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Question about Emergencee...

tinahtinah Posts: 1,195Registered Users Curl Neophyte
I bought this today and used it this afternoon. How the heck do you spread this through your hair?? I followed the directions. I washed my hair first with GVP Aloe Rid cause I thought I might have a little build up. So after rinsing that out my hair was a matted tangly mess. I had a really hard time getting the Emergencee through my hair! I endedu p haing to smear it on as if I was doing a ponytail and then squeezing my hair a lot to get the stuff through my hair. I don't know if I got in evenly. It was just awful. Does anyone have a trick for getting this stuff through their hair?
CG - 3/27/09
3b - dry - medium texture/medium porosity!
Co wash/rinseout/leave in: currently auditioning products
Styling: lube and BRHG

Comments

  • irociroc Posts: 7,890Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Just keep working it through - and a decent amount of it - and it'll start spreading easier.
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  • wild~hairwild~hair Posts: 9,890Registered Users
    I know what you mean. After clarifying, my hair gets very "sticky" [sticky like velcro, not like syrup] and just wants to adhere to itself.

    And the Emergencee doesn't have much slip, that's for sure, which doesn't help.

    What I do is a vinegar rinse after I clarify. It makes the hair smooth and a little silkier feeling. Then it's much easier to detangle, and much easier to distribute the Emergencee.
  • irociroc Posts: 7,890Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    now that I'm thinking about it, I think I used to shampoo and condition before using Emergencee - but it's been a while since I've used it, so it's hard to remember.
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  • SuburbanbushbabeSuburbanbushbabe Posts: 15,402Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I just work it through, no combing. Hair is still tangled. Let it sit and rinse. Then I condition for detangling.
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