I haven't had any trouble with CJ CQ flaking. For my shoulder-length hair (fine-medium porosity), I used (throughout the summer) 3 half-dollar size blobs of CQ, in very wet hair, over CJ CCCC lite. I then raked, combed, shaked, scrunched, and plopped. I had 2-3 days of good hair regularly with no flakes.
hair type: 2B/3Alow poo: Elucence moisture; Elucence clarifying (after swimming)
condish: CJ smoothing; CJ argan; CJ repair me; CJ curl rehab; CJ strengthening (summer only)
summer styling: CJ CCCC lite + CJ Curl Queen; or CJ Beauticurls leave-in + Curly Kinks coil jam
straightening: Giovanni ultra sleek poo & condish, CHI straight guard + iron guard, Ouidad mongongo oil
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