Curls by Sisters Smith

Girls, can you explain your routine for using the WSHP? I just received a very generous sample from kathymack and am anxious to play with it!! You all know the feeling!!!
Mostly 3A/Some 3B Thick/Dry/Colored/SL
Loving natural products. Some of my favorites are:
MHC Scalp Cleanser, Donna Marie Miracurl Gelly, Robert Craig Conditioner
SC. it's a curl creme, use it after your rinse out and before your gel. (I know you're not using a leave in these days--LOL!)
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 (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC
So, I finally added the vanilla scent to my WSP (see my previous posts), and have tried it three times. I've liked it more each time I've used it! I didn't like the results of applying it over Gio Direct as my hair was pretty frizzy that day (even though I used a hard hold gel over it), but other than that it seems promising so far.

Yesterday, I used it w/ CK (and gel on top of it all) and this is my favorite way of using it yet, as I had less halo/crown frizz compared to the other 2x I experimented w/ it. I really liked how much definition and spring my curls had, and my hair feels softer than it has in a while. I probably still prefer pink boots because it causes less frizz, but this is a good substitute for now (not to mention it smells better and is more natural).

What are other people's favorite products to pair w/ WSP? I would love more ideas! I am thinking I will like this even better in cooler weather.

Also, I was curious if anyone has tried using the Butter Me Up! Hair Butter, and WSP together? I have only used the butter on dry hair as a treatment on my ends, and as a yummy brown sugar treatment for my nose-I'm addicted to the smell of the brown sugar. (Although this smells just like hot buttered rum to me). Could the Hair Butter be used as a leave-in w/ the WSP over it? Or would this be too rich for my 3a-ish hair type? A penny for your thoughts?
3a/2b

Winter Routine
Co-wash: Hair One Argan Oil or Burt's Bees GreenTea and Fennel
Low-Po: Devacurl LP or SheaMoisture Black Soap(1-2x/wk)
Condish: SheaMoisture Deep Repair Mask
Leave-in: Kinky Curly Knot Today AND
Styler: GF Curl Construct Mousse or Biotera gel
-Diffuser happy!
Treatments: Oils or butters,and trying out Aubrey Organics GPB for protein

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Last edited by orangeserendipity32; 08-19-2008 at 01:46 AM.
What are other people's favorite products to pair w/ WSP? I would love more ideas! I am thinking I will like this even better in cooler weather.

Also, I was curious if anyone has tried using the Butter Me Up! Hair Butter, and WSP together? Could the Hair Butter be used as a leave-in w/ the WSP over it? Or would this be too rich for my 3a-ish hair type? A penny for your thoughts?
Originally Posted by orangeserendipity32
I use it with the KBB products, hair milk as rinse out, nectar as leave in with B & A gel. I have the Butter Me Up, but was thinking it would be too heavy in the summer. The KBB hair cream is great for us 3a's, it's similar, but much lighter than butter. I didn't get the butter, but probably will on my next KBB order.
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 (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC
This sounds like a promising line. And at a great price to boot! I might be doing a little online shopping today!


ETA: now you've gone and done it. Made me go buy a sampler pack. Shame on you guys!!!
I almost threw my ovaries at him. - Trenell



Last edited by ScrappyTam; 08-19-2008 at 07:50 AM.
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What are other people's favorite products to pair w/ WSP? I would love more ideas! I am thinking I will like this even better in cooler weather.

Also, I was curious if anyone has tried using the Butter Me Up! Hair Butter, and WSP together? Could the Hair Butter be used as a leave-in w/ the WSP over it? Or would this be too rich for my 3a-ish hair type? A penny for your thoughts?
Originally Posted by orangeserendipity32
Hey kathymack!

