Bleach. Are you still using it??
There are plenty of dangers you should be aware of.
It can irritate your eyes, skin, lungs, and mouth.
Breathing it in over a long period of time can increase your risk of cancer.
When combined with certain chemicals (like ammonia) dangerous gases can be formed.
If people have respiratory issues, these could be intensified.
Because of all of this, I’m not sure why we are ok using this on our clothes (touches our skin) or exposing our family to the fumes.
If you haven’t already, my friends, it’s time to switch. This is a safe version that helps to keep your whites white and bright and is also great for cleaning hard surfaces. Your lungs and skin will thank you!
Here is the super duper, easy to follow bleach alternative recipie using ingredients I bet you already have on hand!
What you will need:
1 cup hydrogen peroxide
1 cup water
2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
10 drops Lemon Essential Oil
What you do:
Add the hyrdogen peroxide, Thieves Household Cleaner and Lemon Essential Oil to the spray bottle. Fill the rest of the way with water. give it a little swirl before each use to mix together.
It’s time to use safer products in your home, and you know I’m here to help! This DIY Bleach Alternative is a great way to start. I’ve posted several other DIY cleaning recipes and tips here in the cleaning section of this blog. If you still need your oils, you can get them here. I always recommend starting with one of these kits.