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Concerned that harsh chemicals or toxins are penetrating not only your skin but your baby’s skin too? You don’t have to settle for commercial baby or make-up wipes to do the job when you have simple, clean household products to do the job.

Method 1 Baby Wipes

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

1 Divide half a paper towel roll into individual sheets. Form a neat stack.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

2 Submerge the paper towel sheets in 4 cups of warm water. Instead of using tap water, use distilled to inhibit the growth of mold.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

3 Add 1 to 2 tbsp. of coconut oil and approximately 2 squirts of baby oil to the mixture.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

4 Allow the paper towels to absorb the water and oil. This could take up to half an hour for full absorption.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

5 Transfer to container. You could clean out a used baby wipe container and simply transfer your homemade wipes into the used container. Method 2 Make Up Remover Wipes

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

1 Soak the sheets from half a paper towel roll in 4 cups of warm distilled water (like with the baby wipes, distilled works best). You may also want to add a few drops of tea tree oil to further prevent mold growth.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

2 Add 2 squirts of baby wash. Not baby oil–you want wipes that remove make-up and oils.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

3 Transfer to container for storage. Consider storing these wipes in the refrigerator as well. The cool sensation may also help to clean and refresh face. Method 3 Cleaning Wipes

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

1 Create homemade cleaning fluid by mixing 1 cup of water with ? cup of rubbing alcohol, 2 tbsp. Dawn dish soap and 2 tbsp. ammonia.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

2 Combine paper towels with 4 cups of warm water and a few drops of concentrated, homemade cleaning fluid.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

3 Pour the remaining cleaning fluid over paper towels and allow to soak.

How to Create Non Toxic Wipes

4 Transfer to a gallon sized freezer plastic bag for storage. This will allow you to store these flat and will be easy to carry around the house during cleaning.

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