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Wow, I love your curls!

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Thanks Yoshimi! :-)
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
Love all these! I can't wait until my hair looks as good as these pics!
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Originally Posted by mysteryflavored View Post
I was just thinking about starting a thread like this!

Before CG:


After about 7 months mostly CG:
OMG, what is your hair routine? your hair is beautiful!
Just starting CG (04/18/13)
2C/3A hair, medium texture, normal porosity (I think!)
Trying out: Suave Naturals wild strawberry (co-wash) Garnier Fructis Pure and Clean fortifying conditioner, Redken crystal curls 6, Live Clean Argan Oil Treatment, Pantene curl shaping gel
Thinking of trying: Live Clean Argan oil conditioner or Live Clean Bali Oil conditioner....who recommends them?
Top was when I kept using the Japanese perm so I cut it short but I still colored it which is the 2nd pic the 3rd pic is using all this crap in my hair str8 frizzy the last pic I ended up getting a deva cut and they help bring moisture back in my hair so I do the deva curl method now! Which is the CG method Post your before & After CG pics-imageuploadedbycurltalk1369090797.309284.jpgPost your before & After CG pics-imageuploadedbycurltalk1369090823.246529.jpgPost your before & After CG pics-imageuploadedbycurltalk1369090847.193376.jpgPost your before & After CG pics-imageuploadedbycurltalk1369090865.112815.jpg
Curlyminx and Hootenanny like this.
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Originally Posted by Curly Sara View Post
I have been cg for 1 1/2 year now and i have never loved my naturally curls as i do now. I finally know how to hsndle my curly hair and dont end up flatstraighting it.

I have no "before" pictures really because before going cg i slways straightened my 3c hair...
But here are acouple of "after cg" pictures. What do you think?

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Gorgeous!! You have really beautiful hair
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Originally Posted by vwbruins46 View Post
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Originally Posted by Curly Sara View Post
I have been cg for 1 1/2 year now and i have never loved my naturally curls as i do now. I finally know how to hsndle my curly hair and dont end up flatstraighting it.

I have no "before" pictures really because before going cg i slways straightened my 3c hair...
But here are acouple of "after cg" pictures. What do you think?

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Gorgeous!! You have really beautiful hair
Oohh.. Thank you vwbruins46. Its always nice to get nice hair comments ❤
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
Before *gags on all the frizz* (I'm on the left):





After:

Post your before & After CG pics-760_lou-115.jpg
Currently using and loving: KCKT & KCCC, Suave Coconut, BRHG, GVP Conditioning Balm

Next up to try: Protein Treatments


3a/fine/almost waist length when pulled straight; bra-strap length when curly

Last edited by Gracielou; 06-14-2013 at 01:47 PM.
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Originally Posted by Gracielou View Post
Before *gags on all the frizz* (I'm on the left):





After:
Oh no! I can't see your after! (But I actually like your before. )
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Originally Posted by chupie View Post
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Originally Posted by Gracielou View Post
Before *gags on all the frizz* (I'm on the left):





After:
Oh no! I can't see your after! (But I actually like your before. )
Aww...can you see it now?

And thanks!
Currently using and loving: KCKT & KCCC, Suave Coconut, BRHG, GVP Conditioning Balm

Next up to try: Protein Treatments


3a/fine/almost waist length when pulled straight; bra-strap length when curly

Last edited by Gracielou; 06-14-2013 at 01:50 PM.
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Originally Posted by chupie View Post
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Originally Posted by Gracielou View Post
Before *gags on all the frizz* (I'm on the left):





After:
Oh no! I can't see your after! (But I actually like your before. )[/QUOTE
Aww...can you see it now?

And thanks!
Yes and HOLY WOW!!!!!
wavydaze and ButterCurl like this.
Post your before & After CG pics-imageuploadedbycurltalk1371251089.172540.jpg
My 2 year hair journey. I grew out my razored & brassy highlights for luscious curls. I stick with all Shea moisture products, occasionally switch to Deva.
Zinnia and chupie like this.
Mix of 3a/3b/2c curls, medium, normal elasticity, high porosity (from color damage), 10 months color process-free, 2 years heat-free, & growing out length.
Shea Moisture Restorative Conditioner
Shea Moisture Thickening Shampoo
Kinky Curly Knot Today
Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Ouidad Botanical Boost
Kinky Curly Spiral Spritz (for extra hold)

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Originally Posted by Gracielou View Post
Before *gags on all the frizz* (I'm on the left):





After:

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Wow! What a difference. Such a great improvement!!!!

