If you have a minor wound, it’s best to take the bandage off and clean it every day with soap and warm water, and the shower is a great place to do that. Let me know how the soap-free bod treats you. I watch in awe as my girlfriend washes herself dry with 4 different specialized soaps, her skin then dries up so she applies 4 moisturizing products to balance. The lemon juice works better than any deodorant or anti-persperant I ever tried! Oh and good luck living through the extreme stigma against not using soap. Thanks! That's all I can think of. That’s why I was never interested in all the various alternatives people were trying and talking about in the initial thread such as baking soda, coconut oils, and on & on. Let me know how it goes, I'm curious about others' results, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the LifeProTips community. You won't actually smell anything or faintly but you'll get comments. source Share Facebook Twitter Google+ ReddIt WhatsApp Pinterest Email I have been brushing it through with a plastic bristly brush (I need to get my hands on a boar bristle) and giving it a good massage with my fingers in the shower. I think she only uses warm water and shampoos every now and then. Press J to jump to the feed. Water baths only. And not in a good way. (But, oh! And if I use any kind of perfume, I don't need to worry about how it combines with my body wash. In addition I use my own home made deodorant, cider vinegar, witch hazel and 15 drops of essential oil. I have dry skin and break outs, and dry hair as well. I hope I haven't caved in by then, but if I have, I will definitely let you know. I love knowing that someone's actually reading this. Have a towel and dry clothes nearby for after your shower. Keep in mind that most people can't smell their own odor, so while you may THINK that everything is all good down there, others who are better able to be more objective about your odor would beg to differ. I on the other hand have been dealing with on and off dermatitis since I was a child. Now, I know some of you might be horrified by the idea of showering without soap. You can't just stand under the water and hope for the best. Shaving foam or gel are best suited for the beginners and lazybones among you. This is why. Even though I typically express it in the latter, my main thrust is the former. Since my hair is so thin - like a baby - it is almost impossible to manage, so I usually use leave-in conditioner and sometimes a keratin leave-in treatment. Cookies help us deliver our Services. i knew i’d be okay. But I'm glad to know that it works for some! I got a hydrating facial 4 days ago and I was going to do the no wash caveman to rebuild skin barrier, but I went out with the lotions and stuff on my face from the facial and it started to draw too much attention by day 2. I might even let you know how it goes! for everyone. My back-acne is gone. Second is that at your transition from soap shower to water shower you will become REALLY greasy for the first 1 - 2 months. I haven't used soap on my face since I was a teenager and have lovely clear skin now age 51. since 2013. It seems to be getting thicker. What I tried to emphasize was the difference between water only and no soap/shampoo. Go natural and save money. Thanks Lizlauder, I am a writer (or trying to be) and I do (sort of) have a site. ), Please keep me posted on how your hair does! Love the idea of saving money too. I last used soap on my hair last Sunday (it is now Friday) and have been washing with water only most evenings. ur Comment...can not use any chemical it is starting to burn me so Iam willing to try any thing. Use whatever you want—a nice washcloth, a loofah, a body brush, a mesh scrubber-thingy, whatever works. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on May 08, 2013: Thanks, Lesley! I was prescribed with a bath emollient that soothes skin but I've been noticing it's not effective, and the chemicals stink up my body, though it's more noticeable to me than my surroundings. I think not! Same thing for my body (cuz i wash it with water only, and what's important it's that it is 100% natural). I scrub my hair every morning with water going through the same routine as before, only without the shampoo. I dunno how I feel about giving up the soap, but I do heartily recommend shower gloves to all - they feel great and leave your skin feeling wonderful. No More Tight Skin Cleaning your face without soap is actually as simple as it sounds. And I'm so glad that the soap free is working for you. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on June 26, 2013: I would think you could just go ahead and do whatever you normally do with Veet. I also stopped using soap many years ago. 