Wash day (11th November 2013)


My wash day started on Monday morning (it was a public holiday in France for celebrating war veterans). I applied my oil mix (Lavender JBCO + thyme oil + lavender oil + cedar wood oil + rosemary oil) to my scalp. Next, I applied avocado oil to my hair. I tied my hair around with cling film and then covered this with my Evolve cholesterol conditioning cap for about 4 – 5 hours. I used the cling film cos’ I didn’t want to mess up my heating cap. The elastic around this cap is really tight and by afternoon, my head was aching. So, I took it off and simply tied a scarf over my cling film wrap.
When my children had gone to bed, I took off the cling wrap and my hair felt so smooth and soft…I was so tempted to just stop my wash day there!
Anyways, I continued my wash day by shampooing with Kariline Look n’ Relax Care Shampoo (sulfate-free). Next, I poured a cup of coffee on my hair while standing in the shower. Afterwards, I squeezed as much water from my hair as I could and then stepped out.
Next, I applied John Frieda Miraculous Recovery Intensive Masque. This conditioner has the most amazing slip ever and I also use it for my daughters’ hair!!
I sat down for about 15 minutes with my cling film back on my hair and then rinsed off the conditioner.
For my leave-ins, I used John Frieda Frizz-Ease 3-day straight styling spray followed by Activilong Acti-Repair Conditioning Milk Spray.
I had earlier planned to roller set like I did last week but I couldn’t bear sitting underneath my hair dryer all by myself at this ungodly hour (maybe like 10.30 pm). I opted to blow dry my hair but it was making too much noise and was probably disturbing my neighbors. I live on the top floor in my apartment complex and the people living in the apartments below already complaining that my family is too noisy!! In the end, I had to tie my satin scarf, wear my bonnet and go to bed.
On Tuesday morning, my hair was about 50% dry but I gad to go out for school runs. I just applied some avocado oil, clipped up my ends and ran out.
I moisturized my hair last night with Kariline Look n Relax Moisturizer & Styling Hair Cream and this is how my hair looks today (Wednesday).
How was your wash day?

I might gave talked about totally ‘strange’ products so I’ve added a few product suggestions that might be comparable to the ones I mentioned in my post –
Kariline Look n’ Relax Care Shampoo – any sulfate-free shampoo.
John Frieda Miraculous Recovery Intensive Masque – try using Silk Dreams Vanilla Silk Cream Moisture Dream conditioner instead.
Activilong Acti-Repair Thermoprotecteur Conditioning Milk Spray – Chi Silk Infusion, Tresemme Heat Tamer Spray, GVP silk remedy.
Kariline Look n Relax Moisturizer & Styling Hair Cream – Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In conditioner, Organic Root Stimulator olive oil moisturizing lotion

About the author
Dr Fomsky

Nigerian-born Dr Fomsky is a God-lover, a wife, a mom of three, a medical doctor by day. Plus she owns a Nigerian-based online hair product store called Sizzelle.
Dr Fomsky is very passionate about hair, skin and weight management. Since she's had her babies, she's been struggling to keep her weight and her tummy down!
At night, she likes to read books, write blog posts and leave comments on other blogs. She lives in Paris, France and is also the author of Solving your relaxed hair breakage book .
DR FOMSKY'S HAIR TYPE: 'Texlaxed' hair, High porosity, Fine hair strands, low to moderate density
CURRENT HAIR LENGTH: Between shoulder and armpit length
LOVING: PURA BODY NATURALS cupuacu butter for sealing, PURA BODY NATURALS Chocolate Smoothie conditioner, and Shescentit moisture mist
LONG-TERM PLAN: Trim off bone-straight ends (6 inches left) over time

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2 Comments to Wash day (11th November 2013)

  1. Olivia says:

    Great…your hair is really growing back and it looks healthy too…i think am gonna relax my hair next month..av been off relaxers for about 3months..trying the au natural tingy and so far it’s not been easy to manage my ibo hair…lol..
    It’s so good to hear from you and part of your experience in a new environment…with time your neighbors would calm down..i still have my hair products and would keep taking good care of my hair..
    This has been my weekly wash regimen since i transitioned in September..
    I wash with Texture My Way Hydrate Intensive Moisture Softening Shampoo.
    Condition with Texture My Way Texture Control Moisture Intensive Dual Conditioner.
    I rinse off and then apply Texture My Way Easy Comb Leave-In Detangling and Softening Cream Therapy.
    Then i also apply my MANE n TAIL Carrot Oil Creme and let my hair airdry or i use low heat hand dryer..
    For my DC this is what i mix and apply on my hair..This hair has to be healthy and grow..FAST..lol..

    Organics Hair Mayonnaise
    TMW Conditioner
    Coconut oil
    Shea butter oil

    I mix them all up and apply on my just washed hair..i wear my shower cap over it and carry it over night..i rinse it out the next morning around 10am but before noon and so far my unrelaxed hair has been responding well..i can’t wait to retouch my hair and see how well my hair would respond to this pampering..
    ..am so loving this doc…you motivated me into taking good care of my hair again..

    miss you doc..hope to meet you someday..xoxo..

    • Dr_fomsky says:

      My dear…I hope they calm down….these my Nigerian children are just too boisterous!!
      Your wash day routine sounds great!! And I’m glad to hear you’re enjoying your hair journey…it really can be fun! I hope to meet you soon my dear!! I plan to come home sometime next year by God’s grace. Tk care.

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