Hey Dolls! I’ve teamed up with Cantu Beauty to bring you the best and ultimate moisturizing natural hair routine EVER! I am sharing all of my go to tips and tricks to get you started and on your way to healthy natural hair! Trust me, I know the natural hair struggle is real and requires some real dedication. That’s exactly why we have each other!! So we can all learn to grow healthy hair and get those “out of this world” curls! Dry hair is never good so let’s get to moisturizing…

What I Used:

Hair Products:

*all products are from Cantu Beauty and can be found at Target, Walmart, Sally’s and your local beauty supple stores.

  • Coil Calm Detangler
  • Complete Conditioning Co-wash
  • Sulfate – Free Cleansing Cream Shampoo
  • Sulfate – Free Hydrating Conditioner
  • Argan Oil Leave-in Conditioner Repair Cream
  • Anti-Frizz Argan Oil Smoothing Cream
  • Moisturizing Curl Activator Cream
  • Moisturizing Twist & Lock Gel
  • Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment
  • Extra Hold Edge Stay Gel




  • Detangle hair using the Coil Calm Detangler
  • Spray at the ends and work towards the roots
  • TIP: Use praying hands method for even distribution
  • Once hair is detangled, section into working sections
  • Use Sulfate Free Cleansing Shampoo
  • Rinse shampoo out & dry hair with an old tshirt
  • Use Sulfate Free Hydrating Cream Conditioner
  • TIP: If you cowashed you do not need to use conditioner
  • Apply at ends and work towards roots.
  • Place shower cap over hair. (Leave on for 5-10 mins)
  • Start LCO method. (liquid, cream, oil)
  • Apply Argan Oil Leave In Conditioner from ends to roots
  • Apply Anti Frizz Argan Oil using praying hands method
  • Part and section each area of hair to prep for twists
  • TIP: Part enough to do three twists at a time
  • Set your style using the Moisturizing Curl Activator Crème
  • Finish setting your style using the Moisturizing Twist & Loc Gel
  • Using deman brush, distribute product through hair and remove tangles
  • Twist hair and finger coil at ends
  • Repeat sectioning and twisting process, flat twist at the front
  • TIP: As you twist each section, cover remaining hair with shower cap to retain moisture.
  • Apply Grow Strong Strengthening Treatment to scalp between twists and edges
  • Twists each twist into each other to the back and put in a bun
  • Apply Extra Hold Edge Stay Gel to edges

Make sure to check out the video to see the changes to my hair in living color!



  • If you are in between shampoos, use the Complete Conditioning Co-Wash
  • Using a t-shirt for drying is beneficial for texture and curls
  • Be sure to use a holding agent (Twist & Loc Gel) to get more defined curls
  • Use as much product as you’d like, excess product will purge as you twist
  • Add an accessory (headband, head jewelry, etc.) to your twists and bun for an added touch of style

There you have it guys! The ins and outs, tips and tricks on moisturizing. You can even learn how to flat twist here! I hope you feel as great about taking care of your hair as I do! Did you find some helpful information here? Chime in below. I would love to hear from you!  You are also invited to sign up for my newsletter so you will always be in the know with all things MA. If newsletters aren’t your thing simply download my App!

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Maria Antionette is a professional hairstylist, DIY creator and fashion lover with a belief that beauty can be fun, easy and simple.
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