My Wash Day Routine: Naomi

By Naomi of


Was under the weather this week so my hair got neglected – been wearing afro puff; the hair has shrunk and ends are tangled. Time for some attention! Here is how my wash day goes.

Step 1: Did this overnight – pre-poo with coconut oil as follows: section hair into four parts – spritz each section with water, apply coconut oil, finger detangle and twist. I wear a plastic cap and secure it with scarf or bonnet to avoid messing my pillow.

 Sectioned Hair.                                                      Oiled and twisted hair.

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Step 2:Next morning: Shampoo with Shea  Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl and Shine, wash hair and scalp focusing on the scalp to wash off all the product buildup. I wrap a T-shirt on my head to remove excess water.

Step 3: Time to deep condition. Trying something new today- Avocado Deep conditioner. My hair is still in twists. I unravel each twist, apply the mix and re-twist,  wear a shower cap and leave on for an 1 hour.


  • 1 Avocado, ripe and cut into pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons Honey
  • 1 Tablespoon Avocado Oil or Olive Oil

         How to Apply: Blend the ingredients together to make a smooth paste. Apply to wet hair, cover with plastic cap and leave on for one hour.


Step 4: Rinse deep conditioner, and wash hair with Tresseme Naturals Conditioner.

Step 5: Unravel each twist, apply leave- in conditioner, Shea Butter and re-twist.

I needed to run errands and hair wasn’t dry yet, so I wore a head scarf.  Happy Wash Day.


Lots of Hair Love.


2 responses to “My Wash Day Routine: Naomi

  1. you are a breath of fresh air my dear sister! Am sitting here in my home on the other side of the pond NY and am amazed at how much natural hair is being a blessing at home. Thank you for being one of the strong sisters empowering others to love their natural state. Hair and skin included. I shall use this avocado conditioner please keep the posts coming… My hair needs you 😀


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