Washing with chestnuts

Chestnuts! Maybe they are still there? Maybe you’ve already collected a lot and have a stach in your house for decoration, or for the children to play with? But did you know that you can do a lot more with chestnuts? You can also use chestnuts to wash your hair in a natural and very cheap way! And by this I don’t mean you have to take 2 chestnuts in your hand and rub it over your scalp and hair. No, you have to let the soapnuts soak in water and you can use that water to wash your hair! The same way you wash your hair when you use soap nuts. Just like soap nuts, chestnuts contain saponins. Saponin is a natural cleansing ingredient. And it is definitely a little different from those strongly cleansing, chemically shampoo’s from the store… (So, now you also know what my opinion is about shampoo is..)

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