Arrrgh! The back of my head!

Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1,718
Why is the back of my head always stringy, flat and just crappy?
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3B w/3A underneath

Medium texture
Average porosity

Crazy-picky hair; likes some oils and proteins, but not others, can tolerate some glycerin.

Current products-
Co-wash: Suave/Vo5/TJ Refresh
Rinse out & Leave in: Suave Tropical Coconut/Garnier Triple Nutrition
Gel: Herbal Essences Set Me Up/Aussie Tizz No Frizz
maybe it just needs more moisture than the rest. I have a patch at the very top/back area, like the end of my part, that I just have to give extra leave-in conditioner.
CG since Jan 2009. Hair: 3b, fine
LeaveIn/ Conditioners: Alaffia, AOHR
Gel - KCCC, FSG, LA Looks, HETT
Protein: IAGirl's Recipe and AOGPB. DT: Honey+Coconut Oil Aloe Vera Gel/ Mineral Oil/ Alcohols: Don't work well.
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1,718
I'll have to try that. Thanks.
http://public.fotki.com/TLGuerrero/

password: curly

3B w/3A underneath

Medium texture
Average porosity

Crazy-picky hair; likes some oils and proteins, but not others, can tolerate some glycerin.

Current products-
Co-wash: Suave/Vo5/TJ Refresh
Rinse out & Leave in: Suave Tropical Coconut/Garnier Triple Nutrition
Gel: Herbal Essences Set Me Up/Aussie Tizz No Frizz
The back of my head has the same problem! I think it is mostly because I just don't get product evenly distributed back there and don't scrunch enough or something.
Somewhere between a 2b/c and a 3a

Current product favorites
Cleansers: Giovanni TTTT shampoo, Deva No-Poo, Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing Conditioner
Conditioners: Tigi Moisture Maniac, Yes to Cucumbers, GVP Conditioning Balm, AOHR
Stylers/Gels: KCCC, SS CEJ and FHG, AOMM, BRHG, LA Looks Sport Gel, Lustrasilk (winter), Pink Boots (winter)
Henna glosses!
I read somewhere that the back of our hair doesn't always curl the same because it's exposed to the most pollution, gets more abuse than the rest of our hair.
Don't know how to fix it but that's possibly an answer.
I'm pretty sure it's just a genetic thing. Like how your skin is thicker in some areas than other, the hair on the back of my head is curlier and drier than the rest. I know a lot of people have one solid curl pattern all over their head, but my hair is hardly wavey in the bottom layer, decently curly in the middle, and then the top back is wicked curly (sorry, from Massachusetts and had to say wicked).
CG since Jan 2009. Hair: 3b, fine
LeaveIn/ Conditioners: Alaffia, AOHR
Gel - KCCC, FSG, LA Looks, HETT
Protein: IAGirl's Recipe and AOGPB. DT: Honey+Coconut Oil Aloe Vera Gel/ Mineral Oil/ Alcohols: Don't work well.

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