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Join Date: Dec 2004
Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 01:52AM
Just started a new routine, because I disliked SOTC-ing...
I have to say, this is the first time that, at the end of the day, my hair was still soft, and pretty defined. The back was a little dry, but I think I just need to mess around with product application a little more.
I co-wash with Tresemme Naturals (either the Radiant Volume or Nourishing Moisture, depending on whether I've hit my aloe limit for the time being).
I currently don't have an RO. I used to try using TNNM, but my hair didn't really respond much at all. Unless I feel like a little protein from AOHR or AOCR, I don't have an RO conditioner. I may use TNNM to detangle something though.
I apply my leave-in in the shower now (or at least start). I use a lot of Kinky Curly Knot Today, which I first smooth over, then rake through. (At this point, the shower water is still running). I wet the section (it takes a while for my hair to get wet) and rake more through until I see the clumps form, and then I move on to the next section (until I'm done).
On the weekend, I either DT with Curl Junkie Rehab or TNNM mixed with a little bit of castor and a good amount of jojoba oil. I apply it to my hair until it feels like seaweed and it's completely drenched, then I put it in a plastic cap and then under a heating cap, where it stays for about an hour. When I take it out, I have the greatest clumps ever~~~
3c/4a, Coarse, Med-High Density, Med-Low Porosity
Curly since '09