Should I Wash my Hair in the Kitchen Sink or Shower?

Hey Curlies,

I think about this subject every time I wash my hair. Should I be washing my hair in the sink or the shower?

During an earlier version of this post I wrote...
"The last couple of weeks I've taken all of my products to the kitchen sink and flipped my head over the sink, face down, to wash my hair.
Ultimately this is just me being lazy because I don't want to get into the shower twice within 2 hours. (One for the initial wash and condition. Two for the final rinse of the deep conditioner). That all just seems to be too much for me....)
Well, my kitchen sink flipping days are over.
There is a huge advantage of washing your hair the correct way, using a downward motion. I then thought, "I am washing my hair in a downward motion when I am at the sink, so it must be okay"...wrong!"
I still find this to be true, but over the years I've learned the loop holes to this rule.

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Should I wash my hair in the sink or shower? -

Yes, you still want to wash your hair in a downward motion, meaning the direction your hair normally hangs (down toward the shoulders and back), but now that my hair is longer, here's a secret.

With much longer hair, I don't always have to wash my hair in the shower because I can essentially treat the kitchen sink like my shower with these two items:

Because my hair is longer, there is no need for me to "flip my hair over the sink." I can now split my hair into two halves, lean over the sink and wash using the hose. The attachment allows me to catch the water stream without having to try and fit my head under the sink (causing the flipping method).

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But if you have shorter hair, you may want to continue washing your hair in the's why:


Just makes sense right?