Saturday 22/6/13 – A Co- wash for my Individual Jumbo Braids.


It’s been a week since I have installed my Individual Jumbo Braids. Yipee! It’s time for a Co- wash!!! I started by sectioning my hair into three parts as usual. Then I apply my conditioner- water mixture (3:1) to my roots first, I get as much conditioner saturated in it and I work my way to the shaft and ends. I let my conditioned braid/hair sit for 30 minutes and wash it off. I pat dry with my cotton fabric, put it in a bun and finally wrap the fabric around my bun for 20 minutes. This is to kick out at least 60% wetness from my hair. I wait some minutes and finally apply Castor oil – water mixture to my roots and Shea butter generously to my 80 – 90% dry braids. I follow up with a generous application of Dark and Lovely Moisturizing Lotion for extra moisture. The last thin
Front section
Rear end
The three sections
My big head and I waiting for conditioner application
My conditioner – water mixture (3:1)
Condition -saturated Braids in a Bun
Another messy view..Lol
Front curls
Back curls
Whipping my hair back and forth to remove excess water
Clean and condtioned scalp..Lol…The dripping water
Removing excess moisture with a cotton fabric
80- 90% dry and conditioned hair
Followed up with Castor oil – water mixture
And Shea Butter … and some lotion
Awwn..my conditioned and moisturized braids
Another view…
Final results! (I look like a a million bucks..yeah?)

g I want to do is to forget my satin scarf…It is past my bedtime already…

Lol..my white face on my big head in my scarf.
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About nafisah

I'm an architecture student by day and natural hair blogger by night. Join me as I share with you the ups and downs of being an student natural living in Lagos.
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