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Wash your hair with Marseille soap

How should I wash my hair with Marseille soap ?

Made for several centuries according to a recipe handed down from generation to generation, the real Marseille soap is appreciated for its cleaning, degreasing and stain removing qualities. Its composition is based on healthy and natural ingredients, and on a manufacturing process which values a unique know-how. The uses of Marseille soap in the house are multiple, from the maintenance of your interior for hand careThe uses of Marseille soap in the home are multiple, from cleaning your home, body, face and hair. Discover our advice to wash your hair with Marseille soap !

The authentic Marseille soap to care for your hair

In 1688, Colbert published an edict detailing the composition and manufacturing method of genuine Marseille soap. It must be made exclusively from vegetable oils, and it must contain no additives, no perfume, no preservatives, no animal fat.
With such a composition, which gives pride of place to natural ingredients, Marseille soap has hypoallergenic properties. Its natural ingredients minimize the risk of allergy. This hygiene product for the skin and face care also shares its benefits with your scalp and your hair fiber.
Marseille soap helps to remove impurities such as sebum, pollution particles or dust, and thus contributes to a thorough washing, from root to tip. You can use Marseille soap regularly as a natural shampoo. You can also use it in a homemade hair mask recipe.

A hair care adapted to all hair types

Marseille soap is suitable for all hair types, including dry, brittle or fragile hair.
Although made of vegetable oils, Marseille soap is also generally beneficial to oily hair. It allows to clean impurities and excess sebum, without attacking the hair fiber. Pregnant women can wash their hair with Marseille soap. This natural product does not contain any contraindicated ingredient, or being the subject of questioning. It is thus perfectly adapted to the women who wish to avoid the chemical products during their pregnancy.

Do you suffer from psoriasis, dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis? Marseille soap can help soothe irritation and itching, and help you regain a healthier scalp.

Use Marseille soap instead of your shampoo

You can directly use an authentic Marseille soap instead of your usual shampoo:
● Wet your hair thoroughly;
● Lather the soap in your hands, or directly on your hair, until you get a sufficient amount of foam
● Massage your scalp gently, lingering at the roots, for several minutes
● Rinse your hair thoroughly and for a long time, with warm or cold water.
The rinsing step is important. Indeed, you must avoid that the soap dries and forms a film around the hair that prevents it from breathing.

Use Marseille soap as a hair mask

Many beauty recipes use Marseille soap as an ingredient in DIY hair masks. We suggest a simple recipe, quick and easy to prepare, to get back to shining hair!

● 2 tablespoons melted Marseille soap,
● 2 tablespoons of olive oil,
● 2 tablespoons of sweet almond oil,
● 2 egg yolks.

Preparation and application:
● Mix the ingredients together,
● Apply to your hair,
● Leave on for 30 minutes,
● Rinse thoroughly with warm or cold water.

Ready-to-use hair care products with Marseille soap

You can also order your hair care products based on Marseille soap in the shops. La Corvette - Savonnerie du Midi offers a range of hair care products and soaps for the hair made from natural ingredients, as well as organic shampoos. They take care of you, while offering you an increased sensoriality for an unequalled beauty and well-being experience.

Are you looking for the healthiest, most natural and ecological products? COSMOS certification guarantees:
● production and transformation processes that respect the environment and human health;
● a development of the concept of green chemistry;
● a responsible approach to the use of natural resources;
● respect for biodiversity;
● the absence of parabens, phenoxyethanol, perfumes, synthetic dyes and petrochemical ingredients, apart from authorized preservatives;
● the absence of genetically modified organisms (GMOs);
● packaging designed to be recyclable.

COSMOS ORGANIC certification allows you to choose a hygiene or beauty product that includes:
● 95% of plant ingredients from organic farming;
● 20% minimum of organic ingredients present in the formula in total, and 10% for products to be rinsed.

La Corvette - Savonnerie du Midi offers a wide range of soaps and shampoos whose formulas are certified COSMOS ORGANIC, to take care of your hair and scalp.