• Crystal Aguh

How to Love Your Hair after Hair Loss


Sample Hair Care Regimen courtesy of YouTuber HairLicious


Sundays (or any other day of the week):

→ Apply a light protein for 15-20mins with a heat cap, rinse

→ Shampoo

→ Deep Condition with a moisturizing conditioner for 25-30mins with heat, rinse

→ Apply Leave-in and lightly comb through

→ Air dry the hair (see Youtube for methods on how to do this)

→ Apply a leave in moisturizer and follow by applying a thick oil (grapeseed oil, jojoba oil, castor oil)


Thursdays:

→ Deep Condition on dry hair with a moisturizing treatment/oil for 25-30mins.

→ Co-wash with a Moisturizing Conditioner

→ Apply Leave-ins and lightly comb through

→ Air dry

→ Apply a leave in moisturizer and follow by applying a thick oil (grapeseed oil, jojoba oil, castor oil)


Daily:

→ Apply a leave in conditioner followed by an oil at least 5-7 times per week


Product Recommendations:

Shampoo: Ingredients to look for include cocomidopropyl betaine, decyl glucoside, stearamidopropyl dimethylamine. Avoid frequent use of shampoos with sulfates (sodium/ammonium lauryl sulfate, sodium/ammonium laureth sulfate)

Tgin® Moisture Rich Sulfate Free Shampoo,

Crème of Nature® Moisture & Shine Shampoo with Argan Oil,

Shea Moisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoos

Devacurl low- or no- poo cleansers,

Carol’s Daughter Marula Curl Therapy Gentle Cream Cleanser (non-foaming)

Giovanni 2Chic Shampoo for Color Treated Hair


Rinse Out Conditioner:

Aussie Moist Conditioner

Hello Hydration Conditioner

Tresemme Naturals Conditioner

Crème of Nature Argan Oil Conditioner


Deep Conditioner

Pantene Gold Series Repairing Mask

Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Intensive Hydration Masque

Pantene Gold Series Moisture Renewal 3 Minute Miracle Deep Conditioner

Crème of Nature Argan Oil Intensive Conditioning Treatment

Aussie Moist 3 Minute Miracle

Organic Root Stimulator Olive Oil Replenishing Conditioner


Protein Treatments

Aphogee Keratin 2 minute reconstructor

Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Yogurt Power Protein Treatment,

Olaplex Hair Perfector

Brigeo Don’t Despair, Repair


Hair Oils (to be applied to wet hair)

Argan Oil

Wild Growth Hair Oil

Grapeseed Oil

Jojoba Oil

Olive Oil

Coconut Oil-best if used before or after shampooing


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