The outcome is very positive

I made 2 more batches of the laundry soap today. There was still more of the last batch but since we've used half of it, I decided to make more.

What I found out with this soap:
1) The result is no different from commercial detergent. I actually believe that the clothes seem to be cleaner (whiter, brighter).
2) Very minimal scent of Ivory soap on the clothes, if any. Otherwise, no perfumes left on the clothes at all.
3) I have sensitive skin. It breaks out easily from most commercial detergent. This mix seems to work great. No allergic reaction so far.
4) Small amount of suds. Most of the time, there wasn't any suds in the washer.
5) Very cheap to make. That is always a plus.
6) A batch will yield about 15-20 large loads. A batch is made from 2 cups of grated soap, 1 cup each of borax and washing soda.

I have read comments from other laundry soap makers that this kind of soaps works great for HE machines. I don't have one, so I don't know. I imagine the fact that it almost doesn't have suds will make it work better with these machines.

If you have time on your hand, or very interested in saving some money and saving the earth, for what it's worth, I'd recommend making the laundry soap.

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