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My Curly Girl Journey

KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
I've been a member of this site for a long time, but I've never quite made the leap over the fence into the Curly Girl Method.

I started this weekend and so far so good. The reason for the leap is because my hair is falling out! Not in clumps or anything, but there is enough hair to clog my shower drain. I checked the photos of the shower hairball clumps, and mine is nowhere near as big as the peachball. lol But it's enough to be concerning to me.

I think what I have going on is a build up of silicones causing weakening of my hair? That's my best guess. Damn you Pantene!

So I posted and someone suggested I was in the 3 category. I'm guessing a 3A or possibly 3B, not sure. My hair is fine & thin as well. Porosity, I'm not sure.

Sunday I washed my hair with a sulfate shampoo - Sauve Naturals & conditioner. Byebye Pantene.

Today I tried my first curly girl method.

I washed with Sauve Naturals conditioner and then conditioned with more of the same.

When I got out of the shower I attempted to Plop, but don't think I did it right, but I'm sure even wrong is better than a regular towel.

After I did my makeup I unplopped and put in some spray conditioner (Just a little bit of Sauve Naturals Conditioner and a lot of water shook up in a spray bottle) and then used some hair gel (la Bella for Curly hair).

My hair looks pretty good, I think. & now for some pictures.

1. these is a recent picture, but pre curly girl and pre haircut (just got a cut last week)
2. this is the results of day 1 curly girl method
3. This is my first purchase with curly girl method in mind.

The aloe juice - I want to make a curl refresher similiar to Ouidad's Botanical Boost. I kept seeing aloe juice as the major ingredient in all the recipes I was looking at over the weekend. So I need to find it again and make some.

I have no idea what I'm doing with the Tea Tree Oil.

The Tresemee Naturals Conditioner - not really sure. I don't particularly see the need for more than 1 type of conditioner. I wanted to try it. Perhaps I'll use the Sauve Naturals for cowashing and this one for conditioning.

The Shampoo - will be returned. Just read that is not CG. :( I want a low sulfate/no sulfate shampoo to have on hand should I want or feel I need to shampoo. I can't imagine not shampooing my hair ever again so I'd like to have something that isn't harsh to have on hand should I need/want to.
3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
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  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Just made some curl refresher

    Used this recipe I found here on CurlTalk
    Aloe rosewater moisturizing spray....4 oz rosewater, 1 tbsp aloe vera and 1 tbsp oil of choice....courtesy of naturi beauty


    I didn't use rosewater, but just regular tap water. I used the tea tree oil pictured above.

    I am super bummed I have to refrigerator this aloe juice. My husband is going to wonder what the hell it is and he's going to roll his eyes at me. lol I wish I could have found it in a smaller container.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Having second thoughts and looking for opinions. My main concern is that it is silicone free,which it is. It does have sulfates which are not CG. I understand that, but it says, "low sulfates". Lower than their regular shampoo. But is it lower than say Sauve Naturals Shampoo? I don't know. I was thinking it would be fine for occasional use, but also thinking I really want some no sulfate shampoo because I have quite a bit left of my Sauve Naturals Shampoo if I want a sulfate shampoo.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    2nd day hair. I really didn't want to skip cowashing today but I had no time. I sprayed with my homemade curl refresher & plopped while doing makeup. Does anyone plop 2nd day hair? I haven't seen it mentioned but it made it wicked curlier. Not too bad but if I wasn't in a hurry...
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • 09robiha09robiha Posts: 683Registered Users
    Your hair looks so curly there, looks great!

    I don't plop on the 2nd day but maybe I will have to try now...
    Mixture of 2c/3a curls, fine to med texture

    :love5: PROTEIN LOVER!!! :love5:

    Wishing my hair would be more like this
    > :angel13:
    and less like this
    > :evil5:
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    I'm obsessed! I need help! lol

    I was at the grocery store so I was looking at all the shampoos & picked up some Organix Tea tree shampoo. Don't plan on using it anytime soon but wanted a sulfate & silicone free shampoo to have on hand.

