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low-‘poo options

welcome back to NO-POO WEEK, day 6! sadly, almost done…

as we know, no-‘poo isn’t for everyone. & when it does work, it’s not really a “one-size fits all” deal. it’s so tricky and different for everyone!

so what happens when no-‘poo doesn’t work? or if you want to get away from the chemicals, but still use some sort of shampoo/conditioner?

enter “low-‘poo.” πŸ™‚

low-'poo options (when no-'poo doesn't work OR you want to ditch those chemicals)

what is low-‘poo?

it’s a no-‘poo alternative for those who want to get away from the chemicals in hair products, but still want a shampoo/conditioner as we know it. low-‘poo involves buying products, but ones that don’t any contain harmful ingredients.

i’ve gone through some sites and stores and have come up with this SMALL list of low-‘poo alternatives. different organic stores have different kinds, so it’d still be worth it to go out and look πŸ™‚ remember to always check the ingredients to make sure they don’t include any sulfates, silicones, parabens, fragrance, etc!

these options are organic and/or natural. i’ve looked at all the ingredients for each one and given them a thumbs up, in addition to the good ‘ol EWG’s database. my standards are much pickier than the EWG when it comes to what i trust on my body. there were some shampoos and conditioners i found were rated as a 1, but had a slew of chemicals in them not derived from plants and/or vegetables. so this little list is pretty darn clean! also, i’ve stayed away from shampoo bars, castile shampoos, and shampoo clays/”muds” for this post. that’ll be for another time! i’ve also tried to stick to brands you can find in stores so you don’t have to deal with online stuff & shipping & waiiiiting! but a couple are online.

shampoo

conditioner

for you low-‘poo-ers – what brands do you use & trust? let’s add to the lists πŸ™‚

(& confession… i bought the shea moisture shampoo because i wanted to use it SO BAD. i haven’t yet, because i’m doing the rinse only method… but…. i really want to…egh. i look at it on my desk every day. i’ll definitely review it if i try it. should i do it?? if not, i suppose i could host another give-away…hmm…)

 

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and for those that aren’t no-‘poo-ers, this post can also be referred to as-Β 
safe shampoos & conditioners (free from harsh chemicals!)

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245 thoughts on “low-‘poo options

    1. hey mantaqaa! thanks for the great suggestion! which beauty products would you like to see reviewed? i’ll have to check ingredients πŸ™‚ there’s a TJ near me i can grab things from!

  1. Hi! πŸ™‚ Currently I’m using convential hair products (ew I know) id like to clarify w/ a cheap shampoo and use the Shea butter shampoo and conditioner but will the Shea butter shampoo completely remove a coconut oil mask after clarifying? How long would I leave the CO after clarifying in for before shampooing? Thank you in advance!

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