Have you heard of the no-poo movement? It’s where you don’t use shampoo and instead use some natural methods of washing your hair like:
Baking soda and vinegar
There are plenty of other options out there. When I tried, I alternated between baking soda and vinegar and plain water.
In order to give it a fair trial, I kept at it for several weeks. I was hoping I’d love the results and come away with hair in better condition and a savings in my toiletries budget.
What Happened When I Tried No-Poo?
When I tried the no-poo method, I learned that it isn’t the best fit for me. No matter how much I scrubbed my head, it still felt dirty.
But, this one just didn’t work for me. I’m guessing that many people who embrace this method of hair care don’t live on a farm. Because here’s what I know…
I’m around a lot of dirt.
I’m around a lot of poop from a variety of animals.
We live on a dirt road and dust is constantly coming into the house from cars speeding by.
My hair gets dirty. Really dirty!
And baking soda and vinegar just didn’t cut it for keeping it clean. My hair ended up pretty gross.
I Could Have Done it Wrong
I know that many people love the no-poo method. I’m glad it works for them!
There’s a definite possibility that I didn’t approach this unconventional style of hair care appropriately. I could have done it wrong.
Back in the day before modern shampoo, ladies typically wore bonnets and other hair coverings when they were outside. I’m sure if I did something similar it would have helped.
But for Now, I’m Back to Shampoo!
So I’m back to my Suave Naturals shampoo. It’s affordable, doesn’t have some of the bad chemicals that other shampoos do, and it actually gets the dirt out of my hair.
Clean hair feels so much better!
Have You Ever Tried No-Poo?
If you’ve tried the no-poo method, I’d love to hear how it worked for you. Are you in it for the long-haul, or did you go back to shampoo like I did? Please share your thoughts in the comments.