Creating your own DIY foaming hand soap might be one of the easiest ways to save money (and prevent excess waste!) in your home.
In anticipation of the many diaper changes my husband and I are about to take on (due date is only about 4 weeks away now!), plus considering the health concerns surrounding over-use of antibacterial hand soaps, we have started re-filling the foaming hand soap bottles we already had with these eco-friendly ingredients:
DIY Foaming Hand Soap Ingredients
- Liquid Castile Soap
- Vegetable Glycerin (although I originally just used Avocado Oil from our pantry and it worked fine)
- Essential Oil (I used eucalyptus because of its antibacterial properties – lemon or lavender would also be nice or check out this list of 11 antibacterial essential oils from Healthy Focus for more ideas)
- Foaming hand soap dispenser (Or recycle an empty foaming hand soap dispenser you have on-hand – I recycled an empty one I had originally purchased from Trader Joe’s)