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Why we haven’t made a natural shampoo

By the 30 April 2020

You often ask us about it: when is oOlution going to release an amazing natural shampoo? It’s true that shampoo is the basic beauty product that is missing from our website. And for a good reason: we refuse to lower our standards for you! It’s out of the question for us to formulate products that aren’t 100% natural, beneficial to your hair, health, and the environment. This ideal shampoo, a truly natural shampoo, doesn’t actually exist. Let us explain.

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Is SCI the key to organic shampoo?

By the 11 June 2020

So you’ve been persuaded: organic shampooing is the right move. For your hair, health, and the environment. Whether in solid or liquid format, you’ll be avoiding silicones, synthetic fragrances, and aggressive sulfate surfactants. A good start! But is it just a start? Unfortunately yes, have another look at the label. There’s a big chance you’ll find sodium cocoyl isethionate: SCI is a really common surfactant, used frequently in organic shampoos. But, unfortunately, it’s not so good for the planet…

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Silicone: Sworn enemy of your skin and hair

By the 17 March 2020

Since their invention in the 1930s, silicones have invaded our daily lives – cake tins, bathroom fixtures, breast implants, menstrual cups, non-stick mats… and cosmetics. They’re extremely widely used. They’re an essential component of shampoos and creams, but aren’t so good for our skin and hair. What’s the problem with them?