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When you can't get second day hair...?

DarbyDarby Posts: 1,025Registered Users
My stylist usually doesn't get second day hair (IF I understood her correctly) and she wets her hair down in the shower and re-styles.
Does anyone else do this? If so... how many don't use condish - just water?
She and I both use cg friendly products so there is little if any product that needs to be sulfated out.
My hair is one that really likes sulfates. So, when I do poo, I use a sulfate shampoo. I thought the gentle lather shampoo (Jessicurl) would work. It did the first time but then the second time I used it, I got greasy looking hair.
And I rinsed out WELL with very warm water.
So, I had to use a sulfate shampoo that day.
In the summer, I tend to get decent second day hair but not in the winter.

Natural hair color - dark brunette
Fine, thinish hair/3a, 3b


  • KaiaKaia Posts: 8,815Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I never get second day hair. I condition every day, but only "wash" it every other day. So on the off days, I just wet it down and condition.
    *Poster formerly known as Bailey422*

    Here's all you have to know about men and women: women are crazy, men are stupid. And the main reason women are crazy is that men are stupid. ~ George Carlin
  • Gemini13Gemini13 Posts: 5,000Registered Users
    I don't get second day hair. I mean, sometimes I skip a condish on Sunday, and if I feel like doing something besides sticking my hair up in a bun, I can usually get it to look *ok*. But I wouldn't feel terribly comfortable going to work like that, lol! Anyway, I condition everyday and co-wash once or twice a week. I can't just wet my hair without conditioner, it would be a rat's nest.
    Brooklyn, NY

    Hair: 3A/B, Underlayer of 2B
    HG products:
    Winter- Giovanni Tea Tree (co-wash) & 50/50 (condish); Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Leave-In; Curls Milkshake & Quenched Curls; Re:coil; BRHG
    Summer: DevaCurl No Poo & OneC; CK; Re:coil; BRHG; Honey!!!

    fotki pw= crrrls
  • tinicurlydtinicurlyd Posts: 1,053Registered Users
    i get second day hair now , before CG i didnt ..on days i dont wash i just respritz with water and thats it . mabye diffuse a lil but my hair/curls pretty much goes well..it seems that my hair is the curliest on second day hair after i sleep on it and reactivate the products in my hair with water. :D
    Modified CG-Use Low Poo
    Use Suaves & VO5 Condish For CG-Honey+ Condish=My curls are loving it!
    *Suave gels ( love crunchy gels )*My HGs-Re:coil, Jessicurls , Boots , Loreal Spiral Curl Mousse, Tigi Amp*

    *~Show Your True Beauty Cuz Curls Rock!~*
  • jcejce Posts: 507Registered Users
    I wet my hair in the shower every day because I can't get second day hair. I frequently use just water and no conditioner, and it isn't a problem for me. My hair still seems to comb out rather easily too. Maybe it's due to the leave-in from the day before.
    3b/c normally, 3a/b in the winter

  • pinksugarpinksugar Posts: 2,346Registered Users
    I never get second day hair. I wash my hair everyday (with a low sulfate shampoo) and follow with my leave-in and the rest of my routine. On the weekend's I wear a baseball cap. I try not to wash my hair on the weekends.
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 19,627Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Virtuoso
    I wet my hair every day. Two or three times a week I condition wash, the other days I just wet my hair with plain old water.
    --I'm located in Western PA.
    --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, joined the forums in May 2005, started going grey in late 2005.
    --My hair is 3B with some 3A, currently at mid back length when dry,  texture-medium/fine, porosity-top is low, middle is medium, ends are porous, elasticity-normal.
    --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, coconut oil, honey, vinegar.
    --My CG and grey hair progress -- http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/going-gray/179328-jeepys-grey-hair-progress.html
    --My article at NaturallyCurly about going grey. Yes, it's in the senior section. : / -- https://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/seniors/how-i-went-completely-gray-and-loved-it

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