1. Wet Your Hair Thoroughly
I know this sounds like a given, but hear me out. Depending on the porosity of your hair (how porous your hair is), you might need to use more water to get it FULLY wet. When your hair is fully wet, it’s easier to work with. Make sure it’s soaking wet.
2. Use Less Product
Because you’ve invested in discovering your porosity and working with it, you can now let the water do some of the heavy lifting. Your hair LOVES moisture, so give it what it needs. When you do, you won’t have to use as much product to achieve the desired results.
3. Get Your T-Shirt On
When drying your hair, choose your towel wisely. A normal bath towel is too rough on the hair, and results in frizz and breakage. A normal t-shirt isn't absorbent enough to stop shrinkage. Use a T-SHIRT TOWEL to reduce shrinkage...which will give you a wash ‘n go with more hang time and more definition. It will absorb any excess water but not rip your hair or cause harsh frizz. A t-shirt towel blends the absorbency of a bath towel with the gentleness of a t-shirt, and it’s the key component of making wash ‘n go's Insta-worthy.
4. Create Sections
This makes detangling easier and allows you to thoroughly cleanse and condition the hair. When applying Styling creme, sections also allow for an even distribution. This way, every single strand gets what it needs and, thus, you’ll end up with a more defined and longer lasting wash 'n go.
5. Re-Wet Your Hair
I know, I know...you just dried your hair and now I’m saying re-wet it?! That’s right! Working with your sections, get a section SOAKING wet. Apply a small amount of moisturizing styling creme to that section. This will keep it from drying out. It will also activate the curl. Then you apply a little bit of a lightweight gel for soft hold to set the curl so it lasts longer. Then scrunch. Use a blow dryer (with no comb attachment) to dry JUST THAT SECTION. When dry, move to the next section and repeat.