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How to store plastic free shampoo and conditioner bars

5 tips to make yours last longer

It’s important to know how to store plastic free shampoo bars and conditioner bars so that they last as long as possible. Once you’ve tried out the 5 tips on this page you’ll never go back to bottled shampoo.

Are you new to washing your hair with plastic free shampoo and conditioner? If so, you might be wondering how to store a haircare product that doesn’t have a protective plastic coating.

If you don’t like the idea of your bar becoming soggy and messy in-between washes, or if you’ve run into this issue in the past, you’re not alone. Our simple storage tips will help you steer clear of this problem and elongate the life of your bar.

Plastic free shampoo lasts longer when you store it right

When stored correctly, plastic free shampoo bars and plastic free conditioner bars will remain solid, dry and keep their shape. Better still, they will last 2-3 times longer than a standard bottle of liquid shampoo or conditioner. 

This makes plastic free shampoo more economical as well more eco-friendly and these are just two of its benefits. There are plenty of other reasons why solid shampoo bars are great for your health and the environment.

If it’s sustainability that’s got you interested in plastic free shampoo and plastic free conditioner, you can find more eco ideas in our list of low impact lifestyle tips.

Now, let’s get to the storage solutions. Your shampoo bar holder doesn't need to be anything fancy, just so long as you follow our tips below. You might find something you have around the house works well and of course ... using what you already have is always the most sustainable option.

Our top 5 tips on how to store your plastic free shampoo bar

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Storing your shampoo bar on a wooden tray

 And if you're wondering what to do with the little bits of your shampoo bar?

When you get close to the end of your shampoo bar it can become a bit tricky to hold and if you don't want to waste it ... either squish it onto your new bar or pop it into a little sisal soap saver bag - they make a great exfoliation mitt. 

Store plastic free shampoo in your luggage for a carefree trip

Storing shampoo bars in your bathroom is just the beginning. Now that you know how to keep them clean and dry, you can enjoy the same benefits when you bring them on holiday.

A shampoo bar is the perfect travel companion, since it takes up so little valuable space in your luggage. It’s also perfect for a trip because it’s:

  • Solid - so it won’t mess with your liquid restrictions at airport security
  • Light enough not to weigh down you or your luggage
  • Guaranteed not to spill! There’s no liquid involved
  • Ideal for staying as sustainable and plastic free as possible whilst travelling

Once you’ve mastered how to store shampoo bars and conditioner bars, make sure you take a look at our page on how to use them to achieve the best results.

Now that you’re fully clued up, perhaps it’s time to buy your first plastic free bar.

Try KIND2’s plastic free shampoo for healthier hair and scalp

Is there still a drop of doubt about shampoo bars in your mind? Have you tried one in the past and been disappointed? If it dried out your hair or made it tangled, it probably wasn’t pH balanced or might have been made with only high foaming sulphates. 

KIND2’s shampoo bars and conditioner bars are not only easy to store. They’re also soap free, palm oil free and pH balanced shampoo bars which means they’ll give you strong, silky and healthy hair. Head to the KIND2 shop to pick your bar or try one of our Storage Accessories.

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