Wash Day - Braid Out + Half Up Top Knot

Thursday, April 02, 2015

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My Wash Day Run-Down:

Pre-poo: I applied Extra Virgin Coconut Oil to my hair while dry. I left my pre-poo on for 20-30 minutes with a plastic cap.

Co-wash: Rinsed out the EVCO and grabbed my lovely Aussie Smooth conditioner to co-wash my roots/hair. Love this stuff - it's truly moisturizing and detangling!!!

Air dried: I t-shirt dried for 15-20 minutes until my hair was just slightly damp. I applied some Scurl No Drip Activator mixed with Creme of Nature Argan Oil Foaming Wrap Lotion to set my hair for increased definition in my braid-out. I sealed my hair with the Creme of Nature 100% Pure Argan Oil to lock in moisture. I then started to section off my hair in 5 sections and began to braid. I added perm rods to the ends of each braid. I air dried my hair overnight and removed my braids in the morning with a little bit of CON Pure Argan oil on my finger tips to prevent frizz.

Style: Since I'm freshly relaxed, braid-outs don't always come out looking 100% because I have no new growth. It can be a hit/miss. I opted for the half up top knot for a more chic trendy look, plus I was celebrating my birthday so I wanted something fun and cute :) 

I gently used a boar bristle brush on my hairline and edges for smoothness. I secured the section with a ponytail holder and began to two-strand twist the remaining hair - wrapped it around & pinned it down! My hair felt so soft and smooth - just the perfect combination for a braid out :)

Results: My Birthday hair :)... out and about!

Until next wash day....

The Wash Day Experience

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  1. Aussie moist conditioner is absolutely a great product. I love the smell too.

    1. Actually its not Aussie Moist, it's the new Miraculously Smooth line. It's amazing!! In my opinion it's better.

    2. Better than Aussie Moist you say? **right click save**

  2. Love it!!! Love that lippie too. May I ask the color? Hope you enjoyed your bday.

    1. Aww thank you! The lipped are from my local beauty supply store. They're moisturizing and long lasting not to mention dirt cheap!

  3. I've been meaning to add the CON foam wrap to my stash for a while now. Your top knot is on point. Gorgeous ring btw!

    1. Thank you so much!! The CON Argan oil has great definition and hold without the hardness :)

  4. I LOVE your lipstick and your sunglasses!
    Your braid-out looks great. I need to do one tonight to liven up this flat hair!

    1. Thanks so much hun!! Braid outs are the best at giving your hair "LIFE"!! :)


  5. you were looking so nice! Happy belated birthday!
    I can't wait for my next relaxer


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