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Dry Shampoo for Caregivers and Tight Squeezes

Dry Shampoo for Caregivers and Tight Squeezes

What more loving a thing to do for a person who is sick and unable to wash their hair in a shower, than to massage a dry shampoo through their hair and then comb it out.

Human contact is so important, and the feeling of hands massaging one’s scalp feels so good to most people. There are other times, too, when a dry shampoo comes in handy, such as while hiking, traveling, or during long power outages.

Most of us have these kitchen cupboard ingredients on hand, and this dry shampoo formula is as easy as just mixing them:

Dry Shampoo
1/2 cup cornmeal or other flour
1/2 cup almond meal, or other nut meal (nuts ground in a blender will do)

Combine the ingredients in a glass jar. Shake to blend. Dust the hair with the shampoo, massage it gently and lightly into the scalp, and then comb out.

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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5:33AM PST on Nov 30, 2014

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8:07AM PDT on Apr 10, 2013

Great article! It's time more folks became hip to dry shampoos!
Here is an organic one i use called "Dirty Bird Dry Shampoo" by Petal Pusher Fancies:
http://www.petalpusherfancies.com/products/dirty-bird-dry-shampoo
Thanks again!

7:47AM PDT on Mar 28, 2013

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6:29AM PDT on Mar 23, 2013

Never heard of these dry shampoos.

2:09PM PST on Feb 15, 2013

This wont work long term.

1:22AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

Thanks

2:46AM PST on Feb 2, 2013

Interesting.

6:41PM PST on Jan 31, 2013

ty

4:57AM PST on Jan 31, 2013

Thanks

3:06AM PST on Jan 30, 2013

Thank you :)

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