There are many techniques and strategies people use when washing their hair. The fact is everyone has different hair, so there’s no one true way to wash it properly. However, there are some mistakes you could be making, depending on your hair type. The key to a good quality hair care routine is learning about how your hair reacts to different products and adjusting accordingly. Here are some of the mistakes you could be making when washing your hair, and how to prevent them.
Washing on a Schedule
If you have to have a set schedule for the days you wash your hair so you don’t forget, then go for it. However, you could be making a mistake by sticking to the schedule religiously. You may not want to wash your hair every day, but if you’re outside in the sun using various products, it’s actually better to wash it daily and use some leave in conditioner occasionally. If you can manage it, wash your hair on demand rather than sticking with a schedule no matter what.
Not Using The Proper Shampoo
Some shampoo will dry out your hair, while others will make it more oily. Using a sulfate free shampoo and conditioner is the first step in preventing mistakes when washing your hair. Just be careful about using too much shampoo too often as well!
Not Rinsing Out The Shampoo and Conditioner Thoroughly
One of the biggest mistakes people make is not rinsing shampoo and conditioner thoroughly. The result could be flat hair and scalp irritation. Even the best quality hair care routine won’t work as well if you’re having to deal with shampoo and conditioner residue in your hair.
Using Water That’s Too Hot
Nothing is better than a hot shower at the end of the day. However, hot water temperature can actually dry out your skin and hair. You can still take a hot shower, but when it’s time to wash your hair, turn back the temperature a little bit for the best results.
At Remysoft, we hear about all of the common hair washing mistakes everyday. Using a sulfate free shampoo and conditioner is sometimes the best solution, but we are here to help with each individual’s needs. Feel free to contact us at any time for the best quality hair care products or advice on washing your hair properly.