Wash Routine – Updated.

Hey darlings! Happy mid week (lol if there’s anything like that), the weekend is almost here, hang in there!

So I just felt I needed to update you all on my wash routine, it’s been a while I posted anything about my wash routine so here goes.

Nothing has changed really but overall, this is what I (am supposed to) do every wash day.

Wash day was on Saturday so this is how it went:


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  • So if i’m taking down a protective style (braids, sew ins) I apply conditioner all over my hair then take down but I had my hair cornrowed so I just loosened it without conditioner.
  • Brush my hair with a wide tooth comb or denman brush or paddle brush to remove shed hair.



  • After brushing, I section my hair into four and apply V05 shampoo or I wet my hair as a whole and apply Dudu Osun Black Soap and wash two to three times till my hair feels clean.


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  • I condition my hair with any rinse out conditioner I have, I used Trader Joe’s Nourish Spa Conditioner.
  • I condition my hair in twists (when I’m not in a hurry) and detangle as I apply the conditioner.
  • Wear shower cap/nylon for heat.
  • I let the conditioner sit for a minimum of 30 minutes before rinsing.


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  • To deep condition, I use any deep conditioner I have, I used Nothing But Intense Healing Mask.
  • I love to mix my DCs with other stuff so I added honey, Aphogee Balancing Moisturizer, EVOO, EVCO.
  • I DC in twists (when I’m not in a hurry) and detangle as I apply the DC.
  • Wear nylon and shower cap for added heat.
  • I let the DC mic sit for a minimum of 1 hour before rinsing.



  • To top my wash process, I do an ACV rinse.
  • On lazy days I rinse it out after a minute, on good days I let it sit for at least five minutes.


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  • I then follow up with Elasta Qp Olive Oil & Mango Butter Leave In Conditioner, EVOO, EVCO, Whipped Shea Butter to moisturize and seal in moisture.
  • Depending on the look I’m going for the next day, I twist or stretch my hair using thread.
  • Let my hair dry then tie my satin scarf, ce fini, wash day is over.


P.S My hair shed so bad on Saturday, my ends are so raggedy, I don’t have a protein treatment (I miss my Vitale Olive Oil Hair Mayonnaise), I was going to henna my hair but procrastination is just of the devil!

What’s your wash routine like?



13 thoughts on “Wash Routine – Updated.

  1. That vitale deep conditioner is the one! i can’t find anybin stock anywhere though 😦


  2. I miss using Vitale hair mayonnaise too..because I’m currently trying out new conditioners like the ORS mayo and Shea moisture restorative conditioner. By the way, those bantu knot out are amazing!


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