The advantages of solid cosmetics are numerous and every day these products are used more and more as an ecological and natural alternative. Most of these products are vegan initiative, like Ben & Anna, but there are also other brands that have this kind of cruelty-free product. These cosmetics generally include in their composition natural ingredients which are healthier for the skin and hair, but also for the environment. They last longer and are great for travel as there is no risk of spillage. Secondly, we will give you some advice on how to use these products correctly.
How to use a solid shampoo?
Maybe we are more used to using bar soap, but shampoo bar can seem like a challenge.
It is really very easy to use. The first thing to know is that this type of shampoo doesn’t lather very well right out of the box, so you need to do two washes. It is a very easy to use shampoo.
Take the solid shampoo and gently massage your wet scalp. Then massage with your fingers to remove all the natural oils that your hair accumulates and rinse with lukewarm water. Wash your hair with lukewarm water.
Repeat the procedure, this time you will see that there will be more lather, now this shampoo cleanses your entire scalp and hair really really well.
To maintain it and not waste product, let the shampoo bar air dry until next use. We recommend that you use the shampoo bar as a shampoo bar.
How to use a solid face mask?
Solid face masks are used in a very similar way to solid shampoos as they both need to be activated with water.
After washing your face, with a little hot water, wet the bar until you get a little foam. You don’t need to use a lot of the product and it shouldn’t saturate the skin.
Once we have the foam bar in our hands, we proceed to pose it on the face and let it dry.
When the product has dried on the skin, remove it by rinsing the face with lukewarm water.
How to use a solid deodorant?
The solid deodorant is applied like any other deodorant, directly to the armpits, without pre-humidification.
It is important to know the ingredients in it, because many contain baking soda. This ingredient can be a bit harsh on some skin types, so test it on a small area first and watch for itching, burning, or rashes. Knowing the ingredients in it is important because many contain baking soda.
How to store these solid products?
These products tend to get wet and go in the bathroom trash, just like a bar of soap in a lifetime. That is why it is important to let all of these cosmetic products dry completely after use.
They should not be exposed to the sun, as this could alter its formula and it is best to store them in a place without humidity.
To avoid contamination, they can be stored in clean, dry glass jars or stainless steel boxes. Preferably in a dark place, as the heat of the light can accelerate the disintegration of the product.