Emergency Laundry Detergent Alternatives
The best idea is to hand wash just the one thing you really must have (we’ll get to hand washing detergent alternatives). But, if you need to do a larger load of dirty laundry. In the washer, there are some safe alternatives for your usual detergent and tips you can use to eke out enough detergent for one more load.
When hand washing clothes, choose a gentle shampoo like baby shampoo. Do not use a combination shampoo and conditioner or one that tints hair. Use only one teaspoon for a bathroom sink full of water. Use more for a larger sink or several items.
- Bar Soap
As you know, there are several laundry bar soaps (B&B, etc) that are used to treat stains. The laundry soaps or regular bath bars can be used for hand washing clothes by shaving a bit into hot water to melt or by rubbing key soiled areas with the bar. Choose bars that do not contain oils or skin softeners to prevent spotting.
- Body Wash or Hand Washing Gels
As with the recommendations for shampoo, use only a small amount and choose a wash without added moisturizers.
- Hand Dishwashing Liquid
In a real pinch, reach for the hand dishwashing liquid. Use the smallest amount possible and double check that the formula does not contain bleaching agents.
Anyhow, please be aware that the detergent should have no chemical & anti-bacterial element which should be safe to your sensitive area clothing as like for babies, undergarments, and facial towel.
B&B comes in many shapes and sizes, bottle, refill, and soap bars. Its non chemical ingredients are just enough to make it as the best choice for any purposes. B&B soap bars can always be used and be brought to travel as it has specific function that can split according to your needs. Always remember that these alternatives ways only work when you have nothing suitable to use and not for a long usage.
You can find more choices here.