Our hair is our crowning glory and we spend hours every week washing and drying and styling it.

But apparently all that effort has gone to waste, because we’ve been getting the first step completely wrong.

“Conditioning before you shampoo is great for adding nourishment to fine hair without weighing it down,” Nina told Lovin.ie.

“It also promotes a longer lasting blowdry and primes the hair before cleansing, allowing shampoo to distribute easier and more evenly.”

Put conditioner all over your hair, not just on the ends.

“You will be cleansing it after, so your hair won’t be weighed down or oily,” she explains

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