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Peoples reaction on the CG method

I told my bf a few weeks ago that i was planning on going CG and explained to him what it exactly meant (goodbye to poo and silicones). To show him some results of other curlies i sent him to a thread of nc.com, and all he had to say was "but you already have curls, see this girls didn't have any or really few thats why they did all this crazy stuff you're planning to...you should spend your money on something useful rather than buying expensive hair products that you don't need!"

I wonder if I had damaged my hair more in the past few years if he would understand that it is not only about the curls, but about making your hair and scalp healthy and happy ...

Have any of you had similar experiences??
How did you explain to your loved ones what the CG method is, and what did they say?



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  • ShubhoRShubhoR Posts: 107Registered Users
    Lol.. I'm from India and I hear cg products are not overly expensive over at USA.

    I didn't tell my boyfriend that I was going "cg" ..but I explained to him the pros and cons of silicones, sulfates and silicon free products. Yes he was incredulous at first and kept joking that my hair will fall off if I try too many products. But he knows that I'm a product junkie and a cg and he supports it.

    Have patience, hopefully your bf will come around and respect your decisions :)

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    CO WASH, RO-HE HH and ENLEVEN and GARNIER RANGE
    CLARIFY- I use sulphate shampoos silicone free(diluted), vinegar rinses
    DC-pure coconut oil, olive oil, sometimes a SMT
    LI-aloe vera gel + castor oil
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  • anonymous_22139anonymous_22139 Posts: 659Registered Users
    Since I only CO wash since 2009, people just get this sick look on their face while they say "you haven't washed your hair since 2009?"

    I can't convince them that washing with conditioner is adequate, let alone superior for the health of your head and hair.

    Even though they are standing, looking at me and my hair - even though they can touch it and smell it, they just can't believe it. They think I'm lying! :afro:
  • Geek_ChicGeek_Chic Posts: 1,255Registered Users
    My b/f was completely supportive of my decision to go CG. He's a shampoo and conditioner guy, but was interested to learn about why sulfates and silicones aren't good for the hair or scalp. After a while, he even asked if I'd recommend products for his hair!

    If someone I'm not as close to asks about my hair and how I get it to look the way it does, I just say I avoid using silicones and sulfates. I will get more technical if the person asks more questions, but typically they're satisfied with a simple answer. "I avoid sulfates and silicones" doesn't usually get the "eww" reaction that "I wash with conditioner" does.

    If your b/f's complaint is mostly about "expensive products", you can start CG with drugstore products for under $10. As for you already having curl, unlike some others who started with damaged hair that had lost its curl, CG will still help your hair out. My hair wasn't heat damaged or processed when I started CG, and it looks and feels noticeably better after... shinier, softer, and with more consistent curl.
    CG since 11/2011
    2c /3a F /Mii, low porosity

    Go To Products /Routine:
    Clarifying: Suave Essentials Strawberry
    Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
    CO: Suave Essentials Strawberry, V05 Kiwi Lime
    RO /LI: Tresemme Perfectly (un)Done, Cure Care, V05 Kiwi Lime Squeeze, Suave Essentials Strawberry, Renpure Brazilian Keratin (old formula)
    Stylers: LALSG, AIF, HETT, Suave Professionals Firm Control
    PT: IAGirl's as needed
  • MarciMarci Posts: 225Registered Users
    Geek_Chic wrote: »
    If someone I'm not as close to asks about my hair and how I get it to look the way it does, I just say I avoid using silicones and sulfates.

    This is also my usual response when people ask about my hair. Works quite well, I think, without having to go into details about my personal hygiene lol.
    2C-3A MBL layered
    Medium/fine texture, high density, normal porosity and elasticity. Dry climate.


