Last updated January 2013
2013 Wig Regimen
Shampoo every 14 days
Co-wash every 7 days
Trim via search & destroy method ½ inch every 3-4 months
Moisturise & Seal every day
I co-wash every 7 days and do a shampoo wash every fortnight. I ALWAYS pre-poo with a pre-treatment prior to the shampoo wash. This protects my hair during the wash and reduces split ends. I also detangle my hair thoroughly prior to washing.
I do a clarifying wash every 2 months to remove product and silicone build-up.
I deep condition my hair every two weeks after my shampoo wash. I usually deep condition with steam for 15- 25 minutes. I follow with on oil rinse using coconut or soya bean oil.
When I need extra protein, I use a stronger protein based product before I deep condition.
I am currently protective styling using a lace wig. My natural hair is braided into 10 cornrows and renewed every 2 weeks on my wash days.
I moisturise and seal every day and apply the Shea Goodness Growth Support Serum to my scalp every night. I cover my hair with a silk bonnet for bed every night.
Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme
Original Moxie Emollience Penetrating Moisture
Herbal Essence Hello Hydration (co-wash)
Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Shampoo
Original Moxie Get Fresh Shampoo (clarifying)
Kerastase Nutritive Masqintense (moisturising)
Neutrogena Triple Moisture Recovery Mask
Redken Extreme CAT (protein)
Joico K-pak Revitaluxe
Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Style Conditioning Milk
Shea Goodness Hair Butter
Aloe Vera Juice
Joico Moisture Recovery Leave-in Moisturiser
Joic K-Pak Liquid Reconstructor
Hairveda CoCasta Shikaikai Oil
Mizani Supreme Oil
Scalp Care/Growth Aids
Shea Goodness Growth Support Serum
Denman D3 Brush
Michel Mercier Detangling Brush
Heutiful Table top Steamer
Last Updated Jan 2012
I will never have a strict schedule or timetable, I let my hair dictate what happens next…..
Shampoo/clarify whenever my scalp throws a tantrum or hair is dirty.
Rinse/Co-wash whenever hair feels dry
Moisturise daily with a leave in product
Deep Condition/treat as and when
Henna 2x a year to cover greys
Self trim every 2- 3 months but this year – planning on no trims at all, just a blunt cut at the end of the year
I don’t subscribe to any particular brand or product so mention of them here. I use whatever I have to get the results I want.
Maintenance and Styling:
Styles: pont tails/buns, braids, twists, braids/twist/bantu-knot outs with my natural hair – I don’t need or want extensions
At night cover with satin bonnet
I do not comb/brush my hair when its dry
I use fingers to manipulate dry hair
I de-tangle only when my hair is damp with conditioner or a detangler
I straighten my hair with a flat iron for straight styles and before trimming
Cold Pressed Virgin Natural Oils (I don’t do Crude Oil!)
Sweet Almond Oil
Denman Brush D4
Wide tooth comb
Boar bristle brush
Babylis Pro Radiance Flat Iron
Flexi Rods (medium)
Hair dryer with comb attachment & diffuser