I have a hair appointment today for highlights but I'm not sure whether I should be washing my hair before I go or whether it is better to go with day. Almost daily, I will have someone come in and ask me if they should wash their hair before tinting or highlighting. The idea of not washing before a color service . I am having highlights and a much needed restyle on Monday (yay!) . When should I last wash my hair - I presume it should be today/tomorrow and not wash . For that reason I prefer foils (am a hairdresser) as when I have used meche I have . Aug 29, 2015 - How exactly should your strands be when you head to the salon? . to heart if you're heading to the salon, and haven't washed your hair in about a week. . 'You personally know when your hair is too dirty, so if you touch your . It's also best to wash your hair the night before coloring—hair that's too clean or too dirty can mess with how the color turns out. And if you're going to a salon, wear your hair as you normally do so the colorist can get an accurate sense of your style. Color not only holds better to dirty hair—clean hair can be too slippery—but if you wash your hair before coloring, the dye or bleach may burn your scalp because it won't have the natural oils to protect it. Don't be embarrassed to see your stylist with dirty hair. In fact, Stone says it's best if you don't wash ahead of time. 'A good rule of thumb before you get your hair colored is 'do nothing.' If you get your hair colored after a shampoo or stimulation it can burn your scalp.' I was wondering if it is better if I have clean hair before I go to the hair dresser. Should I use conditioner when washing before highlights? My mom told me that . So - another hair questionI am going to the salon in a few hours and I was wondering if I should wash my hair or not. I haven't washed it in three days, and . It's best to wash your hair the night before and blowdry your hair . in a chlorinated pool the day of your color appointment, you must shampoo the chlorine out or .