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Old 11-12-2010, 11:11 PM   #1061
 
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I've only really CG'd officially 3 times. I hate washing my hair so I typically just have it pulled up.
Few years ago- this was a good hair night.



Plopped then diffused cause I had a bon fire to go to in 40 degree weather.



Oh and if anyone has any ideas about my curl type!!
I thought I was just wavy but I'm not sure anymore!!
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Old 11-13-2010, 05:25 AM   #1062
 
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First off, I definitely think you should forget about wearing your hair up all the time - it's way too pretty not to be seen! I know the grass is always greener, yadda yadda yadda - but I would happily trade heads with so many of you guys!

As far as curl pattern, I don't know how much help I'll be, since I'm not really sure of my own. But I can see where you're not sure about being wavy - looks to me like there are some definite spirals waiting to come out in that hair!
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Old 11-13-2010, 08:12 AM   #1063
 
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so pretty everyone!
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Old 11-13-2010, 12:03 PM   #1064
 
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Before: tousle me softly(b4 cg) - no products
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Old 11-13-2010, 01:28 PM   #1065
 
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http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-..._6930754_n.jpg

one of the first time's i'd worn my hair curly

https://waynepep.wayne.k12.in.us/img.../990008078.jpg
my school pic after about half the summer CG
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Old 11-13-2010, 03:39 PM   #1066
 
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First off, I definitely think you should forget about wearing your hair up all the time - it's way too pretty not to be seen! I know the grass is always greener, yadda yadda yadda - but I would happily trade heads with so many of you guys!

As far as curl pattern, I don't know how much help I'll be, since I'm not really sure of my own. But I can see where you're not sure about being wavy - looks to me like there are some definite spirals waiting to come out in that hair!

Thank you! I think as my hair and I stop fighting so much I'll start wearing it down more, except at work, I don't need the little puppies and kittens playing with my hair!
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Old 11-14-2010, 05:40 AM   #1067
 
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Isn't it great not to be fighting so much with your hair anymore? Like, instead of being all, "I HATE YOU!" to my hair, now I'm all, "You are a mystery wrapped in a conundrum, and I WILL figure you out!!" Even though I'm far from having all the answers, it's a nice shift.

Jelly, the difference in that one photo where you can see the edge of your glasses and the one in your avatar is amazing! Wow, the curls are really popping out!

And nezumikiriq, you are so cute! I remember reading your other thread, and while I do think you look cute with straight or curly hair, there's just something about your curls that gives you so much personality. I hope you don't give them up! I'm 43 years old, and have been fighting with my hair my whole life, and I *wish* I had known at your age what I know now about taking care of my hair.
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:49 PM   #1068
 
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my after pic my before pic is packed away somewhere, but it was frizzy and gross

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my after pic my before pic is packed away somewhere, but it was frizzy and gross
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Old 11-14-2010, 01:14 PM   #1070
 
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Jelly, the difference in that one photo where you can see the edge of your glasses and the one in your avatar is amazing! Wow, the curls are really popping out!
Thank you so much! That totally got the smiles going!
made my week

love your bob btw, beautiful curls
very pretty cut/curl combo
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Old 11-14-2010, 03:20 PM   #1071
 
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http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-..._6930754_n.jpg

one of the first time's i'd worn my hair curly

https://waynepep.wayne.k12.in.us/img.../990008078.jpg
my school pic after about half the summer CG
So incredibly beautiful. What did you do/use the day the second pic was taken?
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Old 11-14-2010, 07:43 PM   #1072
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This is my favorite thread. You ladies have some beautiful curls.
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Old 11-15-2010, 02:45 AM   #1073
 
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Before:


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I don't think I've really found the right products yet (I'm too lazy to try zillions of things out) but there's still a huge difference. Pics aren't the best either.

Any idea what curl type I am??

(sorry if the pictures are huge - I resized them on photobucket but they're being stupid.)
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Old 11-15-2010, 05:15 AM   #1074
 
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Jelly, the difference in that one photo where you can see the edge of your glasses and the one in your avatar is amazing! Wow, the curls are really popping out!
Thank you so much! That totally got the smiles going!
made my week

love your bob btw, beautiful curls
very pretty cut/curl combo
You're so sweet, thank you!!

I'm at work and can't see the photos of the last few posts - but I will definitely look when I get home. I do love to see everyone's progress!
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Old 11-16-2010, 07:30 PM   #1075
 
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*bump*

hahah im sorry, but i just LOVE being inspired by this thread!!!!!!!

PS: while im at it, might as well post my pictures for "before" starting cg, which im now on. i know i already posted so many pics, rawr, im such a pic whore :/




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Old 11-19-2010, 05:59 AM   #1076
 
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I'm so jealous of everyone!
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Old 11-24-2010, 08:55 PM   #1077
 
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I just CGd for the first time this afternoon, while at my aunt's house for thanksgiving (not sure what really inspired me...) Has anyone else used slightly diluted aloe vera gel as a conditioner?

Already I can see a difference! I'm so absurdly excited!
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Old 12-03-2010, 07:44 PM   #1078
 
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This thread just makes me green with curl envy. I just can't wait until I have after pictures.
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Old 12-04-2010, 06:23 AM   #1079
 
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Before: Ugh so long but so much damage!!!



After: A bit shorter but so much healthier!

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Had to edit - pics on next page
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