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Wash Day

This week washday (5-05) I ended up doing a rollerset something I wasn't planning to do just yet but I haven't gotten any good luck with twist outs or cowash days lately. So I just decided to straighten my hair so I won't have to deal with my hair for a week. I also used different products this time around since nothing else has been working for me. 

Prepoo with JBCO on scalp & grapeseed oil on the lengths of my hair. 

Shampoo with Creme of Nature Argan Oil lathers up very well for a sulfate free shampoo. 

I then did a VERY light protein treatment. I mean if you would consider it a protein treatment.. I put mane & tail deep moisturizing conditioner and left it on for two minutes. When I rinsed it out my hair felt really soft and I enjoyed the results. Hair was able to be detangled very well. (This is my first time trying this product since I was scared to use because it contains proteins) 

I then deep condition for 30 minutes with heat using the Bee Mine Beautiful...
This deep conditioner I don't know! I don't think my hair approves of this deep conditioner but its hard to say because any conditioner my hair has been disliking except for that Mane n Tail which I am surprised about. 

I applied my leaves in which was the Chi Silk Infusion and Garnier Fructis leave in conditioner I applied a small amount so it won't weight my hair down as much. 

As for the rollersets since I haven't done it in awhile of course it was not perfect it wasn't acceptable at all. Once I got out from the dryer I had a lot of textured in the roots which resulted in me using a flat iron. I haven't used heat in two months and I was really scared ! I hope I didn't cause any heat damaged 😩. 

Planning to keep it straight for two weeks and back to washing regularly after... 


  1. Wheat protein isn't a very strong protein which may be why your hair doesn't mind it. In fact, it is a 'moisturizing protein'. Check this out for an explanation:

    Be sure not to avoid all proteins, just the really strong ones or the ones too big to penetrate LP hair. Not all proteins are created equal when it comes to LP hair.

    I am sorry you didn't like the Bee Mine but be sure to check out Curl Mart and check their protein free DCs. There are so many others to try! Good luck!

    1. I hope that next time I try it out it works and keeps giving me consistent results. I been having the worst luck with conditioners lately. The Bee Mine, I guess it wasn't what my hair really like. Some days were good others were okay.. I'm currently looking at products from Oyin Handmade & Curl Junkie.

    2. I really love the Curl Rehab by Curl Junkie but I HATE the price for the amount you get. Maybe you can catch a good sale on it. Good luck!

    3. That's the product that I want to try I'm hoping I can catch the next sale on curlmart for the products


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[1] Detangled hair & shampooed in four sections with ORS Aloe Shampoo. I feel that this shampooed is a great shampoo especially to remove build up.
[2] Deep condition with Creme of Nature Moisture Milk Masque. I recently purchased this deep conditioner and wanted to see how well it worked on freshly washed hair. I applied it to my four sections starting from tip working my way up to the root. I put on two plastic caps and left it on for 40 minutes while I did some house cleaning. Rinsing the product out it was nothing impressing. My hair looked really shiny and moisturized, hair detangled rather easily but I detangled prior. First impression it did not wow me.
[3] Leave in of choice was Chi Keratin mist because my hair has been shedding like crazy and Creme of Nature 7-in-1
[4] I also recently purchased Creme of Nature Foaming Lotion. I never used a foaming lotion my initial reason of purchasing this was to do a flexi rod set but I decided to skip that and just braid my hair. I did t…