ratio for CCSS and RR?

I have a lot of my trial size of CCSS left and another sample of RR coming with my new order (i ran out of HCC and WDT), and am thinking of trying combining these two again. I was going to try a 1:4 ratio... but my hair has been enjoying a more intense hold lately (biolage gelee has found its way into my collection and i'm enjoying it immensely). I'm wondering what ratio you ladies who like a stronger hold use?
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Okay, I don't like a stronger hold, but, I am gonna answer anyway :P I would use a 1:5 ratio of RR/CCSS and use a little gel over it. Too much CCSS = frizz for me (and I think maybe for you too)
Okay, I don't like a stronger hold, but, I am gonna answer anyway :P I would use a 1:5 ratio of RR/CCSS and use a little gel over it. Too much CCSS = frizz for me (and I think maybe for you too)
Originally Posted by 1228kimberly
Since you're my fraternal hair twin (our hair LOOKS different, but seems to react the same way to various products and ingredients), that is EXACTLY what I will do. :P
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Currently loving:
  • Vo5 tea therapy conditioners
  • Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose conditioner
  • Giovanni Direct leave-in
  • Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee
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Okay, I don't like a stronger hold, but, I am gonna answer anyway :P I would use a 1:5 ratio of RR/CCSS and use a little gel over it. Too much CCSS = frizz for me (and I think maybe for you too)
Originally Posted by 1228kimberly
Since you're my fraternal hair twin (our hair LOOKS different, but seems to react the same way to various products and ingredients), that is EXACTLY what I will do. :P
Originally Posted by sweetpeacali
I have fraternal twins and was always just a smidge jealous of their closeness. Now I can say I have my own fraternal (hair) twin.
ok i'm confused- 1:5 RR/CCSS then wouldn't you be applying 5x as much CCSS?
ok i'm confused- 1:5 RR/CCSS then wouldn't you be applying 5x as much CCSS?
Originally Posted by stars629
you're right, she wrote that out wrong. i knew what she meant - 1:5 CCSS/RR. Ick, that much CCSS would be awful in my hair!
Sulfate and Silicone-free since 2005
CO-wash convert since October 2010
Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/54501272@N04/
Website: http://healthycurls.net
Twitter: @sweetpeacurli

Currently loving:
  • Vo5 tea therapy conditioners
  • Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose conditioner
  • Giovanni Direct leave-in
  • Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee
I am now completely out of the closet as the craziest of crazy cat ladies. I own it. I embrace it. I am one with the crazy.

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