How to Make Homemade Fabric Softener

Fabric softener is a useful washing tool to keep your natural fabric soft for long. It even softens the static synthetic fabrics. Moreover, it sustains the original colour of the fabric and keeps your clothing smelling fresh and cool.  You can find wide range of fabric softeners in your nearest stores, but cannot ignore their side effects. The commercially available fabric softeners are not only costly, but usually contain harsh chemicals that destroy the natural colour of your fabrics. In addition to that, the toxic chemicals are not good for your skin as they exacerbate allergy issues. So, keep you money in your pocket and health at its peak by making Homemade Fabric Softener with safe and easily available natural ingredients.

Things Required:

Plastic container
2 cups water
1 cup baking soda
1 cup white vinegar
Empty bottle


  • 1

    Take a large plastic container and pour 2 cups of warm water into it.

  • 2

    Top the water with 1 cup of baking soda and use a spoon to vigorously stir the mixture until the baking soda dissolves in the water and forms a cloudy mixture.

  • 3

    Now gradually stir in 1 cup of vinegar and continue blending until all the three ingredients incorporate into another to form a smooth solution.

  • 4

    Your Homemade Fabric Softener is ready; carefully pour it into a clean and dry airtight bottle and seal thoroughly.

  • 5

    Shake the bottle for 3 to 5 minutes and then set in a dry cool place for some time to settle down.

  • 6

    Use 1/3 cup of this Homemade Fabric Softener is enough for each laundry. Pour this ratio into your washer during the final rinse of the clothes.

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