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Pure Simple Shampoo Bar Hibiscus Tea

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Pure Simple Shampoo Bar Hibiscus Tea
Pure Simple Shampoo Bar Hibiscus Tea
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  • 100g
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Pure Simple Shampoo Bar Hibiscus Tea is a totally plastic free solid bar shampoo to care for normal to oily hair and scalp. The Shampoo Bar Hibiscus Tea is 100% natural, and made with only plant based ingredients like olive oil, ylang ylang, and lavender essential oils. Care for your hair with Shampoo Bar Hibiscus Tea to soothe irritation, and give your hair a natural gloss.

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  • Ideal for normal, to oily hair
  • Hibiscus has natural anti-inflammatory properties to promote circulation to the scalp
  • Ylang ylang, and lavender help to balance sebum production and keep excess oil under control
  • Makes a rich, creamy lather
  • Gently fragranced with natural, essential oils
  • Handmade in Cape Town
  • Free of synthetic colours, preservatives, and artificial fragrances
  • Packaged in biodegradable cardboard boxes
  • Palm oil free
  • Cruelty free
  • Vegan


  • Wash hair as normal and rinse thoroughly
  • Instead of conditioner, Pure Simple recommends a vinegar rinse to restore natural pH balance to hair, and scalp
  • Use 1 tablespoon of vinegar to 1 cup of water (Use 2 tablespoons, in 2 cups of water for very long hair)
  • Rinse finally with water to remove the vinegar rinse
  • Dry, and style as normal

Vinegar rinse tips:

  • Apple cider vinegar is a good all round choice, suitable for all hair types
  • Dark, grape vinegar is excellent for darker, brunette hair
  • Lemon juice is a recommended alternative to vinegar for fair blonde hair


  • When using soap based shampoos – it is a soap and soap stings if it gets in your eyes


  • Nett weight: 100 g


Country of Origin:

  • Made in South Africa
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Overall Rating
3.6 out of 5 stars from 35 reviews

26 out of 35 people would recommend this product

08/10/2023, By Lorraine
What a lovely product and excellent alternative to carrying bottles of shampoo in your luggage! It leaves my hair soft and shiny.
13/07/2021, By Melissa
Lathers well and smells great. I'm definitely sold on this product and would like to try the others in the range.
20/05/2021, By Karen
I have very short hair and at first my scalp felt a little sensitive, as it definitely leaves your hair and scalp super clean. I use an apple cider vinegar mix as conditioner and this makes all the difference to soften the hair and soothe the scalp.
23/02/2021, By Mina
Excellent product! My hair is soft & shiny & no complaints! Nice soft & neutral smell. Lathers very well too. Overall a great buy!
08/01/2021, By Rozlynn
This was my first try at a shampoo bar so i did not know what to expect. I am blown away that i could wash my long hair and not need conditioner! While my hair was wet i thought it felt weird but once combed and dry it was super soft and shiny. I did use up the bar in about a week but both hubby and i were using it as a body soap as well as shampoo so i guess thats to be expected.
23/11/2020, By Marianne
I love the smell of the shampoo bar!
26/08/2020, By Nicole
All the shampoo bars in this range is wonderful. Last long, suds and cleans really well, smells great. You do need to use conditioner with this to keep hair from drying out.
08/05/2020, By Bea
Nice soap
23/01/2020, By B
I am sorry to say this product was terrible on my hair.
it made my hair heavy, oily and very difficult to style.
I can't even use it on my boys hair. We ended up using it as a general body soap.
07/01/2020, By Helper
Well done
04/01/2020, By Nicky
Harsher and more drying. Hair needed conditioner straight afterwards which Is not the case with the Coventry brand. Hair didnt curl as well.
27/10/2019, By Kate
This is not the product for you if you have fine hair. I want to like this product so badly because it smells so good and is so eco friendly. My issue with it is that it is a bit of PT with having to do the vinegar rinse on top of it all. Even with the vinegar rinse, my hair was left oily and stringy. This is a good product if you have dry hair but my experience has been sad.
13/09/2019, By Lulu
Love this shampoo! First time using a shampoo bar and worked well for my hair! I have quite dry hair so it put a good amount of oils back in.
11/09/2019, By Sara
Yum Yum Yum! I have dreads but am a firm believer in washing them ;-) Great shampoo, smells lovely and does the job. Also a lot cheaper than other shampoo bars out there.
02/08/2019, By Brown Girl
Give it a miss. Made my hair oily even with trying it for 2 weeks with a vinegar rinse. My hair also started falling after using the product. I tried a Lush bar afterwards and my hair stopped falling and it’s shiny and bouncy. Rather splurge on the Lush bar in my opinion
26/07/2019, By Caroline
I was very disappointed by this shampoo bar as I have had great experiences with Lush shampoo bars.
I have fine, straight hair and this leaves it looking greasy. I gave it a few tries (with and without vinegar) but was not impressed.

