Are you looking to make some all natural changes in your hair care routine? When you realize the amount of chemicals in the hair products that we use can be daunting and scary, for sure. Plus, the amount of chemical buildup in your hair is noticeable sometimes. Did you know that shampoo bars are SUPER easy to make and work so well for moisturizing your hair. These DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bars use a few ingredients and are awesome for moisturizing your hair.
DIY Moisturizing Essential Oil Shampoo Bar
- ½ pound glycerin soap base
- 1 teaspoon shea butter
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon coconut oil
- 10 drops tea tree essential oil
- 10 drops orange essential oil
- 10 drops peppermint essential oil
- 2 oranges, zested
- 1 tablespoon sea salt
- Orange food coloring (optional)
- Spray bottle of rubbing alcohol
- Soap mold
Step 1: Cut the soap base into squares and place into a microwave safe bowl. Heat for 30 seconds.
Step 2: Add shea butter to bowl. Return to microwave and heat for an additional 30 seconds.
Step 3: Add coconut oil to the bowl
Step 4: Add olive oil to the bowl
Step 5: Add the tea tree essential oil
Step 6: Add the orange essential oil to the bowl
Step 7: Add the peppermint essential oil to the bowl
Step 8: Add the sea salt to the mixture.
Step 9: Add orange zest to mixture and stir in gently.
Step 10: Add food coloring if desired.
Step 11: Spray bottom of the mold with rubbing alcohol.
Step 12: Gently pour shampoo bar mixture into mold.
Step 13 Spray the top of the soap with the rubbing alcohol.
Step 14: Allow to harden for at least an hour. Gently pop out and store in an airtight container or ziplock bag until ready to use.
Use these shampoo bars to replace your regular shampoo routine and let me know the difference you notice. Then, check out these other awesome DIY recipes for skin and hair care.