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BellCat
December 9th, 2010, 10:04 AM
For those who wash with cold water only, has it made a difference to the overall health for your hair?

feralnature
December 9th, 2010, 10:11 AM
I rinse in very cool water and my hair is quite shiny. However, I have made other changes since coming here to LHC too. That was almost 3 years ago. I have changed products, quit using a blowdrier, started taking vitamins, started oiling my hair. So although I do use cool water, it would be incorrect to say that that alone has made my hair so healthy and shiny (and it must be because I get lots of compliments :) ).

BellCat
December 9th, 2010, 10:14 AM
I rinse in very cool water and my hair is quite shiny. However, I have made other changes since coming here to LHC too. That was almost 3 years ago. I have changed products, quit using a blowdrier, started taking vitamins, started oiling my hair. So although I do use cool water, it would be incorrect to say that that alone has made my hair so healthy and shiny (and it must be because I get lots of compliments :) ).
do you rinse with cold water after using hot or only use cold? I agree your hair looks amazingly healthy :) !

Dragon
December 9th, 2010, 10:25 AM
I wash with warm water, not hot water and rinse out the conditioner with the coldest water I can stand. I have found the conditioner works better when the water isn’t to hot. When I co wash, I still do the first lot of conditioner with warm water and the second lot with cold. I find using warm water to wash with cleanse better.

christine1989
December 9th, 2010, 10:43 AM
It dosen't make a difference to the health at all but it does help reduce frizz quite a bit so I always wash with cold.

luxepiggy
December 9th, 2010, 10:55 AM
Wow. I could never wash with cold water only!! I can barely stand my little 2-second cool rinse at the end!!

feralnature
December 9th, 2010, 11:07 AM
BellCat I wash with warm, not hot and then I rinse with very cool, not cold. I leave a wee bit of conditioner in my hair, i don't rinse it all out.

I also comb my hair in the shower while it has conditioner in it, with a large tooth comb. I am careful doing so.

BellCat
December 9th, 2010, 11:16 AM
yeah i love my giant shower comb :D its great!! just washed my hair and got the biggest brain freeze when i did my final cold rinse :P

Nera
December 9th, 2010, 12:52 PM
I wash with cold and It makes a difference in the shine. One day after washing this effect is gone on my hair though.

Nera
December 9th, 2010, 12:52 PM
Oh and switching tempreratures can have a positive effect on ones bloodcirculation, wich can stimulate hairgrowth.

GoddesJourney
December 9th, 2010, 01:13 PM
BellCat I wash with warm, not hot and then I rinse with very cool, not cold. I leave a wee bit of conditioner in my hair, i don't rinse it all out...

I did this for quite awhile (when the weather was warmer) and it worked out great. I will get back to it when it's warm again.