Just because a shampoo foams a lot doesn’t mean it’s more effective. It does not need to be better, nor its bubbling indicate of higher quality. And yet, how much we like that massage. The most frequently asked questions among those who have not yet tried solid shampoo do not change; Clean well? And… does it foam? ” Manufacturers response: yes … and yes.
The beauty industry (which produces 120 billion cosmetic packaging a year that we don’t recycle: a study by Garnier reveals that 56% of us don’t recycle the beauty products we have in the bathroom) is willing to give that explanation as many times as necessary, because knows that sustainability and the responsible use of resources such as water are the seed of the cosmetics of the future. Phenomena such as the shampoo in a pill, which is already in its second generation, say that the sensation of feeling an active part in a necessary change with the planet is as comforting as that of foam.
Advantages of tablet shampoo
· It is easier to pack it without using plastics. Most of these shampoos come in a box made from biodegradable and more sustainable materials in their manufacture, such as kraft paper or recycled cardboard.
· It is also more compact than the traditional format: a 100-gram solid shampoo is equivalent to three bottles of liquid shampoo, which translates into a lower carbon footprint (less CO2 emitted) when transporting it, a truck full of solid shampoo tablets is equivalent to the same washes as other 15 trucks loaded with liquid product.
· Only the amount needed is used: unlike a gel, it is much easier to adjust the amount of product that is needed. They do not require two washes and when finished, do not leave any residue.
This type of shampoos contain ingredients and traditional soapmaking formulas that are more sustainable and their lifting bases are obtained through the saponification process of natural oils such as coconut or cocoa, rich in proteins, vitamins E and K, and known for their power. moisturizing.
What does not change
What matters for a shampoo to be effective is not the format or the texture, but its composition. Beyond choosing a pellet, the important thing is to look at the type of hair for which it is indicated: dry, oily, or sensitive scalps.
This means that its tablet form does not make it better or worse than a liquid shampoo, it has more to do with an ethical decision and personal taste. The key to effectiveness is in the formula and ingredients.
The frequency of washing as with liquid shampoos, depends on the characteristics of the scalp and hair. Oily hair will need more frequent washing, daily or every other day; those that do not have as much fat will be able to continue spacing them.
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How to use
Although its format changes, the way of applying it, is very similar to that of gel shampoo:
1. Wet your hair well with warm water.
2. Wet the shampoo bar and rub it between your hands until you get a good foam. You can also rub the wet shampoo bar on your scalp with small circular movements to create the lather. Start from the forehead to the base of the neck and add more water if necessary.
3. Gently massage into the scalp as you would with a traditional liquid shampoo. Using your fingers, spread the shampoo through your hair.
4. Rinse generously; experts recommend doing it with warm or cold water to activate blood circulation and close the hair cuticle, which will add shine to the hair.
5. Leave the pellet in the air to dry well.