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Liquid Soap is mostly water

Did you know?

All Liquid soap, natural or chemical imitations, are at least 80% water?

When you use Instant Liquid Soap, The water stays in it's natural location, since you dilute and decant into your own soap dispenser, at home.

Let's get started!

Dilute at Home. It's easy.

Step 1: Gather your tools

How to dilute the Instant Liquid Soap:

A bag of Instant Liquid Soap dilutes into 1 quart (32 oz.) of liquid Castile soap in a few minutes.

Here's what you will need:

  1. 1 bag of Liquid Soap Refill. There are 5 scents to choose from
  2. 1 soap dispenser bottle
  3. A spoon or chopstick to stir with
5 to choose from

1 bag makes 1 quart (32 oz.)

Step 2: Just add water

Liquid Soap Refill

  1. Carefully tear or cut open the bag at the notch.
  2. Fill the bag with water to top of label and gently stir. Soap dissolves in 5-15 minutes.
  3. As a compostable packaging precaution, I place the bag in a bowl in case the bag begins the composting process and springs a small leak.
  4. Pour into your soap dispenser.

Once you do this, Instant Liquid Soap will remain a stable, beautiful liquid Castile soap. It's shelf life is unlimited. This soap will never coagulate back into a solid soap.

What is Castile Soap

Make Waterless Hand Soap.

Dilute the soap more

Dilute the Instant Liquid Soap further and decant to a reusable bottle that would have otherwise gone to the landfill.

We no longer use the packaging in the photo to the left.

Waterless Hand Soap has so many uses. We have renamed it Go Soap, since Waterless Hand Soap doesn't translate well into English. It means the soap has been diluted with water, making it very useful in waterless locations. There is enough soap in the solution to be effective, but it is a small enough amount to evaporate.

What is a waterless location?

  • the car
  • a restaurant table
  • the hiking trail
  • a subway or taxi cab or Uber
  • your office desk
  • walking anywhere

You get the idea.

More uses for WHS

Go Soap (aka Waterless Hand Soap) dilute ratio

Make versatile soap

Let's say you have an empty Waterless Hand Soap 2 oz. spray bottle and want to refill it. Make a Go Soap refill.

Dilute one bag of Instant Liquid Soap into one quart of liquid soap (32 oz.).

Follow the instructions on the package.

Pour 1/2 of the quart of liquid hand soap (16 oz.) into a one gallon container. Then fill it SLOWLY with water. This makes 1 gallon of Go Soap, aka waterless hand soap.

Use as hand sanitizer replacement and all purpose cleaner.

Refill an empty spray bottle to use on everything.

Store the remaining soap in the gallon jug, in a dry dark place, like in a bathroom closet. It has an unlimited shelf life.

Instant Liquid Soap will not separate.

Deep clean your couch

These bags are meant to compost.

Eco Friendly Packaging Materials

The eco friendly packaging material the bags are made out of are kraft paper lined with plant plastic, which is made out of cane.

Most “compostable packaging" takes 12-18 months to begin composting or the packaging simply breaks down into smaller pieces of plastic and doesn’t actually compost at all. These bags will compost in a good compost pile in 3-4 months. So when you fill the bag with water, not only does the soap begin to turn into liquid soap, the bag will begin its composting process.

The way I dilute the soap is I fill the bag with water. Then I leave it sitting on the kitchen sink drainboard or sitting in a bowl and go do something else.

Sometimes I’ll come back 3-4 hours later and maybe a 1/2 of a baking teaspoon of the diluted soap has seeped into the paper.

It takes between 5- 15 minutes or more to dilute if you have a cold house. This is normal. If you want the dilution time to be shorter, next time try warmer water.

Understand what's in your soap

Water Conservation

Many liquid soaps, natural or synthetic are thickened with a liquid vinyl gel, known as a poly acrylic acid with trade names like carbopol or carbomer. It is designed to expand many times its size when it absorbed water and swells.

This poly acrylic acid (otherwise known as liquid plastic), is in many household cleaning products, personal care products, diapers,  and in many more non soap products in use every day.

If you truly would like to take part in the water conservation effort, using non thickened natural soap, sold dry is an easy way to accomplish many eco conscious things at once.

You immediately stop shipping water around the world and you take plastic out of the equation.

I refilled a soap bottle I took out of the recycle bin. You could use a funnel if you wish. Within a few minutes I was doing the dishes. Reuse a plastic bottle and do your part to help with water conservation efforts. Quick and easy.

How to Read Ingredients Labels

Instant Liquid Soap is Biodegradable

Best Camping Soap

Going camping?

Take dry Instant Liquid soap with you on your camping trip. It's lightweight because you are not unnecessarily carrying water. You can dilute the soap at your campsite with nearby water.

Replace your irritating hand sanitizers with alcohol free Instant Liquid Soap diluted to Go Soap.

Instant Liquid Soap - 100% saponified organic coconut Castile soap.

Be clean using a biodegradable, plastic free, natural soap.

The best camping soap