2 to 4 tablespoons baking soda, depending on desired thickness
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10 drops lavender essential oil
1 or 2 drops avocado oil
Mix well. Apply to face with damp cloth or hands. Massage and rinse.
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1 cup water
1 teaspoon Borax
1/4 cup vinegar
10 drops orange essential oil
5 drops lemon essential oil
Mix water and Borax and set aside. Combine remaining ingredients and add to Borax mixture. Pour into a clean spray bottle. Shake, wipe surface clean, and rinse. Ideal for grimy surfaces.
Option: Replace citrus oils with lavender or others as desired. Adjust amount for preferred scent.
1 1/2 cups Borax
1 1/2 cup Arm and Hammer washing soda
1 bar Fels-Naptha soap, grated
Combine. Use 1 or 2 tablespoons per load.
2 cups hot water
1 cup vinegar
2/3 cup Suave Naturals Refreshing Waterfall Mist conditioner
Combine. Use 2 tablespoons per load.
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