My updated hair regimen
I have updated my hair regimen from my old 2011 one and I’m happy with it for NOW!! LOL! I honestly think that the regimen won’t change..maybe just some of the products! For my latest 2015 regimen, please click HERE.
|Sunday||Prepoo with Strong Roots Pimento oil on my scalp and Elasta QP Intense Fortifying conditioner or any oil mix containing coconut oil on my hair. I usually wear a heating cap for at least 15 minutes or sit under a dryer.||Wash my hair with Elasta QP Shampoo for relaxed hair or Ion Swimmer’s Shampoo||Deep condition my hair with any of my staple deep conditioners. I use protein one week and non-protein the next week. I usually use a heating cap for at least 15 minutes or sit under a dryer.||For my leave-in conditioner, I use a diluted mix of Aussie 3 minute miracle deeep conditioner and seal it with any oil containing ceramides.||I usually air dry. I might occasionally wet wrap OR roll and set my hair if I want a sleek look.||At night, I just wear my satin bonnet and go to bed.|
|Monday||Comb through my hair lightly and style it. Apply a little oil for shine.||• Apply some oil to my hair. I prefer to use Jamaican Black Castor oil serum with Argan oil but when it’s finished, I just use my regular oil mix.• Next, I tie my satin scarf. Followed by a satin bonnet. Then a shower cap and lastly a crochet beret. Click here to see pictures of my night time routine.|
|Tuesday||Same as above||Same as above. Massage my scalp.|
|Wednesday||Apply Elasta QP Intense Fortifying conditioner and wear a shower cap for at least an hour. Sometimes with a heating cap if possible.||Rinse out the conditioner and use Salon Selectives Conditioner, Type V or any other instant conditioner to ‘wash’ my hair.||Apply my diluted mix of Aussie 3 minute miracle deeep conditioner as my leave-in treatment.||Air dry my hair by sitting very close to the fan||Wear a satin bonnet and go to bed.|
|Thursday||Comb through my hair lightly and style it. Apply a little oil for shine.||• Apply some oil to my hair. I prefer to use Jamaican Black Castor oil serum with Argan oil but when it’s finished, I just use my regular oil mix.• Next, I tie my satin scarf. Followed by a satin bonnet. Then a shower cap and lastly a crochet beret. Click here to see pictures of my night time routine.|
|Friday||Same as above||Same as above. Massage my scalp.|
|Saturday||Same as above||I try to decide if I want to do a braid out, twist out, etc for the next day. Braid my hair and then go to bed.|
|Every 12 -16 weeks||Relax my hair|
|1 week before I relax my hair||Follow my normal pre-poo routine.||Wash my hair with my regular shampoo||Deep condition with Joico Moisture Recovery Conditioner for dry hair (for about 30 minutes) sitting under the dryer.||Dry and style my hair as above|
|1st week after relaxing my hair.I repeat this same process on the 6th week after relaxing my hair.||Prepoo with coconut oil||Clarify my hair with Ion Clarifying shampoo or any other clarifying shampoo I lay my hands on.||Use Aphogee 2-step protein||Deep condition with any moisturizing conditioner in my stash||Dry and style my hair as normal|
- Non-Protein condtioners:
- Protein conditioners:
So that’s about it!!
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