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Issanne Sun 23-Aug-20 15:22:21

So I've decided to embrace my curls but need something to help it. Everything is either crispy or greasy. Any suggestions?

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hunchicklove Sun 23-Aug-20 15:25:08

Not mousse but I'm still experimenting with alternatives so watching with interest

tabulahrasa Sun 23-Aug-20 15:28:58

Gel and mousse are supposed to go crispy btw... then when they’re completely dry, you scrunch your hair till it’s not crispy anymore.

You might know that, but it was genuinely an eye opener for me, lol

Notgoingonholiday Sun 23-Aug-20 15:29:49

I use Cantu Curl Activator, but I also follow the Curly Girl routine which has been a game changer for me, been doing it for 3.5 years.

angelfishrock Sun 23-Aug-20 18:53:29

what's your curl pattern like?

LouisBalfour Sun 23-Aug-20 18:56:10

Boucleme is very good, but you have to apply it to sopping wet hair.

CaptainMonkey Sun 23-Aug-20 18:56:56

Some kind of oil to smooth and then boots curl cream to define works for me.

ChequerBoard Mon 24-Aug-20 12:02:57

This Kerastase product is amazing for defining natural curls. I put it on lightly towel dried (microfibre hair turban) hair and then gently diffuse dry with my Dyson hairdryer.

Kerastase Aura Botanical Creme be Boucles

SundayReilly Mon 24-Aug-20 17:47:16

The Boots pink curl cream cheap as chips.
Small amount on wet hair
Let dry naturally.

Trevor Sorbie curl cream -buy direct from website

Aveda Be Curly

All good products must be allowed to dry naturally though.

BluebellsGreenbells Mon 24-Aug-20 17:49:46

I like this one.

Avoid all silicone in shampoo and conditioner

ComeOnGordon Mon 24-Aug-20 17:54:28

Trepadora have amazing curly hair products. It’s a small business but their customer service is great. They’ve got a new product out and I tried a free sample and was instantly wowed.

motherofgod2 Tue 25-Aug-20 09:06:49

I currently use Pantene Mousse for curly hair and Cantu Curl Activator. The Cantu custard is lovely, leaves my hair really soft but doesn't have much hold. I follow curly girl method but use a sulfate free shampoo as Co washing made my hair too flat. You have to experiment with different things. And always scrunch out the crunch when it's dry.

BunnyLovesBananas Tue 25-Aug-20 20:22:03

Eco-something. You can get a big pot in boots for about £5

BunnyLovesBananas Tue 25-Aug-20 20:22:20

I also like TIGI curl gel

WillowySnicket Tue 25-Aug-20 20:48:17

Agree with "they're meant to be crispy" "scrunch out the crunch. Amazing and curllife-changing!

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