September 16, 2006

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World’s most piteous child.

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Post-magazine-shopping at the local used bookstore. I am mildly disturbed by how accurately this little tableau sums up our overall household demographic.

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Also! New shoes, as the Shoe Pavilion is right next door to Half Price Books. Best strip mall ever.

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The boys, hanging out in the backyard.

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Mr. Goonyface messing around in the new bathroom.

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And poking the shower pan.

Okay! And now the reason for this sorry excuse for a journal entry; I need your advice. Check this out:

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Man, that is some nasty, dried-out, flyaway, craptrocious hair, is it not?

And that’s after I tamed it as much as possible with a blowdryer, flatiron, “grooming cream”, and spray-on shiner in the morning. Don’t bother telling me to give up the heavy machinery, because I’ve got freakshow hair that’s super curly underneath and limp as a pre-Viagra Hugh Hefner on the outer layers, letting it dry naturally results in a giant fluff of madness that I promise looks even worse than this photo.

I want straight, shiny, undamaged hair, goddammit. I want hair that looks like those Pantene ads, flowing liquidly all over the place and gleaming like a well-fed mink.

But I would happily settle for an improvement on this crap. Do you guys have any suggestions? Miracle salves? Home remedies involving mayonnaise? Or should I just hack it all off and start over?

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sooboo
sooboo
17 years ago

I also have the curly underneath, straight on top issue (what is that??) and I flat iron all the time. I use that V05 hot oil showerworks stuff that you don’t have to heat. It keeps things pretty smooth. Also, try not to flat iron the very ends and trim them a lot.

Holly
Holly
17 years ago

I don’t think you should hack it all off and start over but I do think a little tiny trim would make a big difference. And, I love this shampoo/conditioner http://www.ciao.co.uk/Tigi_Bed_Head_Dumb_Blonde__5319362 You can usually find it at smaller salons on sale, or sometimes evern Costco! I really like this conditioner too http://froogle.google.com/froogle?q=bumble+and+bumble+super+rich&hl=en&lr=&rls=GGGL,GGGL:2006-22,GGGL:en&sa=X&oi=froogle&ct=title but it’s super pricey! I think the right shampoo and conditioner makes such a difference, at least on my mangey mane! Bumble and Bumble also have this spray called Prep that I like and a product called Straight http://www.cvs.com/CVSApp/cvs/gateway/detail?prodid=332543 that’s a clear thick creamy stuff you spread all around your wet hair and that makes for a very nice blow dry! It makes your hair all straight and smooth but doesn’t weigh it down, very strange, not sure how they pull it off but I like it! :) Good luck! -h

Holly
Holly
17 years ago

I commented but it’s now “awaiting moderation” That seems to happen to me quite a bit, should I not include Url’s? I hope you can read it still! :) -h

thejunebug
17 years ago

None whatsoever. My hair is massively thick (every single hairdresser I have ever had, in my entire life, has gotten his/her coworkers to come over and see “how much hair this girl has”, and marveled over the amount of hair left after a trim on the floor), coarse, wildly curly, and completely unmanageable. I have an terrible fear of flat-irons, since no one has ever shown me how to use one, so I mostly brush, scrunch, and go. I tried a “trendy” haircut a few months ago and am now paying the penance of cutting it all off and looking like a bush while it grows out. I have come to accept my hair as just something that sits on my head and can be covered with a hat.

christen
17 years ago

I have the frizzed-out pubes on the under layer and the straight/semi-wavy/frizzball stuff on the top layers, and it’s thick as HELL even with it thinned out substantially.

My suggestion? SamySilk Serum. Get it at Walgreens or CVS or wherever. It’s a serum that you can put on wet and then smooth a little over it when dry. I still have to blowdry/flatiron but it really works, and it makes it softer and not so straw-like too.

Good luck.

Jem
Jem
17 years ago

I have the curly underneath, straight on top problem too, AND I bleach it the maximum amount of shades possible to nature, AND I have the most hair any hairdresser has ever seen. Suffice to say I don’t leave the house without straightening it.

You probably need some salon shampoo, I’m not sure what you guys have in the States compared to NZ but I’m guessing it’s pretty much the same…I use Loreal Total Repair. I only blowdry my hair when it’s aboslutely necessary, otherwise I try to let it dry on it’s own, and I don’t wash it very often, maybe every 6 days *although I realise not everyone can do that…* I also use cream that goes in the hair before straightening and protects it from heat. I can’t remember what I use because I’m actually out at the moment…and every time I wash my hair, I also use a deep contitioning treatment by Osmos and I leave it in for the maximum amount of time.

