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    Does anybody know how/what products to use to get Jheri curls? My hair is already afro-ish but how do I get my hair like MJ's? Do I use relaxant or not? I'm mixed raced so I'm not sure whether relaxant would make it go totally straight or not.

    Just hair similar to these pics:




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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    This is a Michael Jackson forum, right? And nobody knows how to get Jheri Curls?
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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    Go to your local grocery or drug store, find the hair care isle, locate the black hair care section and purchase a Jheri curl (also called gel curl, jelly curl). be sure to buy extra Curl Activator and remember, in a month or so, you will need to touch up your roots :winking:

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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    ^ There is no black hair care section because there isn't that many black people in my city I'll see if there are any products on the internet!
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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    Quote Originally Posted by MJJChichi View Post
    Go to your local grocery or drug store, find the hair care isle, locate the black hair care section and purchase a Jheri curl (also called gel curl, jelly curl). be sure to buy extra Curl Activator and remember, in a month or so, you will need to touch up your roots :winking:
    unbelievable as it may seem to those in the USA, in Europe black hair care products are not that easy to find. Unless you live in a predominetly black community, the majority of drug stores/ grocery stores/ pharmacies dont have a black hair care section.

    My suggestion is to find your nearest afro/carribean hairdressers and ask them

    MJJHISTORY, where in Scotland do you live as I can reccommd a very good afro/carribean hairdressers in Edinburgh where one of my friends gets her hair done
    Last edited by moonstreet; 22-04-2008 at 05:34 PM.

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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    ^ I live in Dundee but often travel to Edinburgh as my mother’s friends live there. Any recommendations would be great!
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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    the next time you are in Edinburgh, check this out


    Ebony & Ivory cater for Afro hair and offer a range of hairdressing services including the styling and relaxing of hair.



    Ebony & Ivory98 Buccleuch StreetEdinburghEH8 9NH
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    0131-662 0177map http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.sr...=newsearch.srf

    good luck

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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    Wait, you cant get rid of a jheri curl can you? dont you have to cut it off if you dont want it anymore?????

    I think my mom used to have one....

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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    i think ur thinking of dreadlocks... i'm pretty sure jheri curls are easily gotten rid of...



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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    (good lordy, the white girl explaining about black hair!!!)

    Dreads/dreadlocked hair is where you twist sections of hair as it grows and the twists grow into long ropes of matted hair, think Bob Marley

    jheri curls are a softening/loosening perm of blak hair, the hair is treated then set on perm rollers, eg Michael in the 80's

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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    Let me make this perfectly clear


    YOU DO KNOW WANT A JHERI CURL


    1.It's messy
    2.It's been out of style since 1992
    3.The whole jheri curl kits are RARE
    4.It's just not a good look anymore and hasn't been in a LOOOOONG time

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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    Quote Originally Posted by mj_brainiac View Post
    Let me make this perfectly clear


    YOU DO KNOW WANT A JHERI CURL


    1.It's messy
    2.It's been out of style since 1992
    3.The whole jheri curl kits are RARE
    4.It's just not a good look anymore and hasn't been in a LOOOOONG time
    Where I live, some older folks still wear curls. Sometimes younger people will have it Mario Van Peeples style - short curls at the top with the sides faded. It comes out better if you go to a shop and do it, rather than getting a home kit.

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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    Quote Originally Posted by mj_brainiac View Post
    Let me make this perfectly clear


    YOU DO KNOW WANT A JHERI CURL


    1.It's messy
    2.It's been out of style since 1992
    3.The whole jheri curl kits are RARE
    4.It's just not a good look anymore and hasn't been in a LOOOOONG time

    can't say i wasn't thnking the same thing

    *flash back to Souuulll Glooooooooo*
    Last edited by GiveintomeMJ; 24-04-2008 at 03:15 AM.



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    Quote Originally Posted by moonstreet View Post
    the next time you are in Edinburgh, check this out


    Ebony & Ivory cater for Afro hair and offer a range of hairdressing services including the styling and relaxing of hair.



    Ebony & Ivory98 Buccleuch StreetEdinburghEH8 9NH
    telephone:
    0131-662 0177map http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.sr...=newsearch.srf

    good luck
    Thanks! I'll go there the next time I'm in Edinburgh!


    Quote Originally Posted by mj_brainiac View Post
    Let me make this perfectly clear


    YOU DO KNOW WANT A JHERI CURL


    1.It's messy
    2.It's been out of style since 1992
    3.The whole jheri curl kits are RARE
    4.It's just not a good look anymore and hasn't been in a LOOOOONG time
    Sometimes you have got to take a risk and not be the sheep who follows the crowd. Besides, Michael has never really wore anything that was in fashion. It became fashionable because Michael wore it.
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    Default Re: Jheri Curls! - How do I get my hair like that?

    Quote Originally Posted by DuranDuran View Post
    Where I live, some older folks still wear curls. Sometimes younger people will have it Mario Van Peeples style - short curls at the top with the sides faded. It comes out better if you go to a shop and do it, rather than getting a home kit.
    That's an s-curl, and I had one of those

    and I'm paying for it because the chemicals damage your hair and my hair is recovering from it

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