OH DENMAN, I think I LOVE to Brush!!

Like Tree1Likes

psh...

Del, my PJ's uncontrollable. I know good and well I'll probably end up with one of these, just to see how it works :P

Though I DO think I'll be a good girl and wait as long as humanly possible before journeying to Sally's to find one. Everytime I go into Sally's i come out with 3 extra things >.<
CG/Mod CG (soap bars) since 8/12/08
CO wash/Cond: Kathymack & Flowermoon Castille soap bars, V05 Chamomile Tea, Suave Ocean Breeze, Biolage Conditioning Balm
Styling loves: DIFFUSING! CK, KCNT, KCCC, FOTE (on dry hair only), Re:coil, Proclaim gel
Not sure about: Boots, Tweek, KBB Milk, DMHJ
HATE: plopping, FOTE on wet hair, BRHG
craaaaaaaaaap you guys... am I going to have to go buy one of these? Everyone's raving about them... I don't think I'm going to be able to help myself!

Anyone want to run me through how they use it?
Originally Posted by MimsTX
DO IT, DO IT, DO IT,



Ok, seriously MimsTX your hair is beautiful so if you can curb the PJ in you and the suspense then I applaud you for not jumping on the bandwagon. I honestly thought there was NO WAY a stupid brush could make a difference but it sure did for me!!! If we didn't have this drastic change in weather out here I wouldn't have given this a shot but my hair was really getting "Sybil" on me!!!

Soooooooooo it's up to you Mims

I forgot: instead of raking in my products I used the brush to distribute the stuff. Upside down, then sideways brushing away from the scalp not straight down as rudee suggested. After all product application I scrunched like Mad and Plopped.
Originally Posted by DEL2C
I do pretty much the same-brush to distribute everything upside down...then i just scrunch (not "like Mad", though ) and plop in my curlease 'til I'm ready to diffuse...it's a cheap investment, when you think about it, and if you don't like it (blasphemy!), you probably know a straighty brush user that will...
K, seriously, Del? You need to be stopped!!! You're out of control!

Every new pic in fotki your hair looks that much more amazing!!!

And CGFla - Broomhilda??? - ROFLMAO. Not even on your worst day.

So all you "users" - does it promote clumping? The last thing I need is more clumping. I tried the combing that zigazaga did but ended up with 4 curls.
Current Products: CJ Products: CF, DF, CT, SG, AFG, CIAB AND CK is back!
Current Experiment: S&C by D

Curl Fix and Daily Fix are my HGs


Sulphate and cone free since July 2007

wavy/curly fine texture/medium porosity/medium-low density

http://public.fotki.com/whatsercurl/

PW: wavycurly

Seek not to change the world. Rather seek to change your mind about the world.
yeah, that's the only thing that's holding me back... I definitely don't need more clumping than I already have.
CG/Mod CG (soap bars) since 8/12/08
CO wash/Cond: Kathymack & Flowermoon Castille soap bars, V05 Chamomile Tea, Suave Ocean Breeze, Biolage Conditioning Balm
Styling loves: DIFFUSING! CK, KCNT, KCCC, FOTE (on dry hair only), Re:coil, Proclaim gel
Not sure about: Boots, Tweek, KBB Milk, DMHJ
HATE: plopping, FOTE on wet hair, BRHG
for me its more about the product distribution!
i get better coverage and use LESS product because it is all spead evenly! (less product=less $ ! more coverage=less wonky spots!)

i do also get better root curl as well.
HENNA HEAD
3B just past BSL in back (when curly)
CG since 3/08
HG's:biolage condtioning balm and kpak (both the generic value versions)
overnight plop with a flour sack the strutt way
honey after leave-in
satin sleep cap & shea butter for day 2 hair
USING:KCKT&KCCC(its my HG )
ALSO LOVE:jessicurl aloeba leave-in, rr, ccss

http://public.fotki.com/misfitcurls/
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OK, u guys are SOOOOO bad for my husband's paycheck.... DENMAN, I'm coming to get ya!
CG as of 9/19/08
Currently using: Suave Naturals for Co-washing, Giovanni DLI, RE:Coil, BRHG, JCN&S. Microfiber towel to blot dry and Curl Ease to plop. Pixiecurl diffusing.
K, seriously, Del? You need to be stopped!!! You're out of control!

