6 Steps to the perfectly washed hair
Washing and shampooing are the basics in getting beautiful hair, yet so many of us are getting it wrong without even realising. These 6 steps take you through the process, and I bet you regularly miss out at least three of these steps!
Few people realise that there's a correct way to shampoo. Yet proper shampooing not only improves the look of your hair but also helps to slow down hair loss and promote healthier hair growth. With these 6 steps you will be able to make the most out of your hair, giving it a healthy shine and strengthening its weaknesses.
For more hair advice, see 19 tips for beautiful hair
Step 1: Brush it
Before you step into the shower, brush your hair from front to back with a stiff boar-bristle brush. This will stimulate the circulation and prevent the build-up of styling products.
Step 2: Wet It
Wet the hair with warm water. (Hot water can strip your hair of protective oils.)
Step 3: Shampoo It
Apply shampoo at the nape of the neck and shampoo the hairline first, then do the top of your head.
Step 4: Massage It
Massage your entire scalp at least three times to push nutrients into the hair bulb and free your hair follicles of clogging deposits.
Step 5: Rinse It
After rinsing your hair thoroughly, apply conditioner. If you're doing all this outside the shower, wrap a ‘steam towel’ (a wet towel that's been microwaved for 2 minutes) round your head and leave it on for 30 to 60 seconds. The steam allows the conditioner to be absorbed more evenly.
Step 6: Cool It
Finish with a cool-water rinse, which helps to tighten scalp pores, firm hair fibres, reduce limpness and increase sheen.
Keep your hair in great condition with the Infrared Massage Hair Brush.