How to: Green Shampoo Bars with Horsetail
Now that we know all about horsetail powder and have prepared some for use, let's get busy making green shampoo bars!
Phase A IngredientsMango butter: 9 gr / 0.32 oz
Phase B IngredientsSodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI): 33.5 gr / 1.18 oz
Sodium Coco Sulfate: 30 gr / 1.06 oz
Demineralised Water: 19.5 gr / 0.69 oz
Phase C IngredientsPanthenol: 2 gr / 0.07 oz
Nettle Powder: 2 gr / 0.07 oz
Horsetail Powder: 2 gr / 0.07 oz
Shikake Powder: 2 gr / 0.07 oz
Method1. Melt phase A ingredient slowly over low heat
2. Remove from heat
3. Add Phase B ingredients and mix well
5. Press into molds and chill for approximately half an hour
6. Unmold and let dry at room temperature until hardened.
Note: These bars take longer to harden than most. This batch took a couple of weeks to harden but the upside was a glorious fresh green scent while drying.