Archive for June 21st, 2009
The following is from a London Evening Standard article and shows that Prince Harry is nearly as wise as I am”
Hair gets down and dirty
Prince Harry hasn’t washed his hair for two years? Eeuw! Or is he just cleverer than the rest of us, with the perfect, credit-crunch, no-care hair-care solution?
It sounds revolting, and he’s not the only famous name who’s doing it, judging by recent pictures of Alice Dellal, Alexa Chung and the Geldof girls, who all look like they could do with a good wash and blow-dry. But skipping the shampoo isn’t necessarily such a bad thing.
“Sebum, the oil we secrete to lubricate our hair, is anti-viral and cleansing,” says Kensington hair maestro Valentino, who has had phases of not washing his hair for years on end (at the moment, he washes it around once every six weeks).
“When you wash your hair, you upset the natural pH [acid/alkaline balance] of the scalp and that has a knock-on effect on the whole body.”
You can read the whole article on this page.