Heard of No Poo?

I've blogged about putting baking soda in your hair (go here for original post), and the idea is something I haven't yet tired because I wanted to read more on topic. Well just today, a friend from work sent me an interesting article from Skin and Beauty on MSNBC.
Here's a excerpt:

For most Americans, the idea of skipping shampoo for even a day is enough to make us feel a little itchy. But some hair stylists and dermatologists say going a few extra days between shampoos — or ditching the stuff entirely — could actually benefit your tresses.

In recent years, "no poo" has become something of an underground beauty trend. “When you over-shampoo your hair, your hair is over-secreting oil in order to survive,” says Lorraine Massey, co-owner of Devachan Salon....

Some who've junked shampoo use only hot water to rinse the hair. Others use only conditioner. For Lynch and her like-minded no-pooers, the cleanser of choice is simply a 59-cent box of baking soda: She mixes one teaspoon with one cup of water. “You shake it up real good, and when you get in the shower you pour it on, massage it in and let it sit for a bit, and rinse it out,”

Lynch pushed through an awkward phase of grease and grime — and was rewarded with shinier, healthier-looking hair that had less frizz and more body than ever before. And no, it doesn't smell or itch, she says....

To read the entire article, go here.

.....very interesting, definitely a frugal find that gets us thinking....

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