Cheaper alternative to the Devafuser

Marci PieMarci Pie Posts: 668Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
Apparently Deva is coming out with a new and improved version of the Devafuser. Devachan will send an email out when that happens.

Anyway, I have been wanting to buy the Devafuser to use with my FHI dryer and after more bad reviews than good I decided not buy the $40 diffuser at a mall beauty supply. (they would not refund my money if I didn't like it) Most gals on the board thought it was waste of their money.

So I got this bright idea to purchase one of those hair picks that fits on the blow dryer. (like the one's when I use to blow-dry my hair straight, I know gasp!)

I figured I would only be out the $4.99 I spent. Well it worked great.

What I did is inserted the pick into my hair at roots and hold it there and remove the same way. So its in at the roots and out at the roots. I did this all over my hair. This method dried my roots and greated lift all at the same time. Finally I am able to blow dry my hair quickly. This was something I could never do.

3b, Medium-Coarse (slight coarse charactericstics), Normal porosity & Low elasticity per Curl Wizard Profile.
Low-poo: Nourish Shampoo, Cantu Quinoa Shampoo for Color-Treated Hair, Decadence No Poo
Co-wash: Nourish Conditioner, Suave, Aussie Moist, Clairol Natural Blends Coconut
Deep Conditioner: Loreal Total Repair Balm, Cantu Masque
Leave-in: Nourish Conditioner (Trader Joe's), Decadence Conditioner
Stylers: LA Looks Sports, Homemade Flax Seed Gel, Devacurl Ultradefining Gel, Coconut Oil
Methods: Sleep with extra large satin bonnet. Able to get 7 day hair. Prior to getting 7 day:Wet plop or pineapple at night, diffuse in the morning. Scrunch w/joboba, coconut or almond oil.

Comments

  • LeanneMLeanneM Posts: 211Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Wow! What a clever idea! I don't have one of those hair picks on my current dryer, but have been eyeing a new one that does. If I buy it, I will definitely give it a try! Thanks for sharing!
    Mod-CG since December 2010.
    Hair type: NC: 2A; FIA: 2cFii; Fine, normal porosity, normal elasticity
    Cleansing: CJ Cleansing Conditioner, Trader Joe's Tea Tree, or Deva No Poo
    Daily conditioner: Deva One C or CJ Beauticurls Strengthening Hair Cond or GPB
    Styling products: Deva B'Leave In + Deva Curl Cream + AnGel; or
    SS CEJ + BRHG; or AG: Recoil + BRHG; or KCKT + KCCC + BRHG
    Treatments: SS protein treatment or CJ Curl Fix or Nexxus Emergencee + CJ Curl Rehab

  • MotorCurlMotorCurl Posts: 90Registered Users
    Clever! I just tossed a couple of those picks...never used them before and I thought I'd never use them now that I've gone CG! After reading this post I dug out my old "Afro pick" (a leftover from my days of permed mullets in the 80's) and used it to lift at the roots while holding my bowl diffuser in place. Got nice lift and faster drying at the roots. Thanks for the idea!
    2C/2B; Med-fine texture, Normal porosity/elasticity, med-thin density; Color treated
    Cleanse: Jessicurl GLS, L'Oreal EverCreme cleansing conditioner
    Co-Wash: SNES, VO5 Kiwi Lime
    RO/LI: Jessicurl Aloeba and TooShea!, KCKT, GVPCB
    Stylers: KCCC (HG!), SM C&S Milk, BRHG, Jessicurl Gelebration Spray, Confident Coils
    CG since 4/23/12
    Located in Houston, Texas

    "Hair really is the crowning glory of a woman. It lights up her person, it frames her face, it makes a halo around her." - Ann Harding

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