Every new pic in fotki your hair looks that much more amazing!!!

And CGFla - Broomhilda??? - ROFLMAO. Not even on your worst day.

So all you "users" - does it promote clumping? The last thing I need is more clumping. I tried the combing that zigazaga did but ended up with 4 curls.
Originally Posted by whatsercurl
It does promote clumping... But i find if I over srunch they fall out... Maybe you could Brush, then rake to break up the hair, then scrunch...?
Curls,Coils,Waves & WhatKnot
3miii/My HGs tame bulk&frizz/Give definition w/o crunch
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crap.

Maybe I'll stick to my fine toothed comb/wide toothed comb combo...

If my curls START to form where they're clumped together, there's no separating them. lol, it's like they're physically bonded. Sucks.
CG/Mod CG (soap bars) since 8/12/08
CO wash/Cond: Kathymack & Flowermoon Castille soap bars, V05 Chamomile Tea, Suave Ocean Breeze, Biolage Conditioning Balm
Styling loves: DIFFUSING! CK, KCNT, KCCC, FOTE (on dry hair only), Re:coil, Proclaim gel
Not sure about: Boots, Tweek, KBB Milk, DMHJ
HATE: plopping, FOTE on wet hair, BRHG
So does it have to be a Denman? I'd hate to throw down that much money then have it collect dust in the drawer. I'm very interested in the root curl you speak of misfitcurls.

When I bought a fine toothed comb, it cost me $1 for 2 as I recall so it was a "who cares" purchase.
Current Products: CJ Products: CF, DF, CT, SG, AFG, CIAB AND CK is back!
Current Experiment: S&C by D

Curl Fix and Daily Fix are my HGs


Sulphate and cone free since July 2007

wavy/curly fine texture/medium porosity/medium-low density

http://public.fotki.com/whatsercurl/

PW: wavycurly

Seek not to change the world. Rather seek to change your mind about the world.
I get more clumping with the Denman, too, but I think that's because of the great product distribution. Whatsercurl, the great thing about the Denman is that it has seamless, wide-spread, gentle plastic bristles- I'm sure if you could find another brush similar in design it would work. I also use/love the Denman scalp/shampoo brush-I forget what they call it-but I use them interchangeably...same results, but the 'poo brush covers more scalp at once (and you can get a similar one to that in any drugstore, probably...)
Anyone know anywhere besides Sally's that has them? I checked 2 Sally's yesterday and they didn't . . . .

25-30 years ago I used a Goody's brush that was just like this - came apart for cleaning, etc. But I was using it on dry hair back in the days when I straightened it with lye relaxer and then rolled on electric curlers to put controlled curl back in - yikes! - long before I ever let it curl naturally, and especially long before CG was ever heard of.
2C/3A/3B - modified CG - fairly fine now, normal/low porosity/normal elasticity

Current Main Rotation: MG217 medicated or Aim2Health 'poos for scalp, Elucence cond., Spiral Solutions Protein & Deeply Decadent Cond., CJCCCC reg or lite,CJ Pattern Pusha,, Giovanni LA Hold Hair Spritz + lots more, sporadically

HG Method: Super Soaker + Smasters-ing, brief upside down diffusing w/360o diffuser then clips/clamps & air dry. Newly gray - stopped my henna glosses!

www.fotki.com/auntnett
for me its more about the product distribution!
i get better coverage and use LESS product because it is all spead evenly! (less product=less $ ! more coverage=less wonky spots!)

i do also get better root curl as well.
Originally Posted by misfitcurls
Yep-I could have written this. I have started using 1/2 of the KCCC I was using with better results.

Question though-are you all rinsing off your brush to keep it from getting gunked up?
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You had me at 1/2 the drying time.

I am so WEAK, I had to stop at Sally's after work to pick up a brush. Potential buyers be aware that this brush is on SALE for $6.99, reg $8.99. This is even cheaper than the discount you get with your Sally card.

Now I am SO excited to take a shower and try it! I am such a loser, I could only make this kind of statement here and get away with it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
for me its more about the product distribution!
i get better coverage and use LESS product because it is all spead evenly! (less product=less $ ! more coverage=less wonky spots!)

i do also get better root curl as well.
Originally Posted by misfitcurls
Yep-I could have written this. I have started using 1/2 of the KCCC I was using with better results.

