Looking to learn how to make homemade laundry detergent? We found 34 of the best DIY laundry soap recipes for you to try. Non-toxic, even borax free versions you can make in pretty much any scent you can think of. You will never settle for store bought products again after you seen these, though. Stop spending money on inferior laundry products with chemicals when you can have these instead.
Take your laundry to a new level with these awesome tutorials. When you finish with that, be sure to check out the best DIY cleaning tips we have along with some awesome ideas for spring cleaning. Your whole home can be transformed this weekend.
1. DIY Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipe
If you’re looking to make your own detergent which takes only 10 minutes, smells amazing, is inexpensive and works great, look no further. This soap recipe from Tell Love and Party will certainly fit the bill.
2. Easy DIY Laundry Detergent that Costs Just Pennies a Load
I never realized how easy this would be to make! I cannot wait to give this a go. This DIY laundry soap is a money saver for sure. It’s an easy DIY laundry detergent that just cost pennies per load.
3. DIY Powdered Soap Nuts Laundry Detergent
Need a soap recipe that is great for clothes and cloth diapers and does not contain borax? The Eco Friendly Family got you covered with this easy detergent recipe. Just a reminder, Soap Nuts are not actually nuts, they are a dried berry shell that looks a bit like a nut. They are completely safe for those with nut allergies.
4. Chemical-Free Liquid Laundry Detergent
If you prefer liquid detergent that is borax-free, head on over to Dwelling in Happiness to learn this easy and simple detergent recipe. The best part is the infused essential oils so the laundry smells really good. Such a money saver since you won’t need fabric conditioners anymore.
5. Zero Waste Laundry Detergent
Each of the ingredients on this recipe is completely non-toxic and suitable for people with sensitive skin, like me. And in addition to being totally easy to make and completely chemical-free, this laundry detergent is extremely inexpensive to make.
6. DIY Laundry Soap Fels-Naptha & Borax Free
Looking for the ultimate soap recipe? This DIY Laundry Soap Fels-Naptha & Borax Free is an improved version and will surely be the perfect detergent solution if you want a chemical free detergent. They also have the liquid version to suit your preference.
7. DIY Laundry Detergent For Sensitive Skin
This recipe doesn’t call for borax like most homemade laundry detergents do. This laundry detergent has exactly three ingredients: baking soda, washing soda, and grated Castille soap. Just mix all the ingredients together and store in an airtight container. And Voila! It’s done.
8. Borax Free Natural Homemade Laundry Detergent
This easy tutorial for natural homemade laundry detergent rates an A on the Environmental Working Group (EWG) Healthy Cleaning scale. Now, that’s what I call impressive. Brendid has successfully created an effective all-natural detergent that eliminated dangerous chemicals and additives.
9. Homemade Laundry Detergent With Essential Oils
One Essential Community lists all the reasons why you would want to try this homemade detergent recipe. Some of my favorites are: works in high efficiency (HE) front-loading washing machines as well as regular top-loading washers, no residue on washer or on clothes and actually gets clothes clean!
10. Homemade Liquid Laundry Detergent With Soap Nuts
This is such a cool liquid detergent recipe! I love soap nuts! I use them for shampoo exclusively. And now it’s super great that it can also be used in my laundry. Definitely trying this one out.