Hello lovelies! Just the other day I posted my laundry hack on my Instagram account and so many people were so happy to give it a go! I’m excited to hear what everyone thinks. I have long used Molly’s Suds. I love their company, the clean ingredients, etc. It was the only detergent I felt safe using but could also use it on my son’s cloth diapers as well as our clothing.
Since going more low waste, I am trying to make more items myself when possible. This allows for less packaging, less shipping because I can make things in larger quantities etc. So I decided to recreate the detergent myself! And it has been so great. It’s super easy to do and I could find almost all items in bulk or in a recyclable packaging etc.
- 1/2 cup of Espom Salt
- 1.5 cups of Washing soda
- 1.5 cups of Baking soda
- 1/4 cup of sea salt
- 20 drops of peppermint essential oil (totally optional)
There really aren’t any directions because all you need to do is mix the ingredients together in a bowl and then transfer into a jar/jug to hold. I got a large Glass jar with a metal lid + purchased a metal coffee scoop.
The best part? It legit costs 1/4 of the cost to make this compared to purchasing from Molly’s. This breaks down to .04 cents per load whereas I was paying .16 cents per load with Molly’s. Let me know if you try this out and how you like it!
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