Hair Fears

Just for fun.

Do you have any fears about your hair?

I have a couple, especially when it comes to product.

I'm afraid that one day I'll find an awesome product and then it's discontinued.

I'm afraid to buy really expensive products (like KCCC or anything from the curlmart really) and then have it not work.
3b | low-normal porosity (still confused, definitely not high porosity) | med to coarse texture

Co-Wash: most any silicone free V05 or Suave | RO: GVP Cond. Balm, GVP Joico K Pak, Tresemme Naturals Moisutrizing Cond., SheaMoisture Shea Butter Restorative Cond. | LI: one of my rinse outs | DT: one of my rinse outs with oil | Stylers: BRHG
I'm afraid that I'll get too frisky with some product and end up damaging my hair in some way... especially if I damage the color.



Hair is best when wabi-sabi.
2b/2c at this length, more 3a when shorter
M/C ii

Mod CG: Sept 08
Using: Suave co-wash, GVP Conditioning Balm, Lustrasilk OOC, MGA, BRHG
Humectants: @ dew point 40+
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I don't have any fears...just frustration! I get frustrated when I wait to the last minute to style my hair, or I have to use a product more than twice to discover how to use it properly for my hair type.

By the way, the discontinuation of one of my favorite products has occurred with me-Garnier Fructis Style Soft Curl Cream.
I'm one of those "curly hit at puberty" people and I am terrified that it'll go back straight when I get pregnant.
CG since 10/5/08
Faux Red-head since 1997 - recent henna head
3a/2b
CoWash: Suave Naturals Tropical Coconut
Conditioners: L'Oreal Vivre Pro Nutrigloss
Winter Stylers: KCKT, KCCC, FOTE, BRHG, Boots
Summer products I'm missing: CK, re:Coil, Tweek
Techniques: single plop, pixiecurl diffuse


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I'm one of those "curly hit at puberty" people and I am terrified that it'll go back straight when I get pregnant.
Originally Posted by aoedecmj
Me too! I know it's a ways off until I'll be thinking about that, but still.
I'm afraid to buy really expensive products (like KCCC or anything from the curlmart really) and then have it not work.
Exactly! I'm soo close to buying KCCC/KCKT but with shipping and everything it's almost $50! If it doesn't work I'm going to be so mad O_O
3b/c coarse, porous (I think), and THICK! Mod CG since: 10/11/08
Avoiding humectants and protein!
I'm scared that all of my products will stop working at the exact same time. Very irrational, but it's there.
My main hair "fear" is thinning/loss. Which is ironic, seeing as my entire life I wished I had less/thinner hair. Then last year I had Alopecia - can you say wake up call?
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Yeah, I also fear it falling out. What would I do with my free time????????

I also still have my original color, so my "fear" of greying isn't fear, exactly -- I know it's inevitable. I guess I fear that, when I start coloring it, my texture and overall condition will go straight to Hell.

Wurly and proud!
Modified CG since 2008.
I think my biggest fear is becoming allergic to the products that work for me. Lately, I've been developing more and more allergies (one of which I believe is to jojoba oil...do you KNOW how many products have jojoba oil?!) and I'm terrified that it's going to happen with my favorite stylers. I'm also afraid of developing an allergy to henna. THAT would suck, as pulling the henna out of my hair would cause sooooo much damage and I love the red! And growing it out would be tortuous. My natural hair color and the henna don't exactly blend well.

Another is having to go through some medical treatment and losing my hair, only to have it grow back straight.
2B...ish
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Products
This area is under construction as my hair type changed and nothing works well for me. I shampoo, I condition and pretty much have done nothing but chuck my hair in a messy bun for the past oh...year? Yeah, I'm that lazy.

