Friday, August 23, 2013

UPDATED: Big Sis and Lil Sis Natural Hair Regimen



Wash Routine (updated August 23rd 2013)

Week 1
  At the end of the week, check the state of the hair, if it needs to be redone, do the following:
 
Detangle
  • (Lil Sis) Detangle hair using a mixture of conditioner, water, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • (Big Sis) Detangle hair by spritzing lightly with water and then adding Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
    Cleansing
    • Co-wash: Wash with a moisturizing conditioner or a co-wash cleansing conditioner
    • Finish with a cold water rinse
    Post-Wash Routine
    
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    Week 2

    Light Protein Treatment
    • Apply Aubrey Organics GBP Conditioner for 15 mins to dry hair
    • Detangle hair using a mixture of conditioner , water, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
    • Rinse off

    Cleansing
    • Wash hair with a sulfate free shampoo
    • Apply a rinse out conditioner for 5 mins

    Deep Conditioner
    • Apply a moisturizing deep conditioner
    • Cover hair with plastic cap and a thick knitted hat for at least 30 mins
    • Apply a rinse out conditioner for 2 mins
    • Finish with a cold water rinse

    Post-Wash Routine
    
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    Week 3 (Repeat Week 1 process)
     
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    Week 4

    Detangle
    • (Lil Sis) Detangle hair using a mixture of conditioner, water, and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
    • (Big Sis) Detangle hair by spritzing lightly with water and then adding Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
    Cleansing
    • Wash hair with a clarifying shampoo
    • Apply a rinse out conditioner for 5 mins
     
    Deep Conditioner
    • Apply deep conditioner
    • Cover hair with plastic cap and a thick knitted hat for at least 30 mins
    • Apply a rinse out conditioner for 2 mins
    • Finish with a cold water rinse
    Post-Wash Routine

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      During the week Maintenance Routine (As needed)
    • Use the LOC method for Big Sis and the LCO method for Lil Sis to moisturize hair.
    • Spritz hair with water
    • Apply Oil Mix
    • Apply Moisturizing Cream
    • On edges, apply Castor Oil 
    • To lay edges, we also use Whipped Shea butter, and tie down with satin/silk scarf.
    How we moisturize hair
    How we lay our edges
    

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

      As of August 23rd, 2013, Here are the products we love using. Click name of product to view the product's ingredient list
       
       Detangling
    • Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
    • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • VO5 Moisture Milk Conditioner

     Cleansing

    Deep Conditioning

    Post Wash

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