Super-Soaker Method for Promoting Clumps -UPDATED/Video Link

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2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Experimenting with cones & sulfates while the dews are high.
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
I am so excited for the video I feel like we need a trailer for it

I am a visual learner so hopefully the video will help me understand how to do this properly. When I tried just from reading the instructions I ended up with water up my nose and not so great hair.
2B-Cish: Fine, thick, porous
PJ-In-Training
Likes so far: Deva No Poo, GVP, AOHR (for DT), KCCC, BHRG, Curl Keeper, AG:Recoil, plopping and diffusing
Dislikes: LVPNG, ACV rinse, KY Jelly, Deva Set It Free, Deva B'Leavin

I am so excited for the video I feel like we need a trailer for it

I am a visual learner so hopefully the video will help me understand how to do this properly. When I tried just from reading the instructions I ended up with water up my nose and not so great hair.
Originally Posted by Aquagreenbean
Lol, lmao AND rofl!
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In a world where curlies are lost...

[insert curly with BIG frizzed out hair, brushing it]

one brave woman...

[rudee talking into the camera, camera pans over multitudes of products, appliances]

and her fabulous hair...

[slow-motion shot of rudee flipping her hair]

go there

[shot of Rudee carefully cupping water, closing her eyes, and bravely splashing it, while dramatic music plays]

this is Super Soaker, a tale of mystery and intruigue, starring Rudee, a sink, and some amazing clumps.

[insert customer testamonials]

coming to a thread near you.
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okay, sorry for once again not providing any actual imput, but I had to write a movie script once, and I made about fifteen trailers for it. I love trailers.
made up of 98.822% silliness!!

In a world where curlies are lost...

[insert curly with BIG frizzed out hair, brushing it]

one brave woman...

[rudee talking into the camera, camera pans over multitudes of products, appliances]

and her fabulous hair...

[slow-motion shot of rudee flipping her hair]

go there

[shot of Rudee carefully cupping water, closing her eyes, and bravely splashing it, while dramatic music plays]

this is Super Soaker, a tale of mystery and intruigue, starring Rudee, a sink, and some amazing clumps.

[insert customer testamonials]

coming to a thread near you.
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okay, sorry for once again not providing any actual imput, but I had to write a movie script once, and I made about fifteen trailers for it. I love trailers.
Originally Posted by CurlyEyes
LMAO

Classic! LOL
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Ugh, I always have problems with getting the "Flat-Top" after washing my hair. I've been trying to scrunch my hair upside down while in the shower (I think that's that one method that was posted a while ago? I forget what it's called) which helps give me root curl, and helps a little with the "Flat-Top". Usually to get rid of it I just pineapple, which helps a lot plus it gives me a ton of volume! But I should try your method sometime.

I don't have a problem with getting my hair to clump what so ever though! My hair seems to clump pretty easily.
2c/3a some 3b/Thick/Fine texture?/High Porosity
Currently trying out the CG method again as of 1/3/12!

Current Routine:
Co-wash/RO: Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle
Low poo: Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat (when needed)
Products: LA Looks Sports Gel and Curly Kinks Coil Jam



In a world where curlies are lost...

[insert curly with BIG frizzed out hair, brushing it]

one brave woman...

[rudee talking into the camera, camera pans over multitudes of products, appliances]

and her fabulous hair...

[slow-motion shot of rudee flipping her hair]

go there

[shot of Rudee carefully cupping water, closing her eyes, and bravely splashing it, while dramatic music plays]

this is Super Soaker, a tale of mystery and intruigue, starring Rudee, a sink, and some amazing clumps.

[insert customer testamonials]

coming to a thread near you.
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okay, sorry for once again not providing any actual imput, but I had to write a movie script once, and I made about fifteen trailers for it. I love trailers.
Originally Posted by CurlyEyes
That is pretty awesome.
Kiva! Microfinance works.

Med/Coarse, porous curly.
Wow, rudeechick, your hair looks awesome!!! The perfect dream hair I covet. It actually looks similar to calamity's curls if I remember right?

