3 Girls Share Their Weekly Hair Care Routines

3 Girls Share Their Weekly Hair Care Routines

Figuring out what hair care routine is right for you is straight up overwhelming. 

There are so many things to consider.  

You have to figure out your hair type first. 

Then identify what products you need to solve your hair problems.

Or what products are needed to keep your hair healthy.

Then, you get lost in a deep dark web of google searches trying to figure out what products to trust. 

Are the ingredients safe? 

Is it free from all the nasties (parabens, sulphates etc)?

Does it actually work?

Should I really be spending this much money or is it completely over-priced? 

Anyway, I could go on - but the point is that knowing what hair care advice is trustworthy is no easy feat. 

One thing I know for sure about hair care:

The best advice comes from those who are seriously invested in their hair. 

The girls who try and test all the hyped up products and treatment trends.

Those who know what works for their hair type and what to avoid.

I'm always intrigued by the hair care routines of other girls, so we decided to quiz a few trusted hair-care connoisseurs to see what their current hair care regimes involve.

 

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Hair care routine for healthy hair

Rhiannon Abrahams is an expert at hair.

Quite literally.

She's a hairdresser and colour specialist with her own business Ayana Hair Design.

So if anyone's going to know what it takes to maintain healthy locks, it's Rhiannon.

We got Rhiannon to spill the beans on her current hair care regime and her best-rated products.

 Rhiannon wears her custom coloured MEDIUM Sitting Pretty Halo hair extensions to create this messy updo. 

NAME: Rhiannon Abrahams

DAY JOB: Hair Stylist & Influencer 

IG: @rhiannon.abrahams 

HAIR TYPE: Fine and dry

HAIR GOAL: To maintain healthy locks :)

MY HAIR ROUTINE:

I usually only try wash my hair twice a week and let the natural oils come through.

I do an Olaplex No.3 treatment once a week and sleep in it.

I always do two shampoos, a quick tone and a deep mask conditioner.

Before I dry my hair I use Argan oil to coat the cuticles and protect my hair from heat :)

SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER:

I love the brand Natural Look.

I use their shampoo and deep mask.

I also use Olaplex No. 4 and 5 at the moment.

What hair care product do you swear by?

Natural look!! And Olaplex.

Do you do any weekly/fortnightly hair treatments?

Weekly!

Olaplex is super easy, it's done on dirty hair (so line it up with your wash day the next day) and you can sleep in it.

What's your best hair care tip?

Regulars trims and treatments, only use salon quality products and never colour your own hair, see a professional.

Anything else?

I love Sitting Pretty ;) 

 

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Hair care routine for dry hair 

Taryn, our co-founder of Sitting Pretty, is a hair-care fiend. 

She takes it amongst herself to be in the know on all the best hair care products.

and is serious about finding products that use mostly natural gentle ingredients. 

Taryn's going through the lengthy process of reviving her hair after colour damage, so she's always testing new treatments to hydrate her hair and help it grow. 

 Taryn wears the FINE halo in col. Light Brown 6.

NAME: Taryn Melissa

DAY JOB: Brand Director & Co-Founder of Sitting Pretty

IG: @sittingprettyhalohair 

HAIR TYPE: Dry!

I also get an irritated scalp depending on what I've eaten and how often I wash my hair.

HAIR GOAL: 

I'm really trying to nourish my ends and keep it healthy but also grow my hair (slowly).

I don't seem to have any issues with the back of my hair, but my sides always look thinner and tend to grow slower than the back which can be really frustrating because I want my hair to be even.

Kinda obsessed with the front being longer than the back.

MY HAIR ROUTINE:

I usually try to stick to one wash a week but at the moment because my scalp has been irritated and kinda flakey, I've been washing it more like every 4 days.

At the moment I'm putting coconut oil in an hour before I wash it.

I find it really helps to condition my scalp and settle any inflammation and itching.

But it also coats my ends so the shampoo doesn't completely strip the oils.

If I'm not doing coconut oil I’ll do the Olaplex No. 3 treatment.

I either leave it in overnight or just for 1 hour before I wash my hair.

SHAMPOO & CONDITIONER: 

At the moment Olaplex.

Recently my hairdresser also recommended Kerastase Dermo-Calm which is meant to help with soothing the scalp.

So I’m looking forward to trying that.

What hair care products do you swear by?

