A Heartfelt Post


When I first used J.R.LIGGETT’S Shampoo Bar, I knew I’d changed my shampoo choice forever, but what I didn’t realize was the direction that decision would take me and the repercussions thereof.  I began taking note of and researching  the ingredients in my personal care products; not only shampoo, but body soap, body washes, toothpaste, bar soap, liquid hand soap, facial moisturizers, body lotion,  and other everyday hygiene products that you and I purchase simply because of habit or advertising, without even giving a thought to the safety of the ingredients. For years we’ve assumed that if the Food & Drug Administration has given the green light to a product, then everything’s cool… not necessarily so.

J.R.LIGGETT’S Shampoo Bar does  not contain Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, a harsh, petroleum-based, extremely drying detergent used in many soaps, shampoos, body washes, and even toothpaste!  I have used liquid shampoos and soaps that contained SLS for most of my life and always wondered why even though the labels screamed, “Contains Moisturizers!”,  I still had dry hair, and skin so dry  that it felt like it was going to tear. At one point, I had to forego using soap on my face, only washing with warm water. Little did I know! 

“Detergent-Free”… J.R.LIGGETT’S products contain real, honest to goodness, down to earth moisturizing oils like fragrant lavender, rosemary, jojoba, sweet almond… hand-made in the USA with fresh, clean, clear New Hampshire spring water… no animal testing, no animal by-products, bio-degradable ingredients, even a bio-degradable paper bar wrapper. I love the convenience of using the Shampoo Bar for not only my hair, but also for my body, as a facial cleanser, and a shaving cream. It’s natural, non-irritating, fragrant, soft and soothing.  It’s an easy, healthy choice; just one product, nothing to think about, nothing to worry about.

Becoming an educated consumer started me on a path of healthy choices; not just hygiene products, but more of an awareness of how I live daily… healthy food choices, increasing my physical activity, and in general, seeing the wisdom of taking care of the only body I have. We know medical costs are exorbitant, and if we can avoid illness from unhealthy life and food choices, we’ll be ahead of the pack.  I’ve found that a lot of  people still “just don’t get it”.  They just don’t understand a bar shampoo, or why they should avoid SLS and how many products contain this harsh detergent.  Avoiding harmful chems in your personal body care products is as important as a healthy diet, physical activity, fresh, clean air, enriching relationships, and a sound mind. J.R.LIGGETT’S is actually a lifestyle concept, an important part of who we are and where we need to be.

Is there someone in your life whose health and well-being is important enough that you could share with them the wisdom of choosing J.R.LIGGETT’S Shampoo Bar? Be a ‘love’ and show another person the path to a healthier lifestyle.

Joy Richter  2012                     ©copyright 2012 J.R.LIGGETT LTD


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About jrliggettsblog

I've been interested in all things natural my entire life. Not just a healthy lifestyle, but a respect and love for nature too. Since I discovered JRLIGGETT'S products, I've been an ardent admirer and user. Do I love his shampoo bar? How much time do you have?

5 responses to “A Heartfelt Post”

  1. Jennifer Ward-Pelar says :

    I just love this. I’ve tried the shampoo bars from Lush before at a friend’s house. My next experiment is trying the “no poo” where you just use baking powder and water….we’ll see how that one goes! Great post! And I love that it’s made by hand!

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