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What do you prefer a creamy leave in or a spray leave in?

I was wondering what leave in do you fellow curlies prefer a creamy one or a spray leave in and why?


  • BoomygrrlBoomygrrl Posts: 4,940Registered Users
    Thick creamy leave-in...for two reasons...I'm messy with the spray...and because I use the leave-in as like a curl cream.
    That's right, I said it! I wear scrunchies!!

    I am a sulfate washing, cone slabbing, curly lovin' s.o.b. The CG police haven't caught me yet.

  • CurlyminxCurlyminx Posts: 5,581Registered Users
    creamy. I've always been a creamy leave-in type of girl.
    Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

    Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Fcurlymix%2F" class="Popup
    pw: curls

    Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
  • darcurldarcurl Posts: 586Registered Users
    Initially a creamy leave-in. After wards for spot treatment or light overall touch-up I like the spray.
    2c, CG, soft, managed, curly-From NEPA
    MOP-C CUrL
  • CaleilaniCaleilani Posts: 728Registered Users
    A creamy leave-in.I tried a spray before and it just dried out my hair.The creamy leave-in is more moisturizing in my hair.
    3B-3C, alittle past tailbone length,age:41 years
  • LoloDSMLoloDSM Posts: 3,778Registered Users
    I use a spray leave in. My hair is fine and easily weighed down. When I use [buylink=http://www.curlmart.com/Kinky-Curly-Knot-Today-p-207.html?utm_source=naturallycurly.com&utm_medium=text-link&utm_content=curltalk-post-text&utm_campaign=kinkycurly-knot-today-leaveindetangler]KCKT[/buylink], I have to use a microscopic amount or it's too much for my hair.
    Loose botticelli curls and waves
    No silicones/no sulfates since March 2008
  • loewinloewin Posts: 246Registered Users
    While I prefer a spray, because I feel I get better coverage and distribution, I am using the other for now because that's all I have.
    Very basic hair wiki :sign9:
    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fcurlyhairwiki.wetpaint.com%2F" class="Popup
    In depth wikis :sign9:
    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fcurlyhair.wikia.com%2Fwiki%2FMain_Page" class="Popup

    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fcurltalk.net%3A8080%2Fweb%2Fguest%2Fwiki%3Bjsessionid%3D56628865A9EAD858B89DF7BC9CB6D285" class="Popup

    2b/3a medium/coarse semi-porous/iii
    White Rain Ocean Mist GVP conditioning balm. Bioterra/LA Looks. Air dry. SOTC w/LOOB..I think its my first HG. :love1:
    Experimenting with homemade recipes.:happy5:
  • helloitsiohelloitsio Posts: 1,369Registered Users
    Creme. Spray leave ins do nothing for my hair.
  • lazy loopslazy loops Posts: 8,792Registered Users
    Never, ever any sprays for me... slippery at first then sticky & spotty, & dust/dirt-attracting. :tongue6:
  • FunkyCurlGurlFunkyCurlGurl Posts: 264Registered Users
    I'm a both type of girl. I usually pop some spray leave-in in my hair immediately after showering. And then I follow with my styling products, during which I add a creamy leave-in. I tend to prefer creams though.

    /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fpublic.fotki.com%2Ffunkycurlgirl%2F" class="Popup
    "when I feel her jump up and dance / I hear the music! my God / i'm talking about my nappy hair!"
    - Lucille Clifton, "Homage to my Hair."
  • twisted22twisted22 Posts: 2Registered Users
    I used to be a creamy leave in, but they always weighed my hair down and made me feel like I had to rewash my hair. I recently discovered Aveeno's spray leave in though and I have to say it works great! My hair is silky and smooth with no weigh down whatsoever!:love5:
  • Gemini13Gemini13 Posts: 5,000Registered Users
    I use a heavier, creamy leave-in in the winter. In the fall I use a lighter, spray leave-in. I don't need any in the spring or summer.
    Brooklyn, NY

    Hair: 3A/B, Underlayer of 2B
    HG products:
    Winter- Giovanni Tea Tree (co-wash) & 50/50 (condish); Curl Junkie Curl Assurance Leave-In; Curls Milkshake & Quenched Curls; Re:coil; BRHG
    Summer: DevaCurl No Poo & OneC; CK; Re:coil; BRHG; Honey!!!

    fotki pw= crrrls
  • SuburbanbushbabeSuburbanbushbabe Posts: 15,402Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Creamy all year round
    My blog - /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fsuburbanbushbabe.wordpress.com%2F" class="Popup
    My FOTKI - /home/leaving?target=http%3A%2F%2Fwhatsnew.fotki.com%2Fsuburbanbushbabe%2F" class="Popup

    Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
    Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.

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