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10 Best No Poo Cleansing Alternatives For Your Natural Hair

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I mentioned that I would be following more of the Curly Girl Method in my hair care regimen lately, especially since there are several different methods that can be used in order to cleanser your tresses besides using shampoo.  And even though I know what steps to take to properly cleanse and follow the Curly Girl Method, it can be sometimes difficult to pick out a quick fix without always having to DIY my cleansing step on wash day. Here’s where my top ten picks for my no poo cleansing alternatives for your natural hair.

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10 Best No Poo Cleansing Alternatives For Your Natural Hair

Step_1_KC_300x3001. Naturalicious Morrocan Rhassoul Clay 5-in-1 Treatment 

INGREDIENTS: Moroccan Lava Rhassoul Clay, Deionized Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Vegetable Glycerin, Theobroma cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Olea europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Vitis Vinfera (Grape) Seed Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Phenoxyethanol

MielleOrganics_DetanCowash-resized_1024x10242. Mielle Organics Detangling Cowash

Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Cocos Nucifera(coconut) oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Chloride, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit, Cetyl Alcohol, Simmondsia Chinensis *(Organic Jojoba) Seed oil, Crambe Abyssinica (Abyssinia) Seed oil, Sclerocarya Birrea (Marula) Kernal oil, Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba (Guar) Gum, Hydrolyzed Silk( Silk Amino Acids), Potassium Sorbate, Polyaminopropyl Biguanide, Phthalate-Free Fragrance, Tocopherol, Citirc acid

81aZXiS8H9L._SX522_3. As I Am Coconut Co Wash

Ingredients: Aqueous (Water, Aqua Purificada, Purified) Extracts: Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) and Citrus Reticulata (Tangerine)¹, Cetyl Alcohol², Cetrimonium Chloride, Cetearyl Alcohol², PEG-40 Castor Oil, Stearlkonium chloride, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil², Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil¹, Phytosterols¹, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract¹, Quaternium-18, Potassium Sorbate, Fragrance/Parfum, Limonene, Methylisothiazolinone

SBS-6710274. Design Essentials Coconut & Monoi Coconut Milk Foaming Co-Wash

Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Propanediol, Cetrimonium Chloride, Glycerin, Glycol Distearate, Steareth-4, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Dimethiconol Panthenol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Hydroxypropyl Guar, Fragrance (Parfum), Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Water, Hydrolyzed Milk Protein, Silk Amino Acids, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Gardenia Taitensis (Tiare) Flower Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Milk, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Coumarin, Limonene

d40b158eb850f09a97b873584df5c61d-1125x1000 810Oaj0J0QL._SY355_5. Bentonite Clay Or Rhassoul Clay

61iYYwc34GL._SX522_6. Shea Moisture Coconut + Hibiscus Co Wash 

Ingredients: Deionized water, Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Cetyl Esters, Kaolin Clay, Grapeseed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (Jojoba), Behentrimonium Chloride, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Extract, Salix Alba (Willow Bark) Extract, Melia Azadirachta Seed Oil (Neem), Sorbitol Esters, Aloe barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), African Black Soap Extract, Sea Salt, Rosemary Extract, Caprylyl Glycol

curly-hair-product-curlicious-large7.Curlicious Curls Cleansing Cream  Sulfate Free Cleanser

Ingredients: Water, Sodium Cocyl Isethionate, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Steric Acid, Glycerin, Behentrimonium Methosulfate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Polyquaternium-7, Fragrance, Silk Amino Acids, Panthenol, Daucus Carota Sativa (carrot) seed oil, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Aesculus Hipocastanum (Horse Chestnut) extract, Salvia Officinalis (sage) leaf extract, Dimethicone Peg-7 avocadoate, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Triethanolamine, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Caramel.

71OA-MZIc9L._SX522_8. Eden Body Works Coconut Shea Cleansing Co Wash 

Ingredients: Water, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera), Butryospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil

8391010649phpMXOjbY9. Oyin Handmade Honey Wash

Ingredients: Saponified organic oils of coconut, olive, and jojoba, glycerine/vegetable gum extract, organic aloe vera gel, honey, jojoba oil, walnut oil, grapefruit seed and green tea extracts, rosemary extract, fragrance… and love!

devacurl-no-poo-de810.  Devacurl No Poo Conditioning Cleanser

Ingredients: Water, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Isopropyl Palmitate, Behentrimonium Chloride, Polyquaternium-7, Laureth-4, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Propylene Glycol, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Triticum Aestivum (Wheat) Peptide, Avena Sativa (Oat) Peptide, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Peptide, Melissa Officinalis Extract, Humulus Lupulus (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Schoenanthus Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Menthol, Citric Acid, Diazolidinyl Urea, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Fragrance.

Are you considering going the “No Poo” route with your natural hair? Have you used any of these cleansing alternatives? Share your thoughts with us below.

1 Discussion on “10 Best No Poo Cleansing Alternatives For Your Natural Hair”
  • So I just went through the big chop and most of my curls have bounced back however I’m dealing with the top portions which have the most heat damage. It’s been two months since my big chop, I know it takes time to recover from the heat damage, I just need help as to what shampoo would help while I transition to complete natural or even conditioners.

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