08-14-2013, 04:48 PM
Join Date: Jun 2010
The halo frizz is probably build-up. I don't think you need to co-wash your hair everyday. I co-wash every few days. I do however wet my hair everyday and apply products. I also think you need to try some other products. My hair tends to frizz out with Deva Curl and Quidad. I would suggest trying Nourish Conditioner from Trader Joe's and it's only $3. I would also suggest making flax seed or okra gel. This along with my Nourish is my new holy grail. I also would recommend LA Looks Hair gel if you don't want to make gel. There are many threads here to show you how to make it or you can go to You Tube.
When my hair goes thru bouts of halo frizz I simply use a regular shampoo or Dr. Bonner's soap to clarify then I deep condition and do a steam treatment. I will list the instructions below.
Don't give-up, it took me a good 6 months to find what worked and every now and again I may tweek it a bit.
Steam Treatment and Product Suggestions
You will need:
r 2 turbie turbans from the Dollar Store
r 2 plastic caps
r 1 pair of rubber gloves
r Deep conditioner of your choice
After co-washing or shampoo (loo or no) put a deep conditioner in your hair.
Wet 2 turbies and microwave in a bowl for 10 minutes.
Wring out the turbies using the rubber gloves.
Wrap hair with first turbie
Cover turbie with plastic cap
Repeat with second turbie and plastic cap
In the end you will have turbie, plastic cap, turbie, and plastic cap.
Sit under hair dryer for 20 minutes.
Rinse and style hair as usual.
This has really helped me with moisture.
The cheap products that I get good results with are:
Nourish Shampoo for low-poo (from Trader Joes)
Tresemee Naturals Conditioner
Shea Moisture Curl Enhancer (from Target) $9.99 I use this along with my gel of choice
HE Toussel Me Up Gel
LA Looks Sports or Curl Gel
Coconut Oil for SOTC
KCCC (out of my budget for now)I love the smell and the consistent results but since I can't get 2nd day hair I can't afford to use daily.
Homemade Flax Seed Gel
I always use a leave-in or styling creme under my gel for best results. I also will scrunch in more gel before I diffuse in the morning. (I plop at night)
3b, Medium-Coarse (slight coarse charactericstics), Normal porosity & Low elasticity per Curl Wizard Profile.
Low-poo: Nourish Shampoo
Co-wash: Suave, Vo5, HE, Aussie Moist
Deep Conditioner: GVP Conditioning Balm
Leave-in: Nourish Conditioner (Trader Joe's)
Stylers: LA Looks Sports, Coconut Oil, Almond Oil, Jojoba Oil.
Methods: Wet plop or pineapple at night, diffuse in the morning. Scrunch w/joboba, coconut or almond oil.