I wash my hair every 7 days on average but occasionally leave it until 10 days have past. This is what I do:
1. Finger Detangle damp hair
...because it is far easier to detangle hair when it is just a little damp rather than when it is wet or very dry. Dampening the hair and softening it with a little conditioner is called plasticizing the hair.
Product used: either a leave-in conditioner or a detangler, Luv Naturals is particularly good but only available in the US and also only on their website.
3. Deep condition
4. Detangle again but this time with a comb
I take the shower cap off, detangle again and then section my hair into twists after the detangling.
5. Rinse out conditioner.
6. Moisturise and plait or twist each section.
My hair has to be twisted or plaited to stretch it. When it was shorter I only did 3-strand plaits because they are the most effective at stretching but now that I have gone past the shoulder twisting seems to work fine.
That is basically it.
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12/6/2013 11:36:37 pm
I've been natural for 2&a half years and I am still have a problem with dryness and split endsI wash my hair it one time week a deep conditionI do everything right and I play in my hair a lot why is my hair not growing I do dust as soon as I get to split end
15/10/2013 10:00:43 pm
Maybe try not playing in your hair so much. Do more low maintenace styles where you don't have to touch your hair for a few days at least. Also try to keep it streched as much as possible
4/7/2013 12:23:58 am
Do you were pre-poo or apply a leave-in conditioner? They were not mentioned in your routine.
Heather @ Neno Natural
4/7/2013 01:07:12 am
My leave-in is mentioned in step 6.
11/7/2014 06:49:41 pm
amazing steps that are so easy :) but require dedication. am up for it and since am only 10months in my transitioning journey, hair breakage has been my worst enemy. Thanks
2/8/2014 11:20:23 pm
very educative and helpful i will try your weekly routine .Thanks.
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