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How To Produce Hair Shampoo And Setting Lotion

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Do you want to learn How To Produce Hair Shampoo And Setting Lotion? Hair shampoo is a kind of soap that is used for washing hair. This is what saloons (barbing and hair dressing) use in washing customers hair. It is one of the hair beauty product that you can easily do as a one stop business or add it to your existing business.

How To Produce Hair Shampoo In Nigeria

It is more advantageous for people who are already in cosmetics business. The materials to produce hair shampoo is locally available you can get them in any nearby chemical shop.

This is not a business you have to collect loan for; with little amount you can start producing either for personal use or commercial. You will make good profit in this business because the patronage will be huge. Woman don’t play with their hair because every woman wants to look attractive and beautiful. This is the main reason patronage is always high.

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Take a look at the number of saloon in your environment and the population of women. I stand to be corrected statistic shows that women are more than men. This is to tell how sustainable this business is.

In this post you will learn how to produce home-made/commercial hair shampoo and setting lotion

Table Of Contents


  • Bowls
  • Stirring sticks
  • Containers
  • Spoon
  • Labels


  • Nitrosol 1/8 kg
  • Caustic soda ¼ kg
  • Texapon ½ kg
  • Sulphonic acid ½ litre
  • Soda ash ½ litres
  • Glycerine 4 tablespoon
  • Vitamin E 1 teaspoon
  • Citric acid 1 tablespoon
  • STPP 2 tablespoon
  • Water 8-10 litres
  • Fragrance as desired
  • Colour as desired
  • Preservative few drops


Step 1

Mix nitrosol in 6 liters of water and stir continuously

Step 2

Add ¼ litres of your fermented caustic soda to the nitrosol , this is to thicken it.

Step 3

In a separate bowl mix texapon and sulphoric acid together and add to the initial content

Step 4

Add your glycerine and stir

Step 5

Add the fermented soda ash and stir

Step 6

Soak the STPP in 1 litre of water and add to the initial solution

Step 7

In a separate container dissolve the citric acid with 500ml of water, add to the initial solution and stir

Step 8

Add the vitamin E and stir properly

Step 9

Add the fragrance and stir

Step 10

Dissolve the colour with little quantity of water and add to the initial solution and stir continuously until it is uniform.

Allow it to settle then package for sale.

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  • Natural black soap example Dudu osun 1 tablet
  • Olive oil or coconut oil 2 tablespoons
  • Honey glycerine 2 tablespoon
  • Tea tree, peppermint or eucalyptus oil 5-6 drops
  • Rose water 1 tablespoon(optional)


  1. Dissolved the soap in a bowl with room temperature water
  2. Add the olive oil, into the bowl
  3. Pour the honey glycerine, eucalyptus and stir everything together.
  4. Package in air tight container for use
  5. Store in a cool dry place
  7. It refreshes the hair
  8. Cause hair to grow fast
  9. Removed product build-up
  10. Treats dandruff

Good for those who are maintaining natural hair.



  • Nitrosol 1/8 kg
  • P.G (Propylene glycol) 60ml
  • Glycerine 4 tablespoon
  • Water 6-10 litres
  • Formalin 1 teaspoon
  • Colour as desired


  • – Dissolve nitrosol into a measured quantity of water.
  • – Add propylene glycol and stir
  • – Add glycerine and stir very well
  • – Add formalin and stir properly
  • – Add colour and thoroughly stir
  • Then package and label it.


The colour must be water base, it should be added according to your taste. P.G nourishes the hair.


Start by producing to people around you then proceed by supplying to hair dressing saloons, barbing saloon, individuals etc.

Package your product in a classical way and supply to shops. However if you want to take it further so that it can be amongst cosmetics in the market, supermarkets and other bigger shops you have to go on a full-scale. Then NAFDAC certificate will be a must.

See Also: How To Grow Natural Hair Fast: 10 Effective Ways


Quality will keep you in this business so start your hair shampoo and setting lotion business today. It is easy and straight forward and does not require huge capital.

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