Curly Girl Method!!

Msosa325Msosa325 Posts: 5Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Neophyte
Is anyone or had anyone started the CGM? Could really use a buddy. This isn't as easy as I thought it would be. 

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  • Guide 65Guide 65 Posts: 1,984Registered Users, Moderators Curl Virtuoso
    I think most of the people here are CG, or modified CG.  I've been doing this for about 2 years.  I'm still seeing improvements, but I haven't mastered winter hair care yet, so I've had several months of pretty bad hair.  Hurry up spring!!
    Formerly known as Janiegirl
    2B/2C, fine hair, low density, mixed porosity, protein loving hair
    Current products:
    Changing up my shampoos because I can't find one I like
    Deva Curl One Condition (original formula)
    Innersense I Create Volume
    Deva Curl Ultra Defining Gel
  • jeepcurlygurljeepcurlygurl Posts: 20,727Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Virtuoso
    I've been CG for 13 years. I have a simple routine and use simple, cheap, easy to find products. But it takes a lot of experimenting and reading and learning. Have fun! 
    --I'm located in Western PA.   --I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, joined the forums in May 2005, started going grey in late 2005.   --My hair is 3B with some 3A, currently at mid back length when dry,  texture-medium/fine, porosity-top is low, middle is medium, ends are porous, elasticity-normal.   --My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, coconut oil, honey, vinegar.   
    --My CG and grey hair progress -  
    http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/going-gray/179328-jeepys-grey-hair-progress.html   
    --My article at NaturallyCurly about going grey - 
    https://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/color/how-i-went-completely-gray-and-loved-it
  • mannyshairrmannyshairr Posts: 13Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Novice
    Hi :-)

    I've been on the CGM for two months now and really liking it - it does take a lot of experimenting, I'm still trying to figure out which products my hair likes/doesn't like. 

    Check out the CGM  articles and look at the recommended product list. You should also be able to find a list of CGM ingredients to avoid too. 
  • bomegabomega Posts: 1,355Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
    Definitely check out the newbie section of Curltalk - a lot of good info to get your started. There are some great articles on nc.com too. Also, feel free to ask us any questions you have along the way! :)
    Low-poo: Alaffia Coffee & Shea Revitalizing Shampoo for Fine/Thin Hair (summer), Alaffia Coconut & Shea Hydrating Shampoo
    Clarify: Kinky Curly Come Clean
    Rinse-out: Alaffia Coffee & Shea Revitalizing Conditioner for Fine/Thin Hair (summer), Alaffia Everyday Coconut Ultra Hydrating Conditioner
    DT: Camille Rose Naturals Algae Renew Deep Conditioner
    Leave-in: As I Am Leave-in
    Styler: Lily of the Desert 99% Aloe Vera Gelly
    Treatment: Daily tea spray; Coconut oil overnight treatment; Citric acid rinse for hard water; 2-step Henndigo w/ amla to cover gray

    2C, fine, low porosity, low/medium density, protein sensitive

    Looking for styling products and tools

    iHerb Code KQS149 for 5% off your order
  • SublimeamigaSublimeamiga Posts: 10Registered Users, Curl Ambassador Curl Neophyte
    I just started today! :) I need a CG buddy! I really liked my first co-washing! 
    Type: 3B with some 3A
    Density: Low
    Porosity: High
    Thickness: Fine
    Products: Shea Moisture 

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