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How to No-Poo

Massey concedes that some people may have to continue using shampoo (hopefully a lot less often than before) because of an oily scalp. This is usually more common in those with wavy hair. To avoid drying the hair, here's the CG way to use shampoo:

  1. Wet hair under a gentle shower.
  2. Take a tablespoon of conditioner, and using your fingers, lightly coat your hair from the ends to the mid-shaft. This hair has been around longer than the hair at the roots and needs more lubrication. The conditioner protects the hair by not allowing shampoo to penetrate and dehydrate the shaft.
  3. If you're using shampoo, squeeze a half teaspoon (no more) onto your fingertips and apply it gently to the scalp and roots only. Don't use your nails. Start at the forehead and work around the scalp, then rinse thoroughly.
  4. Add a half teaspoon of conditioner to your hair and work it through with your fingers. Then rinse quickly, for just a few seconds. Now you're ready to blot-dry your hair.

How to Clarify

Sometimes residue from gels and oils may not rinse off with water and conditioner and result in a little buildup. You might notice right away that your hair feels "gunky," but other times, your hair just stops responding to the routine. It may begin to tangle easily or curls loose definition and shine. Washing with a clarifying shampoo will refresh them and usually bring the bounce back.

Does the no shampoo method work for your hair? Leave your comments below and let us know!

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I did this for months then realized my hair grew way slower than normal. I have seborrheic dermatitis, so I need more cleansing than most people, I think. It did "look clean" and never smelled bad though.
I use the Pro Naturals Moroccan Argan oil Conditioner (I got mine online at beyas) and it's a silicone free conditioner that is based on argan oil to really hydrate and moisturize your hair. I love it :) Although I occasionally use a sulfate-free shampoo too, but with the no-poo method this conditioner is the best. :D
Shampoo should be used but twice or thrice in a week.We should also use a shampoo which is best for our hair type according to texture and natural hair type.Follow blindly others can harmful for us and. Disney
Been doing this for about 4 months now and the results are amazing! My hair is way more moisturized now than it's even been before. Also stopped using heat on my hair and it's made a major difference.
@curlyjille I also have SD with the condition its important to keep the scalp clean so u can cowash I do everydayI wash my hair once a week with a natural soap bar. Also I apply scalpin scalp after I wash it or cowash. Also don't use alot of oil on your hair try to use raw shea butter. Its the excessive oil that is causing the condition.
I am new to this and in the process of transitioning and I am very excited! Thank you for the tips I cannot wait to go to the beauty store tonight to start this process. Thank you for the tips and motivation!
Also, I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp and use Neutrogena T Gel Stubborn Itch, which doesn't list ingredients. Is it bad for my hair (fine, high porosity)? And is leaving my conditioner possibly making my condition worse?
I haven't been rinsing conditioner out of my hair after shampooing because it has always made my hair less frizzy and more moisturized. Should I not be doing this?
I can't seem to get beyond 2-3 days of no poo before I get flake build up. It's kinda gross.
I do- I've gone 8 years without shampooing my hair. Scrubbing your scalp with conditioner works well, as does the brown sugar scrub, and it doesn't dry out and frizz up hair like shampoo does. It does take a while for the process to take hold, but once it does you'll love your hair and never look back.
Do you no-poo everyday???
I would like to start the no-poo thing but I need some advice and a little help. We are supposed to avoid products with sulfates in them correct? Do some conditioners have sulfates as well? And if so which ones don't. Currently, I am living in South Korea teaching English, and everything on the back of my conditioner and shampoo bottle is in Korean so that means I can't read it. I am using Pantene pro-v. Can anyone tell me if that is ok. Also I would like to clarify a couple of things. So in the no-poo method you wash your hair with conditioner once or twice a week, so the other days that you are showering, do you just use conditioner regularly? Thanx for the help.
i've been doing the no-shampoo routine for months and loving it
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