Consistently awesome hair technique...

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Hey Wavy! Thank you so much for the compliments! You can follow your routine, and then scrunch it in again. I don't think it would have any effect on thr final result to use it twice. I double dip with my gel sometimes, using it first and with the 2nd application. BTW, you and your hair are gorgeous!
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3a-b, fine & medium texture, medium-high porosity from years of damaging. I'm addicted to changing my hair color.
Cleansing: No-Poo, Elucence MBS, YTC Poo,
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Styling: KCCC, LALPS, BRHG, Biotera Gel
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I do this sometimes if I see a frizz patch forming or an area with less shrinkage or sometimes all over and it does work! I should do this more often! I have been using my Komaza coconut pudding for this since it is not sticky and gets everything to clump and shrink nicely.
Type: 3a, fine, thin, low porosity Water/Climate: soft/ marine Washes: water w/washcloth, shikakai, clay Condition: Style:Seamollient, CurlsPFCCP, Miracurl, Gel-les'c, CK; rudeechick's super soaker method; blot, air dry 30 min; diffuse Also: coconut oil

I do this sometimes if I see a frizz patch forming or an area with less shrinkage or sometimes all over and it does work! I should do this more often! I have been using my Komaza coconut pudding for this since it is not sticky and gets everything to clump and shrink nicely.
Originally Posted by Heather0kay
Ooh, I'll have to try this! It hadn't occurred to me to use the Komaza pudding...
http://public.fotki.com/opera-curls/ (I cut my own hair)
Pacific Northwest girl, color-treated fine 3B, med-low porosity

Products: Suave Coconut condish, Giovanni Direct Leave-In, FSG or KCCC, AfroVeda Shea-Amla Cream
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I wanted to thank you smasters I've been looking for this thread to say so! While I don't use KCCC when my hair is 50% dry I do use Gel. I wouldn't have thought to ever do this, I figured putting gel in your hair when it was almost dry was an invitation for frizz This has worked very well for me & I've done it about 4 different times now! Thanks so much & your hair is fabulous!
Originally Posted by DEL2C
Really, no frizz? So DEL when you do it do you apply gel to sopping wet hair and then again as others are saying?

I tend to stay away from application unless my hair is soaking wet in fear of frizz as well. Going to have to try this tomorrow, methinks.

Also smasters - I agree - gorgeous eyes!
Sulfate & Silcone Free since July 2009
2C-3A normal to high (ends) porosity, medium texture, lower end of med density
Currently experimenting with Water Only Washing and dropping stylers

Negative on: AOHR, mineral oil
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Also, how much gel are you longer haired gals scrunching in at the 50% dry point?
Sulfate & Silcone Free since July 2009
2C-3A normal to high (ends) porosity, medium texture, lower end of med density
Currently experimenting with Water Only Washing and dropping stylers

Negative on: AOHR, mineral oil
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I wanted to thank you smasters I've been looking for this thread to say so! While I don't use KCCC when my hair is 50% dry I do use Gel. I wouldn't have thought to ever do this, I figured putting gel in your hair when it was almost dry was an invitation for frizz This has worked very well for me & I've done it about 4 different times now! Thanks so much & your hair is fabulous!
Originally Posted by DEL2C
Really, no frizz? So DEL when you do it do you apply gel to sopping wet hair and then again as others are saying?

I tend to stay away from application unless my hair is soaking wet in fear of frizz as well. Going to have to try this tomorrow, methinks.

Also smasters - I agree - gorgeous eyes!
Originally Posted by CurlyQMom
I usually dry to about 75% also so when I add gel at the 1/2 way point I'm diffusing 5mins or so.

Depending on what products I'm using will dictate whether they go on sopping wet hair. Because of Opera's thread (another thread I meant to post on sorry Opera) FSG has finally worked for me this Winter because I don't apply it sopping wet.

KCCC, DMMG, DEVA, CIAB works best for me on very wet hair. Most of the creams I use will go on lightly blotted hair. I've been meaning to try CIAB on blotted hair because that's how WHC uses it and I'm curious how this will work for me...

I use some FOTE or Deva Angel about a qtr. size scrunched in or I'll mix BRHG with FOTE if I'm needing extra hold. Straight BRHG was too thick & didn't work as well.
Discovered CG 2007

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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.

Last edited by DEL2C; 01-24-2010 at 12:45 PM.
I tried this today and love that I have no frizz, but hair feels a little producty. I did an Amla and coconut milk treatment, cowashed with Tigi MM (for the slip to remove amla), used Biolage CB as rinse out and a dab for leave in, then FSG. At about 50% diffused, I scrunched in a nickle size dab of KCCC. Holy moley...curly!!! I think the combo of the many rich products today caused the "producty" issue. I'm anxious to try this with other products, especially Komaza CP.
smasters, you have lovely hair and ITA, beautiful eyes...you look awesome!
3B, fine, low/normal porosity
CG - July 2009
CO/RO/Trt.-Suave, BCB, Tigi OH & MM, EO, CJRehab, SG, DF & CF, Jasmine's, Bellacurl, SS, Darcy's, K-Pak, Shescentit, DE Coconut, MD, Oyin, JCWDT, CurlQ
LI-GDLI, Abba PGC, CJRehab, CF,SG & BCLI, Jasmine's, Bellacurl, SS, Shescentit, DE Coconut, MD, Oyin
Styler-FSG, Re:coil, CJCCCC lite & CIAB, Komaza CCP & CS, DB, BRHG, Joiwhip/gel, Ecostyler, Boots, SS, Gel-les'c, DMMCG, KCSS
Too many others to list!

Last edited by angel29ish; 01-24-2010 at 01:41 PM.
What a good idea! I'll definitely be trying this later!
CG since 6/15/08!
Medium-Fine/Normal Porosity

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I did this yesterday and today with excellent results both days.

