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Why do shampoo instructions read, “Rinse and repeat”

  1. Obscure_Treasures profile image54
    Obscure_Treasuresposted 6 years ago

    do they think we missed our head the first time?

  2. leahlefler profile image98
    leahleflerposted 6 years ago

    It is an ingenious marketing ploy: it doubles the product usage by adding two simple words.

  3. timorous profile image83
    timorousposted 6 years ago

    I think leahlefler's got it right.  It's more profitable for the manufacturer.  Be careful though...if you decide that once is enough, you may be cursed and searched out by the shampoo police. yikes

  4. kmackey32 profile image69
    kmackey32posted 6 years ago

    Yup they want you to use more so you have to buy more sooner....

  5. relache profile image87
    relacheposted 6 years ago

    Leahlefler is spot on.  It's just to make you consume more.  And because shampooing twice really overdries your hair, you'll need to use more conditioner too.

  6. kmackey32 profile image69
    kmackey32posted 6 years ago

    Funny part is, it dont say when to stop....