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The Ultimate Afro Hair Wash Day Routine: Step-by-Step Guide

Written by: Khaty Ilboudo



Time to read 1 min

Welcome to wash day! If you have afro hair, you know how important it is to have a well-defined wash day routine to keep your curls healthy and looking their best. In this step-by-step guide, we'll walk you through the ultimate afro hair wash day routine to help you achieve gorgeous curls that are ready to slay. Let's dive in!

Step 0: Gather Your Supplies Make sure you have all the supplies you'll need, including oil, shampoo, conditioner, detangling brush or wide-toothed comb, towel or microfiber towel, plastic cap or shower cap, and satin or silk scarf or bonnet.

Step 1: Section your hair, apply natural oil, like Mane Bliss hair oil, to your scalp and hair, focusing on the ends. Detangle, cover with a plastic cap, and let it sit for 15-30 minutes.

Step 2: Wet hair thoroughly, apply shampoo to scalp, massage gently, use fingertips or scalp brush, rinse thoroughly with warm water. 

Step 3: Apply a moisturizing conditioner to your hair like Nguvu Shea Butter conditioner, focusing on the ends. Detangle with a wide-toothed comb or brush, leave it on for a few minutes, and then rinse thoroughly.

Step 4: Dry Gently squeeze excess water from your hair with a towel or microfiber towel. Avoid rubbing or wringing. Let your hair air dry or use a diffuser on a low heat setting.

Step 5: Style and Protect Apply your preferred styling products and style your hair as desired. Don't forget to use a satin or silk scarf or bonnet while sleeping to protect your curls and help preserve moisture.

And there you have it, the ultimate step-by-step afro hair wash day routine! Following these steps and using the right products will help you achieve clean, moisturized, and gorgeous curls that are ready to rock any style. Happy wash day!

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