hairstyle.com
Search

How often should you shampoo your hair?

/ 08.05.2015
What's your preferred shampoo schedule?
What's your preferred shampoo schedule?
Clinically Tested. 5 Problems. 1 Solution.
Advanced Haircare - Total Repair 5 Restoring Shampoo
/ buy

You probably already know how to shampoo your hair properly, but deciding on a frequency is a completely different kettle of fish! How often we should wash our hair depends on a lot of different things, like hair type, oiliness and real-life intervention. Public transportation, anyone? And generally speaking, it's best to figure out a rhythm that works for your schedule and your mane, rather than blindly following anyone else's rules.

That said, there are a few guidelines to help you work out how often your strands need a sudsing, and you can check them out below!

Fine hair

People with fine hair may find their mane loses volume quite quickly and/or can be prone to greasiness. While dry shampoo can combat both of these issues for a day or two, consider washing your hair three or four times a week with an every-other-day routine. Of course, you may feel more comfortable with washing every day, in which case, do that.

Medium-thick hair

Thicker hair requires a lot of moisture, so it's important to keep your strands topped up with leave-in conditioner and hair oil between washes. Overall shampooing two or three times a week should be enough, and you should also make time for a deep conditioning mask once a week, especially if your tresses are subject to a lot of heat styling.

Coarse or curly hair

Over shampooing can strip coarse and curly strands of the moisture it so desperately craves, so washing twice a week is usually enough. That said, textured hair needs consistent hydration, so don't hesitate to co-wash in between (soaking your hair and using only conditioner), and keep your favorite leave in products on hand, too!

See more : Hair Tips
Produkt Online Kaufen

    Special issues

    > See all special issues
    / Special Issue
    How to get a hairstyle that suits your face shape

    How to get a hairstyle that suits your face shape

    / Special Issue
    Summer haircare tips: prevent frizz, fading and hair damage

    Summer haircare tips: prevent frizz, fading and hair damage

    Follow us

    Most read articles

    HairStyle Wall
    All hairstyles
    • All hairstyles
    • Men's hairstyles
    • Women's hairstyles
    • Ponytail
    • Updos
    • Braid
    • Layered
    • Bob cut
    • Bangs
    • Wet look
    All hair lengths
    • All hair lengths
    • Short
    • Mid length
    • Long
    All hair colors
    • All hair colors
    • Dark
    • Black
    • Brown
    • Red
    • Blond
    All hair types
    • All hair types
    • Curly
    • Wavy
    • Straight