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Old 10-16-2012, 07:15 AM   #1
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Default My hair went from poof to pretty overnight

Thanks to some advice i've gotten on these boards i've learned that I do need to clarify with an EDTA ingredient shampoo once in a while to get rid of hard water build up. I have a filter on my shower but I don't think it's enough. It does help though. I sure am a happy girl right now! Look at the difference from last night to today. Oh and what made me happier? No frizz while my hair was wet, that hasn't happened in a long time.

First picture is my hair last night. It was feeling very soft, fluffy and the waves were dead, it was so frizzy too. Just horrible hair The next picture is from this morning, such a difference! ^_^
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2(I have no idea what pattern), low porosity, mix of medium and coarse, dense

*Have just discovered the amazingness that is the "Spritz and Condish" routine*

Shampoo: SM Moisture Retention Shampoo
Co-wash: VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea Clarifying Conditioner
RO: GVP CB, Garnier Triple Nutrition
LI : Whatever conditioner I used + EVOO or Argon oil
Stylers: Organix Moroccan Curling Perfection Defining Creme, EcoStyler Gel (krystal)
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:33 AM   #2
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OMG - Wow! What a difference. I also find that I need to clarify with a sulfate shampoo from time to time. As we say so often, our hair needs can be quite different. Glad you had such a great result.
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2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Experimenting with cones & sulfates while the dews are high. Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
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Old 10-16-2012, 04:14 PM   #3
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Awesome change! Your hair looks great.

I use a clarifying sulfate shampoo once a month to remove hard water build-up and any other build up (I use the occasional 'cone).

It seems so un-natural to everyone swears by CG (me too at first) that clarifying could make your hair LESS frizzy.
Wave Pattern: 2A
Hair Properties: Normal/Low Porosity, Medium Density, Medium Texture w/Fine Straight Underlayer
Co-wash: Suave Naturals, Cure Care
Low-poo: Renpure Brazilian Keratin
Rinse Out & Leave In: Tresemme Naturals
Gel: LA Looks Mega Mega Hold Gel, Garnier Fructis Spray Gel
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Old 10-19-2012, 03:10 PM   #4
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:00 PM   #5
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What clarifying shampoo did you use? This was how my hair was looking....and I screwed it ALL up...lol...so I need to start over fresh. I also have hard water and was using coconut oil pre wash....and my hair has SOOO much build up...ugh...also what stylers did you use. BEAUTIFUL hair
2b/c CG since 8/12
I have low porosity and fine/med texture. Easily weighed down and VERY frizzy crown, with straighter under layers

Low-poo:TJ TTT, CJ GCS
LI/RO/DC: CK Satin Roots,Sevi Pumpkin, SSI Okra reconstructor, CJ SAC,CJ RM
Stylers: AG Recoil, JC SS
Jellies: CK Coil Jam, Okra gel(HG)
Gel: JC CC, Ouidad H&H gel, Ouidad moisture lock gel

Hair loves moisture protein.
MUST Pixie diffuse.

My hair dose NOT like oils, butters or polyquats Or glycerin in high dews
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