My homemade cloth wipes solution recipe



I absolutely love cloth diapering my son. If I would have know what it was all about when my 4 oldest were born they would have been cloth diapered too. When I was pregnant I did a lot of research and learned a lot about cloth diapers, wipes and that you can make your own homemade solution however you want. I thought Id share my recipe that I have been using ever since he was born that works very well. 🙂  I make mine in a large batch.


Distilled water- I use distilled because I have heard that using tap or drinking water can make the mixture smell if your making it in large batches.

Tea tree oil

lavender oil

Baby oil

Baby wash- I use whatever baby wash we are using at the time like seventh generation or California baby

I don’t measure out my ingredients but usually it will be at least 98% distilled water, about 2 drops of tea tree and lavender oil, with the baby wash and baby oil I use a few drops of that as well. I love the way it smells and it has never irritated my sons’ bottom. I have tried a few different cloth wipes like home made ones I had found on ebay but my favorite that work well at this stage are Thirsties cloth wipes.

Do you have a recipe for cloth wipes solution? I would love to hear your recipe too 🙂


    Aww thank you 🙂

  • Diana Villa

    Your are so smart, very useful review, thank you so much for sharing ^_^ <3

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