My Hair Regimen

Monday, March 17, 2008

My Healthy Hair Regimen | on

Last Revised October 16, 2016:

My regimen consists of a consistent moisture/protein balance! A consistent dose of protein is important for my high porosity 4b/c relaxed hair. My focus over the years has always been on keeping my regimen as simple as possible! My wash days are Sundays and Thursdays.

→ Prepoo with a light protein for 15-20mins with a heat cap, rinse
→ Shampoo
→ Deep Condition with a moisturizing conditioner for 25-30mins with heat, rinse
→ Apply Leave-in and lightly comb through
→ Air dry with the Scarf Method (if needed)
→ Moisturize and seal then I apply JBCO to my scalp in sections (optional)

→ Deep Condition on dry hair with a moisturizing treatment/oil for 25-30mins.
→ Co-wash with a Moisturizing Conditioner
→ Apply Leave-ins and lightly comb through
→ Air dry with the Scarf Method
→ Moisturize and seal then I apply JBCO to my scalp in sections (optional)


- Relax every 10-14 weeks
- Dust/trim when needed (approx every 4-6 months)
- Baggy my ends when dry
- Light Protein Treatment 1x/week
- Clarify 1-2x/month
- Wear protective styles 99% (buns)

My Staple Hair Products:

- Creme of Nature Argan Oil Shampoo

Clarifying Shampoo:
- Ion Clarifying Shampoo

Protein Treatment/Conditioner:
- Aphogee 2 Minute Reconstructor

Moisturizing Deep Conditioners:
- Keracare Humecto (Tub)

Leave-In Conditioner:
- S-Curl
- Creme of Nature Straight From Eden Detangling Leave-in Treatment

- S-Curl

- Jojoba Oil

Scalp Oil:
- Jamaican Black Castor Oil

Deep Conditioner Additions:
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Avocado Oil
- Virgin Coconut Oil

Heat Protectant/Serum:
- One n Only Argan oil
- TRESemmè Keratin Smooth Spray

Gel/Edge Control:
- Fantasia IC Gel w/ Sparkelites
- ORS Edge Control
- Hicks Total Transformation Edge Control

Co-wash Moisturizing Conditioner:
- Herbal Essences Hello Hydration Conditioner
- Aussie Miraculously Smooth
- Herbal Essences Replenishing Conditioner

Relaxer Prep:
- Base my scalp with JBCO
- Apply Roux Porosity Control to previously relaxed hair and ends
- Coat previously relaxed hair with Vaseline or DAX to prevent "relaxer run-off"

- ORS Olive Oil Lye Normal Strength (20-25mins)

Neutralizing Shampoo:
- Motions Oil Moisturizer Neutralizing Shampoo

Useful Tip:  I mainly finger comb my hair, moisturize & seal then style. I barely use combs. Low manipulation is key for me!!

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