This thread is giving me major hair envy. I will have to dig up some photos tonight, even though I still feel like I haven't made a dramatic transformation, but I'll let you guys be the judge.
Everyone's hair looks SO GOOD! More more more...
-Suave Aloe & Waterlily cowash/leave-in
-Giovanni Direct Leave-In
-FOTE aloe vera gel
med/low porosity/med texture
Baking Soda/Vinegar rinses
Suave Ocean Breeze
HE TT Gel
CG since April 12th '08! (No shampoo whatsoever!) Fotki
I have more pictures up! Seattle for the Summer
I like how we've seen good results regardless of hair type both number wise and fine/coarse wise.
I actually mentioned this thread to some curlies I met. I gave them the Curly Ambassador card and told them to check out the before and after pics. They checked it out at and reported back to me with how impressed they were with the transformations.
however, I break about every cg rule except the no-silicones one, and is that even a cg rule anymore since LM herself breaks it?
She breaks the no silicone rule? Does she shampoo? ahh, I'm confused...
(ps, very nice transformation)
Yes, it is confusing. She breaks the no silly cone rule from Curly Girl by putting them in some of her products. There's something about them being "not as bad" silly cones, but I'm too tired to look it up.
She doesn't break the no shampoo rule, however. I'm the one who does that. [Albeit rarely.]
Mostly, I just wanted to make sure people out there knew I wasn't truly cg, because of the title of this thread. It was a starting point for me, but not much of it wound up sticking.
Anyway, not trying to dig on LM or anything. Whatever works.
This thread is so inspirational! I tried CG a few years back with limited success (and have been mostly sulfate and totally silicone free since, but not strict CG), but now I'm thinking I didn't give it enough time.
Seems like most of you have said it took at least 6 weeks to really start seeing results, and that there were some horrible hair days in that time. Sound about right?
I'm revisiting Deva products, and am starting with a clarifying shampoo and deep treatment tonight. If my hair looks half as gorgeous as all of your pics, I'll be a happy woman.
Thanks for sharing!
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