Getting a Curly Bob!

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Well today is the day. Any minute now I'm getting my BSL hair cut to a curly bob. Here's my before pics- hair is only about 60% dry because I ran out of time. After pics to follow. Getting a Curly Bob!-imageuploadedbycurltalk1357997330.720485.jpg

3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
Can't wait to see!

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GOOD LUCK!!! Can't wait for those afters!!!
2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing
Well I had enough hair to donate! Went to a non-curly salon an got a traditional wet cut. Styled only with Aveda Be Curly. Diffused, but with way too much touching the hair, so it's less defined than it will be when I style myself, but to give an idea...Getting a Curly Bob!-imageuploadedbycurltalk1358003022.602522.jpg
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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
Well I had enough hair to donate! Went to a non-curly salon an got a traditional wet cut. Styled only with Aveda Be Curly. Diffused, but with way too much touching the hair, so it's less defined than it will be when I style myself, but to give an idea...Attachment 29635
Originally Posted by Corrina777
Wow, it looks fantastic! Can't wait to see the self styled pic, but even this one looks so stylish.

And two thumbs up for contributing to such a worthy cause My son and I are striving for the requisite length for Locks for Love too, but it looks like I'll get there first, since his is MUCH curlier than mine (4a vs 3a).
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. - Jimi
2c/3a, BSL, medium, low porosity
Low-poo: Bobeam and CV poo bars; Acure Argan Oil & Stem Cell
Conditioner: Acure Argan Oil & Stem Cell; Desert Essence Shea
Stylers: Sweet Curls Elixir Curl Cream; SM CES
PT: BASK Whiskey Soak
Yay!!! Do you like it?? Do you think you'll devacut it next time? I think if I was going to a bob, I would do what you did for the initial cut, and then save the deva cut for the next time.

I can't wait to see it after you've styled it yourself!!
2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing
I love it. It was exactly what I was hoping for. And I was thinking that maybe next time I would see a Deva stylist, but I'm really glad I went with someone I already knew and trusted.
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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
i think it looks great! you have very pretty hair, looks sooo healthy!
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3a, some 2c & 3b, medium texture, porosity normal, low elasticity
washing/cowashing, conditioning, protein tx: curl junkie products
leave in:cj conditioners and treatments as leave in
styling: cj pattern pusha, cj honey butta leave in, cj cccc, cj ciab, lalsg. cj aloe fix gel is my high dews/summer HG!!
sealants - spiral solutions emollience butter, jane carter nourish & shine
Well it looks adorable!!!

Makes me entertain the idea... Again... But who am I kidding? I have thought about it for YEARS and never taken the plunge!

It will be interesting to see how your curls react/adjust! Mine usually take several days to "get used to" a cut. That's part of why is never bother with a devacut that first time!

You'll have to keep us informed of how your routine changes, etc!

So cute!!!!
2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing
Looks really cute!! You are brave!
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

Thanks everyone! I'll definitely post a few more pics and updates after I style it myself. I almost wish I had the time and a good excuse to wash it today.

3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
Whoa! You chopped it! I like it though! You'll be excited with the ease of styling.
I love it too, it's really pretty though I think your hair would look pretty whatever you did with it!
3b in South Australia.
Well I had to use the Devafuser today because that's what was in my overnight bag. It was so awesome to not have to spend 10 minutes detangling my hair. Please don't mind the goofy face- I was rushing to get to choir. Getting a Curly Bob!-imageuploadedbycurltalk1358091823.993766.jpg
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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
I really like it! Every couple of years I chop most of my hair off and I love how easy it is to take care of.

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2b-3a, 2b underlayer and straight roots.
low-med porosity, medium density, medium elasticity

CG since Nov '12. Making huge progress!

co wash: Suave Naturals Juicy Green Apple & Daily Clarifying Conditioners
RO: Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Conditioner
LI: GF PCC, water, EVOO & honey in spray bottle!
products i use: L.A. Looks Sport & Mega Mega Hold Gels

My hair hates curl creams and gets over conditioned easily.
This post is dangerous because it makes me want to get a haircut. I have to keep reminding myself short hair is expensive to maintain. (My hair grows fast and the stylist I like isn't so cheap.) But I love the look Corrina! So jealous.
LOVE it!!!!
Modified CG since Dec 2011
Thank you all so much! I'm probably going to keep it short long enough to do a curly cut next time, but will probably grow my hair out again after that. I like it long or short, but I was never fond of the in between phase...

3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
This post is dangerous because it makes me want to get a haircut. I have to keep reminding myself short hair is expensive to maintain. (My hair grows fast and the stylist I like isn't so cheap.) But I love the look Corrina! So jealous.
Originally Posted by dusalocks
THIS!!!!

Though I'd just wuss out - I've talked about doing it for years. I know if I did it I'd probably immediately start re-growing it, even if I liked it, simply bc I'm too busy/poor to get it cut often enough to maintain it! Lol!
2c/3a/3b, Fine/med, Dense, high porous, & normal elas.

Lo-poo - Renpure Keratin, SMR, Giovanni SaS
clarifying - mix Johnson's H2T with low poo
Co-wash - Suave Nats. clar. or coco.
RO - GVPCB, Ion Eff. Care, TN.
LI - SMR, Cure Care, or RO
Seal - MO or Jojoba
DT - + honey, ACV, & EVOO to SM masque & GVPCB
PT - Gelatin!, CNPF
Styling - FSG, AIF, BRHG, LALS/PS, GF curl spray gel, SM Souffle/Smoothie, LOOB
Oils - MO!, EVOO, jojoba, GSO, SM Elixer, EVCO, VO5 Hairdressing

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