6 Steps to Properly Wash Your Hair

Cute African American using shampoo

Washing hair seems like a concept that most people know how to do, but that’s not always the case. If you’ve haven’t been properly taught how to wash your hair, you may not be doing it in the most effective way. Here are 6 steps to properly washing your hair.

  1. Rinse:

Rinse your hair with warm water for 1 minute before applying your clarifier of your choice. The warm water will open your cuticles to prepare them for cleansing and 60 seconds under the shower stream will drench your hair enough to get fully clean.

  1. Shampoo the Scalp:

Add your shampoo or clarifier of choice to your scalp, not to the ends of your hair. Gently massage the shampoo into your scalp for a few minutes. Then Rinse out your hair. The shampoo will run down the length of your hair, cleansing the ends. The ends are the oldest part of your hair and has therefore been clarified more than the new growth. Too much cleansing can cause damage to weakened or older hair.

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