Did you know that it only take a few simple and inexpensive ingredients to make your own laundry detergent? A typical load of store-bought laundry detergent cost 21 cents a load compared to 4 cents when you make your own! Most people who make their own natural laundry detergent say this is the easiest way to transition to a more natural living lifestyle. I couldn’t agree more. Ditch the chemicals and save money with these easy DIY laundry detergent “recipes”.
What is the best homemade laundry detergent?
Having made my own laundry detergent on and off for the last 8 years, I’ve tried a lot of different recipes. I’ve tried liquid homemade laundry detergent and powders in an effort to figure out which one is the best.
What I’ve found is that pretty much all of the ones I’ve made have worked. When it comes to figuring out the best homemade laundry detergent it really depends on how you want to make it. That is why I put together this list of the 5 best DIY laundry detergents.
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What Supplies do I need to make my own laundry detergent?
Each recipe below is different, but here are some common homemade DIY laundry soap supplies. It may seem like a lot of stuff to buy, but it doesn’t take much of each ingredient to make a large batch of DIY detergent. Buy these supplies and you’ll have enough to make laundry detergent for years!
5 of the Best DIY Laundry Detergents
Who doesn't love the ease of liquid laundry detergent? It looks so good in this glass jar too! Don't love liquid? Don't worry, Consumer Queen has a powder version too!
Here is another liquid laundry detergent recipe. Pink Fortitude goes into detail on the prices of each ingredient and how much money you can save by making your own laundry detergent.