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DIY Thieves Wipes

Updated: Apr 20, 2020

We've been cleaning 24/7 at our house for the past few days (no, not because of the coronavirus) because of our upcoming move. Something about "spring cleaning" just feels really good .


One item I wished I had over the past few days is the Thieves Wipes. Young Living sells them pre-made and they are basically a natural plant-based alternative to Clorox wipes. I figured I might as well try DIY-ing some of my own for our next deep clean and with all the stress of the coronavirus I could use some extra cleaning wipes laying around, right?





Here's what you need:

-Thieves Cleaner OR Thieves Essential Oil

-Paper Towels OR reusable cloths

-Jar to store wipes

-Water


The recipe I used includes the Thieves Cleaner and paper towels so I will start with those instructions first.





Step 1: Roll out the amount of paper towels will fit into your storage container.


When I did this I simply ripped amount the amount of paper towels I thought would work, but I read afterwards that some people actually cut the paper towel roll in half. I think that would honestly work better than what I did! Try whatever you think is best!


Step 2: Pour 2 capfuls of Thieves Cleaner over the paper towels.


Step 3: Add water.


I guessed here with the appropriate amount. I didn't want the wipes to be too soggy and I was happy with how they turned out. Again, customize according to how many paper towels you are using and the size of your storage container.


Step 4: Let the mixture soak and then you're ready to use!





**I would recommend using old rags or dish cloths to make this DIY more sustainable and eco-friendly. The amount of Thieves Cleaner and water remains the same as the original recipe.


***If you use Thieves Essential Oil, I would recommend adding 30-50 drops of Thieves to make your DIY wipes. All the other instructions should remain the same as the original recipe.


Have questions? Love the recipe? Let's connect on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Amazon or send me an email at joyfulworldessentials@gmail.com!


XOXO,


Madi








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