High Heels and Training Wheels: My Everyday Makeup Products | Part 1: Coverage

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12.20.2013

My Everyday Makeup Products | Part 1: Coverage

Hey, guys! Do you all love watching everyday makeup routines as much as I do? I am completely addicted to them right now. I mean, I like "special" looks too; they're fun to watch and fun to try. But for me, I'm more interested in everyday looks because I don't generally have a lot of special occasions to get ready for. Your basic everyday makeup is more what I do so I really like to see what products other's are using for their "go to" day-to-day looks.



 Even more specifically, I like to see what products work best for other's with the same concerns and skin conditions as myself. It helps me find good products that work for my specific troubled areas without costly trial and error. So I thought, maybe I could help you out the same way. I'm always trying new things and playing around with different brands and colors but I do have a set of everyday products I use that haven't failed me yet. 

I've divided it up into a 3 part series to make it easier (and shorter) for you to see what I use to target specific areas. Part 1 is all about my coverage. Of all the  products I use and all the different reasons I use them, coverage is my number 1 concern. Unfortunately for me, I don't have the kind of skin that allows me to go bare faced (oh, how I wish!) or with something simple like a BB cream; I need a pretty good coverage. But in addition to full coverage, I also need a product that helps smooth my skin's uneven texture as well. I'm finally reaching an age where fine lines and large pores are starting to be a concern and they can definitely be difficult to fight without the right products. 

So if you have any of the same skin concerns or if you're just looking for some great new products, check out my everyday coverage. I know there's something here that can work for you because all of these products work tremendously and I highly recommend them. And you know me; they're all drugstore, i.e. they're all affordable! I'm all about great products for a great price!

If you enjoy Part 1, be sure to check out part 2: Eyes and Part 3: face! Also if you find this helpful, remember to give it a thumbs up and don't forget to subscribe to my channel! I've made it easy peasy for you; just click on the handy dandy subscribe button at the end of the video! ;) Enjoy!





Products mentioned:


L'Oreal Visible Lift: Line Minimizing and Tone Enhancing Foundation


L'Oreal Visible Lift Serum Absolute Concealer



Hard Candy Glamoflauge Concealer





L'Oreal Hydra Perfecte: Perfecting Loose Powder


e.l.f. High Definition Under Eye Setting Powder



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90 comments :

  1. Hmmm I don't know, your hair still looks very unhealthy :( But worth a shot I suppose.

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  2. Hello :) You really have me with this post. But, I have to ask. Whenever you dye your hair, how do they wash it at the salon? Only water? Cause with me they use shampoo, does it affect the transition or just ask them to wash it with plain water? Thank you very much!

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  3. And what do you use for an everyday hairdo. Gel, mousse, hair cream? My hair is super curly and very long so I have to put something on it because it's really frizzy. Thanks again!

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  4. Well, that is quite a statement. One I probably would not have made to someone who put themselves out there to help others, but I will answer the concern as best I can since the picture's caption didn't seem to clear it up for you already. This was taken after only 5 weeks of using the No 'Poo method. I hadn't had my hair cut in 3 years and the damage from products and chemicals had already been done; not from No 'Poo but from years of abuse with products, chemicals and heat. As terrible, as you pointed out that it is, it was a lot worse before hand and I just hadn't thought to take a 'before' picture to document the different states of "unhealthy" my hair is apparently in. I have since had it trimmed and I have been using this method for 7 months and it looks worlds better. I'm sorry my hair does not appear attractive to you but that is the hair I have and at the time that is what it looked like. You can choose to try No 'Poo or not based on my experience or maybe you would benefit from someone else's opinion who's hair doesn't look so bad.

