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Old 03-12-2007, 07:47 PM   #21
 
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I'm so glad I read this thread. I got myself a brush-- it's a Christophe Denman (looks lke the real thing, but is all one piece). I put my condish in, use a pick to get the tangles out, turn upside down & brush it smooth. It takes all the rogue individual strands & puts them back in line so I don't get any frizz. Even after rinsing a bit, raking in leave in & scrunching in gel, clumps up the wazoo. My hair gets so clumpy that I have to actually break it up some! Thanks for the tips guys!
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I'm so glad I read this thread. I got myself a brush-- it's a Christophe Denman (looks lke the real thing, but is all one piece). I put my condish in, use a pick to get the tangles out, turn upside down & brush it smooth. It takes all the rogue individual strands & puts them back in line so I don't get any frizz. Even after rinsing a bit, raking in leave in & scrunching in gel, clumps up the wazoo. My hair gets so clumpy that I have to actually break it up some! Thanks for the tips guys!
Oh, that sounds excellent -- after you brush upside down, do you rinse upside down and how do you put your gel in? Thanks!
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Oh, that sounds excellent -- after you brush upside down, do you rinse upside down and how do you put your gel in? Thanks!
I rinse upside down for a few seconds- really just to rewet it. Still upside down, I rake in GF CnS & re:coil then gather it all back into one big rope, scrunch in gel to break up the clumps & squeeze out extra water. My head doesn't go back up until I'm plopping-- by that time, I'm ready to pass out
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Old 03-14-2007, 07:56 AM   #24
 
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Thanks!!!
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I'm so glad I read this thread. I got myself a brush-- it's a Christophe Denman (looks lke the real thing, but is all one piece). I put my condish in, use a pick to get the tangles out, turn upside down & brush it smooth. It takes all the rogue individual strands & puts them back in line so I don't get any frizz. Even after rinsing a bit, raking in leave in & scrunching in gel, clumps up the wazoo. My hair gets so clumpy that I have to actually break it up some! Thanks for the tips guys!
Wow, really? Now I'm curious. I hate those 'rogue individual strands' (hehe, great description), but have just learned to cope with them. I don't know if I could be flipped over for that long, however.
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Old 03-14-2007, 06:44 PM   #26
 
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I didn't know what else to call them. Out-of-control-curl any-which-way strands from hell is too long.

I'm probably upside down less than 5 minutes. I get some stretching in at the same time. The backs of my legs are nice & flexible now. It helps to have the products open & handy.
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Good point. I'm sure that could be turned into quasi-yoga pose or something. Now to look for one of those brushes. Several days in a row of misbehaving strands and I may just be brave enough to give this a go.
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