    Cleanse: SM MR, YTC
    Hydrate: Joico Kpak,DevaCurl OC
    Style: AG reCoil, LALSG




  • MissDarceiMissDarcei Posts: 193Registered Users
    My boyfriend knows nothing about hair and washes his with bar soap lol so when I said I dont use shampoo because its bad for my hair he was like "Really? I didn't know that." He realizes I know much more than he does about hair lol
    3c Hair
    Fine Strands, High Density, Low Porosity
    CG since August 2011
    :love4:Loving my hair!!!:love4:
  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    MissDarcei wrote: »
    He realizes I know much more than he does about hair lol

    Haha I wish mine would too! :p




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  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    Hey Darcie,
    I just found out that you've got a channel? Could you post a link please? :)


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  • dianemary126dianemary126 Posts: 184Registered Users
    I always just tell people I stopped using sulfate and silicones. It's easier that way they usually nod and move on
    Diane
    NYC/NJ
    2c/3a..fine/regular texture..normal porosity..low elasticity..high density..cherub curls

    MONAT all natural hair products are the absolute BEST
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    last softener: Sept 2010
    last color: 2.14.15
    last cut/trim: 4.7.15

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  • MissDarceiMissDarcei Posts: 193Registered Users
    CurlyB_ wrote: »
    Hey Darcie,
    I just found out that you've got a channel? Could you post a link please? :)


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    Sure it's Youtube.com/MissDarcei
    3c Hair
    Fine Strands, High Density, Low Porosity
    CG since August 2011
    :love4:Loving my hair!!!:love4:
  • ZuperElfZuperElf Posts: 9Registered Users
    My husband has been politely curious and supportive about my transition. I didn't straighten or blow dry my hair, I've been embracing my curls for most of my life, so my change has been In product choice and technique. The change has been amazing, my hair looks and feels so much better. Sometimes he notices the difference, but mostly I think he just likes that I'm happy and feel pretty!

    On the other hand, I tried telling my mom and lead with "I haven't brushed my hair in over a month!" She didn't even glance at my hair, she just snidely asked if I was trying to grow dreads... I wanted to reply that if I was going for dreads I would have made some progress towards that in a months time. Instead I explained the CG method and she then admitted that my hair did seem healthier.

    The best reaction is from the women I work with who think it is fantastic and want to try it on their curly haired kids!
  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    I've been trying to talk my mother into the CG method, as i have a 3 year old sister who has gor the most aodrable curls i've ever seen and i don't wabt my mom to destroy them by using agressive chemical products.
    She only washes her hair once a week and during the restant 6 days she does NOTHING to her hair, no mosturizing, no dc, no pt.... It's making me really sad to see my sisters hair being destroyed like this! (last week my mom even had to cut some of her hair off because she had really bad dreadlocks at some spots)

    I ordered deva no poo and one conditioner for me a few weeks ago and paid about 40€ (12oz) with shipping. Asked her if she also wanted me to order them for my sister (as i don't live at home anymore and she can't use mine with me) and she told me that 40€ is too expensive for hair products - i'd be ok with it, if i didn't knew that she pays 30€ every week for getting her hair straightened!!
    I wish i could afford buying my sisters hair products, but i haven't been able to find any good and affordable products here in austria yet.

    Sorry about letting my frustration out, but there isn't anyone else with whom i could "talk" about it...my friends think i'm exagerating and shouldn't mind because in the end it's just hair ...

    Do you think i'm over reacting on this?

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  • ShubhoRShubhoR Posts: 107Registered Users
    CurlyB_ wrote: »
    I've been trying to talk my mother into the CG method, as i have a 3 year old sister who has gor the most aodrable curls i've ever seen and i don't wabt my mom to destroy them by using agressive chemical products.
    She only washes her hair once a week and during the restant 6 days she does NOTHING to her hair, no mosturizing, no dc, no pt.... It's making me really sad to see my sisters hair being destroyed like this! (last week my mom even had to cut some of her hair off because she had really bad dreadlocks at some spots)

    I ordered deva no poo and one conditioner for me a few weeks ago and paid about 40€ (12oz) with shipping. Asked her if she also wanted me to order them for my sister (as i don't live at home anymore and she can't use mine with me) and she told me that 40€ is too expensive for hair products - i'd be ok with it, if i didn't knew that she pays 30€ every week for getting her hair straightened!!
    I wish i could afford buying my sisters hair products, but i haven't been able to find any good and affordable products here in austria yet.

