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A 39-year-old female asked:

i blow dry my hair every night after i wash it. does that dry out the hair?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Blow drying hair: Either set your hair dryer on medium heat, or alternate between hot and cold. If the hair dryer is constantly on the "hot" setting, your hair will dry out and lose its silky finish.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Yes: Yes unless you use conditioner that is activated by the dryer.

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A 21-year-old male asked:

How frequently should I wash my hair ?Should i apply oil ? When on dry hair or wet hair ?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Most people: Go for every day, along with a shower. I would not apply oil, depends on what effect u r trying to create. What do you want from your hair?

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