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Being no-poo and getting your hair streaked
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rikkitsune wrote in no_poo
Hello everyone!

I am no-poo, in that I use a solid, SLS and 'cone-free 'shampoo' bar and an ACV rinse on my hair once every five days.

I want to go to the hairdresser's and have blonde streaks put into my hair while I grow my previous blonde dye out.

We have extremely hard water, my hair and scalp CANNOT handle it now that I am no-poo (I wash and rinse with filtered and demin water) and 'cones make my hair disgusting and frizzy.

Has anyone had experience with having their hair professionally coloured/streaked when being no poo? What are the options for rinsing the stuff out and conditioning the hair shaft?

I REALLY don't want to have to get my hair shampooed and conditioned and then have to spend weeks with tacky, stringy hair while I try to wash the silicone residue off again.

Thanks in advance. :)

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I'd put lemon juice in my hair and let it dry in the sun, light naturally. You'll get your streaks that way without disrupting the no poo process. Do your research on the web before attempting this to make sure you understand the method, see if it's right for you.

Thanks for that. I went through and had a read of the lightening tag; I think I might give lemon juice a go first! It's the depths of winter here at the moment, so I think I'll get into it when we have longer days/more sunlight again. :)

Try raw honey and cinnamon. I've heard that'll do it without any sort of sunshine.

Also, I should add that I bleach my hair and still have much success with no poo. I do conditioner only for two weeks after sans silicones, then transition back to no poo. It always take a while to readjust but it's not too much trouble.

That sounds good for a variety of reasons, including the smell. :D

Is it a plop the goop on and sit in the sun for a while, then rinse out kind of arrangement?

Also I've never used honey on my hair before, do you find that warm/hot water and finger scrubbing gets it out fairly well?

I've never tried the honey/cinnamon trick. Search the web over it, I'm sure you'll find lots of information. There is no sun needed however, honey lightens hair all on its own.

I will research this. Thanks again.

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