We discard more than 10,000 tonnes of detergent and shampoo bottles in Australia every year.
If everyone started using solid shampoo bars instead of buying liquid shampoo in plastic bottles, the earth would sigh with relief.
Plus there are other reasons not to use commercial liquid shampoo:
. Liquid shampoo contains up to 80% water
. Liquid shampoo often contains synthetics like ammonium lauryl sulphate, ammonium laureth sulphate, sodium lauryl sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate which can cause skin irritation and allergies
. Liquid shampoo can spill when travelling, making a mess of your luggage
. Liquid shampoo often contains other ingredients that are harmful to the environment
So why not try a shampoo bar? Some benefits are:
. Lasts a long time
. Easy to travel with
. Compact and lightweight
. Good for the environment
. Good for your hair, skin, body