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    “All-cleaning eye” multi-surface cleaner

    How to make multi-purpose cleaner? Now that the windows, toilet, floor, and air are all fresh and clean, you can handle (almost) everything else with just one product: the amazing All-cleaning eye. It smells great and makes short work of kitchen and bathroom counters, sinks, bathtubs, tables, and surfaces of all kinds! Ingredients 2 tablespoons (30 ml) Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap (scented or not) 1 tablespoon baking soda About 1 litre water (preferably demineralized, but tap water will do) 1 teaspoon essential oil “spring cleaning”: lemon, lemongrass, lemon-scented eucalyptus, tea tree, bay laurel, peppermint, true lavender in amounts of your choosing. Tools 1 1 litre bottle with trigger sprayer Measuring…

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    “Fizz for your biz” Homemade toilet bowl cleaning powder

    How to make natural toilet bowl cleaner? The John, the loo, the throne – even the crapper! We have many names for the toilet, but need just one fizzy powder to make it shine! Ingredients 120g (1/2 cup) citric acid 285g (1 cup) baking soda 1 teaspoon essential oil (equal parts lemon, lavender, lemongrass and peppermint) Tools Measuring cups or scale Teaspoon Mason jar Wooden scoop Steps to follow Prepare and sterilize your equipment and workspace. Measure the ingredients Mix ingredients in an airtight container. How to use Place one or two teaspoons (or small scoop, using the wooden scoop) in the toilet bow. Let fizz; wipe.

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    “Mirror, mirror on the wall…” glass and mirror cleaner

    How to make homemade window cleaner? Spattered by rain drops, streaked by dust, and besmirched by tiny fingers, our mirrors and windows take a beating throughout the year. But with just two ingredients and a few swipes with a soft cloth, you can once again enjoy the sun’s rays shining through your windows and mirrors reflecting your inner and outer beauty. Ingredients 120 ml (1/2 cup) isopropyl alcohol 120 ml (1/2 cup) water (demineralized or tap) Utensils Measuring cup Funnel 1 240 ml cosmo bottle with mister Steps to follow Prepare and sterilize your equipment and workspace. Measure or weigh water and alcohol. Using the funnel, pour water and alcohol…

  • Homemade floor cleaner
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    “Bebop n mop” floor cleaner

    How to clean floors with natural products? Spring cleaning is not everyone’s cup of tea, so here’s an idea. While trying out this fast and easy recipe, put on your favourite music, crank up the volume, grab your mop, sing at the top of your lungs – and bop to the music while washing the floor. Bebop n mop, as they say! Ingredients 215g (90.5%) Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap, scented or not 22,5g (9.5%) essential oil of your choice. For a “spring cleaning” blend: lemon, lemon-scented eucalyptus, lemongrass, tea tree, bay laurel, peppermint, lavender… in amounts of your choosing. Tools 1 240 ml cosmo bottle with disc top Measuring cup…

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    Homemade leather balm

    How to make leather balm? Ever wonder where we get our recipe ideas? From our daily lives, from noticing our own needs, and from listening to those around us! One day, two young women were overheard talking in the metro. The gist of their conversation was that their “yoga mats stink!” This idea was added to our list, and our yoga mat spray soon made its appearance. Another time, a colleague mentioned that her son loved to play in the bath, but she was wary of ingredients found in store-bought products. Twenty minutes later, we were playing in the sink with the foam from our easy-to-make bubble bath. Today’s recipe…