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Saving Money on Hand Soap

Here is how I save money on soap. I do not have a brand loyalty, so when I see soap at rummage sales and garage sales, I buy it, often at 10-25 cents a bar. Often it is something fancy from a gift set. I have not paid full price for years.

When my soap bars get small, I save them in a paper cup. When I have a good amount of these scraps, I grate them and add just enough water to make the crumbs stick together in a clay-like consistency then I form it into bars by hand. I let it dry a bit, for a week or so, before using. It lasts a long time. Use these for everyday hand-washing and bathing and save some of the designer soap for when you have company.

By kemperjl from Gilbertsville, NY

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June 23, 20110 found this helpful

New bars of soap are generally very soft to give you that 'sudsy' feeling when lathering up, buy 6 to 10 bars of soap, remove the wrappers, place in a basket container and let the soaps dry out for a minimum of 3 weeks (when your supply gets down to 2 bars, buy again and repeat) you won't see your soap suds flowing down the drain and you will still get a clean wash and the bar will last twice as long.

When the bar gets to a size that is almost useless, stick it to the underside of a new bar and keep on bathing, in less than a day, it will adhere to the new bar. The drying soap bars will add their scent to the bathroom.

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