    Sorry about letting my frustration out, but there isn't anyone else with whom i could "talk" about it...my friends think i'm exagerating and shouldn't mind because in the end it's just hair ...

    Do you think i'm over reacting on this?

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    Absolutely not. I have a 9 year old sister too, she has straight hair but it's dry and extremely prone to split ends. She isn't very patient and won't let me properly oil her hair before she shampoo.. Well I could go on and on about how her impatience and my mom's ignorance about good hair care just annoys me..but the thing is I understand your concern.
    Maybe you can introduce your mom to this website . And you can start by telling her how regular straightening damages hair . If you can't find cheapie CG friendly products at the supermarkets, you can always go for natural stuff. Vinegar does clean hair gently and you can seal the moisture in with olive oil and castor oil. You can do this for your sister.
    I live in a place where getting CG friendly products are barely available and buying online is not an option for me..i had to improvise.
    Good luck ;)


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    HAIR TYPE -2a-b, black, mostly medium
    CO WASH, RO-HE HH and ENLEVEN and GARNIER RANGE
    CLARIFY- I use sulphate shampoos silicone free(diluted), vinegar rinses
    DC-pure coconut oil, olive oil, sometimes a SMT
    LI-aloe vera gel + castor oil
    I'm currently at BSL, aiming for waist length.I'm a very impatient person, wish me luck :D
    I love my flat iron, but I love my waves even more. :-D
  • ShubhoRShubhoR Posts: 107Registered Users
    It's probably not a good idea to use vinegar as a cleanser on a 3 year old child. A gentle shampoo will do I think but while the hair is still a bit wet to damp, sealing with a good oil should keep hair moisturized

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    HAIR TYPE -2a-b, black, mostly medium
    CO WASH, RO-HE HH and ENLEVEN and GARNIER RANGE
    CLARIFY- I use sulphate shampoos silicone free(diluted), vinegar rinses
    DC-pure coconut oil, olive oil, sometimes a SMT
    LI-aloe vera gel + castor oil
    I'm currently at BSL, aiming for waist length.I'm a very impatient person, wish me luck :D
    I love my flat iron, but I love my waves even more. :-D
  • waterlily716waterlily716 Posts: 781Registered Users
    I've had some pretty weird reactions when I tell people I don't use shampoo.. Just check out the comments in some of my curly girl videos... smh. I think it's really a gut reaction people have, and they don't listen to the explanation behind it; they just make snap judgments.

    But on the other hand I've had fairly positive reactions to it as well. I agree that saying no sulfates, no silicones is the way to go. Some of my friends and my mom have even asked me to type their products or recommend things without "bad ingredients." :) I've also discovered from other curlies that some of them avoid shampoo just like I do, without even knowing about curly girl. :)

    The worst is when a girlfriend asks to borrow shampoo though lol. I just have to be like, sorry don't got none. Or hand them my no-lather cleansers, which isn't what they think of when they say "shampoo."
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    3a/b low to normal porosity curls
    CG method since 2006 @:-)
    CO wash: suave naturals coconut
    rinse out CO: GVP conditioning balm
    stylers: KCNT, CK, jessicurl spiralicious
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  • TinfoilhatTinfoilhat Banned Posts: 46Banned Users
    I don't usually share my hair care practices unless someone ask me about it.
  • justdoingmejustdoingme Posts: 136Registered Users
    i've had people tell me that shampoo is damaging to their hair, and after explaining to them how it damages my hair as it's dry, i've had people say no your hair isn't dry. Like what?! And then people try to tell me that washing with conditioner is weird and it makes your hair greasy!
    Curl pattern: Loose waved underlayer, a mixture of 2b, 2c, 3a
    Porosity: Low
    Density: Thick
    Length: When stretched approx 5cm above belly button
    Low poo: Tresemme Naturals
    Conditioner: Herbal Essences Hello Hydration
    Styler: Olive Oil Eco Styler
    Deep conditioner: Olive oil

    :snorting:
  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    My mothers stylist just told her that her hair can't be healthy without using cones. WTH?

