What should my wash day routine be?

Wash Day Routine

  • Step 1: GET YA MIND RIGHT.
  • Step 2: Pre-Poo (20 – 45 mins)
  • Step 3: Detangle & Section (20 – 30 mins)
  • Step 4: Shampoo (20-40 mins)
  • Step 5: Deep Condition (15 – 60 mins)
  • Step 6: Condition (5 – 30 mins) *Optional*
  • Step 7: Moisturize & Style (15 mins – eternity)
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What should I do on wash day for natural hair?

Here it is:

  • Hydrate and prep pre-shampoo. When I know wash day is approaching, I try to keep my hair from getting super tangled the day and night before.
  • Shampoo the scalp.
  • Condition, condition, condition.
  • Carefully detangle.
  • Let that conditioner sit and get to work.
  • Gently style with curl cream and gel.

How do I make my wash day last?

Make Your Wash Day Last

  1. Step One: Take your time on wash day. The more effort you put into your wash day, the better.
  2. Step Two: Protect your hair at night. Cover your hair while you sleep, and you will reap the benefits!
  3. Step Three: Refresh your curls in between washes.
  4. Step Four: Wear your hair in a protective style.

What is a wash and go routine?

What is a wash-n-go? Also known as the wash-n-wear routine, a wash-n-go is a hair care method and technique designed to transform hair into soft, hydrated, and manageable tresses while preventing future damage (even if you use heat from time-to-time).

What should I do the night before washing day?

Pre-pooing also makes hair easier to detangle, which results in less breakage when it’s combed. The night before wash day, or sometimes just 15-30 minutes prior to jumping in the shower, I’ll apply a ton of coconut oil and don a plastic shower cap.

What can you do on a non wash day?

Non-wash days Dry Conditioner: Yes, you read that right. Dry conditioner is not as well-known as dry shampoo, but definitely a game changer if you think your hair feels a little more dull or drab on your non-wash days. Dry conditioner is a great way to add back in some softness, and tame flyaways without being heavy.

What is the best way to wash natural hair?

I’m going to give you my top tips for getting through wash day with natural hair.

  1. Prepoo With Oil. If you need to familiarize yourself with the details of prepooing click here.
  2. Section And Wash.
  3. Lather Once With A Sulfate Free Shampoo.
  4. Follow Up with Conditioner.
  5. Dry Hair With A Microfiber Towel or T-shirt.

Should I wet my natural hair everyday?

You should spritz water over your hair daily, paying special attention to the ends. Water is a basic moisturizing agent for the hair and you should never run a comb through your hair without applying some water on it first.

What should you do the day before a wash?

  1. Step 1: Pre-Shampoo Care. Mask. Play/Pause Button. My mask-day essentials.
  2. Step 2: Wash Hair. Shampoo. Play/Pause Button.
  3. Step 3: Deep Condition. Mask. Play/Pause Button.
  4. Step 4: Prep Hair for Styling. Leave-In Conditioner. Play/Pause Button.
  5. Step 5: Style Hair. Apply Product. Play/Pause Button.

How do you keep wash and go moisturized?

Moisture is key. When wearing a wash and go, it’s important to moisturize your hair daily. This step will be different for every head of hair, but spritzing with water and applying a leave-in conditioner or oil such as coconut oil will certainly add and keep moisture in your hair.

How long will a wash and go last?

Dickey says a wash-and-go can last on loose textures for three to five days before it starts frizzing excessively. Kinkier, 4C textures can keep theirs for one to two days before having to re-do the style.

Is it important to have a wash day routine?

If you haven’t heard, having a solid wash day routine is essential to promote a healthy moisture balance, ensure length retention, and minimize breakage and shedding. Contrary to popular belief, our wash day routine doesn’t have to take up our entire Sunday. If we plan accordingly, our wash day routine can be quick, easy and actually enjoyable.

Do you do wash day as a lazy natural?

Life is filled with tedious but necessary tasks. As a lazy natural, washday is high on my list. During various points in my natural life, the amount of time to cleanse, detangle, and style my hair has stretched out in front of me like a vast, empty wasteland.

Why is Wash Day important for black women?

For Black women, Wash Day isn’t a routine — it’s a ritual. From the products we choose to the spaces we create, the time we spend caring for our hair connects us to ourselves, our culture, and the people we want to be.

Can You Wash your hair in one day?

There it is, a wash day regimen that doesn’t actually take all day. What’s your secret to a fast hair care regimen? Share your secrets below. Don’t forget to check out Imani’s home at Tribecalledcurl.com