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How to use a Tangie dish washing bar

If you’ve never used a dishwashing bar before, you might be wondering what all the fuss is about. What are the benefits of using a dishwashing bar over liquid dish soap, and how do you use one properly? In this blog post, we’ll answer all those questions and more. Keep reading to learn about how easy it is to use a natural dish soap bar. 

Clean dishes need ingredients to cut through grease and oil and be able to pick up the germs, washing them all away.  

Tangie dish soap bar uses salt as that grease fighting ingredient. Salt is tough! When salt meets water, it creates a saline solution that can break down protein-based messes making it a fantastic ingredient for a powerful zero-waste dish washing soap. 

How to use this dish washing soap bar: 

Using a dishwashing bar is like using liquid dish soap but instead of picking up a bottle and squirting the liquid onto dishes or a scrubber, you pick up a bar and rub it onto your cleaning tool of choice. 

You can use a cloth, scrubber, or sponge. The key is making sure it is wet first, that helps get the soap activated. Using a cloth extends the life of the bar a bit, as opposed to a firm bristle scrub brush, since the cloth isn’t scratching away at the bar. 

FOR DISH CLOTH: Place the bar in one hand and rub it directly onto a wet cloth. 

FOR SPONGE & SCRUBBER: Swirl the sponge or scrubber directly onto the bar.  

Generally, a lather will not appear until you start washing the dish.  
Wash your entire dish, rinse & smile.  

Tools for the job: 

Scrub Brush –  

Using a soft bristle brush head like the Redecker brush head (dark color one) results in quicker lather than using a stiff bristle brush. 

Soap Dish –  

Using a soap dish that will hold the bar in on two sides, you can then easily swirl your brush head directly on the top of the dish bar without having to hold the dish bar in your hand.  

Some pro tips: 

Beyond the sink: 

You can also use a dishwashing bar for cleaning other things around the house, like sinks and countertops. Simply apply the dish soap to your dish cloth like you were going to wash dishes, and clean any surface then wipe the soap away with a damp cloth and using a dry cloth to remove any streaks, if there are any. Easy peazy! 

When you need extra power for cleaning walls, shoes, or removing stains from clothes, use the power of the dish washing bar. Either rub the bar directly on the dirty area or work up some lather on your scrubber or dish cloth and scrub, then rinse or launder as usual.   

Storing a dish soap bar: 

Store your dishwashing bar in a cool, dry place when not in use. This will help it last longer. Do not leave it sitting in water.  

No need to buy a new soap dish. Try this easy DIY soap dish from items you might already have! 

Make a Soap Dish from a Mason Jar Lid 

Do you have an empty mason jar after finishing some yummy jam? How about some rubber bands from your groceries? Don’t throw them away—reuse them to make a cool soap dish! Here’s how: 

  1. Clean the Lid: Wash the empty mason jar lid so it’s nice and clean.
  2. Get a Rubber Band: Use rubber bands from your grocery store produce.
  3. Attach the Rubber Band: Put the rubber band around the lid.
  4. Twist and Loop: Twist the rubber band and loop it around the lid again, in a different direction.
  5. Repeat: Keep twisting and looping the rubber band a few more times.

Now you’re done! Place your bar of soap on top of the rubber band, and you have a handy soap dish. Enjoy your new creation! 


Why use a dish soap bar instead of liquid dish soap? There are quite a few benefits:  

– Dishwashing bars won’t spill or leak making them ideal for going on camping trips or other travel adventures where space is limited, or TSA approval is involved. 

– A natural dish soap bar is beneficial for people with allergies or sensitive skin because they don’t contain any fragrances or dyes like most brands.   

– A dishwashing bar leaves hands feeling less dry and irritated than most liquid dish detergents. If you have sensitive skin, this could be a game changer!    



Tangie Dish Soap Bar is made with 5 natural ingredients (+ LOVE): Coconut Oil, Saponified Sodium Hydroxide, Shea Butter, Olive Oil Pomace, Sea Salt. A truly unscented, fragrance-free dish washing option.  

Our zero-waste dish bar keeps your hands feeling soft with the added shea butter, while the sea salt cuts grease and grime quickly and effectively. Easy rinse means less work for you and less water used while washing your dishes. 

Dish soap bars are naturally more environmentally friendly because they contain no plastic bottle that lives on well beyond when the product is used up and the bottle is empty. A natural dish soap bar, like Tangie’s, is also better for your health since we use no chemicals or toxic ingredients, making it the perfect solution going clean and zero waste in the kitchen.                                   

We hope this blog post has answered all (or most) of your questions about using a natural dishwashing bar.  

If you’re thinking about making the switch from liquid detergent to a solid dish washing bar, we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how easy and effective it can be. Please give Tangie’s dish soap a try today! If you decide it is not for you, take advantage of our 30-day money back guarantee. 

Thank you for reading this and learning about how a zero-waste dish bar helps you reduce plastic waste and remove toxins from around your body. 


Angie Ringler

A lifelong learner with an entrepreneurial spirit long before I knew the word entrepreneurial. I spend too much time reading labels, researching ingredients, and I enjoy cooking, writing, traveling, and listening to live music. I am a woman who believes in gratitude, love, and respect.

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