That being said, of course I had to try this method. Like you, I have thick long hair w/ bangs. My hair clumps easily on most of my head except for the nape of my neck (my longest layer). My hair there barely waves, and it looks so weird sticking out of all the other spirals and waves.

I have to say this worked really excellent for me, and gave me ringlets on my underneath layer! I adjusted your method slightly, so rather than than raking in leave in and curl cream I smoothed and scrunched in the leave in (CJ Hib. ban.) and curl cream (Jessicurl CC). Raking never has worked for me. Brushing seemed to actually break up some of my very large clumpy curls, which I liked as hair is in tighter spirals, but they are not skinny-they are just right!

One question-I was slightly confused about how to get the top layer to lay right. I like a lot of volume! When you say brush hair up and away from scalp, do you brush it straight up/vertically? Or do you just brush it back and away from your face. I would try it upside down, but my hair tangles very easily.

Thanks so much for the great ideas. Cannot wait to see the your "movie premiere"!hehe.
3a/2b

Winter Routine
Co-wash: Hair One Argan Oil or Burt's Bees GreenTea and Fennel
Low-Po: Devacurl LP or SheaMoisture Black Soap(1-2x/wk)
Condish: SheaMoisture Deep Repair Mask
Leave-in: Kinky Curly Knot Today AND
Styler: GF Curl Construct Mousse or Biotera gel
-Diffuser happy!
Treatments: Oils or butters,and trying out Aubrey Organics GPB for protein

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In a world where curlies are lost...

[insert curly with BIG frizzed out hair, brushing it]

one brave woman...

[rudee talking into the camera, camera pans over multitudes of products, appliances]

and her fabulous hair...

[slow-motion shot of rudee flipping her hair]

go there

[shot of Rudee carefully cupping water, closing her eyes, and bravely splashing it, while dramatic music plays]

this is Super Soaker, a tale of mystery and intruigue, starring Rudee, a sink, and some amazing clumps.

[insert customer testamonials]

coming to a thread near you.
----------
okay, sorry for once again not providing any actual imput, but I had to write a movie script once, and I made about fifteen trailers for it. I love trailers.
Originally Posted by CurlyEyes
That is pretty awesome.
Originally Posted by redcelticcurls
That 'trailer' was so awesome.

I could picture the whole sequence.

Rudee flipping her hair was very... Farrah fawcett in my version... Hehe.

Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

http://public.fotki.com/curlymix/
pw: curls

Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
Wow, rudeechick, your hair looks awesome!!! The perfect dream hair I covet. It actually looks similar to calamity's curls if I remember right?

That being said, of course I had to try this method. Like you, I have thick long hair w/ bangs. My hair clumps easily on most of my head except for the nape of my neck (my longest layer). My hair there barely waves, and it looks so weird sticking out of all the other spirals and waves.

I have to say this worked really excellent for me, and gave me ringlets on my underneath layer! I adjusted your method slightly, so rather than than raking in leave in and curl cream I smoothed and scrunched in the leave in (CJ Hib. ban.) and curl cream (Jessicurl CC). Raking never has worked for me. Brushing seemed to actually break up some of my very large clumpy curls, which I liked as hair is in tighter spirals, but they are not skinny-they are just right!

One question-I was slightly confused about how to get the top layer to lay right. I like a lot of volume! When you say brush hair up and away from scalp, do you brush it straight up/vertically? Or do you just brush it back and away from your face. I would try it upside down, but my hair tangles very easily.

Thanks so much for the great ideas. Cannot wait to see the your "movie premiere"!hehe.
Originally Posted by orangeserendipity32
Sorry, should have been clearer: I start at the scalp and brush horizontally - straight out to the side. That seems to do it for me.

Its funny that your nape wont clump on its own; thats my area that consistantly overclumps regardless of what I do.

Glad you had success with it.
In a world where curlies are lost...

[insert curly with BIG frizzed out hair, brushing it]

one brave woman...

[rudee talking into the camera, camera pans over multitudes of products, appliances]

and her fabulous hair...

