Start Here!

Like Tree90Likes

Hello all. How many posts until I can attach pictures? I'm clueless so as of now my comments won't mean much. I just typed out a long post on my phone to find they wouldn't attach.
Hello all my name is Renee and I'm a 6 month transitioner loving every minute of the process. I'm still learning my hair which I am actually enjoying. I really thought that transitioning back to natural was really going to be a stressful task, but you all have made my transitioning not only easy but also fun. Thanks for the beginners transitioning websites and videos; they were great...hashtag LOVEDIT (#LOVEDIT).
Reservechic likes this.
Renee' Brumby, CPC
Quote:
Transitioning to a new ME!!
Hello from Calgary, Alberta, Canada!!

I'm somewhat new, signed up in May but didn't really start looking around in the forums until now...

I was more of a 3A with several loose spirals when I was in my teens, but I didn't know how to care for it... neither did my mama as she had very straight hair. My hair has always been very coarse and dense, I got my curls and texture from my papa's side. He would just tell me to oil it at night and leave it be naturally, but it was not something I could accept since at that age, everyone wanted pin straight hair so at the age of 15 I started straightening my hair with the clothing iron! Straighteners were so expensive when they first came out (the good kind that could actually straighten my coarse, thick curls) and I didn't seem to think it was a necessary investment at the time.

At 18 I started messing with box dyes. My hair is naturally black, but I dyed it blue-black, purple-black, and then started using the Garnier Nutrisse Ultra Color to get it to red. I kept the red hair for about 3 years and then went a lighter brunette colour. I then stripped it all and bleached my hair and started playing with veggie dyes. Purples and pinks (it's current state)

Anyways I am paying for it now after 12 years of torturing my hair... I still have coarse, dense hair but with all the chemical processing it is highly porous now with very low elasticity. My curls are no more and I am simply waves, basically a 2B with 2 very lazy and stretched spiral curls at the back of my head (sometimes they spiral, sometimes they don't). I am currently trying to pamper my hair as much as possible before I make the final colour change so that I can transition to my natural hair and embrace it (and hopefully gradually revert some of the damage I have done). I'm really contemplating a "Big Chop" to start my journey with, maybe a nice wavy bob to get most of the damaged hair out. My hair is at about 22 inches long, but luckily it grows fast. Approximately 1 inch a month, which can be very frustrating when you require frequent root touch ups! I'm pretty sure my bank account will appreciate the extra change! Lol...

Sorry for the long intro by the way... once I got started I jus't couldnt help myself

I'm excited for the knowledge I will gain through this site and looking forward to my personal progress!
Hello all my name is Renee and I'm a 6 month transitioner loving every minute of the process. I'm still learning my hair which I am actually enjoying. I really thought that transitioning back to natural was really going to be a stressful task, but you all have made my transitioning not only easy but also fun. Thanks for the beginners transitioning websites and videos; they were great...hashtag LOVEDIT (#LOVEDIT).
Originally Posted by NapturalGranny
Welcome! I am so thrilled that you decided to join us!
3B natural hair

Current Regimen: Daily Bunning

Products currently using:
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Shampoo
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Conditioner ( I do use it with steam)
Protein Conditioner- Tresemme Keratin Smooth Conditioner (I do use it with steam.)
Shea Moisture Transtioning Milk
Pre-Poo Treatment- I switch between Regular and Extra Dark JBCO ( The lines I use from are - Jamaican Mango & Lime, Tropic Isle Living, and Sunny Isle)
Hello from Calgary, Alberta, Canada!!

I'm somewhat new, signed up in May but didn't really start looking around in the forums until now...

I was more of a 3A with several loose spirals when I was in my teens, but I didn't know how to care for it... neither did my mama as she had very straight hair. My hair has always been very coarse and dense, I got my curls and texture from my papa's side. He would just tell me to oil it at night and leave it be naturally, but it was not something I could accept since at that age, everyone wanted pin straight hair so at the age of 15 I started straightening my hair with the clothing iron! Straighteners were so expensive when they first came out (the good kind that could actually straighten my coarse, thick curls) and I didn't seem to think it was a necessary investment at the time.


