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Old 12-11-2012, 07:31 AM   #1
 
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Hey Curlies,

I have been mod CG for a week and got my first ever Deva cut (which was so awesome). I am looking to find out the routines and products you use for great second and, dare I say, 3rd day curls!

I have tried putting my hair in a silk wrap because it is too short to pineapple. Then I shake it out in the am and apply water. It is supposed to deactivate the DevaCurl gel I used the previous day. I am still finding fizziness around my hairline and I have lost some curl definition. The pic is today's 2nd day hair. Notice the frizz and not so good clumping in front.

Please help! 2nd day hair-imageuploadedbycurltalk1355236223.431501.jpg
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:45 AM   #2
 
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in my opinion, that's pretty damn good for second day hair. many people with wavy hair just can't swing second day. i personally can get away with scrunching in a lot of water and more product the next day, but it's still a lot of work. sorry if that's not what you wanted to hear. i guess what i'm saying is your second day hair looks good!
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:31 PM   #3
 
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I agree with elizard....Im not sure if anybody can get frizz free 2nd day hair...I cant even with same day hair...I ALWAYS have frizz...but I make it work...by clipping some of my hair up...or same as elizard...by adding water and more gel the 2nd day hair...I also agree that your hair looks great...and I think you are being too hard on yourself...why as curlies ....we always make excuses for our hair...didnt have enough time...or I over slept...or its my 2nd or even 3rd day hair...I used new products...blah blah blah...sometimes I get more compliments on my 2nd day hair...whatever you are doing or using...its working good for your hair!!!

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Old 12-11-2012, 06:56 PM   #4
 
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Thanks elizard and Shelly. I do need to be more confident about my hair. No more excuses!

Like you said Shelly, I need to experiment more with hair accessories and taming the frizz with cute hair stuff.

Any tips on styles? I never put my hair in a style. It is either down or in a pony
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:25 PM   #5
 
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I take bobby pins and pin up the front section (the area that has come unclumped) to the back/side of my head...like above the top of ear...towards the back of your head...(not sure if that made sense ) or I take the mini claw clip...the teenytiny one and clip up my front section into a bump..and run some gel over the exposed sides of my hair to tame frizz...Thats what I do...Hope this helps

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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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Old 12-11-2012, 07:34 PM   #6
 
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I take bobby pins and pin up the front section (the area that has come unclumped) to the back/side of my head...like above the top of ear...towards the back of your head...(not sure if that made sense ) or I take the mini claw clip...the teenytiny one and clip up my front section into a bump..and run some gel over the exposed sides of my hair to tame frizz...Thats what I do...Hope this helps

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That's exactly what I do! We are hair twins!
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hair likes protein, doesn't like oils, easily OC'd

low poo: JCHCC, CJGCS
RO/co-wash/LI: YTCarrots, DB Pumpkin Seed
stylers: a bunch of stylers that are all pretty much the same (KCCC, UFDCM, CRCM, CKCJ) or ArcAngel if I need more hold
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:12 AM   #7
 
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Elizard we ARE hair twins!!!! YAY!!! Thats so awesome...

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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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Old 12-12-2012, 06:12 PM   #8
 
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I like to use DevaCurl set it free for 2nd day hair. It works wonders for my 2c/3a hair, but a little goes a long way (same with water). Too much weighs down my hair.
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