Propylene glycol is found in most shampoos to give your shampoo its ‘glide’ and to maintain shelf life. It’s also the active compound in antifreeze,15 so just imagine what it could be doing to your hair!
To overcome problems associated with shampoos, you could start following the ‘pooh pooh’ movement whereby shampoo is avoided altogether.
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But many of us are oiling our hair to maintain healthy hair or have naturally oily hair, so going without shampoo may not be an option.
Alternatives to regular, harsh shampoos may be the way to go; you just need to find what works for you. Refer to the suggested shampoo tips in the Appendix I.