How often do you shower?

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  1. RedBlueGreen

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    That's really all you need unless you live somewhere really hot and humid. It can actually damage your skin to shower more than that (assuming you're taking 10-15 minute showers daily in warm to hot water). If you sweat more than other people or you smell worse naturally then you could need showers every day, but in general bi-daily is fine.

    If wear the same clothes for like 2-3 days (which is probably unlikely unless you're a shut in or spend a couple days at someone's house without bringing a change of clothes) and don't wear deodorant or antiperspirant then maybe you'd have to shower more too.
     
  2. aphirst

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    In the summer I do it twice a day. Otherwise once a day, usually after I do some exercise, unless something's had to disturb the routine (then it'll be twice - since I have to shower after exercise). In the coldest parts of the year, it might be twice every three days, but again, not if I'm also exercising (to be fair though, sometimes it's too cold to).
     
  3. th3joker

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    i wash my hair about 2 times a week mostly due to the colors i dye it
     
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    Man, with temperatures going around -3°C ... NEVER AGAIN (unless it's 3pm)
     
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    Way too little. I really don't like my body so I avoid showering as much as I can until I start to get uncomfortable and itchy, or if I know I'm going to go somewhere the next day.
     
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    Twice a day + 1 bath a week, hair washed as well every time.
     
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    This, a lot. I am seriously considering going on shower strike after getting a very annoying cold during yesterday's snow storm.
     
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  9. Gizametalman

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    Is just that it's ridiculous to get a shower during winter ^_^
     
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  10. Minox

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    Twice per day during summer and 1-2 times a day during winter.
     
  11. Glyptofane

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    Every other day generally. That seems like enough most of the time, though I sometimes go for days without cleansing. Depression and hatred of all living things takes over sometimes and things just excel through dirtiness and hatred until a good old fashioned drinking shower takes place.
     
  12. leonmagnus99

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    hey mate, i recently read about a nopoo thing.
    basically not using shampoo anymore or something.

    so here's the thing, i want to be able to shower and not use shampoo and get rid of greasy oily hair.

    i usually shampoo my hair everyday simply because when i go a day without shampooing my hair it becomes quite oily, not overly but it does get oily.

    so here is a question of mine, if i shower and wash my hair just with simple warm/hot water and not use shampoo, will my hair produce less oil this way too ?
    or is it an absolute must to not wash hair for at least a couple of days , i cannot go a day without washing my hair because otherwise i'd be disgusted by myself.

    i hit the gym nearly everyday , and when i get home i cannot lay down my mat and play my video games unless i shower/wash my hair first.

    and even when i just simply go outside for some hours and come back, i must shower/wash.

    edit: i did wash my hair yesteday with the nopoo method, did not use shampoo , and after that my hair felt almost as if i had gone a day without washing it (not using shampoo) and thus it looks greasy atm.

    i plan to do nopoo again today, i hope it works this way too hmmm
    i might blow dry it after washing hair ,maybe i will get a matte look then.

    edit2: i took a shower earlier and washed my hair with nopoo, just warm/hot water.
    and i then blow dried it, and it is still somewhat greasy looking, looks shiny , it is not overly oily though ,for that i am happy, but i love matte look hair.
     
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  14. DinohScene

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    It should take a while before your body stops producing so much scalp oil.
    Ofcourse, it differs from person to person with differences in ethnicities.

    Idk if you got long or short hair, thick or thin, curly or straight n what not.
    But I'd say take this opportunity to experiment on yourself.
    Wash your hair every 2 days or so for a start and then every 3 days orso.
    Wait a couple of weeks before finally judging.

    I'm curious if it works tho!
     
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    i has medium lenght hair, not too long , i rarely cut my hair short though.
    my hair is somewhat curly on the ends only, i will try what you said.

    i think it is abit better than yesterday , it was more greasy yesterday, and blow drying my hair today made a difference too.

    the nopoo thing is cool though , i will try it out for a couple more days to see if my hair will have those white flakes?
    i think it is called dandruff?

    i usually never have that stuff unless i would go for days without washing hair, but i am abit afraid that not using shampoo might get me dandruff somehow haha.

    i have no hair problems, but i just wanted to try this nopoo thing , i'll see how it goes.
     
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    Hmm, if you do get dandruff, just switch to an anti dandruff shampoo.
    Head n shoulders or something.

    Idk if you use shampoo designed for males?
    I personally use shampoo designed for females, keeps me hair soft and works a hell of a lot better then male shampoos.
    I've got above shoulder length hair, you likely seen me pop up in temper pics once a while ;p
     
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  17. leonmagnus99

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    did not check the thread for replies , hey buddy.
    i use h&s apple fresh for good smell.

    i use shampoo only twice per week now, i apply it twice when i shower, anyway Dove and H&S have been the only shampoos i been using for as long as i can remember and i use pantene conditioner , i guess that shampoo i seen laying around in our main bathroom elseve is for women haha.

    they usually soften my hair way too much , i like Dove the most because it makes my hair feel thick unlike the rest of the shampoos that either dry (or women shampoo soften and thin my hair).

    and yeha i seen your hair, looks sexy.
     
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    Fair enough.

    How does the greasy hair part work out for you?
    It lessened?
     
  19. leonmagnus99

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    sort of , just a little bit.

    but i tend to feel more refreshed using shampoo -v-
    and i usually never have that dandruff stuff , those tiny white particles.

    they only would appear if i go 2-3 days without washing hair.

    i even got them when using only conditioner (cowashing).
    but less than doing nopoo.

    and well i googled abit, and it seems that those that workout /sweat abit (for me i go to the gym almost every day).
    and also those that have natural oily hair, i do have oily hair if i go a day without using shampoo.

    so i might use shampoo only abit less than usual, i will try 4 times a week instead of daily shampooing C:

    also cause if i go nopoo i will have greasy/oily hair and i dislike it, feels not clean.
     
  20. SG854

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    I like using the coconut oil shampoos. It leaves your hair a lot smoother. I wash every 2-3 days.
     
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