How to make a solid shampoo


How to make a solid shampoo

A solid shampoo becomes more and more popular among other substances for hair washing. In comparison with liquid shampoos it has a great number of advantages. Natural ingredients are used for its production. There are no preservatives in its structure or they are present in a minimal amount, it does not require packaging, it is not spilled while being transported and as it requires little space it is very economic in using. When making this shampoo with your own hands it can be given any shape, beautifully packaged and it will become a very relevant gift.

You´ll need

  • Sage hydrosol – 0.63 oz (18 g.)
  • Tensioactif SCI – 1.41 oz (40 g.)
  • Sodium coco-sulfate – 0.7 oz (20 g.)
  • Surfactant cocoa (Sodium Cocoabutteramphoacetate) – 0.35 oz (10 g.)
  • Macadamia oil – 0.18 oz (5 g.)
  • Betaine – 0.11 oz (3 g.)
  • Rassoul clay – 0.11 oz (3 g.)
  • Essential oil of sage – 0.02 oz (0.5 g.)
  • Preservative Phenonip- 0.02 oz (0.5 g.)


  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    We should weigh and mix the surfactants. Sodium coco-sulfate – vegetal surfactant obtained from coconut oil, it has a high foaming properties. Tensioactif SCI is also obtained from coconut oil, this surfactant is perfectly tolerated by the skin, provides a creamy foam, foams well even in hard water and softens the shampoo formula.

  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    We add cocoa surfactant to solid surfactants. Sodium Cocoabutteramphoacetate has a very gentle influence on skin and hair, reduces water hardness and aggressive influence of other more severe surfactants. Cocoa surfactants are used to make children’s cosmetics and cosmetics for sensitive skin. It makes combing hair easier, removes static electricity, and significantly extends the interval between the procedures of hair washing because they stay clean longer.

  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    We add macadamia oil to surfactants and put it altogether on a water bath. We wait for the complete dissolution of surfactants, stirring occasionally.

  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    In a separate vessel we warm up hydrosol of sage.

  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    We add it to the molten surfactants.

  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    Mixing it all well to obtain a homogeneous mass.

  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    We set a mixture of surfactants and hydrosol to cool. At this time we dissolve betaine in a small amount of hydrosol. Betaine is a supplement that softens and conditions the hair.

  • How to make a solid shampoo  - перевод Марианны 3

    Add betaine into the shampoo mixture and mix everything thoroughly.

  • How to make a solid shampoo

    Add the essential oil of sage – one of the best essential oils for hair care.

  • How to make a solid shampoo

    To make solid shampoo being stored for a long time in the bathroom, we add a phenonip preservative.

  • How to make a solid shampoo

    In last turn add Rassoul clay. Rassoul improves the texture of the solid shampoo, in addition, it has the ability to cleanse the hair and scalp.

  • How to make a solid shampoo

    We mix everything to obtain a homogeneous thick mass.

  • How to make a solid shampoo

    Put it into a mold.

  • How to make a solid shampoo

    A day after we take a ready-made solid shampoo out of the mold. First it appears to be a little bit soft, in order to be able to use it, the shampoo should be dried in the open air for 1-2 weeks.

  • How to make a solid shampoo

    It is very easy to use a solid shampoo. It is soaped on wet hair, foamed and washed off with a large amount of warm water.


  • Depending on the hair length, 3-4 oz (100 g.) bar of a solid shampoo bar is enough for 60-80 uses.

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  1. elli 17 January 2014 :

    I always thought that dry shampoo is the shampoo that should be sprayed on hair in order not to clean it, especially when you have no opportunity to do it.

  2. Maria 24 January 2014 :

    That is true, such shampoos exist, but this dry shampoo is also very comfortable to use. I`m using it for about a year.

  3. Linda 29 January 2014 :

    And what is the difference between solid and liquid shampoos? In what way is it better, except convenient package?

  4. Anabel 02 February 2014 :

    Well, I should say that I usually make dry shampoo by myself and one of the main advantages is that you are making it by yourself and you have the possibility to know what ingredients are contained in it.

  5. minni 18 February 2014 :

    Yes it is really nice, but what about it effect on the hair?

  6. Anabel 01 March 2014 :

    It cleanses the scalp much better than the liquid shampoo, due to the powder which is contained in it. And your hair stays fresh longer.

  7. Linda 11 March 2014 :

    But what about moisturizing effect? Is it preserved in dry shampoo or it is better to use for oily hair only?

  8. lama87 21 March 2014 :

    No, it suits for all types of hair. Everything depends on the ingredients you are adding while making this shampoo.

  9. Tarantino 27 April 2014 :

    But in case if I add some oils, it can reduce volume of my hair, because it is going to make hair heavier, what is better in this case?

  10. Molly K 29 April 2014 :

    You can add some oils, because in combination with other ingredients of dry shampoo it won`t make your hair heavier, it will only moisturize it.

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