rbb - thanks so much! I will try that. I like JC Nourish & Shine.

Right now I have given up (sob) trying to wear my hair curly because in winter the wind blows all the curls out and on top of that I don't have time to re-wet it every morning and dry it in time to go to work, so I just do a roller set and it lasts for days.

However.... as soon as the high dews set in - I will go back to curly and hope my curls recover. I'll try your method with the JC N&S and report back.

Nice to see you on the boards! and Hi to everyone who responded
2/c-3a Coarse hair med. density.
Protein sensitive but can use occasionally
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Ice Queen!
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets or use a curling brush - classic glamor.
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