DIY Super Stain & Spot Remover

Have you heard of Javelle Water? It’s origins stem from Javel, a former French village which is now part of Paris, this is where it was first made. However the original version uses sodium hypochorite, a solution of active chlorine, otherwise known as bleach. Whilst bleach may get your clothes looking white, it’s pretty terrible when it comes to your …

 

 

Can Aspirin Stop That Pimple?

I don’t get many pimples these days, but when I do it’s a doozy; a small volcano that you can feel brewing long before you can see it. One of the most inconvenient times that this happened to me was a day or so before I went out on my first date with Grant. I could feel the tingling and the …

 

 

What Exactly Is Castile Soap?

Castile soap is something we use a lot of here at Wendyl’s Green Goddess as it’s totally natural and made only from plants. It’s in most of our cleaning products, all of our laundry powders, and is the base for our natural organic hemp dish wash and foaming soap – both of which are made for us by the talented Mother …

 

 

DIY Old-fashioned Floor Polish

Old-fashioned floor polish 250 ml turpentine 80 g beeswax 20 g Sunlight Soap, grated 250 ml tea, made from infusing a handful of lemon balm leaves in boiling water 20 drops essential oil Place beeswax and turps in a double boiler. Heat gently and do not take your eye off the mixture, as turps is highly flammable. When they are …

 

 

Not Green, But Cheap Floor Cleaner

Not Green, But Cheap Floor Cleaner If you’re really after ‘hospital grade’ this is the one for you. But do be aware that fumes from ammonia can irritate skin, eyes and the respiratory system, and I’m really not happy about it going down the drain. Having said that, if I need a really strong clean I’ll use this once in …