[slow-motion shot of rudee flipping her hair]

go there

[shot of Rudee carefully cupping water, closing her eyes, and bravely splashing it, while dramatic music plays]

this is Super Soaker, a tale of mystery and intruigue, starring Rudee, a sink, and some amazing clumps.

[insert customer testamonials]

coming to a thread near you.
----------
okay, sorry for once again not providing any actual imput, but I had to write a movie script once, and I made about fifteen trailers for it. I love trailers.
Originally Posted by CurlyEyes
That is pretty awesome.
Originally Posted by redcelticcurls
That 'trailer' was so awesome.

I could picture the whole sequence.

Rudee flipping her hair was very... Farrah fawcett in my version... Hehe.
Originally Posted by Curlyminx
I will assume you mean Farrah Fawcett circa Charlies Angels
Curls,Coils,Waves & WhatKnot
3miii/My HGs tame bulk&frizz/Give definition w/o crunch
My Photobucket Album
In a world where curlies are lost...

[insert curly with BIG frizzed out hair, brushing it]

one brave woman...

[rudee talking into the camera, camera pans over multitudes of products, appliances]

and her fabulous hair...

[slow-motion shot of rudee flipping her hair]

go there

[shot of Rudee carefully cupping water, closing her eyes, and bravely splashing it, while dramatic music plays]

this is Super Soaker, a tale of mystery and intruigue, starring Rudee, a sink, and some amazing clumps.

[insert customer testamonials]

coming to a thread near you.
----------
okay, sorry for once again not providing any actual imput, but I had to write a movie script once, and I made about fifteen trailers for it. I love trailers.
Originally Posted by CurlyEyes
Brilliant!
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Last edited by msgiblet; 08-09-2009 at 06:56 AM.
do you comb or brush??? My hair cant take brushing- it breaks it and the curls go crazy!
In a world where curlies are lost...

[insert curly with BIG frizzed out hair, brushing it]

one brave woman...

[rudee talking into the camera, camera pans over multitudes of products, appliances]

and her fabulous hair...

[slow-motion shot of rudee flipping her hair]

go there

[shot of Rudee carefully cupping water, closing her eyes, and bravely splashing it, while dramatic music plays]

this is Super Soaker, a tale of mystery and intruigue, starring Rudee, a sink, and some amazing clumps.

[insert customer testamonials]

coming to a thread near you.
----------
okay, sorry for once again not providing any actual imput, but I had to write a movie script once, and I made about fifteen trailers for it. I love trailers.
Originally Posted by CurlyEyes
LOL!!!!!!!! Omg, I could see it ALL.

And rudee, I am in love with this method. Total love. I keep getting AMAZING hair and I've done it three times! I love consistency!!!

I'm still totally checking back on this thread for the video though... perhaps some bonus features will be involved, special rudee hair care tips LOL
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Condish: Deva One C, GiovanniTTTT, GVP Balm
Styler: Deva ArcANGELL, HESMU, AG Mousse Gel
Want to try: CJ Gellie, Hand Dry Hair Glove, BRHG
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Just made an attempt at shooting the video. Started out well, then we had technical difficulties (the camera got wet) lol.

Need to rethink the angles, and maybe do a dry run (no pun) before the next shoot.

Hang on peoples....
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My Photobucket Album
Can't wait for the video!! I've been working on a modified method of this that has been working pretty well for me giving me both clumps and volume, but I think seeing your video will really help a lot since I'm a visual person!
Originally Posted by msgiblet
+1 to all of this! I haven't been this exited for anything hair-related in a while!
CG since 6/15/08!
Medium-Fine/Normal Porosity

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Wow, rudeechick, your hair looks awesome!!! The perfect dream hair I covet. It actually looks similar to calamity's curls if I remember right?

That being said, of course I had to try this method. Like you, I have thick long hair w/ bangs. My hair clumps easily on most of my head except for the nape of my neck (my longest layer). My hair there barely waves, and it looks so weird sticking out of all the other spirals and waves.

