A barber has told you the right way to wash your hair—and you’re probably doing it all wrong.
It turns out you’re more than likely doing it dry at the ends of your hair by using too much shampoo and going through all the hair on your head.
If this sounds familiar, you may want to look into a hair professional who has explained the right way to shampoo your hair. TIC Toc.
In a video that has now garnered over 9.6 million views, she showed off how not to wash her hair and we guarantee it’s the method most used in the shower.
The stylist is seen applying the shampoo to her scalp and massaging it into all parts of her hair, including piling the ends at her roots.
Including a caveat in the clip, the haircare pro revealed: “Don’t wash your hair this way, it only requires shampooing the roots.”
“Shampoo only your roots and scalp,” he insists. “Shampooing the ends will dry out your hair.”
Then he followed up his post with another Video Showing you the right way to wash your hair in the shower.
“Yeah there’s a right and a wrong way to shampoo,” he revealed, as he began by parting his long locks.
The next step is to wash the hair with warm water before shampooing.
And if you’re used to treating yourself to a big dollop of shampoo to freshen up, think again.
He revealed that only a “quarter-sized amount” of shampoo is really needed to clean the scalp and roots.
“Rub it between your hands to emulsify. Shampoo only your roots and scalp,” advises the stylist.
Leaving the ends to deal with the conditioner, she explains that the best way to work the shampoo into the top of the hair is to use a “back and forth motion with your fingers.”
People watching were amazed by the way the supporter was, as the post racked up over 4k comments.
“Omg really? I’ve always washed my whole head, which explains SM (sic),” one person said in response.
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Another said: “OMG TYSM [thank you so much] My ends are always dry.”
A third tried and tested the method and had one happy customer as they revealed: “This woman saved my hair.”
Others criticized the method and insisted they were still going to wash their entire hair with shampoo, with one person throwing their support behind the stylist’s method, as they hit back: “Don’t get negative comments. .. I started doing this a year ago (and ends conditioning only) and my hair has grown out a lot.”
However, some people with short hair questioned how they could avoid having shampoo on the ends of their hair, as one person posted: “My hair and bangs are so short I can’t just wash the roots? “
Another offered: “Basically what they mean is that you use most of it on the roots and very little on the tips and do the opposite of conditioner.”
In the meantime, this hairdresser reveals just how much shampoo you should be using to get perfect locks—and you’re ready to be shocked.
Also, a female professional shared ‘I’m a hairdresser and that’s why I only wash my hair every eight weeks – crazy people shampoo it every day’.
And one barber claims that bicarbonate of soda is the secret to salon-worthy locks at home because it will heal damaged and lifeless hair.