I love the Davroe leave in treatment creme, I put it in my hair when it’s wet (freshly washed) which allows it to dry less frizzy, then I add even more when it’s dry which makes it softer and smoother again.

I feel like my hair needs moisture and protection.

I also love Evo's heat protector, it makes such a difference to the quality of my styling. It holds the style for longer and makes my hair softer and smooth (no frizz).

Do you do any weekly/fortnightly hair treatments?

Just Olaplex when I remember :p

What’s your best hair care tip? 

Small tiny trims every 8 weeks and NO heat styling unless you have to.

Anything else you want to add?

Drink lots and lots of water.

I struggle with this at times but when I'm good I notice a huge difference in my hair.

The change is like a dehydrated plant that's been watered properly and becomes lush and shiny.

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Hair care routine for damaged hair 

You wouldn't think it with Steph's luscious locks, but Steph is actually dealing with damaged hair from heat styling.

And yes, she's wearing her Sitting Pretty Halo in the photo below, but even without the halo her hair is quite healthy;

So it's impressive to see how well she's been able to treat her hair damage with her trusty hair care routine. 

 

 Stephanie wears the THICK halo in col. Beige Blonde + Dark Blonde 613/10.

NAME: Stephanie Bailey

DAY JOB: Beauty YouTuber

IG: @stephaniemaii_x

HAIR TYPE: Normal/Fine/Damaged from heat styling

HAIR GOAL:

My recent hair care routine has been all about getting my hair back to a healthy state so that I can grow it long and thick.

General hair health is SO important when it comes to growing your hair and for me length has always been the goal.

I often lose length through breakage on the ends so I think it’s really important to work on keeping your ends healthy and free of split ends.

MY HAIR ROUTINE:

I am a HUGE fan of oils and masks!

The majority of products I use are natural and free of nasties like parabens and sulfates so that I know I am genuinely helping my hair.

I wash my hair every five days, and the night before I always drench my hair in a combination of coconut oil, Argan oil and Abyssinian oil before sleeping so that it can really soak up the goodness - Hair masks give me life!!  

I also try to avoid heat as much as possible, saving it for special occasions, curling usually only once a week.

Heat played such a big role in damaging my hair so I am really trying to avoid it in my everyday looks.

What shampoo & conditioner do you use?

I am currently a huge fan of the Bondi Boost range as I always like to choose something that has more natural ingredients.

These also concentrate on hair growth and mermaid hair is my dream so that is definitely a plus!

What hair care product do you swear by?

DRY SHAMPOO and hair extensions!

Both have saved me too many times to count.

Dry shampoo is great if you are lazy like me and find yourself needing to leave the house during the “messy bun only” stage of your hair washing schedule!

And halo hair extensions are so quick and easy to put in and can honestly take any look from 0-100 in only minutes of styling.

Do you do any weekly/fortnightly hair treatments?

I use hair masks ALL THE TIME!

I love soaking my hair in as many good oils as possible.

I prefer to only use treatments that are made from natural ingredients however and avoid chemicals as much as I can.

What's your best hair care tip?

Try to avoid heat wherever you can in your everyday life.

This has made such a huge difference to my own hair health.

Most people don’t realise how much their heat styling and blow drying can affect the quality of their hair.

I try to let my hair dry naturally 70% of the time and save the curling wand for when I know I have an event or special occasion.

I also braid my hair at night now so that I have a bit more texture in my hair every day and don’t feel as tempted to heat style.

Anything else?

Never underestimate the power of a good trim!

It’s SO daunting to cut your hair especially if you are trying to grow it, but trust me it helps it to stay healthier which in turn makes it grow in a more even manner.

 

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BEST TIPS FOR HAIR CARE

In short, no matter your hair type it's great to go by these general rules for healthy hair:

  • Limit washing your hair to 1-2 times a week
  • Get regular trims to cut off split ends
  • Avoid heat styling as much as possible

Although all three girls had different hair types, their hair care routines all incorporated regular hair treatments.

This is a great way to ensure your hair is getting the right nutrients to grow and stay shiny and luscious.

All the girls relied on either coconut oil or argan oil (or both) as natural treatments, and Rhiannon and Taryn swear by Olaplex No. 3 to treat and maintain healthy hair.

If you have any amazing hair products you swear by, comment your recommendations below 😘 

 

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