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  5. You sound exactly like me! I have A LOT of hair but the hair itself is very thin and fine. I used to try every kind of volumizing mousse I could get my hands on to get some body but I never could get that volumized hair. The reason for it is conditioner being so heavy. I had frizzy hair and my scalp was oily, just like yours. It's hard to maintain when you have BOTH oily and dry hair, trust me I know! You will benefit from No Poo more than most, absolutely! The baking soda will keep you from having such an oily scalp without frizzing out the rest of your hair. The AVC will condition without weighing your hair down so you can get that volume. This method will absolutely help you regulate the dryness/oilyness of your hair and definitely help you have some body to it! I hope you give it a try and let me know how it works out, if you do!

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  6. Dude, chill. I didn't say your hair was ugly as shit, just unhealthy, and that's my opinion, you're taking it to heart way too much. Damn.

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  7. I have quit using products for the most part since starting No 'Poo. Using this method kind of negated the reasons I needed products in the first place so I have been almost completely product-free for a while now. However, the baking soda will still remove any products you do use. I still use products occasionally with certain styles and I never have any problems with my washing schedule or with getting them out of my hair. You probably won't need as much product as you're using now but if you do use them, you'll still be fine. :)

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  8. There are still ways to No 'Poo if you need a more regular schedule. You shouldn't use the baking soda wash everyday because it can be too drying but here's some things you can do to keep clean and stay on schedule...

    -brush with your natural bristle brush to evenly distribute the oils (You can always do this, even if you're not working out. It really helps to distribute oils!)
    - try gently rubbing your scalp with warm water only
    - rub your scalp with a lemon juice mix (1/4 cup lemon juice to 1 cup water) and rinse. it’ll get rid of the excess oils without stripping your scalp.
    - use a light sprinkling of dry shampoo on dry hair or even a LIGHT sprinkling of baking soda on dry scalp. It will absorb the sweat and oils and also deodorize. (Think baking soda in your fridge for smells; same concept)
    - “wash” with an egg. It’ll get rid of the extra grease and sweat without stripping your hair. Don't do this daily though because you can put too much protein into your hair. I'd say just a couple of times a week on really sweaty days.



    I hope this was helpful for you and what you were looking for. If you have any more questions, feel free to ask. Good luck! :)

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  9. I don't go to the salon when I color my hair. I do it at home. My box of hair dye comes with the hair color and with a conditioner packet. This is the only time I use chemicals or a conventional conditioner because the conditioner is absolutely necessary after putting such harsh hair coloring chemicals in your hair. I don't like dying it at all but with my greys, I have to. I just plan ahead and dye my hair on a "wash" day and just continue with my schedule as normal. It doesn't affect my results or schedule at all. The idea is just to keep as much chemicals as you can out of your hair so if you're just doing it every 4 to 6 weeks or so, you're still helping your hair out a lot. As far as going to a salon for a cut though, I just explained the No Poo method. Most stylists only wash your hair because they like to cut it wet so after I explained, they just spray it down with a spray bottle. I was using mousse and frizz serums before No Poo because I had a lot of frizz too but since I've made the switch, I don't have the frizz and I don't need those products anymore. You shouldn't need them after you switch to No 'Poo but if you still wanted to use them, you still can. The baking soda will still get all of the products out of your hair and you should still be able to stick with the same wash schedule. Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any more questions! :)

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  10. i came across this post and it seems all well and good. but would it help for hair that gets greasy ridiculously quick?! so when i wash my hair (with shampoo) in the morning by the next morning its like ive fell into an oil reserve or even worse by the end of the evening that same day! :O i have to wash my hair everyday to look decent, although i try not to and just have my oil-slick on my head (i get very concious about going out with my greasy hair). its oily on the roots by dry on the ends...my hair is very fine and its falling out quite a bit now (i think im going to be bald by the time im 19!) do you have any tips for that as well please?

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  11. Good ideas! I'll try them out and see how it works. I know shampooing my hair at least 1x a day (if not more due to my schedule) isn't doing it any favors. Thanks for your input!

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  12. my hair tangles easily so i tend to use conditioner more frequently to combat that.

