S-curl Alternatives?

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  1. julzinha

    julzinha Well-Known Member

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    Hey Ladies,

    As many of you know S-Curl changed their formula and I've been trying to find a quality replacement. Not only in moisturizing capabilities but in price.

    I have tried Taliah Waajid Protective Bodifier Mist, it was okay, but it builds up on my hair quickly.

    I just bought Lustrasilk Curl Max Activator and will be giving that a try soon.

    Any suggestions???
     
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    Try Leisure Curl or Carefree Curl...tho the Lustrasilk one you already bought might do the job. I AM surprised that SCurl changed their formulation tho.
     
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    I like the cantu curl activator. It's a cream but it defines and moisturizes really well.
     
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    Glycerine and water
     
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    Sof n Free 2 in 1 Curl Activator otherwise known as My future baby daddy. I love this stuff.
     
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    StaSoFro has a similar spray in a brown bottle that works well in the summer months & I agree with @gorgeoushair, straight glycerin & water will do the trick; add a few squirts of castor oil for additional moisture & softness.
     
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    Sta sof fro smells like 1973. Go with the glycerin, water, and castor oil. I'm still mad at scurl for changing their formula. It was the only product I have ever used that instantly stopped my breakage.
     
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    Can u list the old and new ingredients? I used some Scurl last week and had good results.
     
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    Old Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Acetamide MEA, Ceteth-20, Olealkonium Chloride, Stearalkonium Chloride, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Simethicone, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance.

    New Ingredients:
    Deionized Water, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Argan Oil, Olive Oil, Acetamide MEA, Ceteth-20, Oleakonium Chloride, Stearalkonium Chloride, Panthenol, Simethicone, DMDM Hydantoin, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance, Benzyl Benzoate, Linalool, Benzyl Salicylate, Limonene, Coumarin, Alpha-Isomethyl lonone.
     
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    How much glycerine and water?
    Thanks!
     
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    You can start with 1 part glycerin to 3 parts water. If too sticky add more water. Keep adding until you find a level you like. You can also add some oils.
     
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    hawaiian silky miracle worker
     
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    Yep, I was coming in here to say 14n1. There are lots of old threads about it, it was amazing.
     
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    I took at my braids on Sunday and have used Lustrasilk Curl Activator and it is a HUGE HIT!! I did the Kimmaytube Leave In recipe with it and added a dash of Taliah Waajid Protective Bodifier Mist and my hair hasn't been this soft in a while. The best part was that it wasn't greasy, sticky, and NO build up.

    HUGE THANK YOU to @Leesh for recommending the product. I truly felt like I was out of options.
     
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    Ill pick this up tomorrow at my bss tomorrow. .
    They still haven't gotten the new formula memo lol.

    Just dust on bottles lol
     

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