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How Sweeney Todd stopped me wasting my money on shampoos and conditioners.

I’m not really sure why I’m telling you this. It’s kinda personal really, but I’m a generous fellow and  like to pass on wisdom that has been passed on to me.

Michael, a friend of ours who is a well-known actor, was appearing in a stage production of  Sweeney Todd. The part required him to have lank, unkempt, greasy-looking hair. So he stopped shampooing or moisturising his golden locks and limited his toilette to simply letting the shower water run over his head.

The initial effect was that his hair did indeed fit the part – lank, unkempt and thoroughly unattractive. After a few weeks, however, the original sheen returned and, to his astonishment, his hair looked even better than it had before. It was soft, silky and luminescent. (I may be slightly exaggerating to make the point.)

When the production was over, he continued to wash his hair only in water, eschewing shampoo and conditioner. And he’s never looked back.  Read the rest of this entry »

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