Laver ses cheveux : pourquoi faut-il éviter de le faire le soir ?

Why not wash your hair at night?

You've probably had this debate many times before at parties with your girl friends, depending on the answers to the famous question "do you wash your hair in the morning or at night?"

There are many opposing arguments to this question. While for many people washing their hair in the evening is synonymous with saving time, today we're going to explain why it's not the best thing to do for your hair.


Disadvantages of washing your hair at night

Washing your hair at night often means going to bed with your hair wet, or at least damp. But you shouldn't! When your hair is damp, it's at its most fragile. Under the action of water, the keratin scales that protect the hair shaft loosen and lift, weakening the protective barrier they form on the hair. The hair fiber becomes porous and more sensitive to damage.

If you go to bed at this time, the humidity will irritate the scalp, encouraging the development of dandruff.

What's more, you can say goodbye to volume the day after shampooing! Detangling may also be more difficult. With porous hair fibers and pillow rubbing, your hair will tangle and break.

If washing hair at night is to be avoided for all hair types, it's a real no-no for fine hair. In fact, your hair will tend to grease overnight, making it heavy the next morning.

As you can see, it's best to wash your hair in the morning. But if you want to make the most of your extra minutes of sleep, we've got some advice for you.

Don't go to bed with wet hair. Either blow-dry it or wait for it to dry naturally. You can also braid dry hair to prevent it from tangling too much.

In conclusion, wash your hair as much as possible in the morning, and if you really can't, then check that it's completely dry before going to bed.

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