ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

8 Mistakes You Make When You Wash Your Hair

Updated on December 29, 2016

Is It Possible to Wash Your Hair Incorrectly?

It turns out it is! We want our hair to always look perfect, but it depends on how we take care for it. Of course, it depends on whether you are having the hair masks, whether your are trimming the ends when it's time to, and whether you are using the quality products. Everyone knows about it. This pay attention to everything. But washing the hair usually falls between the cracks (isn't that simple enough?). And here is where the mistakes begin...

Hair Washing Mistakes

  1. Drying hair with the towel. Friction damages the structure of the hair. Instead of towel drying, wrap the hair with the towel and let it absorb the moisture naturally.
  2. Using too much shampoo. More doesn't mean better. At least if we are talking about shampoo and conditioner. According to trichology specialists, the amount of shampoo should vary depending on the frequency of your hair wash. If you wash your hair daily, you shouldn't shampoo it twice. Leave that to those who wash hair twice a week.
  3. Washing hair too aggressively. The habit of rubbing and scrubbing your head is the sure way to the thinning hair. All the movements should be soft and gentle.
  4. Being in a hurry and not rinsing the roots well enough. Meanwhile all the problems come from the roots. The golden rule of great hair is well rinsed root zone and application of proper balm or conditioner.
  5. Not using conditioner at all. The conditioner not only stabilizes the pH balance of the hair, but also makes it more shiny and silky. The only trick is that the conditioner should be applied to the hair itself and to the ends, not to the roots.
  6. Rarely washing the hair. It is pretty individual. Someone can skip hair wash for a week and still look perfect, while another person needs hair wash every 1-2 days. You should take into account how oily your scalp is. Washing dry hair often is as harmful, as washing oily hair rarely.
  7. Washing the hair with hot water. Hot water is the enemy of healthy hair. It opens the scales drying the roots and the hair itself. The water for hair wash should be warm and at the end of the wash, the hair should be rinsed with cold water.
  8. Constantly using a hair dryer. Using a hair dryer is of course very convenient, but when hair is soaking wet, it's better to let it dry naturally. Then, when hair is slightly moist, you can style it using a hair drier.

Need more information on how to wash the hair properly? See below.

Seven Useful Advice on Hair Washing

  1. Brush your hair before the wash.
  2. The water temperature should be not more than 120 F (50 C)
  3. Use the shampoo specifically made for your hair type.
  4. Change your shampoos from time to time. According to the speciliasts, the hair gets used to a certain product and that prevents them from getting all the benefits from the shampoo.
  5. Pour some shampoo into your palm, lightly rub between your hands, and then gently massage into the scalp. Don't try to apply as much shampoo as possible. You will not be able to wash it off completely, and the hair will become dirty fast.
  6. Rinse hair with cool water thoroughly.
  7. At the end, wrap you hair with warm towel and let it dry.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)