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Old 04-17-2013, 08:21 PM   #7
lcl0706
 
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Curl Pattern: 3A
Texture: Fine
Porosity: Normal
Density: Low
Elasticity: Not sure

Characteristics: decent root curl, canopy is looser curls. Struggle with volume due to low density. Tends to fall flat at the crown, especially with length. Underlayers are much curlier.

CG/ModCG/not CG: mod/not CG. I have to use T-Gel to due scalp issues. I do tend to avoid silicones.

Ingredients hair likes: Protein
Ingredients hair dislikes: Dimethicone or other heavy silicone high up in the product list. I don't avoid them completely because I use SLES in the T-Gel, but I get plastic silicone hair really easily if I overdo it.

HG/Go-to Products: up to 5 products that are constantly in your rotation: TN conditioner, ION Effective Care RO, SCC spray gel, Giovanni naturals mousse.

Average climate/dew points: moderate. 30's in the winter, 60's in the summer.

Fall/Winter combos:
Spring/Summer combos: I don't really do much differently from season to season, but my hair prefers higher humidity.

Favorite styling techniques and why: I plop, but I don't know what good it does for me. Generally I put products into fairly wet hair - dripping but not totally soaked.

Techniques that didn’t work and why: I don't do second day hair. Partly because my fine, thin hair is totally crushed beyond salvageable in the morning, and partly because my scalp can't tolerate it.

Hair Twins: ??
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fine, thin, normal/(low?) porosity. Mod-CG. Usually I can't co-wash more than 1x a week, & sometimes I have to use T-Gel in rotation due to scalp issues.

Co-wash: VO5 Volumizing
Poo: Giovanni 50:50
RO:TN, Nexxus Youth Renewal, Alba Coconut
LI: KCKT
PT: gelatin PT, ION EC
Stylers: Giovanni mousse, TIGI Curls Rock amplifier (a-cone), Curls Rock Strong Hold Mousse
Gels: SCC spray gel

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