Easy & Inexpensive Liquid Fabric Softener Tutorial

Store-bought fabric softeners can be costly. But there really is no need to pay high prices for fabric softener when making your own is so easy and inexpensive. This tutorial on how to make liquid fabric softener will walk you through the steps. And trust me: you won't believe how simple it is to make your own for a fraction of the cost!

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Things You'll Need

  • 12 ounces of hair conditioner (any brand or scent will work)

  • 1 1/2 cups of distilled white vinegar

  • 3 cups of warm water

  • 20 drops of lavender essential oil (optional)

  • Airtight container

  • Large bowl

  • Whisk

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Step 1: Add hair conditioner to a large bowl.

You can use a non-scented conditioner or any scented conditioner for this step.

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Step 2: Add vinegar and water.

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Step 3: Add 20 drops of lavender essential oil.

You can leave this step out or add a different scent if you like. This step is purely scent related.

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Step 4: Whisk the mixture well.

Whisk the mixture until fully combined and add to an airtight container to store.

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How to Use

Use 1/4 cup of your homemade liquid fabric softener per load of laundry. This liquid fabric softener is safe for HE washers, too!

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