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I have received a lot oF compliments on my hair but one that stands out is a coworker said "I love your hair. It's so you. " Im often told my curly hair fits my personality. And strangers come up and tell me they wish their hair would curl like mine and if they could have any kind of hair it would be like mine.
My girlfriend loves my hair so much, she wrote this little two line verse for me.. it goes like... "your curls are mood enhancing, they make me want to start romancing"

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-Marcelo

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Aw, Marcelo, that's very sweet. You have a good GF.


I think my family/friends are so used to my hair they rarely compliment me anymore. Well, my friends do, but my immediate family almost never, unless I haven't seen them in awhile.
I went out to lunch with my best girlfriend Sat. and as usual, I only lightly diffused and let it airdry. We went and did some shopping first, so it was it's usual, wet self part of the day and she's used to that. Then I gently worked in some CIAB to SOTC and got some lovely, big ringlets (and I rarely get ringlets) without frizz; it was a very nice hairday. She told me my hair looked really good.
It looked so nice that my 2nd day hair looked fabulous Big, loopy ringlets again. I never get great 2nd day hair, so I was excited. I went to a family baby shower and got alot of compliments from cousins, aunts, etc. who don't see me very often. On 2nd day hair!! That's so rare for me. Everyone told me how pretty my hair was, and one cousin even compared her 2 year old's curly hair to mine. Huge compliment for me. After years of being frizzy, messy, and fighting my curls, that felt really good. I hope my hair looks as good consistently from now on!
That's me with FSG as my styler!!

3b. fine & thick, coarse, dry, medium porosity. Sucks up product and loves ACVs! FSG is my HG!

Currently using:
Low Poo: TJ's Refresh No Poo: CoWash w/VO-5; Sonoma Soap Company sulfate-free poo
RO: Yes to Cuc; SSC Lavender Condish; Sally GVP LI: Donna Marie Miracle D&C
Style: FSG w/Aussie Instant Freeze & CIAB
The one of the few times in my life I sat in a stylist's chair for a haircut, the woman, one of those stereotypical young girls with straight, crazy-colored hair said: "I love to flat iron hair, but I would never flat iron this hair. It's like princess hair."
I had a college guy tell me it looked like Greek Goddess hair. I'm old enough to be his mom so it wasn't just a line.
I was leaving my apt building when a guy said "this might be a stupid question but is that your hair?" i said yes and he said keep up the good work.
Awww, I just wanted to say that I love reading all these positive curly compliments. Makes me realise why our curls are gorgeous in the first place!
UK Curly
Curl type : Boticelli, 3a, loose curls
Porosity : High
Texture : Fine/medium (I think!)
Co-wash/rinse out/leave in : L'oreal Full Restore 5, GFR&S, Schwarzkopf Bio Pomegranite
Gels : Umberto Giannini Flirty Curls Scrunching Jelly
Finish product : Boots Naked Style Frizz Fighter Serum or a pea-sized blob of condish smoothed over canopy
CG since Feb 2011
Yesterday my husband told me that my curls looked really nice. I was super excited because I had trimmed my own hair (for the first time) that day and it was nice to have unsolicited validation that it looked good.
I just got another compliment tonight at this Thanksgiving party thing in town. From another girl, of course =P But it was kind of funny because I was with both a boy and girl both with long straight hair.
Girl: You have really pretty hair.
me: Thanks! You too..... You too, Aaron.
"Aaron" and girl: LOL

2c or something MODCG Since December 2011!
New May 20th Routine
Low-poo:SheaM
Co-wash:VO5 KiwiLime or VanillaMint
LI:TN, Regis OliveOil Condish, GVP CB
Styler: LALSG
Daily routine: Cleanse, LI, soak with water, scrunch in gel, plop, pixie diffuse, air dry.


