Soap Recipes

Learn how to make your own soap! Find and swap recipes for homemade soaps and cleaners.

Sep 13, 2016

powdered laundry soap

By Kimberly Parker
Use 1-2 tablespoons per load. I typically use 1 tablespoon for regular loads, 2 tablespoons for...
Nov 23, 2015

All Natural Creamy, Whipped Body Butter (Easy)

By Family Favorites
I am absolutely hooked on this extremely wholesome, natural and pure organic whipped body butter. Softens...
Nov 23, 2015

Even Burt's Bees Use My Lip Balm =)

By Family Favorites
Ok... So in the spirit of full disclosure, I really don't know if bees wear lip...
Oct 6, 2014

Homemade Wash Powder (Clothing)

By Connie Brannen
This is my laundry soap of choice.
Mar 31, 2014

Borax-Free Liquid Laundry Detergent

By Rachel Burke
I found this recipe on! Its pretty good for not using borax. Anyone with sensitive...
Mar 25, 2014

DYI Laundry Detergent

By Sue West
I decided to submit & share this non-food recipe because I'm just so happy with this...
Mar 22, 2014

Natural Moisturizing Body Wash

By Grace Pulley
This is the basic recipe for the all natural body wash that I make for my...
Feb 23, 2014

Flower fixes

By Stormy Stewart
As an re-starting out gardener I found myself turning to Jerry Baker, America's most beloved and respected...
Nov 18, 2013

ladybug41 homemade laundry soap

By Connie Brannen
I have made a change to this recipe, as when you make your own arm and...
Oct 6, 2013

Double Duty Fabric Softner

By janet s
I've done this for years and it works well
Sep 9, 2013

Miracle Laundry Stain Remover

By Beth Carlton
Great stain remover!
Aug 25, 2013

All Purpose Cleaner

By Lynnda Cloutier
Safe for the environment and safe for you and your family, this all in one, handy...
Aug 25, 2013

Alternative Basic Shampoo

By Lynnda Cloutier
Easy on the environment and on the budget.Source: Unknown
Aug 1, 2013

Simple Bath Bubbles for the kids

By Lynnda Cloutier
Let the bubbles and fun start. Put this mix in an empty plastic honey bear,too. Another...
Aug 1, 2013

Volumizing Shampoo

By Lynnda Cloutier
Don't drink that beer....add it to the basic shampoo. Beer will pump up the volume and...
Aug 1, 2013

Bery Nice Bath Crystals for Kids

By Lynnda Cloutier
Use leftover plastic honey bear jars to store the bath crystals. It makes a cute colored...
Jul 30, 2013

Homemade Shower Cleaner

By Kathleen Riemer
Jul 28, 2013

Homemade Window Cleaner

By Bonnie Lockhart
I used to get a foam cleaner at a dollar store, and could not find it...
Jul 21, 2013

Homemade Laundry Soap

By Sabrina Nichols
This recipe is off the internet.... I will put the link below . It shows a...
Jul 3, 2013

Bathtub Crayons

By Amy Alusa
I found another great recipe for an amazingly fun bath time activity; without having to spend...
Jun 29, 2013

Homemade Goo Gone

By Amy Alusa
This is another product I really like that is hard to afford. It takes off sticky...
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Slowly, we’re coming out of our winter cocoons. So, put away the down jacket and swap it for an apron. It’s time to get into the kitchen and start baking. Filled with berries and bright flavors (hello lemon everything!), spring desserts light up our taste buds. In honor of spring’s arrival, here are 17 easy […]