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 already water-only wash my face on the days between the OCM method, so going soap-free for my body wasn’t a big deal to me personally. After everything was said and done, Hamblin realised what other no-soap/no-shower devotees have known for years: that the human body, functioning on its own, is actually quite lovely. It isn't dirty really though as it gets thoroughly washed, scrubbed and brushed daily. Lemon juice in a spray bottle for deodorant. I also have been just using apple cider vinegar with a silicone vibrating scrubber on my face for about two years now and my skin has never been clearer. I wouldn't consider this a Pro Tip unless if it helpful to anyone who tried it. We asked several dermatologists to weigh in on the definitive way to take a shower. I also find that I spend way less time in the shower which saves waste. It's true, no stank. It really did fix my black pubes..... ( sorry about that ), Hello to all, the contents existing at this site are in fact remarkable for people knowledge, well, keep up the nice work fellows. But somewhere along the line it got taken to mean 1% of the general population, which magnifies the sensitizing nature of lanolin by as much as 6000% and is patently false). I'll keep my fingers crossed for you. As soon as I dropped the soap and simply rinsed it well with warm water while in the shower, it started looking and feeling great. Much prefer to buy an ice cream or coffee. On the hair -- it will be awful for at least a week. Give it a try, it'll take a week or two for your body to get used to it, but after that you'll be naturally oil balanced. Darker, heavier and coarser. I guess I will have to give these up if I am going no-soap/no-poo. My body has no more eczema, itching or dry skin, I can't believe it and its not even been a week. At least now I have some documentation to back up my claim. .unless of course, they're just as nasty. Thank you! I never get pimples or blackheads. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on November 18, 2013: I have created my own deodorant out of Extra-Virgin Coconut Oil as the base with vegan wax, organic cornstarch, aluminum-free sodium bicarbonate & essential oils. Getting really great feedback if anyone here is interested. I'm gonna try this when I shower at the gym tomorrow. Shower-only Today I opted for salt and I plan on continuing with this. I just use a silicone scrubber for any wet scrubbing. When you're sweaty and stinky, you might feel like you need soap—but you probably don't. For the foam lover there are shaving soap and shaving cream. But it was the only work-from-home week in my foreseeable future, and I hoped to ride out my smelliness in peace. I'm not even close to a hippie, surprisingly. And I get compliments on my hair several times a week usually. I don't personally consider that to be a bad thing—I think my skin smells nice even without perfumes, and I used to wonder about exactly what the combination of my shampoo, conditioner, soap, and moisturizer scents was adding up to. and I am always soft all over. 1. I haven't used soap, body wash, or shampoo for 4 months now, and don't plan on ever using it again. 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. God damned hippies. Surfactants have a head part and a tail part (a bit like sperm if that helps. DO NOT USE SOAP WHEN TRANSITIONING! 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. Thank you for writing this article. It has happened to the best of us. I'll definitely give it a try! Went cold turkey. She, too, uses only water to wash, even though she is “at the gym sweating buckets six hours a week”. I’m not forgoing bathing completely; I still shower daily, just with water and nothing else, and still wash my hands with soap. I tested out the theory a few times with different soaps and in every case, I smelled better without it. It really doesn't look greasy like I thought it would. She's completely entertaining and has tons of recipes and suggestions posted. If so, can I have the link? Okay, Im 3 days in and so far loving it. That mix takes care of the actual "cleaning" of your hair -- so mine didn't ever *feel* greasy --but it looked and felt different. Your hair will get oily often (transition period which is normal) but it is really great option and won't destroy the hair like other options could and will leave you hair silky and easy to brush. My hair is shoulder length. I bet they would be awesome under soap free conditions as well. I haven't told anyone about this and I don't get any complaints of nasty smells or body odor from people. It will reset your biological timer and all your effort will be for nothing. