Why You Should Use Conditioner Before Shampoo

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Normally everyone suggests to use shampoo first and then conditioner while washing your hairs but now it’s time to break the tradition.

It might seem weird to you but this reverse washing is worth trying.


Read the instructions below:

“Conditioning before you shampoo is great for adding nourishment to fine hair without weighing it down,”

It also promotes a longer lasting blow dry and primes the hair before cleansing, allowing shampoo to distribute easier and more evenly.


If your hair thin or oily , this is the perfect way of washing. First, wet our hair, then apply conditioner, concentrating almost solely on the ends of the hair, just a tiny bit at the roots. Let it stay about 2-5 minutes. After rinsing, apply shampoo and wash it well.


Thin hair types aren’t the only ones to benefit from reverse washing , even hair that is highlighted, tangles easily after shampooing, or is prone to greasiness is also a prime candidate for a pre-shampoo conditioner.

If your hair is thick or coarse, you may benefit from a condition-shampoo-condition regimen.

This reverse washing will take off all the conditioner from the roots. With traditional method you never take off the conditioner, so that makes your hair look oily after few hours.

Some of the benefits of using conditioner before shampoo:

This method gives “deeper nourishment.They nourish and hydrate without added weight, help to prime the hair cuticle, and offer de-tangling.

Your hairs will be denser, thicker and fuller.

But pre-shampoo treatments don’t just target moisture, and they can range in form. “There are also pre-shampoo formulas that target the scalp to detoxify, treat, and stimulate.It will improve the health of the hairs thus increasing their life span.

Most of the hair care experts believe that is better to use this method in the summer, because of the hair drying during the summer.
Don’t forget these-

  1. If you have damaged or dry hair is better to use normal washing. Also avoid applying conditioner to the roots.

  2. It doesn’t apply with every shampoo. There are certain conditioners available in the market for reverse washing.