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Old 01-27-2013, 08:56 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by FriedaT
I make ours but it doesn't have soap. Natural detergents left stink and commercial ones left her rashy so I started experimenting making my own. I use a recipe I found on the Internet but I need to find it again as I'm almost out and don't remember it. It's made out of washing soda, baking soda, borax, and oxygen cleaner. I also add some GSE to each load.
How does that work without any surfactant? I've seen local moms talk about using recipes like this and it kind of blows my mind. Surfactants are necessary, I would think, to pull anything out of fabric.
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