Recipe: How to Train Your Hair to Not Need Washing

Let me preface this post with two important disclaimers: I am not a hair expert and I see how the title of this sounds really gross, especially to men who may be unaware that hair looks its best when it’s dirty.

I’m just your average person with a really thick head of hair and I’ve mastered the art of not washing it to the point where on the fifth day without wash it looks its absolute I’m-a-model-fresh-off-the-Victoria’s-Secret-runway-with-the-body-of-a-professional-donut-eater best.

So here’s my advice on training your hair to not need washing for at least six days. Note: not all hair types are the same, obviously, but I have suggested this method to other women who have different hair than mine and it has worked for them as well.

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This is my hair after five days without washing. Seriously.

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