So, let me get this straight-you use the Sisters Smith Wet Set Pudding w/ the KBB hair nectar and B&A gel for styling? In what order-the WSHP over the nectar maybe? I finally ordered some nectar, hair milk and the sampler from KBB and should be receiving it any day now!
3a/2b

Winter Routine
Co-wash: Hair One Argan Oil or Burt's Bees GreenTea and Fennel
Low-Po: Devacurl LP or SheaMoisture Black Soap(1-2x/wk)
Condish: SheaMoisture Deep Repair Mask
Leave-in: Kinky Curly Knot Today AND
Styler: GF Curl Construct Mousse or Biotera gel
-Diffuser happy!
Treatments: Oils or butters,and trying out Aubrey Organics GPB for protein

http://public.fotki.com/orange32
pw=ringlet
Hey kathymack!

So, let me get this straight-you use the Sisters Smith Wet Set Pudding w/ the KBB hair nectar and B&A gel for styling? In what order-the WSHP over the nectar maybe? I finally ordered some nectar, hair milk and the sampler from KBB and should be receiving it any day now!
Originally Posted by orangeserendipity32
You're not going to be sorry you ordered the KBB products. IMHO, they will be the next "it" products on the boards. They are really great. As per scarriecarrie, I use a little bit of the hair milk as a rinse out. Depending on your hair and how much moisture, you can use a little hair nectar as your leave in, then just a little bit of the WSHP and some B & A gel. These products are very moisturizing--a little goes a long way. You can use a little of the hair cream to scrunch the crunch. I'll be curious as to what you think of the butter.

They should be great for winter.
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 (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC
kathymack, if you want to try the KBB hair butter let me know. I'll send you a sample. It is really heavy. You need only a tiny bit. I think the cream is probably better for 3A's.
Mostly 3A/Some 3B Thick/Dry/Colored/SL
Loving natural products. Some of my favorites are:
MHC Scalp Cleanser, Donna Marie Miracurl Gelly, Robert Craig Conditioner
kathymack, if you want to try the KBB hair butter let me know. I'll send you a sample. It is really heavy. You need only a tiny bit. I think the cream is probably better for 3A's.
Originally Posted by scarriecarrie
Thanks scarriecarrie. I know you said the butter is really heavy. Yesterday, I was packing up a sample of the cream and had a little on my hand. Not wanting it to go to waste, I smoothed it on my canopy. My hair was fine, it looked a little producty. By this morning, it had all soaked in. I could have had second day hair, if I hadn't gone overboard trying things. I was thinking the hair butter might be good for this--instead of coconut oil, etc.
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 (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC
Thanks to a wonderful curly here I was able to try the WSP this morning. OMG I have amazing hair. I can't believe how well this worked. I water washed and conditioned with Abba Pure Colour Conditioner and used the Abba Pure Gentle Conditioner as a leave-in. I applied WSP and Abba Pure Firm Gel the way the Curlisto videos showed. I then tipped my head over and scrunched in a very small amount of gel (less than a dime's worth) and scrunched with my hands. I then used the Curlease towel to scrunch. After scrunching with the towel, I applied a very small amount of Paul Brown's Goo and scrunched it in. I then clipped and diffused using the Pixiecurl method. I probably didn't need the Goo, but I like the extra volume that it gives me and it cuts down on the crunch with gels.

My hair has just as many curls as with KCKT/KCCC, is just as soft and it dried in half the time.

I wish they shipped to Canada. Thank God for this site and a lovely lady willing to send it to me, otherwise this Canadian Curly would be out of luck.

If you haven't tried it yet, it is well worth it. It is really hot and humid here today. I wouldn't have normally used a 'curl cream' on a day like this, so I didn't expect any success. I am still shocked when I look in the mirror.
Type: 3a fine & dense,with normal porosity, terrible product junkie
ROUTINE: LI, enhancer, gel, plop with Curlease towel, serum product (either CIAB or Gel-les'c), clip & diffuse.
Too many favourite products to list ... I finally have my routine that works and alot of products to choose from. My product stash is huge, but well loved !!!

