While a lot of us have opted for co-washing to eliminate the drying effects of shampoo, there are times when a deep cleansing is needed. But a deep clean doesn’t have to mean a dry clean, especially if you incorporate a pre-poo into your regimen.
There are a number of different types of pre-poos on the market, from oil-based products that act like deep oil treatments, to dandruff control rinses that ensure your scalp is relieved of any flakes and dryness during the wash phase, to protein-based treatments that help repair hair and prevent breakage before all that detangling and styling.
You may not be excited about adding yet another step to your wash day regimen, but when you consider the detangling, moisturizing, strengthening, and softening effects a pre-poo can have on your hair, we think you’ll find its worth the extra 5 to 20 minutes. Here are a few options we love.