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Shampoo Bar - Balancing (Patchouli & Lemongrass)

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This pH balanced shampoo bar is made with Ecocert approved, biodegradable, non-toxic surfactants.  Infused with conditioning cocoa butter to cleanse and nourish scalp and locks. 

Works beautifully for all hair types!  

Size: 7.5cm round

Weight: 115g 

Washes: 100 = 2-3 bottles of liquid shampoo (16oz)

Wet shampoo bar in shower stream, lather in hands, and then apply shampoo to hair or rub bar directly onto scalp and throughout hair. Create a foaming lather while massaging scalp and working the shampoo all throughout hair. Rinse thoroughly.

Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol, Theobroma Cacao, Coco-Betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Cetyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Benzyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Glycerin, Sorbic Acid Essential Oils: Cymbopogon Flexuosus (Lemongrass), Pogostemon Cablin (Patchouli) Colourant: Bixa Orellana Seed Powder (Annatto).

Shampoo Bar FAQ

What is it that makes a solid shampoo bar different from a homemade bar of soap?

Soap is made from oil or butter and lye, in a process called saponification. This process results in a finished product that is great for cleansing the body, but has much too high a pH for the hair. Our solid shampoo bars, on the other hand, have a lower pH and also contain surfactants, breaking up the trapped dirt and oils on the hair and scalp gently, so they can be washed away with water.

Why is pH important for a shampoo bar formulation?

Our skin has mechanisms of regulating pH, but hair does not. The surface of healthy skin will eventually return to its natural, slightly acidic pH after washing with soap—even with a higher-pH soap (many of them are between an 8 and a 10.)

Hair on the other hand can’t; it doesn’t heal and balance on its own. For this reason, it’s important to understand that one of the major sources of hair damage is using products with the wrong pH on the hair. Depending on an individual’s hair type and health, washing once or twice with soap might not immediately be a problem, but it can cause damage over time.

Our shampoo bar formulation is pH balanced, making it safe to use in hair on a regular basis. It is not the same as a bar of soap which contains saponified oils which are a higher pH.



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