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Old 11-08-2012, 08:14 AM   #21
 
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I condition (wet hair, RO, etc...full routine) almost every day. I notice it when I don't - hair is dry the next day - but some days I just don't have time or motivation. This method has worked very well for me. You could consider trying it: http://m.naturallycurly.com/curltalk...d.php?t=120130
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Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
LI: KCKT or CJSL
Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.
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Old 11-08-2012, 01:49 PM   #22
 
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Kathy,

When you say you ro every day, do you actually cowash or just condition, comb through and RO?

I'm struggling with second-day hair so I may need to do every day too - but I don't want to get dryer.
You have to remember that I'm older (61 this month), so don't have the hormonal and oil issues of a younger person.

I never cowash. If I want to clean my scalp, I use natural soap bars. If I want to remove minerals, I use CJ Daily Fix (every 3-6 weeks.) If I need to remove an ingredient (of late, polyquats), I need to use a lowpoo with a surfactant that's stronger than coco b.

I NEVER use a comb or Denman brush on my hair. I gently finger comb my conditioner through. Same with products (and then I scrunch.)

If you have the DVD from the newer CG book, that's the way I try to handle my hair--as gently as possible. I could never use all of the product they use.
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:29 PM   #23
 
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I really think the shower cap "steam treatment" is making a difference for me. I'm going to try it with a non-protein conditioner and see if the protein has any effect. I think I have been missing the lo-po element, which seems to be what was causing the excessive, relentless frizz!

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