Shampoo Bars

If you were to guess, how many plastic bottles are currently in your bathroom? You have some for facial products, your shampoo and conditioner bottles, body wash, medical…and the list goes on and on. We are all trying to reduce our plastic waste, but sometimes, it’s just hard! 

ENTER: SHAMPOO BARS

*the crowd goes wild*

 

Shampoo bars will reduce your plastic consumption, save you money, and be an absolute gift to your hair. 

 

Reasons to Try Shampoo Bars: 

  1. Reduce Plastic: We are all hyper aware of the glooming prediction that by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish and that around 9 Million tons of plastic ends up in the oceans every year…so let’s do this! (and by “this” I mean reduce our plastic waste). Also, most shampoo bars are wrapped in recycled or compostable paper, which further eliminates plastic usage. When you need to travel, just pop the bar into a small tin or container. 
  2. Traveling: Say goodbye to scary TSA agents searching your bag for liquids! Shampoo bars not only help save space in your luggage, but they also will never spill and make a mess inside your bag! 
  3. Save You Money: Shampoo bars are highly concentrated. One bar is, on average, equivalent to 3 bottles of shampoo. Most liquid shampoos are about 80% water, which means that you are paying for a large bottle of water with a side of cleaning/cleansing chemicals. Why pay for water when you could just add it yourself? Also, because of the lack of harsh chemicals that reside in most traditional liquid shampoos, you will slowly be able to stop using conditioner as well! 
  4. Happier Hair: This ties into the “save you money” section, but it’s crazy how happy and healthy your hair will feel after switching to a shampoo bar. Most bottles shampoos strip your hair of natural nutrients as part of their “cleaning.” No thank you! Shampoo bars are generally 

 

NOW here are our two favorite brands: 

Lush Cosmetics:

 

Ethique:

 

Both companies have really lovely products that leave your hair feeling hydrated and clean. Pick from a variety of delicious options, and chose what's best for you! 

 Let us know if you've tried shampoo bars, and how you like them! 

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