Hope all is well and that everyone is living their bougie lives to the absolute fullest!
Last week I put together the homemade laundry detergent and it was awesome! I wanted to wait until I had some other folks try it before I posted about it so there was no bias. So my testers were my straight no chaser mom, and my friend who I'll call "T.K" to protect her privacy. I gave them both a sample of the dry/powdered detergent and the liquid and....<drumroll>...they both said it worked great!
The first picture is the liquid (obviously) and that's only about 1/4 of the batch! In true bougie form, I re-purposed an empty Woolite bottle so I wouldn't use all my quart size mason jars, momma got plans for them. The second picture is the powdered - it looks kinda strange I know.
I used it on my dogs bedding and it was clean and fresh but the real test was using it on my 16 year old sons laundry...and again clean and fresh.
Just as a disclaimer, you won't see a lot of bubbles or suds but trust the cleaning power is definitely there. And only 3 ingredients. The total cost to make was around $7.00 bucks, and a full batch makes 5 gallons of the liquid. Now because I'm fancy and like to do my own thing, I actually made mine a little more concentrated so I had maybe 3 gallons.
Hope this helps and if anyone is interested the ingredients and directions are as follows:
2 Cups Arm & Hammer Washing Soda
2 Cups 20 Mule Team Borax Laundry Booster (has tons of uses)
1 Bar Fels Napa - its a bar laundry soap. You could also use Zote. Some recipes suggest using a bar of Ivory or what you have on hand or can get cheap. I think I'm going to use a bar of Dr. Bronners in my next batch.