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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.ย  More and more weโ€™re seeing products being marketed as pH balanced and this supposed to be a good...


We've got 20 of the hottest hair tips that you'll ever find.

We've got 20 of the hottest hair tips that you'll ever find.
  1. USE THE COOL BUTTONย - that blue button on your hairdryer is there for a reason, it will help to set your hair at the end of a style. Using cold air helps to close the hair cuticle and relax your hair. So make sure you cool off.
  2. FRIZZ FIGHTER No 1ย - adding a cold rinse at the end of your shower will help to settle the frizz in your hair. Try it, we dare you.

Q: Why should I use a violet shampoo? ๐Ÿ’œ

Q: Why should I use a violet shampoo? ๐Ÿ’œ

Are you BLONDE or SILVER? Do you sometimes find your hair turning brassy or losing its shine? Have you considered making the switch to a purple/violet shampoo?

We want to take a moment and dive into the real reasons why silvers and blondes might require a little extra help in keeping their hair light and bright...

Q: I can't stand the smell of Apple Cider Vinegar, so what should I use on my hair instead?

Q: I can't stand the smell of Apple Cider Vinegar, so what should I use on my hair instead?
When making the switch to natural haircare you might experience a period of an oily, dense or waxy feeling. We, natural fellows, refer to it as theย transition phase. It can be quite confronting and make your hair feel unwashed. It's completely normal and it is just a sign of product buildup on your scalp. By doing an acid rinse you will help to restore the pH balance on your scalp and remove prior product buildup, thus helping to transition quicker. It will leave your hair silky smooth and tangle free, it's even so good that you mightn't even require a conditioner. Acid rinses are also a must-do for those of us living with hard water (more alkaline) as they're able to balance the pH by dissolving the magnesium and calcium that binds to your hair from the water.ย 

Will Solibar's natural solid haircare bars change my hair colour?

Will Solibar's natural solid haircare bars change my hair colour?


We love this question because the simple answer is no. But we want to talk to you about why and what makes Solibar so different.

The biggest difference between Solibar and other shampoo options is the lack of sulphates or parabens. Without sulphates, there is going to be no stripping of your natural sebum. Traditional shampoo is designed to strip your hair of moisture, dirt and oil and hence requiring a conditioner to return the moisture post-shampoo.

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