Why I Stopped Washing My Hair Every Day

Junior year of high school a girl in my class told me she washed her hair once a week and instantly I was so disgusted I no longer wanted to sit next to her. Yes, I am a wash-my-hair-every-day kind of girl.

I have the kind of hair that even when I break all the hair rules (washing every day, blow drying every day, not using heat protectant, bleaching, etc.) whenever I go into the salon I am told that I have healthy, beautiful hair. Even when I had two years of grown out ombre my stylist still was surprised by how healthy and full of life my hair was. Wow, brag much?

Because of this, I continue to break hair rules on a regular basis – although I am improving – and decided that in a bold move to take better care of my hair I would try washing it every other day for a week. And considering how greasy my hair gets, it was definitely an experiment. Here’s my experience:Read More