At 18 I started messing with box dyes. My hair is naturally black, but I dyed it blue-black, purple-black, and then started using the Garnier Nutrisse Ultra Color to get it to red. I kept the red hair for about 3 years and then went a lighter brunette colour. I then stripped it all and bleached my hair and started playing with veggie dyes. Purples and pinks (it's current state)

Anyways I am paying for it now after 12 years of torturing my hair... I still have coarse, dense hair but with all the chemical processing it is highly porous now with very low elasticity. My curls are no more and I am simply waves, basically a 2B with 2 very lazy and stretched spiral curls at the back of my head (sometimes they spiral, sometimes they don't). I am currently trying to pamper my hair as much as possible before I make the final colour change so that I can transition to my natural hair and embrace it (and hopefully gradually revert some of the damage I have done). I'm really contemplating a "Big Chop" to start my journey with, maybe a nice wavy bob to get most of the damaged hair out. My hair is at about 22 inches long, but luckily it grows fast. Approximately 1 inch a month, which can be very frustrating when you require frequent root touch ups! I'm pretty sure my bank account will appreciate the extra change! Lol...

Sorry for the long intro by the way... once I got started I jus't couldnt help myself

I'm excited for the knowledge I will gain through this site and looking forward to my personal progress!
Originally Posted by Nosavi
Hello! Thanks a bunch for sharing your hair story with us.

I can tell you what makes wavy, curly, and even cozily hair look it's best: a great haircut cut that allows for your hair to have a good shape to it, and the right products. It may sound pretty simple but that's really all you need.

I would take a look a look at different pictures to choose the type of cut you desire. Next, after that I would recommend making an appointment at a salon where there are is one or more trained stylist that has worked with clients that have naturally textured hair before. Before the stylist touches your hair you are to have a pre-consultation, letting him know about what your hair has gone through and what you are looking to achieve with your curls at this point (such as the cut, shape, and ease of styling manageability you are looking for). And, after the stylist is done with your hair, I always recommend doing a 360 of your hair. You can bring a big mirror or you can ask the stylist for one so that you can take a good look at your hair all over front to back. If the stylist did exactly what you wanted, then great. But, if not, you do have the right to go over with the stylist, whatever you see that you are not happy about with the overall cut and shape to your hair. As it is the stylist's job to make sure that his client leaves happy and not unsatisfied.

While your there you can even ask the stylist about what products you are to use that will allow for you to easily maintain the style. The stylist should be able to provide information towards such. But, if you are not sure about going with the stylist recommendations, there are lots of products available in Curlmart for all types of curlies to use towards maintaining their hair.

I certainly do hope that you find this information helpful! And I wish you much good luck on having, healthier, happier hair!
3B natural hair

Current Regimen: Daily Bunning

Products currently using:
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Shampoo
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Conditioner ( I do use it with steam)
Protein Conditioner- Tresemme Keratin Smooth Conditioner (I do use it with steam.)
Shea Moisture Transtioning Milk
Pre-Poo Treatment- I switch between Regular and Extra Dark JBCO ( The lines I use from are - Jamaican Mango & Lime, Tropic Isle Living, and Sunny Isle)
Hello everyone my name is Joia and I'm a 3c4a natural and my hair type is tough to deal with I even think I have more than just those two textures...but I need help with my dryness and the right products to keep and hold a style but it can't be too heavy or it'll just sit on my hair and weigh it dowwnnnn....hope to hear from someone sooooon!

Sent from my T-Mobile myTouch Q using Tapatalk 2
Attached Thumbnails
Start Here!-uploadfromtaptalk1403477094057.jpg  
BotticelliBrit likes this.
Hi - I'm relatively new to the curly girl method and I already feel like it's made such a big change in my hair! I've struggled with frizzy, big hair most of my life ( 50 + yrs) and finally feel like I'm excited about the hair I have. My hair is 3B and low porosity, very thick and coarse. It looks great first day but then I'm back to the frizzies after that. It takes so long to air dry that I don't have time to do it each day. Any suggestions for second day hair help?
Attached Thumbnails
Start Here!-week-2a.jpg  
BotticelliBrit likes this.
Hello everyone my name is Joia and I'm a 3c4a natural and my hair type is tough to deal with I even think I have more than just those two textures...but I need help with my dryness and the right products to keep and hold a style but it can't be too heavy or it'll just sit on my hair and weigh it dowwnnnn....hope to hear from someone sooooon!