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  13. will this method help that? it is very thin and fine and likes to knot

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  14. You commented on my post just to tell me how "very unhealthy" my hair looked. No matter how you spin that, it isn't a pleasant comment. You could have expressed your doubt or concern on this method's effectiveness or whether you think it works without insulting my hair. You didn't even ask a question; you specifically commented just to tell me my hair looked bad. You wouldn't walk up to someone on the street and tell them their hair looks "very" unhealthy. You just wouldn't. Because it's not nice. It's rude and insulting and anyone would take it as thus. I answered your concern as diplomatic as I could and explained the circumstances surrounding the state of my hair in correlation to the method. I think your comment was rude and your reply was even ruder still but nothing about my answer was "taking it to heart". It was me answering your rude comment. And this is me answering your very rude reply.

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  15. Just wondering, if no conditioner is used how do you detangle your hair after a shower? Do you use some kind of mask or oil so it is not had to brush after getting it wet?

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  16. Oh it can definitely help you!! That is the exact reason No Poo is so good, actually! Believe it or not, the chemicals in your shampoo and using it everyday is the reason your hair gets so greasy so quickly. Your hair is producing so much oil to replace what your hair is losing every time you shampoo. I know, it sounds backwards doesn't it? You think washing more often is the way to fix oily hair but it's actually making it worse. Baking soda cleans your hair without robbing it of the healthy oil it needs so your hair gets to keep those healthy oils and it will stop creating so much excess. It sounds to me though, you will have a rough transition period. Your hair will take some time to regulate the oil output. Once you quit using shampoo, your hair will slow down on oil production but it will need some time to get used to it. You will have some oily days before your hair can adapt. You can use a dry shampoo to help get through the transition period on days when you don't wash though. Also, the transition period is different for everyone. It took me about 2 weeks but for others it took almost a month and some even longer. It just depends on your hair. You will have to be strong to get through it but if you can, I think with your hair type it will benefit you even more than others! I would start washing with the baking soda and vinegar about every 3 days and as your hair adjusts, slowly wean down to 4-5 days. But I wouldn't wash any more frequently than every 3 days because it will dry your scalp and do the exact thing shampoo is already doing. You have to tough it through the transition to get the payoff but it's worth it! Let me know if you have any more questions, I'm happy to help! :)

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  17. Actually in the beginning with this method, my hair got more tangly. With this method, there is a "sweet spot" for everyone and you just have to find what works best for your hair to get the best payoff. Playing around with the amounts and frequency will help you figure out what your hair needs. In the meantime, I started using a detangler; just a Johnson & Johnson's kids detangler and it worked beautifully. I didn't really have trouble with tangles beforehand so I'm not positive this could help with that for sure. I think it would probably depend on the reason your hair is tangling. I would just try it out and see how it goes from there. And I'm always here to answer questions if you have any after you get started. I hope this was somewhat helpful and, again, I'm always happy to help! :)

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  18. Maybe if you don't put your entire self worth over your hair, you would be less butt hurt. Get over yourself, and if you can't take criticism, turn off your computer.

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  19. This is so amazing! Definitely gonna start this method once I'm in college and my mom doesn't freak out over the idea. xD Do you have a youtube channel? If not, please do!!! I'm sure a lot of people would love to see your advice via videos!! :)

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  20. I hope you do give it a try! I'd love for you to let me know how it works out for you, if you do. Also, I am always happy to answer any questions! And that's so funny you said that about YouTube because I actually did just start a channel! I haven't done one on No 'Poo yet but I think I might have to now! :) My YouTube Channel is still brand new so I'm still working to build it and I would love for you to check it out. And if you like it, I would looove for you to share it :) And thanks so much for commenting; I hope you give No 'Poo a try and good luck!

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  21. How often do you change the water and vinegar out of the spray bottle? Thank you, and I will definitely subscribe to your youtube channel!

