For ages, women have debated the essential questions of life. Questions like, “Is it possible to have a family and a career?” and “How often should I wash my hair?” Well, I haven’t figured out the answer to the first one, but I’ve made progress on the later. I chatted with the experts to discuss the ins and outs of hair maintenance and what we need to know about how often to wash your hair based on your length, texture, and color treatment.
What happens if I wash my hair too often?
Break that down for me
So, let’s get to it: how often should I wash my hair?
Got it, how about a general rule of thumb?
- For fine or thin hair, you should try to shampoo your hair every other day.
- For normal or oily hair, every other day or every third day.
- For curly dry hair, I would shampoo once a week, but I would condition every other day.
And if I have color-treated hair?
Do you have any special notes about hair washing if you have long hair?