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My head is a giant Grease ball September 20, 2009

Filed under: all natural,environmentally friendly,green,healthy,organic — MindfulMerchant @ 8:47 am

2226ebcc1b3b0e4e[1] I have made a concerted effort to write only about good product discoveries. Today is a setback.  I just purchased a new organic shampoo and conditioner, on sale.  (I even did the fist pump when I spotted the sale price – yeah! ) It has good ingredients, a lovely smell and a promise to help my unruly, dry, course, mop-like hair. I was feeling optimistic and a little smug that I would have a great “do” without the chemicals.  After using it for the first time, I kicked myself for not rinsing out the products properly because my hair was flat and greasy looking. No big deal, it became a ponytail day. This morning I carefully rinsed, rinsed and rinsed again. I knew half way through the air-drying process it was not good news. My head is one big grease ball. I could have bought a bottle of olive oil and poured it over my head for the same effect. Bad purchase. Extremely bad mood. Then I found this quote.


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

— Margaret Mead


These words have made me rethink this silly hair drama, forget about buying a certain shampoo (endorsed by the pretty actress with long gorgeous hair) and get back to implementing small green changes.  Hopefully our efforts are making a difference.  I am now going to de-grease my head.