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  1. #1
    Stephanie
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    Default DIY Swimmer Shampoo?

    My kids have been taking advantage of a friend's pool and now their

    hair has a permanent odor of chlorine. Is there a DIY shampoo that

    will take out the clorine, or does anyone know of a good low cost -

    and preferably green/organic -- shampoo to buy?

    Thanks,

    Stephanie








  2. #2
    Carolyn Moen
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    Default DIY Swimmer Shampoo?

    <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"><tr><td valign="top" style="font: inherit;">Having 4 kids and all swimmers...I always used baby shampoo and added a few drops of scented oils. Never use any shampoo or oilswith the color green in it...the chlorine soaked hair will turn green...especially blondes.

    --- On Tue, 6/24/08, Stephanie <thedarks@astound.net> wrote:

    From: Stephanie <thedarks@astound.net>
    Subject: Budget101.com : DIY Swimmer Shampoo?
    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com
    Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 11:36 PM


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    My kids have been taking advantage of a friend's pool and now their
    hair has a permanent odor of chlorine. Is there a DIY shampoo that
    will take out the clorine, or does anyone know of a good low cost -
    and preferably green/organic -- shampoo to buy?
    Thanks,
    Stephanie

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  3. #3
    Liss
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    Default DIY Swimmer Shampoo?

    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3c.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/loose.dtd">
    <SPAN class="816391916-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">There is oneavailable on the Budget101.com site under Tips and Tricks for the ladies.</SPAN>
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    <SPAN class="816391916-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">~Liss</SPAN>
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    Cindy Sue Cindysioux@yahoo.com
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    Default DIY Swimmer Shampoo?

    <table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"><tr><td valign="top" style="font: inherit;">I looked allover the website and the forums and I did not find a recipe for this, can you give us an exact link?


















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    --- On Wed, 6/25/08, Liss <liss@budget101.com> wrote:

    From: Liss <liss@budget101.com>
    Subject: RE: Budget101.com : DIY Swimmer Shampoo?
    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com
    Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 10:25 AM


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    <SPAN class="816391916-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">There is oneavailable on the Budget101.com site under Tips and Tricks for the ladies.</SPAN>
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    <SPAN class="816391916-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">~Liss</SPAN>
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  5. #5
    Stephanie Dark
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    Default DIY Swimmer Shampoo?

    Liss said "<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: Georgia;font-size: 13px;">There is one available on the Budget101.com site under Tips and Tricks for
    the ladies."

    Liss - Can you provide the direct link? I went to the Tips & Tricks for Ladies section and didn't see any swim shampoo recipe.
    <div apple="true"> <span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate;color: rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family: Casual;font-size: 12px;font-style: normal;font-variant: normal;font-weight: normal;letter-spacing: normal;text-align: auto;text-indent: 0px;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate;color: rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family: Casual;font-size: 12px;font-style: normal;font-variant: normal;font-weight: normal;letter-spacing: normal;text-indent: 0px;text-transform: none;"><span class="Apple-style-span" style="border-collapse: separate;color: rgb(0, 0, 0);font-family: Casual;font-size: 12px;font-style: normal;font-variant: normal;font-weight: normal;letter-spacing: normal;text-indent: 0px;text-transform: none;"><br class="Apple-interchange-newline">Thanks,Stephanie<br class="Apple-interchange-newline">




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    Sheri Prest-Herman
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    Default DIY Swimmer Shampoo?

    I don&#39;t know if it is true because we have never had tons of pool swimming, but I heard if you use baking soda mixed with water to form a paste and rub it in the hair, it will take it out--especially the green in blonds. Good luck, hope it works--I don&#39;t see how it could harm anyway.
    Sheri


    On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 10:36 PM, Stephanie <thedarks@astound.net> wrote:

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    My kids have been taking advantage of a friend&#39;s pool and now their
    hair has a permanent odor of chlorine. Is there a DIY shampoo that
    will take out the clorine, or does anyone know of a good low cost -
    and preferably green/organic -- shampoo to buy?

    Thanks,
    Stephanie

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  7. #7
    Liss
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    Default DIY Swimmer Shampoo?

    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3c.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/loose.dtd">
    <FONT face="Georgia" size="2"><SPAN class="670343323-26062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS" size="3">>></SPAN>Liss - Can you provide the direct link? I went to the Tips & Tricks for Ladies section and didn't see any swim shampoo recipe.<SPAN class="670343323-26062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS" size="3"><<</SPAN>
    <FONT face="Trebuchet MS"><SPAN class="670343323-26062008"></SPAN>
    <FONT face="Trebuchet MS"><SPAN class="670343323-26062008">I actually posted it directly to the list yesterday, here it is again:</SPAN>
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    <FONT face="Trebuchet MS">Deep Cleansing Treatment For Hair - A Homemade Shampoo.

    This will help to remove "swimmer's hair" or the greenish tint hair can get
    from swimming in chlorinated water. This is a reaction between the copper in
    the algaecide and chlorine in the pool that is attracted to the hair. The
    more porous the hair, the green and drier it becomes.

    2 Tbsp. Baking soda
    1/4 cup Fresh lemon juice
    1 tsp. Mild shampoo

    To Make This Deep Cleansing Homemade Shampoo: Thoroughly mix all
    ingredients. Wet hair and massage with mixture making sure all the ends are
    coated. Cover head with a plastic bag or shower cap, and leave on for 20
    minutes. Apply heat from a blow dryer, if possible. Rinse, and shampoo as
    usual.

    This homemade shampoo is completely natural with no added toxins, additives,
    chemicals, or synthetic perfumes. Feel the rejuvenating effects of this
    purifying shampoo recipe. Here's a quick, inexpensive and easy packaging
    idea: Removing labels off empty glass jars. Relish jars, olive jars and baby
    food jars all work well. Spray paint the lids with a granite spray. Shampoos
    packaged in cobalt bottle or brushed aluminum bottles always present well.
    Or, place your homemade shampoo in decorative bottles. For an added touch,
    write the recipe on a little card and tie the recipe onto the bottle with
    ribbon or raffia.</P>


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    <SPAN class="670343323-26062008"></SPAN><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">A<SPAN class="670343323-26062008">nd also: More Hair Tips for Swimmers:</SPAN></P>[FONT]<SPAN class="670343323-26062008"></SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">1. When we had chlorine in our pool I used to rinse my hair in a blend of 1 c. white vinegar to 1 gal water. Worked great on hair and swimsuits. (My hair is Blonde though, not sure if that matters)</SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS"></SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">2. If you're hair has already turned green, wash it with a mix of shampoo and baking soda. (About a T of shampoo to 2 T of Baking Soda). It's yucky and hard to rinse, but works great. </SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS"></SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">3. A friend of mine swears by a mix of 2 T. Conditioner to a small spray bottle of water. She dampens her kids hair thoroughly prior to swimming, but I would think that if you are maintaining a pool this might cause an increase in the cost of chemical maintainance.</SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS"></SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">(Yet another reason why I LOVE the Saltwater system).</SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS"></SPAN>
    <SPAN class="299070818-25062008"><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">Best of luck to you,</SPAN>


    <SPAN class="670343323-26062008"></SPAN><FONT face="Trebuchet MS">L<SPAN class="670343323-26062008">iss</SPAN>

    </P><FONT face="Trebuchet MS"><SPAN style="COLOR: white;" width="1"></SPAN> </SPAN>



 

 

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