Never buy fabric softener again with this cheap homemade alternative

Don’t spend up to $10 on two litres of fabric softener…. this homemade recipe costs a fraction and is just as effective!

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Try it for yourself by following these instructions.

Makes 3L


  • 5 cups of hot water
  • 3 cups of vinegar
  • 1 cup of hair conditioner (hint: you can vary the smell of the fabric softener by using different hair conditioners)
  • 1 container (to store)


  • Mix the hair conditioner and the hot water together in a bowl (the hot water will help to smooth the lumps of the conditioner)
  • Add the vinegar into the mixture
  • Pour the mix into a container of your choice.
  • Add 1/4 cup of fabric softer to a full load.