What’s the reason to make a DIY laundry soap or detergent? First, it’s extremely affordable; second, it’s all-natural and you can add your own ingredients that are non-allergic or smell amazing; third, it won’t break your washing machine. We’ve rounded up several simple recipes for you to make on your own. Borax, baking and washing soda are the basis of every detergent, and then you can add whatever you like – different leaves, essential oils and so on to get a wonderful aroma. For a laundry softener you’ll need to add vinegar and hot water to the conditioner. Read various tutorials below and try some of them!