Best products 4 slicking edges

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Until recently I rarely slicked my edges down. Somehow the way I was doing it made it look unnatural. I have a better technique now and I'm wearing more updos now. These are the products that work well for me.

Curls Passion Fruit Curl Control Paste
Eden Bodyworks Temple Balm
Blue Ecostyler

But my very favorite is Silk Elements straight Edges. Love this. And it is CG friendly.

What works for my curly friends?
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Where do you find the silk elements gel?
Almost MBL Coils
spongy, low porosity, dense awesomeness

Shampoo: Curly Kinks Cleansing Cream
Rinse Out/Detangler Conditioner: Aussie Moist, V05 Strawberries and Cream, Suave Naturals Coconut
Leave in Conditioner: Trader Joe's Nourish Spa and Giovanni Direct Leave in
Styler: Eco Styler Krystal and Blue, Herbal Essence Totally Twisted Gel and Flax seed gel
Sealer: Grape seed oil
Deep Conditioner: Curl Junkie Repair Me
Protein Treatment: Karishma and Jamilla Henna
I use Eco Styler Krystal Styling Gel for slicking edges. I use it on dry, stretched hair when styling puffs, buns and updos. To use it I apply castor oil to the area to be slicked, apply a healthy amount of gel, style, and set the area to be slicked with a satin scarf for a bit.

adthomas: What's your technique for slicking your edges?
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Big Chop: 12/15/08

Detangle: Nature's Gate Hemp Nourishing Conditioner

Cleanse: SM Deep Cleansing Shampoo
Leave-In Condition: Alba Botanica Leave-In Conditioner
Moisturize: Shea Moisture Curl & Style Milk, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Oils/Butters: Parachute Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Castor Oil, Njoi Creations Ayurvedic Hair Butter;
Gels Eco Styler Krystal Gel


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I always use pomades like hairveda almond glaze, soultanicals smoothing butter, and tropical isle jbco hair food pomade. I also like using whipped shea butter.

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Shampoos: Ion Hard Water Shampoo
Conditioners: Curl Junkie
Stylers: As I Am Smoothing Gel, Jane Carter Incredible Curls, Camille Rose Almond Jai Twisting Butter, Hairveda Whipped Gelly
Moisturizers: Camille Rose Moisture Milk, Camille Rose Fresh Curl
Leave-Ins: KBB Sweet Ambrosia
Pomades: Hairveda Almond Glaze
Where do you find the silk elements gel?
Originally Posted by applesandafros
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I use Eco Styler Krystal Styling Gel for slicking edges. I use it on dry, stretched hair when styling puffs, buns and updos. To use it I apply castor oil to the area to be slicked, apply a healthy amount of gel, style, and set the area to be slicked with a satin scarf for a bit.

adthomas: What's your technique for slicking your edges?
Originally Posted by Fronomenal
I dampen my hair with conditioner water spritz. Apply a wee bit of oil. Then holding product. Boar brush. Then I put on a headband thats's not too loose or too tight and pull it partially back over my hair. Then tension smooths the hair. I have done the scarf thing but only if my hair is pulled really far back. But I dont do that much because my hair makes this weird lump hump at the top ofmy head that is an inch high. LOL. I think it is because I have a lot of hair. Or my head is shaped weird. Idk. So for my buns I like to do from twists which flatten my hair so I can get it in one ponytail or divide my hair into two sections parting from ear to ear then blend to make it look like one. I saw on Naptural 85 how to make two ponytails look like one
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I use the curls control paste too. It doesn't dry out my edges and makes them super shiny. It's great. The closest thing to a gel I will ever get.

Big Chop: 11/25/09
Cottony/fluffy, medium/coarse, high density & porosity
SL - APL - BSB - BSL - MBL - WL - HL
Curls Control Paste
but mainly Gel & Castor oil (aloe gel or KMFUMG)
cant use eco it builds up and breaks my hair, id have to rinse it out daily and I dont wash daily.
Curls Control Paste
but mainly Gel & Castor oil (aloe gel or KMFUMG)
cant use eco it builds up and breaks my hair, id have to rinse it out daily and I dont wash daily.
Originally Posted by Reeky
Eco build up for me too after day 2. I have not repurchased it but It did slick well so I listed it for those who want to try it.
Curls Control Paste
but mainly Gel & Castor oil (aloe gel or KMFUMG)
cant use eco it builds up and breaks my hair, id have to rinse it out daily and I dont wash daily.
Originally Posted by Reeky
Eco build up for me too after day 2. I have not repurchased it but It did slick well so I listed it for those who want to try it.
Originally Posted by adthomas
Yeah its great at slicking, I use it for my buns and puffs when I know im going to wash the next day.
KCCC works well to tame edges too, just a dab kind of freezes hair into place
Curls Control Paste
but mainly Gel & Castor oil (aloe gel or KMFUMG)
cant use eco it builds up and breaks my hair, id have to rinse it out daily and I dont wash daily.
Originally Posted by Reeky
Eco build up for me too after day 2. I have not repurchased it but It did slick well so I listed it for those who want to try it.
Originally Posted by adthomas
Yeah its great at slicking, I use it for my buns and puffs when I know im going to wash the next day.
KCCC works well to tame edges too, just a dab kind of freezes hair into place
Originally Posted by Reeky
I get buildup easy so sometimes I pull my hair back, spritz and run my bobeam bar across my edges.then I use my fingers and more water to smooth squeeze out excess shampoo. Then i apply li, oil and my product again. Works great for me
Ampro edges is pretty good and also wetline extreme gel
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Ampro edges is pretty good and also wetline extreme gel
Originally Posted by Sistapopdemcurl
The clear wetline extreme gel
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Curls control paste or ic fantasia sparkle lites clear.
My hair: thick, medium/coarse, high porosity in the crown naturally, normal porosity everywhere else.

Currently using...
Poo: Any sulfate free or low sulfate poo
Rinse out: Tresemme Naturals
Leave-in: Camille Rose Moisture Milk
DC: Eden Bodyworks Coconut Shea DC
Stylers: Xtreme Wetline gel
Oils: EVCO
Moisturizer: Oyin Hair Dew/watered down CR Moisture Milk
Sealant: Oyin pomades or JC Nourish and Shine

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