Here’s Why You Should Consider Ditching The Shampoo And Switching To These Household Products
By Andrea Marchiano
Hot water rains down from the showerhead. You reach for the bottle, flip it upside-down and squeeze just enough shampoo into your hand. Within seconds, your hair has become a bubbly coif – one that will be clean and healthy once you rinse it. Or, at least, that’s what you think.
The “no-poo” movement has begun to garner an increasing amount of support from followers who believe that shampoo isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. But what’s wrong with this bathroom staple, you ask? Well, they say that it can cause more harm than good. And it’s not just about the way hair looks – shampoo can damage a person’s health and the environment, too.
As you might imagine, the “no-poo” contingent’s decision to avoid traditional shampoos cuts down their bills. But it can also save time spent washing and drying hair every day. Most shampoo avoiders end up with hair that needs much less maintenance – they can go extra days without a wash.
The “no-poo” movement doesn’t suggest you skip washing your hair altogether, though. Instead, most of those involved in the life-without-shampoo revolution make their own cleansers. And they do so with common household items. But be warned: these products are ones you’d never expect to work as effective stand-ins for shampoo.
Read on to find out why exactly so many people have given up on their go-to shampoos. Then, you’ll learn 20 alternative ways to keep your mane clean, shiny and voluminous. Chances are, you will have most of the ingredients in your pantry and fridge already. So when you’re done reading, you can give your hair an all-natural wash.