First time plopping success!
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Join Date: Sep 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 06:23AM
: First time plopping success!
So I finally caved in to pressure (hehe) the other day and tried plopping. Have to say - LOVED the results.
I plopped for about 15 minutes with a long-sleeved t-shirt/jumper type thing. After taking it out of the plop I could see some frizz going on, so I was unimpressed to say the least. BUT once it had dried the frizz was gone and I was left with great curls.
I wouldn't say there was a huge difference in my curls on the first day, but they are definitely more bouncy. Plus it reduced drying time and that's something I was really after (I'm not a huge fan of diffusing).
Another great thing is I woke up today and found I have really awesome third day curls! There's hardly any frizz, they're touchably soft, really springy little ringlets. It's great because normally by third day I have major frizz.
So I definitely think I'm a plopping convert! I'm going to wash my hair tonight and see if I get the same great results (hopefully it wasn't a plopping fluke lol).
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