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View Poll Results: Do you measure out shampoo or glug it in?
Measure it according to manufacturers instructions 40 29.41%
Glug in whatever I like 96 70.59%
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Old 20-06-2017, 07:00 PM   #21
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Always measure

I always measure as i believe the sellers/manufacturers have put in a lot of time and effort to ascertain the optimum useage of their shampoos,liquids etc. A nice idea would be to include a free/small fee charge measuring container with your company logo on it. This would be very practical for your branded product use and good marketing. Here in ireland it is difficult to get good clear measuring containers for car care liquids. i only know of one sponsor on DW who supplies them with their liquids and its a nice touch.The old saying "You can always add product but you cant take out product" when you are measuring,springs to mind.
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Old 20-06-2017, 07:08 PM   #22
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Occasionally use the cap but that just ends up with shampoo dribbling down the bottle because of the leftover in the cap afterwards. Squeeze in a blob, add water, bosh.
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Old 20-06-2017, 07:14 PM   #23
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Occasionally use the cap but that just ends up with shampoo dribbling down the bottle because of the leftover in the cap afterwards.
If you were to do what I say rather than what I do because I glug shampoo in first. You could fill your bucket then put shampoo in cap and swish in your full wash bucket to rinse the cap out

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Old 20-06-2017, 07:22 PM   #24
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I normally measure first time then after that i can guess with a glug or two which normally is about right
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Old 20-06-2017, 07:36 PM   #25
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Like most. Tend to measure the first couple of times. Then glug when you get used to the product


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Old 20-06-2017, 09:00 PM   #26
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I use Gyeon bathe and have a measuring cup with a line at 20ml
I do measure every time but that's because I'm LSP conscious and don't want to use a strong mix and have the potential to effect it



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Old 21-06-2017, 10:44 AM   #27
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Always used to measure it out using 15ml measuring spoons but tend to just glug now

Havent noticed any difference or drop off in LSP using the glug method and undoubtedly stronger shampoo mixes

But as said, sort of get a feel from measuring it out for so long how much a glug is and its about the same
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Old 21-06-2017, 11:11 AM   #28
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Measure all the way
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Old 21-06-2017, 12:01 PM   #29
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I use Gyeon bathe and have a measuring cup with a line at 20ml
I do measure every time but that's because I'm LSP conscious and don't want to use a strong mix and have the potential to effect it



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Exactly this. Whilst I was using fairly cheap waxes or lsps as long as my wash bucket felt sudsy and we'll lubricated I was happy. It didn't really matter what dilution I used as long as it came up clean, now I've been using much more expensive waxes I want them to last as long as possible so stick firmly to dilution ratios on shampoos and snow foam. A small measuring jug bought from home bargains has been great for this although I sometimes use a syringe if I'm being ultra cautious.
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Old 21-06-2017, 12:03 PM   #30
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Measure all the time, the only exception is where it states something along the lines of "use three squeezes" drives my ocd nuts!
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