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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
I found that this shampoo stripped my hair to not being able to move it on my scalp, so for me disappointing,
I gave it to my neighbour who has the same white hair, she loves it and her hair looks lovely after being washed
Some years ago I watched with alarm as my hair thinned and fell out, leaving an unsightly bald patch on my crown. My research convinced me I had female hereditary baldness and very little could be done. I was wrong. Once I began washing my hair with Solibar exclusively my hair began to thicken and grow back. After about a year I had full coverage and my hair was quite thick. The bald patch was gone, Now, hairdressers often comment on the quality of my hair, given my age (I’m 71). Thank you Solibar.
I first started using Solibar to cut down on plastics and animal products. I don’t use anything else now and was lucky enough to not go through a transitional process. I used to use a lot of conditioner and now I barely need it. The bars last such a long time too so they are very economical. Plus they smell great.