If you’re doing this method for the first time, I would suggest starting off with a Cherry Lola Caramel Treatment or regular Cherry Lola Treatment. This will be your step 1 in the 5 step regimen on the first day, instead of the clarifying options. The Cherry Lola version is a combination of the Caramel Treatment, and Cherry Lola.
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This version of the regimen is done on only the FIRST day of the 7 Day Challenge.
Step 1: Cherry Lola
Step 2: DC overnight
Step 4.Leave in
Step 5.Gel/oil(if doing set style)
It can be done as often as every two weeks, or every few months. It’s up to you. When you are doing this treatment, it will replace Step 1: Clarify. It is NOT in addition to that step.
Although I appreciate many people spreading the word about this regimen, it is important to come read it either on this website, or black hair media forum. Not everything you read about this regimen off other websites is going to be correct. My main concern is there seems to be an impression that the cherry lola treatment is done everyday for the first 7 days, or that the cherry lola must be done every 2 weeks, or worse– that the cherry lola is done first, and then right after you do the bakingsoda step. This is all incorrect. I urge you to double check on this website or msdeekay.com when it comes to the actual instructions, come here because the way you execute these steps is very important or you pay for it in your results.
- Greek yogurt (2 cups)
- Baking soda (2 tbsp)
- Organic apple cider vinegar (2 tbsp)
- Raw coconut liquid aminos or liquid Soy aminos (2 tbsp)
- Raw honey (1/2 tbsp)
- Unsulfured molasses (1 tbsp)
- Half an over ripe plantain or banana
- Avocado (3/4 tbsp)
- 1 egg (optional, but I used it no problem)
1. Blend the ingredients in your blender. This is important in preventing chunks getting stuck in your hair.
2. saturate your dry (but detangled) hair completely from root to tip with the mixture.
3. put a shower cap and let sit for 1.5-2 hours.
4. Rinse out completely with warm/hot water.
5. Green House Effect /deep condition overnight directly after rinsing out the treatment with botanical MHM approved conditioner.
Never do an acv rinse directly after this. The point of temporarily opening the hair cuticle is so the moisture can get in, it makes no sense to just reclose it before actually putting the moisture in your hair.
Do the steps in the exact order, and do not skip any step, or it will not be as effective. Do not use any drying products.For the first week, these steps must be completed everyday. The DIY treatment is only done on day 1 of the 7 day challenge. After the 7 days are up, the DIY can be done as often as every 2 weeks, even only a few times a year.
Don’t be deterred from doing this treatment if you are protein sensitive. These are animal proteins so it isn’t going to have the kind of effect like if you did an aphogee treatment. The molecules are too big to absorb into your hair, and the aminos are too small. So this protein treatment is mild, and a better choice for low porosity hair. If you want to do a protein treatment with this regimen, make this DIY recipe your go to. Otherwise you can hinder your results. It is very easy for low porosity hair to get protein overload.
Do not do Step 1 clarify after this. This is in replacement of the first step, not in addition to it. If you read anywhere of anyone saying there are 6 or more steps, and they are not only talking about the optional stretching option, then that is incorrect information. Please come to this website or black hair media forum, or msdeekay.com to read when it comes to the actual instructions for the max hydration method.