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Join Date: May 2013
Monday, June 3, 2013 at 02:50PM
Okay, so I posted this pic in the before/after SOTC thread, too. No more cross-posting after this... promise!
10oC, 89% Humidity, raining like crazy
All night coconut-oil and shae-butter leave-in treatment
Aubrey Organics Blue Camomile Shampoo (as a rinse -- 5:1 Water to Shampoo)
Aubrey Organics Blue Camomile Conditioner (because the shampoo rinse didn't cut it!)
Desert Essence Coconut Conditioner, scrunched into hair and left on for 3(ish) minutes. Rinsed out in freezing cold water while I cursed very, very loudly.
Giovanni LA Natural Styling Gel (Strong Hold), applied in the shower in a supersoaker/scrunch-and-pump method. [If I don't plan to go anywhere until my hair dries, I'd usually clip the roots. But I know that it will take my hair hours to dry today, so I won't clip. Mama wants to leave her house!]
Scrunched out all excess water with a micro fibre dusting mitt. This is my first time trying this, after I realized that this gel + plop = big frizzy disaster. We'll see how it goes! Also, I'm growing out my fringe, so once I get some root curl going on, I pin the awkwardly-long fringe into the rest of my hair (sort of like pulling back a curtain!). This gets it out of my face, and when my hair dries, the fringe sort of stays there.
… let it dry. For hours. Because it's raining out.
On a related note, I can't decide if I want to grow my hair out, or get it sculpted into an asymmetrical 'do. Any opinions, suggestions? I'm so SO bored of where it's at right now!!
3A/2C | fine | high-po length, low-po roots | medium density | shoulder-length
DE Unscented Condish
added lavender and tea tree EOs
DE Coconut Condish
with added local honey
After Shower: Homemade FSG with added gelatine
+ bi-weekly protein DIY treatments (gelatin and egg yolk)
+ mindful nutrition