    Also picked up some Flax Seed to try my hand at making a homemade gel.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • curlicious13curlicious13 Posts: 1,632Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    If you want to use the cg method, all of your conditioners have to be silicone free. Last time I checked all of the suave naturals conditioner line had silicones. If you continue to use it, you will need to use a clarifying shampoo or a sulfate free shampoo that has bentaine high on the ingredient list. You won't be able to exclusively cowash because most silicones can't be cowashed out. Check out the article the scoop on silicones.
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Hmm.... Everything I have read on this website about Sauve Naturals says it's a CG friendly with no silicones.

    These are the ingredients


    Water (Aqua) , Cetyl Alcohol , Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine , Fragrance (Parfum) , Lactic Acid , Potassium Chloride , Disodium EDTA , DMDM Hydantoin , PEG-150 Distearate , Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E Acetate) , Methylchloroisothiazolinone , Methylisothiazolinone , Spirulina Maxima Extract , Mentha Aquatica Leaf Extract , Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract , Blue 1 (CI 42090) , Red 33 (CI17200)

    No cones there.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Just made some flaxseed gel after watching a you tube video...

    1/4 of a cup of flax seed (i used brown because that's all they had at the store)
    2 cups of water

    Boiled my water & then added the seeds after it came to a boil. (I've watched videos where it was added to the water cold and then boiled. not sure which is better)

    Boiled my flax seeds for about 7 mins.

    Strained

    added 1 tbsp of aloe vera juice & 1 tbsp of tea tree oil


    Put it in a plastic ketchup squeeze bottle.

    I don't know about this... I haven't figured out if the consistency is gelly enough, but it's still cooling.

    I also wasn't sure about how much of these extra ingredients to add. 1 tbsp seems like a lot...
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Well, I must say that my hair feels absolutely disgusting. I haven't showered yet or anything so it's 3rd day hair right now. I don't have anything going on today so I'm just at home cleaning. Going to hit the shower soon and cowash.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Not really satisfied with my hair today. Tried putting in leave in conditioner, & FSG in upside down in soaking wet hair & plopped. It is definitely curly but I'm not sure if it's technique, products, or my haircut. Looks thin & straggly. I know haircut sucks cuz the front sides are not even.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Forgot a picture.

    Crap that's worse than sideways. lol I'm not fixing it. You get the idea. Perhaps I'll figure it out for next time.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    I think my hair needs protein since it's fine & when I run my fingers through it I get several strands of hair in my fingers.

    Looking for different treatments / products to try. I like this one:
    Science-y Hair Blog: Gelatin Hair Protein Treatment FAQs

    The idea of having to buy a ton of different things is not appealing at all. I've already bought so much already.

    Need to buy: Knox gelatine, some kind of oil. Coconut maybe?

    I hate coconut smells.... I have tea tree oil. Maybe I should just use that till it's gone before buying any other oils. Already have aloe vera juice and excited to have another use for that ginormous jug I bought.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • kellllykelllly Posts: 11Registered Users
    I'm obsessed! I need help! lol

    I was at the grocery store so I was looking at all the shampoos & picked up some Organix Tea tree shampoo. Don't plan on using it anytime soon but wanted a sulfate & silicone free shampoo to have on hand.

    Also picked up some Flax Seed to try my hand at making a homemade gel.
    Read the ingredients on your Organix. I bought this too before I realized mine has dimethecone in it. BTW your hair is really pretty.
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Ahhh... yes Dimethicone Copolyol

    Is in it, but it's supposed to be a water soluble so it should be fine.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Well I was almost tempted to reach for the shampoo today. My hair was feeling pretty yucky by the end of the day yesterday. I was reading up on different protein treatments and read a bunch of threads. I had the idea of doing a "water wash" this morning after reading about it.

    So that's what I did. Just massaged my scalp with my finger tips and washed with water. When I got out of the shower I plopped with a tshirt. I notice that most people plop after putting in their hair products. I tried that yesterday, but I didn't like it at all. I may try it again, but I prefer to put products in after plopping. I plopped while I ate breakfast, dressed & did makeup.

    After unplopping, I sprayed hair with my homebrew leave in conditioner (Sauve Naturals & water mixed in a spray bottle), & used some FSG.