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on May 06, 2013: Not at all! heat damage is heat damage. You step into the shower, fiddling with the temp controls, only to find there is no hot water. The tail part is hydrophobic. (I also tried washing with honey and rinsing with lemon juice. I will definitely feedback. It's great. I have found that I can go for a week without a shower, so long as I wash the nasty bits with a wet washcloth about mid week. I do use soap if I happen to get covered with motor oil or anything else non water soluble but inevitably, by the end of the next day I'll have developed an odor. I hope my bentonite recipe helps. I've been soap free except for my pits all my life. I think I'm taking more time and care solely because I'm not using soap. I am brushing a lot during the day. Hop out, dry yourself off, and wait 15 minutes. The only reason I would give up would be because I miss the 'shiny' look. Mine's shoulder length and I don't usually do anything but blow-dry it...so when it gets that weird stiff feeling it also looks really different. Moviestarplanet user - rØe | to get the special Ø just copy it or go to google and write o with a slash I dry scrub my body, then I use an oil blend I created based on some research of essential oils. The No-Soap Experiment Naturally, my soap strike officially began on one of the record-hottest days of the summer. Luckily, you have a few options available to you, such as taking a sponge bath, or if you have a bit more water, a navy shower. Most people recommend "washing" with a baking soda/water mixture, then conditioning with a vinegar/water rinse. I feel like I was fooled my whole life with this, I would react the same way had I not tried it myself. The message was indeed delivered poorly but is true. Hard water has an alkaline pH. See how it goes. so how do i do it? "Fuck you, hippie" and "Willikers, I might even try this". I just started oil cleansing. You'll just scrub without soap. If not, stay with me here). Kind of irrelevant but I'll share anyway. Not sure if that's due to all the grease, ha ha. I'm enjoying this. No Soap, No Shampoo, No Problem: Why Some Paleo Followers Are Shunning Conventional Hygiene Products Sarah Ballantyne sweats so much at her hour-plus CrossFit sessions, she leaves a … And it can be done without smelliness of any kind. Been showering sans shampoo for almost four months now, just axed soap a few weeks ago. It was then or never. You can't just stand under the water and hope for the best. PS. Are you still using just water? Kind of makes you wonder why we're all so soap fixated, huh? I'm betting you'll love it! *shudder* I don't know how people do it... Keep me posted on how the experimentation goes! Just as cigarette smoke or extra strong perfumes in enclosed areas are offensive, so is a vagina that smells like rotting fish. Humans have become accustomed to using soap, and well some of my paternal family live in a moderate country (borderline low). After that you will start to notice the difference. You will also be smelly during that time. If she hadn't told us we wouldn't have noticed. the 'alternative medicine' crowd, who very usually are lacking in scientific understanding and most likely got their information from the real villains who spread mistrust of mainstream medicine and capitalize on it by exploiting the ignorant and gullible and the skincare industry in general respectively. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on November 13, 2013: Oooh - tell me about your deodorant. It works wonderfully. So pleased I read your hub!!!! When I came home from work, I would splash My advice is to not tell anyone. Water-only baths work best if you live in a soft water area because the water also has an acidic pH. I haven't been using shampoo for a few months now, i'll have to give the no-soap thing a shot next. And really much, much cheaper! :), Love your site. I stopped using all kinds of bath and skin/hair care products (soap, shampoo, conditioners, lotions, pomade etc.) Even when water is scarce, you still need to keep clean. Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps. First of all you will need to wear new clothes each day. I am highly allergic. This way, I know that my hair pretty much smells like my shampoo (yummy!) I don't use soap or shampoo to wash or shave, I have found that if I use body oil the razor glides beautifully and I end up with super soft skin afterwards. The idea came about from a study in the 1950s, and of the sufferers of severe dermatitis and other skin conditions similar to that the lanolin that they were using (which wasn't anything like as purified as it should be) caused problems for only 1% of those people. I only use conditioner, without shampoo, though. I associated "clean" with that tight-skin feeling that soap gives you, and of course, no soap, no tightness. Put on a new bandage after you dry off. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on July 12, 2013: I suppose it depends on your definition of "necessary" .... but I definitely still wear it. 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. Learn to take a soap-free shower that still gets you clean as a whistle. When I get out, if I want my hair to get a nice smell i just put water and few drops of essential oil in spray bottle and put on my hair. Do you have your own site? . But that feeling is more psychological than physical. Now I plan on removing my pits from soap addiction. You get over that feeling after a week or two. I brush it and leave it, no blow drying. But me, personally, I almost never get so dirty that I need soap. And how do you normally wear your hair -- short or long? 