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Old 02-27-2011, 01:41 PM   #101
 
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Thanks Colorado Curly for keeping the acronyms current. In 2008 when I was a newbie I remember reading this and feeling that I could finally understand Curltalk language!
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Old 04-11-2011, 11:28 PM   #102
 
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IDK nothing.....
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Old 04-22-2011, 04:28 AM   #103
 
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What tlc means? I read it in a topic thr other day.
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:30 PM   #104
 
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What tlc means? I read it in a topic thr other day.
Tender love and care? Maybe.
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texture - under layer fine, everything else medium
According to the articles of how to determen these:
Porosity- low
Density - medium

shampoo - clear scalp & hair therapy
rinse out - clear scalp & hair therapy
leave in - whatever rinse out I'm using at the time
gel - kccc
dt - aussie 3 min miracle

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Old 12-03-2011, 09:07 PM   #105
 
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Can anyone tell me what AORR stands for? Can't find it anywhere. Thanks..
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Old 12-13-2011, 01:20 PM   #106
 
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thanks, that was useful!
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:35 PM   #107
 
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I can still edit this list! PM me if you see something that needs to be added or changed.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:59 PM   #108
 
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Can someone tell me what AIF stands for?
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:29 PM   #109
 
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AIF = Aussie Instant Freeze gel
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Winter Products/Routine:
Clarifying: ACV rinses, Suave Professional Men Deep Clean Peppermint
Low Poo: Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil
Co-washes: VO5 Kiwi Lime Squeeze or Strawberries & Cream, Cure Care
RO: VO5 KLS or S&C or Shea Cashmere, Cure Care
LI (if needed): VO5 S&C or Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil (old formula)
Styler: HETT
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Old 02-08-2013, 03:48 PM   #110
 
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Thanks very much, Geek_Chic!
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Condish: Giovanni DL, Cure Care, Ion Treatment, GVP Balm, AOHR
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Stylers: KCCC, SM Souffle, AOMM, SS CEJ, JCRR, JCCC


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Old 02-09-2013, 02:31 PM   #111
 
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Happy to help, Hootenanny!
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Co-washes: VO5 Kiwi Lime Squeeze or Strawberries & Cream, Cure Care
RO: VO5 KLS or S&C or Shea Cashmere, Cure Care
LI (if needed): VO5 S&C or Renpure Luxurious Argan Oil (old formula)
Styler: HETT
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Old 02-09-2013, 02:32 PM   #112
 
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I really like this thread. It's illuminating.
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Poos: SM Moisture Retention + Yucca Baobab, TJ's Tea Tree Tingle
Condish: TJ 'sTea Tree Tingle*, SM Moisture Retention* + Curl & Shine + Yucca Baobab, Yes to Blueberries
Stylers: KCKT*, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie* + Curl & Style Milk*, KCCC*, FSG*, CJ Pattern Pusha, Curl Keeper
Sealers: Jojoba* or Grapeseed* oil

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Old 02-24-2013, 08:10 AM   #113
 
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WNG-I think it has something to do with styling. Thanks
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:14 AM   #114
 
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WNG-I think it has something to do with styling. Thanks
"Wash-n-go", I think
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Old 09-03-2013, 06:52 AM   #115
 
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Thank you very much.It was really helpful.
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Old 09-23-2013, 03:48 PM   #116
 
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Thanks so much! You forgot one which is EVCO (extra virgin coconut oil).
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Old 10-09-2013, 06:35 PM   #117
 
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So much info to process


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