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Tales of cars and shampoo from the comfort of a salon chair

What kind of shampoo or car should I buy?

By Fionnuala McGovern

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Tales of cars and shampoo from the  comfort of a salon chair

This week in the salon a couple of conversations stuck out in my mind.
The first one was a chat about shampoo and how some clients find some shampoos really good and others rubbish.
I think if you can afford it, salon shampoos are definitely worth it.
Joico in my salon costs €14. We then started chatting about not using shampoo when washing the hair as the hair is supposed to self wash after a month or so.
There is a Facebook page called No Poo(shampoo) which a couple of my clients have tried out. I do remember them being very happy with the results but these clients reverted back to shampoo, purely for handiness.
There are lots of different ingredients people can use. A common one is baking soda as a shampoo and cider vinegar as a conditioner. I have decided to give this a go and I will let you know how I get on.

Chat about cars
The other chat that was memorable was one where people were discussing which car they should buy.
Is petrol, deisel or hybrid better? What should you opt for?
I bought a car last week but I have carried out a lot of research before I got to that stage. My own car, a Toyota Avensis, 2 litre diesel costs €710 to tax and being a 2005 was on its way out. My first outing was to a car dealer in Enniskillen where I thought I would take advantage of cheaper cars. I drove a fabulous Skoda Superb, 1.6 litre diesel. It was a 2013 and all in including import tax was € 10.000.I really wanted that car.
My next outing was to a garage in south Donegal . I was told about the benefits of the new diesel cars.
So, I was told that the petrol car may suit me. I generally do the school runs and short distance to work.
I did not find that many petrol cars that I like and I am used to big cars so I decided to check out the showrooms in Dublin.
After two trips, I invested in a Toyota Hybrid, 1.8 litre petrol with 60,000 miles.
A Hybrid means battery, you dont plug it in, it is self charging and apparently a fantastic car. I pick it up this week.
Wish me luck.
For more information on shampoos, hair and hybrids, don't hesitate to contact me on 071 98 43777.