No...going no-poo or CG does not work for me. It leaves me overconditioned and oily in a second no matter what I use, so that's not what's not working.
Short term fear is having a bad hair day when I really need it to be an awsome hair day.
Long term fear is that my curl pattern will change as my grey hair comes in, it is sooo cranky.
Lots of med/fine, med (low?) porosity, 2c/3a curls.
Shamoo once a week
Conditioners: Biolage Condish Balm, KCKT, JC aloeba, Hayashi system 911 emergency pak for a protein DT.
Stylers: Recoil, Imply, BRHG.
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My biggest fear is that all my ends will snap off and my hair won't grow long.
Fears abound! My primary one is that now that my hair finally looks good, I am 50 and so maybe I'll have to cut it soon because I will become the old lady who insists on keeping her hair loose and curly because she thinks it looks good when really it looks ridiculous. (I fear not being able to reconcile good sense with good hair.)
3a and strictly CG since August 2007. Porous and on the fine side. No to magnesium sulfate and glycerin. Yes to protein! Favorites:
CO-WASHES: Suave Coconut
CONDITIONERS and LEAVE-INS: Mop Top Daily Conditioner, KBB Nectar, Aubrey GPB or Island Naturals, Robert Craig, Any Jessicurl
CURL ENHANCERS/CREMES/MOUSSES: KCCC, JoiWhip
GELS: Fuzzy Duck, B5 Design, MGA Scultping, BRHG


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Edited due to a cyberstalker. Sorry, guys.

Last edited by Koukla72; 02-12-2009 at 12:28 PM.
- that my hair wont grow to length i want it too
- it will grow to the length i want it to but it will be thin
- my fav hair products will change formulations
- my fav hair products will discontinue
4a hair. MOD CG routine.

Present Loves
-Back on the (rajasthani) henna train! My hair is so much better now.
-KBB hair butter mixed with Hairveda Cocasta oil
-Spiral Solutions Deeply Decadent
Fears abound! My primary one is that now that my hair finally looks good, I am 50 and so maybe I'll have to cut it soon because I will become the old lady who insists on keeping her hair loose and curly because she thinks it looks good when really it looks ridiculous. (I fear not being able to reconcile good sense with good hair.)
Originally Posted by jillipoo
Jillipoo, you CANNOT be 50! You look at LEAST ten years younger; I assumed you were in your late 30s from pictures.

I'm afraid that the moment I find my HG routine my hair will suddenly backfire on me and decide it hates everything and just turn in into a huge, frizzy poof.
Mod CG as of 10/18/08
Using: Suave Naturals, L'oreal Vive Pro Nutri Gloss, LA Looks Sports Gel.
"We’ll not live like this. They will try to bury us with false manifestos, inscribe us in wars against false enemies but we’ll sing songs about dying from loving the wrong cowboy and gospel; our bodies will burn in effigies of promise. I swear."

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I'm afraid I'll accidentally use a product meant for brown hair and my hair will stop being red.

And I'm scared I'll develop female baldness (I have no basis for this fear).
I'm afraid that there will be more grey than dark brown. 20% grey now.
Yes, the grey has a 100% different texture than my other hair, no, coloring/glazing does not damage curl pattern, and yes it restores the pattern to the grey, actually.
Wavy, curly on the ends, 2C.
Coarse to medium textured, porous, dry, and lots of it.
Shampoo--HSH Pumpkin, Abba Pure Moisture
LVPNG, HSH Pumpkin, Walgreen's Knockoffs--Condish/Cowash
AOHR, Nexxus, EO--LI
CK & ReCoil--Activator
Suave Max Hold, Alagio Curl-Gel
For inquiring minds who want to know:
http://www.public.fotki.com/TillyErnissee
I'm afraid my hair will fall out.
2c/3aNiiiN

Photos:
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I'm afraid hormonal changes will mess up the curl pattern if I ever get pregnant and have kids. Also, as much as super thick hair can be a pain sometimes, I'm afraid it'll thin out drastically as I get older - I have no basis for this fear, really, but it would suck.

fia 2C/3A-F-iii, sensitive to some proteins
CGish since 10-16-08
Low-poo: Yes to Carrots Daily Pampering Shampoo (1-2x/week)
Rinse outs: Yes to Carrots Pampering Mud Conditioner
Styling: a little bit of leave in and a little bit of KCCC, diffusing
Olive oil DTs, honey rinses in the summer

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