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@Corrina777

WOW!!! My wow is not at just the difference in the two pics but at your now curls! They are a work of art type of beauty! Love your hair!

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@Corrina777

WOW!!! My wow is not at just the difference in the two pics but at your now curls! They are a work of art type of beauty! Love your hair!

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Originally Posted by tots5678

Thank you so much!!

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3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
Before
6 months in

Now almost a year into mod cg




3A/B mix with flat roots dark blonde (refusing to call it brunette I miss my blonde baby hair) lovin my curls
rockin the curls God gave me.

Routine!
Shampoo n/a
Conditioner Vo5 Moisture Milks
Leave in Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Shower, comb, apply leave in and mousse in wet hair then scrunch out the water and sometimes.
Second day, Wake up mist with water and smooth Shea Moisture Curl enhancing smoothie over hair

Last edited by crazycurlychick; 06-25-2012 at 11:29 PM.
I only just joined the site today. And I've only been using the CG method for 3 days but I was so excited I wanted to show you guys this....

This was taken almost exactly a year ago...



These where taken last night....





I always thought I had stright hair.... What do you think?
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You definitely have some lovely waves there arden, very pretty!
UK Curly
Curl type : Boticelli, 3a, loose curls
Porosity : High
Texture : Fine/medium (I think!)
Co-wash/rinse out/leave in : L'oreal Full Restore 5, GFR&S, Schwarzkopf Bio Pomegranite
Gels : Umberto Giannini Flirty Curls Scrunching Jelly
Finish product : Boots Naked Style Frizz Fighter Serum or a pea-sized blob of condish smoothed over canopy
CG since Feb 2011
Hi guys...first pic is pre cg about 7 months ago. The second pic is right now about 1 month of cg. I'm so happy I discovered this website! My hair looks and feels so much healthier and shinier, I'm still working on getting good clumps but that'll get better with time

Now that I think of it, the post cg pic isn't that good cause you can't really see most of my curls lol. It's just waves on top and really big spirals on bottom...I'll see if I can find a better pic...

Curly Girl 5 months going strong!!

Last edited by smw2004; 06-29-2012 at 11:08 AM.
Curly Girl Day 1
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Curly Girl 5 months and going strong!!
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Curly Girl 5 months and going strong!!
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Originally Posted by smw2004
Wow! Gorgeous curls!
Can't believe I've been CG/mod-CG for a year now! I had a couple flatiron relapses along the way but thank goodness my curls smacked me in the face for it. I'm having a really hard time picking one favorite after pic. Today I'm just overwhelmed at the difference in my hair. I straightened it for years, beating my stubborn curl pattern into submission with heat and chemicals. I believe there's still some relaxer left in the canopy that I refuse to chop off, but I think over time my unruly canopy will behave as the chemically altered parts continue to get trimmed off. It might be years since my hair grows slow, but at least I know what I'm doing now!

Before:




After:














Today, just LI & air dried


Feel free to try to type it. I never decided on one, it doesn't play by the rules anyways. Ended up deciding the only thing I knew for sure was that it was fine-textured, which led me to protein, which was the best dang thing I ever could've done.
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fine, thin, normal/(low?) porosity. Mod-CG. Usually I can't co-wash more than 1x a week, & sometimes I have to use T-Gel in rotation due to scalp issues.

Co-wash: VO5 Volumizing
Poo: Giovanni 50:50
RO:TN, Nexxus Youth Renewal, Alba Coconut
LI: KCKT
PT: gelatin PT, ION EC
Stylers: Giovanni mousse, TIGI Curls Rock amplifier (a-cone), Curls Rock Strong Hold Mousse
Gels: SCC spray gel

lcl0706, what a difference!!! Your hair looks fantastic!!!!!
3a (normal-porosity/elasticity/density)
Cleanse: CHS TS+oil, poo bars, Sevi pumpkin poo, Co-wash
LI/RO:MD RCLI, GDLI, Andalou naturals -GVPCB, DB pumpkin, Tresemmé Naturals
Stylers: LALSG, Volumax styling, CHS CK, BRHG, KCCC, Gel-les'C, JC Spiralicious, AOMM, CJPP, SSCEJ

$5 off 1st order under $40, $10 off over $40...at iherb use code KEY066
Thank you!!!

