heat damage is heat damage. Go natural and save money. In addition I use my own home made deodorant, cider vinegar, witch hazel and 15 drops of essential oil. (Too me anyway. My skin can rest easy now, and I hope yours can too! I expect there are some folks out there pursuing professions that will require soap. Now I plan on removing my pits from soap addiction. It really doesn't look greasy like I thought it would. No soap, no shampoo, but still scrub your hair and the rest like normal, and only with water. I would like to say that THIS HUB IS AWESOME!!! Are you a writer? I literally didn't use soap after the gym on my body (and boy I was sweaty-- hands the exception) and I didn't stink at all. When you're sweaty and stinky, you might feel like you need soap—but you probably don't. and I am always soft all over. Through this journey I have come to understand that it's more important to get the message across about proper clarity of thinking through reason and logic than to spend time trying to dispel all the lies and misrepresentations out there be they from the 'skin care' industry or elsewhere, the best surfactant to snake oil is an educated populace. so how do i do it? I use hair gel all the time so should I use shampoo or not ? I'm loving the new me...no soap, shampoo, or Deodorant and I smell Fresh! By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. My doctor prescribed me an oil based emollient and told me to cut out soap entirely :D After suffering with itchy, dry skin and losing months worth of sleep thanks to itching I've had chance to come to a conclusion where moisturizers are concerned too: The rule with moisturizers is that if a doctor would prescribe if to an eczema sufferer, it's likely hypoallergenic. Once you start to associate soap-free exfoliation with a clean feeling, you'll be good to go.The other big change you might notice, if you currently use scented soaps and body washes, is that your skin will smell like skin—not like night-blooming jasmine or cucumber coconut. My back-acne is gone. After that you will start to notice the difference. Sans shampoo is the best. However? I've tried and I've made it six weeks or so -- but I have really fine blonde hair and it just gets darker and heavier and coarser. PS. I haven't told anyone about this and I don't get any complaints of nasty smells or body odor from people. If she hadn't told us we wouldn't have noticed. You won't actually smell anything or faintly but you'll get comments. There are downsides! My dentist has even taken me off of using toothpaste. And you can put your body wash savings to good use somewhere else. I spent 6 months washing my hair with water only. "Fuck you, hippie" and "Willikers, I might even try this". I would wake up in the morning, and just run my face under the warm water of my daily shower, then pat it dry with a towel. I am brushing a lot during the day. Darker, heavier and coarser. For sure, I know exactly what you mean, but at the same time, I do also love it when she smells like herself, no extra scents. (CNN)-- Too lazy to have a shower?Worry no more, there's a lotion for that. I shouldn't think that soap or no-soap would impact it all. Does anybody have any suggestions on what I should use in my hair as an alternative? I currently use oil and scrub gloves to shower. It's true, no stank. I have dry skin and break outs, and dry hair as well. I use natural oils like coconut (like cream before I go to bed), olive or even sunflower oil (which I use to clean my face, then i put a hot towel on for 2 times and then just remove oil with same towel). Do you see the redundancy? 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