The Wash Day Files: washing temporary locs
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Long term protective styles keep wash days short and sweet- exactly what I need right now.
I've had these temporary locs in for 2 weeks now, and so this was my second wash day. The first one was the weekend before - I shampooed with my diluted Doo gro moisturising shampoo then rinsed out thoroughly. I conditioned by putting some of my vo5 conditioner in a small bowl of water and using as a rinse. I didn't really measure, just used my judgement.
This time I co-washed with the vo5 conditioner. I parted my locs down the middle, wet my scalp and applied the conditioner to my scalp in sections. Rub-rub-rub, rinse out. That was it. No, really I mean it.
Then I wrapped it all up in my towel to catch all the drips. When my hair was about 80% dry, I sealed with my oil mix, applied my shea butter mix to my edges, covered up with my satin scarf and
My scalp felt clean, and the new growth at the roots is still nice and moisturised so I haven't spritzed since. Read more about what I use in my previous post.
It's back to the books for me now people. As always I'd love to hear from you. email@example.com