Go Back   CurlTalk > Hair > General Discussion about Curly Hair

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-27-2007, 05:32 PM   #1
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 13
Default late night honey disaster = candy floss head!

Just thought I'd let you hear about my (well intentioned!) hair DISASTER this evening...

I have been loving the effect that mixing a little bit of honey with my cond has been giving - so this evening, whilst I was having a general play about with my mop, I thought that I would try using it as a styler - mixing it with water and slopping it on my curls. An hour later, its dry, and those curls are tight! Crikey! But then I touched, and it felt abit sticky - I tried to run my fingers through and OWWWW! After 40 mins of combing, in agony, and plaiting it tightly so I could go to bed, I thought I'd be ok until I wash tomorrow (all this was going on between 11pm and midnight - and I didn't fancy starting the whole washing thing then).

But could I sleep? Could I bugger. I just lay awake, terrified of waking up with the worlds biggest, immovable 'honey stuck' tangle, which would have to be cut out!!

So now I'm sat - at half midnight, with wet hair, and it seems my whole morning hair routine has started before I've even gone to bed.

Why oh why?!?!?!?!?!?

I cotton candied by own head!

CT x
__________________
3a/b - a lovely ringletty lady!
imported_Crystal_tips is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 05:39 PM   #2
 
CurlyinColorado's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 3,085
Default

LOL, I'm pretty sure I know how you feel, it's the "why couldn't I leave well enough alone!" I've been reading tons of posts since last Friday when I discovered this site and yours is by far the funniest, I laughed out loud and I'm still smiling. I'm sorry, the visual is too much! Hope it all works out.
__________________
2b/3a.
CurlyinColorado is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 06:00 PM   #3
 
medusahair's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 4,449
Default

I hope you don't have ants
__________________
2c/3a?
Low porosity, medium texture.
http://public.fotki.com/Medusahair/

If it smells good put it in your hair, if it tastes good spit it out!
medusahair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 08:02 PM   #4
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 857
Default

LOL as soon as I read the title!! Thats what experiments are all about. Really sorry this happened, But I am still giggling.
heavengirl410 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-27-2007, 08:22 PM   #5
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 943
Default

Ewww, I went through something like that too. I tried mixing a small dab with my leave in conditioner, diluted with water. I hadn't planned on going anywhere that day, so luckily no one had to see it. It was a stringy, sticky mess! I've read where ladies have had good luck mixing it with their stylers. Not for me!
CurlyMireya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 03:03 AM   #6
 
SmallFry's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 931
Default

sorry about your mishap. I've read about curlies using honey in their stylers. But they emphasize to ONLY use a drop mixed with gel. Now, I've never tried this but I know a few curlies like the results.
__________________
Lotsa 3c curls
Curly Journey Album
Updated 2009 and 2010 pics
Hair Journal/Products

It's not about having what you want, it's about Wanting what you have
SmallFry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2007, 05:06 AM   #7
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 337
Default

He he he, I cant help but laugh my head off, and I too have had my fair share of disasters. Sorry

Honey doesn't work for me at all, I have tried.

Good on toast though!
__________________
3a Redhead
Umberto Giannini & Curls Rock Amp
Fotki pw: curls



pitgirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2007, 10:46 AM   #8
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 20
Default

I'm new to this site as well, and have only been trying the CG routine for about 2.5 weeks. But on a whim, I mixed a little bit of honey into a spray bottle of warm water with a few drops of jojoba oil. Like you said, the curls were a lot tighter than ever before with anything else to date...but there is the stiffness. It wasn't really even scrunchable to get rid of crunch. I can't imagine trying to move the hair afterward in any way though...it is a definate must-rinse-before-styling-again thing.
Nynavey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2007, 10:50 AM   #9
 
bostonwaves's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 847
Default

Are those bees buzzing around your head?

<swatting at bees so they don't sting CT>
__________________
"What's the good of having naturally curly hair if nobody's jealous?" Freida - Peanuts

~CG 8/06 ~
fine, wavy - 2b/3a
KCNT and KKCC
bostonwaves is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Trending Topics[-]hide

Thread Tools
Display Modes



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com