How to Go a Week Without Shampooingâ€"And Still Look Great

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Indoor cycling is one seriously drippy workout, so we were impressed that SoulCycle NYC studio manager Chrissie Hooper—who leads classes six days a week—can go a week between washes! Take inspiration from her photo diary of chic, unshampooed locks.

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Day 1

"I keep my workout light so I can wear my hair down, though I may pin up the sides for a little more volume since my hair is fine."

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Day 2

"A loose bun gets my hair off of my neck, and I leave my sweat-drenched mane up until it's totally dry—much later in the day."

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Day 3

"The sweat from yesterday's class gave my hair texture and lots of body, so I can wear it loose again—with the help of a little dry shampoo."

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Day 4

"Time for a braided ponytail. A thin elastic band keeps the finer strands around my hairline flat and smooth."

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Day 5

"A high bun again, but this time it's tight to hold flyaways at bay. This look takes me from cycling to happy hour."

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Day 6

"Dirty hair is easier to style, which means I can mold it into just about any 'do, and I love the fishtail braid. Funky and functional."

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Day 7

"Enter the high ponytail with a bandanna tied at the roots to hide the greasies. At the end of the day, let there be shampoo!"

For more tips and tricks for making your hair look good through even your most intense sweat session, check out the March 2015 issue of Women's Health, on newsstands now.

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