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I haven’t used shampoo for a year – and my hair has never looked better

Ditch the 'poo ... wash your hair using only bicarbonate soda and apple cider vinegar

Today I’m here to tell you about the last time I did a ‘poo.

Shampoo, that is!

For the past year, I’ve been following the excellently named no ‘poo method and washing my hair only with bicarbonate soda and apple cider vinegar.

There’s a bunch of environmental and health reasons to ditch store-bought shampoo and conditioner, but I was actually spurred into action by my horrendously greasy locks.

I used to wash my hair religiously every two days, otherwise the grease would so completely take over that I’d spend the day looking as if I’d dipped my head into a deep fryer. Pretty attractive, huh?

Thing is, I’m kind of lazy and I hated having to style my hair so often.

I did a little research and began to think shampoo might just be contributing to the problem. Because shampoo strips our scalp of its natural oils, sending it into oil production overdrive to compensate.

So I stopped shampooing altogether.

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