Hopefully, the people who read this article have read my first one. That details my journey to loving and maintaining my natural hair. This is the routine that I do every night and morning for my hair. My hair gets relatively dry. No matter if it is as cold as the North Pole, or as hot as the Sahara Desert, my hair is dry. My curl type is 4a/4b. It's more so 4a in the front and in the middle, and then there are bits of 4b on the side. Now, all the way in the back, my hair is completely different. I use to think that it was heat damage, but I hadn't straightened my hair since August. There is a slight curl pattern, but it is relatively straight. But it isn't head damage, it's just the way my hair is! I believe that section of the hair is 3c. Anyways, I have a tendency to ramble on and on, this is what I do to keep my hair moisturized, growing long, and staying strong throughout the months:

This is my LCO hair method. There is LCO, LOC, and LOCO. The L is for liquid or leave in, the C is cream, and the O is oil

-Your hair loves moisture. Get a small spray bottle and get to spritzing those curls. Not too hot, not too cold, but just right.

-I first take a dime sized amount of... okay, I put way more than that in my hand, let's be very serious. Mega Growth! It is amazing. I have been using the lotion for about two years, but the cream works well too! That's what I use after my hair is dampened. This coats the hair and seals in the moisture and lubricates the hair. Ugh, I don't know why, but that word makes me feel a bit weird.

-In this order, I utilize my oils: coconut, olive, and castor oil. I use to only put coconut oil in my hair, but then I found out about the benefits of other oils as well. Coconut oil solves all your problems, doesn't it? It takes care of our scalp by removing sebum and also helps the growth process tremendously. Olive oil is lovely! it improves blood flow to your scalp, and good blood flow makes your hair grow! Last but not least, castor oil. Castor oil is incredibly thick, so I use this sparingly. This also removes sebum and creates thicker, longer, and fuller follicles.

-Now, I like to add a little bit of aloe vera gel to my hair as well. It isn't mandatory, but I like the way it feels going through my hair. It acts as a great conditioner and leaves your hair smooth and shiny.

at night, I make sure to put on a bonnet. Make sure it is breathable and stays on your head all through out the night

That is my natural hair routine! Thank you for reading!