Three Years Without Shampoo With The No Poo Method
I have gone 3 years without shampoo! That's 1,095 days without using a drop of shampoo! Using the no poo method has transformed my hair. 

My hair is healthier, easier to manage & style, and grows so much faster now! 

"No Poo" simply means washing your hair without shampoo. Yes, I still wash my hair and no, my hair doesn't stink ;-) Learn more about the no poo method here.

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Why No Poo?

My decision to go no poo came after a series of back surgeries (more info on that here). After a fusion (I have hardware in my spine), my surgeon started talking to me about my next steps and my next surgery. Wait....what?? I thought the fusion was supposed to be my final fix-all solution. But it wasn't. 

  • I started researching natural remedies. 
  • I made drastic changes in my diet. I started to feel better. 
  • I upgraded my cleaning products. I felt even better. I was addicted to detoxing my life and I was feeling better with each step I took. 
  • Then I took a look at my bathroom. My shampoo had to go. That's when I started the no poo method. 

For me, it's about more than just hair. It's about being healthy. 

I'm stronger and healthier now than the doctors said I could be. Not just because of no poo. But because of all the changes I made to get the chemicals out of my life; chemicals that cause inflammation and hormonal disruptions. Learn more about my healing journey here.

Natural, nourishing, healthy ingredients are what make natural, nourished, healthy hair.

The idea that your hair needs chemicals to be healthy is crazy! And frankly, the commercial shampoo marketers are genius to convince us of that.

One of the main benefits of going without shampoo is that it allows your scalp to develop its own natural oils, which can nourish your hair and keep it moisturized. These oils, called sebum, can also help to reduce dandruff and other scalp irritations.

Another benefit is being able to go a lot longer between washes.

This was a big reason I wanted to go no poo -- cause I'm lazy and was tired of washing and styling my hair! I can know go 2-3 weeks between washes and my hair is much happier! Get my tips on how to train your hair to go longer between washes here.

My No Poo Routine

The phrase "the" no poo method is a little misleading. There isn't just one method. I could interview 100 no poo-ers and there is a good chance that not a single one of them follow the same routine. Everyone has different hair types and wants different results. 

No poo is a create your own adventure experience! Get info on different no poo methods here.

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My current routine:

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Pictures of My Hair After 3 Years of No Poo

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Get The No Poo Method eBook

No more tears! The No Poo Method eBook is here to save the (bad hair) day! You'll get all the tips & tricks you need to embark on this liberating journey. This step-by-step guide will unlock the secrets to restore your hair's health and unleash its true potential. You'll get all the details on how I cut ties with commercial shampoo and thrived with a natural hair care routine! 

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