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F.A.O. Curly-haired people. I have found the perfect product!!

Discussion in 'Personal' started by dominant_tonic, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. dominant_tonic

    dominant_tonic Established commenter

    I cannot tell you how many products I have tried to reduce frizz and make it curly. Every time I shop I try something new. Loreal Frizz reducing shampoo/con. was the last. Before that, John-Frieda's Frizxz Ease range, before that Charles Worthington, before that Denise Mc.Adam etc. etc. I think I have done them all, and it's been flipping expensive. Plus the cost of adding in serum and the like and it is asmall fortune for pretty minimal results.
    Until now!!! [​IMG]
    I found, for £1.49 in my homebargains store, Urban therapy's Twisted Sista Curl Activator. It's a cream (goes on white but no residue), and it does what it says on the tin. Or tube in this case :)
    Put it on when hair was damp, split into section and twisted. it took about ten minutes (relatively short hair- just below collar maybe) and left to dry. Many curls, no frizz, no stiffness, no wet look. Beautiful soft curls :) i am soooooo happy. Have booked in Wednesday for a hair cut, and can hopefully now get the curly bob I have wanted for ages.
    The kids in school today were asking me if I had curled my hair :) (supply, not been there forever).
    Had to share it, because it has cost me a fortune and been a source of huge frustration. Now bugger the 'you should straighten it' brigade, I have proper curls and no frizz.
    http://www.thevanitybag.co.uk/Urban-Therapy-Twisted-Sista-Curl-Activator-Cream-Moisturiser-Eliminate-Frizz-100ml.html
    hyperlink doo-dah seems to have broken sorry. Copy and paste it is.
     
  2. dominant_tonic

    dominant_tonic Established commenter

    I cannot tell you how many products I have tried to reduce frizz and make it curly. Every time I shop I try something new. Loreal Frizz reducing shampoo/con. was the last. Before that, John-Frieda's Frizxz Ease range, before that Charles Worthington, before that Denise Mc.Adam etc. etc. I think I have done them all, and it's been flipping expensive. Plus the cost of adding in serum and the like and it is asmall fortune for pretty minimal results.
    Until now!!! [​IMG]
    I found, for £1.49 in my homebargains store, Urban therapy's Twisted Sista Curl Activator. It's a cream (goes on white but no residue), and it does what it says on the tin. Or tube in this case :)
    Put it on when hair was damp, split into section and twisted. it took about ten minutes (relatively short hair- just below collar maybe) and left to dry. Many curls, no frizz, no stiffness, no wet look. Beautiful soft curls :) i am soooooo happy. Have booked in Wednesday for a hair cut, and can hopefully now get the curly bob I have wanted for ages.
    The kids in school today were asking me if I had curled my hair :) (supply, not been there forever).
    Had to share it, because it has cost me a fortune and been a source of huge frustration. Now bugger the 'you should straighten it' brigade, I have proper curls and no frizz.
    http://www.thevanitybag.co.uk/Urban-Therapy-Twisted-Sista-Curl-Activator-Cream-Moisturiser-Eliminate-Frizz-100ml.html
    hyperlink doo-dah seems to have broken sorry. Copy and paste it is.
     
  3. I have always had very curly hair - I was in fashion in the 70's and never since. Now I am older the problem has disappeared.
     
  4. dominant_tonic

    dominant_tonic Established commenter

    I know - I keep waiting for it to come back. i had it straightened in Korea last year, and loved it,. but I was desperately missing my curls in the end, and am so glad they are back :) Even happier now that this stuff works! Hate thatif talking about hair, wveryone recommends a good straightening product, as if you are not allowed to be curly![​IMG]
    I loved my hair striaight - for the first time ever was very confident about it, but will be so again with curls now ;-)
    Why is your's not a problem anymore? Am I just being dense??
    edit - ah. I see. I assume you are a bloke then! Oh my gosh, this school will be the death of me! Roll on Easter.
     
  5. errr..... cos I'm a bloke.

     
  6. dominant_tonic

    dominant_tonic Established commenter

    okay okay - lose the sarcasm please. I did edit the post, and even left it there for people to get the humour from :) Be nice - it's a long long supply week in a difficult school, and not breaking-up until Thursday - my poor brain is fried.[​IMG]
     
  7. I don't see how you can see any sarcasm in a simple statement of fact - because none was intended.
     
  8. dominant_tonic

    dominant_tonic Established commenter

    Okay - I admit defeat. Sometimes I do read TES posts with a different slant than one intended. I think it was the 'err...' that I read as sarcastic - You obviously didn't mean it as such. Sorry.
    I thought it was quite funny that I didn't realise that you were male until after I posted. You would not believe the though processes that went into trying to work out why it was no longer a problem. Wondered about medication for thyroid or similar, if I had totally gaffed and maybe you were undergoing chemo and had lost your hair! All sorts, but never though about you being a bloke!
    Easter hols can not come soon enough.
    Sorry for any offence.
     
  9. None taken at all. Enjoy your hols.

     
  10. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    A razor is the perfect solution to curly hair [​IMG]
     
  11. kibosh

    kibosh Star commenter

    They never can - Xmas to Easter is a complete bar steward of a term!!
     
  12. clear_air

    clear_air New commenter

    I use salon stuff on mine - and it looks best the day I wash it (I'm just too lazy to wash it every day!!). At the moment I'm using keratese fresh curls, but I also use tigi stuff for curly hair - that and a leave in conditioner, a serum and a curl creme!! I need something a bit heavier to keep the curls rather than going straight to candy floss! always keen to hear of something that works!!
     
  13. I have curly hair, but only in one spot which I would rather not mention
     
  14. clear_air

    clear_air New commenter

    Pah! (effects strange accent and narrowed eyes) You do know the difficulties experienced by the curly haired in the evasion of frizz...
     
  15. dominant_tonic

    dominant_tonic Established commenter

    You sound like me clear air! I reckon that despite the fact that there are less curly haired peol than straight, we probably buy more products. It has made my day!! Hope it helps.
    Made me laugh - a lot! :) Very very true.

     
  16. clear_air

    clear_air New commenter

    [​IMG]
    All in the product, darlink, all in the product...
     
  17. I am going to try this. Up to now my favourites have been:
    Body Shop Grape Seed serum
    Moroccan Oil (quite new fave, much heavier, stops frizz but can look a little crispy)
    L'Oreal Mythic Oil (newest fave, discovered it a week ago)
     
  18. SleighBelle

    SleighBelle Occasional commenter

    I've yet to find anything as effective (or as cheap) as Boots Curl Creme. A big pot is about £2 and lasts for months. I wash and condition my hair, brush it while wet, smear a 50p size dollop of the creme over my fingers then comb them through my hair. Then, I shake my hair from the roots and leave it to dry by itself.
    If I don't use the creme, it looks like a frizzy, long afro. If I do use it, my hair looks like this. (Excuse the Daria face.... trying to stay a little anonymous)
    [​IMG]
     
  19. Si N. Tiffick

    Si N. Tiffick Occasional commenter

    Right, I'm off to get me some Boots curl creme! I wish my hair sat as nicely as yours, sleighbelle!
     
  20. I am not particuarly curly haired but that twisted sista stuff is also on sale in savers, I've seen it. I have wavy hair so can go straight or curly.
     

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