Can you use just conditioner to wash your hair?
Quite simply, co-washing is the process of only using conditioner to wash, condition, and moisturize your hair.
According to experts, conditioner is more gentle on the hair and still lifts dirt and product from strands, as a shampoo would.
In excess, co-washing can potentially lead to conditioner buildup in the hair.
Can you just use conditioner and no shampoo?
So the logical next step on the “no ‘poo” path: co-washing, or conditioner washing, using a cleansing conditioner but no shampoo. The idea behind co-washing is that it’s a gentler way to clean your scalp and hair: Without the harsh detergents found in shampoos, hair maintains its natural oils and stays healthier.
Can I wash my hair with conditioner after dying it?
“After you dye your hair, don’t wash it for at least two days because the hair is still sensitive and therefore will be more like to fade faster,” says Sergio Pattirane, a hairstylist at Rob Peetoom in New York City. “Wash your hair two days a week—one day with conditioner and the other day with a mask,” he says.
Can you leave regular conditioner in your hair?
You may use a regular conditioner as a leave in, occasionally, if you absolutely must. The condition is to use a very small amount of conditioner, and only on your ends. Also, you can try to dilute it with some water.