Sent from my T-Mobile myTouch Q using Tapatalk 2
Originally Posted by fairyjae
Hello Joia! I am very happy that you decided to join us. Also, you have beautiful Type 3c/4A natural curls, I must say.


I feel that the following lines would be good for you to try products from- Shea Moisture, Edens Body Works, and the Cantu for Naturals line, if you have not already.

I transitioned for a year before becoming 100% natural. I first started off using expensive line after line. And, even though it may have worked for some curlies, my hair is very dry and these lines just were not providing the level of moisture to my hair that it very much needed. Also, those products weren't making my hair more manageable either. It took me a lot of trial and error before I finally realized that I was not getting anywhere with these expensive lines. So, I began doing more looking down the drugstore haircare isles, and started finding products that actually worked for my naturally curly hair. I can honestly tell you that most of the products that I find that meet all of my hair needs (are moisturizing,curl defining, and frizz controlling) are the ones that I can readily get off the ground, right off the shelf. With the highest priced line that I actually buy products from at this time being Mixed Chicks.


Hope this info helps!
3B natural hair

Current Regimen: Daily Bunning

Products currently using:
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Shampoo
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Conditioner ( I do use it with steam)
Protein Conditioner- Tresemme Keratin Smooth Conditioner (I do use it with steam.)
Shea Moisture Transtioning Milk
Pre-Poo Treatment- I switch between Regular and Extra Dark JBCO ( The lines I use from are - Jamaican Mango & Lime, Tropic Isle Living, and Sunny Isle)

Last edited by Reservechic; 06-26-2014 at 10:50 AM.
Hi - I'm relatively new to the curly girl method and I already feel like it's made such a big change in my hair! I've struggled with frizzy, big hair most of my life ( 50 + yrs) and finally feel like I'm excited about the hair I have. My hair is 3B and low porosity, very thick and coarse. It looks great first day but then I'm back to the frizzies after that. It takes so long to air dry that I don't have time to do it each day. Any suggestions for second day hair help?
Originally Posted by knitrmom
Welcome! I am very glad that you decided to join us. Also, thanks for providing a picture of your curls. They look really nice!

I am excited to hear that since starting the CG Method that you feel that it has started to make such a big change to your hair already. I am very happy that you are seeing such results, and I hope that you continue to see more and more!

What products are you currently using to style your hair with? For 2nd day hair and beyond, I just simply re-apply a bit more styling product to my curls and let it air dry. If that does not work for you, then you can always seek to invest in a curl refresher spray. And apply the curl refresher spray first to revive your curls, and then apply your styling product thereafter.


I don't wash my hair everyday, but when I do, I know what you feel when you say it takes a long time for your hair to completely dry. It takes quite a long time for my hair to dry. too. My hair actually takes around 6-7 hours to fully dry. Which is why, when I wash my hair it is very early in the morning. So that way, my hair ends up drying throughout the day. But, since waiting hours for your hair to dry isn't something you really care for, I would recommend getting an ionic blowdryer (adds shine and helps to lock out frizz) with a diffuser attachment and using such to speed up your hairs' drying time.

And, I recommend either sleeping on a satin pillowcase or wearing a satin bonnet to bed, if you aren't already. This helps to best preserve your curls while you are sleeping on them overnight.
3B natural hair

Current Regimen: Daily Bunning

Products currently using:
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Shampoo
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Conditioner ( I do use it with steam)
Protein Conditioner- Tresemme Keratin Smooth Conditioner (I do use it with steam.)
Shea Moisture Transtioning Milk
Pre-Poo Treatment- I switch between Regular and Extra Dark JBCO ( The lines I use from are - Jamaican Mango & Lime, Tropic Isle Living, and Sunny Isle)

Last edited by Reservechic; 06-26-2014 at 10:57 AM.
Hi, I joined the forum today after lurking for about a week.
I'm from midwestern USA.