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  22. I don't have too much trouble with tangles (and I have pretty long hair). In the beginning, before I figured out the best amounts and frequency to use for my hair, it started to tangle just a little bit but I just used a detangler. I used my daughter's Johnson & Johnson's kids detangler and it worked beautifully! :)

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  23. I apologize if my reaction to your negative comment was misconstrued as anything other than my disapproval of your consideration towards others. I had thought the subject matter of my hair was a moot point and I had successfully conveyed that my opinion stood on your negativity alone. I can see there was a gap in our understanding. I am also sorry to have had my communication deemed "pseudo intellectual bullshit", as you so eloquently put it, but I think we will just have to agree to disagree on this matter. I must thank you for support of my blog by your continued increase in my pageviews but I think this interaction sufficiently ended with the phrase "butt hurt". Best wishes...

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  24. Bahahahahaha, don't lose sleep over it honey, it's just hair! Work on your self esteem, and maybe you won't cry over people's comments. You're just one of those bitches and live off people's compliments and cannot handle anything else. Peace out.

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  25. Thank you! :) I usually just use what's in it and refill when it gets empty. I use a small spray bottle so it doesn't take long...

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  26. I started using this method about 2 months ago and OH MY GOSH IT WORKS. My hair is naturally curly and for a while it had been uncontrollably frizzy and nasty looking. It would be greasy at the roots (with dandruff) with dry, frizzy ends. Most days it looked like I had been camping for a few weeks. Then... I found this! There was little hesitation to try because my hair already looked terrible! About three days into it I started to notice a difference; my hair was starting to look healthy and hydrated all over! And the curls! I am learning to accept the amount of curls that I actually have and it's been a blast. I use Baking Soda about once every 2 days and Apple Cider Vinegar once a week (it leaves my hair a little greasy if I use it too often). Thank you so much!

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  27. I wonder, does white vinegar work? Or does it have to be apple cider vinegar?

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  28. My hair get easily tangled, thats why I can't wash my hair without conditioner. Is there something I can use as a substitute after washing my hair, or after combing my hair if it is wet?

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  29. No problem! Glad to be of help and let me know if you have any more questions! :)

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  30. That's so awesome, Mariah! I'm so happy it's working out so well for you! I'm glad I could help and welcome to club No 'Poo! :)

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  31. You can use white vinegar but it has a different effectiveness. White vinegar is better for those who normally have oily hair because it doesn't condition quite as much. If you have dry hair, you will probably have better results with the ACV. Hope that helps! :)

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  32. I don't have too much trouble with tangles but when I do, I use a detangler. I just use my daughter's inexpensive Johnson & Johnson's kids detangler and it works perfectly!

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  33. Thank you for your timely response! Looks like I'll have to go out and get me some ACV! :)

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  34. Hello! so i just started trying this method. and my only problem is that i get split ends really easily. the ends of my hair get super dry quickly. so...if i use the baking soda say once a week or once every 4ish days (and i'm not quite there yet haha), would using the apple cider vinegar on some of the "off" days be any benefit for that? thanks so much!

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  35. hi! i would love to start trying this since i am currently one of those girls who always wakes up with oily hair, even if i just washed it the night before. i'm a bit nervous about one thing and i don't think anyone has asked this yet - what happens if the baking soda wasn't completely rinsed out when you add the vinegar, so the baking soda and vinegar end up mixing?? thanks!

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  36. Will this method make me lose a lot of hair ?

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  37. thats what i do. my hair is super dry though i think if you have normal hair you would probably need some sort of wash.

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  38. I have really sensitive skin... like really sensitive skin... The only soap type stuff (shampoo, hand wash, body wash, face wash, make up removers etc) I can use are from the Simple line otherwise I get really really bad eczema on my hands (to the point that I can't straighten my fingers without the skin tearing, bleeding and becoming infected). I'm wary to try this because a) I don't if baking soda and vinegar will give me bad eczema (some food stuff do)... and b) will it sting my hands (I nearly always have eczema patches on my right hand)...


