September 12, 2008
Make Your Own Foaming Hand Soap
Here's what I do to make hand washing easy and economical. I bought foaming hand soap for each bathroom and the laundry room. When it was gone, I refilled the bottles using 2 tablespoons of liquid dish soap and water, being sure to leave some room at the top of the bottle for inserting the pump. I then tilt it back and forth a few times to mix it up.
The soap lasts quite a while and we don't have trouble with it drying our skin any more than other soaps. I have learned to eyeball it and don't measure the soap anymore, but if you add too much soap, it can cause the pump to not work well. I have also used the larger bottles that have the foaming dish soap in them. They are not as attractive, though.
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