Where to find shampoo bars?

liggetts shampoo barToni emails:

I am trying to find a local place where I can buy organic shampoo bars? Have any suggestions?

Our first thought was the Honest Weight Food Co-op. So we called 'em up -- and they said they carry a product called J.R. Liggett's Old-Fashioned Bar Shampoo. The product's website doesn't say it's organic, but it does use the word "natural" (of course, that could mean a bunch of things). HWFC sells the bars for $5.99.

Anyone have other suggestions for Toni? Maybe some local shops of Etsy sellers? Share, please!

Earlier on AOA: Jess tried out a locally-made shampoo bar from Serpentine Hair. Last we heard, the line had been sold -- and its website is no longer up.

Disclosure: Yep, HWFC does advertise on AOA. But it would have been the first place we would have thought of after hearing the words "organic shampoo bar" even it didn't.


Maybe the Spinning Seed in Troy?

Maybe the Saratoga Suds lady (at Saratoga Farmers Market Wednesdays and Saturdays) makes something like that?


(I couldn't find anything like it on a quick search of the site, but maybe it's there and I missed it, or maybe she'll make some on your suggestion?)

I'm pretty sure that Uncle Sam's on 4th St in Troy has those. They have quite an array of natural and organic soaps and such. But if you find something you love, stock up, because they never seem to carry the same thing once they sell out.

Honest Weight CO is definitely the place to get Liggett's.
However, the Dr. Bonner's bars work exceedingly well with hair as well; any castille soap will. Been using them for quite some time (hair down to my lower back) with no incident.

I know you specified local and organic, but as a last resort maybe look into Lush's handmade shampoo bars. Each provides an ingredient gallery too: http://www.lush.ca/shop/products/haircare/solid-shampoos/ Good luck!

i know this is late in the game, but i totally echo the recommendation of using LUSH's solid shampoos. they work great and last me (someone with short hair) FOREVER.
also, if you are in a place with a store (NYC, Mohegan Sun, Philly) they are fun to go to.

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