Wednesday, March 22, 2017

My Flexible Wash Day Regimen

My hair regimen is very flexible. I like to move around the pieces of it to best fit my plans. There is nothing more frustrating than a hair regimen that takes away from time that you can be spending with your family or doing something else. 



Here are some of the options I choose when it comes to my washday.

All At Night

The header says it all. I sometimes do my entire regimen at night. When I do this it is often at the kitchen sink, separate from my nightly shower. No one wants to be in the shower for years, running up the water bill! After completing my wash and go, I let my hair air dry a bit before I clip it up and throw a shower cap over it. In the morning, I just take the cap off and air dry for the entire next day.

All in the Morning

Similar to when I do my hair at night, I also do this routine at the kitchen sink. I allow my hair to airdry loose over the day and around 7 or 8 in the evening, I'll sit under my soft bonnet dryer to get my hair closest to fully dry as I can get it before putting it up for the night.

Night/Morning Split

I do this when I don't have a lot of time. I combine my nightly shower with the "care" part of my regimen. This means I will shampoo, clay rinse, and apply my deep conditioner in the shower (care + shower = 30 mins). Once out of the shower I let the conditioner sit with a heating cap then detangle. I twist the detangled sections and let the conditioner sort of dry on my hair a little. I go to sleep with a microfiber turban on.

In the morning, I head to the kitchen sink to rinse the conditioner and rewet my hair for styling. It usually takes me about 40 mins total. After that, it's air drying during the day and sitting under the dryer in the evening.


If you find yourself needing to schedule your washday around your schedule, give one of my routines a try.







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Monday, March 20, 2017

Video| Winter Empties - 2017

What does 3 months of natural hair products look like? See in my newest video--Winter Empties | 2017. Make sure you spend some time in the description box after watching. It's link heavy!

I also apologize for the video quality. Some of my videos have not been uploading in HD and I've tried several things to correct this to no avail.











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Monday, March 13, 2017

Video | Old Curlformers to Bouncy Bantu Curls

Here's an option for when your hair is DONE mid-week and you need a quick style to get you through to the next wash day. I turned an old curlformer set into a bantu knot out that looked fresh and bouncy.


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Create This Look

  1. Divide the hair into 4 large sections
  2. Working with one of the sections, pull out a smaller chunk of hair and dampen it with spray. I used the WonderCurl Rosewater Hydrating Spritz.
  3. Bantu knot the section - bantu knots are pretty simple to create. Just twist the section all in one direction then begin to fashion it into a mini bun. I like to go for bantu knots that are medium in size.
  4. Allow your hair to dry. Since I only sprayed my hair and the knots are comfortable to sleep in, I air dried to 100% overnight.
  5. Separate the curls as they naturally want to split. My hair had previously been in another style so separating was easy because my hair wanted to go into those previous partitions.
I got about 3 days out of this look and re-knotted the top part of my hair toward the end.







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