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Old 09-02-2009, 03:10 PM   #1
 
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How do you apply your products? Is there any "right" way?

I'm going to start using 2 products every day (Curl Keeper with Re:coil), and I'm unsure on how to apply them both. Which one first? How to apply each one?

I've heard of some people raking them through. Doesn't that split up curl clumps?

I'm just really confused right now. Please help Thanks!
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Old 09-02-2009, 03:13 PM   #2
 
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For my after shower products i flip my head over with the water still running, comb through my hair, turn shower off, then apply my products soaking wet combing them through with my fingers, then i proceed to scrunch some then plop.

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Old 09-02-2009, 03:21 PM   #3
 
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I know it seems counterintuitive to rake or brush through, but it actually helps my fair clump more! If I'm using more than one product (like CK and a creme), then I put the lightest product on first and comb it in, then the heavier product. There really is no right or wrong - try it both ways and see what your hair responds to better.

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Old 09-02-2009, 04:42 PM   #4
 
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I know it seems counterintuitive to rake or brush through, but it actually helps my fair clump more!
Same for me. I don't get good clumps unless the product(s) are somewhat evenly distributed in my hair. Combing with a wide-tooth comb after I apply to my hair works well for me.
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Old 09-03-2009, 03:56 AM   #5
 
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I don't think there's a right way to be honest. I've tried all the ways on here that seem to work brilliantly for so many people but have just come back to doing it my way.

My conditioner gets raked through with my Denman and my gel gets scrunched in upside down to partially wet hair. Not amazing clumps but pretty waves and fuss free.

When it's dry I then SOTC by scrunching in a little hair butter.
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Old 09-03-2009, 12:31 PM   #6
 
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I rake or comb, then scrunch. I definitely get better distribution by raking/combing; then the final scrunch takes care of the clumping.
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Old 09-03-2009, 09:41 PM   #7
 
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Today I brushed my co-wash through with my Denman after scrubbing, rinsed out upside down, then rinsed my rinse-out upside down as well.
Rather than scrunching in my KCCC today, I raked it, then used a wide tooth comb to distribute, found my part, then scrunched in gel.
It worked very well, my hair was a bit clumpier after I SOTC, which was a nice change :-)
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