Go on, sniff my hair – it’s delicious!

10 Nov
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From the LUSH website.

When I travel, I take a bar of LUSH shampoo with me. That way I don’t need to use the hotel shampoo, which keeps one piece of single use plastic out of a landfill or – just as likely – the ocean. The added bonus is that LUSH products smell delicious and lather up like a beast. The only (potential) problem? The shampoo bar I like has all kinds of seeds and fibers imbedded in it. I’m not sure exactly what purpose they serve, but…

…When I rinse my hair it often looks as if I’ve just used my hands to toss a quinoa bowl, which isn’t exactly what you’re looking for out of a shower. Kitchen? Yes. Shower? No.

…I fear that if I don’t rinse my hair well, I’ll become a walking bird feeder, doomed to a fate similar to Tippi Hedren’s. I imagine having to windmill my arms to fend off a flock of hungry sparrows.

…I wonder if I’m clogging up the plumbing by sending these seeds down the drain. And for the seeds that end up in the bottom of the shower and don’t go down the drain – what does the housekeeping staff think?

…On the positive side, in a survival scenario, I’m 80% confident I could eat my shampoo for the nutrients.

Are you sold?

 

2 Responses to “Go on, sniff my hair – it’s delicious!”

  1. Susan Whitaker (@suswhitaker) November 10, 2019 at 7:53 pm #

    Emma likes their stuff. She’s trying to lower her use of plastics. I don’t think the bar shampoo she likes has seeds, tho!

    • Alison November 10, 2019 at 7:55 pm #

      When I went to their site to grab a photo I realized that they no longer carry the one I’m using (which smells amazing!). When I order my next bar, I’ll go for one without seeds. They have a lot to choose from and they all smell great.

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