Once I started using all-natural, DIY bathroom products, I discovered that I was sensitive to smell. Or, better said, it wasn’t until I got rid of toxic cleaning products that I realized just how toxic they really are. For example, my husband decided to buy a commercial hard water stain remover and use it in our bathroom while I was at work. When I came home, the fumes were so overbearing that I had to leave the house. He had bought it without thinking and using it made him sick for the rest of the day. Wow!
So if you are interested in a healthy lifestyle or raising healthy kids, a logical next step is to eradicate harsh cleaning chemicals from your home. The great news is though that you don’t have to sacrifice effectiveness for health. These bathroom products will get the job done. Oh, and they are made from inexpensive, ingredients. So once you make the switch, you will not only be healthier, but you’ll be richer too because you’ll no longer be buying overpriced cleaning products.
Here are seven all-natural bathroom products that you can make yourself:
This bathroom cleaner is made with just five ingredients, including essential oils. Kate used Tea Tree Oil when she made her cleaner, but you can literally use any essential oil you would like. Some of my favorite oils for bathroom cleaning are peppermint, eucalyptus, and lemon. Oh, and Kate calculated how much she spent to make a batch of this cleaner. The answer? $1.29!
From Root and Revel.
Homemade Scrub Cleaner
Growing up, my mom was obsessed with Soft Scrub. She went through bottles and bottles of the stuff. She passed away from breast cancer when I was seventeen (hello! Did you know that some toxic cleaning chemicals have been linked to cancer? Yet another reason to make your own all natural products). But if she were alive today, I am sure she would be kicking herself when she found out she could make her own Soft Scrub with just three ingredients!
From Live Simply.
Lavender + Lemon Disinfecting Spray
I am not going to lie; I am pretty obsessed with all of Becky’s DIY cleaning recipes found in her book, The Organically Clean Home. The are all fantastic, and I am glad that Becky shared this one on her website so you can get a taste of all of her cleaning recipes. This cleaner gets is disinfecting properties from vodka. I personally go to Costco and buy a huge bottle of Kirkland brand and use it to clean with.
From Clean Mama.
Essential oils and baking soda. That’s all it takes to make your own air fresheners. You can customize them however you want to and decorate the jar however you would like. No more ugly Renuzits sitting on top of your toilet. Yay!
Homemade Window Cleaner
This homemade cleaner recipe is unscented, but of course, you can add your own essential oils to it. Unscented, it costs just $.12 a bottle to make. When was the last time you spent that little on a bottle of Windex?
From Creative Savings.
Toilet Bowl Cleaners
How do you prefer to clean your toilets? With a powder, gel, or spray? Because Arsy has a recipe for all three. So technically, I guess this post features nine different DIY cleaners. Haha! Try them all and see which one you like the best.
From Rubies and Radishes.
No. 2 Spray
I remember when Poo~pourri first came out, I thought that it was magic! That’s because it really did work and eliminated a common problem that seemingly had no solution. Little did I know that Poo~pourri is super easy to make yourself and works on the simple principle that oil sits on top of water.
From One Good Thing by Jillee.
So there you have it! Seven different all-natural bathroom products that you can start making yourself. As you probably noticed, many of these recipes use essential oils or can have essential oils added to them. Do you need help buying high-quality EOs? If so, I can help!
Here is also a link to my all-time favorite cleaning spray bottles. I have gone through many different varieties!
A Word About Curated Posts
The above is a curated post. Some people call them round-ups, but I like the phrase “curated post” a lot better because I have spent hours putting each of these lists together. I have been a Pinterest junkie for years, and I am always looking for the newest or best or most interesting DIY project out there. Finding these items, testing them, and then using them on a daily basis is so much fun AND, I have discovered, helps save me money.
So if you enjoyed this post, here are some others that you might like:
All-Natural Beauty DIYs
All Natural Personal Care DIYs
Healthy Living DIYs
Now, I want to hear from you! What are some of your all-time favorite DIY cleaners?
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