What To Do When Your Hair ODs On Product

Illustrated by Abbie Winters.
You’re halfway through blowdrying your hair in the morning when you realize — crap! — you forgot to rinse out all of your conditioner. Not in the “I want to give my hair a nice treatment today” kind of way, but in the greasy, “I swear I washed my hair this morning” kind of way. Most of us have been there. Cute, right?

Conditioner, oil, mousse, gel, hairspray — chances are, you’ve over-applied one or more of them. But it doesn’t always have to be back to the shower or your third topknot of the week. Click ahead to find out what the pros do when they overdo it.

(And if you’re still confused about how much product you should be using in the first place, we’ve got you covered here.)