How Often Should You Really Be Washing Your Hair

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Oil

Teenagers and 20- and 30-year-olds produce more sebum than children and older individuals. If you had an oily scalp, it can dry out with age.
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Type of hair

Wash straight, thin hair more often than curly or wavy hair. Straight hair gets oily quickly because sebum coats it easily.
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Sweat

Sweaty workouts can ruin your hair, as expected. How often you wash or rinse your hair depends on how much you sweat.
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Physical dirt or pollen

Cleaning, gardening, and other filthy chores may require a wash. Hair can trap dirt, dust, and pollen. These might dull hair and worsen allergies.
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Styling products

Styling products can irritate and damage hair and scalp. Regular or heavy product use may require more frequent hair washing than without creams and sprays.
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Dandruff and shampoo

Your dandruff may be from overwashing. Overly dry scalps cause dry hair, itching, and dandruff. But that doesn't imply we should stop shampooing our hair.
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Dry shampoo

The powder or spray cleaner doesn't clean your hair. Instead, it absorbs oil to avoid hair clumping.