[Wash Day] Quick ‘n Easy

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I finally washed my hair on Sunday evening after 2 weeks of being in the cornrows, during this time, I have been moisturising my hair at least once a day with a water-based spritz, I have also been applying oil on my scalp regularly to do scalp massages. I had been planning on washing after 10 days, but I got lazy and also my hair wasn’t giving me any trouble i.e. my scalp wasn’t itchy, so I decided to skip that and go with the flow.

This wash day was quick and easy, here is what I did:

[1] Went straight into shampooing with Aunt Jackie’s Oh So Clean Moisturising & Softening Shampoo, I massaged it onto my scalp

[2] Tea rinsed by spraying my tea mix (rooibos&chamomile + chai tea), massaged my scalp

[3] Deep conditioned using a mixture of the Dabur Vatika Black Seed Hair Mask Treatment Cream, glycerine, oil mix. I left this on for 1.5 hours without heat (there was loadshedding in my area). Once the power came back, I sat under my heat cap for 20 minutes.

[4] T-shirt dried and them sat under my hooded drier for 45 minutes. I then lightly applied some coconut oil all over my head

[5] Just to make sure that my hair was completely dry, I didn’t wrap in a scarf while I slept, instead I put a clean satin scarf around my pillow and lay my head on that.

[6] In the morning, I was late and had no time, so I didn’t do anything to my hair. I just put on my wig and went out the door. In the evening I applied a teeny amount of my leave-ins: Beautiful Textures Tangle Taming Leave-In Conditioner and Motions CPR Triple Action Leave-In Conditioner

[7] I also applied the AfroBotanics Conditioning Moisturiser

And that was that! I think I will do another wash after 2 weeks.

How did your wash day go? Link up with other healthy hair bloggers on the #washdayexperience!

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  1. nothing beats a quick and simple wash day!!! your leave ins are they available at Dischem/ Clicks? or online? I always struggle to find leave ins at shops hey… I dont know if its just me

    1. Lungi

      Hey Lebo, I bought the Motions leave-in at Arrow Cash ‘n Carry, the other one I bought overseas.
      I’m also gonna be in search for a new leave-in as well soon

    1. Lungi

      I kept them on, and this made everything go quickly and smoothly

  2. Nerline Germain

    I will try to add some coconut oil next time I deep condition. My hair does not like too much of it. I am glad your wash day was nice and easy.

  3. Dumsy @ GGG

    I am here for quick and easy! Plus I have been eyeing that shampoo for a while now. But I am trying my very best to tame my product junkie self!! LOL

    1. Lungi

      LOL! I know exactly how you feel.
      It’s a great shampoo, I’ve been enjoying using it

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