FSG Curl Cream!

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I think I have a new winner in the quest for more junk to add to (or actually do with)FSG!

((Ducks so I won't get hit with whatever Pedaheh has handy to throw at me))

When I get it "right" I'll post the recipe on my blog so it has a "home" with the PT recipe, because I'm going to try some variations. What you have at home may vary, but here are the basics:

1 tablespoon thick, rich conditioner (if it doesn't have any oil in it, add 3-4 drops of canola oil or whatever you like) - maybe a bit less conditioner for the fine-haired
2 tablespoons flaxseed gel (mine currently has protein in it)
1 tablespoon strong hold gel
4 drops honey or agave nectar (or 1/8 tsp or a bit more) - for hold

Mix well, apply fairly liberally (probably skip any leave-in) and do your styling thing.

Clumps? Check!
Root curl? Check!
Curl enhancing? Boing!
Volume? Surprisingly, check!
http://science-yhairblog.blogspot.com/

Last edited by IAgirl; 08-12-2011 at 11:51 AM.
I think I have a new winner in the quest for more junk to add to (or actually do with)FSG!

((Ducks so I won't get hit with whatever Pedaheh has handy to throw at me))

When I get it "right" I'll post the recipe on my blog so it has a "home" with the PT recipe, because I'm going to try some variations. What you have at home may vary, but here are the basics:

1 tablespoon thick, rich conditioner (if it doesn't have any oil in it, add 3-4 drops of canola oil or whatever you like) - maybe a bit less conditioner for the fine-haired
2 tablespoons flaxseed gel (mine currently has protein in it)
1 tablespoon strong hold gel
4 drops honey or agave nectar (or 1/8 tsp or a bit more) - for hold

Mix well, apply fairly liberally (probably skip any leave-in) and do your styling thing.

Clumps? Check!
Root curl? Check!
Curl enhancing? Boing!
Volume? Surprisingly, check!
Originally Posted by IAgirl
this is definetly making me want to make fsg ten times more...
Lo-poorganix Shea butter shampoo
Co-wash: suave coconut
Rinse out:GFTN/GVP conditioning balm
Leave in: GF daily care spray leave in
Serum-like product: still need one
Gel:LA looks sport gel/ HESMU,GFPC
Oils: olive, coconut

I think I'm normal-overly porous, medium-thick hair(although I see fine hair too), love protein
Oh I'm trying this!!! Sounds like an all-in-one product and I looove that!
thanks IAGirl!
- 2C - Coarse Canopy & med/fine underlayers
- MOP C Hydrating 'poo
- LOreal Natures Therapy Moisturizing condish, ION Effective Care, Garnier S&S (old formula)
- treatments: CJ Curl Rehab, CJ Repair Me!
- plopping, diffusing, and clipping the roots
I think I have a new winner in the quest for more junk to add to (or actually do with)FSG!

((Ducks so I won't get hit with whatever Pedaheh has handy to throw at me))

When I get it "right" I'll post the recipe on my blog so it has a "home" with the PT recipe, because I'm going to try some variations. What you have at home may vary, but here are the basics:

1 tablespoon thick, rich conditioner (if it doesn't have any oil in it, add 3-4 drops of canola oil or whatever you like) - maybe a bit less conditioner for the fine-haired
2 tablespoons flaxseed gel (mine currently has protein in it)
1 tablespoon strong hold gel
4 drops honey or agave nectar (or 1/8 tsp or a bit more) - for hold

Mix well, apply fairly liberally (probably skip any leave-in) and do your styling thing.

Clumps? Check!
Root curl? Check!
Curl enhancing? Boing!
Volume? Surprisingly, check!
Originally Posted by IAgirl
whats considered a strong hold gel...biosilk rock hard gelee...or something cheaper such as LA Looks sport gel can be seen has strong hold?
Lo-poorganix Shea butter shampoo
Co-wash: suave coconut
Rinse out:GFTN/GVP conditioning balm
Leave in: GF daily care spray leave in
Serum-like product: still need one
Gel:LA looks sport gel/ HESMU,GFPC
Oils: olive, coconut

I think I'm normal-overly porous, medium-thick hair(although I see fine hair too), love protein
Hmm, I thought about BHRG, although that's super-strong hold and I don't have any. I used a gel closer to the LA Looks in hold - which to me is pretty strong hold, but not for everybody.

I guess if it registers as "strong hold" in your book, use it. You can always use more honey or agave nectar for more hold, that's why it's in there.
http://science-yhairblog.blogspot.com/
Hmm, I thought about BHRG, although that's super-strong hold and I don't have any. I used a gel closer to the LA Looks in hold - which to me is pretty strong hold, but not for everybody.

I guess if it registers as "strong hold" in your book, use it. You can always use more honey or agave nectar for more hold, that's why it's in there.
Originally Posted by IAgirl
ok thank you this reli helped me make my decision lol
Lo-poorganix Shea butter shampoo
Co-wash: suave coconut
Rinse out:GFTN/GVP conditioning balm
Leave in: GF daily care spray leave in
Serum-like product: still need one
Gel:LA looks sport gel/ HESMU,GFPC
Oils: olive, coconut

I think I'm normal-overly porous, medium-thick hair(although I see fine hair too), love protein
I think I might have to hit you with something, too, IAgirl! I both love you and hate you right now!! Of course I'm gonna have to try this! That sounds REALLY AWESOME!! I always wanted to make a homemade curl cream, too. Yay!! I am so trying this. I'm washing my hair tomorrow, so I should totally use it then. But then my hair might turn out bad for church on Sunday...decisions, decisions!
Type 2c/3a with lots of hair and a super sensitive scalp! Med/slightly coarse texture, low porosity and elasticity.

