Now while co-washing can be beneficial it shouldn’t replace shampoo altogether. Why? Because co-washing doesn’t get rid of all of the product buildup that is created from using heavy creams, butters, heavy oils, or silicones. This can be a problem because not getting rid of product buildup can weigh down our hair and keep our hair from getting much needed moisture.

When co-washing was a regular part of my hair regimen, I would alternate co-washing and shampooing by co-washing once a month, or every other week. Now I just do it as needed as I prefer to shampoo my hair due to the types of products I use to moisturize and seal throughout the week.

What are some good conditioners to use for co-washing?
Now once you have figured out what you want to use to co-wash how do you apply it? Here’s what I do

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