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frizzinfla 03-09-2013 11:19 AM

CG & New Psych Disorders?
 
So... I had an epiphany yesterday. Going CG is doing great things for my hair, but is messing with my head. I have developed the following disorders:
1. Fear of product abandonment - constant fear that current products will be discontinued... Which causes...
2. Product hoarding - i'm nervous if I have less than 2 backup bottles... Which leads to...
3. Compulsive product spending & Inability to stick to budget. I have yet to convince hubby that haircare products do not fall under unnecessary expenses, but belong in the "must have to survive" category. I will keep trying.

Am I alone here? Support group, anyone? ;-)

Lynaea 03-09-2013 11:53 AM

I believe the local Chapter of Curly's Anonymous has formed under the 'Hand me the Prozac' thread. Feel free to forward your dues to Myrna. :toothy10:

Julesonline 03-09-2013 01:06 PM

I'm there with you! My next purchase will be argan oil lol

Melie. 03-09-2013 01:44 PM

I will be joining Product junkie anonymous because of the following:
A walgreens run @ 1 am because I needed to dc my hair today and didnt have a "suitable condish" :banghead:
then almost had a panic attack because they were moving the hair product aisle and it was mostly empty.
I also found out that the Walgreens Conditioning balm is discontinued:banghead:
I did however, get a burts bees GUD condish for $3.79. lol I have issues

On the budget issue, hubby has now informed me that I have to conjoin my hair product spending and my fun money allowance :/... Which sucks because I was sneaking the hair products into the target/cvs toiletries run smh

Houseofcurls 03-09-2013 01:56 PM

How about OCCD (obsessive compulsive curl disorder): not being able to take your eyes off your hair and obsessing over the spirals at inappropriate times.

kathymack 03-09-2013 02:42 PM

Guess it's time to resurrect this thread http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlta...anonymous.html

Another one that might also help is http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlta...y-evening.html

As an acknowledged product slut, I will tell you that it's not necessary to hoard products. There is always another love out there! Half the fun is trying to find it.

Aqua_Lily 03-09-2013 03:33 PM

Hahaha :D yeah same here... already have a lot of oils (and conditioners, and styling products, etc) and I'm still ordering a new one (avocado is next!)

Marci 03-09-2013 03:39 PM

I'm not much of a PJ but my psych symptoms present when I'm the stylist's chair with paranoia and phobia of unknown products. Do these count? I am terrified of hair salons :lol:

hairhealth 03-10-2013 05:05 PM

Yay@these threads.

I am not alone!!!!!

...hums michael jackson's "you are not alone..."

curlypearl 03-11-2013 08:17 AM

I like this thread. So many products, so little frizz (we wish).

Betcha can't use just one (to misquote an old ad for potato chips I think).

frizzinfla 03-11-2013 09:05 PM

I feel less alone, now!! Thanks :-)

ProfessorPuffy 03-12-2013 09:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Houseofcurls (Post 2134170)
How about OCCD (obsessive compulsive curl disorder): not being able to take your eyes off your hair and obsessing over the spirals at inappropriate times.

Definitely what I have. I was doing that as I read this.

jeepcurlygurl 03-12-2013 01:59 PM

I certainly have hoarding issues because I am so fearful they will discontinue my favorite things. In order to tame the anxiety I MUST have at least 10 bottles of Suave and VO5 conditioner and at least 4 bottles of LA Looks Sport Gel. And I check in every store I happen to be in just to make sure they aren't on sale.

I also have nightmares that I will be chosen to be on What Not To Wear and they will try to cut, dye, and straighten my hair.

frizzinfla 03-12-2013 05:32 PM

WNTW nightmares. That's a good one! Hahaha!


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