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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.
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.
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...
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...
What is the difference between a soap-based shampoo bar and a syndet shampoo bar?
In short, soap-based are made from natural oils whereas syndet based bars are basically solidified liquid shampoo. They each serve different purposes and we're going to give you the low down on how to find the best shampoo bar for you.