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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. 

Scalp sensitivity, many have it and no one wants it.

Scalp sensitivity, many have it and no one wants it.
Having a sensitive scalp is really common, as it can be triggered by a variety of factors and can flare up over seasonal changes or even hormonal ones. For most people, scalp sensitivities can clear up on their own, but for others, it can frustrating and ongoing.  As winter is finally here in Australia, the cooler and drier weather may lead to changes in your skin across your entire body. So now is a great time to get started on improving your scalp health.

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.

Our sustainable commitment to you 🌏

Our sustainable commitment to you 🌏

Over here at Solibar HQ,  we’re all about creating a waste-free world and this is one of the very reasons we decided to bring our brand to life.

We knew that the increasing plastic packaging issue was adding to an already overpolluted world. But the worst part for us is that plastic packaging lasts centuries, it doesn’t compose in the slightest and has a detrimental effect on wildlife. 

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...