(Closed) How often do you wash your hair?

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
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  • Post # 61
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I wash mine after I work out, so usually 4x a week.

    Post # 62
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2017

    I normally wash mine somewhere between 2-4 times a week. I normally wash every other day, but sometimes I go 3 days if I don’t have anywhere to go, and sometimes I have to wash everyday (heavy cardio days or leg day when I sweat a lot more). I also telecommute for my job, so I don’t really have to worry about seeing people most days, so that helps.

    I’ve tried to get into a routine to where I can plan my wash days accordingly. IE – if I know which day I’m going to do leg day, I will purposely not wash it the day before since I know I’ll be washing it after. Or I try to plan to wash my hair on a Friday afternoon so I can get by without washing it until Sunday afternoon/evening. (this also makes styling it on the weekends a breeze).

    I also had to try several kinds of dry shampoo before I found one that worked well for me. My favorites are Not Your Mothers or Psssst. When I had blonde hair (never again!), I used baby powder instead of dry shampoo. It works so much better for my hair, but makes dark hair look weird. 

    Post # 63
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: Dorset, UK

    Everyday. My hair gets way too wild at night so I need to wash it every morning before I can do anything with it. I know you shouldn’t but my hair is in mega good condition and I am always getting complimented on it so figured it can’t be doing that much harm. 

    Post # 64
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    Busy bee

    I wash my hair once a week but it’s definitely taken some training to get to this point. Just start stretching out washing it, first go two full days, then three, etc. It’s so nice because I basically only style my hair once a week since my curls will last until I wash it the next wash (usually). Very occasionally if I’m sweating a lot or have a function or something I’ll wash it more often but it’s pretty rare. I also detest dry shampoo and will only use it if I have to. I have blonde hair so I substituted cornstarch on a fluffy makeup brush which worked pretty well (but still freaked me out when I ran my fingers through my hair). One thing that works really well to redistribute the oil (that I use instead of dry shampoo if necessary) is using a natural bristle brush and brushing the oil from your roots through the length. I do this especially around my face and part and it’s definitely helped get me an extra day or so.

    Post # 65
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    Helper bee

     

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    MrsSapphire : I don’t always wash it twice a day, I usually wash it in the mornings. But sometimes I might go somewhere or do something during the day that makes my hair dusty/sweaty/smelly… then I’d wash it before bed again

    Post # 66
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 2016

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    mandipandi :  This! 

    OP, it takes some time to train your hair (I was a daily, if not twice daily hair washer), but it’s so so worth it.  I now wash it once or twice a week depending on how it’s looking.  My hair looked gross even with dry shampoo the first week or two, after that it got a LOT healthier.  I went from daily to every other day and after it adjusted, moved to ever 3 days.  I workout (running, lifting, cycle – I get VERY sweaty, including my hair!) 5-6 days a week and still am able to keep my hair fresh for 4+ days.  My hair now will get a bit oily at the roots (easily fixed by dry shampoo) and dry midlength to ends (easily fixed with argon oil).  I hate washing and styling my hair and can’t imagine going back to doing it every day!

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