Sebum is created by your sebaceous glands to enable your skin to retain moisture. But in your hair, it can be incredibly frustrating and can turn a good hair day into a bad hair day. We've all been there. We need sebum in order to keep our skin hydrated. It's a crucial part of the cleansing and protection process and it's the way nature intended it to be. So let's talk about how Solibar can help you to regulate your sebum production.
We often get asked about which hair type suits which Solibar, and the truth is they're all quite similar. (And using a Solibar is a new way of washing - read more). This is because they all have the same base ingredients like Olive, Coconut and Castor Oil + Shea Butter. The differences in the Solibars lie in the super ingredients + the scent. Which is why our Bundle o' Bars is the best seller in our store, why have one when you can have all three?
So what do our Solibars have to do with the 'No-Poo Method'? We’re glad you asked.
The big difference with Solibar, other shampoo bars and some liquid shampoos is the absence of those nasty ingredients like SLS, Parabens or Isopropyl Alcohol. (Read more) These ingredients are great for cleaning, but in their greatness they also strip your hair if it’s own natural oil (sebum) production and moisture. This leaves you with no option but to restore moisture with a conditioner.
And now you're going natural, your hair is detoxing and you're feeling different. The good news is, it's completely normal and it will be resolve. But do not give in. If you do you will have to restart the process all over again. Stay strong. Anything that takes time is worth it, we promise.
I often get asked - "I know I should be using a natural shampoo, but exactly what makes some traditional shampoos so bad for me?". And honestly it's a fair question. One that I had not researched myself prior to having a child. I knew on the surface my shampoo & conditioner weren't good for me, but how bad could they really be? On a basic level, chemical shampoos contain ingredients that are known irritants of skin and eyes as well as hormone disrupters and detergents. (1) We can agree that despite being seriously detrimental to your health, they are designed to make...