Stronger, Longer Hair Challenge
Day after day we tend to play in our hair; some more than others. It has become an obsession for some people. Of course, we all like to do different things to our hair. I have extensions in right now to give my hair a break from having “hand in hair” syndrome. I am always messing with my hair because I am a hair blogger so I decided to give my hair some well needed rest. When I don’t have extensions in (which is the majority of the time), I wear my hair natural. I have come up with a Spring/Summer weekly regimen that has worked for me the past couple of years that I always stick to:
- Sunday– Hair wash day! I love to wash and condition my hair and maybe even sit under the steamer. This is the day that I have the most time to do my hair and to not have to rush. I start off around 2pm-ish. I wash and detangle my hair thoroughly- which for me can take up to 30 minutes. After that, I do about 9 two stands twists with some of my favorite products. I let me hair dry a little bit throughout the day so I am not going to bed with wet hair. If I get started a little later, or if my hair is too damp, I will take a blow drier with a diffuser attachment on cool and blow it for a little while.
- Monday– In the morning, I take my twists out. I add a nice gloss to make my hair shiny. And voila! At night I re-twist my hair adding a moisturizer in as I twist. I make sure to not disrupt the curls by not separating the hair too much. I want to keep the frizz down.
- Tuesday– This morning I do the same thing and repeat the steps! Simple and easy breezy!
- Wednesday– This is typically the last day of my twist out where it looks decent lol. I get through the day, add a moisturizer in as I re-twist at night, and prepare for washing the next morning.
- Thursday– I have to get up early on Thursdays because it’s Wash & Go time. I can do wash & go’s on Thursdays because I usually can only get a good 2 days out of it so it will last me until the end of the work week. I use a moisturizer, a gloss, and a holding product and mix them all together in my hand. Then I rake through my hair with my fingers and flip my hair upside down and I let my hair air dry during warmer weather. At night, I put my hair into a very loose bun and add a moisturizing crème if needed.
- Friday: Wake up! Shake my hair out (literally) until it falls nicely and go!!
- Saturday: Maybe bun it! Make a puff! Or anything else that is easy to do from a 2 day old wash and go. Sometimes I add moisture or spray a leave-in conditioner to revitalize my curls. I get ready for Sunday to do it all over again.
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