How To Make Your Own Essential Oil Dryer Balls
Our life significantly started to change after discovering the truth about "fragrance" and other hidden ingredients in many of our household and personal care products. It's an on going journey. We continuously read labels and choose to avoid these harmful ingredients when buying products. I am here to help you learn how to make these changes happen in your home too.
I discovered that dryer sheets are a hidden source of synthetic fragrance which poses a significant health risk. One simple place to start removing chemicals in your home is to use these awesome homemade essential oil dryer balls instead of dryer sheets with scented fragrance.
By doing the work and considering switching to natural laundry detergent, you want to skip out on the toxic dryer sheets too. Instead of the conventional dryer sheets, opt for wool dryer balls with a few drops of essential oil instead. For all of us frugal folks out there, the best part is that essential oil dryer balls are reusable and very cost effective!
I found that fabric softener and dryer sheets may cause indoor pollution. The “laundry smell” that people are used to is actually volatile, carbon-based chemicals that evaporate at room temperature and they are most commonly found in dryer sheets and fabric softeners. It’s so simple to find a chemical free way to freshen up your laundry than to exposed your skin to the harsh toxins.
Dryer balls fluff up your laundry, prevent clothes from clumping, increase air circulation, and cut down the amount of time it takes your clothes to dry; they can cut your drying time by 25%!
I like to compliment the dryer balls with Lavender, Lemongrass, Purification, Lemon, or Geranium essential oils. Like I said, wool dryer balls help reduce static, increase fluffiness, and soften clothes—all without any harsh perfumes or chemicals which is why we love them. We have found that adding Lemongrass or Lavender essential oil brings us a naturally derived springtime scent.
*Remember to set the dryer to low heat while using essential oils in the dryer.
Try making a DIY Linen Spray!
Have you found the perfect blend of essential oils to use on your laundry? For convenience, use the recipe below to make yourself a DIY Linen Spray The Linen Spray can be used on the wool dryer balls before each load of laundry or spray the laundry, linens or sheets when items need to be freshened up even more.
Directions to make DIY linen spray:
We have more information on laundry with easy recipes found on these posts:
If you need help making these recipes or getting your hands on Thieves Laundry Detergent, please let me know! I am happy to help you directly.
Do not forget to comment and share which essential oils you choose to add to your wool dryer balls for fresh laundry. I love learning new ideas and our followers do too!
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The Oil Sister
My name is Missy and I am the owner of Essentially Well LLC and the primary author of "The Oil Sister". Challenging myself to learn about natural health and wellness has been a life-changing experience for me. I want to share what I have learned with YOU!
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