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clipping and plopping

Ok, so I plop my hair every morning when I get out of the shower and it works great for me. Now I just got a deva cut doen and the stylist reeeally wnats me to try to clip up my hair when I get out of the shower "to make the layers stand out more" or something. Is there a way for me to clip my hair and still plop? becasue I am NOT giving up ploping ever!!! haha :) Can I clip my hair up and then plop with the clips in? Thanks in advance for the advise :)
Thick 3a hair that I am still learning how to manage! :toothy7:

Routine:
normally I condition with suave naturals conditioner and then put in Knot Today Leave in conditioner and KKKC
plop for 15-20 min
air dry
put in LA Looks Gel or Biotera Gel during the day

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Comments

  • sessac81sessac81 Posts: 690Registered Users
    I can't plop with clips in because the clips tend to get tangled. I plop and, if I use clips, clip after I plop. HTH!
    :) Vanessa :)
    CG since 9/2007
    medium texture; slightly porous

    Currently loving:
    anything from CJ, KBB Luscious Locks Hair Mask, Kenra Moisturizing Conditioner
  • riotkittyriotkitty Posts: 1,307Registered Users
    I plop first to get all the excess water out. Then I diffuse till damp, put the clips in and take them out when my hair is dry.
    Have several allergies and sensitivities.
    Current products
    Low Poo/Cowash: Rio Grande Herb Co Negrita and Amole Deep Treatment Concentrate, Magick Botanicals (MB) Shampoo (diluted)
    Rinse out/Leave in: MB with apricot kernel and jojoba oils added
    Protein Treatment: MB Conditioner for Thinning Hair, IAgirl's protien treatment
    Style: MB Gel mixed with LOTD Aloe Vera Gelly


    2b-c, need lots of moisture, likes protein in moderation.
  • msgibletmsgiblet Posts: 5,825Registered Users
    I know there are some here who can clip and then plop. I've never tried it because I've always figured once I turn upside to plop, the clips are either going to loosen up too much or the top of my head is going to get really messed up. I don't plop for that long anyway and my hair takes so long to dry that even after diffusing for a couple minutes, my hair is still damp enough to clip with good results.
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    Fine, Thick, Normal Porosity, Normal Elasticity

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