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Old 08-24-2010, 10:35 AM   #111
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Curl Pattern: 2c/3a mix (Fia)
Texture: medium-fine
Porosity: normal
Density: thick
Elasticity: normal
Characteristics: minimal root curl, more volume on the left side, strong wave pattern, going gray

CG/ModCG/not CG: CG

Hair ingredient likes: Moisture, Botanicals, Light Proteins
Hair ingredient dislikes: Coconut Oil,Polyquats, Aloe, Heavy Proteins. Pretty much every cleansing agent; harsh or mild my hair hates them all.

Hard/Soft Water: slightly hard

HG/Go-to Products: Renpure Body & Shine Conditioner, Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner, AG Mousse Gel (rarely used but does work for me), SS Emollience (only in summer)

Average climate/dew points: Dry, typical dews 15-45F in spring/summer sub-zero to mid 30s in fall/winter

Fall/Winter combos: Pretty much use the same products year round
Spring/Summer combos:

Favorite styling techniques and why: Doing all cleansing and rinsing upside down, plopping- speeds dry time and enhances curl, cold water rinse- reduces frizz and adds shine, sleep on a high quality silk pillowcase- reduces tangles and retains moisture.

Techniques that didn’t work and why: Pineappling-gives me a headache, Duckbill clips-
just can't seem to get them to work no matter how much I try.

Hair (properties) Twins: Justajesuschick, Jeepcurlygurl
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Medium-fine Texture, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity, Thick Density
Co-wash: Renpure Body&Shine
RO: Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner
LI/Curl Enhancer: Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner
Other: I'll add a little AG Mousse Gel if I want something extra.

Last edited by heidi; 03-08-2011 at 10:08 AM. Reason: Updating as I learn more about my hair
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