Del2C! I have questions about honey!

You're just noticing NOW that I LOVEY the Coconut????? HEEE HEE!! I think my favorite way to use coconut is in Oil form. I've used the Milk too but have over-done a few times whereas the Oil I can't seem to Over Do! Sometimes I take a pea size and smooth it on 2nd day, or I'll do an overnight DT put a blob in my hand melt it put it all through and co-wash or low poo next morning/afternoon. I just sleep in a pineapple when I do that.

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Please do report back on your Honey findings in low dews and warm temps. Definitely try some FSG with Honey it could make all the difference in how much you like it. I personally feel it's better suited for finer haired curiles but I only have myself and daughter to compare. Works FABU on her but kinda MEH for me.
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Hey Del, remember when you said your hair went straight and you werent sure why? well, when i tried the Re:Coil yesterday, i put AVG under it and I think that's why the re:coil didn't give me results. Today as i touch the inside of my hair, it felt almost producty, and i'm sure i didnt use too much re:coil... maybe the counter-reacted in my hair? if that makes sense?

ALso, i have really coarse hair and honey seems to do something for my curls... i dunno what exactly, but i think it does do something... the 2nd time i used the honey when i complained about no clumping, i still had curlier hair. even my cousin was like, what did you do to your hair! it actually looks curlier! So i am going to continue using the honey!
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condition with GVP Conditioning Balm or CJ BC Daily, Loreal Color Vive for Color Treated Hair Thats Normal
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Do you mean you put Fote or Agave under Recoil? What kind of dews are you living with again? My hair is super coarse too and the Honey smooths it and makes it softer but I'm still afraid to try it again in these ridiculous low dews around New England...
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Well i put FOTE AVG and the curls werent really there (under the re:coil). but i know you werent sure if it was the agave or the FOTE AVG. My ends turned straight when i used the FOTE with Re:coil so i was thinking maybe the FOTE did the same to you with the KCCC? I know nothing about dew... but down south in HOTlanta, we've been having high 60 and low 70s. I miss NY
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i has no hair type? (medium, f-iii), normal porosity, LOW elasticity.
CG journey began 2/8/09 - 4-08-09.. and then mod cg 4/14/09 -... 03/02/10- Barely CG but I like CG products
wash with Low Poo or Poo
condition with GVP Conditioning Balm or CJ BC Daily, Loreal Color Vive for Color Treated Hair Thats Normal
Leave ins- Garnier S&S; Marrakesh oil
style with - Ohm SHP; KCCC- BRHG or Boots- KCCC- BRHG; CIAB; CCCC
Protein- GVP Joico K-Pak
Play with ACV
Well i put FOTE AVG and the curls werent really there (under the re:coil). but i know you werent sure if it was the agave or the FOTE AVG. My ends turned straight when i used the FOTE with Re:coil so i was thinking maybe the FOTE did the same to you with the KCCC? I know nothing about dew... but down south in HOTlanta, we've been having high 60 and low 70s. I miss NY
Originally Posted by burgundy_locks
OH that's right! I forgot about that..Well I'm really thinking it was the Agave because I've used FOTE on dry hair before and this didn't happen. I also used FOTE in my routine yesterday and only spritzed today and my hair didn't do that. Agave won't have the kind of hold Honey does the consistency is different. I still think Honey is my first true love.....What I was hoping is that Agave would work in lower dews, I've gotta just stop being a chicken and try it what's the worst that can happen? I wash next day...big deal...
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My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


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I have a question for you girls. Do you tend to have have thick coarse hair? I've been considering honey but have been afraid because i really wasn't sure how to. Thanks for posting your results and techniques I think I'm gonna try it. :-)
I have a question for you girls. Do you tend to have have thick coarse hair? I've been considering honey but have been afraid because i really wasn't sure how to. Thanks for posting your results and techniques I think I'm gonna try it. :-)
Originally Posted by loewin
I'd say that half of my hair is coarse and half of it is fine. And I got a ton of hair. All of my hair works with honey. I hope you try it and let us know your method and results!

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Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
I have a question for you girls. Do you tend to have have thick coarse hair? I've been considering honey but have been afraid because i really wasn't sure how to. Thanks for posting your results and techniques I think I'm gonna try it. :-)
Originally Posted by loewin
I've seen a variety of different heads benefiting from Honey. It seems to work for all kinds of textures! Lovely stuff Same with coconut oil it's so light and agrees with many of us unlike Jojoba that can be iffy sometimes.
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Today I took 8 oz of warm water and ended up with 2 tsp. of honey. I put it in a spray bottle and misted my hair with it when it was dry. It seemed to lessen the frizz and my curls coiled up a little tighter. I think I might take it up to 1tbs to see what happens and put it on my wet hair after my leave in.

Thanks again ladies!
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Today I took 8 oz of warm water and ended up with 2 tsp. of honey. I put it in a spray bottle and misted my hair with it when it was dry. It seemed to lessen the frizz and my curls coiled up a little tighter. I think I might take it up to 1tbs to see what happens and put it on my wet hair after my leave in.

Thanks again ladies!
Originally Posted by loewin
loewin that is the ONE thing I haven't done with Honey or AN is mist onto dry hair...must try that

so glad it worked for you!! do you know what your dews are in your area? just curious....
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I thought I was going to have some sort of great breakthrough yesterday with dwepoints and high temps, but the dewpoint stuck all day at 35. So my hair was great! I love it! Tomorrow I will be changing it up a little bit, but I will continue to test out honey it different forms. Maybe tomorrow i will go with honey alone (not mixed with anything else... i still need my products!)... see how that goes.

