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imbpanamaimbpanama Posts: 21Registered Users
I finally got some great pics of my daughters hair. The nape has formed curls, the area above that is more like a z with no defined curls. The front, a combination of defined curls but more undefined ones.

How do i use gels or product to have a uniformed curly look? It seems to me that if i dont do twistous, there is no way to get the area above the nape to get a curl shape at all.

My daughter has low porosity, coarse hair. I think she is a 4b and 4c. In summer it shrinks a lot. In dry summer days, curls relax a bit.

The pics show how the hair from the back dries. Nape= defined shiny curls. Other area= fluffy no defined curls. What do i do?ImageUploadedByCurlTalk1353268035.868734.jpgImageUploadedByCurlTalk1353268061.091565.jpgImageUploadedByCurlTalk1353268079.917670.jpgImageUploadedByCurlTalk1353268102.662670.jpg


  • ShayShampagneShayShampagne Posts: 114Registered Users
    You would wanna put gel in when her hair is wet. Not sopping wet and not damp. Make sure you do it in sections

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  • CerendipityCerendipity Posts: 5,091Registered Users
    Her hair may not get defined all over. To get a uniform look you might have to keep twist-outs and braid-outs in her hair routine.

    Do you use heat a lot on her hair?
  • imbpanamaimbpanama Posts: 21Registered Users
    Thanks guys.

    I never use heat on her hair. But i read that low porosity hair needs heat to open up the cuticles so oils can get in. So this last year i have done deep teeatment twice by putting a plastic bag then a heat cap for 30 mins.
  • adthomasadthomas Posts: 5,525Registered Users
    Very pretty hair. I dont know how on she is but you can also set on flexirods.
    Yes, it's real. No, you can't touch it. :wav:
  • coracora Posts: 456Registered Users
    I think you should try Terri LaFlesh's tightly curly method.