I'm not a desert curly, but our dewpoint was -6 this week! I never use a lot of any product, but when it's like this, I use a DT as my leave in. So far this week, I've used CK Curlycue ReNew and CJ Curl Rehab. If you have something like that with you, it's worth a try.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

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HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC