For the past 4 months or so I have been using a shampoo bar to wash about once or twice a week. I have not been using a conditioner as the most recent bars I bought are shampoo and conditioning. The brand is Bambo Earth and they say they are 100% organic. After some research and reading of the ingredients, I have come to the conclusion I no longer want to use the bars. They contain Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, which is a surfactant. It has been found in studies that SLS can irritate skin AND has the ability to penetrate it. So for several reasons, I am discontinuing shampoo altogether.
It’s been about 5 days now since I’ve shampoo’d last. My new routine is a lukewarm shower, turning off the faucet, and then rinsing my whole body/hair with cool 6.0 PH Beauty water. Massaging the Beauty water into my scalp. Then when my hair is half dry I brush it with a soft bristle brush. I have long hair and I always start brushing the ends and work my way up to my scalp. So far this is working great for me. I plan to incorporate a homemade ACV Rinse to use maybe once every week or two. Right now it’s infusing so I will have to update in a few weeks!