The best plastic-free alternative to a bottle of shampoo, is a shampoo soap bar. Not only that, but this one is completely natural ingredients so you're not harming the water either when you wash your hair with this eco-friendly shampoo bar!
Formulated with cold pressed UK rapeseed oil and organic apple cider vinegar, homegrown rosemary and Extra Virgin Olive Oil, this shampoo bar will leave your hair feeling silky and smooth and looking great.
No need to dispose of those plastic bottles, all of our soaps are wrapped in recycled paper which can be composted.
Please Note: There is usually an adjustment period of about 1 month on chemically treated hair when using natural products.
To use the shampoo bar just wet your hair thoroughly and rub the bar over your head until you feel enough has been left on your hair to create a lather.
Wash as normal and you can then use your usual conditioner if you wish or you may find over time you will not need it as your hair is not stripped of its natural healthy oils.
If you live in a hard water area you may need to rinse or spray hair with a vinegar rinse of 1 tablespoon ACV (apple cider vinegar) per cup of warm water and rinse out.
Hints + Tips
Having greasy hair may be a fall out from using a commercial shampoo. Commercial detergent shampoo will have stripped your hair of its natural oils, your scalp would then have produced more oil to compensate for this. Therefore it may take a week or more for your scalp to rebalance its oil production, during this period you hair may feel greasy or heavy.
There is also the problem of product build up from commercial shampoo's and conditioners which often contain waxes,
synthetic silicones, and silica that coat your hair, to make it "feel" nice, but leave a residue in your hair.
You can help remove this build up by rinsing you hair with 2 tablespoons of baking soda dissolved in a cup of warm water.
Also the water you are washing your hair with may be causing problems. Have you tried the apple cider vinegar rinse?
You may need to use a stronger solution than the one suggested above.
Another trick if you live in a hard water area is to add a tablespoon of baking soda to a pint of warm water. Use this solution to wet hair before shampooing. It can help the shampoo bar lather better and thus rinse out more thoroughly.
Please always make sure you have rinsed your hair thoroughly after shampooing.
Since our hand crafted soap has no chemical preservatives, it deserves a little bit of attention to keep it happy and prolong its life.
All of our soap has a high percentage of natural glycerine which is great for your skin as its incredibly moisturising but it also attracts water so its really important to keep it somewhere dry.
When you are not using it its best to keep it out of water on a well drained surface so that it completely dries between uses. Use a soap dish (wooden dishes with open slats are perfect) or you could even be a bit creative and use a few pebbles from the garden.
This will help make it last so you can get the most from your soap and enjoy feeling naturally fresh and fragrant for as long as possible!
Sodium Rapeseedate (Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil)
Sodium Cocoate (Coconut Oil)
Organic Apple Cider Vinigar
Sodium Castorate (Cold Pressed Castor Oil)
Sodium Sunflowerate (Sunflower Oil)
Sodium Mangobutterate (Mango Butter)
Glycerine (Naturaly occuring in the soap making process)
Sodium Olivate (Organic Rosemary Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil
*Geraniol, *Limonene, *Linalool
(*Naturally occurring in Essential Oils)
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