Making Shampoos using Oils and Lye Guide

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Make your own shampoo

Making your own shampoos using the lye and oils method can be challenging yet rewarding.

This self-study module will teach you the following topics:

Lye safety
Key oils, butters, waters and waxes used in shampoos
Fatty acid characteristics and how they can effect your shampoo and hair
Specialist ingredients such as vitamins, extracts and proteins
Testing and adjusting the pH of your shampoo
Thickening your shampoo
How to make shampoo using the hob and slow cooker methods

This module is presented to you as a beautifully formatted, fully illustrated PDF file and comes with the Lye Safety Pack (also a PDF).

Prerequisites:  There are no prerequisites for this course




If you are interested in creating a range of hair care products, why not also see our other hair care self-paced training modules which include:


These individual modules are available collectively as a larger supported online course.  


If you require support during the self-study modules please see our consultancy offerings to view the different support packages available. 

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