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Old 07-06-2010, 06:50 PM   #1
 
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Default Any issues with Spiral Solutions?

I'm a recent wavy CG convert and I've come to believe I'm protein sensitive... In my pre-CG days, Redken Extreme Shampoo made my hair look blah... and in my first few days of CG, experimentation with Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut conditioner as a co-wash wreaked havoc too (whereas other Suave Naturals conditioners lacking silk amino acids are fine)

Anyways, I'm looking around for a good curl enhancer and came across the Spiral Solutions line... specifically the Curl Enhancing Jelly and/or Firm Hold Styling Gel. However, I see that both contain silk amino acids.

Any protein-sensitive curlies try either of these products and have success? If not, I'd love to know what curl enhancers everyone uses and loves.

TIA!!...
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Old 07-06-2010, 06:54 PM   #2
 
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I've tried her line and only managed to get the FHG to work once for me. I had such high hopes because my hair responds well to CJ CCCC lite which also has silk amino acids. I ended up selling both the CEJ and FHG (except for a couple samples that I will try again when it's cooler). I do really like her emollience butter for SOTC and just as a body lotion!
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:18 PM   #3
 
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I have to mix the FHG into something. I find it 'melts' and gives better hold. I currently mix a small blob into my AOMM, and top with BRHG. This combo is working well in the summer weather - although the FHG didnt have enough hold on its own, I'm thinking about buying a full size (Im using a sample) because it works so well with my AOMM
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Old 07-10-2010, 09:05 AM   #4
 
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I am protein sensitive and dont seem to have any issues with silk protein. I love the SS FHG with BRHG over it. If you use enough of it you will get great curl enhancement. I use 3 big quarter size blobs of it. I also dont add my BRHG until I have scrunched out most of the water. After adding the BRHG I scrunch one last time with a flour sack towel.

During the winter months I dont even need the BRHG to get great curls that last all day.
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