Well. Its official. I'm in love.

Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

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Dumb question:

Ok so I get that you use one pea size drop in your rinse out and another pea sized drop in your leave in. I know that dews must be fairly high. I get all these more complicated things

The dumb question is: What KIND of honey are you using?? Are you using the kind that comes in the jar shaped like a bear? Clover honey? Raw honey? Blended honey? Etc etc?
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I use the bear stuff. The raw honey I have has bits in it and is way to thick to use in my hair. Works great on my face though
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I use the bear stuff. The raw honey I have has bits in it and is way to thick to use in my hair. Works great on my face though
Originally Posted by Jess the Mess
I was thinking raw honey might be a bit icky. But then I thought "well some people put lube in their hair...maybe chunky honey isn't that odd" haha
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I use the bear stuff. The raw honey I have has bits in it and is way to thick to use in my hair. Works great on my face though
Originally Posted by Jess the Mess
I was thinking raw honey might be a bit icky. But then I thought "well some people put lube in their hair...maybe chunky honey isn't that odd" haha
Originally Posted by Laura Lee
Hahahahahaha....right
High Priestess JessMess, follower of the Goddess of the Coiling Way and Confiscator of Concoctions in the Order of the Curly Crusaders

Dumb question:

Ok so I get that you use one pea size drop in your rinse out and another pea sized drop in your leave in. I know that dews must be fairly high. I get all these more complicated things

The dumb question is: What KIND of honey are you using?? Are you using the kind that comes in the jar shaped like a bear? Clover honey? Raw honey? Blended honey? Etc etc?
Originally Posted by Laura Lee
I use the cheapest honey I could buy. Its clover honey and I figure if I can eat it with no problem, its ok that I have the cheapest honey.

Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

http://public.fotki.com/curlymix/
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Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey
Ok here is MYYYY thing about honey!!! How do you keep the ants OFF of mr. honey bear?! I was rushing one day and i left it on the side in the bath tub. Later that night i had soooo many ants!!!!!!!! AHHH!!! Next time i made sure to wash him off... and later that day, ANNNTSS!! Finally i wrapped him up in plastic and bought ant bate
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i has no hair type? (medium, f-iii), normal porosity, LOW elasticity.
CG journey began 2/8/09 - 4-08-09.. and then mod cg 4/14/09 -... 03/02/10- Barely CG but I like CG products
wash with Low Poo or Poo
condition with GVP Conditioning Balm or CJ BC Daily, Loreal Color Vive for Color Treated Hair Thats Normal
Leave ins- Garnier S&S; Marrakesh oil
style with - Ohm SHP; KCCC- BRHG or Boots- KCCC- BRHG; CIAB; CCCC
Protein- GVP Joico K-Pak
Play with ACV
Girls I use whatever kinda Honey I have around, last one I bought was from TJ's and it was Desert something ....doesn't matter Honey is Honey


burgundy just don't leave the Honey Bear in the bathroom or it will attract bugs. I mix up my concoctions in the Kitchen and bring them with me on wash days. You'll get used to it....
Discovered CG 2007

2C Fia BSL/Thick/Med-Coarse/Low(crown)-Normal Porosity Protein and Oil Sensitive

Link-Spritz & Condish Washing

I'm aCurlJunkieJunky

My hair LOVES Coconut DESPISES Soap Bars


CJRehab or H&B Fix, Deva NO POO, EO Rose & Cham POO & Condish, CJ CurlFix, CJ Pattern Pusha, CJ CIAB, SS FHG, KCCC, BRHG, AG Mousse Gel, ACV Rinses,Shikakai Conditioning Hair Rinse.

Last edited by DEL2C; 04-21-2009 at 10:33 PM.
Girls I use whatever kinda Honey I have around, last one I bought was from TJ's and it was dessert something ....doesn't matter Honey is Honey


burgundy just don't leave the Honey Bear in the bathroom or it will attract bugs. I mix up my concoctions in the Kitchen and bring them with me on wash days. You'll get used to it....
Originally Posted by DEL2C
Reaalllyy!!?? Well, i guess that makes sense So many techniques to learn .
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i has no hair type? (medium, f-iii), normal porosity, LOW elasticity.
CG journey began 2/8/09 - 4-08-09.. and then mod cg 4/14/09 -... 03/02/10- Barely CG but I like CG products
wash with Low Poo or Poo
condition with GVP Conditioning Balm or CJ BC Daily, Loreal Color Vive for Color Treated Hair Thats Normal
Leave ins- Garnier S&S; Marrakesh oil
style with - Ohm SHP; KCCC- BRHG or Boots- KCCC- BRHG; CIAB; CCCC
Protein- GVP Joico K-Pak
Play with ACV
Odd. I leave my bottle of honey under the sink. I pour my honey and try to keep it neat. Even after an ant attack on my hair supplies and general under the soml area (they went straight for my avocado oil... strange), my honey has never seen an intruding ant.

I've probably just jinxed myself. No fun.

Mix of 3s, thick, coarse, medium porosity

Current hair styling technique: rake with a scrunch at the end. (works with my coarse hair)

http://public.fotki.com/curlymix/
pw: curls

Known HGs: KCCC, homemade fsg, honey

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