Homemade Lavender Laundry Soap

$30
20 Minutes
Easy
A quick way to make your own laundry soap that smells heavenly! This is the best laundry soap I have ever tried - it really cleans and whitens clothes. At $.25 per load, you can't go wrong!
I made this soap months ago and I still have a ton of it left. All you need is one tablespoon per load, but feel free to use more for tougher stains.
Ingredients for homemade laundry soap include: Washing soda, Borax, Oxi Clean, Baking Soda and castile soap. I had Downy Unstopables, but the castile soap smells so good I didn't need it.
1 full 3 Kg box of washing soda
1 full 2 Kg box of Borax
1 full 500 g box of baking soda
3 bars of Dr. Bonner's lavender-scented castile soap
1.36 Kg container of Oxi Clean
(image shows different quantities because I have updated the recipe since this post.)
Cut up the soap as small as you can then using a food processor, grind it up into finer pieces.
Mix all of your ingredients together well - I used a paint stick for this.
You will have the best smelling soap on the block! The lavender is so wonderful and not overpowering at all!

Thalita @ The Learner Observer
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