Find out how to make the most of second-day hair with expert tips for keeping it looking fresh and never dull.
We’ve all been there. You know … when you’ve had a long day at work and you’re exhausted. You’ve got things to do and places to go and washing your hair is one thing you wish you could just tick off your to-do list. Well, first things first: Consider if you actually need to wash your hair (again!) tonight. Many of us over wash our hair thinking that we’re keeping it squeaky clean, without realizing the damage we’re doing. We checked in with Xuan Do, hairstylist at Concepts Day Spa and Salon in Toronto to find out why washing your hair every day is a bad idea and how to make the most of second-day hair. Just think of all the things you can do with that found free time!
Daily hair washing: Why it’s not a good idea
If you’re guilty of overwashing your luscious locks, stop! According to Do, washing your hair every day strips it of natural oils that can benefit the hair. “Excessive washing can irritate the scalp causing dryness, or it can do the opposite by sending your body into overdrive and cause it to produce excess oil, leaving your hair looking greasy,” she says. Greasy hair? No, thanks. Do says that to prevent this, it’s important to use the right type of shampoo and conditioner for your hair type. Not sure? Check with your hair stylist for advice.
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