I Hate air drying! Anyone with me?

It's horrible! It takes 4-6 hours to dry my hair completely and I try to not touch my hair at all. My curl pattern is 3a so pulling or combing my hair makes it turn puffy and not curl. But I won't use a diffuser because I'm recovering from relaxing treatments and using heat every day. Do u guys like air drying?
3a CG
Cleanser: shea moisture's african black soap cleanser or moisture retention shampoo
Conditioner: tresemme naturals, shea moisture restorative conditioner
Syler: shea moisture's curl soufflé and smoothie.
I absolutely hate air drying. I have a curl mixture of 3a and 3b. My hair is kinda short right now so it takes around 2-3 hours to dry. Not only that but I have very fine and thin hair so my hair looks horrible when its wet.>:\

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Type 3b with some 3a and a few 2c strands
Still trying to find my HG products, so far I'm really loving the Shea Moisture Line and LA Looks Sports Gel
Hate walking around with wet hair. Drives me batty. I always diffuse at least part way to speed things up.
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2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
Cowash: Tresemme naturals
Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
Curl enhancer: FSG
Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers
I actually like it. Especially in the summer. O;

Because I usually keep my fan on and it blows and dries my hair and at the same time, it makes the summer heat more bearable.

But I hate how wet hair makes your hair more prone to frizz. XD
The fan or wind blows my curl pattern out to waves
3a CG
Cleanser: shea moisture's african black soap cleanser or moisture retention shampoo
Conditioner: tresemme naturals, shea moisture restorative conditioner
Syler: shea moisture's curl soufflé and smoothie.
I can't stand air drying. I usually diffuse on the lowest heat and on high.
3a/3b Protein sensitive
Lo-Poo: MOP-C Hydration
Co-wash TJ's tea tree, suave
Conditioners: Yes to Cucumbers, TIGI Moisture Maniac
DT:Ion reconstructor
Leave-in: Giovanni DLI, Any of my other conditioners.
Stylers: FSG!, Curl Keeper, HETT mousse, CJ CIAB, Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Gel, L'oreal Studio Silky Curls Gel, Deva Set it Free
I diffuse and use CHS roller jaw clips
I'm full Chinese and I never knew how to control my unruly hair until now! I <3 this website oh so very much.
I pixie diffuse each section for two min and then let air dry the rest of the way. I hate the way my hair looks while it's drying!!!!!! It's so frizzy!
Type- 2a
Texture- Fine
Porosity- Normal
Elastisity- Normal
Density- Medium


CO- Vo5 kiwi lime squeeze, various sauve conditioners, loreal evercurl cleansing co.
Style- beautiful curls wave enhancing leave-in, pure and clean gel, Shea moisture smoothie
Techniques- plopping
CG since- Jan. 15th 2013
Hate it - with the amount of hair I have, plus my low porosity it is just not practical. I diffuse 50% of the way then attempt to air dry the rest. I showered at 10 this morning, plopped, diffused, clipped, played with the dog outside, I'm still pretty damp and its 2:30.
- 2C - Coarse Canopy & med/fine underlayers
- MOP C Hydrating 'poo
- LOreal Natures Therapy Moisturizing condish, ION Effective Care, Garnier S&S (old formula)
- treatments: CJ Curl Rehab, CJ Repair Me!
- plopping, diffusing, and clipping the roots
The fan or wind blows my curl pattern out to waves
Originally Posted by bribrik10
Even with gel/mousse? o.o
I don't like a lot
Of gel or moose I only use like a quarter amount if it ever gets that big
3a CG
Cleanser: shea moisture's african black soap cleanser or moisture retention shampoo
Conditioner: tresemme naturals, shea moisture restorative conditioner
Syler: shea moisture's curl soufflé and smoothie.
Luckycharms- I have pretty thick hair too and low porosity! It sucks for air drying
3a CG
Cleanser: shea moisture's african black soap cleanser or moisture retention shampoo
Conditioner: tresemme naturals, shea moisture restorative conditioner
Syler: shea moisture's curl soufflé and smoothie.
i hate air drying... and i refuse to hurt my hair more with heat as i did years before so i just plop my hair and go to sleep reduces so much frizz only downside is it hurts to sleep on sides!!!
I love/hate it...my hair doesn't seem to like diffusing, and air drying is something I've always done. But since going CG and using lots of styling products, I can't stand how I look like a wet rat for four hours!


Mod CG since 6/13/11
Fine, dense 2b

Cowash: Suave Coconut
RO: GFTN, Renpure (red)
Leave In: KCKT
Style: KCCC, Botticelli Botanicals Flax Gelee
PT: Ion Effective Care

Still on the fence: AOHR conditioner, Biotera curl creme, HETT mousse


I hate air drying because I can't fluff it out until it's dry, and it basically takes ALL day. If I know I'm going out at night, I have to do my hair early in the morning so I can fluff it out for the night. But I also hate diffusing because it takes forever for it to actually dry my hair, so I only do it if my hair is dripping until that's gone, then I just let it air dry. Win some, lose some, lol.
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I don't like air drying because it takes half a day and can't scrunch out the crunchiness until it's dry so basically air drying means my hair doesn't look good for most of the day. My sister's hair looks just like mine however for some reason her hair looks great while it's air drying and appears to dry really fast. She's lucky.
I too hate air drying because I look like a wet puppy! During the week I wash at night, apply products, then plop. In the morning my hair is about 50% dry. I diffuse for 10-20 minutes. Since it's summer I diffuse less time then an hour after I get to work I fluff out.

3b, Medium-Coarse (slight coarse charactericstics), Normal porosity & Low elasticity per Curl Wizard Profile.
Low-poo: Nourish Shampoo
Co-wash: Suave, Vo5, HE, Aussie Moist
Deep Conditioner: GVP Conditioning Balm
Leave-in: Nourish Conditioner (Trader Joe's)
Stylers: LA Looks Sports, Coconut Oil, Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil.
Methods: Wet plop or pineapple at night, diffuse in the morning. Scrunch w/joboba, coconut or almond oil.

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