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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.

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My hair is drying white when I leave in the conditioner. Am I using too much conditioner?
It's important what conditioner you are using. There are some that will not work with this technique. That's why I make such a big deal about which ones to use on the site. Those are the only ones I've found that work for my hair.

If your hair is turning white, and you ARE using one of the conditioners I mention, then you may need to spend more time defining your curls. If you just put conditioner in your hair and leave it to dry, it will probably make it a white sticky mess.

Are you combing the conditioner in (one of the conditioners I recommend, that is), and defining your hair by running your fingers through it a bunch of times, or defining all your curls one by one as I do? That would be my first few guesses about what's probably going wrong.

A couple other things to remember is to make sure your hair is sopping wet all the while you comb and define it.

Also, it's good to put very little to no conditioner right on your scalp (I apply conditioner about an inch or two down from my scalp).

It's also good put lots more conditioner at the bulk of your hair, like at the ends and the middle, where it can get the fuzziest. When you comb it through your hair, excess conditioner gets combed away, and even more gets smoothed out of your hair as you define your curls. So by the time you're done, you should have the right amount of it in your hair to do the job.

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