How Often To Co Wash Transitioning Hair OR Natural Hair?

Breanna Rutter


Hello everyone this is Breanna Rutter author of one of my most popular books the natural hair Bible and founder of for these videos I love to answer the questions you all send me via email so any of you have any questions you would like for me to answer check out the description box below for additional information so this video is because of an email of course that I received from Bella Bella emailed me because she says she's been practicing her hair care skills on a curly mannequin head as she wants and some suggestions on how to actually co wash natural hair so I'm going to do is tell you some extremely crucial tips that you should follow along with to successfully co wash your natural hair this is going to work perfect for you mannequin head as well as anyone else who has natural hair as well so the very first tip that I am going to share it you want to make sure that when you are co washing you begin with a quality conditioner and water of course so no matter how course how fine how shore how long how curly how straight your hair is you have to make sure you are using quality hair products so that way you avoid pot build up you avoid hair damage and you can actually extend the health of your hair without having to cut off a lot of split ends and things like that so in my book the Natural Hair Bible of course I have recommended so many different kinds of ways that you can make homemade hair care products for your own hair or a helpful list to go about purchasing quality products if you want to know more information on that but just make sure that you're beginning with a quality conditioner and water so that way you can successfully detangling for your hair which leads me to my tip when detangling your hair as you are co washing you have to make sure to either use a wide tooth comb or your fingers your fingers are the number one tool of choice because you can feel all of the damage you can feel any splits any single strand knots you can feel exactly where there are any tangles as so that way you can release them with a comb you can feel the resistance but most times you can accidentally snag through a few areas in your hair so that's why you just gotta be really careful when you are combing through your hair you gotta make sure that your very gentle throughout the entire process was long as you have a quality conditioner hair saturated with water and you have you like to call it that's what you want to do then you can gently comb through your hair with ease because the conditioner makes it very slippery to do so and then my last tip that I'm going to recommend is that especially if you have very curly or coily hair you have to make sure to contain sections of your hair in braids or twists the way that I like the co wash my hair is that first I like to section in about 6 to 8 section and what I do is I twist my hair from the roots all the way down and then about a third of the way down I braid just a little bit so that way as I am co-washing each section at a time the rest of my sections are not unraveling so this is a great tip that you can follow along with when you are co-washing the manikin head or even someone else was watching this your natural hair as well so thank you Bella for your email I hope all these tips helped and keep practicing on your mannequin I know you'll get better and I have a lot of faith in you so until then I'll see you all in my very next video

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