Used VO5 as a leave-in and then raked-in Biotera gel. Dried hair (without diffuser) to about 50% dry and then scrunched-in Eco-Styler Krystal and let it air dry the rest of the way. I have soft, bouncy curls with virtually no frizz.
3b. Normal porosity. Medium texture. Low elasticity.

CONDITIONERS: GVP The Detangler, Tresemme Naturals Nourishing, CJ Curl Rehab, CJ Hibiscus & Banana Honey Butta, Suave Pomegranate Splash, KC Knot Today

LEAVE-IN: Shea Moisture Shea Butter (LOVE!)

STYLERS: CJ Curl Queen (LOVE!), Biotera Gel, LA Looks Sports Gel, AOMM
Thanks Del2C for linking this thread. I hadn't read it before.

I've been doing this as well. In particular with Spiral Solutions. I do everything normal and then I diffuse about 5 mintes..it's enough to get most of the squish out but not so as it's crunchy at all yet and I scrunch in another bit of her Firm Hold Gel. Since the FHG isn't producty at all and not sticky this works really well and "sets" the hair so nicely. LOVE this technique!!!

I tried it once a long time ago with BRHG but didn't work..too sticky and made my hair producty and gross. I think because the FHG is so no producty this works great for me!
FIA 2c/3aFi

Done experimenting! Loving Spiral Solutions products!

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Smasters, LOVE your curls and eyes, too!!!!!

I can't wait to try this. I'm going to try it tomorrow evening. Will post results Wed. morning...
fine hair, not sure of porosity.
Deva Care Lo-Poo
Rinse-outs: AO GPB, JC
Leave-in: CJ Curl Assurance (a dime's worth)
Style cream: KCCC, CJ CCCC-lite, & BRHG
Protein Treatment: SS Repairing Protein Treatment
DT: SS Deeply Decadent Moisturizing Treatment, CJ Hibiscus & Banana Deep Fix



Holy Grails: AO GPB, SS Repairing Protein Treatment, KCCC, & BRHG
Aw, thanxxxx!!!!
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Cleansing: No-Poo, Elucence MBS, YTC Poo,
Conditioner: One Condition, JC Too Shea!, YTC Condish, Elucence MBC, Joico Daily, KCKT
Styling: KCCC, LALPS, BRHG, Biotera Gel
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Wow, a real live doll! Your hair is gorgeous too.
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My head is going to explode with all these compliments ladies. I really do appreciate them
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3a-b, fine & medium texture, medium-high porosity from years of damaging. I'm addicted to changing my hair color.
Cleansing: No-Poo, Elucence MBS, YTC Poo,
Conditioner: One Condition, JC Too Shea!, YTC Condish, Elucence MBC, Joico Daily, KCKT
Styling: KCCC, LALPS, BRHG, Biotera Gel
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I did this yesterday and today with excellent results both days.

Used VO5 as a leave-in and then raked-in Biotera gel. Dried hair (without diffuser) to about 50% dry and then scrunched-in Eco-Styler Krystal and let it air dry the rest of the way. I have soft, bouncy curls with virtually no frizz.
Originally Posted by *Angela*
I'm glad someone tried this on air dried hair. I never diffuse...

I'm going to try this tomorrow since it will probably be a snow day and if it doesn't work, oh well .
FIA: 2b/cFii
normal porosity
I tried it this evening. I think I dried it too much in back before adding the KCCC. It worked GREAT on the sides and in front, though. Next time, I won't wait so long...
fine hair, not sure of porosity.
Deva Care Lo-Poo
Rinse-outs: AO GPB, JC
Leave-in: CJ Curl Assurance (a dime's worth)
Style cream: KCCC, CJ CCCC-lite, & BRHG
Protein Treatment: SS Repairing Protein Treatment
DT: SS Deeply Decadent Moisturizing Treatment, CJ Hibiscus & Banana Deep Fix



Holy Grails: AO GPB, SS Repairing Protein Treatment, KCCC, & BRHG
My head is going to explode with all these compliments ladies. I really do appreciate them
Originally Posted by smasters467
Well don't let it explode just yet ...I just came in to say you and your hair are gawjus, just gawjus! If I had your lashes, I wouldn't have to pay for mine

Idk if this would work on my hair or not...I did try this for a while in December...in the beginning it worked really well...then it seemed like it stopped working. Idk if *I'm* slow or my hair is, but this tends to happen a lot
I did this last night with Mop Top gel and it worked a treat!
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fine to medium strands, porous, medium density
CG May 2009 - low poo occasionally
Co-wash: Tresemme Naturals
Styling -Naked Curl Defining Cream, BRHG, Mop Top, FSG
Product for a good hair day: FSG or Mop Top
Hair loves protein!
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I'm glad someone tried this on air dried hair. I never diffuse...

I'm going to try this tomorrow since it will probably be a snow day and if it doesn't work, oh well .
Originally Posted by dark_waves
Did it work for you? I'm intrigued by the process. I don't diffuse either, but I'm thinking I need to replace my lost diffuser soon. My hair is on a unhappy kick. I need something to help it be happy. The frizz is starting to get to me.
Mostly sure I'm a 2b/Mii
Just starting out (and brining the entire family along for the ride):
CO-wash...V05 Moisture Milks Passion Fruit Smoothie
Rinse-out Conditioner...Garnier Fructis Fortifying Cream Conditioner Moisture Works for Dry or Damaged Hair
Leave-in Conditioner...Garnier Fructis Leave-In Conditioning Cream Sleek and Shine
Gel...Herbal Essences Totally Twisted Curl Scrunching Gel
Wish me luck!
Beautiful hair! I am gonna try this with FSG.
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