Shampoo bars, suggested by their name, are solid soap bars with shampoo properties. They are gradually becoming more popular to a large population; however, I have to admit they are super not conventional and can be very difficult to get used to.
So here is a beginner guide on how to begin your journey on plastic free hair cleaning routine:
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The biodegradable plastics have come a long way and made themselves known to the general public. The companies have portrayed a really idealistic image with the biodegradable plastics: like naturally-made plastic bags that will naturally break down and disappear. If things really go like what people envisioned, biodegradable products would be the “hero” to solve the plastic issue on earth. But pay attention to the word “If” I used in that sentence, because the reality suggests that biodegradable plastics might not be as cool as we wish them to be.
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The focus of week 2 is: personal care products
- Plastic bottled shampoo to shampoo bars
- Plastic Bottled conditioner to bars/glass bottled hair treatment oil
- Empty plastic bottle for DIY products
- Making unnecessary purchases
- Eg. buying new makeup before the old ones run out
Personal care is a huge and indispensable part of people’s lives; however, its part in damaging the environment is only going to be larger.
Not surprisingly, plastic remains the main issue. It is ubiquitous in our personal care routine, yet, we may not realize how prevalent it is. Think about the products in your bathroom, small things such as toothbrushes to big things as shampoo bottles, they all contain some plastic.
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