Favorite...
Low poo: Organix TTM, Essential Wholesale Free & Clean
RO/LI: TN, GFTN, YTC
Stylers: EcoStylers, GF Curl Shaping Gel, Aussie Aussome Volume Mousse & Instant Freeze Gel, GFPC, LALNC, La Bella Lots of Curls, Apricot Oil, KMFUM, AO B5DG
Extras: sugar scrubs, AVG washes, pre-poos with EVCO, oiling scalp before washes, plopping, gelatin PT.
Mod-CG since 12/1/10!
*Now wearing football helmet*

You could always scrunch in some gel on Sunday, WNW!
http://science-yhairblog.blogspot.com/
LOL! That's true, too! I will have to whip up a batch and tell you how it goes, IAgirl.
Type 2c/3a with lots of hair and a super sensitive scalp! Med/slightly coarse texture, low porosity and elasticity.

Favorite...
Low poo: Organix TTM, Essential Wholesale Free & Clean
RO/LI: TN, GFTN, YTC
Stylers: EcoStylers, GF Curl Shaping Gel, Aussie Aussome Volume Mousse & Instant Freeze Gel, GFPC, LALNC, La Bella Lots of Curls, Apricot Oil, KMFUM, AO B5DG
Extras: sugar scrubs, AVG washes, pre-poos with EVCO, oiling scalp before washes, plopping, gelatin PT.
Mod-CG since 12/1/10!
Just when I thought I had given up on FSG!

Kerri

2?/3a ??? ; fine; high density; normal porosity and elasticity
color treated

CURRENTLY USING:
cleanse:Organix Vanilla Silk, Use Me Cleansing Cream
rinse out/li:Ion Effective Care, Tresseme Naturals Radiant Volume (both with NPF added)
stylers:Curl Keeper, UFD Curly Magic, & Alba Botanicals Strong Hold Gel
PT:CJ Repair Me

mod CG since August 2010
I'm so trying this! Great idea IA, I was playing with the idea of adding brhg to my FSG to try, your recipe looks great. Btw what's your blog? I'm on my phone and can't see siggies, and I'm curious about your other recipes.


Sent from my iPhone, please excuse typos.
2c/3a, medium/coarse, normal porosity, normal elasticity
CG and covering the grey!
I'm so trying this! Great idea IA, I was playing with the idea of adding brhg to my FSG to try, your recipe looks great. Btw what's your blog? I'm on my phone and can't see siggies, and I'm curious about your other recipes.

Sent from my iPhone, please excuse typos.
Originally Posted by curlyloxnv
Blog: science-y hair blog

This curl cream refreshes pretty well, gals. I just fixed my hair, then went out into my big garden to work with a scarf tied around my head. It was MASHED, but I sprayed water on it, scrunched, (clipped the top/front) and it is looking mostly like it did before.
I really like this stuff!
http://science-yhairblog.blogspot.com/
((Ducks so I won't get hit with whatever Pedaheh has handy to throw at me))
Originally Posted by IAgirl
This totally cracked me up.
I will be adding this to my to try list. I think this may work better for me in winter, because it sounds like too much moisture for me now. (I'm shocked I'm saying "too much moisture" too)

To make everyone's experimental plans even more complicated, I've been playing around with FSPaste the last few days. *ducks to avoid additional flying objects* I added what would amount to 1 tsp xanthan gum to a 1c batch. IDK exactly what I think of it yet. It does add hold without crunch. In fact it dries almost crunch free. Unlike FSG, you can use too much. It is sort of a gummy molding paste. When I form an actual opinion, I'll start a thread. I used FSP in my avi pic.
I'm lovin' your blog IAgirl.
http://pedaheh.blogspot.com/ (a blog to help new wavies, go to the how do I get started page)
2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
Cowash: Tresemme naturals
Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
Curl enhancer: FSG
Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers

Last edited by pedaheh; 08-13-2011 at 05:10 PM.
Thanks, Pedaheh. I'm looking forward to the FSPaste. Gummy molding paste sounds like fun. If it didn't work on hair, one could always play with it (squeeze it through the fingers) for stress relief.
http://science-yhairblog.blogspot.com/
So I just made a batch it's on my hair now!
Mod CG since 8/2010
2cFii (fia), normal/normal, protein junkie. Itchy and allergic wavy!
Growing out
http://public.fotki.com/Mountaincurl/
pw: mountaincurl
Looking forward to hearing whether you like it or not, Mountaincurl!
http://science-yhairblog.blogspot.com/
Woo Hoo! More hair goo experiments!
Since I just made a mega batch of my regular FSG, I tried mixing FSG with SMCES in my hand for smasters the other day. I'm proud to say it worked really well. I got my first ever "Is that your natural curl?"
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Woo Hoo! More hair goo experiments!
Since I just made a mega batch of my regular FSG, I tried mixing FSG with SMCES in my hand for smasters the other day. I'm proud to say it worked really well. I got my first ever "Is that your natural curl?"
Originally Posted by swtndspcy


Great to hear!
http://science-yhairblog.blogspot.com/

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