FAQ (old version)

What is Single Use Ain’t Sexy?

We are Australia’s most revolutionary cleaning company - We make refillable ‘just add water’ products designed to eradicate single-use plastic bottles.

How exactly do you end single-use plastic?

Our hand soap tablets are paired with reusable bottles, so you only buy the bottles once and never have to throw them away into landfill. 

Is your packaging recyclable?

Yes - It’s all 100% recyclable, including our tablet wrappers & shipping materials.


Was my bottle supposed to arrive empty?

Yes - We wanted to minimise our carbon footprint by not shipping water - Just add it at home!

How do I make my hand soap?

  1. Fill your bottle with hot water, almost to the top of the cylinder part of the bottle
  2. Drop the effervescent white tablet into the water & wait up to 30 minutes for it to dissolve
  3. Press the pump, lather yourself in white foam hand soap & don’t look back!

How long does 1 bottle last?

It should last you a similar length of time as a traditional bottle of foam hand soap, depending on how big your family or household is. 

Do I need to use hot water?

Yes - Hot water will make the tablet dissolve quickest. However, warm or cold water is also ok.

Do I need to shake the bottle to get the tablet to dissolve?

No - Shaking or stirring the bottle is not required. 

Does the bottle have to be completely empty before refilling it?

Yes - Rinse your bottle after each use, then create another bottle of solution with a new tablet.

How much liquid does one tablet make?

One hand soap tablet makes approximately 200ml of liquid.

How many tablets do I need to use to make my hand soap?

You only need to use one tablet per bottle.

Is the hand soap solution supposed to look like water?

Yes - Even after the tablet is fully dissolved. However, it comes out of the bottle as white foam. 

What ingredients are in your hand soap tablets?

Sodium bicarbonate, Citric acid anhydrous, Sodium lauryl sulfate, Sodium lauryl glutamate, Sodium C14-16 olefin sulfonate, PEG6000, Sodium benzoate, Fragrance & Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid disodium salt.

Are your ingredients safe?

Yes - Our ingredients have been registered with The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS).

What shipping methods are provided?

All orders are posted via regular Australia Post or couriers. Express shipping is not available. 

Do you ship overseas?

At the moment we only ship within Australia. 

Can I request to sign for my package or will it be left by the courier with Authority to Leave?

For all packages sent, it is assumed that you provide the courier Authority to Leave the package in a safe place at your address. If you don't want this to be the case, please leave a note in the field available at your shopping cart.