How to Create the Right Hair Care Routine for You

Building your hair care regimen? Let the All Things Hair Personal Hairstylist help you. Here's how.

A good hair care routine is essential in ensuring that your hair stays healthy and beautiful. It involves choosing the right shampooconditioner, and treatment products along with a regimen that helps you achieve your hair goals. Hair care routines may differ from one person to another because hair types and needs vary as well. 

If you’re not sure what hair care routine suits you best, our All Things Hair Personal Hairstylist is ready to help! Read on to learn more about your new personalized hair care regimen.

With just a few clicks on your phone, you’ll see hair products and tips tailored for you. Here’s how.

1. Connect through Facebook messenger.

Go to the All Things Hair PH Facebook messenger to chat with your virtual personal hairstylist.

2. Click “Create Routine.”

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Your All Things Hair Personal Hairstylist can help you come up with a hair care routine.

Fill in your All Things Hair Personal Hairstylist about your hair goal. Do you want strong and long hair? Straight and frizz-free? How about more volume? Click the option that matches your hair goal.

3. Choose your scalp type, styling methods, and the salon treatments you got recently.  

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Just answer a few questions about your hair.

Is your scalp greasy or dry? Do you blow-dry or iron your hair often? Have you had your hair bleached or color-treated lately? Let your virtual personal hairstylist know to get the correct recommendations.

4. Check out the recommended products.

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You can purchase these products online by clicking “Buy Now.”

Look at the suggested shampoo, conditioner, hair treatment mask, and styling product. These products are all chosen based on your hair goals. If you don’t like them or you want to see more products, just click “Swap Product” to check out other options.

5. Establish your hair care routine!

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Read more about your new hair care routine on

Click “Regimen details” to see different articles detailing tips that will help you achieve your hair goal.

No matter your hair type, a good hair care routine consists of keeping your hair clean, moisturized, and nourished. Here’s what you need to do to achieve that.

1. Cleanse.

Asian woman shampooing her hair as part of her hair care routine
Use the right shampoo for your hair type. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Washing your hair regularly helps get rid of dirt and product buildup. It also removes excess oil, keeping your hair from becoming overly greasy. Regular cleansing also helps protect your scalp from itching and irritation.

However, overwashing your hair can strip it of its natural oils and make it dry. Your hair type determines how frequently you should wash your hair. If your hair is fine and thin, wash it daily, as oil can easily weigh it down. Same with straight hair because oil can easily travel along your hair shaft. Your strands can become overly greasy if you often skip hair washes. 

Editor’s tip: We recommend using Dove Straight & Silky Keratin Tri-Silk Serum Shampoo to keep your hair clean and smooth. It has Keratin Tri-Silk Serum, a combination of keratin, fiber actives, and serum ingredients that instantly repair damage, deeply nourish and protect your hair, and leave it extra beautiful. This shampoo also has Amino Essence that boosts hair health and deeply nourishes up to the core of your hair fibers.  

On the other hand, wavy and curly hair types are prone to dryness and frizz. And unlike straight hair, oil travels slowly down the hair shaft. You may skip a wash to let your natural oils moisturize your hair. However, it may not be ideal in a hot and humid country like ours. The key is to use a shampoo that packs a lot of moisturizing ingredients, so your waves and curls don’t get dry even if you wash your hair often.

Editor’s tip: Try Love Beauty and Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose Blooming Colour Shampoo for your curly hair. It has murumuru butter, which is known for its deeply moisturizing properties, so it suits hair types that need all the moisture they can get. It also leaves your hair with the fragrance of Bulgarian rose petals. 

For color-treated hair, you need a shampoo designed to fight color fading. After all, you wouldn’t want your new hue to be washed down the drain, right?

Editor’s tip: Keep your hair color vibrant with the help of TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Color Radiance Shampoo. Its anti-fade technology works by creating a waterproof film that coats your strands. This film seals in and locks the color in your hair fibers, so you get to enjoy your hue for twice longer. This shampoo also has jojoba oil to keep your hair moisturized and shiny. 

