Unfortunately, we have been brainwashed by clever marketing to believe that we can’t clean properly without big, fluffy, sudsy bubbles. You need to know that this is not the case at all.
Bubbles are almost always created by the addition of surfactants (substances which reduce the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved such as SLS (sodium lauryl
So, rid your mind of all preconceived notions that bubbles are the only way to achieve clean dishes. This dishwashing liquid is good if you’re the squirt-it-on-a-sponge kind of dishwasher; it cuts through grime and doesn’t leave behind any residue. Initially, it does feel odd I must admit, not having a sink full of the foaming white stuff.
But trust me, you’ll get over it. We did!!
Makes: 250 ml | 8.5 fl oz Prep time: < 5 min.
1 cup | 250 ml | 8.5 fl oz liquid castile soap
20 drops of essential oils
My choice of essential oils…
- Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix until combined.
- Transfer into
Add a good squirt of liquid onto a sponge and wash dishes as usual.
- You might find it easier to add ingredients directly into your container.
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