Does anyone else have a favorite curl?

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Or am I just weird?

There's one particular curl right by the side of my face that I think is so pretty and lovely and I wish the rest of my hair looked like that at all times ... Anybody else?
2a/b (really thick but sort of fine with pretty weak waves), medium-to-fine texture, normal porosity (I think). Doesn't seem to like protein.

Favorite products: Kinky-Curly Knot Today, Kinky-Curly Curling Custard, Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle, Curl Junkie Curl Rehab, Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Smoothing Lotion, Shea Moisture Curl and Style Milk, homemade flaxseed gel.

Still looking for a cleanser I like.
HAHA yes!!!!!one particular curl in front of my ear is this perfect ringlet every time! It frustrates me that only a few curls are really that perfect though!
All the time! There's a really thick one underneath near my ear that always dries perfectly wavy.
The curls near my face are the best because all of the hair there is fine. They're always so soft.
CG Birthday: 7/25/11
Type 3a/2c
Dense, Fine in front Coarse in back, Low porosity
Low-Poo: SM Moisture Retention Shampoo
Rinse Out: Tresemme Naturals
Leave In: ^^^^
Stylers: AIF, Natural Silks Curly Gel
*Desert Curly*
I'm so glad I'm not the only one!
2a/b (really thick but sort of fine with pretty weak waves), medium-to-fine texture, normal porosity (I think). Doesn't seem to like protein.

Favorite products: Kinky-Curly Knot Today, Kinky-Curly Curling Custard, Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle, Curl Junkie Curl Rehab, Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Smoothing Lotion, Shea Moisture Curl and Style Milk, homemade flaxseed gel.

Still looking for a cleanser I like.
I actually have two favorites, on behind my ear on the right and one in front of my ear on the left

I haven't given them names yet, though
diaspora and amandamarie like this.

Hair: Very fine, normal porous (Finally! Yay!), normal elasticity, loves high dew points.
Daily: Nature's Gate Tea Tree shampoo, GVP CB, Cure Care conditioner, aloe vera gel, Jessicurls products, Spiral Solutions products.
Monthly: Henna
As needed: John Masters Organics Sea Mist
HG Product: BioSilk Rock Hard Gelee (aka BRHG. It even has HG in the name!)
Last perm: 12/10/10
CG since: 3/9/12
Last haircut: 4/17/12
Gossamer Fringe (my blog)
I have one in the front-top of the head, wow what a perfect curl. No frizz and perfect curl no matter what. I wish I could get that kind of curl all over my head with that little effort i do for the front curl!!
Lol! This is too funny! I too have a favorite curl; the right side above my ear - always forms a beatiful 3a/3b ringlet no matter what. If only the rest of my hair would follow suit
2c/3a, botticelli/wavy/'swavy (huh?)
fine, dense, normal porosity/elasticity, dry climate

My favorite brands are Kinky Curly, As I am, Curly Kinks, Curl Junkie, and Darcy's Botanicals. Also love sealing with oils (loving argan oil right now) and styling with jelly products (KCCC is my current favorite). Mostly trying to keep it simple!

CG since 12/29/2011
Mine is buried in the middle of my head so no one ever sees it first runner up is behind my right ear, I wish all of my hair fell like that: no frizz, always the perfect 3B ringlet
High porosity. 3C.
Poos: NG Hemp Shampoo.
Condish: Alba Botanica Gardenia Hydrating Condish. Mill Creek Keratin. Aussie Moist.
Leave in: Alba Botanica Leave In. Tresemme Naturals. Cantu.
Seal: Whipped Shea Butter Mix.
Styling: GF Pure Clean. EcoStyler Protein.
Hair loves: Finger combing. Protein.
Hair hates: Plopping.
Mine are the perfect ringlets buried in my underlayers nobody ever sees

My runner up is the one next to my left ear. Must be something about ears - all of ours seem to be by our ears.
fine, thin, normal/(low?) porosity. Mod-CG. Usually I can't co-wash more than 1x a week, & sometimes I have to use T-Gel in rotation due to scalp issues.

Co-wash: VO5 Volumizing
Poo: Giovanni 50:50
RO:TN, Nexxus Youth Renewal, Alba Coconut
LI: KCKT
PT: gelatin PT, ION EC
Stylers: Giovanni mousse, TIGI Curls Rock amplifier (a-cone), Curls Rock Strong Hold Mousse
Gels: SCC spray gel

Yes! I am mostly 3a but right above my temples in have a couple 3b curls that will form no matter how many time I run my fingers through then when wet or what product I apply. They are always perfect!!!
There's a wonderful soft wavy piece right above my right ear. I love that one
whurly girly (2C/3A).
thick; medium/coarse; low porosity.
hair that is drier than the sahara desert.