2. Condition.

Asian woman conditioning her hair as part of her hair care routine
Don’t skip hair conditioning even if you’re in a hurry. Credit: Natasha Estelle

This step brings back moisture that got stripped off at the shampooing stage. Conditioning helps your hair become smooth, shiny, and manageable. And when your hair is well-moisturized, it is less likely to break and get damaged due to everyday brushing and styling.

Editor’s tip: Dry hair tends to be brittle and prone to hair fall, so always condition your hair after shampooing. We recommend Cream Silk Hair Fall Defense Tri-Oleo Conditioner. It is infused with Tri-Oleo Complex, which consists of oils known to help make hair stronger, smoother, and full of life. This conditioner also strengthens your hair from the inside out to protect it against hair fall.  

If your hair has been extremely damaged due to styling, bleaching, and various chemical treatments, use a conditioner for damaged hair. Aside from moisture, your hair needs ingredients that repair hair and protect it from future damage.

Editor’s tip: Nurse damaged hair back to its healthy-looking state by using Dove Keratin Repair 1 Minute Serum Conditioner. It has keratin-infused serum capsules that go deep into your strands to repair damage from within. With regular use, it leaves your hair recovered, beautiful, and resilient in just one minute.

3. Detangle.

Asian woman detangling her hair as part of her hair care routine
Comb the tips of your hair gently to get rid of knots. Credit: Hariono Halim

After washing your hair, gently detangle your hair with a wide-tooth comb. You may also use your fingers. Detangle the tips first before going to the upper sections of your hair to minimize tugging and pulling that may lead to breakage.

4. Dry.

Asian woman blow-drying her hair as part of her hair care routine
Don’t forget to put the nozzle on your hairdryer to direct airflow. Credit: Natasha Estelle

Let your hair dry naturally to minimize heat damage. However, if you need to blow-dry your hair, set your hairdryer to its medium heat setting, as high temperatures can leave your hair extremely dry and brittle.

5. Treat.

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Pamper your hair at least once a week with a hair mask treatment. Credit: Dennie Ramon

Complement your shampoo-and-conditioner duo with hair treatment products that help you achieve your hair goals. Want smoother and shinier hair? Use a treatment mask that reduces frizz. Got dry hair? Pamper your tresses with a deep-conditioning treatment. You can even use treatment products infused with vitamins for more nourished hair!

Editor’s tip: Protect your hair from styling damage by using Dove Advanced Keratin Treatment Mask. It combines the power of a keratin shot with niacinamide and vitamin complex to not only repair hair but also protect it from the damaging effects of everyday styling. To get the best results, use this treatment mask weekly. 

With hair that’s beautiful and well taken care of, the next thing you might ask is how to style it. After all, what better way to showcase your hair than by trying out different looks. Do you leave it down or do you tie it in a ponytail? Should you cut it? Well, your All Things Hair Personal Hairstylist has got you covered on that, too! It lets you play with different hairstyles through its virtual try-on feature. Just follow these simple steps to get your own virtual makeover.

1. Click “Try On Styles.”

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Get ready for your virtual makeover.

You can be as playful as you want, and if you’re ready for the unexpected, click “Suprise Me!” Want to narrow down the choices and get tailored recommendations? It’s all good. Just click “Match My Style” and your assistant’s got your back.

2. Upload your selfie.

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Make sure your face is seen clearly in your photo.

Snap a new photo using your phone camera, or upload an existing one. Just make sure that you’re looking straight into the camera, your hair is pulled back, and you’re not wearing eyeglasses or any accessories in your photo.

3. Enjoy!

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Voila! Say hello to your new look!

Have fun checking out the different hairstyle recommendations. You can even save these photos so you can check them out again later on.

With the help of your All Thing Hair Personal Hairstylist, it’s easy to create the hair care routine that suits you best. You even get a free virtual makeover! Try these features now and share the news with your friends.

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