November Hits and Misses

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Hi curlies

November is here and soon that sacred product junkie holiday Black Friday will be upon us.

miss - thinking I could use refresh my Ecostyler hair way I used to use with lighter gels. Drench my hair to rinse some of it out then add a little more product and be good. No. Eco does not rinse out for me. Before now I had been using a clarifying conditioner followed by a regular conditioner to scrub most of it out. I can't seem to get it all out with conditioner. Then I would add more product. Anyway I now I have way too much product is my hair. It was a bun day today. Shampoo tomorrow.
Still killing my stash....dug out CJ Curl Queen gel and used it with a leave-in and sometimes with a little CIAB on top. This gel has been amazing in my hair! Just finished it yesterday...will definitely repurchase.
PJ Rehab 9/2011
Hit- Marula (Curl Therapy) Softening Hair Mask by Carol's Daughter
Hit and a Miss- Monoi Repairing Hair Mask by Carol's Daughter. it left my hair feeling really nice and the smell was of. But something about it made me itchy
Hit- Marula (Curl Therapy) Softening Hair Mask by Carol's Daughter
Hit and a Miss- Monoi Repairing Hair Mask by Carol's Daughter. it left my hair feeling really nice and the smell was of. But something about it made me itchy
Originally Posted by miabu
I bought a bottle of pure marula oil from Sally's and I have been putting a few drops in my li mix along with JBCO. I like it.
miss: Elnett hairspray. This stuff is supposed to be the best. It didn't hold my hair, even in one of its more curly spots. Glad I didn't throw away my Giovanni.

miss: tightlining. Still working on it, but thus far no success.

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Hit: VO5 SILKY EXPERIENCES ISLAND COCONUT WITH AN INDULGENCE OF COCONUT MILK CONDITIONER

Ama-ZING! Fantas-TIC!

Pros: Slippage is great, scent is light and pleasant, shed hairs just come away so easily, very creamy and adds *butter* softness to hair almost immediately, aids clumping and coil definition

Cons: Not as much coil hang time as when I use rhassoul clay.

Note: I applied KCCC and KCKT (awful combo--turned white) afterward and diffused, so I am unsure if I can use this as a stand alone L-I just yet.



Last Relaxer: 12/24/2012
Weekly Products I'm Using:
VO5 Silky Experiences Coconut Milk Conditioner
KCKT
Grapeseed Oil
my hair is normal-ish porosity / dense / fine+medium strands
Hit: Kenra #13 hairspray. Soft hold. May try #25 for harder hold on windy days. (Wind destroys my waves.)

(@ppi, your post made me realize we can use color. Thanks!)
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Surprising Hit - Curls Coconut Curlada Conditioner


This is something I wouldn't have bought because of my love hate or usually hate hate with most things coconut oil, but I received a free bottle at a natural hair meetup. I gave away some of what I received like the Miss Jessie's and Blue Magic without trying it but decided since this has coconut oil gardenia tahitenis extract flower as the 6th ingredient and no protein listed it might not be so bad. Anyway I washed my hair with a mix of conditioner and a little shampoo to help get my gel out, then another conditioner with teatree, then I sectioned my hair in six parts and used just maybe a quarter size of curlada in each section raking it through. I could see my hair being moisturized. I left in a few minutes and rinsed it out. Then applied my leave in and gel. I could see a visable improvement in my curls. Today I had very little frizz. My hair has been looking good lately but today was extra good. My coworkers even noticed. Definitely a keeper. I think it is too expensive as a cowash but since a little goes a long way for me I would repurchase as a rinseout.
Surprising Hit - Curls Coconut Curlada Conditioner


This is something I wouldn't have bought because of my love hate or usually hate hate with most things coconut oil, but I received a free bottle at a natural hair meetup. I gave away some of what I received like the Miss Jessie's and Blue Magic without trying it but decided since this has coconut oil gardenia tahitenis extract flower as the 6th ingredient and no protein listed it might not be so bad. Anyway I washed my hair with a mix of conditioner and a little shampoo to help get my gel out, then another conditioner with teatree, then I sectioned my hair in six parts and used just maybe a quarter size of curlada in each section raking it through. I could see my hair being moisturized. I left in a few minutes and rinsed it out. Then applied my leave in and gel. I could see a visable improvement in my curls. Today I had very little frizz. My hair has been looking good lately but today was extra good. My coworkers even noticed. Definitely a keeper. I think it is too expensive as a cowash but since a little goes a long way for me I would repurchase as a rinseout.
Originally Posted by adthomas
Yep I love this conditioner. Haven't used it in a while though. The kids version at Target has pretty much the same ingredients.
Miss: "It" brand concealer. Doesn't measure up to my now discontinued Dermablend.

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