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.
The 'transition phase' is something unique to natural haircare in the sense that it's often not talked about. And that doesn't mean it doesn't exist, it just means that the liquid shampoo market has done a lot ignore the fact that there are better options for haircare.
Over the past year, as we've been building our brand and learning about making the switch to natural haircare - we've been asking for feedback on our bars. This is absolutely crucial for us, because whilst we know that we have an amazing natural alternative shampoo, we also know that making the switch is not always quick and easy for some as it is for others.
We know that your hair is as individual as you and this means finding the right Solibar is as important to us as it is for you. We decided it's time to give you the lowdown on our natural haircare bars and help you to make the right decision.
To begin, they all have the same base ingredients like Olive, Coconut and Castor Oil + Shea Butter and their differences lie in their super ingredients which make them better for some hair colours and types over others.
- USE THE COOL BUTTON - 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.
- FRIZZ FIGHTER No 1 - adding a cold rinse at the end of your shower will help to settle the frizz in your hair. Try it, we dare you.
Put your hand up if you've scored an extra day without washing your hair by just adding a little dry shampoo into your roots?
Since their eruption into the haircare market, dry shampoos have been an easy way to stretch out a couple of extra days between washes. They work by helping to dry up excess oil in your roots and giving the appearance of cleaner fresher hair. Why wouldn't we want it?
But did you know you could make your own? A version that is natural and free from any extra plastic packaging or aerosol cans. #WinWin