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3b-ish... normal to low porosity....med. texture
Wash: Desert Essence Coconut shampoo, Acure argon shampoo
Deep Trestment: Nature's Nectars deep conditioner/styler
Condition: Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Nature's Gate pomegranate sunflower
LEAVE-IN:Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Natures Gate pomegranate sunflower
STYLE: Nature's Nectars Sweet Shea butter blend, Ecostyler gel
hemp oil, jojoba oil
www.naturesnectars.net
2 yrs curly.

2 wks into it:
Post your before & After CG pics-imageuploadedbycurltalk1371489977.810638.jpg

Saturday:
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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

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Originally Posted by lcl0706 View Post
2 yrs curly.

2 wks into it:
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Saturday:
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So impressive!
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Originally Posted by lcl0706 View Post
2 yrs curly.

2 wks into it:
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Saturday:
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So shiny!!!
Katie
2C/3a, Medium Texture, Normal porosity, High Density, Normal Elasticity (so says the LCLF Hair analysis)
Co Wash: As I am
RO: Yes To Carrots / Ion
LI: Biotera / Samy Big Curls Defining Cream
Gel: FSG, Volumax (Original and Mega)
Color: Henna
Tools: Diffusing
Quote:
Originally Posted by Curly Sara View Post
I have been cg for 1 1/2 year now and i have never loved my naturally curls as i do now. I finally know how to hsndle my curly hair and dont end up flatstraighting it.

I have no "before" pictures really because before going cg i slways straightened my 3c hair...
But here are acouple of "after cg" pictures. What do you think?

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What products do you use?
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Originally Posted by mom2girlsnboy View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Curly Sara View Post
I have been cg for 1 1/2 year now and i have never loved my naturally curls as i do now. I finally know how to hsndle my curly hair and dont end up flatstraighting it.

I have no "before" pictures really because before going cg i slways straightened my 3c hair...
But here are acouple of "after cg" pictures. What do you think?

Attachment 35195
Attachment 35196
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What products do you use?
I follow the cg-method ( but shampoo my hair every second week) and cowash with aubrey organics honeysuckle rose conditioner and also use it as a leave in. A apply leave in and a little bit oil (argan, olive or coconut) and always fingercome my hair. I never use a comb. Then i apply a little bit unrefined shea butter on the edges and ends and let the hair airdry.
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Curly Sara View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by mom2girlsnboy View Post
Quote:
Originally Posted by Curly Sara View Post
I have been cg for 1 1/2 year now and i have never loved my naturally curls as i do now. I finally know how to hsndle my curly hair and dont end up flatstraighting it.

I have no "before" pictures really because before going cg i slways straightened my 3c hair...
But here are acouple of "after cg" pictures. What do you think?

Attachment 35195
Attachment 35196
Attachment 35197
What products do you use?
I follow the cg-method ( but shampoo my hair every second week) and cowash with aubrey organics honeysuckle rose conditioner and also use it as a leave in. A apply leave in and a little bit oil (argan, olive or coconut) and always fingercome my hair. I never use a comb. Then i apply a little bit unrefined shea butter on the edges and ends and let the hair airdry.
I forgot to mention that a also use a homemade deep treatment once a week and henna my hair once a month (works like a long lasting deep treatment on my hair). I am actually hennaing my hair today :-)
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
So after about 4 or 5 years of straightening my hair everyday (absolutely horrible, i know ) I decided to try the Curly Girl Method and my hair is LOVING IT! I'm barely 3 months in but I was so inspired by all the other pictures I wanted to show my progress for those still on the fence.
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3A/3B Modified Curly Girl Method since 4.8.13

Co-wash: Suave Coconut Conditioner
RO: Shea Moisture Restorative Conditioner
LI: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie, Shea Moisture Thickening Growth Milk
Style: JessiCurl Rockin' Ringlets & Confident Coils
*Almond oil as a sealant
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kath_Michelle View Post
So after about 4 or 5 years of straightening my hair everyday (absolutely horrible, i know ) I decided to try the Curly Girl Method and my hair is LOVING IT! I'm barely 3 months in but I was so inspired by all the other pictures I wanted to show my progress for those still on the fence.
Wooooooow. Just gorgeous!!

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