Want to know how to make shampoo and conditioner to sell? We gathered all the needed information to start such a business. Read on and see the recipe of the product and some tips on how to sell it.
How to make organic shampoo and conditioner for sale
Today everyone can make cosmetics and hygiene products at home. Organic soaps, shampoos, and lotions have become very popular. To make such products is a great idea for your home business.
Let’s start with shampoo recipe:
Take 1/4 cup fresh herbs and put them in a clean, glass canning jar. You should choose organically-grown herbs, different herbs suit for different types of hair. For example, orange blossoms are good for dry hair, and lemongrass or strawberry leaves can be good for oily hair. If you want to make good dandruff shampoo, it is better to use peppermint, sage, nettle or rosemary. It is also possible to use two tablespoons of dried herbs instead of fresh herbs.
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Actually, the influence of different herbs on hair is a big field of research, and such variety allows you to make shampoos for different purposes, it is easy to find on the internet the characteristics of different herbs growing in your area. Herbs also give you the ability to create your own unique recipes.
The next step is to boil 1 cup of water (it is better to use bottled water) and pour the hot water over the herbs in the jar. After that, place a lid on the jar and let the herbs to brew for about 20 minutes.
For the next step, you need a paper coffee filter and strainer. Place a paper coffee filter in a strainer, put the strainer over the bowl and strain the content of the jar through the strainer.
Now you need to take two tablespoons of liquid castile soap and mix it with one teaspoon of olive oil or sweet almond oil. At this stage, you can also add two drops of any essential oil that you like. Now, with the help of funnel pour your shampoo into a clean plastic bottle. See also: How to make body scrub for selling
Now it is time to prepare a conditioner, as an example we want to review a recipe of Olive Oil Conditioner.
Take 1/2 cup of organic honey and warm it in microwave. You need just a few seconds to warm the honey and make it easier to mix with other ingredients. After that add to the honey 1 cup of olive oil, stir it well and this is it, an organic hair conditioner is ready!
It can be applied to any type of hair, your clients can massage the conditioner through hair and wash it with your shampoo after an hour, it will give them an amazing effect. Such great organic products will definitely bring you regular customers! Now you know how to make shampoo at home and accompany it with a great conditioner, but there are also a few things that you need to know to sell your products successfully.
How to start selling your shampoo and conditioner
Now you know how to make your product, you should also know several things related to marketing. So, here we have some tips to make your business successful.
- Check the situation in the local market
You should make a unique product because if you are just one of many, it is not a good situation to start your business. Suppose you make shampoo at home, so before choosing the recipe, check your local market of homemade shampoos. It will help to choose some unique recipe for your products and outrun competitors. By checking the market, you can also figure out the prices, some features and other important details.
- Labeling & preparing products
The label is the name and face of your product, that is why if you start to make products for sale you should create your label. Not less important is the packaging of your products. It is also important to add the description of the ingredients of your product, some instruction for application and other details.
- Be good with customers
If you do homemade products and sell them, it creates more close relationships between seller and customer. In this situation the customers may ask you some questions about ingredients, a method of preparation or some other details, that is why the manner of your communication with customers is also important. So, be friendly and polite because even if you offer a great product, but you are not so friendly with customers, it would be difficult to create a successful business.
- Getting More Exposure
You should promote your products, you can do it by creating your website, pages on social media, print some brochure with the presentation of your products.
These are basic and simple actions that can help you in developing your business. So, now you know how to make shampoo to sell and all you need now, is to start selling.
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