Crisis averted!

This morning I ran out of gel.

I RAN OUT OF GEL.

I hadn't realized this until I got out of the shower. My hair felt nice and moisturized already, but I ended up cowashing and conditioning anyway. I tried to rinse it all out but it still gave me that feeling of having some in; I think my hair was just really moisturized.

I got out of the shower and put my hair in a psuedo-plop- really just drying it with a t-shirt- before realizing I hadn't put in gel. So I grab the gel, and a pea-sized amount squirts out while I stand there in horror.

I scrunch in whatever I can to the front part of my hair, then decide to scrunch the rest of my hair. I dry as normal (more psuedo-plopping and air drying.)

Result?

I actually had one of the best hair days I've had in a while. My curls weren't as curly as I was used to and the back had no definition whatsoever, but my hair was very shiny and soft and I had a lot less frizz than I've been having lately.

My hair surprises me sometimes.
Mod CG as of 10/18/08
Using: Suave Naturals, L'oreal Vive Pro Nutri Gloss, LA Looks Sports Gel.
"We’ll not live like this. They will try to bury us with false manifestos, inscribe us in wars against false enemies but we’ll sing songs about dying from loving the wrong cowboy and gospel; our bodies will burn in effigies of promise. I swear."

-Ibi Kaslik
Emergency hair situations so often end with good results. There must be a name for that phenomenon but I don't know what it is.

But guaranteed: you will never be able to repeat those good results. (I hope you do, but if history is any gauge, it's unlikely.)

You could always pretend to be out of gel and see if you can fool your hair into behaving as it did today....
3a and strictly CG since August 2007. Porous and on the fine side. No to magnesium sulfate and glycerin. Yes to protein! Favorites:
CO-WASHES: Suave Coconut
CONDITIONERS and LEAVE-INS: Mop Top Daily Conditioner, KBB Nectar, Aubrey GPB or Island Naturals, Robert Craig, Any Jessicurl
CURL ENHANCERS/CREMES/MOUSSES: KCCC, JoiWhip
GELS: Fuzzy Duck, B5 Design, MGA Scultping, BRHG


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YOU RAN OUT OF GEL that could never happen to this PJ.

You're right though totally unpredictable our hair is, sometimes the days I put LESS effort into it seem to be the best ones...
Discovered CG 2007

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

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

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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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