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Wash Day: 7 Weeks Post 8/9 Relaxer Touch Up

During my six weeks post wash day I tried out As I Am Cleansing Pudding. My hair didn't seem to care for it, but I've learned that it usually takes a few uses of a product for me to conclude whether it will work for me or not. So, at seven weeks post I decided to try the cleansing pudding again.

See my wash day at 7 weeks post  my 8/9/14 relaxer touch up when I retest the As I Am Cleansing Pudding | @arelaxedgal

Pre-pooed

My hair is loving dry deep conditioning as a pre-poo, so as not to upset my hair I pulled out my trusty Eden BodyWorks Jojoba Monoi Deep Conditioner. This time I wanted to add some strength to my wash day so I mixed in some sunflower oil which is a ceramide. After slathering the mix on and I let it marinate with my Hot Head heating cap on for about 30 minutes. I also took advantage of this time to vacuum and mop my condo floors. 

Cleansed

I tried the As I Am Cleansing Pudding again. This time I didn't let it sit for a few minutes as the directions said. I also worked it in at my scalp like I do with shampoo and didn't apply it to my hair. The result was my hair didn't feel as stripped as it did the first time.

Conditioned

This time I remembered the green tea rinse comes next, then the conditioner. After leaving both on for a few minutes and then rinsing, my hair felt a bit more moisturized. 

Leave in and sealant

Nothing new here. I continue to use a mix of Eden BodyWorks Coconut Shea Leave In Conditioner and Thermafuse HeatSmart Serum.

Relaxed hair wash day: Low bun 7 weeks post relaxer touch up | arelaxedgal.com
 

Dried

I opted to fully air dry. Even though that meant going to bed with damp roots. To keep them stretched I cross wrapped my hair. Sunday morning it was dry, but moisturized.

Styled

For church on Sunday morning, I put my hair in a side bun.



The Wash Day Experience

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10 comments:

  1. Buns are my to go style any day!

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    1. Mine too! I never used to wear my hair in a bun, but I love buns now. Thanks for reading Tomes!

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    1. A low bun is my fave. For some reason I can't get a high bun to look good. Thanks for reading Nerline!

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  3. Your side low bun is adorable! Can you show us how you cross wrap your hair?

    Thanks for sharing your washdayexperience chica!

    KLP | SavingOurStrands

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    1. Thanks KLP. I sure can show how I cross wrap my hair. Here's the tutorial http://www.arelaxedgal.com/2015/07/hair-tip-how-i-cross-wrap-my-hair.html

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  4. I have never thought about cross-wrapping my hair to keep my roots stretched while they air-dry. Of course, I'm not good at cross-wrapping anyway, but that's such a good idea! Cute bun, too!

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    1. Thanks Melanie! I cross wrap since I can't for the life of me master the traditional wrap. If you'd like to try cross wrapping again, here's my tutorial on how I do it http://www.arelaxedgal.com/2015/07/hair-tip-how-i-cross-wrap-my-hair.html

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  5. Cute low bun :) your hair looks good too.

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