Go Back   CurlTalk > Hair > General Discussion about Curly Hair

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-03-2013, 06:19 PM   #1
WavyRoo's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 193
Default Static!

My hair is so staticky lately! I've never had this problem while curly - only when I straighten. The ends are puffing (escaping from the curls) and eventually flying up into the air! I've had problems with the back not gel casting properly, now it seems the ends aren't being cast really either. I've upped my BRHG which I usually mixed 80/20 with another gel (the 20 being BRHG) to nearly 50/50 to try to control the issue with my hardest hold product, but it doesn't seem to help. The dews have been extremely low here - in the teens - could that have something to do with it? Any suggestions?
2C normal/high porosity?, medium/coarse texture, lower density
Cleanse: Pura D'Or every week or two, Yes to Cukes
Conditioner: VO5 Kiwi Lime (LOVE!), Tresemme Naturals, YTC
DT: GVP Conditioning Balm w/ coconut oil
LI: a touch of JCTS
Products: my HG is Tresemme Bouncy Curls Defining Gel mixed with a touch of BRHG over a little flax seed gel, SM Souflee/Milk for 2nd day hair, occasionally Bioterra Curling Creme and Gel
Modified CG since November 2012- finally found what works!
WavyRoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2013, 06:35 PM   #2
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 2,212

Tiffany Anderson (Live Curly, Live Free) advises decreasing gel and increasing conditioning when the dews are low. I've had very good luck following that advice, and my hair used to be very staticky in winter.

Baby Fine 3B, low porosity, normal density and elasticity
CGing since July 2008
Morgan_Adcock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2013, 07:28 PM   #3
curlisue1's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 149

I've rubbed dryer sheets over my hair in the past to get rid of static.

Sent from my XT1058 using CurlTalk App
curlisue1 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-03-2013, 08:29 PM   #4
Fifi.G's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 7,312

That absolutely has something to do with it. I live in the mountains of NC and our humidity levels have been in the teens, often, the last several weeks. Static is unreal. I am shocked every time I move in my office chair or touch something metal (and I sit on a grounded anti static floor mat) and my clothes have been sticking to me, even when using fabric sheets and static guard at work. I won't even bring my hair into the discussion.

I'm afraid all hope is lost on those days. I don't even try. Good day to put my hair up.
When I hear terms like "hipster" I think, who told cliques they could leave high school??

Fifi.G is offline   Reply With Quote
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:03 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com