You already know that overwashing can damage your hair making it dry and more prone to breakage. But did you know that you can still get fresh, clean hair without washing with shampoo every day? Many women are incorporating water washing into their hair care routine in between regular wash days. Water washing is simply washing your hair with water only and there are so many benefits.
The scalp naturally produces oils that can make your hair appear shinier. However, washing your hair too often can strip your hair of its natural oils and lead to your scalp overproducing oils making your hair look and feel greasy. When you use the water washing method, you allow your hair’s natural oils to hydrate your strands while washing away dirt and debris.
Best For Curly Hair
Water washing is amazing for women with curly hair. Curly hair tends to require more hydration than other hair types, so it can be especially damaging if your hair is lacking natural oils. This can lead to frizz or unruly curls. For healthy, defined curls, try swapping a shampoo and conditioner for water washing at least once a week.
Many hair care products can leave build up in your hair that can clog your hair follicles leading to breakage and prevent new hair growth. Water washing allows you to use less products throughout the week giving your hair a much needed break from heavier products.
Once you start water washing, you may notice your hair feels softer. Once you’ve given your hair’s natural oils time to work their magic, your hair will be less dry and more manageable. Plus, soft hair is less prone to tangles and knots that can cause further damage.
You don’t need to water wash every day or completely forgo hair care products in general to see a big impact. Simply reducing the number of times per week you wash your hair with shampoo and conditioner will have a positive impact on your healthy hair journey.
Some hair products contain many chemicals that can have harsh effects on your hair. By reducing the frequency of chemicals being applied to your hair, your hair will be healthier and less prone to damage.
Every woman’s healthy hair journey is unique. When you incorporate water washing into your routine, make a note of how your hair looks and feels in the following days to determine if this method is right for you. Remember, give your hair time to adjust to the new process of water washing.
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