2-Ingredient DIY Natural Laundry Detergent

Liana Werner-Gray

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Benzaldehyde, diethanolamine, quaternium-15, bleach. Many mainstream detergents are made with a laundry list of chemicals designed to dissolve dirt, lift stains and leave your clothes smelling fresh. But you don’t have to expose yourself to toxic ingredients in order to slip on soft, clean shirts and socks every week. This inexpensive, environmentally friendly solution is made with just two natural ingredients and can be doubled easily to accommodate dirtier or bigger loads.

2-Ingredient DIY Natural Laundry Detergent

2-Ingredient Natural Laundry Detergent


1/3 cup liquid castile soap
1 Tbsp. baking soda


Use liquid castile soap and baking soda in place of regular laundry detergent. For larger loads, double the recipe.