Could shampoo be thing of past? Millions of us spend lot of time and money on it, but is it necessary? Shampoo sales have gone down lot in UK recently as more people are changing their hair-washing habits. recent study by Nielsen, consumer analyst company, said: "People are working from home…and fewer people are smoking, so [they] are using less shampoo less frequently than before." ecosalon.com website said shampooing regularly may be reason hair gets so greasy. Shampoo makes scalp dry, so head produces more oil, which you then shampoo again to remove. The site said: "By shampooing less often, your scalp naturally reduces its production of [oil]."
However, many people say shampoo is good for hair. Mark Coray, former president of National Hairdressers' Federation in UK, says there is no benefit to not washing your hair. He said: "Shampoo is not abrasive or harsh to scalp….The ingredients in shampoo help hair to look so [glossy]….The hair's oil may build up so it starts to look like it is shiny...but it will not self-clean." hair loss clinic in London, The Belgravia Centre, said: "Rinsing your hair is not going to be very effective after certain activities that make scalp sweaty, such as exercising or using sauna." It added: "Rinsing will also not remove bacteria or clean excess oil from your scalp if you have greasy hair."