Last edited by FrizzBgone; 09-02-2008 at 09:26 AM. Reason: missed a step
Bumping this up for anyone who's interested the Cinnamon-Vanilla and Peppermint scents are 10% off for the holiday. The PJ in me and the love of cinnamon couldn't hold back and I ordered some more WSP. It's still my favorite curl cream.
mostly 3a/i/F
Modified CG since Feb 2008
Has anyone tried any CbSS conditioners?
2b w/ some 3a
product tester geek
Bumping this up for anyone who's interested the Cinnamon-Vanilla and Peppermint scents are 10% off for the holiday. The PJ in me and the love of cinnamon couldn't hold back and I ordered some more WSP. It's still my favorite curl cream.
Originally Posted by amy51373
Has anyone tried the cinnamon-vanilla before, or is this a limited edition holiday scent? I don't care for the plain vanilla, but cinnamon-vanilla sounds kind of interesting.

Has anyone tried any CbSS conditioners?
Originally Posted by laurabeth33
I tried a sample of the deeeeeep conditioner. It was just okay to me.
Darn you product review board!

So I'm wondering about shipping from this company. I'm going for for Christmas break (from school) and I'm wondering if I should ship it to my house and hope that it gets there before I go back to school or ship it to my dorm and just suffer through the thought of an unused product sitting in my mailbox. I'll be home from Dec. 16th through Jan 11th. If I order today and pay for standard shipping (1-3 days) how long do you think it will take for the order to be processed/shipped out??
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Fine/thin 2c/3a, Low-Medium Porosity, Dry!
My understanding is that the Cinnamon-Vanilla was a special holiday scent.

I'm not sure how quick she shipped last time I ordered. I know the shipping is relatively cheap compared to some places so I did priority but I don't recall how quickly it actually got shipped.
mostly 3a/i/F
Modified CG since Feb 2008
They get really back logged when there's a sale. Last time I ordered, it took several weeks--and there wasn't a sale.
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 (now Hello Curly Curl Stimulater); Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix and CCCC
Well I ordered it and had it shipped to home. I'll do some PJ dances to try and do something to get it to get to my house before I leave haha. I'm so excited for a cinnamon product!!!.
http://www.dormroomcurly.blogspot.com


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Fine/thin 2c/3a, Low-Medium Porosity, Dry!
Just had to try the WSP because of this thread. I received it very quickly, and used it for the 1st time yesterday. I have great 2nd day curls, much less frizz than I normally have (I'm never w/out frizz). It worked far better for me than the KCCC did (but that may have been user error, not sure.) My hair is curlier and clumpier (is that a word?) than normal and I highly recommend it!
Currently using:
shampoo bars, GVP K-Pak, Abba Pure Gentle Leave-in, Mop curl cream, Babaii Mousse and BRHG
Just had to try the WSP because of this thread. I received it very quickly, and used it for the 1st time yesterday. I have great 2nd day curls, much less frizz than I normally have (I'm never w/out frizz). It worked far better for me than the KCCC did (but that may have been user error, not sure.) My hair is curlier and clumpier (is that a word?) than normal and I highly recommend it!
Originally Posted by cfry
Yea !!!

I still love the WSP. It is one of the few products that I seem to be able to use all year. Most of the creamier products have to be shelved for the summer, but I used this one and loved it. It works just as well for me now as it did in the heat of the summer.
Type: 3a fine & dense,with normal porosity, terrible product junkie
ROUTINE: LI, enhancer, gel, plop with Curlease towel, serum product (either CIAB or Gel-les'c), clip & diffuse.
Too many favourite products to list ... I finally have my routine that works and alot of products to choose from. My product stash is huge, but well loved !!!
I also love it. It has been working fantastic using SheaM as a leave-in, WSP, topped with a mix of Goo and Aloe Gel. Lots of volume, curls, shine and no frizz. It also dries quickly.
3a Colored, Layered
Currently loving:
Cond: CJ Strengthing, Marie Dean, CJ Curl Rehab
Leave -In: Marie Dean Red Clover, Coconut Lime Detangler and just about the entire line, CJ Rehab
Gelly: UFDCM, Paul Brown Geletine Goo
Towel - HG - Curls Like Us

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