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Wash And Go, To Grow And To Dazzle 2020 Challenge

Bette Davis Eyes

The "OG" Product Junkie
My hair is a frizzy mess this morning. Used different stylers without UFD as a base. Its soft though. I'll probably bun tomorrow because I sweat in my head and if it continues to frizz its going to look weird.

I used AG Curl fresh conditioner last night for the first time and it was nice. I used to detangle after shampooing and when it rinsed out my hair was soft. Its still soft this morning. I cant remember where i put the shampoo but ill look for it later on.
 

oneastrocurlie

Well-Known Member
Ya'll gonna make me get that new Doux custard.

I got my hair colored last week. Unfortunately it mainly only took at the roots. I think me using bottled dye earlier this year is still on my hair. I was mainly wanting my grays covered and that mission was accomplished. I'll keep getting root touch ups and see what she can do about the ends still being dark. I also got a trim and this time she used Innersense leave in spray and ICH. Lasted a whole 5 days surprisingly. I even got a couple hair compliments that day I was going to wash.

This weekend I used my beloved KCKT and ICH combo. I've figured that if I use the right amount of KC and water I get the moisture levels I'm looking for. So it's officially my favorite combo until I try that new custard :giggle:
 

ckisland

Well-Known Member
Big Poppa is a winner for me!! Definitely the best one product wash n'go I've ever had! I'm on day 5 hair and it could've kept going. I was going to use Pop Lock, but I'm scared y'all :laugh: The reviews on it are not very good, but I bought it, so I guess I should give it a try :nervous2:
I gave Pop Lock a try with the spray leave-in underneath. It's trash :laugh: ! It dries so hard and dry. Just awful. Out of the three The Doux products (the mousse, Pop Lock and Big Poppa) I've tried, Big Poppa is the only one that's any good. I might try Mousse Def again for a braid n'curl one day in the very far future. But for a wash n'go? It's a no for me.
 

sunshinebeautiful

Well-Known Member
I gave Pop Lock a try with the spray leave-in underneath. It's trash :laugh: ! It dries so hard and dry. Just awful. Out of the three The Doux products (the mousse, Pop Lock and Big Poppa) I've tried, Big Poppa is the only one that's any good. I might try Mousse Def again for a braid n'curl one day in the very far future. But for a wash n'go? It's a no for me.

I agree with Pop Lock being trash. I'm not a fan of Big Poppa (I think it's the extreme humidity here in Florida because every time I've used it my hair is a gummy mess. No bueno for me) but I do like Mousse Def.
 

faithVA

Well-Known Member
I reset tonight to get ready for my appointment Wednesday. I used UFD, ICV and BG. I like the elongation the ICV gives me. Not sure if I used too much water. I didnt shake too hard and did better smoothing my roots.

She isn't dry yet so not sure if the BG gives me hold over the ICV. It is really soft right now . If it does I will pick up ICV at my appointment.
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faithVA

Well-Known Member
The UFD + ICV + BG set looks OK. It has less cast than when I skip the ICV and it is softer. But with that softness came more frizz and less definition. Fortunately, I only need it to last until tomorrow.

What I like about ICV is its liquidity. What I may try is diluting some UFD in water and applying UFD gel first and the diluted UFD to see if I can get that same affect. I still think BG is the right topper but I need to get my 1st 2 layers right first.

Going to just keep playing around with different combos. Will jot these down for future reference.
UFD + diluted UFD and then BG
UFD + ICH + BG
UFD + PS + BG (again)
KC + BG

Going to take the PS and BG to my appointment and see if she wants to try them out on my hair.
 

faithVA

Well-Known Member
Has anyone done a daily wash and go? What products did u use and how did you dry your hair
I did when I first started. I used either UFD or KC and I let it air dry. But the purpose of my daily wash and go was to get my hair hydrated which is why I didn't dry it. My hair is too dry. I wouldn't use a dryer any more frequently than every 4 days.

And I only used 1 product because it didn't need to last very long.
 

Napp

Ms. Nobody
Are you considering it? And if so what are your thoughts as far as the benefits.
My natural hair was at it's longest when I wash and goed daily. I would soak my hair in rinse out conditioner, diffused a little bit and air dry. I am tired of trying to preserve my curls overnight. Nothing works right now except for refreshing my curls every other day. I was thinking of washing at night and airdrying overnight.
 
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faithVA

Well-Known Member
My natural hair was at it's longest when I wash and goed daily. I would soak my hair in rinse out conditioner, diffused a little bit and air dry. I am tired of trying to preserve my curls overnight. Nothing works right now except for refreshing my curls every other day. I was thinking of washing at night and airdrying overnight.
If it has worked for you in the past I say try it again. If it doesn't work you haven't lost anything and you can stop at any time. But if it works then you will be happier.
 
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toaster

Well-Known Member
This isn’t about a wash and go, but here I am anyway!

Under the dryer with my first roller set in YEARS. It came back to me pretty quickly. I clarified, washed and conditioned and detangled and parted my hair in the shower. Went back to its a 10 shampoo and conditioner. I forgot how much you have to detangle your hair when you’re stretching it. My hair hasn’t been stretched since 2020.

I could definitely get faster at washing/rolling with practice. Under my Collins dryer now. It doesn’t open so I was worried I wouldn’t fit, but I easily fit in with various sized hourglass rollers. Can you even buy these anymore?

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