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Old 06-04-2012, 03:57 PM   #1
 
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Default What is the right product for me - very thick, course curly hair (3b/3c)??

Hi Curlies,

I am a huge fan of this site; however, I am overwhelmed by the selection of hair products and suggestions available for curly hair. I have very thick and coarse 3b/3c hair and despite reading all of the product reviews and feedback, I am unable to tell what products are best for thick, coarse curly hair. I am currently using Curly Hair Solutions Curl Keeper with AG Recoil - however, my hair is not as defined as I would like it to be. Especially now that it is summer, can anyone recommend good styling products for thick, coarse 3b/3c hair that will provide definition without being crunchy? Thank you for your input!!!
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Old 06-04-2012, 07:39 PM   #2
 
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Welcome, al2017513! Our hair types are different, but I really like LOOB (LOreal Out of Bed) and Ecostyler Krystal. Both give me good definition without much crunch. I'm also a big fan of homemade FSG. The recipe I use is here: No-fail flax seed gel - I finally did it...TWICE! It's really easy to make (15 minutes from start to clean up) and can be adapted to suit my needs and the weather.
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Old 06-04-2012, 08:08 PM   #3
 
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I think Kinky-Curly is worth a try for all new beginners. After conditioning (I don't wash) you can use the Knot Today as a leave in to comb my hair out and retain moisture. Then, I use the Curling Custard (VERY LITTLE) for curl definition and to lock in the moisture. I hope this helps.

My daughter, who is forever trying natural hair products, gives great tips: naturallycurlygirlz.com
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Old 06-05-2012, 09:03 AM   #4
 
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Welcome, al2017513!

You might like Curl Keeper. It's a great product for this time of year.
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