We love our hair, but sometimes we don't have time to wash it every. single. day. Lucky for us, hair experts say it's not healthy for our hair to be washed on the daily, because it strips the essential oils that are essential. Here are some of our favorite tips to make your hair last longer with one wash.
Start the week off with fresh, clean hair, and leave it natural. Wash it how you normally would. One thing we like to use after, is Bed Head's Ego Boost. This is a miracle worker. It is a split end mender and a leave-in conditioner. The product helps tame frizz by smoothing your hair.
Your hair still looks great! This is the perfect day to curl your hair. If you wait 24 hours after you wash your hair, curls tend to hold better because it has some texture. Make sure to use a spray-on heat protector. If the curls are a little tighter, it's a plus for the next day because...
Your curls should be loose from the day before, yet still have bounce and/or a nice wavy touch. Touch up a few strands with the curling iron, if needed. Since it is the third day, your hair may be looking a little greasy at the roots and dull on the bottom. This is where the magic of dry shampoo happens. Follow the directions on your dry shampoo bottle, and make sure to rub it in, brush it out, and shake your head to get the powder blended properly. We like Redkin's Pillow Proof Dry Shampoo. Use L'Oreal Advanced Hair Care Total Repair 5 Multi-Restorative Dry Oil to add shine, a nice fragrance, and you're ready to go.
By day 4, your hair is on its last strands. Refresh your hair one last time with more dry shampoo. Toss on a hat, and call it good.
And there you have it! Some tips and tricks for making hair last four days without using a lot of heat or spending hours on it.