At the present time, Castile refers to any vegetable oil based soap, although you should carefully check the labels to make sure that no artificial or petroleum based additives are present. The original Castilian soap was an olive oil-based soap made in the Spanish region of Castile. Fans of Castile soap use it for a variety of purposes beyond hand washing. As it is a natural, biodegradable product, Castilian soap is used to clean household surfaces, to wash clothes, to degrease, to wash dishes and even to replace shampoo.
Wet your hair and scalp thoroughly.
Put a few drops of soap on your hands. A bit of pure Castilian soap goes a long way, so start with this limited amount; Add more as needed, depending on how long and thick your hair is.
Rub your hands together quickly to work up a rich foam.
Work the soap soap thoroughly from the scalp to the tips.
Rinse your hair until the water runs clean.
Things that you will need:
- Castile soap
- Travel size squeeze bottle
Dr. Bronner’s Magic All-One recommends using a hair conditioner and hair conditioner after shampooing with Castilian soap, but users report that these steps may not be necessary. Since you are likely to use your Castilian soap for many other purposes around the house, save a little in a travel size squeeze bottle and keep it near the shower for shampoo use. Refill the bottle as needed. This keeps you from going to the bathroom to get the soap every time you want to use it for something else.