Applying product on soaking wet hair vs. damp hair

Hey all, I usually apply my leave-in directly after I get out of the shower on soaking wet hair without using a towel to dry it. Does anyone use a towel to blot their hair before applying their leave-in? I've seen a few videos on youtube where some people have used a towel to dry their hair. I think the next time I wash my hair I'm gonna towel blot it to see if it makes a difference.
I do something kinda like that. Immediately following my final cool rinse, I apply a little Hair Dew to my entire head (just switched from using the SheScentit LI) and I wrap my hair in a towel (flour sack) to soak up most of the water. I then do four sections and apply my "main" LI (CJ Argan & Olive Oil condish) , seal with an oil and twist & clip the sections up. I then do some other post-shower rituals and then proceed with styling my hair which is now damp and thoroughly moisturized and sealed.

WnG, I now add my moisturizer and gel OR for Braidouts/Twistouts , I now add my curl butter.



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  • Oils: EVOO,Watermelon Seed,Argan, Coconut
  • Cleanse: CD Monoi Repairing Shampoo, Soultanicals Honey I Shrunk the Frizz Poo Bar
  • Detangle/RO: Soultanicals Mango Dip Detangling Slip
  • LI: DB Sweet Cocoa Bean Moisturizing Hair Whip
  • DC: Crece Pelo,MJ Super Sweetback
  • PT: CJ Repair Me,Smooth Naturals Strengthen
  • Style: CRN Aloe Whipped Butter Gel, CRN Almond Jai Twist Butter, WetLine Xtreme Gel,Cantu Coconut Curling Cream
  • Moisturize: DN Whipped Amla Frosting,CoN Argan Oil Perfect 7
Hmm, I never thought about applying something while it's soaking wet, then drying it off some and then applying my leave-in, I may have to try that.
Interesting thread. I always wonder how long it takes for a product to penetrate thoroughly. I need to experiment.
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Experimenting with cones & sulfates while the dews are high.
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
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I usually put product on wet hair but lately I've been doing it to damp m, towel dried hair. I have to say I like the results better. My hair seems to absorb everything easier that way.

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Cottony/fluffy, medium/coarse, high density & porosity
SL - APL - BSB - BSL - MBL - WL - HL
I would say DAMP Hair, hands down.

After my final rise, I warp my hair in an old t-shirt, and go about my business. The when I remove the shirt my hair is damp. This is when I apply my leave-in & seal

With this method I have noted:

Less Frizz
More Juicy Clumped Curls
Less time spend walking around with a wet head!
3c, fine, porous,MBL
Pre: EVCO Poo: GTTT DC:AO GPB, TJ Nourish Spa+EVOO
LI: Cantu Shea butter LI, YesToCarrots,(AVJ+H2O) Spritz
Style: AVG, Eco Seal: Qp Mango & Olive oil, Shea AloeMix
Damp hair definitely works best for me. My hair is much fluffier and my curls are more defined.
It depends on how much definition I want, and whether I want to use gel.

Soaking hair + LI + Oil+ Gel = Super defined but not voluminous hair. I do this if I want to wear the wash n go for a couple of days

Damp hair + LI + Oil + Gel = slightly defined and slightly voluminous. 2nd day hair only if I do an updo.

My usual go to is: Soaking hair + LI + Curl creme + Oil.

With all of these I'll re mist for extra clumping and plop for about 20 minutes.
I add all products wet hair. Once I have applied all the products, I use a microfiber towel to absorb the excess.
*Natural 3C*
Wash: Liquid African Black Soap, BS/ACV
Conditioner: SM SB, YTCarrots, Organix Coconut Milk
Pre-Poo: Honey & EVOO
DC: AOHR
PT:
Super Mayo Deep Conditioning Treatment
Moisturizer: CURLS Souffle
Leave-In: KCKT
Gel:
KCCC, Eco Custard
Oil/Sealant:
SB, EVCO, EVOO

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