herbal essences "set me up gel". likes, dislikes pics added!!

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Oh, I guess I always thought the LOOB was more of a hair tamer. Thanks for responding!
Originally Posted by GettinControl
That's what I had thought originally as well. Luckily I have a friend who had it at her house and I was able to try it before I bought it.

And no problem! I guess I am lucky that my hair likes cheaper products and I don't have to shell out a ton of money for more expensive ones (but it sure has cost a lot to find this out, buying and experimenting with what seems like a million and one products!)
Oh, just a million! It seems like I have tried a zillion
3a/b medium/coarse but mostly moderately coarse, dense, strong strands
Komaza analysis current: medium to thick/ strands(mostly coarse), very strong elasticity, low porosity(some is), healthy strong hair
Goosefootprints: moderately coarse with some medium; low porosity at roots, normal thru shaft, porous ends.
LCLF:medium,normal,normal
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Oh, just a million! It seems like I have tried a zillion
Originally Posted by GettinControl
LOL I can only imagine...funny what we will do on a quest for the perfect curls! I am way up in MI and am trying to convince my SO that we need to go to FL so that I can get a trim from StruttsWife! I swear I need help!
I have found that the key to success for 2nd day hair for me is SMU, the spray version. I wet my hair lightly with water in a spray bottle, then spray on a light mist of SMU and scrunch. Love it!
Originally Posted by jlpmom23
I did exactly that yesterday and it gave me great 2nd day hair. I get very "piecy" curls that have a shiny look. If you touch them, they can be a bit cruncy in places, but look terrific. I also will do the same in the evening if I'm going out but need a touch-up.
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Loreal Out of Bed
Herbal Essence Totally Twisted

They are both drugstore products.
Originally Posted by kathymack
Alas, I went looking for LOOB about a month ago and couldn't find it anywhere in any of the stores. I wonder if they don't sell it in Canada.
Ondulato
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Need_hair_repair,

Great idea! Having a trim by Struttswife. I have had thoughts of going to FL too.

Ondulato,

Oh, so the HE SMU Spray Gel is good too....I may get some tonight at Rite Aid.
3a/b medium/coarse but mostly moderately coarse, dense, strong strands
Komaza analysis current: medium to thick/ strands(mostly coarse), very strong elasticity, low porosity(some is), healthy strong hair
Goosefootprints: moderately coarse with some medium; low porosity at roots, normal thru shaft, porous ends.
LCLF:medium,normal,normal
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For me, I found that the SMU spray gel was not good, it left my hair a dry crunchy mess...which is why if I wanted to get 2nd day hair (or try anyway), I mixed some of the SMU regular gel in a bottle of water and sprayed that liberally all over my hair, then scrunched it and diffused dry. The spray gel just seemed to have more drying ingredients for me. But what works for one person doesn't work for another!

As for LOOB, I am not sure they sell that in Canada, you may have to order it online. Sorry
I got 2nd day hair with this gel! I didn't know 2nd day hair could look better than 1st
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I got 2nd day hair with this gel! I didn't know 2nd day hair could look better than 1st
Originally Posted by curly mo
OH awesome! So glad that it worked for you!
Loreal Out of Bed
Herbal Essence Totally Twisted

They are both drugstore products.
Originally Posted by kathymack
Alas, I went looking for LOOB about a month ago and couldn't find it anywhere in any of the stores. I wonder if they don't sell it in Canada.
Originally Posted by Ondulato
They def. sell it out West ... would you like me to send you some?

PS What is SMU?
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Loreal Out of Bed
Herbal Essence Totally Twisted

They are both drugstore products.
Originally Posted by kathymack
Alas, I went looking for LOOB about a month ago and couldn't find it anywhere in any of the stores. I wonder if they don't sell it in Canada.
Originally Posted by Ondulato
They def. sell it out West ... would you like me to send you some?

PS What is SMU?
Originally Posted by curlsAbound
SMU-Herbal Essences Set Me Up gel.

Alas, I went looking for LOOB about a month ago and couldn't find it anywhere in any of the stores. I wonder if they don't sell it in Canada.
Originally Posted by Ondulato
They def. sell it out West ... would you like me to send you some?

PS What is SMU?
Originally Posted by curlsAbound
SMU-Herbal Essences Set Me Up gel.
Originally Posted by need_hair_repair
knocking myself on the head! and that's the topic of this thread~!! i am simply trying to keep up with all the acronyms i find on this site!
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They def. sell it out West ... would you like me to send you some?

PS What is SMU?
Originally Posted by curlsAbound
SMU-Herbal Essences Set Me Up gel.
Originally Posted by need_hair_repair
knocking myself on the head! and that's the topic of this thread~!! i am simply trying to keep up with all the acronyms i find on this site!
Originally Posted by curlsAbound
Oh it's no problem at all! I was so confused when I first joined and everyone was using acronyms, I still sometimes dream about them! Welcome to the boards
I have thick 2c to 3a hair and it had no hold at all (too my liking). My hair expanded and frizzed :T It is just my hair though.

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