The main thing I’d recommend (and I’ve never done this myself because I’m a student) is deep conditioning treatments at the actual salon…a hairdresser once told me about a treatment that has to be done at the salon because the stuff is too strong to be used at home (that’s all I can remember, and I wish I’d paid more attention, because I went back and asked about it and they looked at me as if they had no idea what I was talking about). Anyway, if you get the really strong conditioning treatments AT the salon, I think you have to go once a week for about 6 weeks and after those 6 weeks, your hair will be really great quality. That’s probably the best thing I recommend – I spend a LOT of time and money on my hair, but that’s the one thing I’d do if I could afford anything else. :)

honeybecke
honeybecke
17 years ago

Re: little mister goonie(y)face:

“Babee Ruth, Ruth!”

Cutest Sloth I ever done see!

Yo, no good advice for the hair. Maybe try some shnazzy Aveda goo? Uhh..cause it’s expensive?
And smells yummy. Best of luck. Please post post-remedy pictures (ppprp) so we can all ooh and ahh.

heather
17 years ago

John Freida frizz-ease is pretty good stuff :). I have incredibly thick hair and it works a treat on me :).

Good luck :).

Gentry
17 years ago

When my hair gets like that, I sleep with conditioner in. (A hairdresser once recommended it). I glob on handfuls of cheap supermarket conditioner into damp hair, tuck into a very attractive sheer plastic shower cap, and then go outside to saunter around the hood daring anyone to mess up my turf. Oh wait, I meant to put “and then I go to bed.” Shampoo it out in the morning and and you have universally limp and shiney hair.

warcrygirl
17 years ago

I want straight, shiny, undamaged hair, dammit. I want hair that looks like those Pantene ads, flowing liquidly all over the place and gleaming like a well-fed mink.

Me too.

Rachael
17 years ago

Biolage Deep Conditioner and/or Biosilk Silk Therapy (sooooo worth the money). Both have done wonders for my chemically straightened, colored, blow-dried, flat-ironed hair.

J
J
17 years ago

Leave-in conditioner after every wash, and definitely wash less. Can you pull it back every three days? If you could wash it every three you’d notice a change. That and I agree – salon shampoo and conditioner. Bites to pay $30 for a bottle, but it’s typically liquid magic.

jonniker
17 years ago

I finally gave up and cut off all of my hair, as you’ve seen, and for good damn mulleted reasons, but when I had long hair that would get all wonkolicious, I changed to Frederic Fekkai Protein Rx shamp/cond/reparative mask, and holy lord, it really made a marked difference in my hair.

I am *not* a shampoo snob at all, but I could feel the difference from day to day when I would go back to my regularly scheduled Herbal Essences (which I have returned to, given that I now have hair as long as my dog’s fur). It adds a little bit of silky weight, in a good way, and really kept it smooth (I have fine, flyaway straw-like hair with big, hulking,heinous waves).

One product that stayed with me through both long and short hair that I stand by for fuzzy head syndrome is Bumble and Bumble’s Brilliantine. A little goes a long way for smoothing things out.

Jessamyn
17 years ago

Well, you know I don’t have hair like you – mine is pretty much curly through and through, top and bottom. But I do have chemically treated hair, and it is frizzy, and it does have the curly issues – I don’t do blow-drying or flat-ironing, so take this for what it’s worth. Here is one secret – I don’t shampoo my hair every day, but I DO rinse and condition my hair every day, and I use leave-in conditioner almost every day. If I shampoo my hair every day, it gets too dry and flyaway – and I just can’t stand the feeling of not getting my hair wet and re-“styling” every day. So I take a shower, get my hair wet, condition, rinse, and then usually put in ANOTHER leave in conditioner and some frizz reducer (usually John Frieda’s Frizz Ease mentioned above). If I don’t use leave in conditioner, I usually use Aveda’s Be Curly combined with Frizz Ease. My favorite leave in conditioner right now is this one – http://www.ulta.com/control/product/~product_id=2071930. About every third day, I actually shampoo my hair, and then I *really* overcondition. This whole method definitely won’t work for somebody whose hair is super oily – but although my skin is still stupidly oily, my hair is not, so it works for me!

