7th day hair can seem real aspirational. Hell, 3 day hair is a struggle sometimes, but it’s possible, sis. We say it all the time here at Naturalicious: maintaining your style for days upon days starts with how you prep at night. How you take care of your hair at night sets you up for being able to spend no more than 5 minutes on your hair, and then you’re out the door.
This night time routine is universal. Use it for twist-outs, perm-rod sets, wash n’ go’s, etc. Start the routine the day after your wash day, as wash day is when your hair will be at its optimum hydration.
Though the process isn’t more than 5 minutes long, it both replenishes hair with moisture and protects it when you sleep, while preventing any disruption to the curl pattern.
Here are the 4 steps to maintaining your style for days on end: