Three ingredients are all you need to soften your towels.

  • Perth mom shared her video on how to soften your old towels.
  • Her laundry detergent is a mixture of white vinegar, baking soda and washing powder. 
  • For a smoother texture, she suggests using vinegar in lieu of fabric softener. 
  • The brightening and softening properties of white vinegar are achieved without the use of harsh chemicals.

One mum who is well-known for her TikTok tips has shared a quick recipe to restore softness and comfort in towels.

Carolina McCauley is a mother-of-2 from Perth. She uses laundry detergent, white vinegar, and baking soda to revive the texture of her towels.

Carolina began by washing one towel at the time, and added half a cup Baking soda to the washer.

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Carolina begins by washing one towel at a time and adding to the washing machine 1/2 a cup of baking soda

She then adds an equal mix of laundry detergent and white vinegar to the washes

Carolina McCauley is a mum-of-2 and uses a mixture of white vinegar, baking soda, and laundry detergent to restore the original texture on fresh towels.

Next, she will add equal parts of laundry detergent as well as white vinegar to her wash. 

For a smoother texture, she suggests white vinegar in place of fabric softener. 

White vinegar is a natural product that has the ability to brighten and soften items without harsh chemicals. 

The towel is washed on medium heat in the washer and dried.  

This technique is known to instantly soften towels.

TikTok user said, “The white vinegar neutralises soda.” 

Another said, “Yeah, you shouldn’t use fabric softener to your towels,” 

The mum suggests using white vinegar instead of fabric softener to a create better texture and advises to 'go easy on the laundry detergent'

Finally she washes the towel on a medium temperature in the washing machine and continues the process on the remaining towels

Without using harmful chemicals, white vinegar has properties that brighten and soften materials without the use of harsh or dangerous chemicals.