Dec 20, 2013

Homemade Soap- Therapeutic Homemade Shampoo Recipe

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The Ultimate Therapeutic Shampoo Bar must be the best homemade shampoo recipe I’ve ever used. It not only has a delightful aroma that lasts all day long, but it really does revive flat, dull and thinning hair.

Therapeutic Homemade Shampoo

It’s suitable for all the family including anyone who may be suffering with a itchy or flaky scalp. It’s full of essential oils aimed to stimulate the memory and lift tension, along with nourishing the scalp and adding a lovely shine to your hair.
This is also a great homemade shampoo bar to take with you when travelling, especially if you intend to fly. You can cut the amount you may need from one of the bars and pop it in with your hand luggage without the worry of carrying liquids.


9.5 oz (270ml) Mineral water
2 Chamomile teabags
24.5 oz (700ml) Olive Oil
3.5 oz (99ml) Sweet Almond Oil
2 oz (60g) Beeswax
2 oz (55g) Creamed coconut
4 oz (110g) Lye (Sodium Hydroxide/Caustic Soda)
4 teaspoons (20ml) Bergamot essential oil
2 teaspoons (10ml) Lavender essential oil
1 teaspoon (5ml) Geranium essential oil
1 teaspoon (5ml) Rosemary essential oil

Specifics To This Recipe:

Use the Cold Process Method shown below plus the following recipe specific steps:

In Step 1 – Put the chamomile teabags into a bowl Boil the mineral water and pour it over them. Once cooled, strain, and reserve the infusion. Substitute the water for the infusion in the cold process method.
In Step 3 – Melt the creamed coconut with the oils and wax this will need to be stirred continuously to avoid the coconut from sticking to the bottom of the pan whilst heating.
In Step 4 – Combine oils and lye when both temperatures equally reach 130 F (55 C)

 Homemade Soap- Therapeutic Homemade Shampoo Recipe

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