Hair and Scalp Build-Up? What Can Help?
July 29, 2017

Hair and Scalp Build-Up? What Can Help?

"Build up" in our hair and scalp is often unavoidable. While build-up can cause hair to look dull and lifeless, it can make adjusting to shampoo bars especially frustrating.
Read More
What Is The Difference Between Soap Bars and Shampoo Bars?
July 27, 2017

What Is The Difference Between Soap Bars and Shampoo Bars?

While the process for making a shampoo bar is the same as making soap and the ingredients are similar, a well-formulated shampoo bar is not your typical soap bar. Shampoo bar "recipes" are tweaked to use different proportions of oils and butters and to include botanicals, like nettles right, herb infused oils and essential oils that are known to help nourish the hair and scalp.
Read More
What Are Syndets?
February 25, 2017

What Are Syndets?

Syndet is a blended word made by combining the words “synthetic” and “detergent.” There is a lot of hype about using syndet bars to go "soap-free." The theory is that since they are less alkaline than natural soap they will not harm the acid mantle.
Read More
What Do All of the Organic Labels Mean?
January 10, 2017

What Do All of the Organic Labels Mean?

Although you may see many different "organic" logos, symbols and badges on products, signs, and website, there are only two that have any real meaning. They are the circular "USDA Organic" logo and the logo from a USDA accredited certifying agency.
Read More