Diffusing worked out better this time! (Pics, and lots of them)

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So, after diffusing for the first time yesterday and being unsure of the results, I gave it another shot. I didn't use any product this time, and diffused for less time. I like the results! My hair is fuzzy/frizzy, which is annoying, but it's okay. The frizz that I can't cope with is the type that SITS on top of my head, on top of the curls. That's annoying. But this frizz is okay.

I just scrunched with my chamois as normal on soaking wet hair, then diffused until it was still wet, but not dripping. Then I let it air dry.

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BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

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Gorgeous curls! And you used no products?! I'm jealous haha
Gorgeous curls! And you used no products?! I'm jealous haha
Originally Posted by Tiffa
Thank you! Nope, no products. I don't tend to use them. I've dabbled a bit lately, but they don't really work for me. I prefer my curls naked






BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

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Glad it worked well for you this time! Looks great!!
remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!!
My hair:
2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
My routine:
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.
Glad it worked well for you this time! Looks great!!
Originally Posted by Ml001
Thank you






BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

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See I 'have' to use products haha. Then again, apparently I have really high standards when it comes to my hair. Whenever I think it looks awful, people tell me it looks great. Meh oh well as long as others think it looks good i shouldn't care right?
Total hair envy right now! I wish I could get that volume in my hair!!

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Hair type:3a
Cowash: SN coconut cond.
Cleanser: devacurl or devacare nopoo, dc lowpoo
Ro: DC onecon., KCKT
LI: DC onecon., KCKT, CJ cccl
Stylers: CJ cccl, FSG, Cj ciab, DC angel
Oils: coconut oil, apricot kernel, grapeseed
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See I 'have' to use products haha. Then again, apparently I have really high standards when it comes to my hair. Whenever I think it looks awful, people tell me it looks great. Meh oh well as long as others think it looks good i shouldn't care right?
Originally Posted by Tiffa
Haha, see, I'm the opposite. I just don't feel right with anything left in my hair. Like you, people think it looks nice, and I'm like 'nooooooooooo'. But, hun, you gotta feel comfortable with it! You're carrying it around all day

Total hair envy right now! I wish I could get that volume in my hair!!
Originally Posted by Dsotomayor
Thank you so much! I don't have thick hair so volume is a blessing to me when I can achieve it.






BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

Follow me on Instagram! Weightlossandcurls.


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So, after diffusing for the first time yesterday and being unsure of the results, I gave it another shot. I didn't use any product this time, and diffused for less time. I like the results! My hair is fuzzy/frizzy, which is annoying, but it's okay. The frizz that I can't cope with is the type that SITS on top of my head, on top of the curls. That's annoying. But this frizz is okay.

I just scrunched with my chamois as normal on soaking wet hair, then diffused until it was still wet, but not dripping. Then I let it air dry.

Me likes, I think ..





















What do you think?
Originally Posted by CurlyCarmenCurly
Beautiful curls and face! And you used no products?! Im jealous...:-)
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
So, after diffusing for the first time yesterday and being unsure of the results, I gave it another shot. I didn't use any product this time, and diffused for less time. I like the results! My hair is fuzzy/frizzy, which is annoying, but it's okay. The frizz that I can't cope with is the type that SITS on top of my head, on top of the curls. That's annoying. But this frizz is okay.

I just scrunched with my chamois as normal on soaking wet hair, then diffused until it was still wet, but not dripping. Then I let it air dry.

Me likes, I think ..





















What do you think?
Originally Posted by CurlyCarmenCurly
Beautiful curls and face! And you used no products?! Im jealous...:-)
Originally Posted by Curly Sara
Thank you so much!

Yes, I didn't use products. My hair hates products I tried diffusing with gel the other day and it was awful!






BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

Follow me on Instagram! Weightlossandcurls.


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Gorgeous curls and amazing shine! Color me green with envy!

Glad you found a technique that works for you.
Hair Type: 3A/3B; natural color; mid-back length.
Shampoo: Shea Moisture Coconut Hibiscus (2 - 3 times/week)
Fave Rinse-Out Conditioners: HE Hello Hydration; Yes to Blueberries; GVP Conditioning Balm;
Styling Routine: Squish-scrunch product /conditioner into soaking wet, upside down hair; plop for 10 minutes, air dry. (Diffuser dry front section.)
Fave Styling Products: KCKT; Tigi Curl Amplifier Creme; Batia & Aleeza gel; Giovanni Sunset Styler; LA Looks Sport Gel.
Gorgeous curls and amazing shine! Color me green with envy!

Glad you found a technique that works for you.
Originally Posted by Pheebie
Thank you






BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

Follow me on Instagram! Weightlossandcurls.


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My goodness, you are gorgeous, your curls are gorgeous, your smile is gorgeous -- be glad I'm a senior citizen and straight - otherwise I would track you down, if only to gawk.
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
My goodness, you are gorgeous, your curls are gorgeous, your smile is gorgeous -- be glad I'm a senior citizen and straight - otherwise I would track you down, if only to gawk.
Originally Posted by curlypearl
So sweet of you, thank you!






BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

Follow me on Instagram! Weightlossandcurls.


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Beautiful :-) I'm jealous!

FWIW, I've been messing around with diffusing this week (I'm also new at it!) and I've found that for me it works better with no/less product. Just the process of applying product seems to break my curls apart (because of having to touch my hair), and it seems to take it a lot longer to dry.
Beautiful :-) I'm jealous!

FWIW, I've been messing around with diffusing this week (I'm also new at it!) and I've found that for me it works better with no/less product. Just the process of applying product seems to break my curls apart (because of having to touch my hair), and it seems to take it a lot longer to dry.
Originally Posted by Villain
Thank you!

Yeah, I think that the heat also sort of 'cooks' the product in your hair. My hair felt so stiff when I diffused with product :S






BSL stretched (longest it's ever been and growing rapidly!), past shoulder curly. Hair goal is hip length.

3a-b/f-m/ii. Soft and silky texture and prone to tangles. Can't get second day hair, even if I kissed the feet of fairy's

Follow me on Instagram! Weightlossandcurls.


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