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MaryMarx
January 20th, 2018, 05:18 AM
Hi! I wonder if there are people here that has been using clay for a long time, like a couple of years? I really like the clay washing but have been thinking about how it's gonna work in the long run. Did you experience anything particular after let's say a year? Dryness, flaky scalp and so on. :)

lapushka
January 20th, 2018, 08:41 AM
I would not exclusively clay wash. Clay washing is nice to clarify once in a while, say once every few weeks to a month, but I wouldn't do it as my "regular" shampoo. It could be, and probably is, way too harsh, just like BS (baking soda).

Reyn127
January 21st, 2018, 12:57 PM
I have never personally done a clay wash so I don’t have firsthand experience, but I agree with lapushka. I decided against it myself once I did a bit of research into washing with baking soda - clay also has a very high PH, so I figured it wouldn’t be the best for my hair. I don’t know just how strong it is, but I would keep an eye on how dry your hair is, for sure.

MaryMarx
January 22nd, 2018, 09:18 AM
Oh, damn. I do ACV rinses but maybe that's not enough to restore the PH?

Reyn127
January 22nd, 2018, 10:43 PM
Any sort of acid rinse will help return the PH closer to normal. But it is still harsh on your hair to put it through a very high PH solution in the first place. My own hair is pretty fine, so I decided not to risk it, but people with coarser hair might not have to be so cautious, necessarily.

MaryMarx
January 23rd, 2018, 10:32 AM
Thanks, Reyn127. I will definitely consider all this!