Monday, January 19, 2009

jumping on the no poo band wagon!

Today Crunchy Chicken ( at www.thecrunchychicken.com) posted a blog about going poo free. Going poo free means ridding yourself of the toxic shampoo that comes in plastic bottles and using natural stuff (baking soda and vinegar) to wash your hair. I've been having problems with shampoo lately. My hair always seems to have build up, my scalp is always itchy, my hair brakes easily. I have started hating shampoo because it seems to be doing more damage to my head then its doing good. So I was super excited when I read Crunchy Chickens blog. I've been looking at other people's blogs and everyone seems to be saying their their hair is much shinier and healthier since they switched to the No Poo method. There seems to be a couple of different ways to do it but Crunchy Chicken says she's mixing 1T of Baking Soda with 1 cup water and same with the Vinegar. I've also read that you can take a bit of baking soda and use a little bit of water to make a paste and rub that on your scalp and then rinse it with the vinegar. I mixed some essential oil into it to make it smell nicer. I tried it tonight. I'm excited to see what the results will be like and if it works for me. I'm optimistic about the out come. If you're interested in trying it out yourself here are a few good resources:

http://www.naturemoms.com/no-shampoo-alternative.html
http://naturaldsm.wordpress.com/2006/12/20/25/
http://the-coveted.com/blog/2008/09/02/how-to-ditch-shampoo-and-look-even-better/

1 comment:

Barb and Steve said...

I have been doing the "no poo" method for a while now & I like it! I see no difference in the way it looks but am saving huge on shampoos.
Barb