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Old 05-05-2007, 10:44 AM   #1
 
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Default Flat top with plopping- solution?

Hey,
I love plopping but my problem is that my canopy is very flat while the rest is voluminous.
I always rinse my hair in the shower while I'm standing and my hair falls down my back...
Has anyone tried rinsing the hair upsidedown and then plop? Does tha help?

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Old 05-05-2007, 10:51 AM   #2
 
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I rinse my hair upside down, then plop. This definitely helps give me volume on top
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Old 05-05-2007, 11:43 AM   #3
 
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I rinse upside down, put products in upside down and plopping still gives me the flat top. It squishes my hair flat and my gel seems to try and cement it that way.
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Have you tried using clips at your roots before you plop, or plopping kind of loosely? I haven't plopped in a while, but when I was that prevented my hair from getting plastered to my head.
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Hey thanks for your replies so far.

Gemini: Do you mean lifting and clipping the roots before I put my head in a towel to plop?

I will try to plop loosely
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Have you tried using clips at your roots before you plop, or plopping kind of loosely? I haven't plopped in a while, but when I was that prevented my hair from getting plastered to my head.
Do you apply the clips upside down or right side up?
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I asked myself the same thing. I'll probably apply them right side up and continue with plopping upside down.
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I tried to put in the clips and I failed.
I just rinsed my hair again upside down ,applied product and plopped loosely and took the tshirt off when my hair was almost dry. I do have a lot of volume at the top now. I am pretty satisfied.
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Gemini: Do you mean lifting and clipping the roots before I put my head in a towel to plop?
Yes. I wanted to add that this worked better for me when I used duckbill clips as opposed to claw clips.

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Do you apply the clips upside down or right side up?
Right side up- I don't really do anything upside down, other than scrunching water out of my hair after applying products.
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I tried to put in the clips and I failed.
I just rinsed my hair again upside down ,applied product and plopped loosely and took the tshirt off when my hair was almost dry. I do have a lot of volume at the top now. I am pretty satisfied.
Oh good, I'm glad it helped!
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