A Simple 5-Step Wash & Go Routine For Frizz-Free Natural Hair

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Here’s a quick wash-and-go tutorial for all those ladies with natural hair! I’ll demonstrate how I do my wash-and-go hairstyle and all the products you need for that maximum hold. Ready? Let’s get styling!

Tools and materials:

  • Wide-tooth comb
  • Defining curl custard
  • Maximum hold styling gel
  • Alcohol-free styling gel
Detangling natural hair

1. Wash & detangle

To start the wash and go on natural hair routine, make sure your hair is freshly washed and detangled. 

Parting hair to the side

2. Part your hair

Next, part your hair to the side just to give it a little more shape. 

Applying products through the hair

3. Apply product

Part your hair into three sections on each side and start from the bottom up. Next, apply a curling definer, maximum-hold styling gel, and an alcohol-free styling gel to a section of hair.

When applying the products, comb through your hair using your fingers to separate the curls and distribute the product evenly. 

Hair after applying products

This is what my section of hair looks like after applying the products. 

Spraying water to keep hair damp

Now, move on to the next section and repeat the same steps. If your hair is starting to get dry, simply spray some water. 

Applying gel to the roots

4. Apply gel to roots

Part of a wash-and-go routine is getting rid of the frizz, so this step is important. Apply some maximum hold gel to your roots to reduce the frizz. 

Flattening the roots with fingers

Flatten your roots with your fingers. 

Laying edges with a toothbrush

Use a toothbrush to lay down your edges. 

Using a brush to clump curls together

Repeat steps 3 and 4 throughout your hair, and use a brush to clump your curls together. 

Finger coiling hair

Also, you can make a few coils in some areas by curling your hair around your fingers. 

Scrunching hair sections

Scrunch your hair on other sections. 

Leaving hair to air dry

5. Leave to air dry

We’re almost done with the wash-and-go hairstyle! Now, leave your hair to air dry. 

Wash and go routine for natural hair

Wash and go results

Wash and go tutorial

Here are the final results of this lovely wash and go! I think it turned out much better than I thought it would! Some areas of my hair are looser at the end, but my roots are tighter. I also like how it’s not too big, poofy, and frizzy.

I like this style but would be happier if my hair were longer. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to do a wash and go and that you try this routine to see if it suits your style. 

Suggested materials:
  • Wide-tooth comb
  • Defining curl custard
  • Maximum hold styling gel
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