Introduction: DIY Foaming Hand Soap
I was given one of those containers of foaming hand soap for Christmas. I loved it and the container is now empty. I want more of that soap, but I refused to just chuck this perfectly fine container, to buy another one. Then I came across this blog: http://lifeblessons.blogspot.com/2011/09/how-to-make-your-own-natural-bodywash.html, which used Kirk's Castile Soap to make body wash. I am very familiar with this wonderful soap, and the body wash idea was a good one, but her final note at the end the blog is what made me excited. She said that if you took this liquid soap and watered it down even more, it would work in your foaming hand soap dispensers. PERFECT! Got out a bar of soap and made my own foaming soap for my foaming soap dispenser. Make 6 cups, the soap costs $1.39 a bar, and this will fill the dispenser 12 times or 12¢ a pop, while a new dispenser and its soap runs $4-6 a container. The container itself is recyclable, and the soap itself is all natural and has no drying residue when rinsed off. YES! Let’s get started.
1 – 4 oz. (113 g) Bar Kirk’s Original Coco Castile Soap
6 cups water
2.5 quart sauce pan with lid
Empty foaming hand soap dispenser
Clean lidded containers (to store the liquid soap until needed)