Can You Overcondition Your Hair? A Celeb Hairstylist Weighs In


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It’s pretty much ingrained in us that conditioner is the route to silky-smooth strands—hairstylists sing the praises of regular deep-conditioning masks, the market is flooded with hydrating leave-in treatments—so it’s understandable that many of us have adopted a "more is more" approach. But if your shower is as littered with haircare products as ours is, perhaps you, too, have wondered, "Am I overdoing it?" We consulted the hair master and Matrix SoColor celebrity stylist George Papanikolas to find out if our conditioning habits have gotten out of control.

Scroll through to find out if you need to step away from the conditioner!