Go Back   CurlTalk > Announcements and introductions > Newbies info/introductions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-15-2013, 09:30 PM   #1
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 15
Cool Love/hate my 2c mop!!

Hi there! Like many of you, I've struggled with a MASS of 2c hair for decades. Thousands of dollars of hair products, styling aids, useless hair straightening treatments, flat irons...and on, and on, and on. (sigh)

I have just below bra-strap length hair when straightened -no, tortured - with a flat iron,and have been piling on the 'cones forever. I got so sick and tired of organizing everything in my life around my hair, that I'm going to try to go curly. Again.

The past times that I've tried, I didn't know of the CG method, but layered on the hair product as well as cone-heavy shampoos and conditioners.

CG was a revelation; it makes so much sense!

After a brief read, I bought clarifying shampoo and gave my hair its last poo wash tonight. I then used L'Oreal Cleansing Conditioner and a Moroccon Oil conditioner in the shower. The joke was...I forgot to buy no cone product so had nothing to put in my hair post-shower. Out of desperation I used a bit of jasmine oil that I had in the cupboard!!!

It's turning into a mop.

My challenges:

- Define my hair type properly
- Start the product learning curve
- Maybe get a deva cut locally if I can find one

Happy to be here
CurlyCanuckle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2013, 05:46 AM   #2
 
mhen76's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 810
Default

Welcome, CurlyCanuckle! You will learn a lot about curly hair care on these boards! Poke around and have fun!
__________________
3B, fine, normal to low porosity
Modified CG since June 2010
HGs: FSG, anything with glycerin, Tresemme Naturals conditioner, Curls Like Us cloths, satin pillowcases.
mhen76 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2013, 05:52 AM   #3
 
kathymack's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 9,626
Default

If I'm not mistaken, the Morracan products all have 'cones. Here are the ingredients I found for the conditioner:

Water, Cetearyl Alcohol, PPG-3, Benzyl Ether Myristate, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Octyldodecyl Ricinoleate, Behentrimonium, Methosulfate, Cetrimonium Chloride, Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein PG-Propyl Silanetriol, Hydrolyzed Keratin, Keratin Amino Acids, Cinnamidopropyltrimonium Chloride, Argania Spinosa Kernal Oil, Amodimethicone, Pantherol, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Divinyldimethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer, Polyquaternium-55, Polyquaternium-37, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, PPG-1, Trideceth-6, C12-13 Pareth-7, Laureth-9, Trideceth-12, Peg-90M, Sodium Chloride, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Ehthexylglcerin, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance (Parfum), Yellow 5 (Cl 19140), Red 33 (Cl17200).
__________________
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity
modified CG, since April '07
CG since 3/11/08

SE PA

HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me
kathymack is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-16-2013, 08:26 PM   #4
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 15
Default

EEK! You are correct! It does have cones!

I am SO NEW to this - the other poos had their cones listed in the first line or two - this was buried (that's my excuse...)

I guess this means I'll have to use that clarifying poo again. It made my hair feel like crap but...oh well.

I guess I need to read more...
CurlyCanuckle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2013, 03:48 AM   #5
 
Aqua_Lily's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 553
Default

Welcome!!
__________________

At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity

HGs:
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc

LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
Gel: Studioline

PT: EO Keratin co
DT: RO+oils
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO


www.iherb.com 5-10$ discount code:
VHT541 Many natural hair products!
Aqua_Lily is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2013, 12:25 PM   #6
 
bosanbo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 180
Default

Welcome, welcome from another newbie 2C.
__________________
I sort of blog
I'm mostly away doing field work through mid-May.

Hair: curlybob, fine, dense, low-po, big waves/ringlets (2C/3A)
Co-Wash: Nature's Gate Herbal Conditioner
RO: YTC Carrot, Aubrey Organics GPB
LI: BS Shea Soft Styling Cream (HG)
Styling: KCCC, Garnier P&C Gel
1xWeek: low-poo, gelatin PT or Joico K-Pak
Hair Likes: aloe, coconut oil, humidity, protein, long walks on the beach
bosanbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com