Post your before & After CG pics

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I dont have any real great shots. My hair was always a shorter. The black dress one is in 2003 and the one with the cute guy is 2003 and the middle one is January 2008.

I think I need to go to short again - I wonder if I can take 5 years off!!
Originally Posted by xcptnl
I love the black dress shot!
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Originally Posted by Mint
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More gorgeous hair!!!

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Darn it, now I'm getting the urge to go chin length again!!
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I dont have any real great shots. My hair was always a shorter. The black dress one is in 2003 and the one with the cute guy is 2003 and the middle one is January 2008.

I think I need to go to short again - I wonder if I can take 5 years off!!
Originally Posted by xcptnl
I love the black dress shot!
Originally Posted by msgiblet
Me too! But I am willing to bet I wont look that young and that thin if I got that cut now

I may look up my old hairdresser just for the heck of it and do the cut anyways - she always did a real nice cut!
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Wow, everyones hair looks so great!

Before CG:


After using a non-sulfate shampoo (didnt know about CG yet though):


After CG (12 days after, taken today. my hair had just dryed so there is a bit more frizz than usuall):

-2c/3a

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Last edited by SapphireMoon; 07-06-2008 at 08:22 PM.
More gorgeous hair!!!

Rocky B - I adore your angled bob!
Darn it, now I'm getting the urge to go chin length again!!
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
thank you!!! i've been thinking of growing it out but it's just so much easier for me to have it short.
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Wow, everyones hair looks so great!

Before CG:


After using a non-sulfate shampoo (didnt know about CG yet though):


After CG (12 days after, taken today. my hair had just dryed so there is a bit more frizz than usuall):

Originally Posted by SapphireMoon
Wow,beautiful curls!
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It's almost my Hairniversary, so here they are.

Before CG (last summer) and yesterday.....
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It's almost my Hairniversary, so here they are.

Before CG (last summer) and yesterday.....
Originally Posted by rejoicingcurlygirl
amazing diffrence!
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Sorry for my mistakes in english! This is not my main language. I'm still learning!
For those of you whose hair became more curly after CG - did your styling routine also change?

I am curious because my styling routine (or lack thereof) didn't change much at all, and my wave/curl pattern is the same. It definitely looks healthier and less frizzy, but not curlier.
  • My Pre-CG styling routine: shampoo, conditioner, frizz-ease, air dry or damp bun
  • My Post-CG styling routine: co-wash, air dry or damp bun, oil

I was 2b before and after, although I can get ringlets if I put stlying products in it and scrunch (which I don't do because it irritates my skin).

So I'm curious ... how much increased curl pattern is due to no shampoo, and how much of it is due to gel + curl creme, plop / scrunch / etc?

Last edited by tmmycat; 06-19-2008 at 07:50 AM.
For those of you whose hair became more curly after CG - did your styling routine also change?

I am curious because my styling routine (or lack thereof) didn't change much at all, and my wave/curl pattern is the same. It definitely looks healthier and less frizzy, but not curlier.
  • My Pre-CG styling routine: shampoo, conditioner, frizz-ease, air dry or damp bun
  • My Post-CG styling routine: co-wash, air dry or damp bun, oil
So I'm curious ... how much increased curl pattern is due to no shampoo, and how much of it is due to gel + curl creme, plop / scrunch / etc?
Originally Posted by tmmycat
my whole routine has changed. how i apply my product, in what order i apply it, how i dry my hair. i mean just putting my gel in while i'm flipped over gave me better clumping. putting my product in while my hair was wet gave me more curls less frizz. the type of towel i'm using isn't breaking my curl or making me loose curl. using a curl creme is giving me better curl definition. doing weekly dts has made my hair so much softer and touchable compaired to the brillo pad i once had.
3b thick and coarse

CONS
VO5 champagne kiss, suave coconut, inecto coconut oil moisturizing condish
CURL CREMES
mop c
GELS
HE SMU, LA sports gel
LOW POO'S
cream of nature


cg/modified cg since april 2006
pre CG:



5ish months into CG:

Originally Posted by curlywurly271
Gore-g-ous curls, hun! You look like a blond (younger!) me in some ways. I'm growing out my bangs to see if I can pull it off, b/c I've always, always had a fringe bang. You're hair is just what I hope happens with mine.

