I've had this product in my arsenal for awhile. I've never tried it on dry hair though... will have to experiment. I always liked that it gave me better curls because of the magnesium sulfate, but it was never like indispensable. It was a nice local alternative to ordering CK...

3a/b low to normal porosity curls
CG method since 2006 @:-)
CO wash: suave naturals coconut
rinse out CO: GVP conditioning balm
stylers: KCNT, CK, jessicurl spiralicious
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