I've gotten more compliments wearing my hair curly then straight, at least 1 or 2 a day. Granted when I straighten my hair I get lots of compliments but that is just because of the change I think. People tell me I have Taylor Swift curls if they were longer, which I see as a compliment because I love her hair. People ask me if I curl my hair, tell me that they're jealous of it, and say I just have nice hair in general. Some guy once told me I looked like Juliet (we were reading Romeo and Juliet in English) because of my curls. Ive also gotten the Shirley Temple comments, bit thats just because theyre blonde (yet no where near that tight) and i look really young. My friends always play with the curls and tell me how it's so cute that they bounce when I walk. I think itsjust because curls look better with my face and go with my personality, and they also make me stand out more.

Compliments from my peers just make me feel better about the fact that my parents keep telling me to straighten it, even though the rest of my family loves my loopy curls!
2c/3a, fine texture, normal porosity, medium-to-thick
Co wash: Vo5 Extra Body
Conditioners: Deva One Condition, GVP CB, Loreal Evercurl
Stylers: Devacurl ArcAngel, KCCC, AG Recoil, Iso Bouncy Creme, Ecostyler Krystal, CCCCL, KCKT
Low Poo: Devacurl NoPoo, GTTT
Hair likes: plopping, diffusing, SMaster's, coconut and argan oil, honey, protein
"What makes a woman unforgettable? Her mind...surrounded by lots of naturally curly hair"
I've received a lot of love for my curls... not so much hate, surprisingly. In fact, when I straighten my hair, friends and family will often say to me "your hair looks way better curly!"

The most memorable has to be when I found out my friend's best friend refers to me as the "bronzed goddess with the gorgeous mane". I have to admit, I was gloating when I found out she calls me this!! I love lions and their manes and I really don't find it offensive at all when people call my hair a mane... makes me feel all mighty and stuff... hehe
3C, fine/med texture, normal porosity, high elasticity, very defined spiral

Holy Grail Products: TRESemme Naturals conditioner, my mango/shea butter mixture, Apricot Kernel Oil, Coconut Oil, EVOO & Cantu Shea Butter

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Girl: I like your hair like that. I wish mine would do that.

x3 I could get used to strainer-diffusing!

2c or something MODCG Since December 2011!
New May 20th Routine
Low-poo:SheaM
Co-wash:VO5 KiwiLime or VanillaMint
LI:TN, Regis OliveOil Condish, GVP CB
Styler: LALSG
Daily routine: Cleanse, LI, soak with water, scrunch in gel, plop, pixie diffuse, air dry.


Today I was outside the laundromat, lifting my laundry basket out of the trunk of my car, and heard a car honking wildly. I turned and recognized the car as belonging to one of my friends. After I dropped off my laundry I went to the karate school and saw my friend outside. She said "I recognized your hair." It reminded me of a Christmas party I went to in December. It was a small party for one of my choirs and every year we do a secret santa. This year we had to use three words to describe the person for whom we bought the gift. So the idea was, you were told three things about yourself and had to guess who would say those things about you. One of my clues was "awesome hair."

3a/f/iii
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CLEANSE: CJ Daily Fix, DevaCare No-Poo, CHS Treatment Shampoo
RO: SS Caitlin's Conditioner, CJ Beauticurls Strengthening
LI: SS Repairing Protein Treatment, CHS Silk Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier,Sweet Curls Elixirs Okra Gel and Hard Hold Gel, SS Curl Enhancing Jelly and Firm Hold Gel
I was in an elevator and two ladies were standing behind me. I hear one whisper to the other "She has the hair of an angel." Best. compliment. ever.
CurlyFireHorse
Hair: 2a or 3a (not sure), very porous and fine as frog hair
Day 1: Cowash and condition with AO GPB, ACV Rinse,
Co-Kra gel (this stuff is fantastic)

Day 2: KCKT, KCCC, plop, KCCC, plop again, air dry
Day 3: Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Coil Jam
Day 4: IAGirl's PT, KBB DT, FSG

Co-Kra gel is my own concoction of okra boiled in coconut milk. It is a cross between FSG and KCCC and leaves my hair very soft and shiny
I got lots of hair complements in Tunisia, people also touched my hair and said how soft it was. Also a women i know said it, and her seriously sweet son said it. Also her daughter. Things like that warms your heart.

