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What Is No-Poo? All About the No-Poo Method

If you’re new to the Deva world, you may be a bit confused on what No-Poo is… is it a shampoo? Is it a conditioner? How do I use it? And we totally understand!

Keep reading to learn more about what No-Poo actually is, how to use it, the key ingredients, and more!

What is No-Poo?

No-Poo is our answer to a shampoo and a co-wash in one. Simply put, No-Poo is a conditioning cleanser. Traditional shampoos are usually packed with ingredients that can be harsh and drying for curly hair. No-Poo is a non-lathering cleanser that gently cleans the hair and scalp without stripping the natural oils that your curls need.

No-Poo comes in two different varieties based on your moisture needs—Original and Decadence. No-Poo Original provides essential moisture while No-Poo Decadence provides ultra moisture. Basically, if your hair tends to fall on the drier side and doesn’t retain moisture as easily, we recommend trying out the Decadence line!

Is it for me?

No-Poo isn’t for everyone, and that’s totally okay! We recommend using No-Poo if you have curly or super curly hair and if you’re okay with your cleanser not lathering. Some people prefer to have their cleanser provide a bit of lather which is why we offer our Low-Poo as well!

Low-Poo and No-Poo can be used interchangeably just depending on what your preferences are.

What’s in it?

No-Poo Original with grapeseed oil and peppermint oil gently cleanses and provides moisture. Because of the peppermint oil, you may actually feel some tingling on your scalp!

No-Poo Decadence, formulated with chufa milk and quinoa protein, help strengthen hair. Plus, it has a light floral scent that helps make every wash day feel luxurious!

How do I use it?

Getting the hang of using No-Poo is really the key to getting the most out of the product. Because so many people are used to their cleansers lathering, it can take some time getting used to a non-lathering cleanser.

  1. Wet curls and apply a generous amount of No-Poo to your scalp while scrubbing in.
  2. Rinse thoroughly by scrubbing your scalp with your fingertips and let the water move No-Poo through your ends. Remember, it’s all about water + friction.
  3. Follow with your favorite conditioner.

The most important thing we can say while using our No-Poos is to make sure you’re scrubbing the product in and out with your fingertips. Because No-Poo doesn’t lather, you need to manually make sure that the product is being distributed through your hair and scalp and being rinsed out thoroughly!

Have any questions about No-Poo? Leave them below!


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