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Try making the sizes/parts of your bantu's smaller. Mine were looking like donut holes when I would take them down. I was doing my knots to big, not letting them completely dry and using too much product. Are you doing 2 strand twists then knotting or just twisting it single strand and knotting?
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When I make them smaller, my hair looks like puffy worms, lmfao

I have a very weird hair type, Ion'een'know.... -_-

my best bet is the eco styler gel saturation.  It's the only thing that didn't make my hair puffy

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I saw this girl on facebook with a horrible horrible weave..she got 17 likes and "you are hot" comments.
 
I couldnt take it anymore I told my friend to tell her the weave is a hot mess. He did and she removed her picture.
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Whyyyy didn't I test it before applying this stuff? I did it after the fact and saw how clumpy and nasty these products looked mixed together. I applied that crap to my hair yesterday and it came out pure white and rough feeling. I JUST clarified my hair like 3 days ago now I have to do it again because of the crazy build up.

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75?! Whew. CLC, use your usual hair products on wet hair and then try sitting under a blow dryer for about 30 min next time you do curlformers to ensure they are 100% dry before you take them out. You might have to wait until the summer humidity calms down to get a frizz free set.


I have let chlorine and salt water affect my hair lately but it was so worth it lol.

I will be detangling, trimming and DC'ing this weekend before bunning it up.
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Yessssss I finally remember to do a side part so I can have a bang. I hate middle parts with a passion but I always forget to remove it and then I can't touch my hair until it dries unless I want an undefined fro
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i ended up straightening my hair yesterday.  its a shame because i never even try to do a good job. my main goal is fast not silky straight.  oh well the deed is done and in a bun.  i still need to go back in an do a proper trim but *shrugs*  i dont want my hair getting used to all this attention.

i want to say that my hair looks a lot thicker but didnt i just say i didnt even do proper straightening so its probably just the puffy.

so the sad part is that im back to waist length stretched after my cutting my texturized ends off in november.  it took 8 damn months to get back were i started from.  i should probably work on this breakage at my crown but i dont feel like thinking about it right now.
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Originally posted by carolina cutie carolina cutie wrote:

75?! Whew. CLC, use your usual hair products on wet hair and then try sitting under a blow dryer for about 30 min next time you do curlformers to ensure they are 100% dry before you take them out. You might have to wait until the summer humidity calms down to get a frizz free set.


I have let chlorine and salt water affect my hair lately but it was so worth it lol.

I will be detangling, trimming and DC'ing this weekend before bunning it up.


Yeah, I think I took them out too early.

Will try again, and give it at least half-a-day to dry.

I also used ElastaQP's foaming gel when I did it--I think that was the problem, wasn't giving me a good hold at all.
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