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I'm glad you like your new haircut! I'd love to see before and after photos.

Today I tried the SM smoothie for deep conditioning--I should have known to stay away from it because the protein because it didn't do a thing for my hair at all. Absolutley no difference, and in fact, it felt a bit dry, which is what protein does to my hair.

The good news is that I found a new LI (insert singing angels here) which is CJ Smoothing Lotion. My hair responded really well to it (it feels soooo silky and soft) and it is slightly more moisturizing than the KCKT. I'm definitely switching to it for Winter than I'll go back to the KCKT for Summer.

Thanks for the tips on the coconut oil, bosanbo. I'll try it later this week and remember to use a spoon.
Originally Posted by Naturally_Curly
The SM Smoothie isn't a deep conditioner, it's a styling product. It doesn't condition my hair enough as a conditioner, but when I use it as a styler it gives me definition and curl enhancement.
Fine Texture, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity. Dyed to brown a few months ago.
Trader Joe's TTT Shampoo
Rinse Out:
Yes to Carrots, AOHR, Aubrey Organics Rosemary Peppermint
LI: Yes to Carrots
Stylers: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie, LA Looks Sports, Suave Professionals Captivating Curls Whipped Mousse
It looks great, bosanbo! Very healthy looking!

My hair goes flat on top too, so I use the root clips which makes a HUGE difference. Have you tried those yet? I also find diffusing makes a big difference in the amount of volume I get (on top) and in general too.
Originally Posted by Naturally_Curly
Yeah, I'm not a fan. I have a pointy noggin, so clipping the roots actually highlights that. I've learned to just gently work the diffuser in there, boost up my roots, and then use the heat to set them there. It works well! I may have fine hair, but it does just about whatever I tell it to, if I use the right commands...
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I'm mostly away doing field work through mid-May.

Hair: curlybob, fine, dense, low-po, big waves/ringlets (2C/3A)
Co-Wash: Nature's Gate Herbal Conditioner
RO: YTC Carrot, Aubrey Organics GPB
LI: BS Shea Soft Styling Cream (HG)
Styling: KCCC, Garnier P&C Gel
1xWeek: low-poo, gelatin PT or Joico K-Pak
Hair Likes: aloe, coconut oil, humidity, protein, long walks on the beach

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