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I have cropped hair so it dries in the morning when I'm putting on some makeup, not used a hair dryer for years. However I recently changed my hair colour from blonde to red and was advised not to wash it every day to try and preserve the colour. The longest I can leave it is to wash every other day then I feel like a right manky coo and was it. Have tried dry shampoos but they make it feel candy floss. Any suggestions ?
Baby shampoo is good for preserving the colour as its a lot milder In the long term though if you don't wash it every day it will stop feeling so yuck, it's crap because you have to go through the greasy period for a bit but after a whole you will find you don't need to wash it everyday
I used to wash, blow-dry and ghd straighten every 2nd day when I worked FT, but now that's my Saturday treat as the only day I work. I wash it usually Saturday, and then twice more during the week but don't blow-dry. Look like shite but my hair is in much better condition than it used to be and actually growing past my shoulders, rather than breaking due to being frazzled all the time. The days I straighten it I feel like a member of Girls Aloud <swish>
I have dyed deep red hair, I wash it twice a week to preserve the colour! I wash it on a Sunday night, by Wednesday morning I wear it up in a bun for work, and on Thursday I usually wear dry shampoo until Thursday night when I wash it again. Anymore than that strips the colour really fast. I have to agree with the poster above who said after a while the condition improves, I think allowing the natural oiks through does your hair and scalp some good.
Between shoulder and bra strap length hair and I wash it every day. I'd feel manky if I didn't. Have to admit that I'm a bit that I'm in the minority - I just assumed everyone washed their hair everyday!
Every other day, and I have to put a bit of dry shampoo or talc in it on the second day and backcomb it a bit if I want to look acceptable. I used to wash it every day, I've been trying for years and years to "train" it to last longer, but I think I must just be a greasy person!
I have a long bb, thick straight hair and , so shampooing too often dries it out. I wash my hair 1-2 times a week, but wet it and put some conditioner through it every morning in the shower before drying/styling.
Before I swam so much I was down to twice a week, from daily, and trying to achieve weekly. It's great if you can achieve once or even twice a week, but, to be fair, conditions (if you'll pardon the pun), have to be right for you to keep your nerve as you go through the greasy stage. But I sacrificed my reduced hair washing achievements on the altar of fitness (still a long way to go!). I have shoulder length, coloured hair.
Every day. I'm like you, its a crop and generally I leave it to dry itself unless its really cold. I do sometimes not wash it but it feels nasty to me, as if its all sticky and messy. Dry shampoo helps. But then I do smoke, so I think it would smell more if I didn't wash it every day.