Easy & Inexpensive Liquid Fabric Softener Tutorial

Store-bought fabric softeners can be costly. But there really is no need to pay high prices for fabric softener when making your own is so easy and inexpensive. This tutorial on how to make liquid fabric softener will walk you through the steps. And trust me: you won't believe how simple it is to make your own for a fraction of the cost!

how to make liquid fabric softener
credit: Jessica Kielman
how to make liquid fabric softener
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 1 Add hair conditioner to a large bowl.

You can use a non-scented conditioner or any scented conditioner for this step.

how to make liquid fabric softener
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 2 Add vinegar and water.

how to make liquid fabric softener
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 3 Add 20 drops of lavender essential oil.

You can leave this step out or add a different scent if you like. This step is purely scent related.

how to make liquid fabric softener
credit: Jessica Kielman

Step 4 Whisk the mixture well.

Whisk the mixture until fully combined and add to an airtight container to store.

how to make liquid fabric softener
credit: Jessica Kielman

How to Use

Use 1/4 cup of your homemade liquid fabric softener per load of laundry. This liquid fabric softener is safe for HE washers, too!

how to make liquid fabric softener
credit: Jessica Kielman