Heheh cant wait for another hair confident boost in tunisia this year. lol.
Curly Beautys
I got a compliment from my best friend who's in the coast guard now: And your hair is looking pretty awesome, what are you doing to it?

Like he cares, he has no hair now XD

2c or something MODCG Since December 2011!
New May 20th Routine
Low-poo:SheaM
Co-wash:VO5 KiwiLime or VanillaMint
LI:TN, Regis OliveOil Condish, GVP CB
Styler: LALSG
Daily routine: Cleanse, LI, soak with water, scrunch in gel, plop, pixie diffuse, air dry.


On Friday, some girl at my school said I have the prettiest hair she has ever seen, and at panda express the lady that was taking my order asked me if my hair was natural and she said she wishes her hair was like mine but her hair is just straight.
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



Love this thread!

I always get great compliments, sometimes funny, but (almost) always super nice.

-one of my good friends who, I must tell you, is a trekky, thinks I look like Neytiri from Avatar every time I wear a cornrow ponytail (with extensions). It's surprisingly flattering!

-my dear, sweet best friend, who is the one who inspired me to stop straightening my hair and grow out my natural kinks and coils, always tell me how much he loves my hair...even when it's a lame 3 day old twist out!
20 y/o lifelong natural {4a-O ; spongy ; coarse ; dense ; ~MBL stretched (2 inches from WL)}

products {'poo: TJTTT shampoo | RO: TJTTT Condish | LI/style: TJTTT Condish, SM Manuka Conditioner, homemade cocoa butter cream | DC: condish + ayurvedic powder(s), SM Manuka Mask | PT: condish + NPF | oils: castor oil, grapeseed oil | other treatments: probiotics, tea rinses, AVG rinse/spritz, oil rinse | sealing method: LOCO}

long-term: HL stretched, BSL unstretched

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Funny compliments:

-*girl sitting next to me in English, gently pulls on a twist or strand* "Boing! Your hair is so fun!"

-*friend who is a textbook 2A, talking about my twists* "Wow, my hair could never stay together like that...how do you keep it from unraveling??"
20 y/o lifelong natural {4a-O ; spongy ; coarse ; dense ; ~MBL stretched (2 inches from WL)}

products {'poo: TJTTT shampoo | RO: TJTTT Condish | LI/style: TJTTT Condish, SM Manuka Conditioner, homemade cocoa butter cream | DC: condish + ayurvedic powder(s), SM Manuka Mask | PT: condish + NPF | oils: castor oil, grapeseed oil | other treatments: probiotics, tea rinses, AVG rinse/spritz, oil rinse | sealing method: LOCO}

long-term: HL stretched, BSL unstretched

CG-friendly Products List!
The most memorable has to be when I found out my friend's best friend refers to me as the "bronzed goddess with the gorgeous mane". I have to admit, I was gloating when I found out she calls me this!! I love lions and their manes and I really don't find it offensive at all when people call my hair a mane... makes me feel all mighty and stuff... hehe
Originally Posted by puppitypup
My best friend says this all the time and I love it, "your hair is so poofy and big...like a lion's mane!"
20 y/o lifelong natural {4a-O ; spongy ; coarse ; dense ; ~MBL stretched (2 inches from WL)}

products {'poo: TJTTT shampoo | RO: TJTTT Condish | LI/style: TJTTT Condish, SM Manuka Conditioner, homemade cocoa butter cream | DC: condish + ayurvedic powder(s), SM Manuka Mask | PT: condish + NPF | oils: castor oil, grapeseed oil | other treatments: probiotics, tea rinses, AVG rinse/spritz, oil rinse | sealing method: LOCO}

long-term: HL stretched, BSL unstretched

CG-friendly Products List!

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