What are you plopping with?

What do you use to plop? Fancy, made for plopping equipment, t-shirts, micro-fiber towels (where do you find super long ones)? I'm trying to figure out if I really need to invest $20 into a plopping towel like that Curl-ease one.
Mostly sure I'm a 2b/Mii
Just starting out (and brining the entire family along for the ride):
CO-wash...V05 Moisture Milks Passion Fruit Smoothie
Rinse-out Conditioner...Garnier Fructis Fortifying Cream Conditioner Moisture Works for Dry or Damaged Hair
Leave-in Conditioner...Garnier Fructis Leave-In Conditioning Cream Sleek and Shine
Gel...Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curl Scrunching Gel
Wish me luck!
Just use a huge t-shirt, I'm sure you can find one somewhere.
Curls like us curl towels.
microfiber towel
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
A turbie twist, backwards. got it at sally's, fits my best friends knee length hair.
Hair type: 2a/b, medium to fine texture, medium to high porosity (I think!)
Routine: Occasionally wash with Lavender baby shampoo. CO wash with Garnier triple nutrition conditioner, use a nickel sized blob as a leave in, scrunch out a little water, scrunch in some aloe gel (FOTE), then scrunch in some Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee (BRHG). Plop with a backwards turbie twist for 10 min - to overnight.
CG since 23 May 2009! (with some minor slips)
I use a floursack towel.
Not Cindy or Sindy or Syndey or any other such abomination.
It's Sydney, like Australia.
Formerly known as SydneyCurl.
A turbie twist, backwards. got it at sally's, fits my best friends knee length hair.
Originally Posted by Froggilore
turbie twist. I like it it was $5.00 At homegoods.

Backwards? huh?
Microfiber turban. Not a turbie twist brand, but something similar.
Botticelli Fii,porous
Wash:V05 Moisture Milk, any low-poo
Condition/Leave-in:Tresemme Naturals,AOIN,AOGPB
Styling:
KCCC,BRHG,Got2b Curlvacious Spray
Love:protein,jojoba Hate:Garnier
Experiment:homemade refreshing spray
Goal:Below APL curly. Now near BSL, below shoulders curly
Mod CG since 7/22/09
Flour sack towel.
I saw turbin type towels at Big Lots and was tempted to try one.
wavy, med texture, med thickness, porous, seems sensitive to protein
Lo-Poo: Giovanni 50/50 - rarely
Co Wash: VO5 Tea Therapy Calming Chamomile - LOVE it!
Rinse out: GFTN
Leave in: GFTN or VO5 TTCC
Styling: HEBE gel, HETMS mousse
Still searching for a HG and curl enhancer

As soon as I find my camera I'll have the DH take some pics this weekend so you can see how to turbie twist backwards.
Hair type: 2a/b, medium to fine texture, medium to high porosity (I think!)
Routine: Occasionally wash with Lavender baby shampoo. CO wash with Garnier triple nutrition conditioner, use a nickel sized blob as a leave in, scrunch out a little water, scrunch in some aloe gel (FOTE), then scrunch in some Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee (BRHG). Plop with a backwards turbie twist for 10 min - to overnight.
CG since 23 May 2009! (with some minor slips)
I use a t-shirt and that seems to be doing fine, it would be interesting to see if something else worked better, not sure it would though.
I got my daddy's waves
Type-2b?,normal-high porosity,normal elasticity, fine-medium texture,some course auburn, more curly in back and bottom layer with 2 spirals underneath...yea CG!!!!!!
Low-poo-JC Gentle Lather poo
Co wash-GNTN, Suave Naturals coconut
Rinse out-OA GPB
Leave-in-JC aloeba
Stylers-HESMU
Likes-olive oil, castor oil, vinegar rinse, wrapping in a silk scarf at night
Dislikes-too much jojoba oil, coconut milk DT
Would love to see a video!
Mostly sure I'm a 2b/Mii
Just starting out (and brining the entire family along for the ride):
CO-wash...V05 Moisture Milks Passion Fruit Smoothie
Rinse-out Conditioner...Garnier Fructis Fortifying Cream Conditioner Moisture Works for Dry or Damaged Hair
Leave-in Conditioner...Garnier Fructis Leave-In Conditioning Cream Sleek and Shine
Gel...Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curl Scrunching Gel
Wish me luck!
Long sleeved t-shirts and tie the arms on top of my head. Works like a charm.
Curl Pattern:2b Texture: medium
Porosity: med to high Density: med Elasticity: normal
Lowpoo: (2x/wk) Shea moisture retention/ Mop C
Cowash: Mop C/ AHRC
Deep cond: Darcy's pumpkin seed condish/ SS deep
Leave in: CJ curl assurance condish
Stylers: SS CEJ, CJ Aloe Fix Lite
Hair hates: JC rockin' ringlets/CJ CIAB/AG recoil
Hair loves: super soaking/ protein/ ACV rinses
mod CG since 7/09
I use a short or long sleeved Tshirt, depending on which of my two "hair shirts" is closer.

Does that make anyone else think of medieval priests and their self-flagellation?
Location: West Virginia (Eastern Panhandle)
2b/cMii, medium-high porosity

Likes protein and most oils, HATES mineral oil
Summer Routine
Poo: Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture
Cowash CJ Daily Fix
Rinse out: Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture
Leave In: Tresemme Naturals Nourishing Moisture, SSRPT
Stylers: Ecostyler Krystal, LALSG (in really high dews)
PT: SS Repairing Protein Treatment
I use a floursack towel.
Originally Posted by LikeAustralia

+1. I double up with them though for extra absorption. And they're cheap! Can't beat 5 bucks for a pack!
2b/c, medium/high porosity, medium/coarse texture
Current HG: Kinky Curly errythang, GVPCB, LALSG

"I will never be the woman with perfect hair, who can wear white and not spill on it."

Why do u plop???? and how do u plop???
As soon as I find my camera I'll have the DH take some pics this weekend so you can see how to turbie twist backwards.
Originally Posted by Froggilore
I want to see this. I love my turbie but my hair is too short to plop.
"It's a wonder God suffers so many fools, what with lightening so cheap"~Mark Twain

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When I worked in a cafe, we had American Apparel as our work shirts, and if you know American Aparrel, their cotton is extreeeeemely soft! So I have been using my old work shirts since they are so soft and stretchy. They are short sleeved, the only downside, but I've been making them work. Plopping is definitely helping, though, I'm glad I learned about it through this board!
aquis microfiber towel from bed, bath and beyond. it works great.
Floursack towels I bought at CVS :] they are huuuge and cover my hair better than my old hanes tshirts

hmmm... I might double mine up for better absorption thanks for the tip!
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