Wash & Go (Temperature Method) ‡
Week ending April 3 ‡
product line-up for a wash & go (temperature method)
L-R: Kinky Curly Come Clean Shampoo, ébène shea butter Hair Styling Lotion, Karen’s body beautiful Sweet Ambrosia Leave-in Conditioner, Broccoli Seed Oil
Week ending Mar 12 ‡
product line-up for a quickie wash
L-R: Kinky Curly Come Clean, Jane Carter Condition & Sculpt, Jane Carter Incredible Curls, Broccoli Seed Oil
Week ending Feb 28 ‡
2 Stylers play together:
♣ Jane Carter Incredible Curls
♣ Kinky Curly Curling Custard
L-R: Soutannicals Knot Sauce, Life-flo Pure Shea Nut Oil, Jane Carter Incredible Curls, Kinky Curly Come Clean, Kinky Curly Curling Custard
There’s a method in the madness….‡
♣ Shampoo > Deep conditioner > Hair dryer 20 mins > Warm water rinse > Leave-in conditioner > Hair dryer 20 mins > Cool water spritz > Oil sealant
♣ Shampoo > Warm leave-in conditioner (microwave 1 min) > Cool water spritz > Oil sealant
♣ Clarifying shampoo > Oil only deep conditioning > Hair dryer 20 mins > Leave-in conditioner > Cool water rinse > Oil sealant > Creamy Styler
♣ Co-wash > Leave-in conditioner > Gel Styler > Oil sealant
Co-Washing Need Not Apply ‡
I wash my hair with shampoo…..every single time I cleanse my hair! I rarely co-wash and mostly just for the sake of doing something new.
Low porosity hair (my hair type) is likely to get build-up more easily than high porosity hair and in my experience, requires proper removal of ‘stale’ products before applying additional products on wash day.
Week ending Feb 20 ‡
The Return of Coconut Oil
L-R: Coconut Oil, Incredible Curls, Strawberry Kurls Leave-In Moisturiser, Hemp seed Oil
Wash day Sunday (WDS) marked the return of coconut oil (island made, of course). Coconut oil, I have discovered, is not to be taken lightly. It’s potency can work for you or against you and for my low porosity hair, it’s been both a blessing and a curse. Low porosity hair has all it’s layers intact, this means that its outer layer (cuticle) as well as its inner core (cortex & medulla) are not broken or ‘chipped’. This hair type doesn’t need as much protein or ‘fillers’ which is often times required by high porosity hair to fill the gaps in its cuticle.