Now don’t get us wrong, we’re often in favor of ditching the chemicals and trying out a natural alternative. Dropping the foaming agent SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) and potentially dangerous parabens in regular shampoo might be worth a try, but what do you replace them with?
Co-Wash For Curlies
Some people go down the co-washing route; skipping the shampoo altogether and washing their hair using conditioner. It can have spectacular results on certain hair types (curlies blessed with coarse, thick hair often love it), but it’s definitely not for everyone.
Soda and Silicones
So how about washing your hair with baking soda? It’s not exactly new…your grandmother might well have tried it! The …
Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 27, 2018 7:00 am
“Housework? It can’t kill you, but why take the risk?” goes the fridge magnet/meme/Birthday card for your sister.
But within that little lol, is a grain of truth. Research just published in the American Thoracic Society’s Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine has found that using chemical-laden cleaning products every day has a detrimental effect on lung health. If you use cleaning sprays regularly, then the impact can be the equivalent of smoking a full pack of cigarettes every day.
The Dangers of Chemical Cleaners
The research is pretty thorough, with scientists following 6000 test subjects over a 20-year period. The findings observe that the chemicals inhaled from everyday …
Posted by: William Poole On December 5, 2015 9:00 am
One of the greatest Beatles songs of all time, “A Day in the Life” documented the daily routine of the band members. They do normal things like ride the bus and read the newspaper, but one thing they don’t do is drink alkaline water!