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How To Effectively Repel Noseeums

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How To Effectively Repel Noseeums

 How To Effectively Repel Noseeums You may not be able to see no see ums, as this image below illustrates their actual size against a finger for scale, but you sure can feel no see ums!  Here at The Solid Bar Company we're going to show you how to identify no see ums and how to deal with no-see-ums. And you sure want to repel noseeums don't you?   Then read on for the best information. To give no see ums their proper name, Leptoconops torrens, these airborne 'warriors' are so small, less than a sixteenth of an inch in length,...

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The Best Hair Conditioner Bar For You

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The Best Hair Conditioner Bar For You

The Best Hair Conditioner We’ve taken a closer look at shampoo bars so now let’s look at The Solid Bar Company's amazing hair conditioner bars. To start with let's do a little background to inform you of what should be in a conditioner bar, why those ingredients are there and what it will do for your hair - and you!  Did you know that most well-known liquid conditioners on the market contain 80%+ water? Our conditioner bars are not bulked out with water to try and fool you into thinking that you are getting more conditioner for your money, in fact they...

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No SLS In Our Shampoo Bars!

No SLS In Our Shampoo Bars!

What is SLS and why should we avoid it? The most common sulphate shampoo ingredient - Sodium lauryl sulphate (SLS) - has been used in many commercial formulations for years because it is inexpensive, offers good lathering and can even be thickened easily with salt, which is also cheap and in abundance!  It is an ‘anionic’ surfactant, so it cleans dirt and grease from our hair and is very foaming; this last point is an important consideration as consumers generally associate foaming with cleaning (whether it be for your hair your hands or even your car!), due to its small...

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20 Essential Noseeum Facts For 2020!

20 Essential Noseeum Facts For 2020!

Everything You Need To Know About Noseeums!    So Mr Noseeum, what exactly are you? Well the best way to describe a noseeum/midge is as a small biting fly no more than 3mm in length but I pack a pretty big punch!  That's a noseeum/midge in the picture below, sitting on the end of a finger.    Image of A No-see-um/Midge on a Finger People have given noseeums/midges several alternative, what I prefer to call derogatory, names all over the world, in England, Scotland and the United Sates wherever we live - in fact in the USA they can't even decide...

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5 Ways Fake 'Shampoo' Bars Damage Hair!

5 Ways Fake 'Shampoo' Bars Damage Hair!

How To Make Sure Your Hair Stays Clean, Healthy and Beautiful! 1. What Defines A Soap? 2. The 5 Reasons NOT To Use Soap On Your Hair! 3. How Can I Tell If I Am Using A Soap Bar? 4. What To Look For In A Shampoo Bar! 5. The Benefits Of Using A Shampoo Bar Over Conventional Liquid Shampoo. These days we don’t expect shampoo to simply clean away dirt and grease, we also expect shampoo to have a secondary function; to condition and beautify our hair.  To achieve this you need to remove just enough sebum for the hair to...

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