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Let's get down and dirty with Alkanet Root

Let's get down and dirty with Alkanet Root

It’s time we got down and dirty to chat about Alkanet Root. It’s an incredible super ingredient that doesn’t get enough love. So we thought it was the perfect time to shed some light on this dark bark.


5 reasons to choose a soap-based shampoo bar instead of a synthetic-detergent bar 🌿

5 reasons to choose a soap-based shampoo bar instead of a synthetic-detergent bar 🌿
Firstly because they’re made with natural ingredients. And we mean natural. In our case we use all-natural oils like olive, castor and coconut oil, then we add the good stuff like French clays and essential oils. Not the quasi-natural ‘based on plant’ ingredients. There’s also no palm oil or palm oil derivatives in our bars. 

How to prepare your hair for the transition to natural haircare 🌿

How to prepare your hair for the transition to natural haircare 🌿
You’ve finally made the choice to go natural with your haircare but you’re still unsure what this will mean for you. So we thought we’d pull together all of the information we have on making the transition to natural haircare.

The real reason why I created a natural soap-based shampoo & conditioner bar called Solibar 🌿

The real reason why I created a natural soap-based shampoo & conditioner bar called Solibar 🌿
The world we live in today is all about the end result. We choose products for the desired outcome without considering the consequences of these products and furthermore their effect on our health or the environment. 🌿More often than not it takes more energy, water and resources to create the products than what it takes for us to use them. 

Why using a pH balanced shampoo isn't always a good thing...

Why using a pH balanced shampoo isn't always a good thing...

In the shampoo and soap world, there is a lot of talk about pH. But most commonly bars and liquids are referred to as being pH balanced. And what exactly does this mean? To be pH neutral a product must be sitting smack bang the middle of the pH scale which is approximately 7. It means simply that the product is not too alkaline or not too acidic. Water sits at 7 with milk as a 6 and egg as an 8.  More and more we’re seeing products being marketed as pH balanced and this supposed to be a good...