    I'll post a picture once I'm all dry.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
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    My hair feels very weird with conditioner only washing. It seems limp, flat, etc. I think a water wash today was helpful, but I want to try a cleansing conditioner to see what it does to my hair before I shampoo it.

    EVOO - no idea what I'm doing with that. I saw it as an ingredient in a bunch of different things (I like to make concoctions.)

    Gelatine - planning a protein treatment tonight or tomorrow morning.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • chupiechupie Posts: 5,275Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Forgot a picture.

    Crap that's worse than sideways. lol I'm not fixing it. You get the idea. Perhaps I'll figure it out for next time.

    Looks very pretty here.
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    This CG junk is crazy. I'm about ready to throw in the towel. I keep reading all kinds of conflicting information that my head is spinning. One thing I know for sure is that silicones are bad and sulfates are harsh.

    So far my hair cannot handle this cowashing business & all these oils. I haven't used a shampoo since Sunday. I'm trying to give it a chance tho..

    I did the protein thing from IAGirl's Sciency Blog. My hair is all plopped up right now. I am planning to go to bed like this. I did a cowash after I rinsed the stuff out or was it just a rinse out conditioning? ugh. Will see what it's like in the morning.

    I think I need to make more Flax Seed Gel without or less oil in it & make more curl refresher with less oil too.

    I know one thing. I'm not spending a penny more on this business until I run out of something! lol
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • chupiechupie Posts: 5,275Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    You can lowpoo if co washing isn't working. It took me about two months to start getting regularly decent hair. Six months in most days it does something nice.
  • chupiechupie Posts: 5,275Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Oh and if you feel oils are weighing you down go to basics. Washing conditioning and doing one styler. You have enough curl pattern you can probably get away with that. And your FSG doesn't have to have oil in it.
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Thanks chupie. I think I'm going to toss my FSG & make a new batch without oil. & Perhaps my curl refresher too but I did IAGirls protein treatment last night & I might need that stuff now !

    check out my hair lol. I'm waiting with my kid at the bus stop & going back home after. can't believe I left the house like this!

    it feels fine not like straw or anything very soft
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    My hair feels so good after the protein treatment! This morning when I washed with Loreal's EverCurl Cleansing Conditioner there was barely any hair in the drain! That's unheard of lately for me. That's the reason I started this Journey - so much hair in the drain that it clogged up the shower. So I think my hair is protein starved.

    I'm concerned this EverCurl Cleansing Conditioner needs 8-10 pumps?! But if it works really well for me and I don't need a separate conditioner then it wouldn't be so bad I guess. Jury is still out, but it could possibly be HG status. I dunno yet.

    That's all I used this morning, no other conditioner, but I did use my FSG. I still think I need to tweak that recipe a bit and lower the oil content or do away with it altogether.

    Today's hair photo:

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    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Used some Organix Tea Tree Shampoo this morning with Tressemme Naturals conditioner & FSG. Love my hair today. Nice, big & fluffy & full of curls. Perhaps a touch of frizz.

    Will go back to cowashing tomorrow.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • chloe92uschloe92us Posts: 1,203Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Your hair is looking great....keep going. Just to answer some of your questions or clear up some misinformation you've been given.

    1- suave naturals conditioners do not have silicone, so you're good there.

    2- yes, you used way too much oil in your FSG. I only use 1/4 teaspoon of oil per cup and my hair does well with oils.

    3- if you want a truly sulphate free shampoo to use regularly, yes to cucumbers is good (it says sulphate free right on the bottle- get that one).

    4- if you really want to try the CG method, I wouldn't mess around with shampoos that are questionable. Low sulphate is not sulphate free, and there is a difference.

    Do you have a trader joes near you? The tea tree tingle conditioner is an amazing cowash conditioner,is cheap, and smells like mint, lol. You would love it!

    Good luck!
    2C/ Coarse/ Normal porosity/ SW Florida/ Salt & Pepper
    Cleanse: AIA cowash, TJ Tea Tree Condish
    Condish: JC Too Shea, Tresemme Botanique
    Stylers: flax/okra gel or KCCC + CJ PP or JC Spiralicious
    Experimenting with Got2B Ultra gel and loving it so far!
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Thanks Chloe92us! I do have a Trader Joe's about 15 miles away. I will keep your reccomendations in mind, but I'm on a product freeze! lol Gotta make do with what I already have for now.

