Dreadlocks Shampoo bar (tea tree and rosemary)
Hello everyone, I just would like to give a heads up about the dreadlocks shampoo bar. The bar lathers wonderfully and smells great. There are very few dreadies around here so the smell of rosemary has become a trademark Justin thing to my friends. Unfortunately I have had major flaky scalp issues and, although the bar cleaned out the body of my dreads (a quality not to be ignored), it left my scalp awfully flaky! It was as though my scalp was back to square one. As such I am returning to a mix of peppermint dr bronners, tea tree dr bronners, and lots of rosemary essential oil. I'll use the bar occasionally on the body of my dreads to keep them cleaned out, but that procedure will be followed by the shampoo mix that I had already been using.
Hey everyone, Sorry to resurrect the dead, but I wanted to update this thread with my shampoo bar experience.
I kept on using the bar, and things began to even out, especially after I began to use cold water to wash my hair. My head was always a little itchy and flaky six hours after washing though. This past week (after looking up some advice on the forums) I began to wash my hair with very hot water through the entire washing process, rubbing the soap in with my palms. After all the soap was out I began rinsing my hair with drinking-level-cold water. I have had nearly NO FLAKES. It's wonderful, and the itchies are all but gone as well.
I highly recommend the tea tree and rosemary bar to any and all dread heads. It has fairly much solved my scalp problems, just use hot water to wash/rinse, then rinse again with cold water and I have found this stuff to be great.
updated by @justin-roundy: 01/13/15 09:38:43PM