by Sabrina Perkins of SeriouslyNatural.org
For many naturals, the wash and go is hard to achieve but more often than not it is because you are not giving way to variations on creating one. No one method is ideal for everyone but the style is absolutely achievable for everyone!
Want to learn two popular wash and go styles that will treat your hair well and last you for days? We did too, which is why we went on a hunt for the best routines we could find. These ladies have been in the natural hair game for a while now, and we are going to be featuring their go to wash and go styles that could be used all summer long.
Yasmine of Carib Curls
Products she uses:
•Giovanni’s 50:50 Hydrating Calming Conditioner
•Karen’s Body Beautiful Sweet Ambrosia’s Pomegrante Leave In Conditioner
•Camille Rose Natural Curl Make Gel
•Shea Moisture Curl Enhancer
She starts by washing with her Giovanni and then rubs in Karen's Leave-in conditioner into her hair generously, smoothing it as she applies. To moisturize the hair, she adds her SheaMoisture Curl Enhancer and Olive oil. Finally, she applies her Camille gel generously, working section by section.
Her tip is to stretch out the hair, apply gel in small sections and then use her brush to blush downwards, elongating the length. She finger curls the ends to add more pop to the curls. She lets the hair air dry and that’s basically it. Her curls turned out really bouncy, shiny and healthy looking. To refresh the hair, she just uses water.
Adrianne JayeProducts she uses:
•Spray bottle of water
•As I Am Leave-in conditioner
•Shea Moisture Detangler
•Eco Styler Gel
She co washes her hair, then pats it dry somewhat with a towel. She then sections the hair into four and then works with the sections (she has really full hair). She sprays down the section with water and then applies her detangler from root to tip. She adds leave in conditioner and then combs out with a wide tooth comb to get out tangles.
Finally, we get to the gel stage. She applies the gel from the root all the way down. She scrunches the hair after application to add volume and then separates the strands. Repeat with all the other sections. She prefers to blow dry her hair with a diffuser attached to it to get her roots dry faster.
What's your favorite wash and go style?