This recipe is for a moisturizing and conditioning shampoo that will be great for dry hair. If you have oily hair then I have several recipes for oily hair in my DIY Shampoo Recipes Book. Hibiscus extract helps to boost hair's strength, softness and shine; in addition, hibiscus contains mucilage (a slippery plant extract) which soothes rashes, dry skin/scalp and detangles hair too
Heated phase (55%)
10% decyl glucoside, 10g
10% coco glucoside, 10g
Cool-down phase (13.5%)
Options once completely cool:
Method (using a liquid thickener, e.g. crothix)
Note: you cannot use xanthan gum in this recipe. For an alternative recipe that allows for xanthan gum please get the Shampoo Course book or Ingredients List.
Storage: The shelf life is about 12 months
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