So this is a recent "trend" (is that the right word??) that I really wanted to try out. I don't tend to condition my hair every wash as I have quite short hair and I don't want it to look greasy. But in this I got quite dry hair. So this seemed like the answer to all my problems.
Essentially it gives you volume without the need for other, more expensive, products. You can use what ever shampoo and conditioner you want no matter how much and it should have some effect.

I really do think that it works. You get out the shower with your hair feeling soft yet clean. It doesn't feel as soft as it usually would after a condition but it doesn't feel exceptionally dry or anything. Overall I would really recommend this strategy if you are looking to add a bit more volume but don't want to spend loads of money on new products. Another tip if you want to add more volume is to dry your hair upside down. This works great with reverse washing as your hair has a bit more grip so will keep hold of the added volume easier.

Have you reverse washed before?

Allie x

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  1. I gave reverse washing a go when everyone was first raving about it and at first I was quite impressed. My hair was shiny and easy to work with but after a few reverse washes, it started to get really dry, knotty and just generally a bit gross. So I have up and went back to regular washing. Reverse washing seems to really work for some people but alas, not for me!

    I love your hair style too by the way :)

  2. I tried reverse washing before, but I my hair always became brittle after a few tries. I think Once in a while is all right, but never continuously.
    Angie x

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  4. A Girl From Glasgow16 October 2014 at 22:39

    Wow I had never heard of reverse washing! Strange idea :P
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    A Girl From Glasgow – Julie x

  5. I'm usually the same, conditioner can weigh my hair down so much xx

  6. Thank you will be sure to check it out xx

  7. Yeah, I've never done it for a long period of time but I can see it becoming a problem xx

  8. That seems to be the case with most people, thank you! xx