- Prep from the day before. If you’re into pre-pooing do that the night before. I don’t so I will skip this step
- Organize what products you will use the day if you wash day. I do that the day before
- Set a timer to ensure you don’t overdo any portion of your wash day. 20 Minutes to shampoo and condition, 20 Minutes for Deep Treat and so forth. Click here to get a break down of how much time you should be doing on each section. You can also print this sheet.
- Use the same brand of shampoo and conditioner. It may seem like a marketing ploy but I am here to say it’s a ploy that works. Companies formulate their line to work with each other. Tested and tried it’s not a ploy.
- Concentrate your shampoo at your scalp for maximum cleansing and your deep conditioner or conditioner at the ends for maximum moisture.
- I am a stickler for my fingers. My fingers get into my scalp. They are able to feel the strands or any problem area. However, you have the option of using a shampoo comb. It’s quite a relaxing feeling due to its massaging capabilities. You can find one here if you would like to use it.
- Start your shampoo early so you can have the rest of day to dry, pamper and style your gorgeous self
Bonus Tip: Use your shampoo until it is all finished, then select a new line to experiment with. Choose one that is parabens, sulphates or alcohol. The aim of a shampoo is to get your hair clean without stripping the moisture from your hair. Sign p for our newsletter and be the first to get all the new product details.
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