Castile Soap

Castile soap is an amazingly versatile vegetable-based soap is made free from animal fats and synthetic ingredients. Our liquid soap is natural, non-toxic, biodegradable & vegan.

Castile soap is an exciting product as not only is it environmentally friendly but also incredibly useful and effective for a number of different purposes. You can use it on your body, to clean your house, and even to blend as a deodorant.

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You may find that a bottle of castile soap conveniently replaces a plethora of other products in your home.

We recommend adding this to your skincare range as a body wash, as it is, or by adding your favourite carrier oils & essential oils.

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Common uses for Castile soap

Deodorant

Castile soap can be used to make a natural deodorant. Add 1/2 teaspoon of castile soap and 1 teaspoon of sea salt to a small spray bottle and use in the underarm area as needed.

Dish soap

Add 1 part of castile soap to 10 parts of water to make a liquid dish soap.

Dishwasher detergent

Use a natural option to replace your usual dishwasher detergent. Mix equal parts of castile soap and water in a bottle. Fill your detergent compartment as normal.

Window cleaner

Freshen up and shine your windows with a natural spray. Use 1 tablespoon of castile soap in a quart of water to clean your windows. Then rinse using soda water and dry the windows with newspaper.

Body wash

Squeeze a small amount of castile soap into your hands to use as a body wash. Use a washcloth or loofah to gently exfoliate your skin.

 

Hand soap

You can easily make your own hand soap or foaming hand soap. Add 2 tablespoons of castile soap to 12 ounces of water. It’s optional to add 1/2 teaspoon of a carrier oil or any essential oil. Fill your soap dispenser with the mixture.

 

Shaving

You can use castile soap in place of shaving cream. Lather up a bit of pure soap in your hands and then apply it to the area you want to shave. You can add a small amount of a carrier oil to help moisturize your skin.

 

All-purpose household cleaner

An all-purpose castile liquid cleaner can tackle all sorts of cleaning jobs. Use 1 to 2 cups of soap in a quart of water as a cleaning spray.

 

Foot bath

Use castile soap to make yourself a relaxing foot bath. Simply add 2 teaspoons of liquid soap to a small bucket of hot water. You can add a few drops of an essential oil to enhance the experience. Sit back and unwind as you soak your feet for up to 20 minutes.

 

Laundry detergent

Add 1/2 cup of castile soap to a load of laundry. You can use less soap if you’re using a high-efficiency washing machine. This may be a particularly appealing option for those who get rashes from traditional store-bought laundry detergents.

 

Bath

Make your bath more luxurious by adding 2 tablespoons of liquid soap to a hot tub of water. You can add 1 tablespoon of a carrier oil if you want some extra moisture for your skin.

 

Sinus decongestion

A castile soap steam is a convenient way to clear your sinuses. Simply add 1 tablespoon of soap to a bowl of boiling hot water. Place your face over the water, drape a towel over your head, and breathe in the mist.

 

Mopping

Castile soap can be used to make your floors sparkle. Add 1/2 cup of soap to 3 gallons of hot water and mop as usual.

 

Toilet cleaner

Mix 1 cup of soap and 4 cups of water and put in a spray bottle. Use this solution to clean your toilet.

 

Ant spray

Add 1/4 cup of soap to a quart of water to make a spray that can be used to keep ants away from plants. Always test it on a small part of the plant before using it on the entire plant.

 

Fruit and vegetable rinse

Castile soap is a great way to clean any pesticides or residue from fresh fruits and vegetables. Add 1/4 teaspoon of soap to a bowl of water. Soak and then gently rub the produce using your hands. Then rinse with plain water.

 

Plant spray for bugs

Keep bugs off of your plants by mixing 1 tablespoon of castile soap in a quart of water to make a spray.

 

Makeup remover

Castile soap can be combined with witch hazel and a carrier oil to make a natural makeup remover. Mix equal parts of all three ingredients together and use a cotton ball to gently remove makeup. Then use a washcloth with warm water to remove any remaining residue.

 

Scouring scrub

You can use a castile soap scrub cleaner in your kitchen or bathroom. Mix 1 cup of castile soap and 3 cups of water in a spray bottle. Shake some baking soda and then spray the cleaning solution on the area that needs to be cleaned. Use a sponge or brush to scrub away any dirt or grime.

 

Makeup brush cleaner

Remember to wash your makeup brushes every week if you can. Simply fill a cup with warm water and a few drops of castile soap. First rinse your brushes in water, then place them in the cup for about 10 minutes. Rinse the brushes again and allow them to air dry.