TightlyCurly Logo
Skip Navigation Links
Available now!
Curly Like Me, the off-the-grid, do-it yourself owner's manual for tightly curly hair, is ready for ordering. Grab your copy today!

Every purchase made from
this site (through Amazon)
helps support it — and it
doesn't cost you anything

Here are some of the questions I get asked the most, and what my answers have been. This way you can get your answers immediately, without having to wait on me. And you never know, you might find answers to a few questions you didn't even know you had yet.

*This is still a work in progress. I'm continuing to add many more questions, and we are still ironing out a few quirks. But we wanted to make this available as soon as possible.

There are several ways to choose the question(s) you'd like answered:

... or you can ...


... or you can ...

Do you ever think about putting activator in your conditioner?
Curl activator is basically glycerin, which would help make the conditioner more slippery, so it would probably improve its comb-ability. So if you had a conditioner that you liked, but wasn't slippery enough to comb with, you could add a bit of activator to it to make it slippery.

However, adding activator means a whole other product to research and that could potentially have bad ingredients in it. Also, since many conditioners already have glycerin in them, and my big goal is to simplify our hair process as much as possible (rather than adding to it), I haven't looked into it. I'd rather keep things as simple as possible, so I don't want to buy redundant products to do what one well chosen product can do on its own.

Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2016 TightlyCurly.com. All Rights Reserved.