Clean Your Home for Less: 14 Homemade Soap Recipes!

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 14
    Homemade Laundry Soap
    You 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.
    Learn more at Being Creative
  • Homemade Dish Soap and Printable 2 of 14
    Homemade Dish Soap and Printable
    If 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!
    Learn more at Tried and True
  • Homemade Dishwasher Detergent 3 of 14
    Homemade Dishwasher Detergent
    It's so hard to find the right dishwasher detergent, especially with the hard water where I live. Try this recipe instead!
    Learn more at Simply Designing
  • Homemade Puffy Paint Soap 4 of 14
    Homemade Puffy Paint Soap
    Puffy 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.
    Learn more at Chalk in my Pocket
  • Homemade Liquid Soap 5 of 14
    Homemade Liquid Soap
    Want to save a bit of money and get exactly the liquid soap you like? Try this awesome recipe!
    Learn more at Savvy Housekeeping
  • Homemade Shaving Soap 6 of 14
    Homemade Shaving Soap
    The 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 14
    Homemade Frugal Soap
    Frugal? Like to wash your hands? Who isn't and who doesn't? Try this great recipe for homemade soap!
    Learn more at The Frugal Girls
  • Meyer’s Basil Liquid Hand Soap Recipe 8 of 14
    Meyer's Basil Liquid Hand Soap Recipe
    We 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.
    Learn more at The Farmer's Nest
  • Homemade Dog Shampoo 9 of 14
    Homemade Dog Shampoo
    We 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.
    Learn more at eHow
  • Homemade Shampoo and Hairspray 10 of 14
    Homemade Shampoo and Hairspray
    The 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!
    Learn more at On Just a Couple Acres
  • Homemade Conditioner 11 of 14
    Homemade Conditioner
    When 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!
    Learn more at Paula Deen
  • Homemade Scouring Powder 12 of 14
    Homemade Scouring Powder
    If 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.
    Learn more at Tammy's Recipes
  • Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner 13 of 14
    Homemade Toilet Bowl Cleaner
    Here'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.
    Learn more at Everything is homemade
  • Homemade Oven Cleaner 14 of 14
    Homemade Oven Cleaner
    You 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.
    Learn more at Crunchy Betty

Do you use any homemade cleaning recipes? We would love to have you share them with us!!


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