Rumblelizard
17 years ago

Ixnay on the Aveda. It has enough alcohol in it to choke a horse, and will only dry your hair out further.

Mona
17 years ago

I suggest looking into the Kérastase line of products. I know Gene Juarez sells them. I have crazy jungle hair so I use my ceramic flat iron a lot. Those products are pricey, but they’ve kept the split-ends at bay. I use the Masque Oléo-Relax as a weekly conditioner. I call it my Fro-Be-Gone.

kerry
kerry
17 years ago

http://redken.com/products/displayProduct.cfm?p=537 this product works for me give it a try..only takes 2 to three drops for whole head (or will be oily!!)

Sarah
Sarah
17 years ago

oh maaaan i feel your pain….a few months ago i went to the hairdresser and had my dark brown hair (done via box dye at home for like, 3 years. it was so dark brown everyone thought it was black!) changed to very light blonde highlights. the whole process took about 5 hours with lots of weird chemically things happening that i couldn’t even tell you about….my blonde hair looks fabulous, but all the crap they did to get it that way absolutely RUINED it. it’s frizzy and dry to the absolute MAX and if i don’t use conditioner i actually cannot get a brush through it- and when i do, it rips out strands of hair like nobody’s business. NOT COOL.

so i’ve become well acquainted with hair product- John Frieda stuff seems to work best for me. i use a conditioner (for blonde hair specifically) and some sort of detangler in the shower, and then this anti-frizz “creme” after it’s dry. it’s made quite a difference. it’s not 100% like, Pantene commercial quality, but it looks waaaay better.

Pete
Pete
17 years ago

Didn’t Mary have a solution in “Something about Mary”? :-)

Moxie
Moxie
17 years ago

Japanese Thermal Straightening…expensive…but sooooo worth it. My hair is like glass. Glass I tell ya! The money spent was well worth the wasted time/money/products/tools and it still is silky after 6 months.

You’ll be sayin’ dont hate on me ’cause Im bee-u-ti-ful.

http://seattle.citysearch.com/profile/39868790/bellevue_wa/salon_juno_bellevue.html

Wendy
Wendy
17 years ago

I was going to suggest the Japanese Thermal Straightening, too. My hairdresser keeps recommending it to me, but I just haven’t justified the cost yet (mostly because my hair really isn’t that bad, I just really like the sleek, glossy, straight look!)

Michelle
Michelle
17 years ago

Coming out of the Freak Hair closet, here, too. I have also used the Frizz-Ease line and it does work very well for me but I’ve got more issues with curl/frizz than it looks like you do. But I just started using this stuff from Sephora in the “Carol’s Daughter” line that seems to be making a big difference for me in the frizz/flyaway/split end arena: Tui Hair Smoothie. This is in addition to oodles of other conditioning products that I switch around all the time. I guess I go with Jessamyn’s approach over conditioning it beyond reason.

Good luck with all these recommendations. I can’t wait to hear what works for you.

MJ
MJ
17 years ago

Depending on how satisfied you are with your hair stylist, just ask them. I used to have hair down to my waist, ridiculously thick, dark brown, and (since I was in high school, still in my “punk” stage), the last 8″ were bleached and dyed blue. You know, the oldest and driest hair had been bleached. I had to go through this ridiculous routine with leave-in conditioner and all, but my hair stylist recommended some shampoo & conditioner for me. Once I chopped my hair to its current almost pixie cut, I had my hair stylist recommend new products to me. And I’m very satisfied with her suggestions. (Of course, this stylist was in Boston so it doesn’t help you much. I go to Salon Matarazzo now.)

Also, I love your new shoes! And good luck with your hair – I feel for you! :)

Lindsey
Lindsey
17 years ago

Yeah, drugstore brands are not going to cut it, your hair is just like mine.

It’s all about the brand Chi. It’s freakishly expensive, but hands down the best product out there to solve this problem. The first thing is the flat iron, maybe you are already using an expensive one, but the Chi one (about 200.00) goes through hair like butter, and eliminates the need for extra time on the hair. MOST importantly, however, is the hair serum called Chi Silk Infusion. It goes on before you flat iron, and it is the one ingredient that really makes a difference.

To sum: my hair = worse than yours. Solution = wash hair (use deep conditioner), let it air dry for awhile to cut drying time, put in a heat protectant of your choice (I like Kiehls), blow dry, put in Chi Silk Infusion, flat iron with quality flat iron.
Result = silky goodness.