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  • SandiSandi Posts: 364Registered Users
    CurlyB_ wrote: »
    My mothers stylist just told her that her hair can't be healthy without using cones. WTH?

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    It's pretty funny actually. A lot of hair people (people in the hair business) think that silicones are the greatest thing since sliced bread. I'm inclined to believe it's because (at least for the manufacturers) making such products is really cheap.
    Hair Type: 3c/4a, Coarse, Med-High Density, Med-Low Porosity
    Curly since '09
  • SandiSandi Posts: 364Registered Users
    I've had some pretty weird reactions when I tell people I don't use shampoo.. Just check out the comments in some of my curly girl videos... smh. I think it's really a gut reaction people have, and they don't listen to the explanation behind it; they just make snap judgments.

    But on the other hand I've had fairly positive reactions to it as well. I agree that saying no sulfates, no silicones is the way to go. Some of my friends and my mom have even asked me to type their products or recommend things without "bad ingredients." :) I've also discovered from other curlies that some of them avoid shampoo just like I do, without even knowing about curly girl. :)

    The worst is when a girlfriend asks to borrow shampoo though lol. I just have to be like, sorry don't got none. Or hand them my no-lather cleansers, which isn't what they think of when they say "shampoo."

    I'm actually one of those curlies. I've pretty much avoided shampoo since I was about 8, because I hated the way it made my hair dry and brittle. I later found out about CG and was able to eliminate my silicone use accordingly.
    Hair Type: 3c/4a, Coarse, Med-High Density, Med-Low Porosity
    Curly since '09
  • waterlily716waterlily716 Posts: 781Registered Users
    Sandi wrote: »
    CurlyB_ wrote: »
    My mothers stylist just told her that her hair can't be healthy without using cones. WTH?

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    It's pretty funny actually. A lot of hair people (people in the hair business) think that silicones are the greatest thing since sliced bread. I'm inclined to believe it's because (at least for the manufacturers) making such products is really cheap.

    Well for those that use shampoo, they may be. They smooth the hair, prevent frizz, and disguise damage. So yeah. They don't create healthy hair though, just hair that looks healthy.
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    3a/b low to normal porosity curls
    CG method since 2006 @:-)
    CO wash: suave naturals coconut
    rinse out CO: GVP conditioning balm
    stylers: KCNT, CK, jessicurl spiralicious
    @waterlily716 on YouTube, FB, & Twitter
    Blog: Curls and Blossoms

  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    Im on my second week CG and my hair doesn't look healthy at all! Amazing how cones managed to make it look great...

    I DC at least once a week, always moisturize, seal in, sleep on a satin pillowcase, keep my hair up when possible..but it still looks like straw to me (i don't think that other people can see any difference yet). I am also having issues with dandruff - its even worse than before! But I heard from several people that their got better after a few sulfate free weeks ...im curious to se if it'll work on my scalp too.

    Can't wait for the 6-9 weeks to be over soon so i can see if its only about the changes in ingredients my hair is going through, or if it is only craving for cones to look healthy again! But all in all i'm still happy about making the decision to go CG, I think its the best thing i have done to my hair (and scalp) in ages - though one can't see it yet. But I'm positive about seeing/feeling results soon :)




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  • Ml001Ml001 Posts: 354Registered Users
    CurlyB_ wrote: »
    Im on my second week CG and my hair doesn't look healthy at all! Amazing how cones managed to make it look great...

