Category shampoo-free(dom)

the magnificent no poo failure and resulting coconut oil miracle

I want to close the loop on my No ‘Poo adventure once and for all. And forever. I like words like forever. And always. And never. Basically, all words that end in “ways” or “ever” are awesome and I wanted to share that with you before we got too deep. My teachers always told me […]

the faint scent of hopelessness

As promised, here’s the written result of the no shampoo freak out I had last week.  I’ll have you know as of today, I’m 69 days shampoo free, but the following still basically represents my current state of mind.  Enjoy.  I’VE HAD IT UP TO HERE. Is it too soon to digress?   When I was little my […]


It’s now been 45 days since my last shampoo, and as you may already know from my past writings, shampoo freedom hasn’t been all unicorns and rainbows for me.   BUT, I keep searching around and I think I have found another great fix for my hair.   I thought I had fixed the problem with lemons, […]

that’s awesome! ready to go wash your hair?

It’s day 27 without shampoo and I won’t lie, I’ve had some rough days.  This last week I’ve had more bad hair days than good, which was awfully discouraging.  Because I wear my hair up or in a ponytail a lot, most people probably couldn’t tell, but I could tell and it was really bringing […]

i don’t have to wash my hair; i’m just not that into you.

I was born in the 70s, when daily shampooing was already well established as the the norm.   I never thought about it, I just did it.  It was like putting on new clean clothes every day, or brushing my teeth.  It was part of my daily routine (or every-other daily), done automatically without question.  Did […]