And, as always, great baby pictures. :)

Carly Foster
17 years ago

Try only washing it every few days. It helps build up some natural, moisturizing oils and gives the hair a break from daily stripping in the shower. Day three of not washing is always my best hair day.

Mary O
Mary O
17 years ago

Yes… Bumble and Bumble makes the best shampoo and conditioner. Do that!

lisa
lisa
17 years ago

We all want Pantene hair. Pantene commercials are the Barbie dolls of hair beauty standards. I say give up now and hack it all off. That’s what I did.

justmouse
17 years ago

sorry hon, no advice about the hair. i have limp, stringy, thin, pathetic hair that is pre-viagra ALLLLL the damn time and laughs at curling irons/rollers. my son’s hair is a lot like yours. him being a boy, i used to just shear it all off every few weeks. now that he’s taller than me (GAH!) he’s decided he doesn’t want his hair cut. it looks like a shrub. and EVIL strawberry blond shrub.

anyway…the whole reason for my comment…mr. Goonyface….best picture ever! i LOVE that expression!!!

xox

filakia
17 years ago

Well, I have very similar hair as well; curly underneath and straight on top. Also, because I color it and flat-iron and because I have to wash my hair every day (lest I get oily stink scalp) — my hair currently is a mess of frizzy straw. I have yet to find that miracle product but will try some of the previous suggestions.

My own experience with Aveda, though, is that it makes my hair gummy and not at all soft and conditioned. Blech. Bumble+Bumble had a similar effect and was a huge disappointment. The best products I’ve used is the Infusium leave-in conditioner (drug store!) and the conditioning capsules that Bath and Body Works USED to make, but apparently, to my horror, discontinued. Maybe at their next semi-annual sale your local B&BW will pull some out of the attic or whatever and put them out, because those things were MAGIC on my hair.

Melis
Melis
17 years ago

Trim frequently and condition the ever living out of it-that’s the only thing that works for me (who’s hair only did the curly underneath and straight on top when I got pregnant-it’s the kid’s fault).

serror
serror
17 years ago

I have the same dang hair. Bizarre untameable curls under and straight hair above each with a mind of its own.

When I switched to a professional (read =expensive) hair iron, that made a big difference. Chi is the best, Hair Art makes a good one too. Both are about 100 bucks, but make a huge difference. They get hotter than the ones you can buy at a drugstore, and therefore do thier job quickly and efficiently, causing less damage. Available online or my stylist bought mine for me at a beauty supply store.

The one product that has been the only one I have stuck with over the years is Aveda Brilliant Universal Styling Creme. Like lotion for your hair, smells good and isn’t sticky or hard but does help on the styling end of things. Also, perfect for keeping my hair from getting frizzy on drizzly Seattle days.

I haven’t ever been happy with expensive salon shampoo and conditioner. It has just never lived up to the price and I use gobs and gobs of conditioner, so I go through it too fast. Right now my new favorite shampoo/conditioner combo is the Neutrogena Triple Moisture. ( light orange packaging available at your local drugstore/supermarket) It really really works.

Also, I don’t shampoo everytime I shower, but I will rub a little up on my scalp if the ends are ready yet. Also, I do the shampoo/ conditioner thing first thing in the shower, and then leave the conditioner while I do everything else and rinse it out right before I get out.

anna
anna
17 years ago

I have to agree with the last entry.

I think that all you really need is a trim – one which thins out the hair (like a graduated bob) so that it swishes and sways at the ends – kinda like I think you want it to, and then just get a deep conditioning treatment done every couple of weeks. That should do the trick. It worked for me, otherwise you could just shave it off……

Kristen
17 years ago

First of all, I want to see your hair in its natural state, just so we know what we’re dealing with here.

Secondly, I can’t say AT ALL if this will work for you, and perhaps it will be DISASTROUS. But once, when I was growing out a perm and could stand it no longer, I bought a boxed home-perm kit, and I put the perm solution in my hair and constantly combed it straight for the amount of time it was supposed to be on rolled hair. My hair has never been so well-behaved and straight as it was for awhile after I did this. But for all I know, it would totally totally fry your hair into pallets of hay, or make it fall out or something.

Kristen
17 years ago

Oh, and has anyone tried that new “Shine Happy” stuff? I’ve been wondering if it’s worth the $7.99.

