3B Curl Girl!

I have long curly hair, but i keep it straight most of the time because it so much easier to manage. The only down fall is damaging it with heat. I try to wear my hair curly for a week and straight for a week...BUT...when i so call wear it curley, it is in a pony tail. The only time i wear my curles loose is around the house when i finish washing it. My husband loves it, but i don't like wearing it out...because as most of us know...after a few good gust of wind and a few hours of work...POOF! I normally use moose, but the curles doesn't do what i want them to do. I need some advice on keeping my curles from poofing out.
Welcome! We're glad to have you! Please poke around the site; there's tons of great info!
NaturallyCurly.com co-founder

You are beautiful!
Welcome. Aveda brilliant humectant pomade works well for me. Mouse does not work for me - makes my hair way too big.
FWIW, things that help my hair from getting poofy or fuzzy are:

Keeping my hair well moisturized. Besides using a good conditioner that's free of silicones, that includes not using sulfate shampoos, or styling products that contain silicones. (As I understand it, silicones seal moisture out of hair -- somebody please correct me if I'm wrong -- and don't wash out well without sulfate shampoos, which don't rinse out of naturally curly hair completely, and dry your hair out.)

Using a good frizz fighter like CurlKeeper.

Clumpage. Encouraging my hair to hold together in strands by using a gel like Jessicurl's Rockin' Ringlets or Curlebration Spray, or DevaCurl's AnGell, or a curl cream like A/G's re:coil. The clumpage helps my hair to form ringlets, and keeps the hair from flying free.

Scrunch using a microfibre towel or an old, well washed (softened) T-shirt. To dry faster, follow that up by plopping (a.k.a. plunking in the Jessicurl video clip). Even 10-20 minutes can m

Baby Fine 3B, low porosity, normal density and elasticity
CGing since July 2008

Last edited by Morgan_Adcock; 09-12-2008 at 07:43 PM.
I just joined today!! I'm a 3B, too, but I gave up trying to straighten it years ago. I think that happened around the time I had my first child - lol. Nice to "meet" you!

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 03:19 PM.

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