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If you had only five minutes to educate a new naturally curlie, what you tell her?

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Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
SUMMER REGIMEN-This list is not exhaustive...
Pre-treat:Shima oil
Shampoo:
Schwarzkopf Gliss Kur Ultimate Oil Elixir
Cowash:HE The Sleeker The Butter
PT: Gold Medal's Herbal Tame
DT/LI/Detangler/
: various
Stylers: Lush Zeste Hair Gel

*experimenting and loving it!



Last edited by Greatcurls; 01-10-2013 at 09:30 PM.
I'd tell her accept what you see. A lot of curlies want to be curly because they saw another curly and they want her hair. You have to accept your hair. Keep it healthy and moisturized. But that pattern is YOURS and is not likely to change EVER. Accept it.

My "curls" are waves- But not those big waves or loose waves. TIGHT waves, but not zig zags. Just tiny waves. I'd LOVE ringlets!!! But I don't have many up there. But that is my hair.

I can't get day 8 hair that is super defined. It changes. No matter how much gel I glob up there, day 2 hair is just not like day 1. And I use EcoStyler crystal and still no day 2 definition. It's just my hair.

Accept it. Accept your hair. Love it. It's yours.

As soon as you accept what you have the sooner you can enjoy natural hair bliss.


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Ditto on the message about acceptance of what you have ... Accept your curls early on and you can save yourself a lot of angst and you possibly won't fall into the trap of Holy Grail chasing and product junky-ism.
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Ditto to the above, and patience. There can be a lot of trial and error in figuring out products, techniques, etc. I've been doing CG for over a year and I'm still learning things about my hair.
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CLEANSE: VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea Clarifying, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: DevaCare One Condition, SS Caitlin's Conditioner, Mop Top Daily Conditioner
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier and Strong Hold Mousse, Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
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Hair Type: 3A/3B; natural color; mid-back length.
Daily: shampoo (varies)
Weekly: Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo.
Fave Rinse-Out Conditioners: HE Hello Hydration; Yes to Blueberries.
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.

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