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 far so good. (CNN)-- Too lazy to have a shower?Worry no more, there's a lotion for that. Now that I'm older it's become harder to deal with now that my body is my temple; rashes tend to leave marks and minor scarring (it bothers me) and my maternal nan can no longer moisturise my tender skin the way she used to when I was a baby. This looks really good to try to I'm definitely going to do exactly that. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Do you see the redundancy? You could try and see if it works for you, I really hope it does! Plus, after a month or so, it started absorbing tons of water -- so it took forever to blow dry and it could go all day without air-drying. I have hard water, so I assumed it was just hard water mineral buildup or sebum buildup from the transitional period that was hard to wash away with just water. My skin has really improve its no longer dry. I currently use oil and scrub gloves to shower. If you're not in a shower or bathtub and have no access to running water, you can use bottled water instead. It's lighter on the wallet too. I'm so pleased and would highly recommend giving it a go. Thought you might like the honesty. water-only washing! Washing Hair With Water Only is seen as an ultimate goal within the No Poo world. I can't get over how it just stays in place and the most important thing is (my husband hasn't noticed that im not using shampoo-he is a stickler for cleanliness - so if he doesn't think it looks dirty then that's fine by me). That was from something I read. Eventually my hair gets really heavy and starts absorbing so much water that I can't get it dried. pull my hair up (i do NOT get it wet in the hot water. If you are interested in water only washing and the no soap method you are in the right place I stopped using shampoo and soap more than a year ago. I was looking for info about going no-poo in the rest of my cleansing. The thing is, she sweats buckets but she doesn't smell at all - I feel she only uses water (tends to be cold there). Once I get an idea in my head, I tend to go slightly overboard. That's on my list of things to try...but I haven't made the leap yet. Please be considerate of your co-workers and loved ones, especially those who have to be intimate with you. . I use a wash rag to remove any excess oil and thats it. I use hair gel all the time so should I use shampoo or not ? I'm dying to know if it stays good for you long-term. I've been using it for months (I've tried every brand and homemade recipe I could find and only one worked for me but it also burned my pits something horrible, I've still got a slight discoloring on one small spot from it). If your job (or hobby) involves grease or paint or other things that aren't water soluble, you might legitimately need soap to get clean. There are downsides! :). It gives my migraine, probably buying the cheap stuff. If ever I were to get covered in mud or dirt or some other kind of grime, I might use some soap. You don't need soap and it's even better to not use soap except on your hands. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol. It'll get better...but mine never got enough better. Our girls are 4.5 and almost 2 and with the exception of a couple of baths at a friend’s house we’ve only ever bathed them with water – no soap or shampoo. But even if you're not quite so gung-ho about all this, there are some really good reasons why you might want to give it a try. I've had nothing but positive results from it. I don't know whether to drop that and shampoo it in the morning. I been soap free for about two months now. Right. It hasn't hit me until now why my grandma doesn't use soap. So glad I found your page here. I did it happily for over a year and felt rather brilliant about it all. I don't smell bad, 'good' according to the few I asked. :). Without the soap I've gone 3 or 4 days without a bath and not smelled at all. I've read about people who've had great success without the shampoo -- but I wonder if they just have a really different type of hair. (Some people make a fuss about 'lanolin' perceiving it to be an irritant, and it can be but it's incredibly rare. I will say that I haven't managed to kick the shampoo habit. I had been water-only for 2+ months and noticed my hair kept a small bit of buildup on it no matter how often or how infrequently I water-washed it. If you're anything like me, the first few times you do this, you might not feel clean while you're actually in the shower. The fact that soap foams helps water get under dirt and grease more easily. I stopped taking a shower everyday in the winter a few years ago when my doctor pointed out that the tiny itchy spots on my chest and stomach area were winter eczema. I will report back here in 6 months. With my body, I've been trying different things, but I'm learning that exfoliation is a must, cold water is best, and I just leave a spray bottle of ACV in the shower and spritz my pits, pubes, face, and hair - scrubbing it into my scalp while it soaks into my face and elsewhere, then I rinse, exfoliate my body with a scrub brush, and hop out. 