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I’m confused is it better to wash less often or more often? Help!


Posted by Ness904, 12th June 2020


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  • A couple of times week but definitely more in summer. I think the theory is the more you wash it the more you strip it of natural oils


  • Once a week for me – any more often and it gets very greasy.


  • I was mine once per week as I have coloured hair and it makes it last longer. Overwashing will leave the scalp dry but it depends on your hair


  • I wash my hair when it dictates it. In other words if it is oily and looks drab I wash it. More so in the summer than the winter. Just look at your hair and you’ll know if it wants to be washed.


  • Interesting to read the different answers !


  • I wash my hair every 4 days


  • I wash my hair every 3 days. As my roots start to get oily and my ends go dry :)


  • I shower morning and night and my hair gets a clean then too. I’m a senior and its still going strong.


  • It’s actually best to wash less often as the natural oils in your hair are healthy for it and make for stronger hair. I wash no more often than once every two days.


  • Once maybe twice a week


  • Every second to third day, otherwise it gets very oily


  • Every second to third day. Any longer I find my scalp gets itchy


  • Well I always wash after I exercise!


  • I wash twice a week.


  • Every second day. I have super fine thin hair :(


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