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How to Make DIY Liquid Laundry Detergent

How to Make DIY Liquid Laundry Detergent

What you need:

  • 5 gallon bucket
  • stirrer (wood or stainless)
  • 1 whole bar of zote (400 gms)
  • grater
  • 1 cup of borax (optional)
  • measuring cup
  • 5 gallons hot water
  • gallon jars (for storage)
  • pitcher
  • funnel


How to make it:

Step 1. Grate.

Grate the whole pack of Zote.

Step 2. Add water.

Pour 2 gallons of hot water and stir the mixture until Zote is totally dissolved.

Step 3. Add Borax.

Add a cup of borax  and 2 more gallons of hot water. Dissolve the borax as you stir.

Pour in another gallon of hot water, stir and seal it for 24 hours. Note: Stirring is very important!

Step 4. Stir.

After 24 hours, fully stir the mixture.

Step 5. Store.

Prepare the 2 gallons with half full of warm water.

Using a funnel and pitcher, transfer the liquid detergent and seal.

And there you have it! A super simple DIY liquid laundry detergent soap, pioneered by our friend Becky.


Want to the see the process in action? Check out the video tutorial:


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