I have 4c hair--no idea about porosity. It's dense and the strands are 90% very fine/thin except for a few pockets of my head.

I had worn my hair relaxed on and off since I was 12 (before that it was braided or hot-combed). I cut all my hair off when I graduated high school because I wanted a Halle Berry pixie. Yeah, didn't work! So my uncle cut me a fade. I enjoyed it, but at the time, it was hurtful when my friends asked me if I did it because of my sexual orientation. I relaxed again before college. My older sister was natural, but she only wore her hair in an afro. I thought if you had natural hair that was the only style you could do--just having it out or in cornrow/braids.

I wore my hair out relaxed, and when it was getting old and roots showed, I wore wraps (now people call them "turbans") or had someone cornrow my hair with extensions. I had no idea how to curl/flat-iron/style my relaxed hair, so this helped a lot.

I studied abroad in a country where they don't sell relaxers for about 2 years so I wore wraps for about a year. I never knew how to take care of natural afro hair past 1 inch, so I just washed and conditioned it in the shower.

I came back to the USA and my hair had grown to shoulder length, but it had also matted and become uneven due to breaking/dryness and no moisturizing. Cousin relaxed my hair for me and cut it back to ear/neck length.

Relaxed again throughout college with short hairstyles and a friend introduced me to weaves. People told me I was so beautiful now. It was really, really expensive though. So I only had them done 7 times in my life.

I wore a relaxer, 1 weave and 2 braided styles when I got my first corporate job. For the braided styles, the stylists wouldn't do it w/o me having freshly relaxed hair. I did that and it was so painful. My scalp felt like it was peeling in spots or getting skin-lifting scabs.

I couldn't wear wraps to work, so I just relaxed my hair myself or waited until I could go to a salon on and off. My hair never grew and it hurt when people said, "Why don't you just grow your hair longer?" I believed I couldn't and short styles were okay anyway since I could handle them. My scalp burned sometimes for no reason.

I thought it was normal my hair broke off and thinned in the back when reaching 6-7 inches. I figured them's the breaks with my hair + relaxer.

I discovered hair tutorials on YT sometime around early 2012 because I really wanted to try more with my relaxed hair. I didn't understand why my hair broke off every morning. I hated the styles the salons gave me so I thought I needed to just style it myself. I also was trying to avoid the physical scalp pain. I followed a popular relax guru (?) who was "stretching" her relaxer. I stretched from December 2012 to April 2013. I couldn't do anything w/ 2 textures. I realized I was never going to learn how to take care of relaxed hair because relaxed hair was killing my hair.

I cut it all off determined to learn how to take care of my natural hair past 1 inch.
I'm currently at about 7 inches of length. My partner disliked it at lot at first, and the only time he said my hair was cute was when I had a weave when we first started dating. He told me he would like to see me in a weave again that he likes on my FB page. I told him he can just look at the photo and imagine it because it's never happening again. I saw a little girl at the mall with glasses who had a short-cropped fro and looked just like me and then I felt a lot of conviction about proving you can style natural Afro hair without needing to straighten it or braid it away. I wanted to be that example to kids since I never had any growing up. I still can't braid/flat-twist to save my life anyway, but I am really happy it's easier to manage (and I don't have scalp stinging anymore).
Attached Thumbnails
Start Here!-20140703_my-hair.jpg  



Last Relaxer: 12/24/2012
Weekly Products I'm Using:
Cherry Lola Treatment
Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Conditioner
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Leave-In Conditioner
Shea Moisture Curling Gel Soufflé
Kinky Curly Curling Custard
Coconut Oil ♥ Grapeseed Oil ♥ Castor Oil
my hair is normal-ish porosity / dense / fine+medium strands
Hi, I joined the forum today after lurking for about a week.
I'm from midwestern USA.

I have 4c hair--no idea about porosity. It's dense and the strands are 90% very fine/thin except for a few pockets of my head.

