These 10 DIY Household Products Will Make You Never Buy Too Much

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You may have a big concern about the household products with harmful chemical, we appreciate it. Now, we have no choice available unless to make sure everything around us is safe, including the household products. Therefore, it is worth for you to save your money and your life by using DIY household products. We think these DIY projects are worth to try. It is more than just the chemical-free products, but the handy hacks to complete your bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen.

Body Wash

Do you know how to make inexpensive and cleaner body wash to replace your favorite commercial product? Well, you can check out the full scoop here.

Not only the price differential that will make it worth to try but also it can work cleaner. Here are the ingredients.


Perhaps, when you go around a local grocery, one of the household items you will grab is the mouth rinse. Are you sure that your favorite product is the best choice? Why do not try a better solution?  You can prove that you can make great DIY mouthwash through these ingredients:

  • 1/2 c. aloe vera juice
  • 1/4 c. water
  • 1 tsp witch hazel
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil.

If you really need this one, you can check out this site with the full tutorial for you. The trick is to combine the ingredients without letting the reaction overflow.

Laundry Detergent

How much money you will spend to buy a laundry detergent? Next time, it is better to save your money when you are at the grocery shop. If you run out of some clean clothes, do not panic. You can make your DIY laundry detergent to save your cash.  It calls for Borax, Fels-Naptha soap, baking soda, Oxy Clean, and softener crystals.


Hopefully, this glue isn’t for sniffing. Get your hands on some flour, sugar, water, and white vinegar, then follow these methods (you have a few to choose from).


Got roommates? Find yourself spraying lots of fabric freshener all over the place? Go cheap: liquid fabric softener, baking soda, and warm tap water will get the job done.

Hand Soap

The magic is in the foam-dispensing pump, not the soap. So next time you run out, put 1 teaspoon of liquid dish soap in the empty canister and fill the rest with water. Enjoy not spending five bucks at the store!


If you want a natural alternative to arsenic (one of the active ingredients in insecticides), then try this recipe. It calls for 1 head of garlic, 1 tablespoon red pepper flakes, 1 cup water, 1/2 teaspoon liquid dish soap, and 2 cups water. Pretty simple!

Wrinkle Remover

This might be one of those products you are glad you know how to make the next time you need it. The ingredients call for 1/4 cup of vinegar, 1/4 cup of water, and 3 tablespoons of liquid fabric softener. Just combine in a spray bottle and you’re done.

Bug Spray

Nothing is worse than trying to enjoy the great outdoors and constantly having to fight off the mosquitos. Next time, try bringing along your own brand of homemade bug spray. It’s cheaper and will not have DEET. Get your hands on some essential oils of your choosing, natural witch hazel, distilled or boiled water, and vegetable glycerin. Who knows, you may even fend off Dengue Fever!

Shaving Cream

There’s no doubt that the market has been cornered on shaving cream. Save yourself the money next time and opt for the DIY kind. It calls for 1/3 cup shea butter, 1/3 cup virgin coconut oil, 1/4 cup jojoba or sweet almond oil, 10 drops rosemary essential oil, and 3-5 drops peppermint essential oil.