(Closed) Do I need to wash my hair before I get to the salon?

posted 9 years ago in Beauty
  • poll: Do I need to wash my hair before I get to the salon?



    othe (please explain)

  • Post # 3
    1462 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    i was told to wash my hair the day before the trial and the hair is easier to work with

    Post # 4
    1073 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Check with your stylist.  Normally they like the hair to be dirty because it’s easier to style.  Fresh, clean hair just won’t hold curl and what-not as well.

    Post # 5
    1171 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I was first told that I should wash it the morning of.  Then was chastised for washign my hair.  So, call your stylist.  :/  Sorry I couldn’t provide a better answer. 

    Post # 6
    2469 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I was told not to wash my hair for two days before

    Post # 7
    6610 posts
    Bee Keeper

    If you are getting an updo or curls, it’s best not to wash your hair the day of (or too close to your appointment). These styles actually hold a bit better if you hair isn’t squeaky clean.

    Post # 8
    6317 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @housebee:  I would wash it at night and then not wash it the next morning before the trial.

    Usually dirty hair is preferred because it makes hairdos stick more, but they also have products that can give your hair the messy/textured look, so I wouldn’t worry about it too much.

    I wash my hair daily and feel gross when I don’t, so I probably would wash my hair beforehand… at least the night before.

    Post # 10
    8067 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    You shouldn’t wash it the day of because it will hold better with some oil/dirt in your hair.  Squeaky clean hair doesn’t hold style/curls as well.  I believe that’s the normal answer anyway.  I think you would be fine washing it the day beforehand (in the afternoon/night if you wish).

    Since it’s only a trial you can see how well it holds up washing the night before and then you will know for your wedding day.

    Post # 11
    2314 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @housebee:  the easy part is that if you go with dirty hair and she wants it clean… She can wash it. Boom!! 😉

    Post # 12
    1174 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I would just wash it the night before. I’ve also heard that really clean hair is harder to style.

    Post # 13
    602 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Since you’re a nighttime showerer, just continue with that. I’m a morning showerer and couldn’t fathom skipping a day – oh the horror! My hair gets too oily on day 2. But if you’re good to go, just stick with what you’re used to.

    Post # 15
    1844 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Dirty hair holds better!

    Post # 16
    7384 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @hisprettygirl:  Same here.

    This “dirty hair holds better” thing is bullshit. I have lots of very thick hair that looks and feels awful and doesn’t not style for anything if it isn’t freshly washed and blow dryed. I can’t not wash my hair–I feel disgusting and my face gets gross and oily, even if I shower but don’t wash my hair. I’ll give my stylist the option of washing/drying for me or I’ll wash and dry at home.

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