Wash Day
– Shampoo: Suave Daily Clarifying Shampoo
– Moisturizer: Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream and Water (5%/95%)
– Leave-In/Styling Cream: Creme of Nature Pure Honey Leave-In Detangler

Shampoo
Lord, WHY did I use my hubby’s shampoo? This stripped my hair soooo much! No more clarifying shampoo. Next time I will make the effort to get out of the shower and grab my regular shampoo.

Conditioner
If you didn’t notice- there was no regular conditioner, OR deep conditioner. Basically I was afraid. I had planed my deep conditioning routine to be once every two weeks, so it was not time to deep condition. And the only regular conditioners near me (in the shower) were my hubby’s clarifying conditioner (NO! We saw what the shampoo did to my hair, I’m not letting the conditioner finish the job!) And the second conditioner was a protein colored hair conditioner that my hair doesn’t like much anyway. So I decided to rely on the leave-in as my only conditioner. THIS TIME. I don’t plan to make this a habit.
My routine: I generally shampoo and condition, then once my hair is damp (not soaking wet)- I section my hair, apply the moisturizer, then the detangler/styling cream. Then I twist. My twists usually last 2-3 days before I take them out. The twist out usually lasts 2-3 days. Which leaves one or two days of just throwing it back in a ponytail or two French braids. The twist out could probably last longer, but by the second or third day of wearing my hair down- I’m tired of hair on my forehead, so I’m usually itching to pull it back anyway.

 
Upkeep
– Moisturizer: Cantu Shea Butter Leave-In Conditioning Repair Cream and Water (5%/95%)
– Styling Creme: Creme of Nature Pure Honey Moisture Whip Twisting Cream
– Styling Creme: Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Hair Smoothie

Yes, there are two styling creams this time around. I did a twist out just using the detangler this week. That didn’t work too well, so on day three I did another twist out, using the twisting cream. That worked a bit better. However- the detangler and twisting cream work better TOGETHER.

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