Favorite Sally's products?

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So i tried the mousse today. Its not bad. Has potential. I do have some frizz which I am not pleased with but not giving up on it just yet. I do think the scent is a wee bit strong but I am not sure if its that or the condish. Lol! Will try again tomorrow

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Originally Posted by Rednaturalcurls
Does the mousse give you enough hold or did you need a gel to layer over it?
2b, fine texture, normal porosity & elasticity (CG as of 12/2011)

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LI: KCKT, Cure Care, CJ CCCC Lite
Styling: Curl Keeper, As I Am Jelly, UFD Curly Magic, CJ Curl Queen, TIGI Strong Hold Mousse


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Seemed to have enough hold on its own although I did put some anti humidity hairspray to finish (I'm in Florida so humidity can be hideous)

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Current products: GVP conditioning balm for co-wash and leave in, Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle, Pattern Pusha and Garnier Anti-humidity hairspray
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It took me several tries to figure out how it worked best for me. If I have frizzy spots, I put some of my leave in on those spots, and it fixed it. I know some people put gel/cream on those spots. When you go to apply it, if you rub the mousse into your hands so it is kind of like an oily consistency, that might help-it's what I do. It really is the only mousse I've gotten hold out of.
-3a/3b, fine, very thick, normal por., normal elast., long, dye- free (CG since Nov. '11)
-CO: every other night (air dry) VO5 (various scents)
-Low poo (As needed): ION Color Defense Clarifying, Yes To line, Giovanni TTTT
-RO: GVP CB
-LI: Giovanni DLI or a tiny bit of my co-wash or RO (sometimes none)
-Styling: BYZ Noodle Head Tame your Curls Mousse
-PT: ION Effective Care



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Until this last month or so I didn't realize there was anything at Sally's that I could use while maintaining my CG routine (since August). However, they have such good deals I can't keep away, and I've dug up a few products that are working really well for me. I don't know if they are all "CG" acceptable, but I know enough about ingredients to try to avoid sulfates and silicones and drying alcohols.

Some of Sally's products have become favorites - real hits with me!
1. GVP Conditioning Balm
2. Cure Care Hair and Skin Conditioner
3. Queen Helene Mint Julep concentrated sulfate-free shampoo
4. Biotera Curl Creme
5. Biotera Leave-in Conditioner for dry hair
6. Ion Curl Shaping Creme
7. Ion Effective Care Treatment
8. Ion Moisturizing Treatment
9. Beyond the Zone Zoodle Head Curl Boosting Spray
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Last edited by gardencurls; 03-13-2012 at 09:57 PM.
I really like the Hair One Cleansing Conditioner with Argan oil. I buy my EcoStyler from here. I may give Noodle Head Curl Cream another try now that I know how to use one in my hair!
2yrs 7 months post relaxer/2 years and 11 months natural

Cleanse: SM Moisture Retention or Suave Naturals shampoos
Co-Wash: Suave Naturals, L'Oreal EverCreme or EverCurl
RO/Detangler: Tresseme Naturals, GVPCB
Leave-In: SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie, TN, GVPCB
Styler: EcoStyler, GF Pure Clean gel, KCCC

Just discovering my hair likes protein!

Well, this thread is evil because instead of going in and ONLY getting my Biotera gel I also got:

Noodlhead mousse
GVP conditioning balm

And thanks to a thread on nail polish in the general discussion forum I also got a buffer and some buffing cream.

My Sally's must have is the Biotera gel. I've been using it for years, the price is awesome and I love that I can get it in the liter size and refill my smaller bottle, especially when they have it on sale.
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Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Beyond the zone split end mender as a moisturizer

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-3a/3b, fine, very thick, normal por., normal elast., long, dye- free (CG since Nov. '11)
-CO: every other night (air dry) VO5 (various scents)
-Low poo (As needed): ION Color Defense Clarifying, Yes To line, Giovanni TTTT
-RO: GVP CB
-LI: Giovanni DLI or a tiny bit of my co-wash or RO (sometimes none)
-Styling: BYZ Noodle Head Tame your Curls Mousse
-PT: ION Effective Care



Well, this thread is evil because instead of going in and ONLY getting my Biotera gel I also got:

Noodlhead mousse
GVP conditioning balm

And thanks to a thread on nail polish in the general discussion forum I also got a buffer and some buffing cream.

My Sally's must have is the Biotera gel. I've been using it for years, the price is awesome and I love that I can get it in the liter size and refill my smaller bottle, especially when they have it on sale.
Originally Posted by spring1onu
I LOVE how that bioterra gel works...but does it flake on you?? Do you use anything underneath it? It always flakes when I use it but I refuse to give it up
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The only time it ever flakes on me is when I use too much on one spot, but I really have to over do it for that to happen. It's usually a small area that maybe a little glob of it didn't get spread and I wet my finger, smooth over it and it's gone. I don't use anything under it. I apply gel to my hair in three sections and I probably use a quarter sized amount on each section.

I vaguely remember using a Volumaxx gel from Sally's that if I wasn't super careful would flake pretty bad, but never had that issue with the Bioterra.




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
Well, this thread is evil because instead of going in and ONLY getting my Biotera gel I also got:

Noodlhead mousse
GVP conditioning balm

And thanks to a thread on nail polish in the general discussion forum I also got a buffer and some buffing cream.