JudyU
JudyU
17 years ago

i used to go to the beauty supply warehousey type of store and they had a tube of super conditioning stuff that had placenta (magical unicorn placenta perhaps) in it. the fancy salon that i went to used it and the girl who washed my hair told me I could buy it at the warehouse places for a lot cheaper. the tubes were about 7 bucks a piece. they were glass tubes that you had to break the tip off of. I used em once a week and my hair was beeeeyoootiful. it was fucking gorgeous. that was back in the day when i gave a shit. i think i saw the same stuff recently. it was 10 bucks a tube.

Pete….snicker that works well too.

erica
17 years ago

I don’t have the naturally frizzy/curly hair, but I once made a really bad decsision and got a perm to help me *love* my hair as I grew it out. My color-treated and permed hair was like a brillo pad afterward. I, too, had great luck with Infusium. I bought the spray on, leave-in conditioner. It made a huge difference.

Oh, and let me pass on a nugget of wisdom from my stylist: fried ends will *never* get repaired. You can slather on enough goo to make them look good, but they’ll never magically fix themselves. I’d suggest getting a few trims…. no need for hacking… and use some of these products more as a prenventative measure than anything else.

Mr gooney-face? Love it!

Sunshyn
17 years ago

I leave a drop of conditioner in after rinsing. I use Nexxus Humectress, but I hear it’s being discontinued and reformulated to a drugstore brand. Aargh – after almost 20 years of using this stuff, they’re taking it away from me! I had the wavy, to the waist hair for years. I’ve layered it, butched it, everything. I did the bowl cut for a bit, and that worked pretty well, because my hair is fairly straight til it gets to a certain length; with a bowl, I could blow-dry the top straight and the bottom was straight because it was so short. It was blonde on top and dark under. Then I saw two fat old ladies at the grocery store with the exact same hairdo. The bowl had to go. I grew out some curls and have something that just borders on a mullet. The nice thing about this hairstyle is, that although I still have to blowdry it or suffer frizzy, out of control bangs, I can otherwise let it do what it wants and it looks… ok. I just sort of give up, frankly. I wish hats were an option, but I look ridiculous in hats. I do not have a hat head…

That child is adorable as usual!

katie d
17 years ago

YOU HAVE A HALF PRICE BOOKS??? Jealous, jealous, jealous, jealous. Oh, and uh, for the hair, I second the Biolage (aka Systeme Biolage), but I go with Conditioning Balm as the conditioner. And their Hydrating Shampoo. Awesome stuff. As a leave-in, aftershower thing, you can go with Farouk Silk Therapy Biosilk. But be aware. My stylist (who’s a big color/hair treatment girl) says that any of these treatments with cyclo- and di-methicone are great smoothers, but they also dry your hair and exacerbate the problem if you use them regularly for an extended period of time. Biosilk sure smooths the hell out of your hair though. I can even use it on my fine hair without weighing it down, which I can’t say for that many products. And yes, the kidlet is cute, cute, cute.

Thursday
17 years ago

Sorry, but get your hair cut.

deanna
17 years ago

just a thought…what about asking your stylist if your a candidate for a razor cut?–at least the outer layers on the ends. i cant say for sure if this will work for you, since i cant tell from the picture your exact type of hair. i have super straight, thick hair thats sorta punk pixie-styled and the razor does WONDERS to get rid of the bulk and add some texture to blend the lines together. this might work on your ends to tame fly-aways and create a smooth “layered” line at the edges. i cant say for sure though, since i cant feel your hair. not all hair types can take a razor. maybe some texturizing sheers on the end might help as well… dont be afraid to ask your stylist if these things might work for you. or if you dont have the type of relationship with your stylist where theyd be hurt if you went to someone else, change it up and see what someone else says. NEVER under estimate the power of a good haircut. it can change so much about the way your hair grows out and the way it “behaves.”

since my hair is so short [maybe like an inch to an inch-and-a-half at the top] i cant really recommend any products for you that ive personally used. i color the ever-loving-bejesus out of my hair, but the colored parts never have a chance to get damaged since they get cut off so fast. [short hair is FABULOUS for this reason, among many others ;) ] im a HUGE FAN of the kms line of products, however. i hear good things about their flat out line. great product line and totally worth the money.