The smell is okay- not strong when hair is dry.
15/07/2019, By AJ
Unfortunately wasn't impressed with this shampoo bar. Will stick to other brands in future
13/07/2019, By Alexandra
Terrible for me as shampoo. I have thick wavy hair, and this made my hair very greasy at the roots, even after trying to use it for two full weeks so that my hair could get used to it. (I already use a natural liquid shampoo, so it wasn't a huge change). Two weeks with greasy hair, and no changes. Smells great, but not good for my hair type I guess.
07/05/2019, By Al
Cleans hair, smells fresh and is easy to apply. Also a great space and weight saver when travelling!
29/04/2019, By Zero waster
Not suitable to use with conditioner. I couldn't get the conditioner washed out. Left my hair terribly greasy and was forced to wash with other shampoo to try and get it out....
14/04/2019, By Andrea
I started using shampoo bars a couple of months ago. It took about 14 days for my hair to get used to shampoo bars. I would recommend this to anyone who is not into plastic or has allergic reactions to standard shampoos.
14/04/2019, By Andrea
This is my favourite body lotion, it comes in a glass container, and all the ingredients are natural. It doesn't have either coconut oil nor palm oil which is awesome! I wish this will come in a bigger glass bottle. This lotion texture is easily absorbed and doesn't have any synthetic fragrance (it is not like these cheap lotions that leave you sticky and your skin oversaturated).
I highly recommend this lotion.
01/04/2019, By Em
It takes a bit getting use to - if your a first timer using a shampoo bar. but I like it. Smells nice and lathers nicely too.
26/03/2019, By Courtney
Used this shampoo bar twice and the first time I really didn't like it but after the second time (washing my hair PROPERLY) and rinsing with a teaspoon of vinegar and 1L of water my hair is soft and shiny! Really loving it!
25/03/2019, By Lindsay
When I saw a few reviews saying that the soap leaves your hair oily and stringy, I was worried I’d wasted my money, especially because I am prone to oily hair as it is. But after trying it, I’m really happy with the results. My hair feels light and soft and it doesn’t look or feel greasy or stringy at all. I didn’t rinse with vinegar and water because I didn’t have any vinegar, but the shampoo bar worked beautifully and it smells absolutely divine. Love that it’s plastic free and I don’t have to ever buy another plastic bottle of shampoo. It’s small and convenient for travel too, and it’s very affordable. I will definitely order this again!
08/03/2019, By Ellen
It made my hair lank and I don’t like the smell. Also on the packaging it said ‘shampoo, then use a vinegar rinse’. What’s that about? If you need a vinegar rinse to make it effective it should be stated in the description of the product.
28/02/2019, By Melissa
I would have loved to switch to these shampoo bars but sadly they leave my hair looking stringy, greasy and oily.
31/01/2019, By Toni
I was so disappointed in this bar. It left my hair lifeless and a stringy/oily (maybe the essential oil in it?). I am trying to live a zero waste lifestyle so I had high hopes for this little shampoo bar. But it's just not for me. It smells amazing though
27/01/2019, By Mike
Great product, smells good, lathers nicely and great for my beard too!
09/01/2019, By Ruzanne
Smells beautiful and lathers nicely
19/12/2018, By Marily
Nice soap.
23/11/2018, By Sam
Works well
11/11/2018, By Debbie
This smells really fresh and it foams so well. Just a quick run between my hands makes enough of a lather to wash my whole head, and I've got long hair!
23/10/2018, By T
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