I have to say this worked really excellent for me, and gave me ringlets on my underneath layer! I adjusted your method slightly, so rather than than raking in leave in and curl cream I smoothed and scrunched in the leave in (CJ Hib. ban.) and curl cream (Jessicurl CC). Raking never has worked for me. Brushing seemed to actually break up some of my very large clumpy curls, which I liked as hair is in tighter spirals, but they are not skinny-they are just right!

One question-I was slightly confused about how to get the top layer to lay right. I like a lot of volume! When you say brush hair up and away from scalp, do you brush it straight up/vertically? Or do you just brush it back and away from your face. I would try it upside down, but my hair tangles very easily.

Thanks so much for the great ideas. Cannot wait to see the your "movie premiere"!hehe.
Originally Posted by orangeserendipity32
Sorry, should have been clearer: I start at the scalp and brush horizontally - straight out to the side. That seems to do it for me.

Its funny that your nape wont clump on its own; thats my area that consistantly overclumps regardless of what I do.

Glad you had success with it.

That is pretty awesome.
Originally Posted by redcelticcurls
That 'trailer' was so awesome.

I could picture the whole sequence.

Rudee flipping her hair was very... Farrah fawcett in my version... Hehe.
Originally Posted by Curlyminx
I will assume you mean Farrah Fawcett circa Charlies Angels
Originally Posted by rudeechick
well of course! I imagined Farrah with her feathered hair, but you with your gorgeous curls!

Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

http://public.fotki.com/curlymix/
pw: curls

Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
Wow, rudeechick, your hair looks awesome!!! The perfect dream hair I covet. It actually looks similar to calamity's curls if I remember right?

That being said, of course I had to try this method. Like you, I have thick long hair w/ bangs. My hair clumps easily on most of my head except for the nape of my neck (my longest layer). My hair there barely waves, and it looks so weird sticking out of all the other spirals and waves.

I have to say this worked really excellent for me, and gave me ringlets on my underneath layer! I adjusted your method slightly, so rather than than raking in leave in and curl cream I smoothed and scrunched in the leave in (CJ Hib. ban.) and curl cream (Jessicurl CC). Raking never has worked for me. Brushing seemed to actually break up some of my very large clumpy curls, which I liked as hair is in tighter spirals, but they are not skinny-they are just right!

One question-I was slightly confused about how to get the top layer to lay right. I like a lot of volume! When you say brush hair up and away from scalp, do you brush it straight up/vertically? Or do you just brush it back and away from your face. I would try it upside down, but my hair tangles very easily.

Thanks so much for the great ideas. Cannot wait to see the your "movie premiere"!hehe.
Originally Posted by orangeserendipity32
Sorry, should have been clearer: I start at the scalp and brush horizontally - straight out to the side. That seems to do it for me.

Its funny that your nape wont clump on its own; thats my area that consistantly overclumps regardless of what I do.

Glad you had success with it.
That 'trailer' was so awesome.

I could picture the whole sequence.

Rudee flipping her hair was very... Farrah fawcett in my version... Hehe.
Originally Posted by Curlyminx
I will assume you mean Farrah Fawcett circa Charlies Angels
Originally Posted by rudeechick
well of course! I imagined Farrah with her feathered hair, but you with your gorgeous curls!
Originally Posted by Curlyminx
Just checking.... I mean, what with Farrahs state now, my she rest in peace
Curls,Coils,Waves & WhatKnot
3miii/My HGs tame bulk&frizz/Give definition w/o crunch
My Photobucket Album
OK, so as I posted a few posts back, we tried to video today and then I soaked the camera - can you say poor planning.

Anyway, my son has suggested a run thru before filming next time (duh). But next time wont be for a day or so. I love you all, but I cannot do my hair twice in one day!
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3miii/My HGs tame bulk&frizz/Give definition w/o crunch
My Photobucket Album
this worked great and my hair has never looked better...under the frizz. now i have like an inch of frizz sticking out from my head what do i do????
this worked great and my hair has never looked better...under the frizz. now i have like an inch of frizz sticking out from my head what do i do????
Originally Posted by crazycurlz427
Can you describe it and/or post a pic?
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