I had worn my hair relaxed on and off since I was 12 (before that it was braided or hot-combed). I cut all my hair off when I graduated high school because I wanted a Halle Berry pixie. Yeah, didn't work! So my uncle cut me a fade. I enjoyed it, but at the time, it was hurtful when my friends asked me if I did it because of my sexual orientation. I relaxed again before college. My older sister was natural, but she only wore her hair in an afro. I thought if you had natural hair that was the only style you could do--just having it out or in cornrow/braids.

I wore my hair out relaxed, and when it was getting old and roots showed, I wore wraps (now people call them "turbans") or had someone cornrow my hair with extensions. I had no idea how to curl/flat-iron/style my relaxed hair, so this helped a lot.

I studied abroad in a country where they don't sell relaxers for about 2 years so I wore wraps for about a year. I never knew how to take care of natural afro hair past 1 inch, so I just washed and conditioned it in the shower.

I came back to the USA and my hair had grown to shoulder length, but it had also matted and become uneven due to breaking/dryness and no moisturizing. Cousin relaxed my hair for me and cut it back to ear/neck length.

Relaxed again throughout college with short hairstyles and a friend introduced me to weaves. People told me I was so beautiful now. It was really, really expensive though. So I only had them done 7 times in my life.

I wore a relaxer, 1 weave and 2 braided styles when I got my first corporate job. For the braided styles, the stylists wouldn't do it w/o me having freshly relaxed hair. I did that and it was so painful. My scalp felt like it was peeling in spots or getting skin-lifting scabs.

I couldn't wear wraps to work, so I just relaxed my hair myself or waited until I could go to a salon on and off. My hair never grew and it hurt when people said, "Why don't you just grow your hair longer?" I believed I couldn't and short styles were okay anyway since I could handle them. My scalp burned sometimes for no reason.

I thought it was normal my hair broke off and thinned in the back when reaching 6-7 inches. I figured them's the breaks with my hair + relaxer.

I discovered hair tutorials on YT sometime around early 2012 because I really wanted to try more with my relaxed hair. I didn't understand why my hair broke off every morning. I hated the styles the salons gave me so I thought I needed to just style it myself. I also was trying to avoid the physical scalp pain. I followed a popular relax guru (?) who was "stretching" her relaxer. I stretched from December 2012 to April 2013. I couldn't do anything w/ 2 textures. I realized I was never going to learn how to take care of relaxed hair because relaxed hair was killing my hair.

I cut it all off determined to learn how to take care of my natural hair past 1 inch.
I'm currently at about 7 inches of length. My partner disliked it at lot at first, and the only time he said my hair was cute was when I had a weave when we first started dating. He told me he would like to see me in a weave again that he likes on my FB page. I told him he can just look at the photo and imagine it because it's never happening again. I saw a little girl at the mall with glasses who had a short-cropped fro and looked just like me and then I felt a lot of conviction about proving you can style natural Afro hair without needing to straighten it or braid it away. I wanted to be that example to kids since I never had any growing up. I still can't braid/flat-twist to save my life anyway, but I am really happy it's easier to manage (and I don't have scalp stinging anymore).
Originally Posted by pinkpostitheart
Welcome! Your story is definitely a very inspiring one. Thanks for sharing!

I wish you all the best with your natural hair journey!
3B natural hair

Current Regimen: Daily Bunning

Products currently using:
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Shampoo
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Conditioner ( I do use it with steam)
Protein Conditioner- Tresemme Keratin Smooth Conditioner (I do use it with steam.)
Shea Moisture Transtioning Milk
Pre-Poo Treatment- I switch between Regular and Extra Dark JBCO ( The lines I use from are - Jamaican Mango & Lime, Tropic Isle Living, and Sunny Isle)
Please click one of the Quick Reply icons in the posts above to activate Quick Reply.
Attached Thumbnails
Start Here!-no_title-5-%5B1%5D.jpg  

Last edited by edidiong; 07-07-2014 at 06:22 AM.
Please click one of the Quick Reply icons in the posts above to activate Quick Reply.
Hello everyone. My name is Micky and I was here last year before but for the life of me I cannot find my login information. I just big chopped today after transitioning for almost a year. I was so tired of the two different textures, plus my hair was breaking off/shedding so bad I had to get rid of the relaxed portion. Now, I am not quite sure what exactly my hair will look like. I just did a bunch of two strand twists, so I am hopeful.

