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welcome to modern mammals

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welcome to modern mammals

you've made it to the blog! that means you're one of the mammals, maybe a friend of one, or trying to give someone the gift of healthier hair. modern mammals isn't your typical hair care company slinging fads and fragrances. we were born as a group of guys, testing products on our heads and looking for something better. from day one the mammals has been made up of guys (and some adventurous ladies and children!) from coast to coast, the midwest, texas, small towns, grad students, former college athletes, and internet-only friends we've never met.  when you go modern mammal...

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the formula

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the formula

a power-packed formula for healthier hair and scalp care we tested product iterations on our own heads to develop the best formula for you and us. this is the entire ingredient list and why each one is in the product: power ingredients: organic aloe vera juice: our base ingredient, this repairs dead and dry scalp, softens and hydrates the hair, and gives hair a healthy shine activated charcoal: a detox for the scalp, preventing dryness, flaking, and itch rosemary extract: a powerful natural ingredient for hair follicle strength, helping hair stay thick, strong, and growing dl panthenol: a super moisturizer for hair softness, that also protects hair...

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how often should I wash my hair? a 3-man example

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how often should I wash my hair? a 3-man example

How often should guys wash their hair? Here are a few daily routines and how you can think about maintenance rinsing. The hair care industry is notorious for trying to prescribe a washing regime that gets you to use their products more often (“lather, rinse, repeat”). Our belief at modern mammals is that everyone is different - your skin, your hair, and your daily routine are all unique to you. That means the answer of “how often should I wash” is going to depend on a lot of factors. Let’s take Mark, a graduate student who goes running 5 days...

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tips for using the product

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tips for using the product

first of all - don't expect lather. we are focused on your hair health, so you have to ditch the suds. instead of just squeezing it into your palm and plopping it on your head, spread it in your hands a little first so that you can rub it around your hair easier. give yourself a head massage if you'd like. after that, rinse it all out with water. the great thing about our product is that, without foam, you're able to control how lightly you want to wash that day. some days you can just do a light refresh...

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introducing the shampoo alternative for guys

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introducing the shampoo alternative for guys

Hey man, did you get the memo? Guys are giving up shampoo! As we continue to seek healthier ways of living, most have come to learn how shampooing is unnaturally intense for our heads. Basically, your body is well evolved and likes to keep itself in balance. When you shampoo, your hair and scalp are over-dried and react by creating additional oils. The result? Your hair cycles back and forth between way too dry and way too greasy. That’s how shampoo companies get you on a complex routine.  Shampoo is an issue for men in particular. Not only can it...

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