There is no research that suggests dirty hair grows faster than clean hair. The hair must be washed regularly to maintain a healthy scalp.
Women often think that dirty hair grows faster because they do less to it, resulting in less breakage. Less breakage helps the hair appear healthier and can give the illusion of faster growth.
To maintain a healthy scalp and healthy hair, the hair should be washed every two to three days. Washing hair every day will lead to stripped color, less manageability and hair that is dry and stripped of its natural oils. Washing hair less frequently also helps color last longer.
In between shampoos, using a dry shampoo can make the hair look fresh and help to absorb oil that makes the hair look dirty.Learn More
To straw set hair, wrap small locks of hair around drinking straws, securing each with bobby pins, and let the hair set until completely dry. Remove the straws, and gently separate curls with fingers.Full Answer >
While all shampoos are made to clean hair and remove dirt and other particles from the scalp, the shampoos with thickening ingredients create additional space between each strand of hair. Shampoos with protein, the B-vitamin panthenol and keratin all work by plumping up hair strands. Therefore, the hair looks thicker even though the strand count remains the same.Full Answer >
Tips for managing dry hair involve choosing the correct hair care products and treating the hair gently. Avoiding dry hair to begin with and determining the cause of the dryness are also useful.Full Answer >
Hair dye can only be removed with bleach, so to remove permanent hair dye, apply a soap cap. If necessary, tone and re-color the hair. Removing permanent hair dye takes roughly 45 minutes plus re-coloring time and requires shampoo, hair bleach, conditioner and protective gloves. If re-coloring the hair, food coloring and hair color are also needed.Full Answer >