Tuesday, May 11, 2010

How to Make Your Own Foaming Hand Soap

We have fallen in love with foaming hand soap. It's so much easier for K to use and rinse off! It's more exciting too because of all the bubbles.

What do I love more than foaming hand soap? Well, a lot of things, but I love to save money. That’s why I decided to try making my own foaming hand soap, just like The Common Cents Home did.

It is so easy that my husband and I both felt ripped off for ever paying for foaming hand soap!

All you need is an empty foaming soap dispenser…we bought a full one at WalMart, and any regular liquid hand soap refill.DSCN2972 Fill the bottle 3/4s of the way to the fill line with water, and fill the last 1/4 with normal hand soap (Dove, Dial, etc). You can add marbles in the bottom to look pretty, but I just shook mine. It hasn’t separated at all and works just as well as store bought foaming hand soap.
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7 comments :

  1. Wow!! How cool is that!! Yes, I'm kinda feeling ripped off myself! Will be giving this a try!

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  2. I did this a few months ago (no marbles) just because the label specifically said: "Do NOT add water to bottle to refill" and I thought, "oh YEAH, well I'm DOING it!" and it worked! Cute blog! Ann at http://housefinally.blogspot.com/2010/

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  3. I just did this and it seems to be working well. My 2 girls do better with foam soap than the other. Much less scrubbing off of the vanity for me!
    Thanks for sharing!
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  4. This is great!!! Thanx for the tip : )

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  5. Wow! Thanks for sharing. I will have to do this.

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  6. I wondered if this would work; thanks for pointing the way!

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  7. I'm so doing this. There is always extra soap on the counter and mirror. Who knew it would be so easy?

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