Before/After for Wavies

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Hello everyone! Here is an update:Before/After for Wavies-imageuploadedbycurltalk1377380905.946664.jpg

Today I clarified and put a lot of conditioner as leave in and after I used HE mousse. I prefer the softness and smell of the mousse vs the gel
CO: VO5 KLSC Conditioner
RO: SNCT
PT: AIgirl's gelatin recipe

Testing: LALSAG, AVG,
Beautiful and shiny!!
You can see my wavy tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...ZNxhBHSXAW40OQ and my wavy blog is The Wavy Nation http://wavynation.wordpress.com
Thanks Chupie! Now I need to figure out how to style it tomorrow... DH decided to touch/play with my hair and the waves are gone! 😭😞.... Now is just poofy and waveless...
CO: VO5 KLSC Conditioner
RO: SNCT
PT: AIgirl's gelatin recipe

Testing: LALSAG, AVG,
I've only been here a few days, but was doing a modified CG (sulfate free shampoo, no shampoo washing often, plopping) and didn't know it for the last few months! Here are some pics:

Before embracing my waves:
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When I first stopped flatironing, in the winter:
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A month or so ago, after switching to Sulfate free shampoo and using it a lot less:

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After a few days of hanging out here and trying some new products and techniques:
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Last edited by poxyfairyplume; 02-18-2014 at 07:13 AM.
Ill defined frizz to start. Then I had a Deva cut after a year of CG! Check out my profile pic
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UK based, Curly from birth 2b-2c fairly porous with cherub tendencies and frizz halo! Faves include KCKT and Keracare LIs, Deva Curl, CCCCL, Ecosyler gel and Be Curly Curl Enhancer. I donít mind the odd cone - shhh CG since August 2012
I'm a few weeks in now. I love how my hair looks now!
Before CG:
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A few days in:
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Now:Before/After for Wavies-imageuploadedbycurltalk1378663688.277217.jpg
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Adding, favorite hair day so far (last Friday):
Before/After for Wavies-imageuploadedbycurltalk1378663776.188093.jpg
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Improving leaps and bounds!!!
You can see my wavy tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...ZNxhBHSXAW40OQ and my wavy blog is The Wavy Nation http://wavynation.wordpress.com
So I made a transition video documenting my 5 and a half (so far) journey. Hope you like:

Transition - YouTube
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Thank Chupie! I love it. Had no clue I had this hair!
Impressive progress everyone... Great job!
CO: VO5 KLSC Conditioner
RO: SNCT
PT: AIgirl's gelatin recipe

Testing: LALSAG, AVG,
I spent lunchtime today drooling at everyone's after photos and am resolved to give CG (or at least mod CG a go!). I've been low-pooing for about 4 months and whilst it's made a difference I know my hair can be better.

Here's some pics of my journey up to this point...

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This is me back in '95 - my hair was kinda wavy so Mama figured a perm would help (?!)

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More recent, salon straight but prone to frizz and an itchy/flaky scalp

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Today - day zero. I've ordered some CG friendly goodies and given myself a nourishing coconut oil treatment. Hair is looking shinier and is much softer with less frizz. Can't wait to see how much better is can get!
2c, fine, normal porosity, high density
Mod CG: Oct 13
Pre-poo/DT: Coconut/EVOO
Low-poo - L'oreal Colour Care & Moisture Shampoo (once a week)
Cowash - Timotei Pure;
Leave in - Aussie Miracle Colour Insurance;
Styling: Aveda Be Curly Prep; Umberto Giannini Scrunching Curl Jelly
Battling frizzies!
Thats a lot of wave for day 0!!
You can see my wavy tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...ZNxhBHSXAW40OQ and my wavy blog is The Wavy Nation http://wavynation.wordpress.com
Thats a lot of wave for day 0!!
Originally Posted by chupie
Thanks! Like I said, been low-pooing for 4 months but still been using a few silicones so am now trying to detox my hair completely, quit straightening it and embrace what I got.
2c, fine, normal porosity, high density
Mod CG: Oct 13
Pre-poo/DT: Coconut/EVOO
Low-poo - L'oreal Colour Care & Moisture Shampoo (once a week)
Cowash - Timotei Pure;
Leave in - Aussie Miracle Colour Insurance;
Styling: Aveda Be Curly Prep; Umberto Giannini Scrunching Curl Jelly
Battling frizzies!
I'm taking the plunge! This is today, Day 1 doing CG method. The back looks good, the sides and front, not so much. :-/
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Just love looking at all these pics,hoping to get the same results sometime soon, been working at it for 3 weeks now. Getting my first Deva cut tomorrow. Very excited!
2C * Normal Porosity * Medium Density * Chin Length

Still playing with products ( using mostly Deva right now)

Working on finding my inner curl.
So I'm one month in to mod CG and still experimenting with products. However I've definitely noticed a difference in my hair - more volume at the roots, more curl definition, hair is softer and I'm having more good days than bad. Frizz is still a problem BUT it's definitely improved.

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2c, fine, normal porosity, high density
Mod CG: Oct 13
Pre-poo/DT: Coconut/EVOO
Low-poo - L'oreal Colour Care & Moisture Shampoo (once a week)
Cowash - Timotei Pure;
Leave in - Aussie Miracle Colour Insurance;
Styling: Aveda Be Curly Prep; Umberto Giannini Scrunching Curl Jelly
Battling frizzies!
Was going through old hair photos today and realized how much my hair has changed over the past 2 years of going CG. The long hair one is from 2 years ago. The shorter hair one was taken in the past week.
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Hair Properties: 2A/2B, Medium-fine, Normal porosity, Normal elasticity, Medium density
Low Poo: DevaCare, Yes to Cuc's
Rinse Out: DevaCare One Condition, Yes to Cuc's
Cowash: Suave Naturals Lavender, Yes to Carrots Scalp Conditioner
Curl Cream: AG ReCoil, Organix Moroccan Oil Curl Cream
Gel/Mousse: Sweet Curls Elixirs FSG w/ Mag Sulfate added, Sweet Curls Elixirs hard hold gel, DevaCurl Frizz Free Foam, Aquage Uplifting Foam
Protein: Spiral Solutions Protein Spray for daily use

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