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Best Product for Air Dried Curly Hair

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Health & Beauty MoneySaving
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Health & Beauty MoneySaving
Hi

After a few years of being a slave to my beloved GHD's, I've decided to go back to my natural curly/wavy hair (which I quite like now and get compliments)

I currently use Keune So Pure Crystal De-Frizz which is perfect, I just apply and when air-dry just slightly fluff up and you can't tell there is any product at all but perfectly defined curls & waves - problem is it's £8 a tube and I think it's being discontinued :mad:

I've recently tried Tresemme Curl Creme but that made my hair a sticky mess :eek:

Do any of you fellow MSE'ers know of a product that won't make my hair sticky/rock hard/crispy?

Thanks
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  • glowgirl_2glowgirl_2 Forumite
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    Hi

    After a few years of being a slave to my beloved GHD's, I've decided to go back to my natural curly/wavy hair (which I quite like now and get compliments)

    I currently use Keune So Pure Crystal De-Frizz which is perfect, I just apply and when air-dry just slightly fluff up and you can't tell there is any product at all but perfectly defined curls & waves - problem is it's £8 a tube and I think it's being discontinued :mad:

    I've recently tried Tresemme Curl Creme but that made my hair a sticky mess :eek:


    Do any of you fellow MSE'ers know of a product that won't make my hair sticky/rock hard/crispy?

    Thanks

    I've been through dumping the straighteners and going curly so know where your coming from, what worked for me was scrunching hair in a towel when wet rather than rubbing, a small amount of super cheap hair gel that has no alcohol in it when the hair is wet and a small amount of Avon no frizz serum also when wet, this gave me defined natural curls, no crispiness (go easy on the gel) and no flop either I also found that using a non silicone shampoo and conditioner worked wonders and gave my hair volume but the Avon product isn't much less than £8 anyway so in your case I would be inclined to buy what you can if its being discontinued (how annoying is that? always happens when you find something you like:() and stockpile if you can, its so hard to find a product you like for curly hair:wall:
    Thank you for this site Martin
    The time for change has come
    Good luck for the future
  • VJsmumVJsmum Forumite
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    i use charles worthington no more frizz from home bargains. £1.99 a tube, works on my thick, porous curly hair better than any of the more expensive products.

    My problem is that my hair only goes one day left curly - the next day it looks like nothing on earth, so it either has to be washed again, or pinned up.
    I wanna be in the room where it happens
  • Little_VicsLittle_Vics Forumite
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    I use Tigi curls amplifier. Love it - wouldn't change, and you can get it quite cheaply on ebay.
  • ali-tali-t Forumite
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    I would suggest buying lots of the product you do like before it is discontinued. By the time you have used it all up you are likely to want a change of style again, perhaps back to the GHDs or venturing into new territory like crimping lol
    If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you always got!
  • IronMaidenFanIronMaidenFan Forumite
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    Thanks for all your replies!

    I think I will stockpile, I've only seen it in one place online in the UK so just hope they haven't sold out. If they have I will certainly try your suggestions.

    When I washed my hair this morning I sprayed a leave in conditioner in and then put a small amount of Aveda Elixir Leave In Conditioner Creme that I had lurking in my dressing table drawer and ran it through with my fingers - quite a good result!!!!

    As for the crimping, lol, I remember it the first time round - but you never know.
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  • lostinrateslostinrates Forumite
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    I use Tigi curls amplifier. Love it - wouldn't change, and you can get it quite cheaply on ebay.


    I find this best too. I add some frizz ease serum and mix in my hand before applying.
  • wifeforlifewifeforlife Forumite
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    I'm another Tigi fan, using curl rock. I also use a diffuser as it allows my curls to be soft with a bit of volume, it lasts 3 days before I need to wash again just scrunching each morning with wet hands
  • Sublime_2Sublime_2 Users Awaiting Email Confirmation
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    My hair is wavy rather than curly, so to get ringlets, I use Boots Curl Creme. A truly marvellous product that gives lovely curls.

    Its only £1.29 for a large tub, so a real bargain. I always stockpile it when in Boots, and panic if I get low on it.
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    randyravingrhianrandyravingrhian Forumite
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    edited 22 May 2011 at 12:49PM
    Morning!

    Ive recently started using a product called The Big Tease by Lush, which seems to suit my thick curly hair. Being a low maintenance girl....ahem....lazy girl, I just wash, bung in a little bit of product (soon discovered just to use a tiny amount....otherwise it really doesn't look good!), and then leave to air dry. It forms ringlets in my hair....and lasts all day, without frizz! (If you have a store nearby, they can give free mini samples to try, on request)

    Hth!
  • curlytop12curlytop12 Forumite
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    sublime wrote: »
    My hair is wavy rather than curly, so to get ringlets, I use Boots Curl Creme. A truly marvellous product that gives lovely curls.

    Its only £1.29 for a large tub, so a real bargain. I always stockpile it when in Boots, and panic if I get low on it.

    i second this one!though my hair is very,very fine and curly.
    i really want to have a go with the lush and the tigi ones now though:)think you can get tigi products on "cheapsmells" and get cashback through "topcashback":money:
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