Tuesday, October 18, 2016

My Head Smells Like Chocolate

I'm playing around with homemade shampoos because each time I go to buy ready-made poo, I get disgusted by the ingredients.  So today, I made dry shampoo with arrowroot and cocoa powder. I smell like a giant Willy Wonka Bar.

And yesterday ....


35 comments:

  1. Awesome!
    If Tim starts nibbling on you later, you'll know why.

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  2. That is great news. Ooo, Alex may be right about the nibbling, chocolate is a good smell.

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    1. Tomorrow I'm going for pumpkin spice.

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  4. I have been reading about making your own shampoos and body soaps. So I know you can do it better than many of us but I am not using chocolate.

    cheers, parsnip

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  5. Smelling like chocolate is not a bad thing!

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  6. Yes, some shampoos have such a strong perfumey smell. Do you have Neal's yard products where you are? - they are supposed to be made from purer ingredients.

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  7. Willy Wonka Bar can't be bad but I like the sound of the Pumpkin Spice you mentioned to William ...

    All the best Jan

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  8. Woo Hoo.
    And happy dances.

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  9. Can I sniff your hair?

    Well, that sounds kinkier than I meant it to . . . .

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  10. Glad you're doing better, Ivy. Keep up the great attitude, because that IS key.

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  11. Way to go, so pleased.

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  12. Why I are so many things so overly scented? I cannot walk down the soap aisle of stores. Fortunately I don't have to do it often as a friend makes my soaps.

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  13. Smelling chocolate all day would be dangerous for my diet!

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  14. Chocolate smelling hair, huh? Have you driven your dogs nuts yet?

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  15. Super cool! You are doing great and I'm so happy for you.

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  16. So glad you're doing well! Homemade shampoo sounds interesting! I switched to L'Oreal's sulfate-free shampoo a while back because I didn't think the sulfate was doing my hair any good. I love my shampoo now, but it is so expensive! If you come up with a recipe you really love, share it with us please!

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    1. Thanks. I'll look them up.

      Will do on the share. From what I understand there's a lot of trial and error in finding the best formula for each person - and I guess even the type of water used, has something to do with the end results as well.

      Neat stuff.

      Thanks for the L'Oreal tip.

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  17. Yum! Never thought about chocolate shampoo before but now I hope that I have some sweet dreams about it ;o)

    Way to go immune system!

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  18. I have so much natural dandruff that head and shoulders is my only option

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  19. I NEED this recipe cause I wanna smell like a sexy chocolate bar!

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  20. very interesting on this shampoo of yours, great news on the immune system.

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  21. that would be dangerous for me. No chocolatte. ;)

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  22. Choc-o-hair! Sounds great girl! :) x

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  23. I never use sham poo. I only use real poo.

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  24. Obviously you believe in living dangerously. No telling who will be following you around for chocolate.

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  25. Happy rolling dances for you all around!!! Chocolate shampoo---how well does it clean your hair? The smell alone would be worth it!

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    1. I don't know enough about it but it feels like the arrowroot (or cornstarch or potato starch), remove the grease from my bangs. The unsweetened cocoa powder or raw cacao powder, adds colour, smell and I think also helps with removing grease.

      But honestly, I don't know enough about either yet. Learning and playing. I will say this, the smell lasted.

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  26. wow....chocolate hair....hope it works good for you...now, my hair is totally white so the color from the chocolate would surely play havoc with it...have a fun Halloween month...

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  27. Chocolate smelling hair sounds good HW, but I'm putting on weight just thinking about it ☺

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  28. What a delicious sent to have for shampoo.

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  29. Smelling like chocolate is always a good thing!!!

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