Home Made Fabric Softener

| July 25, 2012

Home Made Fabric Softener

Written By: Michelle, The Green-Mother

I have finally run out of “commercial store bought” fabric softener. This means I can start making and using my own home made formula. After doing some research and experimenting with different scents and products, I have finally found a simple recipe that I love.

It saves me money and I am avoiding the dangerous toxins that can be found in store bought commercial products.

Ingredients For My Home Made Fabric Softener

– Six cups of water.

– Three cups of white vinegar.

– 2 Cups of hair conditioner.  I use the hair conditioner that I purchase at the health food store. I purchase my conditioner in bulk and use my own recycled containers. This also cuts down on costs.

– First, mix water, vinegar, and the hair conditioner. I store mine in a recycled fabric softener container.


It is important that I do not shake the ingredients. Doing this will cause the product to foam. I use the same amount that I normally would when using the commercial brands. Instead of using it as a fabric softener, I can also use it as a fabric softener sheet. To do this, I simply spray desired amount on a face cloth and add it to the dryer.

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