My Sally's must have is the Biotera gel. I've been using it for years, the price is awesome and I love that I can get it in the liter size and refill my smaller bottle, especially when they have it on sale.
Originally Posted by spring1onu

Exactly! I have enough Biotera gel (I also buy the liter and refill my smaller bottle!). But I need a trip to Sally's. I want to try their version of the spin pins, if I can remember the name. (edit: these - http://www.sallybeauty.com/corkscrew...efault,pd.html ) It's been a while since I've been in there for a good browse.

ETA: I've never had any flaking with the gel.

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Using FIA: 2b/2a mix with a few ringlets in the canopy, straighter in the under layer by my neck. Thin in density, fine strands. Normal porosity. Hennaed.

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I tried the mousse and didn't like it. It gave my hair that sticky, dirty feeling and even though I did like the scent (almost like a sweet baby powder, maybe?) when something lasts so strong all day it gets overwhelming. It did have hold, but my hair felt gross. It was worth a try, though!

So far I really love the conditioning balm and have been using it daily so we'll see how that goes.

Now if my bangs will grow out that I cut too short.. (I've gotta step away from the scissors)




Byron,GA> Charleston, SC> Jacksonville, FL> Guilford, CT> Rohnert Park, CA! A southern drawl in sunny Cali! .
The amount of time from slipping on the peel and landing on the pavement is exactly one bananosecond.
I do have a secret yen for pink in unexpected places. ~ninja dog
I've decided that I'll never get down to my original weight, and I'm OK with that--After all, 8 pounds 2 oz. is just not realistic.
So after all this time of being on these boards, I have yet to see mention of any new CG conditioners from Sally's? The only other one that used to be loved was the Aura which Sally's discontinued That was a nice one too...GVP Balm is just OK for me, but I have yet to find a drugstore or Sally's conditioner that I really like. Ecostyler is great in the Summer months I use it as curl enhancer with a hard hold gel on top.
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In regard to the question about Biotera Gel flaking:

If you spray some water in your hair and scrunch a little after using the gel, that may help with the flaking. I don't use the gel very often, but when I used to use gel, I always had to add some water.
-3a/3b, fine, very thick, normal por., normal elast., long, dye- free (CG since Nov. '11)
-CO: every other night (air dry) VO5 (various scents)
-Low poo (As needed): ION Color Defense Clarifying, Yes To line, Giovanni TTTT
-RO: GVP CB
-LI: Giovanni DLI or a tiny bit of my co-wash or RO (sometimes none)
-Styling: BYZ Noodle Head Tame your Curls Mousse
-PT: ION Effective Care




Last edited by curlyev; 02-01-2012 at 03:36 PM. Reason: misprint
Generic Value Products - GVP Color Protection Conditioner - Compare to Paul Mitchell Color Protect Conditioner

That is supposed to be CG but never tried it
-3a/3b, fine, very thick, normal por., normal elast., long, dye- free (CG since Nov. '11)
-CO: every other night (air dry) VO5 (various scents)
-Low poo (As needed): ION Color Defense Clarifying, Yes To line, Giovanni TTTT
-RO: GVP CB
-LI: Giovanni DLI or a tiny bit of my co-wash or RO (sometimes none)
-Styling: BYZ Noodle Head Tame your Curls Mousse
-PT: ION Effective Care



Spring, when you used the mousse, did you rub it into an oil in your hands-if you use a lot of the foam it will make your hair crunchy-might be worth a try-I don't apply it at all like a normal mousse? It's the only mousse that makes my hair soft and not dirty-looking. lol
-3a/3b, fine, very thick, normal por., normal elast., long, dye- free (CG since Nov. '11)
-CO: every other night (air dry) VO5 (various scents)
-Low poo (As needed): ION Color Defense Clarifying, Yes To line, Giovanni TTTT
-RO: GVP CB
-LI: Giovanni DLI or a tiny bit of my co-wash or RO (sometimes none)
-Styling: BYZ Noodle Head Tame your Curls Mousse
-PT: ION Effective Care



Salon Care - Salon Care Apple Pear Conditioner

This is also CG, but I've never tried it, I've seen a couple of people that use it. I would be awesome if it worked since it comes in a large amount!
-3a/3b, fine, very thick, normal por., normal elast., long, dye- free (CG since Nov. '11)
-CO: every other night (air dry) VO5 (various scents)
-Low poo (As needed): ION Color Defense Clarifying, Yes To line, Giovanni TTTT
-RO: GVP CB
-LI: Giovanni DLI or a tiny bit of my co-wash or RO (sometimes none)
-Styling: BYZ Noodle Head Tame your Curls Mousse
-PT: ION Effective Care



Ion - Volume Solutions - Ion Volumizing Conditioner

I've never tried it, but I want to, because I use a version of ION for my occasional low-poo and LOVE it!
-3a/3b, fine, very thick, normal por., normal elast., long, dye- free (CG since Nov. '11)
-CO: every other night (air dry) VO5 (various scents)
-Low poo (As needed): ION Color Defense Clarifying, Yes To line, Giovanni TTTT
-RO: GVP CB
-LI: Giovanni DLI or a tiny bit of my co-wash or RO (sometimes none)
-Styling: BYZ Noodle Head Tame your Curls Mousse
-PT: ION Effective Care



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