Sometimes the old ways are the best ways. Used for centuries in fine, distinctive soaps, pine tar was discovered to be highly beneficial for problem skin. Similarly, before the days of overly processed shampoos, pine tar soap was a popular product for hair care especially for those with dry scalp, but honestly, it's not for everyone. Those who've tried it know the powerful scent of pine tar diminishes once on the body or hair. They also know the benefits of this old fashioned bar make it a skin and hair care necessity.
Shampoo bars work best with soft water, however if your water is hard, use a spray bottle of one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to 8 ounces of water to spritz your hair with after shampooing then rinse. Apple cider vinegar is easily found in all grocery stores.
Starting ingredients: olive oil, coconut oil, rice bran oil, water, sodium hydroxide, goat milk, pine tar, cocoa butter, castor oil, tussah silk, essential oils.
The final product, after saponification, consists of saponified oils of olive, coconut, rice bran and castor; cocoa butter, glycerin, goats' milk, pine tar, water, 100% pure essential oils, and tussah silk.
Roughly 5 oz per raw cut bar. $8.50