Recipes for Marseille soaps
Durable washing with Marseille soaps. Good for the environment and your purse.
REAL MARSEILLE Soap flakes consist of at least 72% vegetable oils.
The Marseille soaps have been recommended for centuries for washing clothing and for washing and cleaning all surfaces such as floors, tiles, plumbing, etc.
Marseille soaps are completely biodegradable and 100% natural and hypoallergenic and always made from vegetable oils.
Genuine Marseille soap is traditionally used for the maintenance of the Belgian bluestone and other natural stone floors.
Pure soaps are
• suitable for cleaning floors.
• Designed for the machine.
• Suitable for hand wash. (Power wool very soft)
• Suitable for personal care.
Very gentle to the skin without pigment and synthetic odoriferous substances.
Mild soft soap based on coconut and palm oil. Together, at least 72%.
Economically use due to 1 handful of flakes for 5-10 liters of water.
Also known as Marsiglia. Marseille soap has a very different but neutral smell that lingers in your clothes and you really get the ultimate clean feeling when you take off your Marseille clothes from the closet or out of the suitcase.
It seems to be far from any other detergent. It smells very natural. Besides, it is also natural.
It is created from vegetable oils. When completely biodegradable, the environment is naturally spared with this.
Note that this is a recipe for a 5-liter detergent made from white Marseille soaps so that a large bottle, bucket or container can be found that is large enough for use.
If possible, take a bucket with a lid or bottles with a wide neck.
Recipe for cheap soft woolen detergent;
Efficient and very cheap woolen detergent.
Take 5 liters of water and boil. Turn off the heat and add 100g Marseille soaps. Stir until dissolved. Put the mixture into bottles with a wide neck. Once it has cooled down completely, you will see that it thickened. This mixture can also polish stone floors, hands washing, etc. etc.
Recipe for white goods detergent;
Efficient and very cheap white goods detergent.
Take 5 liters of water and bring to a boil. Turn on the heat and add 150g Marseille Soaps and 80 grams of pure soda. Stir up until dissolved. Put the mixture into bottles with a wide neck. Once cooled it is complete. You will see that the detergents thicken.
- Do not use this mixture for natural stone floors. Soda will leave stains behind.
- Use twice as much as a normal detergent.
- It is more environmentally friendly than most detergents, and it is naturally beautiful besides that it is a whole lot cheaper.
Tip: Run your washing machine once a month (hot) without washing and using vinegar. You will see the machine is clean, lime and grease-free.
- For the care of natural stone ask your stone supplier.
- Never use different products when handling natural stone.
- Always test a small piece.
Recipe for washing powder;
Efficient and very cheap washing powder.
Take Marseille dry soap flakes and grind them to a fine powder (coffee mill). Use half a tablespoon for each laundry.
Add a tablespoon of sodium bicarbonate.
Add a tablespoon of citric acid.
For the whitewash, you can add a spoon of soda or a spoon of oxygen bleaching. (Never add soda to the colorful or delicate wash).
For colored washing, you can simply add a tablespoon of salt or a splash of vinegar.
- Wool detergents.
Take 5 liters of water and boil it. Turn off the heat and add 150g of Marseille olive soaps. Stir until dissolved. Allow to cool slightly and mix in bottles with a wide neck. Once it is cooled down you will see that it thickened. This mixture can also polish stone floors, hands washing, etc., etc.
Always test a small piece.
- Recipe for shaving soap (wet razor).
Take 90 grams of mineral water and let it boil. Turn off the heat and add immediately afterward 20 grams of Marseille soaps. Add 10 grams of shea butter.
For example, add 5 drops of essential oil from tea tree and 10 drops of essential lavender oil. Mix well with the blender until the Marseille soap is well dissolved and creates a foamy mass. Put the mixture in a glass or a bowl and leave it overnight.
When using the shaving soap with the brush; Take a little shaving foam and foam it with the shaving brush and a little water in another bowl by a circular motion
- Make your own liquid gel soap.
2 cups of soap flakes
2 liters of water (about 8 cups)
2 tablespoons of glycerin
Make it: add all the ingredients to a large pan and cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until the soap is dissolved. Allow to cool and transfer to pots, bottles or other containers.
Use it: like any gel soap for your hands, face or body.
Make your home-made shampoo.
Meltdown au bain marie (water bath) one tablespoon of Marseille soap powder or powder from a previously grated Marseille soap. Add a teaspoon of olive oil and a teaspoon of honey. Stir this mix in order to obtain a homogeneous paste. Meanwhile, boil 100ml (about 1/2 cup) of water and slowly pour it in the paste. You should get a washing base in which you can incorporate, for example, essential oil and sweet almond oil. Do not keep more than 3 weeks.
- Fight Aphids.
Dissolve about 20 grams of Marseille soap in 1 liter of water and spray this solution on your plant's leaves. Usually, no more than 3 treatments will be necessary. A safe eco-friendly, economical and quick solution that really works.
Extra strong vegetable stain remover for textile. Does not contain any animal substances, but has the same result. Strong concentrated Marseille soap with sodium bicarbonate. Removed stains on fabrics, floor coverings, curtains, hands. Fat stains, dirt, fruit stains, mayonnaise, herbs, wine, coffee, chocolate, lipstick, blood, ink.
Authentic traditional stained soap. This soap can be used directly on difficult to remove stains in textiles. Add a grid to a washing machine for extra powerful washing results.
Ecological formula: no preservative, color or synthetic perfume. Made in Marseille. Respects the skin and the environment: the absence of additive limits the risk of allergic reaction and ensures rapid and complete biodegradability. It can be used on all fabrics.
First, make the soap wet with water. Then coat the stain with the wet soap and rub the soap thoroughly. Then let the soap retract and wash it in the washing machine or wash it by hand.
Pay attention! First test on a less visible part of the fabric. To make sure the garment properly tolerates the soap. Keep out of reach of children!