Since my last day I have been moisturising and sealing my hair every other day – I have been protecting my ends in either a bun or folding and tucking them in then securing with a bobby pin. I have used my leave in conditioner (Beautiful Textures Tangle Taming Leave-In Conditioner) to moisturise because I ran out of my usual moisturiser and the shop where I bought it doesn’t stock it anymore 🙁 – so I am open to ideas for a new moisturiser.
Anyhoo, during the week I noticed that I was losing a lot of hair, everytime I ran my fingers through my hair in the evening, I would come back with much more hair than I expected, the bright side is that most of the hair was shed hair. That is why I have decided to start with tea rinses again so I can hopefully stop the shedding in its tracks!
Here is what I did for my wash day: Did a hot oil treatment as a prepoo using coconut oil. I prepooed using heat for 30 minutes  Shampooed using Aunt Jackie’s Oh So Clean Moisturising & Softening Shampoo  Sprayed a mixture of chai and chamomile&rooibos tea to my scalp and hair, I let it sit for 15 minutes. The tea made my hair a bit hard, but I didn’t mind much because I was going to DC afterwards  I applied AphoGee 2 Minute Keratin Reconstructor to my ends, hairline and nape ( I am trying out protein layering for the first time to help strengthen these parts of my hair). I then applied a mixture of Dabur Vatika Black Seed Hair Mask Treatment Cream, glycerine and my JBCO oil mix. I deep conditioned for 30 minutes using heat and I had to run some errands, so I let the DC sit in my hair for another 3 hours.  I rinsed off and t-shirt dried  Once my hair was sufficiently dry, I applied my usual leave-ins Beautiful Textures Tangle Taming Leave-In Conditioner and Motions CPR Triple Action Leave-In Conditioner  I applied some coconut oil to the hair and sealed all that using olive oil.
I did my go-to fold over, tuck and pin ends do, I will keep my hair like that for the rest of the week.
I also gathered up all the lost hair: shed and broken from my prepoo finger detangling and after leave-ins wide-tooth comb detangling. I plan to compare each week and see if the tea rinses are helping me or not.
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