DIY Shampoo Free From Palm Oil

DIY Shampoo - Biome Naked Natural Beauty BarLiquid shampoo that is 100% free from palm oil is incredibly difficult to find, so we thought we would try our hand at making it ourselves! Find the recipe for our DIY shampoo below. Please take a moment to read our stance on palm oil here > This recipe uses cleansing castile soap, a beneficial combination of herbs and essential oils, and nourishing coconut oil. The mixture is bound together with 100% palm oil free glycerine. It will leave your hair feeling clean, clarified, and your head cool (from the peppermint).


Tip: For light hair try infusing the herbs chamomile and calendula, and use grapefruit and lemon essential oils.


  1. Put your dried herbs into a large glass mason jar. Pour 1 cup of boiling water over your dried herbs. Push the herbs down and stir occasionally. Let them infuse for 1 hour. Using a fine sieve, garni or nut milk bag, strain 3 times to ensure all the herbal residue is removed. If you're using the above herbs, your liquid should be a dark green colour.
  2. In another glass mason jar add the coconut oil, castor oil and palm oil free glycerine, and top with your strained warm infused water. The warm water will melt the coconut oil, helping the ingredients to blend.
  3. Add the peppermint castile soap and essential oils, and stir until well combined.
  4. Pour the mixture into your chosen glass soap dispenser or shampoo bottle.

How To Use

Shake well before each use. Pour a little into your hand as you would normally, and lather in. Gently massage into the scalp for a minute or two. Rinse and repeat if desired. To condition, rinse with an unrefined apple cider vinegar or why not try our DIY herbal conditioning hair spritz. This recipe makes enough to fill 440ml glass mason jar with soap dispenser. This recipe contains water, so best to keep refrigerated and use within 2 months.

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Looking to simplify, reduce waste and know exactly what you are putting on your skin? At Biome's Naked Beauty BarTM, you will find all of the beautiful raw ingredients you need to make your own natural skin care and cleaning products. These ingredients are available in convenient reusable glass jars, and in bulk from all of our stores. Find all our DIY skin care and cleaning recipes here > Find all our DIY skin care ingredients online here > Share your Naked Beauty BarTM DIY skin care and cleaning products with us by tagging your photos with #BiomeNakedBeauty on Facebook and Instagram.
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