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Sew In Routine

Since I am going to have my install for 6-8 weeks max I decided that I should create a sew-in regimen that I can follow for the remainder of the time. I still have not decided if I should wash my hair/weave weekly or bi-weekly.  

Weekly Maintenance

- Apply Lightly JBCO onto edges.
- Moisturize braids 3x weekly
- Protein spritz 1x biweekly
-Sleep with satin bonnet (Of Course)

Wash Days

- Use a non sulfate free shampoo diluted with water in applicator bottle & apply directly to my braids

- Use a deep conditioner diluted with water in applicator bottle apply to braids. Also apply the d/c to the weave to keep it in good condition. Sit under hooded dryer for 30 minutes so the d/c can penetrate my braids.

- Sit under hooded dryer until braids feel dry and to ensure that braids are fully dried use a blow dryer to apply heat directly.

- To get my leave out I will use a roller and roll the hair while sitting under the hooded dryer. If the roots looks a bit wavy still I will just flat iron the root.

I have yet to decide if I want to apply an oil to my braids after I moisturized. But so far my routine is rather simple.


  1. Looks like a solid sew-in regie. Try not to use too much heat on that left out chica!

    KLP | SavingOurStrands

    1. Thanks! My leave out is what makes me want to wash my hair biweekly so heat can be used only twice a month. I'm still not sure thou


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