Hey Loves! What’s up? It’s Toya. This is my current hair length. I’m on a healthy hair growth journey since my big chop about three months ago. And you know what? My hair goes through a lot on a weekly basis. Applied products, sweat from workouts, styling. Water attacks. *laugh* And the list goes on. So my goal is to grow my 4 c hair long So I’ve changed my hair wash routine and only use my fingers. So, if you’re new, subscribe. Hit the notification bell. This month I’ve posted videos on Mondays and Thursdays and If you wanna see how a 4 c hair type girl washes her hair, keep watching. Okay. The moment of truth. Here are the remains of an old twistout. This is my hair. It’s 4 c and it will loc if I don’t detangle my hair. I do this about Every week. Every other week depending on my scalp. and here you can see that I am pulling apart the strands of my hair. I’m making sure that there are no twists and that my hair is as loose as possible. Once my hair is done, it kind of looks like this. It’s pretty dry so it’s time for some water. The shampoo I use is Shea Moisture’s ten in one renewal shampoo Sulfate free. And Wen Cleansing Conditioner, Also silicone free. This is my favorite part. Allowing the water to hit my hair instantly softens it up. Water is my friend. My 4 c hair loves water. and I’m taking my fingers and I am raking them through my hair I’m not using my nails–Just the pads of my fingers. and I’m allowing that water to continuously stretch out my hair so that the detangling process is a lot easier. At this point, I”m gonna be pulling out more shed hair. I did have some in the beginning and To be honest, without using a comb I get very minimal shedding of my hair it’s amazing. Here, I am taking that shampoo bottle and I am running the shampoo liquid through the parts of my hair. I part my hair about three inches apart and I make sure that that shampoo is really touching my scalp. Now if you would prefer, you can use an applicator bottle and dilute the shampoo with some water if you have some sensitivity to your shampoo but this is the method that works for me right now and I’m sure eventually I will get an applicator bottle. At this point I am making sure that that shampoo is evenly distributed througout my scalp. So, using the pads of my fingers, I rub my scalp. This is my scalp massager. Yes, I still use this No, I’m not sure if my coupon code still works, if you’re interested, I’ll link it down below. I love using this especially in the crown and in the middle parts of my hair because that’s where I tend to get the most buildup and that’s where I’m most tempted to use my nails to scratch. So I use this instead. Once that’s done, I go in again with the pads of my fingers. I just really like to feel my scalp and make sure that it’s getting clean. After that, I rinse out that shampoo. From years of washing my hair, I’ve learned to make sure that I part and open up my hair so that the water can really rinse out that shampoo from my scalp. If you don’t do this, in about a day or two you’re gonna notice flakes and buildup and it may not even be from dry scalp. It’s probably just old product. Get rid of that excess water. And now I’m going to apply the conditioner *laugh* Sometimes it squirts everywhere. This actually the last of my conditioner Again, this is the Wen Cleansing Conditioner and typically when I apply my conditioner I apply it to the ends of my hair. Not really paying attention to my scalp. Let the conditioner sit for ten minutes. and you’ll notice that I’m always pulling my hair away from my head. This is when I get the most detangling done. When the conditioner’s in, when it has a lot of slip and when my hair is in it’s most shrunken state. This is the most important part. And it’s the last detangling that I do right before I’m ready to twist my hair up. Here’s a little more shed hair. As you can see, I don’t get a ton of shedding when I use my fingers. And then rinsing my hair. running my fingers through. making sure that my hair doesn’t shrink on top of itself. Now a lot of you are a little bit nervous about finger detangling your 4 c hair. But I just wanted to make sure that I included this video into my repertoire. because this is a crucial part in making sure that your detangling process goes as planned. so that you don’t need a comb to detangle your hair. When you’re washing it, you just want to make sure you’re continuously detangling. And… that’s it! Dry your hair with a T shirt. and then I’m gonna apply my leave-in conditioner in the shower. Yes, I do sometimes leave it in the shower. Just so that I don’t forget. It’s just the easiest place to apply it. Straight when my hair has it’s most moisture. And my hair is all done! Bye! Muah! Oh, wait! I want to show you guys, This is what I use for my drain so that the hair doesn’t go down. I’ll link it down below. It’s so helpful. No more clogging! If you’re interested in learning my next steps when I’m detangling and prepping my 4 c hair, I will link that video down below. And I will also put it in the Youtube Cards. I have very thick hair. Four c hair is a little bit of a challenge to detangle, but if you’re really trying to retain length and make sure your hair is healthy, That would be a great video for you to watch. Subscribe! Hit the notification bell. I hope you enjoyed. A new video. Vlog video on Monday And a beauty video on Thursday.
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