    I know my issue at the moment with eczema is because of the chemicals in most soaps and Simple is the only stuff my skin seems to be ok with but that cutting out soap should help so I'm really interested in trying this, but at the same time I'm worried it could have an adverse affect and I'm thinking I should stick to what I know my skin is alright with...

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  39. Hi! I just tried the "No Poo" method but my hair absolutely s t i n k s vinegar! I did rinse it very well but it still stinks... Any suggestions? Thank you! :)

    (Btw I loooove your hair! It looks so beautiful and gorgeous in the picture!)

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  40. Thank you, Chanette! My guess would be it's not necessarily how well you rinsed but how much you used and how you used it. It's tricky in the beginning but after first trying it out, I really learned to take care to keep the vinegar away from my roots and I learned just how much I needed. If you don't dilute the vinegar enough or you apply too much or apply it near your scalp, it can leave a scent behind. You don't really need to saturate your hair, just an even spritz through the length of your hair and work it throughout with your fingers. If you mess around with your ratios and you're still getting that smell, you could try white vinegar. The smell isn't as overpowering but it's also not quite as effective at conditioning, so that's something you'll have to decide works for you or not. Other people say citric acid works also and it doesn't have the smell but I haven't tried so I can't really attest to it's effectiveness but there's a couple of options you can try. Hope this helps! :)

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  41. No! At first, it can feel like it is but it doesn't effect hair loss at all. I answered this more thoroughly in my FAQ post but basically we all lose a fair amount of hair each day (mostly when we wash our hair) and when you're spacing your washes so infrequently, you're holding on to your hair longer and it can seem like you're losing more in each shower. So despite appearances, you're not losing more than you ever were :)

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  42. You can use the ACV in between "washes" if you need a conditioning boost but I would really take care to keep it on your ends ONLY. If you get it near your scalp, it can make your hair feel greasy. There some other natural ways to condition your hair and help with split ends. They're wonderful for the No Poo method and they won't effect your washing schedule. I haven't done a post on it quite yet but I'm working on it now. You might check back for that and I'll post an update here if you want to try some of those :)

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  43. Hey Morgan, good question! :) I don't know if you ever made a volcano in grade school with baking soda and vinegar, but the 2 mixed together react and foam up. It isn't BAD for your hair but it isn't good either because it can make your hair feel (for lack of a better word) cottony. Your hair will feel less healthy and more dry. You shouldn't be applying the ACV on your roots anyway and they tend to stay separated because of that so if you miss a little in your rinse, you should still be ok. Like I said, it's not BAD for your hair but I still wouldn't recommend it! ;)

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  44. Wow, that's sounds painful! Baking soda is definitely more gentle than shampoo chemicals but with such sensitivities, I would recommend treating it like any other product. I would test it on a small area to see how your skin does and decide from there if it will irritate your skin. I haven't put it up yet but I have a post going up soon that is a way to No Poo with more mild products like eggs, honey, coconut milk, etc. If you find that your skin can't handle the baking soda/ACV route, you might benefit from one of the gentler products. I'll post an update here when it goes up and you can check it out :)

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  45. Omg... I love you! Where have you been all my life? I'm giving this ago right away, thank you.

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  46. will using conditioner afterwards affect the no poo method?

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  47. I often use baby powder as a dry shampoo on the days that I don't have time to wash my hair, and I'm wondering if it would be counterproductive for me to use it during the transition days of beginning no-poo when my hair is greasy. Thoughts?

