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Quick Tip – Foam Soap

Quick Tip……Foam Soap
Quick tip for foam soap

Mix 3 parts water and 1 part soap or shampoo into an old foam soap dispenser. Shake well. Then you’ve got a whole new bottle of foam soap or shampoo! Yahooooo!

For some reason, I feel like the foam soap and shampoo go farther than the regular stuff. When B’s foam shampoo ran out I mixed 3 parts water and 1 part baby shampoo for N. It worked! Just a small amount of the shampoo turned into a whole bottle.

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9 Comments

  • Reply eidolons

    We use foam soap containers and fill them with warm water, adding two squirts (or morem if I’m not paying attention) of castille soap. One teeny bottle of castille lasts us (in the kitchen and bathroom) for several months.

    April 22, 2010 at 12:55 pm
  • Reply Jen

    Thanks for the great tip! My girls go through soap like crazy.

    Jen
    from Creative and Curious Kids!

    April 22, 2010 at 1:10 pm
  • Reply zekesmom10

    I dilute liquid soap that I buy by the gallon at about 10:1. That’s just a 1/4 to 1/2 inch of soap in the container and water to the bottom of the foaming pump mechanism. Mix it up. It’s still quite foamy and last FOR. EVER.

    April 22, 2010 at 2:57 pm
  • Reply Mommy Lisa

    We do this too…you don’t need nearly 2:1 ratio you published here. I just put a small amount in the bottom of hand soap dispenser and fill w/water – I agree with Zekes mom on about 1/4-1/2 inch in the bottom of the foam dispenser. I have not bought hand soap in over a year.

    I will try this with Shampoo now too. Will make it easier to distribute in my squirmy childs hair!

    April 22, 2010 at 5:41 pm
  • Reply Julie

    Cool! I will have to try this! The girls love using foam soap.

    April 22, 2010 at 7:40 pm
  • Reply Rachel

    What a great idea! I love that it stretches the life of the soap!

    April 22, 2010 at 8:51 pm
  • Reply ~SHANNON~

    That is such a truly fab tip!! I will be using that tomorrow! We are low on a foam dispenser, and I was thinking about what to replace it with. Now I can just make my own foam. Thanks:)

    April 24, 2010 at 1:32 am
  • Reply AmberLee

    This is so good to know! I’m totally trying this.

    April 24, 2010 at 4:52 am
  • Reply Julie Bagamary

    Great idea. Thanks.

    April 28, 2010 at 11:01 pm
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