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Old 11-11-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
 
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Okay, I thought I saved the link to reference back. Apparently I didn't, so wondering if you can help. Not sure when the post was made but it was basically an outline of the condition of your hair/curls to when protein or moisture is needed.

Anyone know what I'm talking about?
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:58 PM   #2
 
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Not sure the link you are referring to but this has helped me out:
Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics
You could always use the search bar but the protein/moisture discussions come up frequently and there would be a ton to sift through. Good luck! Let us know if you find it!
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Old 11-11-2012, 02:37 PM   #3
 
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Idk if these are what you had, but they've got good info describing both issues.

http://www.curlynikki.com/2011/11/mo...lance.html?m=1

http://www.precious-curls.com/2011/0...otein.html?m=1
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:05 PM   #4
 
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It was actually within the CurlTalk board and the characteristics was outlined in there than external links. Yea, you are right, it is still a lot to search through. Trying to remember what search words they were that led me to that post.
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Not sure the link you are referring to but this has helped me out:
Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics
You could always use the search bar but the protein/moisture discussions come up frequently and there would be a ton to sift through. Good luck! Let us know if you find it!
Oh those are pretty good! I will add them! Thanks for adding those!
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Experimenting:
Wash: L`Oreal Paris EverCurl Hydracharge Shampoo
Conditioner: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut Conditioner
Leave In: n/a (searching)
Style: n/a (searching)

CG since October 2012
Battling frizzy hair since the beginning, would like to see less of this but tolerable right now.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:38 PM   #5
 
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I found 'em! Two in fact!

Thinking of playing with protein (will take you to post #39)

determining porosity and elasticity help? (go to post #2)
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Experimenting:
Wash: L`Oreal Paris EverCurl Hydracharge Shampoo
Conditioner: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut Conditioner
Leave In: n/a (searching)
Style: n/a (searching)

CG since October 2012
Battling frizzy hair since the beginning, would like to see less of this but tolerable right now.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:49 PM   #6
 
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Hmm, just as I suspected, it's well moisturized, now just need protein...

Any recommendations?
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Experimenting:
Wash: L`Oreal Paris EverCurl Hydracharge Shampoo
Conditioner: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut Conditioner
Leave In: n/a (searching)
Style: n/a (searching)

CG since October 2012
Battling frizzy hair since the beginning, would like to see less of this but tolerable right now.
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Old 11-11-2012, 04:38 PM   #7
 
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If you have coarse hair, you're not going to want much in terms of protein. Are you looking for a poo, conditioner, gel?
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Old 11-11-2012, 04:50 PM   #8
 
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If you have coarse hair, you're not going to want much in terms of protein. Are you looking for a poo, conditioner, gel?
Yeah, I have been thinking about that one lately and do not think I have coarse hair. Could be normal though. It does take me a while to air dry too. Let's see, conditioner or gel. I think mostly since I am looking at possibly getting Curl Junkie Daily Fix (read through the forums that this can help with hard water). Mostly to try and replace my current 'poo. I try not use it as often.

Keep in mind this is also all new to me. I would say for about a month now so I am open to suggestions.

I JUST looked up dew points and on average it is no more than 35. Summer, it goes up. I mean it literally JUST got cold today to the point where I had to pull out my light jacket. So majority of the year it will be warm/hot and dry for most part of it. Monsoon season will be what jacks up the dew point around here but we're already past that.
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2B/2C , coarse (might be medium) , ii/iii
low porosity | medium/high density | low elasticity | shoulder length | dry climate | hard water | low dew points

Experimenting:
Wash: L`Oreal Paris EverCurl Hydracharge Shampoo
Conditioner: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut Conditioner
Leave In: n/a (searching)
Style: n/a (searching)

CG since October 2012
Battling frizzy hair since the beginning, would like to see less of this but tolerable right now.
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