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Liquid Hand Soap from homemade soap. Instead of using store bought soap use homemade soap. If you don't make soap yourself buy it from someone who does. It is better for you and you have lots of choices. Think of all the wonderful scents your soap makers have, that you can't buy in a store. Guaranteed to be a a delight for everyone.
diy liquid handsoap (I know I'm a nerd, but I get really excited when I can make my own products to save money. One bar of soap, glycerin, and water makes one gallon of liquid soap-- I used a Lever brand and it worked great. I can't wait to buy some yummy smelling soaps from Bath and Body to use for handsoap and body wash.
Homemade Liquid Soap. Just combine 1 gal. Water, 2 T. Liquid glycerin ( find in pharmacy) and 1 bar of a good quality, natural soap; grated. (Don't use soaps with additives like moisturizers, etc such as Dove-they won't work) Heat over med/high heat until dissolved. Cool 12 hours. Mix with hand mixer to make a smooth consistency. Voila! Hand soap/body wash at a fraction of store cost.
Someday, I will go off the granola deep-end and insist we live chemical-free. Organic food, using glass instead of plastic, and insisting we only clean with what we can make ourselves. These soaps may be the first step. So pretty and I bet they smell wonderful.
Home Made Liquid Hand Soap 3 bars of soap 6 cups of water - Grate the soap with a cheese grater. Heat soap and water over medium high heat. Stir until soap all dissolves. Pour into a glass jar or bowl and allow to cool. After about 24 hours it will thicken to the right consistency. Fill your liquid soap dispensers and store the rest in a covered container.