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Old 07-17-2009, 06:31 AM   #21
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Thanks this helped a lot!
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Old 07-21-2009, 12:47 PM   #22
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2b, 2c / f / ii / medium-high porosity
Vo5-never again, i now can plop!

CG since may 09, and hubby LOVES the new wavy 'tude!
products: CV SB, burt's bees more moisture conditioner, co-wash suave naturals coconut condish. FSG, shea hair butter, hair refresher
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Old 08-15-2009, 07:54 AM   #23
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bump, I wish they would make this a sticky..........anyone else PM Gretchen to request this?
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Old 08-15-2009, 11:02 AM   #24
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What a post

This probably sounds quite sad, but recently, I have been getting really down about my hair.

I used to have perfect tight curls. I loved them.

But recently, my hair has become really loose and VERY VERY Fluffy.

I'm going to try the CG method to see what happens after a month or so.

Should I use NO shampoo then ????

And do you have any other tips as to how sort my hair.

Another question I have is that when I get out the shower, I dry my hair by scrunching using a towel, but once it has stopped dripping I don't know what to do with my hair. Do I leave it all over the place or what???

Does that make sense????

I often find my self flattening it and making it look good while its wet.

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Old 09-05-2009, 08:36 AM   #25
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My hair used to be tight spirals. I could let it air dry, it was past bra strap length, and it would dry up curly as all heck. Now it is just past my shoulders and I have to use a diffuser or it will be droopy and sad and the back of my head doesn't curl nearly as much as the front. It's a struggle to get it to curl. I miss my highschool hair. I also am hoping that going CG will get more curl back into my hair, especially in the back.

I have worn a ponytail to bed for years...could that have something to do with why the hair on the back of my head is so flat? If so then I'll stop immediately!!!

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Fine, normal to low porosity (still not sure which), ii, 3a/3b curls
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Old 11-04-2009, 06:08 PM   #26
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Co-wash Suave Naturals Wild Cherry Blossom
Leave-in Suave Naturals Wild Cherry Blossom (Just a little before adding La Bella Max Hold Plus Volume Styling Gel.)
Just bought Olive Miracle Leave-in Conditioner to try. I used it to scrunch out the crunch and it smells wonderful. (05Jun2012)
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Old 11-21-2009, 06:00 PM   #27
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Does goin CG mean u never can use a flat iron? I like my curls but I also like having the option of straightening it every once in a while.
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Old 11-28-2009, 08:21 PM   #28
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Thanks so much for this! I'm just starting to embrace my waves, and this was immensely helpful.

Now I just need to do some tests and start experimenting.
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Old 01-04-2010, 01:34 PM   #29
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Bumping for the newbies

BC May 2009
less product is enough
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Old 07-23-2010, 09:30 PM   #30
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Bumping this awesome thread.
Wave, fine, medium texture, color-treated, porous
Lo Poo: DevaCurl Lo Poo
CO Wash: VO5 Kiwi Lime
Condish: Tressemme Naturals Moist and GCP CB
Leave in: (experimenting but like KCKT)
PT: (experimenting)
DT: (experimenting)
Styling Combos: SS CEJ add SS FHG, KCKT and KCCC
Experimenting with: Suave Captivating Curls Mouse
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Old 12-11-2010, 11:11 PM   #31
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Wow, this was very helpful. Thank you.
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