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Old 05-02-2012, 04:14 PM   #21
 
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Definitely interested. It would be great to be able to compare methods and what worked/didn't work with CG for some people.
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:24 AM   #22
 
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Agreed...I think wavies are probably the most modified CG-ers, but I can see others with fine hair or weaker patterns maybe being modified as well.
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Most wavies low poo regularly. Many have hair that will get too weighed down with straight cowashing. Most are still sulfate and silicone free though. I use the odd sulfate poo as a prep for a PT/DT. I still stick to sulfate and silicone free though, for the most part.
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Old 05-03-2012, 12:09 PM   #23
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I'm interested! CG alone doesn't work for my super fine hair.
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Old 05-03-2012, 03:44 PM   #24
 
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I would definitely be happy if they added a modified CG board! I'm not sure the CG method works all that well with my hair so I'd love to learn how to become a modified CG.
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Old 06-13-2012, 01:41 PM   #25
 
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+1. I low-poo regularly. cleansing conditioners seem to build up on my hair, rather than cleansing it.
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Old 06-14-2012, 03:17 PM   #26
 
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I would definitely be interested.
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Old 06-14-2012, 03:23 PM   #27
 
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Awesome idea!!!

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Old 06-17-2012, 07:53 PM   #28
 
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I would love to have a mod CG forum! My hair gets weighed down and oily with the no poo that I have used. I would love to have a place to compare and get more ideas!
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Old 06-19-2012, 01:28 PM   #29
 
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Definitely interested. I've been CG-ish (CG, modified CG, & back to CG) for the past two years, but I feel like something is lacking &/or that my hair just doesn't look as good as it could (it has to get better than this, right?) & I'm wondering if a lo-poo & less rigidity about product regimens could help.
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Old 06-20-2012, 12:04 PM   #30
 
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Count me in! I lo-poo regularly, would love to see what others are doing.
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Old 06-21-2012, 08:29 PM   #31
 
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+1 for a mod CG forum! Have been tossing around the idea lately about doing mod CG during the high dews months since I just am not finding a good product combo for the summer months.
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Old 06-22-2012, 02:21 PM   #32
 
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A modified CG board would be excellent!

Being a 2a with lots of fine/medium textured hair, the total CG method just doesn't work for me. It gets, flat, greasy, limp looking.

I think the CG method is a great starting point and with lots of trial and error we find what works for us and our hair.

I've had some weird hair days since I stopped using cones and sulfate shampoo but it is a work in progress!
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Old 07-19-2012, 02:28 AM   #33
 
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A reminder for people... Low poo is CG. Mod CG would be using occasional or regular sulfates and non water soluble cones.

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Old 07-19-2012, 11:02 AM   #34
 
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Me too! I'm always looking for more hair techniques!
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:18 AM   #35
 
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Great idea!
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Old 07-20-2012, 09:10 AM   #36
 
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Yes, please! Count me in!
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Old 07-20-2012, 10:33 AM   #37
 
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That does sound helpful...count me in.

I am mostly cg these days..but on occasion I will use Aussie Moist which has cones...I got a deep conditioner with lots of good stuff but mineral oil I think. And if my hair feels coated I won't hesitate to use shampoo...I try not to have to often...but I'll use whatever makes it look good.


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Back on Cones,so now my routine is,wash with Deva No-Poo every other day or so. Occasionally use 365 sulfate free,maybe use low sulfate shampoo mixed with conditioner once every two weeks are longer. I condition with Aussie Moist or HEHH. I style with a little GF TN,and finish up with tons of GN Pure Clean Smoothing Cream. No frizz...slippy, happy hair.
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Old 07-20-2012, 02:41 PM   #38
 
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Hi there.

I notice this thread is in the 2 section. I know I can't be the only person with afro-textured hair who uses shampoo. (No offense to wavies.)

Is there anyone else like me?
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:28 AM   #39
 
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Count me in. I'd love to have a mod CG board.
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Old 07-22-2012, 09:34 AM   #40
 
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Count me in!
I modify by washing occasionally w/a no-poo method of baking soda and vinegar.
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