What Is the Reverse Hair Washing Trend on TikTok?

If you're on Beauty TikTok, you might have come across some videos talking about reverse hair washing.

It sounds super strange, but reverse hair washing is a tried and true practice that tons of people swear by. But does it work? Keep scrolling to find out exactly what reverse hair washing is and to see if it's worth trying out.

What Is Reverse Hair Washing?

Reverse hair washing is when you apply conditioner to your hair first and then shampoo.

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How Do You Reverse Wash Your Hair?

It's actually very simple! All you need to do is apply conditioner to your hair as you normally would. We recommend keeping it on your locks for a few minutes before rinsing it out so that your hair can absorb all of the nutrients. Once you've rinsed out the conditioner, apply shampoo to your hair, making sure your scalp is fully saturated with product.


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How Often Should You Reverse Wash Your Hair?

If you end up loving the results of reverse hair washing, you might as well make it a normal part of your hair-washing routine, so do it every time you wash your hair!


Why Do People Reverse Hair Wash?

People typically reverse hair wash to attempt to get rid of unwanted oils in their hair—like in their scalp. It's also been used as a technique for people experiencing hair loss.

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Does Reverse Hair Washing Work for All Hair Types?

Sadly, no. Reverse hair washing probably won't work well for people with thick or curly hair. However, if you have fine or oily hair, you might want to consider trying it out.


What Are the Benefits of Reverse Hair Washing?

Reverse hair washing is said to have all sorts of benefits, like shinier and more voluminous locks. And if done right, you might even notice it takes your hair longer to look greasy.


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Are There Any Cons to Reverse Hair Washing?

The only real con to reverse hair washing is that it won't work for every hair type.

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