Mixed curl pattern and frizz

Most of my hair is 2b/2c. But within each wavy clump I'll find a few individual strands of hair that have a much tighter curl pattern (usually 3b-ish), so they shrink and stick out and make my hair look frizzy. I've noticed it much after my last haircut. Does anyone have the same issue? Is there anything I can do about this? Techniques, products?
CG since June 2011
2b/2c, thick, medium/coarse, low-medium porosity
Once I've gotten my products distributed sometimes I will go through stubborn sections with a fine tooth comb to define those sections a little more; maybe I combine it with a little finger twirling to get the clump all going in the same direction. It's about the only thing I can do for a couple of pieces that want to do their own thing within the clump.

A comb works better for me than my Denman for this, but I have fine hair. YMMV.
Smorgasbord of finer, porous 2a-3a; straight underlayer

collagen
humectants outside of optimal dews, PVP, oils/butters, anything remotely comedogenic

poos: Giovanni TTT, WF365FF, Suave Clarifying
condishes: VO5 VMT, KLS; IonEC
stylers: FSG, 4NSBCC, VolumaxMega, AIF, GFPC


Mod CG since 11/2012. My waves occasionally look best when combed out, so you can pry my combs from my cold, dead hands
Once I've gotten my products distributed sometimes I will go through stubborn sections with a fine tooth comb to define those sections a little more; maybe I combine it with a little finger twirling to get the clump all going in the same direction. It's about the only thing I can do for a couple of pieces that want to do their own thing within the clump.

A comb works better for me than my Denman for this, but I have fine hair. YMMV.
Originally Posted by SpiralHam
I've never thought about using a fine tooth comb. I'll give that a shot. Is there anything you do to prevent the clump from breaking up with the comb?
CG since June 2011
2b/2c, thick, medium/coarse, low-medium porosity
Most of the time I'm using the fine tooth comb on a particular clump - but if the hair is damp enough, and I kind of flip the comb under itself, it stays together for the most part. I do try my hardest if working with just one clump to isolate it before working with it. Otherwise I'll comb everything and accordion the hair from the bottom up with a flat palm covered in a flour sack towel to get the waves going again. If the clump is drier or broken up I would spray it with water to get the hairs to stick together again. Or, wetting the comb before running it through the clump is also a good way to help the clump reform if you need it to.

I'll twirl the isolated clump maybe to get the curl going again in the direction it's meant to go if I've inadvertently flipped it the wrong way

Now if I could get that to work on my random stick straight pieces I'd be in business LOL!

Hope this helps - it's a free thing to try at any rate.
Smorgasbord of finer, porous 2a-3a; straight underlayer

collagen
humectants outside of optimal dews, PVP, oils/butters, anything remotely comedogenic

poos: Giovanni TTT, WF365FF, Suave Clarifying
condishes: VO5 VMT, KLS; IonEC
stylers: FSG, 4NSBCC, VolumaxMega, AIF, GFPC


Mod CG since 11/2012. My waves occasionally look best when combed out, so you can pry my combs from my cold, dead hands
Thanks so much for your help SpiralHam I'll try the combing technique. As for finger twirling- I got lazy with that/ forgot about it but I remembered to do it again yesterday and it made a huge difference in my hair even though I was in a hurry and sloppy about it. But yeah, I can't get it to work with my stick straight pieces either haha. Oh well, one thing at a time
CG since June 2011
2b/2c, thick, medium/coarse, low-medium porosity

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