Have you used a shampoo bar?

At The Refilling Station, we've always sold shampoo and conditioner bars from brands such as Friendly Soap and Alter/Native and these bars are pretty good value and as a result, we have sold loads! Some of those who have tried shampoo bars either love them or hate them. Those that hate often do so because their hair took on a waxy feel whilst the hair actually adjusted to the bar (transition phase).

We've introduced a new brand into the mix, Dolores and Rose for those who want a more luxury bar or perhaps want to buy one as a gift.

Dolores and Rose - Ethically Fabulous

These shampoo and conditioner bars are made here in Yorkshire using high-quality ingredients and essential oils to benefit your scalp and hair. They are hair type-specific which is great because those with coloured or dry hair seemed to struggle the most with shampoo bars.

They are a little pricier than the usual brands on the market but these bars are salon quality and have been developed by a hairdresser with bags of experience so I think they justify the higher price tag.

The bars are, as you would expect, cruelty-free, vegan and plastic-free and there is no transition period often associated with other shampoo bars. They are handmade here in Yorkshire.

  • Smooth and Shine - All Hair Types
  • Colour-Lock - Colour and Treated Hair
  • Moisture Hit - Dry/Thirsty Hair
  • Hair Hug Conditioner Bar - All Hair Types

Kirsty the Guinea Pig!

If you have met me, you will hopefully be able to see that I love my job, because I get to try lots of the products we sell (not the only reason obviously). I tried the Smooth and Shine bar on my naturally wavy fine hair. I simply lathered it up in my hand in the shower, scrubbed and rinsed. I was surprised and how clean my hair felt after using and the smell was amazing. I found I didn't really need a conditioner afterwards so I skipped it but obviously everyone's hair is different. I will definitely continue to use the bar and I think I will grab and Hair Hug when my bottle of Faith in Nature Conditioner has run out.

Grab and Dolores and Rose bar now


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