At wit's end with dry, snarly tangles
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12-09-2012, 06:03 PM
Join Date: Feb 2010
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I am a botticelli curly, and so is my 6 year old daughter.
I am about to go off the deep end in frustration. Her hair (mid back length) is perpetually dry, snarly and a nightmare to comb, even with a ton of conditioner. I have tried CG methods (using Suave), Devacurl, and even tried Suave shampoo. The result is the same. Her hair won't wet properly, it's a nightmare to get knots out of, it flash dries, and the second I rinse the conditioner out, it's back to the prewash state.
My hair is having the same issue...
I am wondering if it could be high mineral content - our tubs have iron stains from faucet drips, and we get a lot of scale buildup on stuff. How do I deal with this? A household water softener is not an option - we are renting.
Hard water could be a potential issue – but have you considered your hair might be protein sensitive? Those issues sound very similar – do a search on the boards for more info re: protein sensitivity and how to find products that work. HTH!
|| 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 ||
BAQ henna 1/month;
OH Hair Dew;
Giovanni TTTT. – Just three!
extra-virgin coconut oil;
AOMMJ. – Kept for troubleshooting.
Waiting to try
Propylene Glycol Sensitive
- Itchy scalp? Facial Irritation? This might be why!
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