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Charming Notion 01-08-2007 12:39 PM

help! need a good anti-frizz priduct...
 
i've been battling frizz more recently then ever...i dunno if it's just my routine or products or what. here's my routine;;

1. shower and condish cg style with either nexxus humetress or he hello hydration
2. distrubute aussie anti frizz cream + leave in conditioner and ag re:coil through hair and scrunch
3. scrunch he body envy gel through hair, cg style.
4. air dry
5. come back a little later and diffuse a bit

Kaia 01-08-2007 12:58 PM

So are you CG? If so, the HE conditioner is definitely not CG, so you might have build-up. Also, I would diffuuse when your hair is wet, and then finish by airdrying. If I diffuse when my hair is too dry, it gets frizzy.

Charming Notion 01-08-2007 04:24 PM

yes, i am. and oops, didn't know that...guess i'll stick with nexxus :). and i only leave for maybe a half hour...my hair's still pretty wet

Kaia 01-08-2007 04:31 PM

The cyclopentasiloxane in the HE conditioners is actually a silicone that's one of the hardest to wash out. Definitely stay away from that one.

Charming Notion 01-09-2007 04:22 AM

alright, thanks :) i used nexxus this morning and followed everything in my routine up through 3. then i diffused for a little but...i got a nice aura of frizz around my hair. i tried to mat it down with gel, but it still looks bad :/

Csarac 01-09-2007 08:44 AM

I know someone said to diffuse right away to eliminate frizz but for me, that has the opposite effect.

I need to put in my product then let my hair air dry for at least 30 minutes (longer if possible) then I diffuse for like, 2 minutes, literally for some volume. I have to do this no matter what products I use or I get horrible frizz and no curl definition at all, yet I cannot skip the diffusing part of it or my hair is too flat on top.

Try that and see if doesn't help some, since I see that you tried diffusing right away and got a halo of frizz..

Good Luck!

tooj68 01-10-2007 07:13 PM

maybe try combing in some CK before adding your gel. Works for me as far as combatting frizz. Even in the humid summer months!

Charming Notion 01-11-2007 04:14 AM

sorry, but what is CK?

curlsofny 01-11-2007 05:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by girl[anachronism
]sorry, but what is CK?

Curl Keeper - it is made by a company called Curly Hair Solutions. You can purchase it on Curlmart on this site.

SuZen 01-11-2007 06:52 AM

Curl Keeper is actually intended to be used alone as a styler, but most people here use it in small amounts as a substitute for serum, under other stylers. It inhibits frizz and adds shine.

bostonwaves 01-11-2007 08:31 AM

Re: help! need a good anti-frizz priduct...
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by girl[anachronism
]i've been battling frizz more recently then ever...

I hear ya! I changed up my routine today and have WAY less frizz.
  • (1) Washed with Elucence clarifying shampoo (first time in ages:have been cowashing or no-pooing)
    (2) Elucence Moisture Balance Conditioner
    (3) while soaking wet, CK, Boots, JoiWhip
    (4) Plopped 15 min
    (5) Diffused to 90% dry (usually only til 75% dry)

Unfortunately, I've never used this combo before so I don't know if it's the clarifying shampoo, the CK, the Boots, the JoiWhip or diffusing. :roll:
GRRRR!!!

Charming Notion 01-11-2007 02:15 PM

i'll try something like that...but i'd need subtitutes. sigh...the reality of being 13 with a limited budget :/


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