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  48. Thank you! Glad to be of help! :)

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  49. That really depends on what conditioner you are using. Most conditioners in the store aren't helping your hair's health or repairing it, it's just coating your hair to make it LOOK healthier. This is why conditioners can be heavy and weigh your hair down, taking out all the body and volume. Over time, it builds up and eventually makes your hair look worse. The baking soda does not break up the gunk conditioner leaves behind. That's why shampoos are so harsh. If you wanted to use a conditioner, I recommend checking out this post for some organic conditioner options. These do not have those chemicals that are building up on your hair so your baking soda wash doesn't have to try to break through it all. I have a post in the works about natural conditioning treatments using things like egg, honey, coconut milk, etc. I would always try those first. I'll be sure to post an update here when it goes up so you can check those out. Hope this helps! :)

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  50. I used to use baby powder as a dry shampoo, too! I quit using it because I have dark hair and it left a white cast on my roots. However, if it works for you, it should be ok to get you through your transition. The reason shampoo is bad is because it's stripping ALL of your oil out of your hair and you need to keep a healthy amount of oil. Using baking soda too frequently can do that too and that's why we space the washes; to keep from drying out our hair. The baby powder will absorb the excess oil without stripping your scalp though so it could be a good option during your transition. You will just have to let your hair tell you whether it likes it or not. For some, it could be too drying but if it doesn't make your hair feel dry, you can use it. I would just proceed with caution and try to use it as little as you can. Hope this helps! :)

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  51. P.S. I'm working on some more No Poo posts to answer some of the questions I hear a lot. One is on the smell No Poo has and also how to add fragrances in. I'll post an update here as soon as it goes up, so you can check it out :)

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  52. No problem, Rachel! Feel free to ask if you have any more questions and good luck!

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  53. It absolutely can! Usually dandruff is the result of a dry, irritated scalp. Your scalp is likely dry because of your shampoo. Harsh chemicals in shampoos strip your hair and scalp of the sebum it needs to be healthy and that, in turn, creates the dandruff you have. Baking soda will clean your hair without robbing it of that sebum so your scalp is no longer irritated i.e. creating dandruff. If you have a naturally dry scalp that creates dandruff even without shampoo though, you can try even more gentle washes such as eggs or honey. I have had a lot of people ask about it so I am working on a post with those options. I'll post an update here when it goes up in case you are still needing a more gentle wash. Hope this helps and let me know if you have any more questions! :)

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  54. Should I use my dandruff control shampoo before this whole process or after?

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  55. Does it help control dandruff? Thank you for helping; I just want to get as much info before I try this method. :)

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  56. Can you describe the container you use for the baking soda? I'm not clear on what you could use that wouldn't get the baking soda wet when you open it or reach into it to get baking soda out with your wet hand. Thanks!

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  57. Can white vinegar be a substitute for apple cider vinegar?

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  58. never mind! read a comment that answered this question. thanks.

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  59. awesome! thanks so much :) i would love to try some of those because split ends drive me insane!

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  60. Question about the ACV: do you use the filtered, clear stuff or the organic type with "The Mother" in it?

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  61. If anything different for my as I bleach my hair?

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  62. I tried it!!! It was awesome!! Its like the first time my hair felt so smooth and my coarse hair is like silky thin!!! I love it!! thanks for the ideas!! <3

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  63. my hair still felt a bit itchy at first when i rinsed off the baking soda but now after i finished washing it feels good!

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  64. THANK YOU for your amazing post, and all your updates and advice....I've now been doing the No Poo thing for a week, and I can only really go about 3 days before I feel the need to use baking soda again. But my hair is soft and looks clean, and it's saving me a ton of time in the morning as it seems like it takes half the time to blow dry it (another bonus...less heat-related stress on the hair!)

    One question though...since it's January, and I live in DC, staticy hair is a real thing. And since I'm not using regular conditioner, I feel like my hair has way more static than every before. Am I just using too much baking soda? Or is there another way to add moisture? It doesn't seem to get any better even after a few days of not cleaning it, which I thought it would because of the oil in my hair. Any suggestions?

    Thanks again! You're amazing :)

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  65. Hi! I really wanna try this but have some doubts like, i've never dyed my hair so how often should i wash it with this method?

