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Feel-good thread: Share your latest hair compliment!

I haven't been able to post as much lately due to my new job, but hey it's the weekend and I figured it was a good time for a feel-good hair thread! :D
Today I did something I almost never do, and that was to wash my hair two days in a row. I did it because even though I washed yesterday, my hair looked like crap the second half of the day, and by the time I got home from the gym it was even worse! So I washed again this morning and decided to go productless (with the exception of the honey rinse). My hair dried in record time and I got 3 compliments from people at work! :D

Now it's your turn! :)

eta: doesn't have to be a compliment! maybe your just having a really good hair day! :)
3a/2c f/mii. pics added 2/3/07


  • unique1193unique1193 Posts: 328Registered Users
    thats awesome :] I wish my hair could go productless.
    My compliment isnt very specific, but I only get compliments from my family which is great because I hear so many stories of dissaproval from family members on here.

    Growing out hair to a little above bsl
    pw: ringlets
  • medusahairmedusahair Posts: 3,515Registered Users
    ooh I am so jealous you get great hair days without product!
    The only people that notice my hair are on here. Ya'll can't really miss it since I take a zillion pics for my fotki :lol:

    I do get, you're my curly q girl rather than, did you want your hair to look that way? now Much better and doesn't require I thump my SO on the head
    Low porosity, medium texture.
    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2FMedusahair%2F" class="Popup

    If it smells good put it in your hair, if it tastes good spit it out!
  • lushaholiclushaholic Posts: 2,180Registered Users
    To be perfectly honest, I thought my hair was looking rather shabby by the end of the day. :lol: It had drooped and wimped out quite a bit. Guess they didn't create gel for nothing. ;) I was definitely loving the quicker drying time though!! The funny thing is, after yesterdays hair flop, I was *this* close to straightening my hair for the first time in over a year, and then when the girls at work told me, my jaw just about dropped.
    3a/2c f/mii. pics added 2/3/07
  • botticellicurlygirlbotticellicurlygirl Posts: 168Registered Users
    Funny you should ask this on the day that I went back to my OLD routine before coming back to this site and trying CG again. My hair lost a lot of its curl and bounce with CG and modified CG. My hair was too overconditioned. And I noticed that it's the longest I've gone without getting a hair compliment.

    So I washed with shampoo, conditioned, and then rinsed all of the conditioner out and didn't apply a leave in. I just put B&A gel in my hair, and I got two compliments about how great my hair looked even with all of the violent winds outside. It really did look good. Makes me wonder if I should quit using a leave-in.
    Fine, blonde 3a botticelli curls
  • lushaholiclushaholic Posts: 2,180Registered Users
    botticellicurlygirl, now that's a coincidence itself, because the past 3 times I've washed, I've stopped using a leave-in. It's been hard to resist the temptation, but I just don't think I need it right now, after co-washing and then conditioning and honey rinses. Isn't hair crazy?!
    3a/2c f/mii. pics added 2/3/07
  • botticellicurlygirlbotticellicurlygirl Posts: 168Registered Users
    Lushaholic, That's hilarious! We're living parallel hair lives.
    Fine, blonde 3a botticelli curls
  • memesmemes Posts: 785Registered Users
    I got a trim last night and my hairdresser for the 2nd appointment in a row said how great my curls were looking and this time she wanted to know what exactly I was doing and what products I was using.

    That was pretty great!

    3A, fine but thick, low porosity, low to medium resilience, protein sensitive but not to silk

    Favorites: Anything from Curly Kinks...their system is my new holy grail. Still liking Juice Organics Orange and TJ Refresh Conditioners as all purpose co-wash and rinse outs.
  • BrioBrio Posts: 1,432Registered Users
    Earlier this week, I had a co-worker ask me how I got my hair the way it is. He wanted to know if I put it on rollers or something. I told him "no" that it just grew this way. He laughed and told me there was no way it could grow that way. It was "too perfect." :D
    Frizz Happens!
    my Fotki hair journey/experiment diary PW is brio (and I really need to update it!)

