Andrew W. K.

Andrew W. K. on his “No Poo” lifestyle

Speaking on a reddit AMA, Andrew W. K. revealed that he hadn’t used shampoo in over a decade. As he explains: “I stopped using shampoo back in high school. I read an interview in Big Brother magazine with Ed Templeton, and he talked about how bad it was to wash your hair all the time.… Continue reading →

Personal Hygiene Products

Shampoo Sales Have Slumped During Lockdown

Sales of haircare, skincare, and shaving products have slumped during the coronavirus lockdown. Almost a quarter of personal care products are related to people going to school or work, and these have hit according to Unilever’s recent sales report. Graeme Pitkethly, Unilever’s chief financial officer, expects this trend to continue past the pandemic. As he… Continue reading →


What is Hard Water?

Simply put, “hard water” is water that has a lot of minerals dissolved in it. Think of a cave with water dripping off the ceiling… If it’s hard water, the drips eventually form stalactites and stalagmites. This is really cool after a long time in a cave, but you don’t want that happening to your… Continue reading →

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry reveals that he hasn’t used shampoo in “seven or eight years”

Speaking on the Homo Sapiens Podcast, he reveals that “It’s been about seven or eight years now, I just don’t use shampoo. I simply stand under the shower and use water. It’s the best way”. He goes on to explain that “all you people who use shampoo and conditioner, all you do is strip all… Continue reading →


Scalp issues miracle worker – Rosemary!

Hi All, I have been reading a lot if posts about dandruff/flakes/dry and itchy scalp/ Seborrheic dermatitis and even hearing IRL from friends and family. I decided to make this post so it could help others too. Backstory: I was diagnosed with Seborrheic dermatitis 4-5 years ago and it was BAD! I tried everything –… Continue reading →


Guide To Determining Hair Type

Andre Walker system The Andre Walker Hair Typing System is the most widely used system to classify hair. The system was created by the hairstylist of Oprah Winfrey, Andre Walker. According to this system there are four types of hair: straight, wavy, curly, kinky. Type 1 is straight hair, which reflects the most sheen and also the most resilient hair… Continue reading →


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