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Hate to throw away small slivers of bath soap? Try saving the pieces in an old pair of nylons or knee highs, clean ones. When you have several saved tie a knot in the nylons so the soap won't fall out. Use it in the shower like a loofa.

- Submitted by JEEP8294 1/18/2011 in Saving Money | 5 Comments
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HCARTZ1964 1/22/2011 11:26:00 AM

    Love Jen. The BSA (Boy Scouts of America)way is the veggies nylon weave sacks smaller holed ones like off from grape tomatoes, doubled back onto itself.
JUDITH316 1/19/2011 12:22:00 PM

    never tried this, great idea, thanks for the tip...indeed I will give it a try..
STORMY724 1/19/2011 6:24:00 AM

    I did basically the same thing, but with a little more work.

I bought a package of wash cloths at a dollar store. I cut them in half, and folded them once so they are 1/4 the size of a whole wash cloth. I sewed velcro on two ends that would fit together, then folded them inside out and stitched up the open sides. When you turn them right-side out, you have a pouch for soap slivers that opens and closes with the velcro. You can hand-stitch a plastic ring to one corner so you can hang it on a hook (Attach a self-stick hook beside the tub or on the shower wall.) I made several. Once all the soap is used up, I throw one in the washer and get out another. It even works with an entire cake of soap (if not too big) or one that has worn away a bit with use ---and still has room to add a few leftover slivers from others.
SUCCESS68 1/18/2011 7:48:00 PM

    I like this. I do the same. Only, I had gotten a soap pump with beads from a magazine, placed the soap pieces in them, add water, shake it up and you have hand soap.
SAPPHIRETYGER 1/18/2011 10:54:00 AM

    Yep I have done this. Works great!

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