TECHNIQUES LINKS: SuperSoaker,Spritz&Condish,Plopping,Frizz,Clipping IceQueen, etc
A list to help you find threads on CurlTalk about techniques/methods with tips that really helped many curlies:
RudeeChick's Super-Soaker Method for Clumps
Super-Soaker Method for Promoting Clumps -UPDATED/Video Link - CurlTalk
(ETA New Article and the Video for SSM on NC.com
Super-Soaker Method for Promoting Clumps )
Del2C's Spritz and Condish Washing for Porous types and Thirsty Hair
Spritz and Condish Washing for Porous Types+Thirsty Curls Everywhere! - CurlTalk
The IceQueen Method (for achieving clumps)
Oh the clumps! The Icequeen Method - CurlTalk
Scrunch-n-Pump for Clumps
The "Scrunch-n-Pump" = Clumps - CurlTalk
Scott Musgrave Method for Wavies
WowOhWow's Terrific Round-Up for Newbies
TON of useful information for new curlies!! =) - CurlTalk
MysteryFlavored's Technique for applying KCCC (with video)
Kinky-Curly styling video - CurlTalk
SMaster's Consistently Awesome Hair Technique
Consistently awesome hair technique... - CurlTalk
Texture, Porosity, and Other Hair Type Madness
(Struttswife links to techniques that help you figure out your hair properties)
CG + Hard Water= Sulfates? - CurlTalk
Introduction to the NoPoo Method
Introduction to the no-poo method - CurlTalk
MASTER POST: Types of Frizz
(skim the thread for some tips for specific frizz types)
MASTERPOST: Types of Frizz - CurlTalk
Skip Curl Technique
The 'skip-curl' technique... - CurlTalk
Ouidad's RAKE and SHAKE
Updated link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtUpWihJJJ4
Tips from Dennis DaSilva of Deva Concepts--The DevaFuser
Tips from Denis DaSilva of Deva Concepts - the DevaFuser - CurlTalk
What Should I Tell My Stylist? (Hair techniques tips for curly hair cutting by Struttswife/Tiffany)
What Should I Tell My Stylist? - CurlTalk
In Case You Never Figured Out Clipping
In case you never figured out clipping, - CurlTalk
(More on clipping) I still can't do the #*&^@ clips!
(including J. Torch method and octopus clips)
I still can't do the #*&^@ clips! - CurlTalk
Plopping the Live Curly Live Free Way
Plopping the Live Curly Live Free Way - CurlTalk
What Is the PixieCurl Diffusing Method?
what is the pixie curl diffusing method? - CurlTalk
Jaw Clipping the Canopy--Incredible Lift and Root Curl!
Jaw clipping the canopy - Incredible lift and root curl! - CurlTalk
Scrunching? - CurlTalk
The science of clumping?
the science of clumping? - CurlTalk
Are You Trying to Prevent Clumps
Are you trying to prevent clumps? - CurlTalk
How do you curlies apply gel?
How do you curlies apply gel? - CurlTalk
Is it better to apply styling products when your hair is soaking wet? (good descriptions of various application methods on damp and wet hair)
Is it better to apply styling products when your hair is sopping wet? - CurlTalk
Rymorg on How to Do Protein treatments
A few tips on treatments for newbies and not so newbies too - CurlTalk
Summer vs Winter: What to Change with the Seasons
Summer vs Winter: what to change with the seasons - CurlTalk
Ms Giblet's Wet Pineapple Instead of Plopping
Wet Pineapple Instead Of Plopping - CurlTalk
What's a Pineapple? - CurlTalk
Some discussion on getting crown height/root lift ---
Anyone achieving both curly bangs and crown height/volume? HOW?? - CurlTalk
LINKS to NC threads on dermatitis, eczema, allergies, itch, iffy ingredients, etc. (included cause some threads discuss how to treat issues with scrubs or other methods)
~~LINKS to NC threads on dermatitis, eczema, allergies, itch, iffy ingredients, etc. - CurlTalk
How to Sleep and Protect Curls--various suggestions
how can you sleep with your hair? - CurlTalk
...about these Denman brushes...
...about these Denman brushes... - CurlTalk
Flour sack towels...are they worth it?
Flour sack towels...are they worth it? - CurlTalk
If you get frizz after your hair has air dried, what CG product would you use?
If you get frizz after your hair has air dried, what CG product would you use? - CurlTalk
High Dew Point/Product Support Thread
High Dew Point Product/Support Thread - CurlTalk
Finding balance between healthy and over-conditioned...
finding balance between healthy & over-conditioned... - CurlTalk
CG + Hard Water = Sulfates?
(tips for dealing with hard water and cleansing)
CG + Hard Water= Sulfates? - CurlTalk
There's another round-up of links by QUIRKY YOGINI in the sticky: CurlTalk - View Single Post - Useful Curly Links
Note: I'll add more links bit by bit. If there's a classic thread on a technique or a popular new one you think should be added to this thread discussion, please post the link--without a lot of discussion so people can use this as a links list, not a discussion thread. Please SKIM/READ LIST before offering a link so there is no redundancy. Please only offer links to threads on Curltalk--or very pertinent articles on NC that I will consider, but I prefer to keep it to "buried threads" that will be of use. This isn't an "any and all links". This is for TECHNIQUE threads in Curltalk's forum that have very useful info and have had plenty of discussion/traffic/tips/confirmations of usefulness! THANKS.
PS: If you think this thread list is helpful enough to warrant a sticky, please PM the moderators to request this. THANKS.
Fabulous idea for a thread.
*link was added to top list, so I deleted it.
Great idea Mir! Here's another one:
smasters467 Consistently awesome hair technique...
ETA: LOL... Great minds ped!! Looks like we submitted this at the same time.
Here's another. :icon_smile:
Ouidad's rake and shake:
Oooh, this needs to be a sticky!
This is a great idea! Well done Mircurls! Thanks for taking the time to do it.
I've been here for a few months now... and some how I've managed to miss some of these techniques because they get so buried in the forum.
Thanks again!! :toothy4:
This is awesome. You rock Mir! :headbang:
What a resource! Thanks for taking the time to do it!!
I agree, this should be a sticky. Thanks so much for taking the time to get all this info together in one thread. This is a great idea!
This is great for us who have been around awhile, but especially for the newbies.
Excellent job Mir
Here's rymorg2's thread about how to do a PT
This thread is a wonderful idea - so many great resources.
However, a few of these links (or the links referenced in the threads) are broken or defunct (both clipping links and the skip-curl link).
I found a skip-curl video at the curly hair wiki:
BTW...I just tested the links and they work.
Note again for those about to post links: I'm only using links for threads or articles ON THIS SITE. Anyone can google for wiki, etc. I wanted to give easy access to helpful threads that get "buried" with traffic.
I tested the clipping and skip curl links and they are working to link to the threads. And the skip curl thread has the direct link to the Frizzoff site's video on skip curling as shown by J Torch (ie, the one that's on wikia.com). :D I tried NOT to link to threads that had no useful info and checked the threads' posts before linking in master op.
Thanks for creating such a user-friendly resource!
Wow! Thanks for putting these great threads all together. What a wonderful service for curlyheads!
Yay!! This is SO great! Thanks a BUNCH for posting this for us all! :toothy7::toothy7:
bumping to keep on page 1 for newbies et al
Thank you so much for taking the time to do this! It really helped :mrgreen:
+1.... amazed no one thought of this sooner!!
Mods, please sticky this post!!!
Thanks, Mir! :)
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