"Magic" frizz reducer treatment with * pics *

hi all,

This is my first post recommending something!

I thought I would drop by and share a treatment I concocted last weekend, because I am thrilled with the results. I've posted the full details on www.cherrylola.com but the gist of it is this.

2 part yogurt
1/2 part baking soda
1/2 part Braggs Amino Acids

applied and left on for 45 minutes and then rinsed,co-washed and styled as usual. But the results were amazing to me. So little frizz and far more curl!

I'm going to call it the cherrylola treatment


Here are some pics before and after:

MY TEXTURE (3c/4a) :




AVERAGE TWIST OUT




DURING TREATMENT




THE RESULTS



I think it turned out well!

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www.cherrylola.com
great results! i've been planning on doing a yogurt & baking soda experiment but i hadn't thought about adding amino acids...interesting lol

this looks great!
fOtKi



i am officially the Kettle; call me Black. thanks.

I'm better than people who think they are better than others; even though that's hypocritical in itself, im a better kind of hypocrite than others.

Last edited by RMichelleM; 03-22-2009 at 11:30 PM.
Your hair looks great! I've fallen in love with yogurt as a deep treatment. Sometimes I mix in aloe vera liquid and slippery elm powder. But I have never tried the mix that you used.

Your results are great! I'll have to try your mix sometime.
4/b with 4/a kinks at the back of my head.

Keep it kinky, curly, wavy- whatever.
Just keep it natural and keep it you, from head to toe ^_^


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Hey I think we are hair twins. What did you style with?
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Quote:
Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
SBB, I think we are hair twins!!!
I styled with my handmade hair conditioner- the recipe is here : and a little lustrasilk too...


www.cherrylola.com
OMG your hair is so gorgeous!

I love this picture (hope you don't mind me copying and pasting from your site)

- Maria

Big Chop: 9/23/07
Relaxer free for almost 5 years!

Beautiful! I don't think I'll be making my own conditioner in this lifetime but I do have the Lustrasilk. Also I'm getting ready to cleanse and condition my hair with ziziphus spina christi. Maybe I'll add a little Bragg's aminos and greek yogurt to it. I got my hair trimmed yesterday and styled with Chi Organics Styling Glaze. it did a good job but there is something in it that made the back of my hair frizz and it feels coated.
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Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
Quote:
Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
Thanks for all the great comments....

SBB if you do try it let me know how it goes...


www.cherrylola.com
I did a cleansing/conditioningg treatment of part zizyphus spina christi, about 2 tbs of Bragg's and 4 oz of plain yogurt. I'm not sure if it reduced the frizz, but I think the T&C is less frizzy and smoother. I'm going to do another one in about a week. Here's a photo link; it's just untwisted and fluffed here.

Fotki
My blog - http://suburbanbushbabe.wordpress.com/
My FOTKI - http://whatsnew.fotki.com/suburbanbushbabe/


Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
Quote:
Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
SBB , Your results look very nice.
4/b with 4/a kinks at the back of my head.

Keep it kinky, curly, wavy- whatever.
Just keep it natural and keep it you, from head to toe ^_^


Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=...se&view=videos

Fotki:
http://public.fotki.com/shea-girl-aloe/
I did a cleansing/conditioningg treatment of part zizyphus spina christi, about 2 tbs of Bragg's and 4 oz of plain yogurt. I'm not sure if it reduced the frizz, but I think the T&C is less frizzy and smoother. I'm going to do another one in about a week. Here's a photo link; it's just untwisted and fluffed here.

Fotki
Originally Posted by Suburbanbushbabe
oh wow, that looks really pretty!
your hair looks great!
Last Relaxer: 09/19/08
BC: 01/30/09
Misc: 1st time going natural was '94-'98; 2nd time - '99-2003; This time I will not go back to relaxers.
http://public.fotki.com/QVCDiva/
OMG! I love your blog! I left you a couple of comments on your conditioner write up.
TIA,

Morrignu

Curl Wiki - Hair Recipies - Hair Photos

Thank you all and thanks to Cherrylola for the recipe. I'm definitely trying it again, maybe without the zizipus spina christi for comparison.
My blog - http://suburbanbushbabe.wordpress.com/
My FOTKI - http://whatsnew.fotki.com/suburbanbushbabe/


Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
Quote:
Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.
hi all,

This is my first post recommending something!

I thought I would drop by and share a treatment I concocted last weekend, because I am thrilled with the results. I've posted the full details on www.cherrylola.com but the gist of it is this.

2 part yogurt
1/2 part baking soda
1/2 part Braggs Amino Acids

applied and left on for 45 minutes and then rinsed,co-washed and styled as usual. But the results were amazing to me. So little frizz and far more curl!

I'm going to call it the cherrylola treatment

Here are some pics before and after:

MY TEXTURE (3c/4a) :




AVERAGE TWIST OUT




DURING TREATMENT




THE RESULTS



I think it turned out well!

---------------------------------------------------

www.cherrylola.com
Originally Posted by cherrylola
You and your hair look beautiful!I'm glad you found something that works for you.
3B-3C, alittle past tailbone length,age:41 years
I did a cleansing/conditioningg treatment of part zizyphus spina christi, about 2 tbs of Bragg's and 4 oz of plain yogurt. I'm not sure if it reduced the frizz, but I think the T&C is less frizzy and smoother. I'm going to do another one in about a week. Here's a photo link; it's just untwisted and fluffed here.

Fotki
Originally Posted by Suburbanbushbabe
SBB,your hair is so beautiful.I love the gray especially!
3B-3C, alittle past tailbone length,age:41 years
Cherrylola, I want to thank you for this recipe, too. And ask of few questions for anyone who's used it. I'm assuming that it's mainly a protein treatment because of the Amino Acids. Other then my head smelling like teriyaki marinade, this stuff was incredible. My hair was a little dry, as a result. I'm thinking protein, again--or it could have been too much baking soda for me. Is the purpose of the baking soda to neutralize the acidity of the yogurt (like in baking?) I really want to continue to experiment with this, the curl I got was just amazing.

Last night, I did a DT with CJ moisturizer in a jar, Avocado and Apricot Kernel Oils to counteract the dryness. Left it in overnight and rinsed this morning. My hair is back to it's usual softness and not as curly.

Has anyone tried this adding a little oil??
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

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HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Marie Dean Leave Ins and Curl Creams
Has anyone tried this adding a little oil??
Originally Posted by kathymack

I've mixed oil into my yogurt DT before when my hair has been extra dry. But, don't get to carried away with the oil. I've done that before and it made my scalp feel coated.
4/b with 4/a kinks at the back of my head.

Keep it kinky, curly, wavy- whatever.
Just keep it natural and keep it you, from head to toe ^_^


Youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=...se&view=videos

Fotki:
http://public.fotki.com/shea-girl-aloe/
That looks really interesting! O_o But, I'm afraid of putting baking soda on my hair :X
Fine 3c type, loves protein. BS length when straight, aiming for BS length when curly!

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