Organic Castile Liquid Soap- 5 Litres
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Organic Castile Liquid Soap- 5 Litres
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This product is concentrated and can be diluted for a variety of purposes as described below. You can also use this product as is or mixed with essential oils of your choice. Castile Soap can also be thickened with salt if you prefer a slightly thicker finish to your liquid soap.
This product comes packaged in a 5 Litre jerrycan style bottle with a product label. If you are after a smaller bottle of this product, we also sell a 1L bottle (with or without a pump). Please click here for more options.
Originating in Spain, Castile soap has been popular in Europe for centuries and is a great moisture rich cleanser for all the family. Using a traditional handmade process blending natural olive oil (moisturising and full of vitamins) and coconut oil (a great cleaner) results in a gentle multi-purpose cleaner. Castile soap is an amazing natural product as it is not only environmentally friendly but also incredibly useful and effective for a wide range of purposes. You can use it on your body, to clean your house, and even on pets. If you are a minimalist and like a natural product that you can use for many things (especially good for travel if you wish to pack light!) then this is the product for you. Many cleansers can be toxic for people & the environment. However, this unscented Castile liquid soap is made with natural ingredients and is contains absolutely no nasties.
This surfactant free, creamy yellow, natural liquid soap base made using organic vegetable oils. It contains no SLS, SLES or Parabens. Essential oils can be added to it for fragrance and can be thickened with salt (Sodium Chloride) if required. Our Organic Castile Liquid Soap is perfect for sensitive skin – babies too (though not tear-free!). This soap is concentrated, biodegradable, versatile and effective. Made with organic ingredients, packaged in a convenient bottle to make this super easy to use for just about any cleaning task. Face, body, hair – food, dishes, laundry, mopping, pets – clean your house and body with no synthetic preservatives, detergents or foaming agents…just dilute using the guidelines below.
Aqua, Potassium Oleate, Potassium Cocoate**, Potassium Olivate***, Glycerine, Potassium Citrate. All derived from oils of organic origin. **Derived from Fair Trade Coconut Oil. ***Australian sourced Organic Olive Oil.
Discover some of the many uses of this amazing, natural and organic product:
Our Castile Liquid soap is a wonderful natural facial cleanser, no matter your skin type. This is very gentle and perfect for anyone who likes a simple formulation which melts away makeup and sunscreen without stripping the skin. Simply apply two to three drops onto wet hands, then apply to your wet face and massage into skin.
Our Castile Liquid soap is a perfect hand wash. We recommend 1 part Organic Castile Liquid Soap to approximately 2-3 parts of water. You can use a foam bottle if desired. This is wonderful for handwashing, as well as wiping bench tops, basins or anything that needs cleaning in the kitchen or bathroom. Just apply a little to a cleaning cloth and wipe bench tops etc. A fantastic multipurpose product. You can also add essential oils if desired.
Castile soap can be combined with witch hazel or rosewater and a carrier oil of your choice 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.
For a classic and effective body wash which works to wipe away all of the day's dirt and grime and leave you feeling fresh and clean, all you need to do is squirt one small drop onto a loofah, wet wash cloth or sponge, then apply to your wet body and lather into a rich foam.
Organic Castile Liquid Soaps can also be used as a natural shampoo! Mix ½ tbsp. into your hand and work into wet hair, massaging into a lather. Alternatively, you can dilute ½ tbsp. into ½ a cup of water for a slightly weaker solution.
To get the most out of your relaxing bath, simply add 2 tbsp. of the soap into your bath water for a cleansing and nourishing addition. It’s relaxing and cleansing and skin will feel so soft. You can also add relaxing essential oils such as Lavender for extra relaxation and a beautiful aroma.
For a clean shave, work 10 drops into a lather using some water, then apply to skin. For shaving underarms, we recommend 3 drops and for legs approximately ½ tsp. Massage into skin as you go and add water as needed to help prevent razor irritation and achieve a close shave.
For a relaxing end to a long day, you can use Organic Liquid Castile Soaps as a soothing and hydrating foot bath to help relax tired or swollen feet. Add 1.5 tsp of the soap into a small tub of warm water, place your feet inside, then sit back and relax for as long as you like! Try adding relaxing essential oils of your choice for added relaxation.
AROUND THE HOUSE USES:
To clean your dishes with a safe and natural dishwashing liquid, you can dilute the Castile Soap 1:10 with water to create a gentle detergent which works to remove food and stains and leave your dishes sparkling clean.
Another great way to use the castile soaps is as a laundry detergent that won’t leave any residue on your clothing and thoroughly removes dirt and grease. Add ⅓ - ½ cup of the soap into a large load. For spot cleaning, massage a small amount into the affected area to lather and lift the stain.
To create an effective soap to clean your floors of dirt, dust and lingering germs, mix in ½ cup of soap into 10L of hot water to create a lightly soapy solution which doesn't leave behind any stickiness. You can also use a small amount (1-2 pumps) with approximately 500ml of water as the cleaning solution in the handy little portable microfiber clean up mops that spray water. Depending on your floor, experiment with the best dilution of you.
Tip from a staff member at My Natural Beauty- "I use this amazing Organic Castile Soap in my multi -surface floor cleaner on my shiny ceramic tiles and rugs and this works a dream and saves me money buying the commercial solution. Only a very small amount is needed".
Multipurpose cleaning spray
For a multipurpose spray that you can use all around the house, you can mix ¼ cup of castile soap into a spray bottle filled with water, then wipe down surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom or wherever as needed. You can add in ¼ tsp of tea tree essential oil or lemon essential oil for extra cleaning and antibacterial power.
To get streak-free, crisp and clean windows, simply mix 1 tbsp. of castile soap into a spray bottle of hot water. Then simply wipe down with a squeegee or microfibre cloth to remove marks, water spots and dirt. Be sure to dry off the glass with a clean dry microfiber cloth or paper towel to ensure no marks are left behind. This also works well for mirrors and other shiny surfaces.
To clean your toilet with castile soap, dilute 1:4 with water in a spray bottle, then spray into your toilet bowl and sprinkle baking soda onto your scrubbing brush. Scrub your toilet and leave to sit for 10 minutes before flushing away to reveal a sparkling clean toilet.
You can use castile soap scrub cleaner in your kitchen or bathroom. Mix 1 part castile soap and 3 parts 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
Ideally you should 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.
OTHER USES FOR CASTILE SOAP:
Fruit and vegetable rinse
Simply mix a small dash of the soap into a bowl of water, then scrub away dirt or residue from your fresh produce. After cleaning, rinse well with fresh water. Sellers note- This works perfectly to wash my celery before juicing!
Even your pups can benefit from castile soap! Depending on the size of your dog, the amount you use will vary. Wet your dog thoroughly and work a small amount of the soap into their fur until you reach a lather. Massage as needed, then rinse well.
Please adapt the recipes above to suit your needs and look into other natural products such as essential oils that can be combined with castile soap for even more options. If you research Castile soap you will find the list of effective uses goes on and on. You will not be short on uses for this amazing natural product! We would love to hear how you use this product. Please message us with any great uses you discover.
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