    3A hair; coloring with henna/indigo since July 2009; normally follow the CG method. Still searching for my HG products!
  • SmallFrySmallFry Posts: 614Registered Users
    I decided to try something different. I brushed in my products (leave-in, gel), did not plop (because I normally do), and dried on low heat.
    My husband told me "Your hair looks really nice and it feels so soft" :D now that made my day :D :D
    Lotsa 3c curls
    Curly Journey Album
    Updated 2009 and 2010 pics
    Hair Journal/Products

    It's not about having what you want, it's about Wanting what you have
  • b1dd5b1dd5 Posts: 87Registered Users
    "my hair looks like fusilee, its so cool"

    compliment? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.................
    Album: /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Fb1dd5%2F" class="Popup
    Password: curlywurly
    With your curly hair,fun personality,and cuteness in general, you could wear underpants on your head and still look good.
    Very cute. those big juicy curls haa... i love em :P
  • lazykerrilazykerri Posts: 650Registered Users
    I told my mom I cut my hair myself, and it didn't look bad did it? She said, "It's very curly. I'm surprised because hair often loses its curl as it gets longer and it's getting long." :)
    ~ Always naturally lazy and curly! ~

    Photo album password: curly
    Blog: lazykerri.wordpress.com
    Curl Type: 3a Fii
    Current Favorites:
    • Jessicurl Too Shea Conditioner
    • Jessicurl Confident Coils
    • Rockin Ringlets, and
    • Herbal Essences Set Me Up Gel
  • BrioBrio Posts: 1,432Registered Users
    b1dd5 wrote:
    "my hair looks like fusilee, its so cool"

    compliment? hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.................


    It must look good enough to eat!
    Frizz Happens!
    my Fotki hair journey/experiment diary PW is brio (and I really need to update it!)

    3A hair; coloring with henna/indigo since July 2009; normally follow the CG method. Still searching for my HG products!
  • Kgrl17Kgrl17 Posts: 137Registered Users
    I finally wore my hair down for school (it's an all girls school so no one gets ready) and I got 7 or 8 compliments throughout the day! Two girls told me that it looked like a prom hairstyle they would have to get done by a professional :D

    I don't have any new pics of my haircut or recent pics at all in my album though. None of them in there have ringlets or naturally dried hair.
  • kimmyckimmyc Posts: 551Registered Users
    My male friend and his new girlfriend and I were going to a show. This was my first time meeting her and she has wavy hair. She was saying she was having a bad hair day. I said "I know bad hair days, believe me". And my friend looked at me with his eyebrows up and said "Please kimmy, like you have ever had a bad hair day. Not in the 12 years I've known you. Your hair is awesome!" Then the new girl said "Your hair is really awesome, it's the first thing I noticed!"

    Why thank you, thank you both very much! :) 8)
    2b/3a, primarily use Jessicurl and DevaCurl products, Curls Hair Tea conditioner and various gels. I'm modified CG-ish since 5/04.
  • cymprenicympreni Posts: 9,609Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I used to get tons of compliments when I was younger. But nothing in the last few years, but then again I don't really get out too much. Then In the last week 3 compliments!!

    The first one came from one of my sisters at Thanksgiving. She said my hair looked great and asked what I'd been doing to it. I told her just different products. I didn't want to tell her I spent the entire morning obsessing over it and had about ton of gel in it. My family well they all spend 4 hours in the morning getting ready, and are very quick to point out the slightest flaw. So this was very nice.

    Then on Monday, I got one from my son's speech therapist, and the following day I got one from my other son's Develemental Therapist, both saying my hair was gorgeous and how much they wish it was their hair.

    So very good week for me!!
  • PixieCurlPixieCurl Posts: 5,656Registered Users
    I got a couple over Thanksgiving weekend as well. We went to my in-laws, and my husband's aunt, who is a former cosmetologist, complimented my curls as soon as she greeted me (which was nice because I thought I'd been having a bad hair day!)

    Then, I was complimenting my sister-in-law's straight hair because it's so sleek and shiny, telling her how I had told my husband that it's hair like hers that makes me want to straighten (once in a while) and she said it's hair like mine that makes her want to get a perm.
    Faith, 3Aish redhead
    Mama to two wild superheroes and a curly-headed baby boy :love5:
  • Ab-starAb-star Posts: 1,128Registered Users
    I got two compliments earlier this week at the same time. I had my hair pulled back (in a poytail type clip) and they told me how gorgeous my hair looked...like a china doll's. I actually said, "Me?" Here I was thinking how yuck my hair looked. Made me smile though! :D
    pw - jack

    Going natural for the summer...just a dab of ArcAngell!
  • CelticCurlsCelticCurls Posts: 558Registered Users
    My SO & I met a very stylish friend & his BF for drinks after work yesterday. My SO had just had a rather unfortunate haircut that took his gorgeous dark blonde shoulder length artisty looking 2A hair to well...short. And my friend said, "Really, I think I like it." (Cuts his eyes toward me) "Only people with gorgeous curls can pull off really great long hair. It's not for the likes of you 'n me, my friend." Then his BF launched into a technical discussion with me re: products & techniques. It was like being on "Will & Grace."

