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My edges are just terrible!

Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by CarmelCupcake, May 12, 2011.

  1. CarmelCupcake

    CarmelCupcake Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys, I am a 4b natural. I have a problem keeping my edges straight. They are always getting fuzzy to where i have to re straighten my edges every day. Does anyone have any product suggestions? Thanks!
     
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    Try Organic Root Stimulator Edge Control. A little goes a long way
     
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    IC Olive styling gel on damp edges + a toothbrush/ brush + scarf = slick edges, I am relaxed 4b but I am several weeks post and my edges have a lot of visible growth.
     
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    growingbrown Well-Known Member

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    I am having this same issue. I have tried so many gels and pomades and they don't work. Some work for a couple of hours and that's it! I'm subscribing cause I want some good tips to control my edges.....

    Sent from my PG06100 using PG06100
     
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    I put a scarf on..that always seems to do the trick..leaves my edges nice and smooth and flat
     
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    lettieg27 Well-Known Member

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    i use a shea butter mixture which is mainly shea butter and aloe vera this helps my edges or i would try hairveda's whipped jelly its really nice but i think its kinda small for the price.
     
  7. NewHairWOWeave

    NewHairWOWeave New Member

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    I swear by Organic Root Stimulator Edge Control and its only $5.There is one that $15 that my hair dresser uses. I think its brand is Design Control or something like that. But I keep a small jar of Organic Root Stimulator Edge Control in my purse. I love it :grin:
     
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    I second this
     
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    You can try using JBCO on your edges and tie with a scarf for a few minutes. This has worked wonderfully for me.
     
  10. Ltown

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    I've tried JBCO but it makes my edges flake anyone know why?
     
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    I tried ORS and it did nothing for my edges. The only thing that consistently works for me is Ecostyler Olive Oil Gel...

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    SUPER SWEET Well-Known Member

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    TAP-Lotta body tress transitions curling wax keeps mine straight and down all day.
     
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    A scarf and a very small brush may help, I like shunemite idea to use a toothbrush and will have to try that myself.
     
  14. Vashti

    Vashti New Member

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    Water, some oil, a soft bristle brush and a scarf keeps mine in check.
     
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    Sade' Well-Known Member

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    What a bout Hicks Edges?
     
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    havilland Magical Mythical Princess

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    i third this.
     
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    Country gal Well-Known Member

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    Are you talking about dry hair or wet hair?
     
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    I tried it. I did a review on it in my fotki. It worked......but it doesn't lay the edges down all day. Maybe its not ment to be with the edges. I tried all the above except lotta body.........what is it? Where do I find it?

    Side note: I use hicks edges on my edges when I do my flat twist to give my edges a stretch. It's works excellent like that and gives that section of hair great hold and curl defination.

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  19. ms-gg

    ms-gg Aka frostoppa

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    I cosign the scarf.
     
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    allmundjoi New Member

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    Im subscribing. I have mostly 4a hair, but dem der edges are, 4z. I've asked this question before.

    ORS Edge control: works great on flat ironed hair, cringes and fails on my natural wet or dry hair

    Lottabody: fail on my wet natural hair. Diluted, sprayed on edges, tied down w/scarf...and I had pine cones for edges the next am. Could be the concentration...I just don't know.

    Shea butter w/aloe vera gelly: put on wet hair, brush with baby brush, tie down w/scarf...moss for edges in the am. Tbh, it worked a few times and didn't last but a few hours

    Tonight, I cowashed (in 4 ponytails) with Aussie 3 min miracle, shirt dried, put in KCKT, sprayed a lil Taliah Waajid Mist Bodifier, castor oil and aloe vera gelly to edges, banded in 4 pony tails, tied down w/scarf. We shall see what happens.

    I am absolutely frustrated. Its hard to look polished when your edges look like burnt pine cones.

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  21. DDTexlaxed

    DDTexlaxed TRANSITION OVER! 11-22-14

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    Why do you have to wear your edges strait when you're natural? Am I missing something, here?:look:
     
  22. allmundjoi

    allmundjoi New Member

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    Lol, I flat iron (not trying to heat train). I also wear my hair in a pony puff/curls w/o flat ironing, it looks more professional and polished (at least to me) when the edges are laid down-the pony can be frizzy/puffy but not my edges.

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  23. DDTexlaxed

    DDTexlaxed TRANSITION OVER! 11-22-14

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    I'm sorry. I was confused!:lol: Can I ask you what is your strait hair regimen?
     
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    allmundjoi New Member

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    Oh, sure. Here is my reggie, I have been doing it about 3.5 months.

    Reggie:

    Every 2 weeks,
    -Prepoo w/evco, evoo x 30 min w/heat
    -Wash with SM Moisture Retention
    -Oil rinse w/grapeseed or avocado oil *NEW STEP*
    -Detangle with YTCc or Aussie 3 min or Aussie Moist
    -Henna/indigo after wash, condish rinse (if use henna, will oil rinse after henna)
    -Deep condition w/YTCc w/evco or AOHSR
    -Kimmaytube leave in OR Chicoro leave in (use a lot less oil)
    -Use Mizani Thermasmooth Step 3 (heat protectant with ceramides)
    -Tension blow-dry hair on low/medium heat
    -Use Mizani Thermasmooth Step 4 as I flat iron hair with HAI 320-360 F

    Nightly/every other night,
    -Moisturize the ends with a little avg or HEHH or rose water/avg mix and seal with wheat germ oil(ceramides)/evco mix or plain evco
    -Oil scalp with evco/evoo/emu oil/castor oil OR grapeseed oil/avocado oil (trying new lighter mix) OR plain evco.

    Wear in bun. When roots revert, either roll with satin rollers or 2 strand twists with rolled ends.
    PS the curls into a bun or just pin curls up for a tousled look.

    I am trying to incorporate cowashs into my regimen too, 1-2x/wk.

    Challenges:
    -2011 APL Challenge (unofficial)
    -Cowash Challenge
    -HOTs, Oil Rinses, Ends/Scalp Sealing
    -2011 Ceramides Challenge

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