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Plopping

GreatcurlsGreatcurls Posts: 1,782Registered Users
How does plopping work for your porous hair?

I don't do it as much since this year seems to be drier/low humidity/dew point. Maybe this spring will have high humidity...
Mod CG-Naturally Highly Porous and Dry
This list is not exhaustive...:happy3:
CoWash: various
DT: various

Leave-in
: CR L/I Collection, various
Stylers:MC Leave-in, Gorilla Snot
Spritz/Sealant:Nu-Gro spray w/moisturizer
*experimenting and loving it!

Comments

  • craving_curlscraving_curls Posts: 44Registered Users
    I use it quite a bit with success... It keeps my hair up and contained while I get dressed, breakfast, etc... That said, it plopped funky today and the curl pattern looks weird - but that could also be because I tried a different condish that my hair did not like. :-\
    CG since 3/2012, Medium Density, Low Elasticity, Porosity (?)
    3a/m/ii

    Products loving my hair:
    Co-Wash/LI/RO: DC One Condition
    Gel: KCCC, BC Curl Enhancing Cream, DC AnGel

    Moisture loving, oil and protein hating (though it tolerates some in products).
  • McfrizzyMcfrizzy Posts: 406Registered Users
    I'm not sure if im porous but i absolutely love plopping. It helps dry my hair but also with the clumping. I wash at night so i plop overnight and it does seem to help clumping. Then again, ive never really tried not plopping and i never really have good hair days :p. I guess it all depends on what works for you but i would definetly give it a try
    Lo-poo:organix Shea butter shampoo
    Co-wash: suave coconut
    Rinse out:GFTN/GVP conditioning balm
    Leave in: GF daily care spray leave in
    Serum-like product: still need one
    Gel:LA looks sport gel/ HESMU,GFPC
    Oils: olive, coconut

    I think I'm normal-overly porous, medium-thick hair(although I see fine hair too), love protein
  • Touch.of.inkTouch.of.ink Posts: 297Registered Users
    I know that texture and porosity are frequently linked, but I wonder if texture matters more than porosity when it comes to plopping?

    My hair doesn't plop well at all. The curl pattern gets squished flat on the top of my head, but that's because my hair is so fine that it gets easily mashed.

    On the other hand, if I did a protein treatment and made my hair stronger, I wonder if it would be more resistant to the squish effect?

    Hmmm....I see more experimentation is in order :)
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
    Hair: Very fine, normal porous (Finally! Yay!), normal elasticity, loves high dew points.
    Daily: Nature's Gate Tea Tree shampoo, GVP CB, Cure Care conditioner, aloe vera gel, Jessicurls products, Spiral Solutions products.
    Monthly: Henna
    As needed: John Masters Organics Sea Mist
    HG Product: BioSilk Rock Hard Gelee (aka BRHG. It even has HG in the name!)
    Last perm: 12/10/10
    CG since: 3/9/12
    Last haircut: 4/17/12
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