We have had some inquiries about where to get the main ingredients for the shampoo bars in our book Make Your Own Naturally Balanced Shampoo Bars.

Please read our blog post  Pro Tips for Pro Shampoo Bars  about working with different forms of surfactant in your solid shampoo.

EU/UK Suppliers

SCI – Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate

Forbury Direct – Large noodles which you may need to break down

Skin Chakra – Comes in large noodle form

SCS – Sodium Coco Sulphate

Alexmo Cosmetics  – Sometimes in noodle form and sometimes in pearl form

Les utiles de Zinette  – Sells in noodle form

Aromazone, France – Small pearl form similar to the ones used in my shampoo bars

Forbury Direct – comes in noodle/needle form

Emulsense – conditioning emulsifier

Skin Chakra

Bay House Aromatics

Varisoft EQ 65

Gracefruit

US/Canada

Varisoft EQ 65

Lotioncrafter

Formulator Sample Shop

Sodium Coco Sulphate

American Soap Supplies – for noodles

Wholesale Supplies Plus

Save on Citric – for the noodles

Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate

American Soap Supplies

Wholesale Supplies Plus

Emulsense HC

I couldn’t find a supplier in North America however you should be able to swap this for Varisoft or BTMS 50 in the formulas.

Other Ingredients

You will easily be able to get the herbs  and other ingredients from the above sellers for your shampoo bars, your usual resellers or by googling.  For the vinegar, you will probably find them either in your local supermarket or from an online store.

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