When you first go natural, you may realize that you do not use as much shampoo since you it can be drying to your hair. However, shampooing can be necessary during your natural hair journey. From my experience clarifying shampoo is ideal when you feel like you have a ton of buildup on your scalp.
Clarifying shampoo is best used when you have tried cowashing or shampooing and your hair still feel dirty. It will get rid of excess oil and buildup. Clarifying shampoo is also a great way to clean your hair and scalp before you style it with heat, but only use it when needed. Using it too much can be very drying and can lead to breakage. When using clarifying shampoo, always rinse thoroughly and deep condition your hair immediately after shampooing.
Remember that shampoo is not bad, but it is best when it is used sparingly. How often do you use clarifying shampoo?