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Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day 18

Non-Toxic Shampoo and Conditioner: Day 18

Today was a banner day in the Non Toxic Hair Care Program saga. While yesterday found me with hair that looked like it had been brushed out after prom, today I’m finally left with hair that I can actually wear down and that doesn’t look like it has a week of product buildup in it. My hair feels clean, not oily, and thicker than when I was using commercial product. It feels like the temptation to go back to my pretty bottle of shampoo and conditioner might actually pass me by this week, which is a welcome relief to the daily temptation of squeaky-clean hair that’s just a two-inch shift of my hand away (There still lurks commercial shampoo in my shower.)

In other news that I haven’t been telling you about, I’ve been cutting my hair in an effort to get out the aforementioned (way back in a previous Hair Care saga installation) green color left over from last year’s henna dye. That process hasn’t gone quite as well as the 18-day hair care program, but I’ve cut it enough that I can live with it until I can get Ashley up in The City to take care of it for me. And then, I’ll truly have the hair I’ve always wanted.

-Jocelyn Broyles

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12:13AM PDT on Apr 28, 2013

thank you.

11:44AM PST on Mar 1, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

12:46PM PDT on Jun 2, 2012

Sorry, typo, meant to say 'thanks for the article'!

12:45PM PDT on Jun 2, 2012

Thanks of rthe article.

11:18AM PDT on May 28, 2012

Thanks for sharing

10:49AM PDT on Mar 18, 2012

Great article, thanks for sharing :)

12:44PM PST on Jan 16, 2012

I have male pattern baldness. So I apply a little tea leaf oil a minute or two after applying conditioner. My hair is returning. I have often thought the bottled conditioner I use was creating a problem with dryness. I will try this b. soda and vinegar recipe.
I would also like to thank Bhargavi for her contribution in the comments.

9:53AM PST on Dec 24, 2011

I've been using the baking soda and apple cider vinegar for nearly a month now and my hair and scalp have never felt cleaner or healthier. It had become extremely dry lately and completely unmanageable. I'd given up and resorted to just putting it up in a bun. I was very skeptical when I started this program, especially since I'd become reliant on using gobs and gobs of conditioner and I really doubted that apple cider vinegar was going to do the trick, but I had nothing to lose. I'm so happy with the results! My hair feels like it's been restored to it's former glory! I can hardly believe it. Baking soda and apple cider vinegar cost a lot less than shampoo/conditioner too so that's an added benefit.

9:09AM PDT on Jul 18, 2011


3:08AM PDT on Jul 10, 2011

thanks for the great article

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