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Washing my hair with dog shampoo tomorrow!

Discussion in 'Dog Chat' started by shingigz, Mar 12, 2019.


  1. shingigz

    shingigz PetForums Member

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    I have run out of shampoo... except one that makes my hair feel like straw, so I smothered coconut oil on my hair tonight and it is wrapped in a turban ready to be washed out in the morning.

    I haven't done the coconut-oil routine for a while, and I forgot the drill and thought I could just wash it out with conditioner in the morning.

    Nope.

    So all I have is baby shampoo, which also makes my hair feel like straw, and dog shampoo, so I guess that will have to do.

    Just thought I would share this with the forum and update when I've washed it tomorrow.
     
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    I look forward to the review! Which dog shampoo is it?
     
  3. shingigz

    shingigz PetForums Member

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    I have three to choose from :confused:

    1) Richard's Organics Moisturising Shampoo - with oatmeal, echinacea and sweet almond oil

    2) Dirty Dogs Getting Fruity - mango and passionfruit

    3) Pet Head Puppy Fun - orange

    Decisions, decisions...
     
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    kittih PetForums VIP

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    No 1. That way if someone asks you the make they wont go :eek: at the desription of dirty dogs getting fruity or pet head. :D
     
  5. shingigz

    shingigz PetForums Member

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    I think number 1 is the best to choose. They say necessity is the mother of invention - it may be a roaring success. I doubt it, though.
     
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    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Or Fairy Liquid? ;)
     
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    The shampoo for the dogs is a lot posher than the one I usually use! :D:D:oops::p
     
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    LFlattie PetForums Newbie

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    I find that the dog shampoo actually leaves my hair feeling nicer than good ol tresseme and takes longer for it to look greasy
     
  9. magpi

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    I,m sure your hair will be soft and glossy!!
     
  10. Blitz

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    what is wrong with using dog shampoo. I expect it is all much the same. I used to use cheap Lidl or Tesco shampoo on me, the dogs and the horses but I quite like the smell of the dog shampoo I bought on a whim so I use that on the dogs. Not used it on me cos it costs too much and I am not sure I would like the smell on me.
     
  11. shingigz

    shingigz PetForums Member

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    Nothing wrong with it as such, but I think it is something about pH levels in human/dog shampoos being different. I'm just glad I thought of it otherwise it would have been Fairy Liquid!

    I have used it now and am just letting my hair air-dry as per usual. It was a bit harder to brush, even after a good conditioning, but no harm done I don't think.
     
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    I have used fairy liquid on everyone too. And horse mane and tail detangler on my daughter's hair when she was young. When I met my husband he always used fairy liquid!
     
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    :D They sound very tasty!
     
  14. shingigz

    shingigz PetForums Member

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    I hear a lot of ladies in the 'long-hair community' use Mane 'n Tail with good results. Fairy Liquid would be too harsh on my hair.
     
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    Never. Ecover washing up liquid is OK though - just a pea-sized amount.
     
  17. Animallover26

    Animallover26 I am me.

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    So, how did it go. I like the sound of number 2 - mango and passion fruit.
     
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    shingigz PetForums Member

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    Well, it went ok... No different to normal shampoo really, and better than the last one I used. If I run out again I won't be so worried, and will try the mango and passionfruit.

    I have made an appointment at the hairdressers for Friday. I have let my hair appointments slip because I now have a dog and didn't want to leave him, but they said I can bring him with me.

    I had bought a shampoo that isn't tested on amimals, and it sounded all good and nature-y and such, but boy did it leave my hair rough! On top of that it is too long. So this morning I put it in a ponytail and just sliced off a couple of inches with paper scissors! It feels so much better, and the hairdresser will neaten it out on Friday.
     
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    Animallover26 I am me.

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    Good to know about the dog shampoo.

    I cut my hair like that all time ...... wouldn't recommend it long term though .......... I keep my hair in a ponytail and am not overly bothered how I look so it doesn't matter as much for me. Haven't seen a hairdresser in years, need to though really.
     
  20. Lurcherlad

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    I’ve used it once or twice with no drama ;)
     
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