The process of washing your hair not only removes grime and dirt from your hair, but also strips away beneficial oils and sebum produced naturally by your scalp as a means of keeping your hair healthy and supple. Sound less than ideal? This line of thinking is not uncommon, but for most people the greasy feeling your hair gets after several days without washing is enough to have them reaching for the shampoo bottle pronto.
Unfortunately by removing the natural oils from your hair you are actually helping to stimulate your scalp to produce sebum at a higher rate to compensate for that which is lost through shampooing. Using a dry shampoo to help absorb greasy oil and grime at the roots of your hair is a reasonable alternative to washing more frequently. The dry shampoo helps to soak up excess oil, but doesn’t strip your hair and scalp completely clean of natural oils, making it a healthier option for your hair than more frequent washing.
Anyone who goes to the gym or plays sport will know that sweaty, grimy feeling that your hair gets after you’ve finishing exercising. Most people will usually wash their hair off in the locker … Read the rest