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Old 01-20-2013, 07:40 PM   #1
 
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Exclamation Deep conditioned and hair came out one big frizz-ball - Wtf?

So I used As I Am curl clarity to clarify my hair, and then I used the hydration elation, applied some heat with my blow dryer, and let it sit in my hair (covered with a cap) for 30 minutes. Afterwards I rinsed it out and put As I Am leave-in conditioner. Well, my hair just finished drying (4 hours later as usual -__-) and it's one gigantic ball of frizz. It looks horrible and I'm in shock. Any idea what could be wrong? I have always had lots of frizz, but never this bad. I've used all these products before without this outcome (still always have frizz, but that's something I still haven't found a solution to), so I don't know what went wrong
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:55 PM   #2
 
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Over conditioning causes frizz.. The protein n moisture balance is very important..Is ur hair soft?if it is soft as well as frizzy , u should do a PT... It ll make huge difference..HTH
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Old 01-20-2013, 08:21 PM   #3
 
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Over conditioning causes frizz.. The protein n moisture balance is very important..Is ur hair soft?if it is soft as well as frizzy , u should do a PT... It ll make huge difference..HTH
I recently did a protein treatment on my ends because I had bleached them and my friend recommended it, and it actually seemed to make my hair worse. It was even puffier and drier than before I added the protein treatment. My hair is such a pain to figure out
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Over conditioning causes frizz.. The protein n moisture balance is very important..Is ur hair soft?if it is soft as well as frizzy , u should do a PT... It ll make huge difference..HTH
I recently did a protein treatment on my ends because I had bleached them and my friend recommended it, and it actually seemed to make my hair worse. It was even puffier and drier than before I added the protein treatment. My hair is such a pain to figure out
Is there a ingredient in both your protein and deep conditioning that your hair hates may be?

CurlyPriya: you are right, sometimes over conditioning causes frizz(PS:Sorry to mention here, looks like your inbox is full and I am not able to send anymore messages)
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Old 01-20-2013, 09:22 PM   #5
 
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Over conditioning causes frizz.. The protein n moisture balance is very important..Is ur hair soft?if it is soft as well as frizzy , u should do a PT... It ll make huge difference..HTH
I recently did a protein treatment on my ends because I had bleached them and my friend recommended it, and it actually seemed to make my hair worse. It was even puffier and drier than before I added the protein treatment. My hair is such a pain to figure out
Is there a ingredient in both your protein and deep conditioning that your hair hates may be?

CurlyPriya: you are right, sometimes over conditioning causes frizz(PS:Sorry to mention here, looks like your inbox is full and I am not able to send anymore messages)
good question... i hadn't thought of that... but I just checked and they don't share any of the same ingredients
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Did you seal? As I Am LI has glycerin halfway down the list so it's letting moisture in and depending on ur hair properties this could b the culprit...
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^^^u may have used the LI in different weather and seen great results without sealing...not sure what the weathers like where u are, but in the Midwest (where I'm at this time of year) glycerin + no sealer= dry frizzy hair... Even glycerin WITH a sealer does not mix for me...
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Did you seal? As I Am LI has glycerin halfway down the list so it's letting moisture in and depending on ur hair properties this could b the culprit...
Hmmm... can u explain a bit more as to the glycerin? Also, if by seal u mean put a gel over it, then no i didn't. I use their curling jelly only when i go out.
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Do you usually use heat? My hair is always frizzier when I use heat with a dt than it is if I use the same dt without heat.
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Do you usually use heat? My hair is always frizzier when I use heat with a dt than it is if I use the same dt without heat.
No actually I don't. I tried it this time because I have low porosity and products always sit on my hair instead of absorbing into it :-/
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Glycerin is a humectant. It pulls moisture TO hair from the environment, but if the environment lacks existing moisture(low dews, dry air, winter season), glycerin will pull moisture FROM your hair into the environment...leaving you with dry frizzy hair. Some people (more commonly low porosity curlies), do well with humectants like glycerin in many environments, because their hair holds onto moisture with a death grip High/Normal porosity curlies often find they need to seal with a butter or an oil to ensure the cuticles remain closed (to mimic low porosity hair), and seal moisture in. Gels aren't as good at sealing as they are at styling(aka providing hold). Hope I could help Glycerin can be tricky.
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Hmmm well I have low porosity hair so hopefully it helps. Thank u for the info!
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Hmmm well I have low porosity hair so hopefully it helps. Thank u for the info!
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Could coconut oil be the culprit? Maybe an OD of CO combined with the heat and your hair's low porosity caused the hair to, I don't know, rebel somehow from all the moisture you trying to inject into it? I think korkscew wrote a post recently about how too much coconut oil made her hair overconditioned...
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Could coconut oil be the culprit? Maybe an OD of CO combined with the heat and your hair's low porosity caused the hair to, I don't know, rebel somehow from all the moisture you trying to inject into it? I think korkscew wrote a post recently about how too much coconut oil made her hair overconditioned...


I've never had a problem with it before. Maybe it was the heat... I hadnt added heat before but i thought i should use it since nothing absorbs into my hair :-/
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Must've been then. You didn't do anything else different. Has it calmed down now?
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Must've been then. You didn't do anything else different. Has it calmed down now?

No. Nothing. And I washed it regularly today just with coconut cowash and it's still frizzy but I used the curling jelly and it was just the normal frizz i have, not like last night. When I woke up my hair was still a frizzball so i washed it before going out
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