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Sunday, 13 October 2013

I washed my hair!


Yesterday was a big day for me - a hair washing day!  After two weeks of not washing my hair with anything at all, it felt pretty luxurious even if it was just with a bar of olive oil soap.  During the two weeks my hair seemed to get to a peak of greasiness and then if anything towards the end got a little less greasy. I did wonder if I should wash it at all, but I decided I really wanted to, so I did.  

The soap did the job ok as you can see from the before and after pictures above but it didn't feel as good as last time.  I think I used a bit too much though and I had a really interesting chat with someone on my Facebook page who said that lots of people use too much soap and it is best to dilute a little in some water each time you need it, so I'm going to try that next time I wash my hair.

In case you are wondering why I decided to use soap after writing an article about why I might not want to use soap.  I have updated that article slightly as although part of me was thinking I should give it up, the other part of me just wasn't sure.  Plus I decided to use it on my hair to help me through the transition to going no poo.

Anyway so this time I am going to see if I can push my hair a bit further and go three weeks without washing it at all.  If I decide I really need to wash it before the three weeks is up though, I will just use water only and see how I go from there....

I have given up shampoo as part of My Year of Eco Challenges   If you have a moment I would really appreciate it if you would consider sponsoring me with an action on my DoNation page. Also if you liked this post please click like on Facebook and follow on Twitter - thanks so much!

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