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  66. It works so much better if you DON'T dye your hair. Me dying my hair just damages it further and gives No Poo competition. Most people who use this don't color there hair and they have beautiful results. You should still start off no more than every third day and you will slowly wean down until your hair is happy. Hope this helped! :)

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  67. Thanks so much, Katie. I'm glad this helped you! One thing you can do for static is rub a dryer sheet lightly over your hair. Sounds crazy, I know. But that's what dryer sheets are for, to keep static out of your clothes and it will do the same for your hair :)

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  68. That's good! I don't have a problem with it itching but if you do, you may want to space your washes out a little more. Good luck! :)

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  69. I just pick up regular ACV. I use the Kroger store brand, nothing fancy :)

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  70. I use the short round container pictured above to store my baking soda. You do want your hand wet when you reach into the baking soda because that's what will stick it to your fingers and start dissolving it. I just meant that I choose to keep mine in this container to keep steam from clumping it every time someone takes a shower. If dipping your hands in there wets any more baking soda than what you're using and that causes it to clump, shake the container and it will break up any clumps; that's not a big deal. You don't have to use this container, it just makes it easier for me than having a soggy cardboard box. Hope this helped! :)

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  71. This should actually cut out any need for your dandruff shampoo. Usually dandruff is caused by a dry and irritated scalp. Baking soda is gentle on your hair and will keep all of your healthy sebum on the scalp to keep dandruff from forming. I would suggest trying this in place of to see if it will take care of your dandruff on it's own and then go from there.

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  72. The only difference I would say, is how frequently you use your baking soda. You will have a bigger opportunity to have your hair dried out so I would space your "washes" quite well and you might want to continue to use the ACV on "off" days. Just play around with it and see what makes your hair happy :)

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  73. That's awesome, Veronica! I'm so glad it's working out for you! :)

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  74. Thank you! That's really helpful. I wonder if you could use an old powder container that you could twist closed and open.

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  75. I think that would be a great solution! My container is very similar to that and I would have probably tried that as well; I just had some empty containers laying around that came with a travel case. Good luck, Susan! And feel free to ask any more questions you might have!

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  76. I use a cocoa powder and cornstarch combination as dry shampoo. The cornstarch absorbs the oil and the cocoa powder darkens the mixture for my dark brown hair. It is a great way to get through the transition period because it allows you to space out your washes. The "recipe" is from the link below.

    http://www.defrumpme.com/2012/02/diy-dry-shampoo-for-dark-hair.html

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  77. Hi, thank you for this method, i've used it 2 times and my hair feels great! i have oily hair, but i've never had dundruf, however it did appear after using this, and it feels itchy, i'm wondering if i'm doing something wrong or it simply didn't work for me, thanks in advance :) :)

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  78. Thanks a lot, Jen! That's a great suggestion; I'll have to add that into the post! :)

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  79. Does it matter what kind of vinegar it is? Thinking about trying no poo! :)

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  80. I don't understand the whole slippery feeling? Tried this รก few times and it doesn't feel "slippery". What am I doing wrong?

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  81. So to wash your hair with this method you do it once a week?? what do you do every other day when you shower just get it wet with no product or do this method everyday?

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  82. I think you could benefit more from spacing your washes further out. Dandruff and that itchy feeling come from a too dry/irritated scalp and too much baking soda can do that. If you find that spacing them out causes your hair to become too oily, you can sprinkle dry shampoo on your roots and use a boar bristle brush to battle that. If that still doesn't work for you, you can premix your baking soda with water in a squeeze bottle and that could alleviate it. Hope this helps!

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  83. ACV is best because it gives the best results but white will work as well. It doesn't condition near like the ACV though so that's something to decide. Good luck! :)

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  84. The slippery feeling just basically means that it no longer feels gritty. If it doesn't feel like the baking soda has dissolved, it hasn't coated the hair and broken up the excess oil it. If you find your baking soda never dissolves, you can be using too much or it could be the baking soda is too old and you need a new box. Working it through your hair with your hands helps to dissolve it, as does partially dissolving it in your hand before you even put it in your hair. Hope this helps! :)

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