The woes of a Wavie.
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Join Date: Jul 2008
I'm totally going back to basics.
I've tried plopping, and upside down rinsing, upside down diffusing and going CG and laying 472 different products in an attempt to get more clumps/shine/curl. And you know what - none of it gives me any of those things!! I've just wound up with my hair looking the same except with a greasy scalp and funky looking roots.
Now I'm back to shampooing every day or every other day (mostly sulphate-free, but with sulphates a couple of times a week), conditioning and using a tiny bit of conditioner as a leave in. Then styling with ONE product and leaving to air dry. It's an improvement on what I had with all the fancy techniques and doesn't take me all day.
I don't have perfect glossy curls like a lot of the CG girls here do, but I'm never going to have them and don't want months/years worth of manky 'transition' hair on the off-chance I'll find a winning combo.
Back to basics for me!! Though, have to admit I'm staying cone-free!
UK curly - mostly 2c
Going back to basics!
Happily using a mixture of sulphates, cones and CG products.
Permanently undecided whether to cut or grow!
Lush I Love Juicy shampoo
Charles Worthington frizz smoothing conditioner
Superdrug coconut & almond intensive conditioner
Montagne Jeunesse avocado & cherry bark mask
Umberto Giannini curl gel
Boots 'pink' curl creme