Tuesday, March 26, 2013

My Girls' Hair Regimen



Wash Routine

Every 2 weeks
  • Detangle hair using a mixture of conditioner (V05/Tresemme Naturals), water, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

  • Section hair into four parts
  • Co-wash each section with Tresemme Natural Conditioner
  • Deep Condition hair with either Shea Moisture Anti Breakage Masque or Eden BodyWorks All Natural Deep Conditioner. Leave on for at least 30 mins

  • After Deep Conditioner time is over, remove the source of heat (plastic cap and thick knitted  cap)
  • Wait 15 mins
  • Apply any conditioner on top of the hair, and then rinse off.
  • Do final rinse with cold water to seal in moisture.

 

Post-Wash Routine
  • Apply Leave In Conditioner (Shea Moisture Curl and Style Milk or Giovanni Direct Leave In)
  • For Big Sis (LOC method of moisturizing): Apply Oil Mix, and then Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie.
  • For Lil Sis (LCO method of moisturizing): Apply Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie and then Oil Mix.
  • Seal ends of hair with Whipped Shea Butter
  • Put hair in protective style
Once a month (if needed)
  • If build up exists: Clarify hair with Giovanni, 50:50 Balanced Hydrating-Clarifying Shampoo
  • If no build up, use Elasta QP Crème Conditioning Shampoo
  • If hair needs protein, use Aubrey GPB Conditioner
During the week Maintenance RoutineEvery other day. If needed, do daily.
  • Use the LOC method for Big Sis and the LCO method for Lil Sis to moisturize hair.
  • Spritz hair with water
  • Apply moisturizer
  • Apply Oil Mix
  • On edges, apply Castor Oil 
  • To lay edges, we also use Whipped Shea butter, and tie down with satin/silk scarf.

Night Routine
  • Always wear a satin bonnet or scarf, and use satin pillowcase

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