Do you wring out before conditioning/styling?

I never have, I thought it was better to apply product to soaking wet hair. I read in a magazine that hair can get too full, so you should wring out before doing so. I tried it for the past few days, and my hair is behaving so much better! It is more defined & even all around. If you don't already do this, I suggest you try it. =]
3b-3c CG
or perhaps squeeze is a better word lol
3b-3c CG
I always gently squeeze out excess water with a towel. It's very true that your hair can get too full of liquid and if it's already saturated, it won't take product as well as it would if you got some of the water out.
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I always squeeze out excess water, before conditioning and using products Otherwise the conditioner would just glide off my hair and onto the shower floor, and the products (gel) wouldn't have much holding power.
Wavy, dry, protein sensitive, coarse, highly overly porus, very low elasticity, medium-thick density, very prone to split ends
Avoids: Sulphates, Silicones, Protein, Mineral oil, Petroleum, Polyquaternium, Sodium/Magnesium, Heat
Mod-CG since June 2007
I always squeeze out excess water, before conditioning and using products Otherwise the conditioner would just glide off my hair and onto the shower floor, and the products (gel) wouldn't have much holding power.
Originally Posted by aaa00a
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3b | low-normal porosity (still confused, definitely not high porosity) | med to coarse texture

Co-Wash: most any silicone free V05 or Suave | RO: GVP Cond. Balm, GVP Joico K Pak, Tresemme Naturals Moisutrizing Cond., SheaMoisture Shea Butter Restorative Cond. | LI: one of my rinse outs | DT: one of my rinse outs with oil | Stylers: BRHG
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I squeeze out extra water so it's not dripping down my neck and back but other than that - I do get better results when adding product to very wet hair.
Apply product to anything other than dripping-wet hair causes my weak curl pattern to break up. If you have a decent amount of curl you may have more luck with squeezed hair.
2B low porosity low elasticity fine texture
I'm not CG - tried it and failed for two years. My scalp hates it.
I find that putting my products in when my hair is dripping wet isn't very effective, but I'm probably letting it dry too long before applying mousse and gel - maybe 5 minutes. I've vowed to find a happy medium - it's just that it's so tempting to scrunch when it's wet, feels like seaweed.
Thick, mostly 2c with some 3a; fine texture, medium/high porosity, and a very strange curl & wave pattern.

Started CG (properly) as of 6/31/2009.

Cowash | Suave Naturals Ocean Breeze or Juicy Green Apple
Rinse-out | Burt's Bees Super Shiny
Leave-in | Live Clean Intense Moisturizing
Gel | HESMU

Right now: growing hair past shoulder-length, looking to take decent hair picture (my avatar is my first day of CG).
I scrunch my hair so that it's not dripping wet - then comb and apply products. Then after that's all done, I scrunch out excess water with a t-shirt then diffuse.
Wringing can sometimes make you lose curl formation and cause breakage if you do it to harshly.
3b-med texture-med porosity
CG from 21-05-09 2nd try!
Conditioners: Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose, Aubrey Organics GPB Protein
Stylers: CJ CCCC, CJ AFG, KCCC
Gel: Lavera Organic

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