How to Make Foaming Hand Soap

By |2018-08-23T23:45:29+00:00February 11th, 2014|Health and Beauty, House and Home|1 Comment

 

So I saw this on pinterest a few months ago (Waaaay to many of my sentences start like this!) and decided that I really wanted to try it! First because I just love the way foamy hand soap feels squishing through my fingers. And second because it is a great way to save some cash since the foamy soap is a bit more expensive than regular old pump soap. I’m so frugal! Anyway, I am very pleased with how well this works and with how simple it is to make! So let me show you…

You only need two things. Liquid soap and a foaming soap dispenser.

You can buy a pump for the foaming soap dispenser. I have seen some trendy ones on Amazon. Or you can just buy a bottle of foaming soap and re-use it. Truth be told, the only reason I splurged and bought the foaming dial soap was for the pump. Although it was the winter cranberry scent and oh so delicious!

So after we used all the dial soap, I rinsed out my bottle and pump. Time to get started.

I took my liquid soap and pumped 30 squirts of it into my foaming soap bottle.

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You can see that 30 pumps doesn’t use up very much soap. Look how much is still left! I could probably stretch this bottle of soap and make it last for quite a while!

Then I just added water to the little bit of soap in my dispenser. I did not fill it all the way to the rim with the water. I left an inch at the top so there would be room to mix the soap and water. Then I gently rolled the dispenser in my hands. I did not try shaking it. From what I have read, shaking it makes it too foamy on the inside and it does not mix well. And that’s it! Easy Peasy!

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Now you are ready to enjoy your foaming soap with your little toddler who has been watching with anticipation…saying “wash hands, mama?”

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Sleeves all rolled up and everything!

Enjoy your new soap!

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  1. Deanna February 11, 2014 at 10:15 pm - Reply

    I do this too! Kids do a better job with foamy soap. The regular just slips off their hand in the sink!

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