Vacation to humid climate...HELP!!

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I am going to Cassvile MO next week and am from CA. I'm only a few months in to CG and I have NO idea how to manage humidity as I haven't had to yet.

Fine 2c/3a med porosity no color treatments

CJ daily fix (sometimes CJ Gentle cleanser)
CJ Strengthening condish
CJ Curl fix (as LI)
CJ Curl Queen

Microfiber towel scrunch then air dry

Should I change anything or change how I dry/style??

Thanks in advance!!

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Last edited by Jpop825; 06-25-2012 at 11:56 AM.
Try sealing yout hair with oil (argan oil, sweet almond oil, grapeseed oil, or any other light oil) after you've applied your leave-in but before any of your stylers. Watch out for humectants (ingredients that, in humidity, pull moisture out of the air and into your hair, making it poof out). Glycerin is a common one. Check your products and avoid any with glycerin high on the ingredients list. I'm sure your hair will look lovely no matter what
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whurly girly (2C/3A).
thick; medium/coarse; low porosity.
hair that is drier than the sahara desert.

LOW-POO: Renpure Organics
CO: L'Oreal EverCreme Cleansing Conditioner
RO: Renpure Keratin Conditioner. New HG!
LI: L'Oreal EverSleek Humidity-Defying LI Creme
Styling: SM Curl Milk, Argan Oil for sealing, sometimes GFPC Gel, some honey for hold, TIGI Control Freak Serum!!
^^+1 that sounds like a good plan. Make sure your hair is well moisturized before the trip by doing a DT. The better moisturized your hair is, the less it will react to the humidity.
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products {'poo: TJTTT shampoo | RO: TJTTT Condish | LI/style: TJTTT Condish, homemade cocoa butter cream | DC: condish + ayurvedic powder(s), Aussie 3MMM Treatment | PT: condish + NPF | oils: castor oil, grapeseed oil | other treatments: probiotics, tea rinses, AVG rinse/spritz, oil rinse | sealing method: LC sometimes O}

long-term: HL stretched, BSL unstretched

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Thanks ladies! I didn't think to to a DT before leaving. Good idea!

I think CQ has glycerine, maybe I'll try skipping that

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