LOW-POO: Renpure Organics
CO: L'Oreal EverCreme Cleansing Conditioner
RO: Renpure Keratin Conditioner. New HG!
LI: L'Oreal EverSleek Humidity-Defying LI Creme
Styling: SM Curl Milk, Argan Oil for sealing, sometimes GFPC Gel, some honey for hold, TIGI Control Freak Serum!!
Sounds like a lot of us have them around our ears! Hmm ... interesting.
2a/b (really thick but sort of fine with pretty weak waves), medium-to-fine texture, normal porosity (I think). Doesn't seem to like protein.

Favorite products: Kinky-Curly Knot Today, Kinky-Curly Curling Custard, Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle, Curl Junkie Curl Rehab, Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Smoothing Lotion, Shea Moisture Curl and Style Milk, homemade flaxseed gel.

Still looking for a cleanser I like.
My favorite perfect ringlet - right in front of my left ear. I actually get my hair cut in such a manner that it shows off that particular ringlet.


Though my favorite ringlet does not appear in the same area as my favorite group of curls on my head (top of my head). I always found that odd.
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Very interesting about these curls around the ears! I don't have 1 favorite curl, but I have a favorite part of my curls-- the ends, many of them are perfect, thick corkscrews. I don't know why they can't be that way all the way from my roots, I love how 3-D they are!
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Formerly Urbancurl.
Medium-high density, fine-medium, low-normal porosity, 3b/c, permanent color.
CG, no heat, combs, brushes, parabens.
Fall/Winter HG=Alba Botanica Soft Hold Style Cream.
Spring/Summer HG=MGA Sculpting Gel
Current fave LI=Madre Labs Made by Nature for Baby Conditioner.
Limit oils, butters, glycerin.
My friends think I'm crazy but I have one perfect spiral on the left side of my face as part of my bangs and I'll randomly pull it to make it spring back up its my favorite curl
rockin the curls God gave me.

Routine!
Shampoo n/a
Conditioner Vo5 Moisture Milks
Leave in Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Shower, comb, apply leave in and mousse in wet hair then scrunch out the water and sometimes.
Second day, Wake up mist with water and smooth Shea Moisture Curl enhancing smoothie over hair
i, too, love the way some of my ends spiral. makes me wonder if i'm paying too much attention to the ends when applying product and my roots are all "hey! what about me!"...

my right side top seems to curl better than the rest of my hair. i love them. may also be product application issues. if i had the money, i'd be at the salon every week so they could style for me.
I have an 'area' of springy curls which I like each side of my face. I'm forever pulling them in front of my face to inspect them. To others, I must look like I'm going cross eyed, lol!
UK Curly
Curl type : Boticelli, 3a, loose curls
Porosity : High
Texture : Fine/medium (I think!)
Co-wash/rinse out/leave in : L'oreal Full Restore 5, GFR&S, Schwarzkopf Bio Pomegranite
Gels : Umberto Giannini Flirty Curls Scrunching Jelly
Finish product : Boots Naked Style Frizz Fighter Serum or a pea-sized blob of condish smoothed over canopy
CG since Feb 2011
My hair is pretty inconsistent but there are a few waves I have that I like. A few close to my ears and others at the bottom layer.
Hair pattern:Wavy
Texture: mainly coarse hair with some medium strands
Porosity: Normal and High porosity
Re-CGed (modified) April 2011
Cowash: Suave Ocean Breeze
Rinse Out: GF's Triple conditioner
Other products: HEBE and grapeseed oil
Occasional Shampoo: Giovanni tea tree triple treat shampoo
My favorite curl are the curls surrounding my face and the nape of my neck, they are always perfectly curled, soft, and bouncy...love'em
Hair type:
4A/4B(coarse, very thick, dry, and curly)
Big chop 3/27/12
Hair styling products: Shea Moisture(yellow line shampoo n restorative conditioner)
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Density: High
porosity: Definitely LOW

I knew I could count on y'all to make me feel less weird, haha. In "real life" if I went around going, "Look at this curl! Isn't it so pretty?" everyone would think I was craaaazy.
2a/b (really thick but sort of fine with pretty weak waves), medium-to-fine texture, normal porosity (I think). Doesn't seem to like protein.

Favorite products: Kinky-Curly Knot Today, Kinky-Curly Curling Custard, Curl Junkie Curls in a Bottle, Curl Junkie Curl Rehab, Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Smoothing Lotion, Shea Moisture Curl and Style Milk, homemade flaxseed gel.

Still looking for a cleanser I like.

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