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10 things you're doing wrong when you wash your hair — and they could be causing major damage

INSIDER Logo By Amanda Eisenberg of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 11: INSIDER spoke to eight experts about mistakes you're making when washing your hair.Keep an eye on the ingredients in your shampoo and conditioner, along with what kind of hair type it'll work best on.If you've bleached your hair, use purple shampoo.Make sure you're shampooing your scalp and conditioning only your ends.Detangle your hair before you shower, and wash with warm water and rinse with cold.Hair washing mistakes tend to be the most obvious when it comes to personal care.Hair that isn't washed enough, or washed too much, can look stringy or greasy.If any product is left in the hair for too long, or not rinsed out properly, it can cause build-up and even create dandruff-like flakes.INSIDER talked to eight experts about the best way to wash hair, along with some product recommendations.

  • INSIDER spoke to eight experts about mistakes you're making when washing your hair.
  • Keep an eye on the ingredients in your shampoo and conditioner, along with what kind of hair type it'll work best on.
  • If you've bleached your hair, use purple shampoo.
  • Make sure you're shampooing your scalp and conditioning only your ends.
  • Detangle your hair before you shower, and wash with warm water and rinse with cold.

  • Hair washing mistakes tend to be the most obvious when it comes to personal care.

    Hair that isn't washed enough, or washed too much, can look stringy or greasy.

    If any product is left in the hair for too long, or not rinsed out properly, it can cause build-up and even create dandruff-like flakes.

    INSIDER talked to eight experts about the best way to wash hair, along with some product recommendations.

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