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#184637 - 10/09/09 03:46 AM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: RoverOver]
dweste Offline
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Registered: 02/16/08
Posts: 2463
Loc: Central California
16 fluid ounce bottle of No Rise shampoo in hand. $4.86 special order from WalMart pharmacy.

Ingredients per small print on label, in order [sp?]:

Water
Triethanolamine buytl sulfate
propylene glycol
cocamidopropyl betaine
fragrance
diazoldinyl urea
methylparaben
propylparaben
citric acid


Directions:

apply until hair is completely wet
massage to lather
dry thoroughly with a soft absorbent towel

I will deploy the product tomorrow morning and report.


Edited by dweste (10/09/09 04:26 AM)

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#184638 - 10/09/09 03:59 AM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: dweste]
RoverOver Offline
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Registered: 01/16/09
Posts: 32
Loc: Kali4nya
Hey DWESTE! Make Positively sure,you don't get any in your mouth,since the 3rd in order ingredient happens to be Propylene Glycol,Depending on it's purity of course,that was the same stuff found in the Chinese Cough Syrup&Toothpaste,a few yrs ago in Panama!It Killed Hundreds of people!It's the Main Ingredient to Anti-Freeze.Be Careful!

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#184674 - 10/09/09 03:15 PM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: Kona1]
Todd W Offline
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Registered: 11/14/04
Posts: 1928
Loc: Mountains of CA
Originally Posted By: Kona1
"No Rinse" type products can be found at good pharmacies or stores catering to the care of the elderly.


IMHO- if it requires you stock another product I would just stock water.

Sorry I can't be more help than that.
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#184679 - 10/09/09 03:19 PM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: Todd W]
dweste Offline
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Registered: 02/16/08
Posts: 2463
Loc: Central California
Todd W - The idea is to get clean without using water, or its weight and volume equivalent, to stretch out your potable water supply as water is often a limiting resource.

Edit: Water supply contamination, backpacking / surviving where there is little water or it is very time-consuming to filter and purify, out at sea without a working water maker or with one of limited capacity, when going to water is not positive for survival, etcetera.


Edited by dweste (10/09/09 03:24 PM)

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#184745 - 10/09/09 10:06 PM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: dweste]
Susan Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 5163
Loc: W. WA
I had read something many years ago about cornmeal and a shower cap, but I've never tried it. Maybe I can do it on my two sick days off, but no promises.

Sue

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#184749 - 10/09/09 10:33 PM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: Susan]
MDinana Offline
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Registered: 03/08/07
Posts: 2186
Loc: Bluegrass
I have to agree, hair hygene is pretty low on my list. Though if one has lice, maybe it would be more important. Then I'd personally just shave, but I hear gasoline kills lice too. Not that I really endorse that idea (Michael Jackson rerun, anyone?)

Where I live right now, I'd just dunk my head in a bay somewhere. which probably would leave me with enough oily residue to bring up the topic in the above paragraph.

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#184755 - 10/09/09 11:01 PM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: NightHiker]
Dagny Offline
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Registered: 11/25/08
Posts: 1916
Loc: Washington, DC
Originally Posted By: NightHiker
I'd just shave my head.


I might do that, too. After I run out of the emergency stash of foil and highlighter that I'll soon be obtaining from my hairdresser.

Perhaps I should offer my hairdresser a lift when we evacuate.

It would weigh heavily on my morale.



;-)

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#184768 - 10/10/09 12:52 AM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: Dagny]
MDinana Offline
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Registered: 03/08/07
Posts: 2186
Loc: Bluegrass
Originally Posted By: Dagny
Originally Posted By: NightHiker
I'd just shave my head.


I might do that, too. After I run out of the emergency stash of foil and highlighter that I'll soon be obtaining from my hairdresser.

Perhaps I should offer my hairdresser a lift when we evacuate.

It would weigh heavily on my morale.



;-)


And your hubbie's too! Best hair in the shelter. Oh yeah.

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#184775 - 10/10/09 01:24 AM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: MDinana]
Susan Offline
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Registered: 01/21/04
Posts: 5163
Loc: W. WA
Okay, the cornmeal has been in my hair for 18 minutes now, with a shower cap covering all. I picked out all the weevil maggots I could find, and the clots of cornmeal+webbing. This is some cornmeal that my brother left in the cupboard rather poorly covered, so I won't consider it waste.

The cornmeal doesn't stay in the shower cap all that well, and on my dark t-shirt, it looks like I've got a serious case of chunky dandruff. But we're talking survival, right?

I think I'll give it an hour. The cornmeal is now migrating down my neck. At least I think it's the cornmeal.

Breaking news will be reported as it happens.

Sue

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#184778 - 10/10/09 01:43 AM Re: Cleaning your hair without water? [Re: dweste]
Todd W Offline
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Registered: 11/14/04
Posts: 1928
Loc: Mountains of CA
Originally Posted By: dweste
Todd W - The idea is to get clean without using water, or its weight and volume equivalent, to stretch out your potable water supply as water is often a limiting resource.

Edit: Water supply contamination, backpacking / surviving where there is little water or it is very time-consuming to filter and purify, out at sea without a working water maker or with one of limited capacity, when going to water is not positive for survival, etcetera.


I've swam in the ocean many times and I would consider my hair to be "clean" when I got out.

Maybe it's just me but I guess I don't consider "clean hair" very high on my survival list... in fact I don't consider it at all.

You can go 30+ days w/out washing your hair and be fine in my opinion... If you haven't been around water for 30+ days you have more problems wink wink
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