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31 Household Products You'll Never Have To Buy Again

Save money and keep your home chemical free with these DIY recipes.

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1. DIY Dishwashing Detergent

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1 cup borax, 1 cup washing soda (or baking soda will work, as well), 1/2 cup citric acid, and 1/2 cup of kosher salt as a scrubbing agent. Use vinegar as your rinsing agent.

5. DIY Foaming Hand Wash

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The secret is in the pump, not the soap, so never throw out an empty foam soap dispenser. Refill it with 1 teaspoon of liquid soap or dish washing liquid and fill the rest with water.

6. DIY Makeup Removing Wipes

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Make a much cheaper version with coconut oil and paper towels. Get the directions here. Be sure to add a couple drops of tea tree oil to prevent mold from growing on them.

25. DIY Deodorant

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This supposedly works better (but applies differently because it creates a cream you have to rub onto your armpits) than heavy-duty store-bought deodorant. Get the directions here.

30. DIY Drano

abhomeinteriors.com

Mix together 1 cup of baking soda, 1 cup of salt and 1/4 cup of cream of tartar. Measure about a quarter cup of the mixed powder and pour into your clogged drain. Pour two cups of boiling water into the drain, and let stand for about an hour, then run fresh water from the tap.

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