Denise
17 years ago

My hair has a similar unruliness- straight in some places, curly in others- and a tendancy to get brittle and frizzy. I decided to grow it out from my customary bob and was determined to get healthy, shiny hair. This is what worked for me: Cut off the unhealthy stuff at the ends and start fresh. I switched from cheapo shampoo/conditioner purchased at Target to Bumble & Bumble’s Creme de Cacao shampoo and conditioner (very hydrating, smells yummy). I started using a leave-in conditioner (Bumble & Bumble Prep) every single day. Before drying, I wrap my hair in one of those microfiber turban things (then do my makeup, eat breakfast, etc.) to reduce the amount of time of heat styling. I dry with a high-powered ionic dryer with concentrator attachment and a large round brush to straighten everything out. Then I rub one pump of Kerastase Lumiere Nutri-Sculpt in for shine. I used to do the intensive heat styling/flat-iron thing, using a myriad of gels/styling sprays/whatever, and I think that it really had a negative effect on my hair. It’s much healthier (and therefore silkier) now- although still unruly when I don’t blow-dry it.

Amy
Amy
17 years ago

I second Mona’s recommendation of Kérastase products. I have really short hair that is bleached (we are talking Marie Antoinette powdered wig) blonde and the Kérastase in the yellow and orange bottles keeps my hair very smooth and minky.

The best thing I ever did hairwise was go to Vidal Sassoon and get my hair cut. I asked a ton of questions about how to care for my hair type and paid attention to everything they did. It paid off in the long run, even if it was more money than I ususally spend on a hair cut because it made me feel like a million bucks and now I know how to best maintain my mane.

Nicole
17 years ago

Product. Lots and lots of product. Probably preceded by a flatiron (hopefully ceramic and high-quality). Or a hair dryer on low and a flat brush after.

My hair is often the bane of my existence: incredibly fine, but so much of it! I have to get the stuff thinned out every time I get it cut. Get layers (for me, chunky layers or there’s no definition – fine layers do NOTHING). You might want to get the ends thinned and some layers cut in. Ask your stylist.

Of course, if I flatiron my mop, there’s NOTHING. It thins right out. Gah.

Also, I’ve finally started listening to the amazing Amalah who recommends conditioner only on the ends. This seems to help with the frizz.

And yes, I wash my hair every day because my scalp itches like mad if I don’t.

pippa
17 years ago

Some Bumble & Bumble sucks. Some is the shiznit. I thought all their stuff sucked until I started using Gentle. I use that and whatever the cool coconut smelling conditioner is. And I color my hair at HOME. With a BOX MIX like a freaking cake. I justify the expensive shampoo with the fact that I’m not shelling out $100 every four months to hide my er, lighter roots.

Kim
Kim
17 years ago

Here’s a theory: Your scalp may be overproducing oil because your daily shampooing is overdrying it. Maybe your hair’s straight on top because of your constant attempts to style and straighten it, not because it is actually naturally straight.

Check out Lorraine Massey’s book Curly Girl for more info on this– you may find a real solution there (rather than a styling product or method that will just mask the damage).

The reviews on Amazon might help you decide if you want to buy the book.

Hope you find Happy Hair and Head, one way or another!

(You know– the scalp type of head.)

wealhtheow
17 years ago

If you are having a lot of problems with an oily scalp and dry ends, get a boar-bristle brush and invest some time in brusing your hair every night. The bristles will help move the oil away from your scalp and towards the ends of your hair.

That said, it also sounds like you need a trim. I also have the striaght-on-top-curly-on-bottom hair, and the graduated bob has been working wonders.

Noemi
Noemi
17 years ago

Bumble and bumble Gentle shampoo followed by Super Rich conditioner. I wash my hair daily, if not twice, and that shit works like miracles. I can follow with the cheapest of drugstore products and it still looks ok. My hair dresser (Megan at Gary Bocz Salon in Seattle) uses that CHI Infusion business someone else mentioned and the CHI flatiron. When I walk out of there, I swear to God I have Pantene hair. Fo’ reals. FYI, all Bumble and bumble products are available at Rudy’s, and probably cheaper than at the salon.

angela
angela
17 years ago

Sebastian Potion 9.

hanna
hanna
17 years ago

Second the vote for Curly Girl (the book by Lorraine Massey). My hair stylist recommended it and I stopped shampooing three years ago (on vacation). (I leave my curly hair curly, though – no blow dry, no straightening.)