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How to Quit Shampoo Without Becoming Disgusting

How to Quit Shampoo Without Becoming Disgusting
Are you cheap? Lazy? Vaguely and perhaps unjustifiably paranoid about slathering your body with chemicals on a daily basis? Then perhaps you'd like to join the “no-poo movement”? It is more than just a hair-care revolution—it’s also the perfect way to trick others into using the term “poo”! But from here on out I’m just going to call it quitting shampoo, because it doesn’t actually involve laxatives, and it’s less a “movement” than a “beauty tip.” Why would you want to quit shampoo? So, let’s review: quitting shampoo will clear up your complexion and make your hair look awesome, plus it will save you time and money. Here’s how you do it: Step 1: Switch from shampoo to baking soda and vinegar -To make your new “shampoo,” slowly add water to baking soda until it’s just slightly gooey. -Next, make the “conditioner.” -Now it’s time to implement your new hair-washing routine. -Use the baking soda and vinegar in place of shampoo and conditioner for at least two weeks.

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What I've Learned From Three Years Without Shampoo When I wrote about quitting shampoo over two and a half years ago, I was a relatively recent convert to the natural-hair game. Here’s what I knew then: You go through a terrible phase where you don’t wash your hair at all. When that phase is over, you do the following instead of using shampoo: put baking soda in your hair, rinse it out, put apple-cider vinegar in your hair, rinse it out. Repeat once every 5–7 days, washing with just water in the meantime. Boom bam boom, the end. That’s all still true, but now that I’m a seasoned veteran (kind of literally, because of the vinegar), I thought I’d divulge the seven most important lessons I’ve learned in the years since that first post.

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