WnG with FSG Cream Gel



Hey all. Just a  quick post to tell you about wash day this weekend. I had a birthday party and a housewarming to attend on Saturday, so I didn’t have much time to style my hair. Therefore, I ended up doing a pretty quick WnG that turned out pretty well.

Wash Day Rundown

  • Pre-pooed with Vatika Oil (30-45 min. w/heat).
  • Shampooed with Aubrey Green Tea Clarifying Shampoo diluted with water and EVOO.
  • Shampooed some more with Shea Moisture (SM) Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo.
  • Conditioned/detangled with SM Raw Shea Butter Restorative Conditioner.
  • Deep conditioned with Darcy’s Botanicals Pumpkin Seed Conditioner (30 min. w/heat).
  • Rinsed (no time for cooling and sealing).
  • Lightly and quickly squeezed excess water with a towel (yup, towel, not my Curl Cloths).
  • Applied Kinky Curly Knot Today as my leave-in (straight out the bottle; no time to mix w/AVJ).
  • Applied flaxseed cream gel to hair in sections by smoothing on first, then lightly finger combing.
  • Air dried.


And, that was it. Let me tell, you, the coconut oil was all caked up in my hair when it was wet and it looked like I might end up with flakes. But, I had high hopes that, once my hair dried, I’d be able to smooth my hair to melt the coconut oil. Didn’t even need to do that though. The heat in the car that dried my hair, also melted the oil and all was well with the world.

So, I’m pretty excited about this FSG cream gel!! My hair feels moisturized, is shiny, has decent definition and the gel provided a light hold. And, I got decent day 2 hair too! I’ve been using a new bonnet that I’ll be sharing with you ladies soon and I think it will help me preserve down styles far better than a pineapple.


I still want to try a braid out with this FSG cream gel. Maybe this upcoming weekend … but I might be busy, so we’ll see.

Lata Gatas!


Have you tried anything new lately?


3 responses »

  1. Hi Shelli!

    I know that you use alot of gel and butters to keep your roots smoothed down. I was just wondering if you had any suggestions of what I can use to smooth my roots down since I experience alot of frizz. I can never do a TnC and have it come out like yours because my roots are so frizzy. Do you think if I do henna will it make my roots more smooth and less frizzy?


    • Hi Marie!! So sorry for the delayed response!! Henna is a big undertaking to do just to control frizz. I love henna, but I try to be honest about the process. You get used to it, but I think there are other things that you can try first. The first thing is that I use the cool & seal technique for deep conditioning and always rinse my conditioners with cool water. Using a product with hold with also help control the frizzies. I like EcoStyler gel as a cheap and readily available option. A lot of people have success with Cantu products too. Finally, if you don’t clip down your roots and tie them down while wet until they dry, those steps can help too.


  2. Pingback: Flaxseed Cream Gel (FSCG) Braid-n-Curl « hairscapades

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