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Hair less greasy when pregnant?

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greywoollyjumper · 07/03/2020 10:50

I'm 19w and just noticed today that my hair is less greasy at the mo. Normally have to wash it every other day but today is day 3 and I think I'm ok to leave it! Anyone else find this? Don't remember having it with my first pregnancy so maybe it's just a one off fluke 🤔

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TwoKidsStillStanding · 07/03/2020 11:02

Yep, that was my experience second time round - only needed to wash it every three days instead of every two. Eight weeks post-partum and it’s back to the usual, though, so enjoy it while it lasts!

Bol87 · 07/03/2020 11:50

Yepp! I wash mine every other day usually and day2 needs to be a hair up day! I have fine hair, it really shows the grease Sad But in pregnancy, I can happily go 3 days with it down! It’s so nice.. it’s the one thing I’ll miss!

RyvitaBrevis · 07/03/2020 13:26

Yes!!! I normally have to wash my hair every day because of greasy hair, and it's amazing to be able to go to every other day sometimes. An all too brief glimpse of how the other half live! 😂

Kezmum14 · 07/03/2020 14:11

I used to wash my hair every other day, today is day 9 and it still looks normal. I’ll wash it this evening as I’m going out but can’t believe it. This never happened in my previous pregnancies

EstebanTheMagnificent · 07/03/2020 14:31

Yes, this was my experience too. My pregnancy hair was wonderful - really thick.

bloodysqueakyeggs · 07/03/2020 14:39

Yes. I normally wash my hair every day, it's really greasy. During pregnancy I could go three days or even four with it looking a bit limp. Good news was it lasted until I stopped breastfeeding both of my children. Once my milk stopped, my hair was greasy within a day again and I was back to daily washing. Happened in and after both pregnancies.

SpiltMilk100 · 07/03/2020 14:40

Yes, my hair is amazing when pregnant. It's grown so much it's almost down to my bum, and is super shiny. Can easily go 5 days with no wash or dry shampoo whereas before I was having to wash it every other day.

BrandoraPaithwaite · 07/03/2020 14:52

Agree with everyone else. Pregnancy hair was wonderful then after breastfeeding finished I got this horrendous receding peak style hairline..

Hair less greasy when pregnant?
MrsL2016 · 07/03/2020 14:55

Yep wonderful thick glossy long hair in pregnancy that needed washing once a week. My skin was amazingly clear too. Lasted a little while post partum but then hair started to fall out and get greasy.

Hodge85 · 07/03/2020 15:15

Yes same here! Used to be every other day, now I can go 3/4 days without washing! It's fab!!!!

GreenLeafTurnip · 07/03/2020 15:22

Yep and my skin was amazingly clear and nails were really strong. After I stopped breastfeeding they all got worse than before I was pregnant. O annoying that my hair is so limp and greasy after one day of not even leaving the house! Nails are really weak now as well. Skin is getting better but still crap!

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