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Homemade Natural Washing Powder / UK Recipe Laundry Powder

Please note: I originally wrote this post back in 2014 – but it has now been updated with 2018 prices!

We do a lot of washing in our house. About 20-25 loads a week roughly, sometimes more.  This is something that all households have to do but it does make it hard when one of your kids has very allergic skin.  We have a lot of problems with various washing powders and fabric conditioners as they contain so many harsh chemicals that I might as well just roll my youngest through a patch of nettles!

So we decided to make our own homemade washing powder, four years on and we haven’t looked back since!…

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Antibacterial & Natural Household Cleaner Recipe UK – Make Your Own Home Cleaning Spray

Hello lovelies!

With 3 asthmatics, 2 eczema sufferers and 1 person allergic to almost everything in our house, it is really important that we use as many natural products as possible. But not only this, we just think is just a better way to live, and it’s cheaper too 😉

Keeping our house clean is a must, as it should be, especially as there are 6 adults living in our house (Myself, hubby and 4 grown up kids), a dog, a cat and a snake, as well as a muddy veg patch in the garden and frequent trips to our allotment.…

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Dry Shampoo Recipe – Natural, Easy & Cheap! UK Recipe

My kids are obsessed with dry shampoo and it is very handy stuff.  Normal shop bought shampoo is full of nasties. They are overloaded with chemicals and really do no good to your hair and if used too often can strip out all the natural goodness and leave your hair dull and flat.

And what if you are out and about and need your hair to look good but can’t get to a shower? Then dry shampoo is the answer and our recipe is not only super easy to make, it is also cheap and natural. It is safe enough to use on your hair every other day!…

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