Soapnut products

I read Jillipoos thread on mixing products, and followed some links from Beauty Brains blog to this:

http://store.naturoli.com/product.ph...cat=285&page=1

They have a sampler I'm going to buy. I've used soapnut liquid to handwash, but not soapnut soap. I'm going to try it as a shampoo bar and see what happens. Naturoli was supposed to have shapoo specific bars, but I didn't find them.

Apparently soapnuts are naturally antibacterial and anti microbial. Here's a soapnuts blog:
http://www.soap-nuts.info/


Interesting post on Beaty Brains about the siloxane cone BTW.
http://thebeautybrains.com/2006/09/2...pentasiloxane/
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I read Jillipoos thread on mixing products, and followed some links from Beauty Brains blog to this:

http://store.naturoli.com/product.ph...cat=285&page=1

They have a sampler I'm going to buy. I've used soapnut liquid to handwash, but not soapnut soap. I'm going to try it as a shampoo bar and see what happens. Naturoli was supposed to have shapoo specific bars, but I didn't find them.

Apparently soapnuts are naturally antibacterial and anti microbial. Here's a soapnuts blog:
http://www.soap-nuts.info/


Interesting post on Beaty Brains about the siloxane cone BTW.
http://thebeautybrains.com/2006/09/2...pentasiloxane/
Originally Posted by Suburbanbushbabe
The comments section in that post were beyond ridiculous, but the post was interesting.
Kiva! Microfinance works.

Med/Coarse, porous curly.
Soap nuts. Sounds like a yummy snack.

Let us know how the sampler turns out, SBB.

And interesting about 'siloxane, no? The more I read about silicones, the more I'm convinced that most of us are avoiding all of them equally when in fact, they are not created equal at all....
3a and strictly CG since August 2007. Porous and on the fine side. No to magnesium sulfate and glycerin. Yes to protein! Favorites:
CO-WASHES: Suave Coconut
CONDITIONERS and LEAVE-INS: Mop Top Daily Conditioner, KBB Nectar, Aubrey GPB or Island Naturals, Robert Craig, Any Jessicurl
CURL ENHANCERS/CREMES/MOUSSES: KCCC, JoiWhip
GELS: Fuzzy Duck, B5 Design, MGA Scultping, BRHG


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I do remember having a hard time with cyclopentasiloxane making my hair quite lanky and greasy looking pre cg. Perhaps it's a YMMV thing.
Kiva! Microfinance works.

Med/Coarse, porous curly.
I tried soapnut on my hair but didn't find it too good (lots of build up etc), but I use it to wash my towels and underwear.
Sarah.

Based in the UK. 2-something (2b?) hair. Very porous, fine and brittle/fragile

Hair loves: Drip drying, glycerine, shea butter, oils
Hair hates: Plopping, any kind of gel, most conditioners (scalp issues).
I've put aritha in my Ayurvedic herb infusion, didn't find it as cleansing as a soap bar. The soap bar, however, is saponified oils with the aritha product added. It should cleanse as well as any of the other bars you use.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
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HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC
Soap nuts. Sounds like a yummy snack.

Let us know how the sampler turns out, SBB.

And interesting about 'siloxane, no? The more I read about silicones, the more I'm convinced that most of us are avoiding all of them equally when in fact, they are not created equal at all....
Originally Posted by jillipoo
Agree on not all cones being equal. The longer I go on this natural hair journey the more open I am. The Loma conditioner I'm using has a cone (down the list) and I love what it does for my hair.
My blog - http://suburbanbushbabe.wordpress.com/
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Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.

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