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. I had an itchy back for a few weeks now and it's going away. I'll vouch. Running bodies of water, such as creeks and streams, will work in a pinch. Shower gel and water are quick to use, but can be harmful to the skin and the shaver. So how does this all work? After I became vegan, I gradually switched to vegan and organic shower gel. Over all your hair will be softer and you will start to smell nicer as your natural hormone odor will get through. But no (body) soap is pretty easy. I know that I would smell like shit after a day of just showering with water...my feet in particular. I can't sign up until I know the ingredients. Jackie Hong hasn’t used soap on her body in seven years. It even has some pretty great benefits. However? Ladies dig that. Quick summary: amazingly, you need virtually no soap. My skin can rest easy now, and I hope yours can too! . I guarantee you'll feel as squeaky clean as usual. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. It's now the envy of the office (so I'm told). It's about wine, though, so not so much related to these articles. Deodorant and rare hair conditioner remain useful. Don't be afraid to 'live dirty.' I so desperately wanted it to). I have two reactions. Too much hot water can actually be bad for our bodies, according to experts in hair and skin care. Tips that improve your life in one way or another. Water Only No Soap Shower January 22nd, 2016 | 2 minutes to read Due to my sensitive skin, I have been using neutral ph-value shower gel since puberty. But scrub down. But two others did stick—the oil-cleansing method and the soap-free shower. Turn on your shower faucet until the water is coming out cold. My dentist has even taken me off of using toothpaste. 3. (There's a really great thread on crunchybetty.com where everyone gives their various recipes for doing this -- but in short, too much baking soda will dry your hair out and too much vinegar will make it feel greasy.) Which is how I happened to remove all soaps and shampoos from my skin- and hair-care routine—in the same week. bccgckdcedae. Although I expected to stink to high heavens (doing construction work). We were disgusted to learn that my grandma hasn't been using soap despite bathing daily due to the humid and dusty atmosphere. It all started when she met a high school art teacher who told her he hadn’t washed with soap in two decades. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on June 26, 2014: That's an awesome suggestion -- and SO MUCH EASIER than any other homemade deodorant recipe I've seen! Granted, I don't do anything during the day that makes me particularly dirty, so a good rinse every day keeps me fresh. There's NO WAY you can smell clean down there without using some sort of cleanser whether natural or conventional. Thank you so much for this information! The experiment was done to explore the necessity of covering our bodies with complex detergents, moisturizers, fragrances, etc. More precaution is useful during cold and flu season, but even then you only need to wash your hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds. Try taking a soap-free shower and save money. Today I am going to explain how it works, how to do it effectively but also, importantly, why Water Only Hair Washing isn’t for everyone. I just wish I loved wine. I'm loving the new me...no soap, shampoo, or Deodorant and I smell Fresh! Thanks for this post, I'm glad to see my grandma hasn't gone nuts and that I might be heading towards the right direction with what's suitable for my skin and potentially the environment. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on May 03, 2013: Oh, bummer. recently while washing with soap i have been getting very itchy in my private part and it's kind of scary, will star the no soap thing tomorrow! I would like to say that THIS HUB IS AWESOME!!! He said that if you like it, use it, but that it doesn't really help. I am hoping for the best. lizlauder (author) from Western New York on June 24, 2014: There's lots of useful alternatives -- good luck finding something that works for you! shampoo-free) experiment did not work out. Remove that top layer of dead and dying skin cells. Disgusting isn't a fitting enough adjective. Sans shampoo is the best. Great at removing dirt, oil and grease, but doesn't dry you out. Showering with water only will not really get you clean. Its like being given freedom and permission to not spend money. It started simply because I didn't have any and couldn't afford to get some for several days. No, no—you still need to I am now going on 14 months without using soap or shampoo. Even when I come home sweaty and muddy and disgusting from a cross-country run, it's nothing a little extra scrubbing can't take care. The key is exfoliation. So I decided to do the water only method. So far so good but less than a week in. Definitely check out Cruchy Betty, if you're interested in homemade facial care and other cleaning-type stuff. My face is normally oily, but since I have started this, my oil production is actually leveling out. And you can put your body wash savings to good use somewhere else. 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