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Homemade Adult Wipes

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I am a caregiver and I have found the price of adult wipes (like baby wipes) are expensive, so I make my own. I have saved so much money making these. All you need to have is patience and time.


You will need:

  • 1-roll white VIVA paper towels, separated and fold-put in plastic contanier with lid)
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2 Tbsp. baby wash
  • 2 Tbsp. baby oil
  • 1 tsp. aloe vera


Mix all ingredients and pour over wipes. If the wipes seem dry, make more mix solution as before. I personally go to dollar tree and get baby wash and baby oil.

By cjmom from TN

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June 29, 20120 found this helpful

I make my own babywipes for my grandkids. I use the same ingredients except for the aloe vera. I love the scent and how much money I have saved by making my own. I use them also for clean-ups after meals. Great for cleaning little dirty faces and hands as well...also makes the perfect baby shower gift.

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January 30, 20130 found this helpful

This sounds like a great idea but don't the paper towels get too soaked and shred?

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September 11, 20150 found this helpful

What if you don't have baby oil or baby wash and you are unable to run up to the store to get some? Can I substitute them with something else?

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August 17, 2013 Flag

Are these safe to flush into the sewer?

By TW from KY

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April 25, 20150 found this helpful

No. New York City's sewers are clogged with these things and a Minnesota city is suing 6 companies that make 'flushable' wipes that have caused clogged sewers. You can check out these links:  3-10/index1.html -and-  l/301228331.html

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August 3, 20150 found this helpful

If you don't think you'd put it in a septic system then best not to put it into the city mains.

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