Hello from Potential Wavy

Hello All! I've been lurking around this forum for the past couple of days and decided to plunge in to tap into some of your expertise. A bit of background:
I'm a 2a...maybe. FIA's 1c, though, describes my current hair perfectly: straight with body wave and one or two visible s-waves (e.g. nape of neck or temples). It's these persistent s-waves (which have, on rare occasion, turned 2c) that make me wonder if there's more wave/curl potential hiding in my hair.
I've been low-poo for just over a year, but may start mixing in some co-washing.
I know I'll be posting lots of questions soon!

Do work out your hair properties, download the free 'Curls on the Go' app if you have a smartphone and read the stickies. Many wavies do better with low-poo than with conditioner only washing, they prefer the volume and bounce.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect
Welcome! I'm a big fan of lo poo and alternate that with co washing. It sounds as though you've got lots of potential there, enjoy unlocking it!
UK based, Curly from birth 2b-2c fairly porous with cherub tendencies and frizz halo! Faves include KCKT and Keracare LIs, Deva Curl, CCCCL, Ecosyler gel and Be Curly Curl Enhancer. I donít mind the odd cone - shhh CG since August 2012
Thanks for the welcomes! I worked out my properties as follows:
2a, Low Porosity, Fine to Medium Width, Medium Density, APL.

I want to take some photos so you veterans can get a better idea of what I'm working with. Once I've got those, I'll start asking lots of questions! Right now, I'm a little bit overwhelmed with all the variables that play a part in cultivating waves. Looking forward to the options and opinions available in this group!

Trending Topics

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:15 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com