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The No 'Poo Method changed my hair! I've been on this method almost a year, and I am so thankful I kissed shampoo goodbye! I have never loved my hair this much in my whole life. It is smooth, shiny, wavy, and has tons of body. No Poo Method: 1 to 2 tbsp baking soda in a jar of water, shake and pour over roots, then massage scalp well and rinse. Pour ACV/water mixture (1 to 2 tbsp ACV mixed in a bottle of water) over ends, rinse and Voila! I only wash my hair every 3 to 4 days on this method. ♥

What do YOU think? Would you try it? Have you tried it?

by on Jan. 24, 2013 at 4:15 AM
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JP-StrongForTwo
by on Jan. 25, 2013 at 11:31 AM

Ahh! ok that makes more sense! 

sorry to be such a skeptic. im so used to seeing bullshit on CM lol. 

Quoting ashers_mommy99:

Quoting JP-StrongForTwo:

Um...so, you didnt brush or style your hair in the first one, used a crappy camera, and terrible lighting...

then you use no poo and magically your hair becomes brighter, curlier, and full of life....


i dont buy it. a professional stylist and a professional photographer can do that for ANYONE. no matter WHAT shampoo or 'nopoo' they use. 


Actually I did brush and style my hair in the first one. It's used to be horrible to manage my hair. So frizzy and flat! You aren't the first person that critiqued my use of before and after pics. So I had my 5-year old son take pics of my hair tonight. Look a couple pages back. Why would I lie about this method being so effective? What do I have to gain by that? I wish I would have known about it years ago... I'm just sharing how awesome it is with other people who might be receptive. Cafemom is how I found out about it.


TruthSeeker.
by Milami on Jan. 25, 2013 at 11:36 AM

 The first pick is awfully dark and your hair isn't curly. If the first pick was brighter and you curled your hair I'm sure it wouldn't look that different.

 Just an observation.

 Anyway, my scalp is really dry. I wouldn't want to try this method, but glad it works for you.

timeforprogress
by Silver Member on Jan. 25, 2013 at 11:52 AM
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My hair would be very similar in the before and after. I had frizzy uneven difficult hair that I straightened every day. Now my hair is very healthy and has a natural beautiful curl like hers in the photo. My hair looks like I curl out, but I don't.

Quoting TruthSeeker.:

 The first pick is awfully dark and your hair isn't curly. If the first pick was brighter and you curled your hair I'm sure it wouldn't look that different.


 Just an observation.


 Anyway, my scalp is really dry. I wouldn't want to try this method, but glad it works for you.

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littlemonaghan
by Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 10:07 AM
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I really need to do this. I've been putting it off for so long for one reason or another. I'm a sahm now and my DH is deployed. I have nothing to lose. Lol.
I have VERY long hair, has a bit of a wave to it but gets so greasy up top abs dry, cracked and brittle in the bottom. I really can't wait to try this, I want my hair to be pretty again, it's been getting worse over the years and I know it's from the shampoo. I just don't get the sane results that I once did. I think I will start this this weekend.
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NWP
by guerrilla girl on Feb. 1, 2013 at 10:18 AM
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OK...I started doing this a week ago and have not reached the greasy phase. My hair is super dry, but with shampoo, it does start to get greasy after a few days. I have washed my hair twice using this method in the past 8 days....Has anyone done this and actually skipped a greasy/oily phase? Or does it show up later.

JakeandEmmasMom
by Platinum Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 10:28 AM

 Do you have to use a good quality ACV, like Bragg's, or would any 'ole ACV do?  Also, do you need to comb the ACV through your hair like you're supposed to with conditioner?

JakeandEmmasMom
by Platinum Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 10:31 AM

 Can you buy pre-mixed coconut oil and vitamin E oil or do you have to buy them seperately and mix yourself?  What brand of those do you buy and where do you buy them?

Quoting ashers_mommy99:

OH! I forgot to mention the power of brushing!! I brush my hair really, really good with my head upside down every night before bed and rub coconut oil/vitamin e oil mixture on my ends. When I wake up in the morning, I have movie star hair... tons of body and shine, lots of volume and the roots look clean as a whistle... even on day 3 or 4. If I get too lazy to brush.. I wake up with tangly, stringier and greasier hair and need to wash sooner. Brushing is my biggest tip to lengthen the time between washings! It redistributes the oils.

wink

Quoting ashers_mommy99:

I think that's why it took me so long to adjust, because I kept trying to stretch out my washings to once a week. When I finally started just washing when I felt I needed to, I became so happy with my hair and happy with the method. I wash every 3 to 4 days. By day 3, I feel like I have dirty hair. But surprisingly it still looks good until day 4. If I have an important date or event but I'm not due for a washing yet (but want my hair to look fresh), I'll wash with a more diluted mixture of baking soda.

Quoting TranquilMind:

 I'm not really oily anymore but you bring up this good point.  I also want to know how you get past the smell?  If I don't scrub my head, by day 3, it does not smell good. 

 

Quoting ashers_mommy99:

Quoting wickedfiress:

I have tried twice to do this. I cant get past the "super oily" stage when your body is regulating the lack of need to produce as much oil. I get to day 5 or 6 and I cant stand it anymore.


It took my hair months to adjust... I just used baby powder on oily days as a "dry shampoo", to help stretch the days between washings. But now I just go ahead and wash when it's too oily. Every third day is the usual for me and it seems to work well.

 

 



 

crazytexan
by Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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I have wanted to try this for a while. Maybe now I will.
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jlo1313
by Silver Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 10:56 AM

 I stopped using conditioner and got the same results, I still use a sulfate free shampoo and rinse with ACV and it has literally changed the texture of my hair fo the best.  I do wash when needed, sometimes that is daily, sometimes it is once every three days and always rince with ACV, my scalp was dry and itching terrible with shampoo and conditioner made my hair impossible to manage, it just colicked and went limp.  I use a coconut oil conditioning treatment once every week or 10 days as needed and its fantastic now.

PinkButterfly66
by Silver Member on Feb. 1, 2013 at 10:59 AM

I use Dr. Bonner's liquid castile soap and vinegar rinse.  My hair has more volume too and I wash less frequently.   You have to be careful and not use too much soap though. I rarely buy shampoo and conditioner for my self any more.  A 8oz bottle of Dr B's soap lasts 6 months or more. 

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