Shampooing quickly turns into routine like brushing teeth or cutting nails. Maybe it is time to put some thought into the hair washing routine to take advantage of the many good things you can do for your hair. Please look at the shampooing instructions below and see whether you can still improve the way you shampoo your hair.
Step-by-Step Instructions on Washing Hair Properly
Preparation: Comb residual styling products out of your hair.
Shampoo: See whether you are using the proper shampoo for your hair type. Is your hair fine, dry, oily or did you see some dandruff flakes lately?
Water – Part 1: Dampen your hair with lukewarm water.
The Amount: An about half inch wide dollop of shampoo (about the volume of a hazelnut should be enough for short to medium long hair. Adjust this amount accordingly if you wear your hair long. Distribute the shampoo through your hair.
Shampooing: Foam up the dollop of shampoo with a little water before massaging the foaming shampoo through your hair and over the scalp with circulating movements. Be sure not to scratch your scalp with your fingernails.
Water – Part 2: Completely rinse the shampoo out of your hair using clear water. It is important to thoroughly rinse out all shampoo. Squeeze the hair with your hands during the rinse. The rinse is completely when your hair feels "squeaky" clean.
Water – Part 3: Finally, rinse your hair and scalp with cool water, which feels exhilarating and stimulates the blood circulation.
Extra TLC: Conditioning rinses coat your hair with a very thin protective film and provide your hair with lustre, supple nature and improved manageability. Hair treatments repair porous hair shafts and should be used once a week after shampooing for damaged or dry hair. The hair treatment replaces the conditioning rinse.
Water – Part 4: Rinse out the extra care products using lukewarm water until the hair is squeaky clean.
Hair Drying: Wet hair is very sensitive and you should therefore abstain from towelling or rubbing it dry. Instead, simply press a towel on your hair. The towel will absorb excess water without moving it back and forth and damaging your hair in the process.
Combing: Comb and detangle your still wet or damp hair tenderly without using any force. You may otherwise damage the freshly washed and still sensitive hair.
Frequency of Shampooing: For best results shampoo your hair every two to three days. Your hair will eagerly welcome the proper care and respond with suppleness and silky shine.