Does anybody else remember watching those old movies where women would turn down a date with a guy because they had to “wash their hair“? As a kid this used to completely baffle me 🤔 I would think to myself, don’t you wash your hair everyday? Or what’s so special about washing your hair that it would be the highlight of your Saturday night? It was so confusing.
Washing your hair less is becoming more and more popular. And for good reason. There are amazing benefits to washing your hair less. So if you’re still washing your hair everyday step away from the shampoo bottle and keep reading 🙂
1 | SAVE TIME
Washing your hair can be quite time consuming. Especially if you have really long hair. And don’t forget about blow drying and / or heat styling. We’re talking anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour. That can really add up over your lifetime. Think about it.
2 | SAVE WATER
The average 8 minute shower uses 17 gallons of water. That’s crazy.
Imagine how much water you can save if you skipped washing your hair just a few times a week.
3 | SAVE MONEY
Not only will you save money on your water bill but you’ll also save money by not using as many hair products as you used too. You won’t need to buy shampoo and conditioner as often, as well as many styling products. And who doesn’t like more money?
4 | SAVE YOUR HEALTH
Not all shampoo’s are created equal and unfortunately many contain harmful ingredients such as parabens, phthalates and petroleum byproducts.The ideal thing to do would be to avoid shampoos with these ingredients all together. But if for some reason you’re unable to do that the next best thing would be to use less of these products.
5 | SAVE YOUR HAIR
Every time you wash your hair, you strip it of it’s natural oils. Which then causes your hair to become dryer. And dry hair can lead to split ends. And split ends lead to breakage.