    I'm going to make some new FSG this week. I seem to have gotten a lot more than I can use in a week's time in my last batch. I got one of those squeeze ketchup bottles full of it and I had even more than that but threw it out.

    I just have to figure out more usable amounts of flaxseeds, aloe and oil. Not sure of measurements that would get me an amount that I can use before it spoils. I keep it refrigerated & so far it seems fine. Not exactly sure how long it keeps yet.

    Since I did the protein treatment, I haven't had any limp, lifeless issues. I'm not sure if it's the PT or Loreal's Evercurl Cleansing Conditioner or a combination of them both. I've even conditioned my hair after rinsing out the cleansing conditioner & it seems fine.

    I like to go over my hair once it's dry with some additional FSG or some curl refresher. Wish it didn't take so dang long to dry!! I might experiment with a diffuser. I do have one, but don't like to mess with it much.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • lori.mattoxlori.mattox Posts: 210Registered Users
    KellyofCurls- I have been getting curious about making my own flaxseed gel or aloe vera gel. I'm still deciding, but long story short ended up coming across your post. I don't know if you have any or if it would break the rules for your product freeze but naptural85 on youtube adds vitamin E oil as a preservative. She has the same ratio of seeds to water as your recipe. She says it will last for 3 weeks with that. The blog chocolate hair vanilla care shows adding powdered vitamin C or crushing up the tablets to their aloe vera gel to make it last longer than a week.
    3C/4A Fine texture, low porosity, low/medium density? Trying CG since Dec. 2013
    Shampoo: Curl's Creamy Curl Cleanser or clarifying shampoo when needed.
    Co-wash: Curl's coconut curlada
    Deep Condition: Experimenting in the kitchen
    oil: flaxseed and coconut for treatments
    Styler: Tresemme conditioner, alone or mixed together with aloe vera gel
    Sealer: aloe vera juice
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Thanks lori-mattox! I had heard that before. I did add tea tree oil, but not sure if it works the same. It's what I had so it's what I used.

    Yesterday my hair felt kind of dry so this morning I cowashed with Sauve Naturals, conditioned with Tresemme Naturals & sprayed in some leave in conditioner (Sauve naturals with a lot of water) & plopped. Used my FSG and am waiting for it to dry to see what the verdict is.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Eh... Didn't like all that conditioner in my head today. Too heavy weighing my hair down.

    Tomorrow I'll try a different combination. Today when I co-washed I used quite a bit of conditioner. That seemed to work pretty good. Maybe I just don't need to conditioner on top of the cowashing? Maybe I'll skip the 2nd conditioner.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
  • lori.mattoxlori.mattox Posts: 210Registered Users
    When I co-wash I only do that step. I do the LCO or LOC method out of the shower, with leave-in/Liquid, a styler (Cream), and an oil. It sounds like your hair might be fine with using your aloe vera juice and/or water alone for your liquid/leave-in. The juice may also act as your sealer or oil; and I'd consider your FSG as your styler. Good luck!
    3C/4A Fine texture, low porosity, low/medium density? Trying CG since Dec. 2013
    Shampoo: Curl's Creamy Curl Cleanser or clarifying shampoo when needed.
    Co-wash: Curl's coconut curlada
    Deep Condition: Experimenting in the kitchen
    oil: flaxseed and coconut for treatments
    Styler: Tresemme conditioner, alone or mixed together with aloe vera gel
    Sealer: aloe vera juice
  • KellyofCurlsKellyofCurls Posts: 67Registered Users
    Today I went back to the Loreal Evercurl Cleansing Conditioner and Sauve Naturals for conditioning. Tomorrow I'm going to try soley cowashing with Sauve to see how that goes.
    3A, Fine, Unsure of porosity
    Curly Girl since 11/10/13 - Still figuring out what works best for my hair!
    lopoo 1x per week with - Organix Tea Tree Mint Shampoo
    Conditioners: Sauve Naturals Tropical Coconut
    Gel: LA Looks Sports Gel
    Curl Refresher - water. Still looking for something
    PT: IAGirl's Protein Treatment
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