No-poo Diary: 22 Months

If you read my original post, you’ll know that my break into the world of no-pooing wasn’t all easy-riding. But, I stuck with it! Now I am two months away from having a two-year streak of non-toxin filled and naturally clean hair. YAY. I can’t say things got easier for me. A couple of months…

No-poo Recipe

So for the basic no-poo recipe all you need is baking powder/bicarbonate of soda, which is just as cheap as 59p from ALDI, water and whatever essential oil you like the smell of. When I started out I used food flavouring which, though it sounds odd, actually worked a treat and kept very well (I…

Dangerous Toxins In Your Shampoo

The health benefits of making your own shampoo can be greater than most people think. Modern day so-called ‘organic’ and ‘natural’ products are still being identified as containing carcinogenic (or ‘cancer-causing’) chemicals such as Sodium Laureth Sulfate as well as Propylene Glycol which can cause problems with the immune system. This has been proven in…

My Journey Into No-poo

I haven’t used shampoo in six months. There, I said it. I decided to make my own shampoo when, little by little, I became aware of the excessive plastic waste of beauty products and how little I knew about what I was putting on my noggin. Following eight years of excessive (and unnecessary) hair dyeing…