Washing my hair once a week – My experience!

March 9, 2015


As a girl who’s in love with her long, dark hair (and not only), I can say that it’s pretty hard, though, to take care of it. Washing and drying it involves a lot of time and patience – but I don’t mind drying it as long as I’m listening to music and singing (it’s an advantage that I don’t hear myself :)) ) – and if you’re in a hurry, then things get serious: you give up and decide to tie it in a pony tail. Well, I still think that having it tied at school is more comfortable.

People close to me know that I love washing my hair. It’s a personal thing. I love having it clean and smooth – and I really dislike seeing someone with dirty hair. I just don’t like it.

After being told multiple times that I should stop washing my hair every 2 days (not by my hairstylist), I’ve decided to give it a try. BIG MISTAKE! My hair has always been healthy and long and I’ve always washed it every 2 – 3 days. It’s been long since I was 6. I don’t see myself with short hair, it’s not my style, it doesn’t define me. I use a different shampoo and hair conditioner every 2 – 3 months, I blow dry it always (only during summer I let it dry naturally) and I straighten it every 2 – 3 days (I think I have something with these numbers) – and it’s always been healthy. I’m just lucky – even though it’s not as thick as I would like it to be and, unfortunately, it’s never been very thick – but I’m okay with that 😀

Let’s get back to the subject. Why was it a big mistake? Well, except the fact that I was feeling really weird not washing my hair for 5, 6 days, after washing it (yesterday), it’s all tangled and damaged. I don’t recommend you to keep it dirty for so long, especially if it’s used to being washed often. If it’s not, then it’s okay. But for my hair, it was a bad decision.


Remember that what works for me, may not work for you! 

I’m curious about you. Do you like washing it only once a week? I’m waiting to read your comments and opinions :)


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  • TheGuruHasaBlog March 9, 2015 at 7:58 pm

    I need to wash my hair 3 times a week because my hair is oily if I don’t and I can’t stand having dirty/oily hair! Kisses

    • andradaprd March 9, 2015 at 8:08 pm

      This is exactly my situation, because my hair is really thin. Kisses back!

  • katiegetsfit2015 March 9, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    Everyday. It would be less but when I work out sweat just makes it greasy 😐

    • andradaprd March 14, 2015 at 8:26 am

      I had that problem when I used to go to the gym, so I understand you. Kisses!

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