My Regimen (In Nigeria)


MY NORMAL REGIMEN IS BELOW, HOWEVER I AM CURRENTLY TRYING OUT THE MAXIMUM HYDRATION METHOD 

I start off with a quick dry de-tangle before I either co-wash or shampoo my hair. I do this every week if in a loose style or every fortnight if in twists/twistout using whatever products I have on hand.

Every other wash I’ll deep condition with a moisturising deep conditioner and leave on the conditioner for about an hour or until when I’ve finished whatever chores or tasks I need to do. When deep conditioning I always shampoo first, deep condition and then go on to styling.

I’m still getting used to my new job and the weather so styling is not adventurous right now. I either prep three strand twists, normal twists or Bantu knots. After a few days humidity has gotten to the definition and I just bun or puff until the next wash day.

For moisture I use a leave in conditioner on damp hair, sometimes followed by a styler, afterwards I seal in with a light oil. I generally don’t moisturise during the week, sometimes I may put a bit of leave in on the sides if it’s feeling extra dry.

I don’t schedule trims, but I know I need one soon, I generally do trims while my hair is still wet and in twists about twice a year.

Current cleansers
Rhassoul clay shampoo bar
Lemon and honey black soap paste
As I am coconut co-wash
Herbal essences totally twisted conditioner
Elasta QP intense conditioner

Deep conditioner
Vitale Olive oil hair mayonnaise

Moisturisers/leave in
Giovanni direct leave in

Stylers
Beautiful textures moisture butter whipped curl cream
Shea moisture curl enhancing smoothie

Oils
Extra virgin olive oil

Miscellaneous
Elasta QP Glaze (for my edges sometimes)

 

Max Hydration Method

Step 1

I either do the Cherry Lola treatment, or use baking soda and conditioner.

Step 2

cowash and detangle

Step 3

Rhassoul or bentonite clay bar, or bentonite clay treatment

Step 4

I use a conditioner a a leave-in

Step 5

Style as a wash n go with gel, or with s styler for a set style.

 

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