Went to a new stylist yesterday.

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Yes I did. There was nothing wrong with my previous stylist - I just felt I could find a better one, and in a salon where I got pampered. My new stylist is young, took an hour with me but here is what she did: she did some snipping on my dry hair; then she used MY products to shampoo and condition (she was totally OK with that); diffused it dry. Then we looked at it; and I said to her (after looking at the back) "Some people have kind of a U shape in the back". She agreed, and we discussed. She decided that some additional trimming was in order, so she trimmed the back into a U shape that is really nice. I got, along with the haircut, a scalp massage; and, while MY conditioner was sitting on my hair, I got a lovely hand massage. $37 + tip. I am very satisfied and made another appt. I have not had my hair cut wet in a LONG time, and I think it looks fine. I seem to have more tight spirals now but my hair goes through stages....
Yes I did. There was nothing wrong with my previous stylist - I just felt I could find a better one, and in a salon where I got pampered. My new stylist is young, took an hour with me but here is what she did: she did some snipping on my dry hair; then she used MY products to shampoo and condition (she was totally OK with that); diffused it dry. Then we looked at it; and I said to her (after looking at the back) "Some people have kind of a U shape in the back". She agreed, and we discussed. She decided that some additional trimming was in order, so she trimmed the back into a U shape that is really nice. I got, along with the haircut, a scalp massage; and, while MY conditioner was sitting on my hair, I got a lovely hand massage. $37 + tip. I am very satisfied and made another appt. I have not had my hair cut wet in a LONG time, and I think it looks fine. I seem to have more tight spirals now but my hair goes through stages....
Originally Posted by Myrna
No piccies?
Aww...I would love to see pictures! Sounds like a great experience and I'm happy for you! =)


3B, fine, normal porosity, high density, medium width and length
Conditioner: Tresemme Naturals
Co-Wash: As I Am Coconut Co-Wash
Leave in Products: As I Am Leave-In, SM Smoothie/Milk
Air Dry

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Looks great, Myrna!
CG since 11/2011
2c /3a F /Mii, low porosity

Summer Products /Routine:
Clarifying: ACV rinses, Suave Professional Men Deep Clean Peppermint
Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
Co-washes: VO5 Kiwi Lime Squeeze or Strawberries & Cream
RO: VO5 KLS or S&C, Cure Care
LI (if needed): VO5 S&C, VO5 SC, Cure Care
Stylers: FSG, AIF,
Tresemme Flawless Curls Bouncy Curls gel
PT: IAGirl's (link) as needed
It does look nice! Are you still happy with it today? I had my hair cut Friday for the first time in four months (really needed it), but haven't rewashed yet. I can never tell for sure how I feel until I've done my routine on it.
3a/b, F, normal porosity

Wash with either Suave Tropical Coconut, As I Am, or CJ Daily Fix
Condition with STC or Yes to Blueberries and detangle with Denman, rinse very lightly (baptismal rinse)
Add LAL gel, either Sport or Wet Look, scrunch with flour sack towel, and plop
Diffuse 5 minutes, then air dry
I rarely like how a stylist does my hair. The pic I posted was taken today, a week later. I have washed and styled it many times since. Yes, I am pretty happy with it. However, my hair has not been cut wet in a long time, and I think it kind of was in "shock". She cut it both dry and wet but it was not the single, curl by curl cut that Deva stylists do. I have had that done and I am not sure it is a superior cut.
Oh wow! your hair looks great!

Reminds me alot of what my hair would look like if I had left it curly, but it looks much better on you. =D
Very fine, high porosity, currently dyed and growing out the relaxed portions. I'm pretty sure my hair's 3b something IIRC. We will be finding out for sure as time goes by.

It's official: My hair just loves Shea Moisture. I use a mixture of products from the Raw Shea Butter, African Black Soap, and Coconut & Hibiscus lines.
It looks nice Myrna! Voluminous and more... pow
fine - low/normal porosity - medium density - normal elasticity.

Currently using:
Cowash: Cure Care diluted with water 1:1
RO: Cure Care, V05 Kiwi Lime
Styler: UFD CM (old formula), FSG + CNPF
PT: IAgirl's gelatine

Experimenting with: no guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, gelatin gel

Recent findings: my hair likes Cure Care diluted with water as a cowash; does NOT like guar h.c.!

iherb discount code: CFN646
Guess I should have looked at the first post date, sorry! I don't usually like how stylists do my hair, either. It never feels quite "right." I'm pleased with my cut now that I've styled it myself.
3a/b, F, normal porosity

Wash with either Suave Tropical Coconut, As I Am, or CJ Daily Fix
Condition with STC or Yes to Blueberries and detangle with Denman, rinse very lightly (baptismal rinse)
Add LAL gel, either Sport or Wet Look, scrunch with flour sack towel, and plop
Diffuse 5 minutes, then air dry
Curly, I think its pretty common that we like the way we do our own hair best. After all, we know our own hair - most of the time! Wavy, I just keep saying how much more healthy my hair is now that I stopped coloring it...and yes it looks fuller. I was doing my roots every three weeks. I think my hair was ....damaged. Now it is not.
Originally Posted by Myrna
Holy moly,Myrna! You look great!
I love it!!! You look so great! =)


3B, fine, normal porosity, high density, medium width and length
Conditioner: Tresemme Naturals
Co-Wash: As I Am Coconut Co-Wash
Leave in Products: As I Am Leave-In, SM Smoothie/Milk
Air Dry

Looking for new products and methods to try!

Avatar is a product of this lovely lady: Ash The Painter on Tumblr


Thank you so much, Danigirl.

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