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September 14, 2021

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We all know washing your hands is important, but do you really need all of that concentrated liquid you get out of every squirt of your soap dispenser? Not really. That's why foaming hand soap is so popular. But you pay just as much for a bottle of foaming hand soap as you do for regular soap.

So make your own!

Keep pinchin' those pennies,

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Typically you can get about 4 bottles of homemade foaming soap out of one regular sized liquid soap bottle.

Pour about 1 inch of hand soap into a foaming hand soap dispenser. I just re-purposed one that I had bought with foaming soap in it, but you can also buy empty foaming soap dispensers as well.

Most kinds of hand soap should work for this, although I like to use the Softsoap brand.

Fill the rest of the bottle almost to the top with warm water. The warm water helps it dissolve and mix better and filling it slowly is important so that you don't get a bunch of suds. Then gently shake until soap is dissolved into the water.

It's just that easy.