Home Made Fabric Softener Recipe Using Common Items In Your Home

by Pamela
(Hemingway, S.C.)

Pamela has shared her home made fabric softener recipe, which uses common items you've already got in your home right now I'd bet.

Pamela says:

Here's my recipe:

  • 1 empty fabric softener bottle

  • 2 cups hair conditioner (I use Suave or VO5)

  • 1 1/4 cups white vinegar

  • 6 cups of water
Directions: Pour all ingredients into empty bottle and mix very well.

This makes about half the bottle. Just double the recipe for a full bottle.

Taylor says:

Thanks so much for this home made fabric softener recipe Pamela.

I am assuming you then just add it like you would any other liquid fabric softener, to the rinse cycle.

It would make sense that this recipe would act in a similar way to regular oil-based fabric softeners, because what they do is lightly coat the fibers of your clothing to make them feel softer and reduce static electricity.

I would love to hear from other people who have used this recipe, to share how it works for them. In addition, you can share your own recipes here, or read others that have already been submitted.

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slight tweaks to the recipe I recommend
by: JColeman

I use the same conditioner recipe, only I recommend buying the gallon sized cheap conditioner at a beauty supply store. Get unscented if you can and add about 10 drops of lavender essential oil (or your favorite essential oil or combo) to each batch.

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