Go Back   CurlTalk > Hair > 4

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-10-2013, 10:44 PM   #1
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 3
Default Can I co wash everyday?

Hi everyone
My name is Stephanie I have been natural for 2 years and my hair texture is 4a majority. I have abused my hair neglected it let it dry out and I'm tired of it all basically.
2013 will be a new hair journey to healthy long hair

I started the curly girl method one week ago. I washed my hair with a shampoo to start off and every day since then I have been cowashing daily.
I use tresemme naturals and finger detangle gently
I leave a majority of the conditioner in and basically put my hair in a puff or pony tail. Sometime I will use my flax seed gel.

Right now I am trying to make a regime.
I want tresemme naturals as my everyday detangler/leave in
I want to use suave as an actual 3 times a week cleanser. As in the rince out that I use to really massage the dirt off my scalp.
I also want to use shea moisture purification mask as a deep once a month cleanser.
And as a weekly deep conditioner I want to use shea moisture. I'm not really sure which one yet. I will be playing around with them.
I use coconut oil every night if I am infact going to wash in the morning because it make my hair extra soft.
And on days I cannot cowash in the morning I will be applying shea moisture curl smoothie for added moisture.

What do u all CG's think of this regime?
Is cowashing everyday too harsh for 4a hair?
And well I just want feed back!
Ohsofluffy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-11-2013, 03:12 AM   #2
 
Nappy_curly_crown's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 4,147
Send a message via Yahoo to Nappy_curly_crown
Default

I have cowshed daily with no bad results. Give it a go and see how your hair responds.
__________________
Wanna talk products? Come Join us here!
http://www.facebook.com/PlatinumPJ

Extremely thick, kinky curls/coils that have a mind of thier own!!!!
_____________________________
I like my men and my hair....KINKY!!!!
_____________________________
Wanna save $10 off your next purchase at vitacost.com? Use my referal code (click the link)!



Created by MyFitnessPal.com - Free Calorie Counter
Nappy_curly_crown is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2013, 10:09 AM   #3
 
rmc2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 349
Default

I have 4a hair too. I thing cowashing every day is too much. I Cowash 2x on Wed and Sat using Trader Joe Tea Tree Tingle Conditioner and deep condition once or twice a week with Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie. Best curl styler for me is Hawaiian Silky Curl Activator. The trick to refresh hair on no Cowash days is to fill a spray bottle with water and spray hair until it is saturated. Do NOT touch hair. Let water saturate hair for a minute or so. As u do, ur curls will start swelling magically. Shake your hair up and down, left and right to loosen them up and voila.
rmc2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2013, 11:52 AM   #4
 
BlackAngelPlayah's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 1,403
Default

As long as you're not getting excess dryness I say go for it.
__________________
FroZen
BlackAngelPlayah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-12-2013, 12:00 PM   #5
 
darkbeautytt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 448
Default

Hi I just started my CG method last week too. I use devacurl and eco styler gel. I cowash 3x a week. Mon, Wed and friday. And I leave conditioner in and seal my hair with gel. So far I notice my hair is getting curlier but it feels really dry this week. This is my second week. I determined to go the full six week before giving up

Sent from my T-Mobile G2 using CurlTalk App
darkbeautytt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2013, 03:11 PM   #6
 
Alice_42 's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 790
Default

It really depends on your head of hair. I used to co-wash every day when my hair was short (TWA status) with no problems. When my hair got longer, I stopped doing it so much because (1) it's time consuming and (2) my hair really started liking low manipulation and protective styles.
__________________


Last relaxer: August 2008
Big Chop: December 2008/January 2009

Blog: Alice in Nappyland
Alice_42  is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cowashing, curly girl method, flaxseed gel, natural hair journey, tresemme naturals
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com