Basics for More Natural Hair Care, Part 1 of 2

Making the switch to a more natural castile bar soap can help you replace commercial shampoo, body wash, and other soaps in the home.   (Photo via flickr.com.)

Making the switch to a more natural castile bar soap can help you replace commercial shampoo, body wash, and other soaps in the home.   (Photo via flickr.com.)

(Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, in The Daily Citizen newspaper, Dalton, GA.)

RECYCLE & REUSE ARTICLE - Basics For More Natural Hair Care, Part 1 of 2

Excerpt: 

This is the first part in a two-part series about caring for your hair in a more natural and eco-friendly way.

"Recently I’ve been replacing everyday store-bought beauty products with those that are more natural and eco-friendly. While the initial reason to change was my inner cheapskate scoffing at the high price of pomegranate-infused body wash, the results have made me realize that there are more reasons to switch than simply saving a few bucks. The first thing I noticed after bathing with my first bar of Castile soap was that my face was not bright red, dry and flaky on the cheeks.

Seeing that my face was clean but not in dire need of moisturizing for the first time in years, I realized that the redness had something to do with the ingredients of the products I was using in the shower. Castile soap is vegetable based and does not contain harsh synthetic detergents, artificial colorants, fragrances or preservatives. It is traditionally made with olive oil and may include essential oils or other vegetable-based oils."

Read the full article online at the Daily Citizen's website here (opens in new window): http://www.daltondailycitizen.com/news/lifestyles/recycle-reuse-basics-for-more-natural-hair-care-part/article_d36606d0-300f-11e5-95ef-f388469a5405.html