How to Make Solid Shampoo

Reducing your plastic waste is a great way to do your bit for the environment. Learn to make this solid shampoo bar with our Crystal Solid Shampoo base, reducing the need for shampoo bottles! We've added nourishing macadamia nut oil and fragrant coconut to this hand-sized bar for clean and happy hair.

YOU WILL NEED:

  • 500G Crystal Solid Shampoo Melt and Pour base
  • 15G Macadamia nut oil
  • 50G Desiccated coconut
  • Coconut and vanilla fragrance oil
  • Silicone mould
  • Dried blue cornflowers (for decoration)
  • Alcohol spray

STEP 1

Chop your Solid Shampoo base up into chunks and place in a microwavable container. Microwave on high for two minutes, then in 30 second blasts until melted throughout.

STEP 2

Add your macadamia nut oil and mix.

STEP 3

Add fragrance oil and desiccated coconut. Mix well.

STEP 4

Ensure the melted base is at around 55-60°C. Spray the mould you wish to use with alcohol spray.

STEP 5

Pour the base into the mould in equal amounts, then spray the surface of the soap with alcohol spray.

STEP 6

Sprinkle the blue cornflowers on the surface of the sprayed soap. Spray once more with the alcohol spray, then let cool for 12 hours or overnight.

STEP 7

Unmould and enjoy!

For more recipes and inspiration, check our blog here.

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