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Join Date: Sep 2013
Friday, October 4, 2013 at 07:35AM
Pre-poos like coconut oil were a fantastic help to me at the beginning.
Shampoos without sulfates are a must (or if you're really up for it - co-washing).
Deep condition your hair once a week.
Try to stay away from combs and brushes. Just stick to finger-detangling. If you must comb, only do it when you have lots of conditioner in your hair.
Stay away from heat!
Try protective hairstyles like braids or twist outs.
And most importantly: patience. You're going to have to re-learn a lot about your hair so just relax, go with the flow and enjoy the journey. The end result with be so worth it!
3B. Medium porosity. Medium Thickness. High density.
Low-poo: SM Coconut & Hibiscus
Conditioner: Jason Moisturising Aloe Vera
Leave-in: Aunt Jackie's Curls & Coils Quench Moisture Intensive OR a baptism rinse.
Gel: Ouidad Climate Control Heat & Humidity
Re-moisturising/refreshing: TRESemmé Naturals conditioner
UK curly. CG since October 2013.
Growing my hair out Rapunzel-style