Can we get Boots curl cream here in Canada, anyone?
Mostly 3b/some 3a using CHS Curl Keeper...got the moisture kit and loving it so far. Even the poo, and definitely the CK!

Last edited by acacia54; 06-19-2008 at 08:13 AM. Reason: hit post somehow before I was done
I just have to say that you no faced people freak me OUT!
For those of you whose hair became more curly after CG - did your styling routine also change?

I am curious because my styling routine (or lack thereof) didn't change much at all, and my wave/curl pattern is the same. It definitely looks healthier and less frizzy, but not curlier.
  • My Pre-CG styling routine: shampoo, conditioner, frizz-ease, air dry or damp bun
  • My Post-CG styling routine: co-wash, air dry or damp bun, oil
I was 2b before and after, although I can get ringlets if I put stlying products in it and scrunch (which I don't do because it irritates my skin).

So I'm curious ... how much increased curl pattern is due to no shampoo, and how much of it is due to gel + curl creme, plop / scrunch / etc?
Originally Posted by tmmycat
Some differences to my routine include:

Just gel --> lots of moisture (leave-ins, creams, non-drying gels)
Brushing before styling --> NO!
Raking product into damp, towel-dried hair --> scrunching product into soaking hair
Air-drying and sleeping out the crunch --> air-drying and scrunching out the crunch
Location: North NJ or NYC
I just have to say that you no faced people freak me OUT!
Originally Posted by Kitara
i have to agree with you. the first time i saw someone post a pic like that on here i actually jumped and i don't jump easily. just kind of threw me. LOL
3b thick and coarse

CONS
VO5 champagne kiss, suave coconut, inecto coconut oil moisturizing condish
CURL CREMES
mop c
GELS
HE SMU, LA sports gel
LOW POO'S
cream of nature


cg/modified cg since april 2006
I just have to say that you no faced people freak me OUT!
Originally Posted by Kitara

haha sorry, i was making ugly faces in the pictures.



and thanks Tulipan!
-2c/3a

"For beautiful hair, let a child run his or her fingers through it once a day." -Audrey Hepburn

Fotki updated January 9 2009
http://public.fotki.com/Sapphire-Moon/

pswd: curls
the first one is pre cg and the second one is post cg
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3B. i think.


current products: vo5 strawberries and cream, garnier sleek and shine leave in, LOOB, biotera curl cream & gel, la bella lots of curls

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my whole routine has changed. how i apply my product, in what order i apply it, how i dry my hair. i mean just putting my gel in while i'm flipped over gave me better clumping. putting my product in while my hair was wet gave me more curls less frizz. the type of towel i'm using isn't breaking my curl or making me loose curl. using a curl creme is giving me better curl definition. doing weekly dts has made my hair so much softer and touchable compaired to the brillo pad i once had.
Originally Posted by rocky b

ditto! My hair was always curly and isn't really any curlier now, but it's healthier, happier, shinier, and more consistant with less fuss.

And yes, the no-face people freak me out too. They look like mannequins and mannequins freak me out.
In Western PA
Found NC in 2004. CG since 2-05, going grey since 9-05. 3B with some 3A.
Hair texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
Suave & VO5 cond, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
http://public.fotki.com/jeepcurlygurl/ password jeepy **updated Feb 2014**
https://www.facebook.com/lifetheuniverseandtodd
my whole routine has changed. how i apply my product, in what order i apply it, how i dry my hair. i mean just putting my gel in while i'm flipped over gave me better clumping. putting my product in while my hair was wet gave me more curls less frizz. the type of towel i'm using isn't breaking my curl or making me loose curl. using a curl creme is giving me better curl definition. doing weekly dts has made my hair so much softer and touchable compaired to the brillo pad i once had.
Originally Posted by rocky b

ditto! My hair was always curly and isn't really any curlier now, but it's healthier, happier, shinier, and more consistant with less fuss.

And yes, the no-face people freak me out too. They look like mannequins and mannequins freak me out.
Originally Posted by jeepcurlygurl
I cannot say my hair is curlier now either. I never straightened or colored my hair so it has always been pretty healthy. I think is a bit more consistent now because I have a better handle on how to help the curls along!
Central Massachusetts

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
Hmmm...I think it's decision of owner of pics to be anonymous or not, so I don't understand the problem. Maybe you want them to colour this white pole?
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full CG routine works for my hair!



Sorry for my mistakes in english! This is not my main language. I'm still learning!

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