Did you know that you can make homemade soaps and cleaning products that are more effective and cheaper than commercial brands? It’s true! For example, you can make homemade laundry detergent that will last your family a year for less than $20. Amazing!
Here are 14 awesome Homemade Soap and Cleaning Ideas that can save you major $$$ this year. Check them out after the break! (part 1 of 2)
Homemade Laundry Soap 1 of 14You don't have to pay for laundry soap -- and it's hard to find natural soap that's not harsh on your clothes and skin. Try this proven recipe instead.
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Homemade Dish Soap and Printable 2 of 14If you're like my family, we're always running out of dish soap at the worst times. But I'd much rather have a stock of my own homemade soap -- and this great recipe includes a vute printable for the containers!
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Homemade Dishwasher Detergent 3 of 14It's so hard to find the right dishwasher detergent, especially with the hard water where I live. Try this recipe instead!
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Homemade Puffy Paint Soap 4 of 14Puffy paint is fun for kids -- but they go through it fast! Try this homemade recipe for making puffy paint soap that makes bathtime lots of fun.
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Homemade Liquid Soap 5 of 14Want to save a bit of money and get exactly the liquid soap you like? Try this awesome recipe!
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Homemade Shaving Soap 6 of 14The secret to a good shave is two-fold: a sharp blade and good soap. If one of those is missing, good luck. For centuries, a good shave soap and a good shave brush have been the key to a close shave -- try this recipe to make your own!
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Homemade Frugal Soap 7 of 14Frugal? Like to wash your hands? Who isn't and who doesn't? Try this great recipe for homemade soap!
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Meyer’s Basil Liquid Hand Soap Recipe 8 of 14We love Meyer's at our house, and we go through a lot of it. Want to get a similar feel without the price? Try this great recipe.
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Homemade Dog Shampoo 9 of 14We love our dog, but we don't like her to smell like one. I'm looking forward to trying this recipe and getting our dog into just-home-from the spa dog.
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Homemade Shampoo and Hairspray 10 of 14The more natural the products, the better my hair responds to them. I'm looking forward to giving this homemade shampoo and hairspray combo a try!
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Homemade Conditioner 11 of 14When you live in a place that's as dry as where I live, your hair needs conditioner. But it's nice to have a good homemade recipe with natural ingredients then to keep buying it by the gallon. Try this!
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Homemade Scouring Powder 12 of 14If you're like me and would prefer to keep even cleaning products as natural as possible, then this homemade scouring powder's worth a look.
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Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner 13 of 14Here's a great way to keep everything that goes in your toilet organic :)! Try this homemade toilet bowl cleaner to add to your arsenal of homemade cleaning products.
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Homemade Oven Cleaner 14 of 14You cook food in your oven, right? So who wants those nasty, toxic fumes from traditional oven cleaners invading your casseroles? Try this homemade version instead.
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