Sunday, November 17, 2013

Hair regimen for those with excessive tangles

Does your hair tangle excessively no matter what you do to it?

Do you constantly have to deal with single strand knots?

Does your hair develop tangles within minutes of you untangling it?

So you spend an hour or two untangling your hair and twisting it up then when you remove the twists the next day your hair is tangled again!

Is your hair journey being hindered by excessive tangles?

If any of these questions or situations apply to your hair, this regimen will help get you on the way to healthier hair. Excessive tangles and single strand knots come from hair that is not properly moisturized or lubricated. Do not accept the incorrect information that Afro coily hair tangles a lot that is its nature. While our coily curly hair does tangle, it should not tangle excessively nor should it continuously get single strand knots. So do not accept that untruth. If your hair is properly hydrated and lubricated you will not develop tangles within minutes of untangling your who head. You will find help here, the regimen below will greatly decrease your tangles and eliminate single strand knots, once the regimen is followed for 18 days.. Everyday on the regimen, the hair becomes softer and supple, with the first improvements  within 5 days of starting this regimen..

18 Day Hydration & Lubrication Regimen 
( Decreases hair tangles and eliminates single strand knots)

Supplies needed: Moroccan red clay powder, Braggs apple cider vinegar, 1 gallon of spring water, plastic conditioning caps, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, a good leave in conditioner, pure honey, 2 cans of coconut creme concentrate.
(all items above can be purchased at the grocery store, except the red clay and the coconut oil needs to be unrefined) 
Be sure you use the items listed no substitutions each of these products have a function that is needed to give you the best outcome. Do not use grocery store plastic bags on your hair purchase a large pack of conditioning caps from the beauty supply store.

Pre- clay wash treatment  
Melts tough tangles

This pre shampoo treatment is only done at the beginning of the regimen. This is your first step before you begin day one.   Purchase a bottle of TRESemme' Smooth and Silky conditioner, from Walmart or Target.  In a bowl mix a generous amount of the conditioner with one tablespoon of coconut oil and one tablespoon of grape seed oil, apply through out your hair in sections untangling as you go. For best results cover with a plastic cap and allow to sit on hair overnight or no less than 3 hours. When you remove the cap you will notice that your tangles just melt apart. Rinse hair with warm water and proceed with clay wash for day 1c.

18-day regimen
Day one:  
A.  Mix 1 tablespoon of grapeseed oil with 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and rub into hair and untangle. Cover with plastic cap and leave on overnight or at least 3 hours.
B.  Rinse oil out with warm water.
C.  Cleanse  hair with the clay wash, smooth through hair and scalp, cover with a plastic cap for 10 minutes. Rinse out clay thoroughly using medium/hot water.
D.  deep condition by mixing, 1 cup of coconut cream concentrate with 1/4 cup of honey, cover with a plastic cap and sit under hooded dryer for 20 minutes. Rinse out with cool/cold water, rinse well.
E.  Mix 2 cups of spring water with 1/2 cup of ACV and apply all the ACV rinse to hair for 3 minutes then rinse with cool
F.   Apply leave in conditioner while hair is still soaking wet. 
G.  Apply one tablespoon of coconut oil and style.
Day two:
Massage coconut oil into your scalp and smooth through your hair. Start with 1 tablespoon, then add more only if needed.
Keep hair stretched and untangled 
apply more leave in conditioner.
Day three: Repeat Day two steps, only apply leave in conditioner if needed.
Day four:   Repeat day two steps again
Day five: CLAY WASH DAY AGAIN! Repeat all the steps from day one.
Day six:  Massage 1 tablespoon of coconut oil into your scalp and hair strands and apply leave in conditioner and style.
Day seven: Repeat day 6 steps.
Day eight: Repeat day 6 steps again
Day nine:  Go back to day one and repeat the regimen again.

When you have repeated the regimen the second time you should notice drastic improvement in your hair. Now  start doing the Coily Queens regimen which puts you back with washing your hair with a non sulfate shampoo or conditioning cleanser. You will now do clay washes once per month. Now you have a complete regimen that eliminates knots, decreases your tangles and increases the hair growth rate.

2-strand twist out

Important: When you mix the clay powder, do not use any type of metal, so mix in a plastic bowl with a wooden spoon. Metal destroys the minerals which are in the clay. You want the clay wash to be a thick creamy consistency, not to runny otherwise it will be messy.

More information on clay mud washes.

For the Coily Queens Regimen, step by step.