It is important to wash your hair; shampooing removes dirt, dead skin cells,
hair oils, any hair products you may put into your hair.
When shampooing, rinse your hair out before applying any shampoo to
remove any dust, dirt, and any other foreign items, then apply the shampoo onto
your scalp and massage it gently with your finger tips and work your way
outwards. After you are done make sure that you thouroughly rinse out your hair
to remove any shampoo residue that may be left. Shampoo residue may dry your
scalp/hair and or attract dirt. It is recommended that you only lather once to
avoid drying your hair out. If you have oily hair, lathering again may
stimulate your oil glands to create even more oil than normal.
You should wash your hair as often as you feel necessary to keep it
clean but a general rule for oily hair is that you should wash it every day or
every other day and for dry hair only wash it 2-3 times a week.
Try rotating the shampoo and conditioner periodically, your hair
responds differently to different products.
Use a conditioner after shampooing; it'll moisturize your hair, give
it extra protection, add shine, reduce static, and makes it easier to untangle.
Use a leave in conditioner; it'll hydrate and protect your hair. A
leave in conditioner on your hair is the equivalent of moisturizer on your
When conditioning your hair, try to spread conditioner evenly
through out your hair and leave it in for a couple of minutes before rinsing
out your hair.
Put the conditioner in at about an inch away from the scalp, the
roots of your hair contain the most oils and usually don't need the extra
Be gentle when shampooing and conditioning. Don't use excessive
force rubbing your hair, remember hair is most vunerable when wet.