Here are some tips on how to wash your hair with both hot and cold water.
1. Rinses away dirt and oil
Hot water open the pores, which is great for exfoliating and removing the oil from your skin. If you have a very oily scalp, washing with hot water can be beneficial. Warm water allows the dirt and hair product that has accumulated on your scalp to escape the pores and be rinsed away.
2.May result in overly porous hair
Hot water Opens Up the pores and the cuticle of your hair shafts. that being said, rinsing your hair with hot water too often can leave the hair overly porous, causing it to be dry and brittle.
Heat causes frizzy hair and hot water is no exception. No matter what your hair type, the hair needs moisture to stay frizz free. Because hot water can strip the hair of natural oils, moisture escapes the hair shafts and result in frizz.
1.Seals the moisture in the hair
Just the opposite of hot water, cold water closes the pores and prevents dirt from entering and accumulating on the scalp. Not only dose it close the pores, it also closes the hair cuticle, sealing in moisture from the conditioner that you applied to your hair.
Sometimes stylist like to finish blow drying with cold air because it leave the hair shiny. Cold water is known to smooth the hair by closing the scalp of your hair cuticle.
Because cold water leaves the hair smooth, it can also flatten your hair, if tour hair lacks in volume, rinsing your hair with cold water might result in flat hair and curls with no bounce.
C-So What's A Girl To Do?
Alright, so what's the final verdict on how to wash your hair?
Hot water is better for rinsing hair of dirt and grease, but is dries the strands.
Cold water, on the other hand, add shine,seals in moisture and prevents frizz.
The Solution? I advice that you use both ...
Cleanse, condition and detangle your hair with WARM water, NOT HOT. Turn the Dial to COOL and run it over your hair for final rinse.