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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!
3A with some 3B thrown in. Medium porosity.
Pre-poo: Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Low-poo: SM Coconut & Hibiscus shampoo / ElastaQP Créme Conditioning shampoo
D/C: Giovanni 2chic Avocado & Olive Oil Ultra Moist Deep Moisture Mask
Leave-in: My DNA
Styler: Ouidad Climate Control Heat & Humidity
UK curly. CG since October 2013.
Aiming for WL curls (eventually)