The classic bars of soap found in the supermarket were until recently the only option for doing laundry, strictly by hand. With the passage of time and the arrival of new technologies, such as the washing machine, their use has increasingly declined, but they have not disappeared altogether.
There are those who still use soap bars, especially Marseille bars, because they are more effective for treating localized stains. In this article we explain how to convert one bar of soap into 3 liters of liquid detergent.
Liquid detergent is not only recommended to protect hands, but also to avoid leaving residue on the laundry and because its use with the washing machine is more convenient and versatile. It has only one drawback: the cost, which is sometimes very high.
1 bar of Marseille soap
120 ml of white vinegar
1 tablespoon of baking soda
3 liters of water
Grate the bar of soap into the bucket.
Pour one liter of water until the soap is completely covered and let it sit overnight.
The next day pour the contents of the bucket into a pot, add the other 2 liters of water and stir with a wooden spoon. Then add the 120 ml of white vinegar and 1 tablespoon of baking soda.
As soon as it starts to boil, turn off the stove and wait 10 minutes.
Let cool for 20-30 minutes then pour into the final container.
Use the liquid detergent in the same way as industrial detergent. You will see how your laundry will be cleaner and smell better.