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Why has my hair gotten greasier?

I have been completely product free for a few months now. I have used the BS/ACV method a few times. Before I went no poo, my hair wasn't really greasy. Now that I use water only, it has only gotten greasier! My hair is about six inches long. I typically wash every day, sometimes every other day. I towel dry. So I am pretty confused on the matter. I recently realized that the oil may possibly be a result of the fact that I don't brush? Ever. Oh and maybe I should add that I'm a male since you may find the fact that I don't brush sort of...awkward, lol. Anyways thanks in advance!

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  • KeihsKeihs Posts: 435Registered Users
    I was typing something helpful (I think) then I accidentally erased it.. so, Never mind. xD Sorry for wasting your time
  • ElizabethFaithElizabethFaith Posts: 429Registered Users
    NotUnCurly wrote: »
    I have been completely product free for a few months now. I have used the BS/ACV method a few times. Before I went no poo, my hair wasn't really greasy. Now that I use water only, it has only gotten greasier! My hair is about six inches long. I typically wash every day, sometimes every other day. I towel dry. So I am pretty confused on the matter. I recently realized that the oil may possibly be a result of the fact that I don't brush? Ever. Oh and maybe I should add that I'm a male since you may find the fact that I don't brush sort of...awkward, lol. Anyways thanks in advance!

    I don't really know much about the product free method, but I think there's a thread somewhere on here about water washing, which is similar, if not the same thing. I'll look for it. Hopefully, there are others who can answer your question. (Oh, and the fact that you don't brush isn't awkward! Lol!) :)
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Curly and PROUD!!!

    My hair has a mix of low/med/high porosity, and it's medium textured (some are still fine, though!)

    CG since Sept. 2011
    Cowash: Vo5/Suave Naturals/Tresemme Naturals*
    RO/LI: GVPCB*, Tresemme Naturals*
    Low-poo: Shea Moisture Moisture Retention
    Stylers: KCKT*, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Honey*

    * represents my HGs!!! Finally!!!
  • StellarCurlsStellarCurls Posts: 159Registered Users
    I think very few people are able to get away with never using product of some sort to wash. Do you detangle when you wash to redistribute the oil? Most of us do not brush, but detangle when wet either with fingers or a wide-tooth comb.
    APL 3A
    Medium porosity, medium density, medium thickness
    Current routine: Daily co-washing with Giovanni conditioner (whatever is on sale), styling with Catwalk Curls Rock Curl Amplifier, and 1-2x per week cleansing with a Chagrin Valley shampoo bar followed by an ACV rinse
  • agrhaam100100agrhaam100100 Posts: 1Registered Users
    I tried no poo for 90 days and my hair never cleared up. It stayed greasy and gross, so it isn't only you:)
  • bobbybobby Posts: 669Registered Users Curl Novice
    Definitely not you. The hair definitely gets curlier but I'm not fond of the greasier part. The only time I go no shampoo is the day I get it cut. I just have my stylist shampoo after she cuts it.
    2B always with potential of white man's fro

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