    I DC at least once a week, always moisturize, seal in, sleep on a satin pillowcase, keep my hair up when possible..but it still looks like straw to me (i don't think that other people can see any difference yet). I am also having issues with dandruff - its even worse than before! But I heard from several people that their got better after a few sulfate free weeks ...im curious to se if it'll work on my scalp too.

    Can't wait for the 6-9 weeks to be over soon so i can see if its only about the changes in ingredients my hair is going through, or if it is only craving for cones to look healthy again! But all in all i'm still happy about making the decision to go CG, I think its the best thing i have done to my hair (and scalp) in ages - though one can't see it yet. But I'm positive about seeing/feeling results soon :)




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    Did you clarify to remove the cones before starting cg?

    If your hair is straw-like, that indicates a protein overload. You can do a wet stretch test to find your protein/moisture needs. You may need to adjust your products if protein is a problem.

    Glad to see your positive attitude. :) I had a rough transition, and a rough ride of using wrong products, but it was worth it in the end.
    remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!! :read2:
    My hair:
    2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
    My routine:
    Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
    RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
    LI: KCKT or CJSL
    Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

    Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.
  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    Ml001 wrote: »

    Did you clarify to remove the cones before starting cg?

    If your hair is straw-like, that indicates a protein overload. You can do a wet stretch test to find your protein/moisture needs. You may need to adjust your products if protein is a problem.

    Glad to see your positive attitude. :) I had a rough transition, and a rough ride of using wrong products, but it was worth it in the end.


    Hi :)

    Yes I did clarify one last time with a sulfate shampoo before cutting out the cones. How do I do the stretch test? I think that i've already read about it somewhere but can't remember how to do it properly and how to come to conclusions by doing it? :)

    Glycerin, Keratin and Egg are all protein if i'm not wrong ...right?




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  • Ml001Ml001 Posts: 354Registered Users
    CurlyB_ wrote: »
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    Hi :)

    Yes I did clarify one last time with a sulfate shampoo before cutting out the cones. How do I do the stretch test? I think that i've already read about it somewhere but can't remember how to do it properly and how to come to conclusions by doing it? :)

    Glycerin, Keratin and Egg are all protein if i'm not wrong ...right?




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    I like this site for explaining how to do it and what the results mean. /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.organiccolorsystems.com%2Fthe-wet-stretch-test%2F" class="Popup

    Ignore their specific product recommendations, it's a site geared toward professional colorists and the company is, of course, pushing it's own products. The info is good, though, and the names of their products actually help me make a better connection between the test results and what it means lol.

    Keratin and egg are proteins. I don't think Glycerin is.
    remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!! :read2:
    My hair:
    2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
    My routine:
    Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
    RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
    LI: KCKT or CJSL
    Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

    Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.
  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    Thank you very much! <3
    I'm going to take a look at it later :) am curious about what i'll find out!

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  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    I think my hair is ok since the strand went back almost to where it was before. I guess that its only behaving strangely due to not beeing soaked with cones anymore :)

    Thank you for the link it has beem very helpful!

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  • Geek_ChicGeek_Chic Posts: 1,255Registered Users
    @CurlyB - Make sure your last sulfate shampoo didn't have any cones in it. They're sometimes easy to miss, but anything ending in -cone, -conol, or -xane is a silicone. There are a couple exceptions to the rule, but generally, if there's no PEG or PPG in front of it, then it isn't a water soluble cone and cowashing won't remove it. If you find one, and you're somewhere Suave Naturals is sold, any shampoo in that line is cheap and cone free for a last clarifying poo.

    Like Ml001 said, dry straw-like hair is a typical indicator of protein overload. You can spot proteins in an ingredients list as themselves (eggs, collagen, keratin, etc.), as "hydrolyzed" substances, or as amino acids. If the stretch test isn't showing overload, your hair might be reacting to some other ingredient you're using on it.

