Free UK shipping with orders over £40
Free UK shipping with orders over £40
Cart 0

Blog

Am I doing something wrong?

Am I doing something wrong?

We get asked this from time to time by customers who really want to be using solid shampoo and conditioner bars to cut down on plastic but struggle to get used to using a shampoo bar… “I’ve tried using solid bars before but my hair feels weird or gets tangled and then I can’t get a comb through it. Is this normal? Any advice much appreciated!” And this is Jayne’s usual response… “There is sometimes an adjustment period, usually for the first couple of weeks, when you make the switch. I’d advise, at the beginning, to use the shampoo bar with any liquid conditioner...

Read more →


Reverse washing for fine hair

Reverse washing for fine hair

Huh, what’s reverse washing? Well… instead of shampooing and then conditioning, you do the reverse instead. And why would you do that? For fine hair we usually recommend Light Conditioner but some types of hair just tends to feel quite greasy, limp, flat or lank after using any conditioner. Especially if it’s straight hair, as straight hair isn’t as ‘thirsty’ as wavy or curly hair. Or perhaps our Light Conditioner is too light, and not offering enough conditioning for the dry ends. If either of these is the case, reverse washing is the way forward. No more flat hair. By reverse washing you...

Read more →


Adventures in co-washing

Adventures in co-washing

Washing with conditioner Co-washing (aka conditioner washing) means using conditioner to wash your hair, rather than shampoo. Some people argue that regular shampooing dries their hair out, especially curly hair. As a very dry-haired person myself (wavy and bleached), I was very curious to give conditioner washing a go. Co-washing is recommended for medium to coarse, wavy and curly hair types. The scalp’s natural oils have a harder time navigating the twists and turns of wavy and curly textured hair. It’s not recommended for super fine or straight hair, as these hair types get greasy more easily. If you do have...

Read more →