Now that you know "What Ingredients Go Into Making A Shampoo?" You probably want the formula for making one:
You'll be creating two bain maries (aka double boilers) so you need two glass bowls or pyrex dishes.
My recipes will always give you the ingredients in two lists "Heated Phase" and "Cool-Down Phase".
You can't currently find crothix liquid in the in the UK so I import it from the US. Xanthan gum can get very annoying to work with so I decided to just get crothix. There are other ingredients that can help to thicken a shampoo, e.g. glycol distearate and PEG150; if you can get hold of them then you can try those as your thickeners - be sure to keep to the usage limits.
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I was a natural hair blogger and mixtress living between London & Chicago from 2012 to 2017. I always thought I was 4C but some say 4B; images below - you decide! Heather xx