Sal Suds Dilution Cheat Sheet

Sal Suds, Sal Suds, How do I love thee? I use it for… Clothes Towels Sheets Halloween costumes Tile Floors Carpet Granite Painted walls Painted shelves Plastic trash cans Make Up brushes Dishes Lunchboxes Dog bowls Dog carriers Dog collars Windows Cars Car leather Finished wood Wood cutting boards Plastic cutting boards My grill (aka bar-b-que) Outdoor metal furniture Outdoor plastic furniture Plastic toys Stainless steel appliances Paint brushes China Glass vases Pottery Beach balls Diaper Changing pads Wicker baskets Artificial greenery Painted MDF Microsuede Plastic storage bins Tooth brushes Tooth brush holders Porcelain bathroom fixtures – toilet,

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Bearding Successfully with Dr. Bronner’s

Full disclosure: I didn’t write this post from personal experience. However, I’ve been married to a beard for most of the past 20 years. And I had input from several proud beardsmen. My thanks go out to Aaron, Marty, Benny, and Tyler. The Big Picture Personal care products that stay on the body for extended periods of time warrant extra scrutiny.

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Shaving with Dr. Bronner’s

Organic Shaving Soaps As with all things Dr. Bronner’s, there is versatility and choice in shaving with our products. The simplest choice is to go with Dr. Bronner’s Organic Shaving Soaps. In the timescale of how long the Bronner family has been making soaps, these are relative newbies. Ingredient-wise, the shaving soaps are closely related to Organic Pump Soaps.

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Green Cleaning Starter Kit

You know you want to.  You’ve been meaning to for ages.  Everybody’s doing it. It’s so easy! Today is the day you put together your Green Cleaning Starter Kit. The kit is so simple that you’ll need to trust me that it will indeed clean your house.  Trust it.  No side effects.  No funny business.  No fancy gimmicks. 

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Dilutions Cheat Sheet for Dr. Bronner’s Pure-Castile Soap

Dilute! Dilute! OK!* But how much? Here is a quick reference. None of this is a hard and fast rule. If your stuff is really dirty or your water is really hard, then you may want to use more than the recommended amount. However, this should get you started. You’ll notice that for some applications, I recommend pre-diluting the soap – combining the soap with water in a container.

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Pretreating Laundry Stains with Dr. Bronner’s

Mothering for me has been a crash course in stain management. I definitely underappreciated the relative stainlessness of my earlier adulthood.  I expected certain obvious stain culprits – ketchup, blueberries, bodily fluids.  But others took me by surprise: bananas, watermelon, smashed peas.  And then there was that time a green crayon found its way into the dryer… All that to say,

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