How to Not Wash Your Hair for 3 Days and Keep Your Blowout Perfect
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If there is anything we’ve mastered as the ultimate mane addicts, it’s preserving the life of our precious blowouts for as long as possible. We have a penchant for a perfectly coifed ‘do, so we’ve bid adieu to daily showers in favor of blowout preserving hair hacks to minimize washes. The result? Healthy, happy hair that looks bouncy and fresh three days and counting. Below, our life changing hair hacks for skipping shampoo for days on end.
Always Use a Blow Dry Cream: $32
A blowdry cream can make or break a good blowout. A tried-and-true editor favorite is Bumble and bumble’s Thickening Great Blow Blow Dry Cream. Just apply to damp strands before you style for a look with staying power.
Braid Hair Before Bed
Wake up with soft, easy waves by braiding your hair before bed. This is one of our fave ways to breathe life into a dirty locks.
Photo credit: @justinemarjan
Sleep on Slip Silk Pillowcase
If you’re not sleeping on a Slip Silk pillowcase yet, what are you doing? Not only is sleeping on silk dermatologist recommended and helps prevent aging, it’s ridiculously comfy and helps lengthen your blowout.
Photo credit: @slipsilkpillowcase
Spray Dry Shampoo on Fresh Hair
Dry shampoo is usually reserved for those days when you’re hair is looking a little greasy–however we’ve found that dry shampoo is best used on clean hair, preventing sweaty strands before they start. Mist a little dry shampoo on your roots each morning for instant lift and freshness.
Spritz Ouai Memory Mist to Keep Your Style in Place
For maximum hold, spritz a on Ouai’s Memory Mist before you use heat tools. Heat activates the memory polymers in the formula which memorizes your style and texture until your wash.
Skip Out on High Impact or Hot Workouts
Look we’re big fans of hitting the gym, but we carefully coordinate our workout schedules to align with our social calendars. After getting a fresh blowout, we lay off the high impact workouts and hot yoga sessions in favor of stretching and long walks… because we don’t want to damage the ‘do.
Photo credit: @LaurenGores
Tie Hair Up in a High Pony With Panty Hose For Volume
Tying your hair up in a high pony can add much needed volume to your hair. But if not tied properly, a terrible crease could be the death of your ‘do. Instead of using a traditional hair tie, use a panty hose, a scarf, or a pair to tights to tie up your tresses.
Photo credit: @BrittSully
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