Question though-are you all rinsing off your brush to keep it from getting gunked up?
Originally Posted by xcptnl
I clean my brush after each use...
Question though-are you all rinsing off your brush to keep it from getting gunked up?
Yeah, ya gotta rinse it. And I wash it with shampoo every week or so. Believe it or not, it makes a difference.
Curls,Coils,Waves & WhatKnot
3miii/My HGs tame bulk&frizz/Give definition w/o crunch
My Photobucket Album
Which Denman brush is everyone using? Is there a product #/style#?
cjc
3B very thick, curly hair and on the longer side
Palm Beach County, Fl
Which Denman brush is everyone using? Is there a product #/style#?
Originally Posted by cjc
Theres one with 7 rows of bristles and one with 9. I have the 7 and it works great, but I bet 9 is even better (more distribution, closer teeth).
Curls,Coils,Waves & WhatKnot
3miii/My HGs tame bulk&frizz/Give definition w/o crunch
My Photobucket Album
OMG I can not stop Laughing my BUTT OFF!!!!!! I want to reply to each and every one of you you're killing me!!!!! Let me catch my breath you guys are soo funny!!!! What can I say? I AM out of control but it's all RUDEE and CurlyGirl FL's fault!!!
Discovered CG 2007

2C Fia BSL/Thick/Med-Coarse/Low(crown)-Normal Porosity Protein and Oil Sensitive

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

I'm aCurlJunkieJunky

My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


CJRehab or H&B Fix, Deva NO POO, EO Rose & Cham POO & Condish, CJ CurlFix, CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB, SS FHG, KCCC, BRHG, AG Mousse Gel, ACV Rinses,Shikakai Conditioning Hair Rinse.
You had me at 1/2 the drying time.

I am so WEAK, I had to stop at Sally's after work to pick up a brush. Potential buyers be aware that this brush is on SALE for $6.99, reg $8.99. This is even cheaper than the discount you get with your Sally card.

Now I am SO excited to take a shower and try it! I am such a loser, I could only make this kind of statement here and get away with it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by jlpmom23
You're so right and I'm right with you!!Do keep us posted on your results!

I had to re-do my hair today but from what I see so far it's even curlier than yesterday. I tweaked things a little and I think I'm liking today's results better but I won't know for sure until it's all dry!
Discovered CG 2007

2C Fia BSL/Thick/Med-Coarse/Low(crown)-Normal Porosity Protein and Oil Sensitive

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

I'm aCurlJunkieJunky

My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


CJRehab or H&B Fix, Deva NO POO, EO Rose & Cham POO & Condish, CJ CurlFix, CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB, SS FHG, KCCC, BRHG, AG Mousse Gel, ACV Rinses,Shikakai Conditioning Hair Rinse.
K, seriously, Del? You need to be stopped!!! You're out of control!

Every new pic in fotki your hair looks that much more amazing!!!

And CGFla - Broomhilda??? - ROFLMAO. Not even on your worst day.

So all you "users" - does it promote clumping? The last thing I need is more clumping. I tried the combing that zigazaga did but ended up with 4 curls.
Originally Posted by whatsercurl
out of control? lil 'ol me???? Thank you whatsercurl I'll take your complement and file it away when I'm ticked off at my hair!!

I'm not sure about the clumping yet for me, but I think it made me wavier???? It has to be the product distribution?? Even the BRHG doesn't seem to be like GLUE which is what I used today after skipping curl creme. I'm not sure I'm liking curl creme yet on my 2nd day......or maybe I just don't have the best curl creme money can buy!!!!
Discovered CG 2007

2C Fia BSL/Thick/Med-Coarse/Low(crown)-Normal Porosity Protein and Oil Sensitive

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

I'm aCurlJunkieJunky

My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


CJRehab or H&B Fix, Deva NO POO, EO Rose & Cham POO & Condish, CJ CurlFix, CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB, SS FHG, KCCC, BRHG, AG Mousse Gel, ACV Rinses,Shikakai Conditioning Hair Rinse.

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