New from Switzerland

CarmenCarmen Registered Users Posts: 31
Hi everyone! :D

My name is Carmen and I come from Switzerland. I don't have any Spanish blood, as you might think from my name. I'm a natural blonde and my hair sometimes looks unreal - as if I either coloured it or got a perm ... :roll:

I read CG about 6 months ago and started the poo-less routine. But because I didn't find any products without cones, I started having build-up quite soon and because of that started using shampoo again (Garnier Fructis Oil Repair Shampoo). Since this week I'm using a condish without cones (the first one I found here in Switzerland!) and it just feels great! It's not as sticky and heavy as with the cones. But unfortunately this condish is very expensive and my curls aren't very frizz-free and well-defined compared to the cone-condish (but very smooth, I have to say). So I'm busy reading product reviews here and I'm looking forward to making my curl-friendly product purchase at CurlMart someday ... :wink:

Two months ago I had my very first curly haircut. The stylist did it perfectly! :D
Even though she had straight hair, she knew a lot about curly hair. Before she started cutting my hair (dry, of course!) she touched it, talked with me about it and then she cut it rather too long than too short. It was great. I think it was the first haircut after which I didn't cry. :shock: :wink:

I'm already writing too much ...
I made some pictures of my me and my hair before and after CG, and before and after the new haircut that I want to show you.

I think I'm a 3a/b/c ... mostly 3b with 3c underneath and some 3a in the middle :wink:
What do you think?

Before CG, straightened with a straightening iron:
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After starting CG, before my haircut (the 3c hair underneath, which is curled more tightly, was much shorter as the 3a/b hair because of a wet haircut):
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After the haircut (with the cone-free condish):
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The curly hair's much better, isn't it?
It also suits my personality better. :)
Natural blonde 3b with some 3c & 3a, thick and coarse
modified CG since September '06

Comments

  • RaindiamondsRaindiamonds Registered Users Posts: 218
    Your curls are beautiful

    Welcome to the site so glad you joined.
    My hair is naturally curly,very long thick corkscrew curls that are 3Braindiamonds.gif
    http://whatsnew.fotki.com/raindiamonds/
    will add more curl pics soon,thx
  • curlyclaudiacurlyclaudia Registered Users Posts: 416
    Welcome, I am new too, have found great info on this site
    great curls!
    3b, modified CG, short inverted bob living in Central Jersey
    Current faves: no poo, HE Hello Hydration, ck, Shea Moisture, Mixed Chicks
    PW colombia
    http://public.fotki.com/curlyclaudia/

    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

  • CarmenCarmen Registered Users Posts: 31
    Thank you both, it's so good to hear something nice about my hair :wink:
    Natural blonde 3b with some 3c & 3a, thick and coarse
    modified CG since September '06
  • JaxieJaxie Registered Users Posts: 1,282
    Welcome to nc, your hair is beautiful! Much better curly! ~~jax
    2c or 3a Cut most of my hair off in July '12 and am working on regrowing it.

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