Wash Day

[1] Pre-pooed with L’Oreal Total Repair 5 Restoring Conditioner for 15 minutes under my steamer.
[2] Co-washed with Carol’s Daughter Milk Hair Cleansing Conditioner.
[3] It’s been a while since I did a protein treatment (and I had some broken ends to prove it) so I applied Silk Dreams Mocha Silk Infusion to my hair for 10 minutes, and then rinsed.
[4] After wrapping my hair in a towel for 15 minutes to soak up all excess water, I applied Hairveda Sitrinillah for 15 minutes under my steamer.
[5] After t-shirt drying for 40 minutes, I applied my leave-ins (Camille Rose Naturals Curl Love Milk + Giovanni Frizz Be Gone Serum), detangled, and (barely) stretched my hair using the tension method + cold air.
[6] Once my hair was fully detangled, I finished up my air drying my hair in a bun.

This was definitely one those wash days where I lacked nearly zero motivation, which is starting to feel like the normal to me because I feel like I’ve been transitioning forever. I started off transitioning from bone straight relaxed hair to texlaxing and then I switched to transitioning to natural… see what I mean about being on a never-ending transition?

My style for the week has been a simple bun. I move the location of my bun daily to avoid breakage. Sorry for the quality of the photo, I snapped this bun yesterday morning with my phone as I headed to work.

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  1. hey jen! i've been a big fan for a long time but never commented. question: what does your beauty product storage look like? i just started my HHJ and i feel like i'm buried in products!

  2. Do you Ever feel like snipping off the relaxed ends? How many % roughly is your new growth? 50/50?

    1. Author

      I get the urge to cut them every wash day. Uhhh at my longest layers (at my crown that reach my waist) about 40% new growth 60% relaxed ends.

  3. I totally feel you about not having the motivation for anything fancy this wash day. Thanks for the reminder to do a protein treatment! I need to do that too!

    KLP | SavingOurStrands

    1. Author

      No prob! It's so easy for me to forget about my protein treatments… I usually remember to do one when my ends start screaming out in protest.

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