    Last week, a coworker told me I had very 'goddessy' hair. Me: Hmmm? Her: You know -- like the one on the seashell. Me: Boticelli's Venus? Her: Right! Where she has the beautiful spiral ropes of hair draping down around her. Which made me feel good, 'coz the sides had gotten puffy in the snow & I had pinned back small sections.
    3B, bra-strap length
    laidback, very-modified CGer
    HG: GF Sleek 'n Shine Leave-in; Alagio
  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users
    Today at the hair salon. I had a lengthyish visit since I got a blow-out.

    My stylist knows I've been cg'ing and he likes to ask questions about it. I was telling him about the increasing issues I've had with proteins lately, and how pissed I've been about it. It really limits what I can use, especially since I avoid glycerin too. I was telling him about using coconut oil - on its own and mixing with with the cheapie condishes that are protein, cone, and glycerin free.

    He told me to keep doing what I'm doing because my scalp looked great and that my hair was in great condition, except for that troublesome nape spot I get, but that hasn't behaved in my whole life. It's not as if I get to see my scalp, so it's good to hear.
    Kiva! Microfinance works.

    Med/Coarse, porous curly.
  • juvjoyjuvjoy Posts: 670Registered Users
    Ditto redceltic: I got tons of compliments at the salon today! These professionals were trying to figure out how to get all the curls back like I came in w/ when they were finishing me up w/ the diffuser! ha ha!

    Also, hubby said he really liked the color when I got home - yay!

  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users
    Ooh, have you done new color pics yet? :D

    ETA: nevermind, I found them!
    Kiva! Microfinance works.

    Med/Coarse, porous curly.
  • lushaholiclushaholic Posts: 2,180Registered Users
    I love everyone's compliments they've had!! kimmyc, now that was really a compliment, especially coming from a guy!
    3a/2c f/mii. pics added 2/3/07
  • CurliLocksCurliLocks Posts: 10,572Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I got a compliment yesterday from my older cousin (who grew up with my mom). She said, "Your hair is so pretty with all those beautiful curls! You got your mother's curls!" :) Means a lot to me since mom had great hair.
    SF Bay Area, CA * "The Angel-Goddess-Guru of Haircoloring" :D
    3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
    My Motto: Strand Test! some hair pics
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC] -- gone, but never forgotten.
  • curlylauracurlylaura Posts: 8,352Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I was in a shop and one of the sales assistants sort of did a double take and asked:

    SA: Is that your real hair

    Me: Yep

    SA: Wow it's beautiful!

    Me: Thanks!

    I love compliments. One's from strangers seem to have more to them than one's from people I know.
    Fat does not make you fat. It's actually pretty important.
  • pinksugarpinksugar Posts: 2,346Registered Users
    Juvjoy - Your new color looks great!

    I received a compliment this weekend. I was asked, "Is your hair naturally curly?" and then she said she loved it and wished her hair was curly instead of stick straight. Made my night. :D
  • medusahairmedusahair Posts: 3,515Registered Users
    I came out of the bathroom after diffusing today and my SO did a double take and said wow your hair is curly today

    MY SO never notices so I must be having a fab hair day :D yay!
    Low porosity, medium texture.
    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2FMedusahair%2F" class="Popup

    If it smells good put it in your hair, if it tastes good spit it out!
  • NC_beach_wavesNC_beach_waves Posts: 33Registered Users
    We arrived at the in-laws' house for Thanksgiving and the first thing my MIL said to me was that she liked my hair. I just discovered my how wavy my hair is last spring so this was the first time any of my husband's family had seen me with my hair like that.
  • pinksugarpinksugar Posts: 2,346Registered Users
    I got another compliment last night! I am so excited. She asked if I curl my hair or is it natural. I told her naturally curly and she said it looks great!

    I'm excited because I started using a new shampoo, The Body Shop Honey Moisturizing Shampoo, and I wasn't sure I would get the same results as using Ouidad. So far I've received two compliments since switching shampoos. :D
  • JaxieJaxie Posts: 1,282Registered Users
    Since I started CG again I get compliments on a regular basis! I can't even remeber the best one b/c It got lost in the shuffle in my mind. My kindergartners compliment me, other teachers, a woman I met a rite aid while picking up my hair vitamins! Oh that one was the best!! An African American was getting hair vitamins to regrow hair she lost b/c of stress, and she asked me a question about vitamins in general, so I asked why she was getting all these vitamins she told, and I told her what I take, so she bought like for different kinds of pills I take b/c she thought my hair looked so healthy! I loved it! ~~jax
    2c or 3a Cut most of my hair off in July '12 and am working on regrowing it.
  • LadydncingLadydncing Posts: 964Registered Users
    One of my H.S. student complimented my hair today.
    She went on and on and on, while my head grew and
    grew and grew! :wink:
    I got to admit that it felt great!
    3b/c CG routine
    HG line DevaCurl
    Password: Locks


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