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Old 07-19-2005, 11:29 AM   #1
 
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Ok, here's my deal. I have to wash my hair a few times a week. The CG routines do not work for me. My hair gets weighed down and very oily. Also most condish weighs down my hair. So when I use my very gentle poo (currently Avalon organics nurishing shampoo) my hair stays so oily I can get away with no condish. (I only condish a lot when I want to straighten) I do not use cones because they straighten out my hair and makes it very silky and smooth.

Here's what I'm thinking. I could try a very light condish or I was thinking of getting a spray leave in that I could put on my hair when It dries as a way of combating frizz. For second day hair, I slept with my hair in a pineapple and then scrunch with a mixture of gel and condish which was kind of cool.

Anyone else have this issue? Any product suggestions?
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Old 07-19-2005, 02:41 PM   #2
 
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I used to use ouidad botanical boost leave in. Currently using 1/2 water & 1/2 aloeba in small spray bottle under my gel. I guess if you don't need to condition, then don't! Experiment. Good luck
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Old 07-19-2005, 05:20 PM   #3
 
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Aloeba was the first thing that came to mind, it's light enough that it probably wouldn't weigh your hair down, or try mixing a small batch of it with water like cunninghamair suggested. Gelebration is a lighter version of RR, so you might consider that to use as a curl enhancer.
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Old 07-19-2005, 06:44 PM   #4
 
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I'm thinking Aloeba too! It's moisturizing but very light so would probably be good for you. Gelebration is a light curl enhancer like Lush said so I bet that would be nice for you to use too under your gel.

If you do mix anything with water, mix it per use only. Jess from Jessicurl warned us about doing that in batches (or in the bottles) before because the preservatives are pre measured per bottle so if you alter the mix of the whole bottle in any way, it can throw the preservatives amount off and grow bacteria. That would be bad!
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Old 07-20-2005, 06:32 AM   #5
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I'm thinking Aloeba too! It's moisturizing but very light so would probably be good for you. Gelebration is a light curl enhancer like Lush said so I bet that would be nice for you to use too under your gel.

If you do mix anything with water, mix it per use only. Jess from Jessicurl warned us about doing that in batches (or in the bottles) before because the preservatives are pre measured per bottle so if you alter the mix of the whole bottle in any way, it can throw the preservatives amount off and grow bacteria. That would be bad!
That would be my suggestion too! I also think that EMB works well without weighing hair down or overconditioning.
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Aveda Shampure conditioner (rinse out) and/or aveda elixir leave in conditioner. Both are very light ans easily available in salons.
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Old 07-20-2005, 08:17 AM   #7
 
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Wow, consensus! LOL Can I easily find this stuff do I have to order it?

I do have to experiment more and I also need a digital camera so I can get you guys pictures!
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Old 07-28-2005, 07:40 AM   #8
 
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I got my curl mart order a couple of days ago. I got the Aloeba and the Gelebration. I really like it!

I also tried washing my hair upside down so that I don't straighten out the canopy so much. Yesterday I had this one very clumped coil right by my face!
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Old 07-29-2005, 09:02 AM   #9
 
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Does Aloeba = Jessicurl's Aloeba? If so, I've got a trial sample and I think I'm the only one that finds this DOES weigh my hair down. What's up with that?

Me thinks I need to try this some night as a leave-in when I let my hair air dry before going to bed (I don't do products at night).
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Old 07-29-2005, 12:19 PM   #10
 
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Yeah, I use a very small amount. I need very little conditioning. Also the others had suggested that you can water some down a bit.
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Old 08-02-2005, 07:44 AM   #11
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I got my curl mart order a couple of days ago. I got the Aloeba and the Gelebration. I really like it!

I also tried washing my hair upside down so that I don't straighten out the canopy so much. Yesterday I had this one very clumped coil right by my face!
Yay!! I am so glad that you are liking Gelebration and Aloeba. Also, the very clumped coil by your face is wonderful news!! I might have to try the pooing upside down. I condition that way, and, my canopy is the worse part of my hair so it is worth a shot!

LavenderCurls: I forgot to mention that watering down Aloeba might work for you, but, only mix what you are going to use so it doesn't go bad like kimmyc says
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