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fine, thin, normal/(low?) porosity. Mod-CG. Usually I can't co-wash more than 1x a week, & sometimes I have to use T-Gel in rotation due to scalp issues.

Co-wash: VO5 Volumizing
Poo: Giovanni 50:50
RO:TN, Nexxus Youth Renewal, Alba Coconut
LI: KCKT
PT: gelatin PT, ION EC
Stylers: Giovanni mousse, TIGI Curls Rock amplifier (a-cone), Curls Rock Strong Hold Mousse
Gels: SCC spray gel

BUMP! It's official after going through fourty pages of this I'm starting the curly girl method in two days (I just washed my hair today and I know to start out you have to wash out the silcones out with the dreaded sulfate filled shampoos, that wouldn't be good for my hair right after haha). I feel like this is an important thread to keep going because it really shows the beauty of curls and how amazing they can look when treated properly. I myself like my hair but if it can be more defined and shinier I'm going for it!
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BUMP! It's official after going through fourty pages of this I'm starting the curly girl method in two days (I just washed my hair today and I know to start out you have to wash out the silcones out with the dreaded sulfate filled shampoos, that wouldn't be good for my hair right after haha). I feel like this is an important thread to keep going because it really shows the beauty of curls and how amazing they can look when treated properly. I myself like my hair but if it can be more defined and shinier I'm going for it!
Originally Posted by kelseyklipp
Good luck!!!!


3A/B mix with flat roots dark blonde (refusing to call it brunette I miss my blonde baby hair) lovin my curls
rockin the curls God gave me.

Routine!
Shampoo n/a
Conditioner Vo5 Moisture Milks
Leave in Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Shower, comb, apply leave in and mousse in wet hair then scrunch out the water and sometimes.
Second day, Wake up mist with water and smooth Shea Moisture Curl enhancing smoothie over hair
What a different 2 months can make, ay?! I actually haven't got the CG handbook but I have seen many tips in and out of this site All the other curlies here are gorgeous! :O <3
hi curly girls , i saw so many pictures of before and after cg. i need anybodys help im not sure what type hair i have anymore because my hair isn't as curly as it used to be . i really wanna try cg but i don't know what to do or what to use my hair used to be 3A but now im not sure what it is. i love my curly hair and i want it back. can anyone help me or recommend me anything ?! also i was thinking about trying deva curl products is it any good ?
Hi curlygirlyy,

As far as product choice, it doesn't matter what your curl type is as much as your hair thickness, porosity, and elasticity. Take a shed hair. Roll it between your fingers. If you can barely feel it, your hair is fine and will tend to like protein. If it's as thick as sewing thread, or nearly so, it's coarse and will prefer moisturizers. Now run your fingers along the hair. If both directions are smooth, you have non porous hair and it will prefer moisturizers. If one direction is rough, bumpy, and even squeaky, you have very porous hair and it'll tend to like protein. Last, take both ends and gently pull. If your hair breaks without stretching, you have low elasticity and probably need more moisture. If your hair stretches but doesn't come back to its original length, your hair is overly elastic and probably needs protein.

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2c/3a, M, ii, porous, good elasticity, APL, silvery dark brown.
Love coconut oil, olive oil, and Everyday Shea!
I've only been CG for 2 days, but my hair has already changed dramatically. The first photo is from last week; the second is from midday today, after an hour by the lake.

My (very newbie) routine is: CO - L'Oreal EverCreme Cleansing Conditioner; RO - Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition; LI - Garnier Fructis Triple Nutrition Dryness Reversal Treatment. Let it dry as I sleep. No styling product. Looking forward to finding a good protein treatment, as I suspect that'll give my hair another leap forward in health.
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