What is the CG Method?
From CG method is an abbreviation of the Curly Girl Methode† It is a care method especially for curly hair that was devised by Lorraine Massey. The CG Method gives you guidelines on how to best care for your curls and how to style them properly. In addition, you only use CG Products within the CG Method. These are products that are free of silicones, sulfates, mineral oils and dehydrating alcohol.
What is the effect of the CG Method?
With the CG Method you go back to your natural curls. Because did you know that, among other things, sulfates - which are often in shampoos - can dry out your hair completely and make your curls / strokes disappear? Because you will only use CG Products, you will get noticeably healthier hair.
De Curly Girl Methode (of CG Methode) is a care method especially for anyone with curly hair. And by curly hair, we mean everything from a little wavy to wavy and coily hair. Many people with curly hair find it difficult to take care of their curls. The CG Method will give you certain guidelines to really get the most out of your curls!
Below you can see what the CG Method can do to your hair:
The core of the CG method This means that you will avoid products with ingredients such as silicones and sulfates. Therefore, if you follow the CG Method, use only CG products† In addition, not only products are extremely important for beautiful and healthy curls. With different ways of styling, you ensure that you can get the most out of your curls.
Why does the CG Method work?
Starting with the CG Method
Anyone can start with the CG Method at any time. Not every curly ball has the same curls. They come in different shapes and sizes. That is why we need information about your curls to be able to advise you properly.
The information we need is about your curls. For example, we would like to know if you dye your curls, how thick it is, etc. In summary, we call this you hair properties.
Curly Girl Products
The products that we are going to advise you contain all products to start with the CG Method. They may be different products than you are normally used to. To start the CG Method you use:
Final-Wash: You use the final wash to start with the CG Method. You wash with this, all remaining product residues from your curls. You can do this at any time. The final wash is a one-time only, but keep the tube. Who knows, you might need it again (if you dye your hair or if you've used a non-cg product).
Mask: After the final wash, use a mask to properly nourish your hair. Have you started? Then you regularly use a mask.
Leave-in: After the mask, apply a leave-in to damp hair. Divide the product over the hair lengths. You don't have to rinse it out! This product gives your curls protection during the day.
Gel: After applying the leave-in, apply a gel to damp hair as well. Distribute this product well over the hair lengths. Now let your hair air dry.
In addition to the above products, we also recommend that you use a conditioner and shampoo. After the first wash you can wait 1 - 3 days for your next wash. For this wash you use, for example, a conditioner and the shampoo.
The hair properties test
Determining your hair characteristics can be quite tricky. To get started immediately and easily, we have a handy tool to determine what your hair properties to be. After you have done this, we will immediately offer you the right products!
Let's do this!
Now you have quite a bit of information to get started! You can find the tool to find out your hair properties here find.