    Glycerin isn't a protein, but it is a humectant. If you're in a dry area (desert or winter), glycerin can cause dryness. It functions to pull moisture from what has the most to what has less. In the winter, that means glycerin can pull moisture out of your hair in an attempt to hydrate the dry air. That can leave hair looking frizzy and feeling dry too.

    Also, just a suggestion, but if you don't know your hair properties yet (texture and porosity), then it's a good idea to figure them out. They help when picking products that will be more likely to agree with your hair. See here: Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics
    CG since 11/2011
    2c /3a F /Mii, low porosity

    Go To Products /Routine:
    Clarifying: Suave Essentials Strawberry
    Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
    CO: Suave Essentials Strawberry, V05 Kiwi Lime
    RO /LI: Tresemme Perfectly (un)Done, Cure Care, V05 Kiwi Lime Squeeze, Suave Essentials Strawberry, Renpure Brazilian Keratin (old formula)
    Stylers: LALSG, AIF, HETT, Suave Professionals Firm Control
    PT: IAGirl's as needed
  • CurlyB_CurlyB_ Posts: 126Registered Users
    Thanks!
    Just took a closer look at the label and in fact it has dimethicone in it (not quite sure if its water soluble or not), i got some samples of jessicurl cleansing cream (cocamidopropyl betaine should get any signs of build up out of my hair-or not?)
    I cant afford to buy any new stuff after all the christmas shopping..and unfortunately suave isn't available over here.


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  • Geek_ChicGeek_Chic Posts: 1,255Registered Users
    Dimethicone is definitely not water soluble, and is one of the worst cones in terms of tendency to build up. If there is a PEG or PPG in front of it, then it's water soluble (like PEG-12 Dimethicone, for example, or PPG-18 Dimethicone). No PEG or PPG? You'll need at least a low poo to remove it. Cocamidopropyl Betaine removes any and all silicones, so your hair will be cone free after a wash with the Jessicurl.
    CG since 11/2011
    2c /3a F /Mii, low porosity

    Go To Products /Routine:
    Clarifying: Suave Essentials Strawberry
    Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
    CO: Suave Essentials Strawberry, V05 Kiwi Lime
    RO /LI: Tresemme Perfectly (un)Done, Cure Care, V05 Kiwi Lime Squeeze, Suave Essentials Strawberry, Renpure Brazilian Keratin (old formula)
    Stylers: LALSG, AIF, HETT, Suave Professionals Firm Control
    PT: IAGirl's as needed
  • Curly SaraCurly Sara Posts: 183Registered Users
    CurlyB_ wrote: »
    I told my bf a few weeks ago that i was planning on going CG and explained to him what it exactly meant (goodbye to poo and silicones). To show him some results of other curlies i sent him to a thread of nc.com, and all he had to say was "but you already have curls, see this girls didn't have any or really few thats why they did all this crazy stuff you're planning to...you should spend your money on something useful rather than buying expensive hair products that you don't need!"

    I wonder if I had damaged my hair more in the past few years if he would understand that it is not only about the curls, but about making your hair and scalp healthy and happy ...

    Have any of you had similar experiences??
    How did you explain to your loved ones what the CG method is, and what did they say?



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    Going cg doesnt mean that you have to spend more on expensive cg friendly products. For me it has actually been the opposite. I no longer use expensive crappy products that smells good but contains sulfates and cones no longer that strips my hair for moisture but use organic contitioner that fits my hairtype for a cheap price like aubrey organics or loreal eversleek conditioner that are both cg-friendly and under 10 dollar at iherb.com.
    I also use deep treatments with natural products like oils, egg, coconutmilk, henna etc. And it works :-) i have never ever had more defined curls and healthy hair ever. And i get compliments all the time whitch is nice :-)
    Hair type/properties:
    3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

    Curly hair routine/regime:
    Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
    -Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
    -Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
    -Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
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