Saturday, March 6, 2010
Eschew the poo.
So imagine my surprise when Miriam called a few months ago, and she was uncharacteristically eager to tell me that her hair has never looked better.
Miriam has beautiful hair.
And she spiritedly let me know that she hadn't used shampoo in over a week.
Miriam always seems to be on the cusp of the cool. She'd read about the No Poo movement, and she decided to give it a try.
And she achieved fabulous results. She has thick, beautiful, curly auburn hair, and apparently implementing the No Poo method did nothing but good things for the sheen and loveliness of her locks.
Interestingly, right about the same time Miriam called with her No Poo epiphany, I had this weird thing happening with my hair. Bits of build-up were forming in my hair in the form of flaky ishy clingy things.
Nothing I did in terms of product took care of the problem. So I harkened to mind Miriam's No Poo solution.
I stopped using shampoo on a regular basis. And the little ishy flakes went away. My hair looked great, without using the 'cleansing' shampoo.
Here are some facts, which I'll attribute to their source, MSNBC, from last year. To be fair, there's a ton of information on the crazy computer box about the benefits of skipping the 'poo:
Posted by Mary at 4:43 PM