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Old 11-07-2012, 01:45 PM   #1
 
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Default Skipping shampoos

This may sound stupid, but I hear a lot about going a day or two without washing your hair. My question is how do I do this if I use product everyday? If I spritz water on it the day after I have used product, it just ends up a tangled mess.
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Old 11-07-2012, 02:19 PM   #2
 
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I can't speak for everyone but myself and some others wet and condition everyday. For me, 'washing' means washing my scalp - I use a no-poo once a week or so, and WO in between. I clarify every month or so with a BS/ACV wash and rinse. If your products are not cone-free, this will not work for you as they will build up.
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:47 PM   #3
 
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I may not cleanse everyday, but I do at least rinse my hair. Since I don't use cone-y products I don't worry about build up.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:30 PM   #4
 
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Why, the curly girl method of course! Basically you don't use shampoo, but you use all water soluble products, so everything rinses out with just conditioner.

Read about it here:
How to Follow the Curly Girl Method for Curly Hair: 15 steps
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:16 AM   #5
 
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I'm another one who wets, uses a rinse out and styles every day. I'm older, so oily scalp isn't an issue. I use natural soap bars to cleanse (every 3-5 days in the summer, up to 10 days in the winter.) I do CJ Daily Fix every 3-6 weeks for it's chelating properties and a low poo when I use an ingredient my hair doesn't like.

My hair prefers the more natural products from the online, boutique type companies. I stay away from chemicals, especially polyquats. I was told that they don't build up; however, for me, they coat my hair in such a way that it won't absorb product. That's when I've had to use a low poo (with a stronger surfactant) to remove ingredients.
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