I am a 4b/4c and I totally love my texture, I just want to find the RIGHT products for my hair. Out of all of this time, my only real staple is the Passionfruit Curl Control paste. I have started using Qhemet Biologics Amla & Olive Heavy Cream, but it can be a bit much for my thinnish type hair. Shea Moisture products are pretty heavy too beside the Yucca & Baobab. Sigh....hopefully I will find what I am looking for on this site.
Hello everyone. My name is Micky and I was here last year before but for the life of me I cannot find my login information. I just big chopped today after transitioning for almost a year. I was so tired of the two different textures, plus my hair was breaking off/shedding so bad I had to get rid of the relaxed portion. Now, I am not quite sure what exactly my hair will look like. I just did a bunch of two strand twists, so I am hopeful.

I am a 4b/4c and I totally love my texture, I just want to find the RIGHT products for my hair. Out of all of this time, my only real staple is the Passionfruit Curl Control paste. I have started using Qhemet Biologics Amla & Olive Heavy Cream, but it can be a bit much for my thinnish type hair. Shea Moisture products are pretty heavy too beside the Yucca & Baobab. Sigh....hopefully I will find what I am looking for on this site.
Originally Posted by MickyStew
Hi and Welcome. Your hair looks great in your screenshot!



Last Relaxer: 12/24/2012
Weekly Products I'm Using:
Cherry Lola Treatment
Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Conditioner
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Leave-In Conditioner
Shea Moisture Curling Gel Soufflé
Kinky Curly Curling Custard
Coconut Oil ♥ Grapeseed Oil ♥ Castor Oil
my hair is normal-ish porosity / dense / fine+medium strands
Follow
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
Hello everyone. My name is Micky and I was here last year before but for the life of me I cannot find my login information. I just big chopped today after transitioning for almost a year. I was so tired of the two different textures, plus my hair was breaking off/shedding so bad I had to get rid of the relaxed portion. Now, I am not quite sure what exactly my hair will look like. I just did a bunch of two strand twists, so I am hopeful.

I am a 4b/4c and I totally love my texture, I just want to find the RIGHT products for my hair. Out of all of this time, my only real staple is the Passionfruit Curl Control paste. I have started using Qhemet Biologics Amla & Olive Heavy Cream, but it can be a bit much for my thinnish type hair. Shea Moisture products are pretty heavy too beside the Yucca & Baobab. Sigh....hopefully I will find what I am looking for on this site.
Originally Posted by MickyStew
Congrats on getting the BC done! That's awesome! Welcome to the new world of being natural!

I have never trued the Curls Passionfruit Curl Control Paste. But, i do know that it is supposed to be used to lay down one's edges with. So you had been using it as a styler instead, huh? If so, since there was no harm done, then i guess it was okay. And, i have tried the Qhemet Biologics Amla & Heavy Cream. I have Type 3b curls and the only way i am able to use it as a pre-poo treatment, or in the late Fall and Winter Seasons, i use a little bit of it as a leave in. It is definitely heavy in texture alright, and this stuff has the potential to make your hair greasy and weighed down quick, if you use too much. I do love the Shea Moisture line, but i have learned to stick with the products from the line that my hair can handle and happens. Shea Moisture products contain lots of shea, and oils in their products. And, for some peoples hair that can be a bit too much. So, i can understand that being the case with your hair.

There are alot of lines available in stores today, such as either Target, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, and even Sally's for you to consider checking out. Here is a list of them:

Eden Body Works
Camille Rose Naturals
Jane Carter Solution
Cantu for Naturals Collection
Miss Jessies
Mixed Chicks
Design Essentials
Carols Daughter
Kinky-Curly
and much more................

Don't be afraid to experiment with trying products and seeing which ones your hair actually ends up loving. May all go well with your newly natural journey!
3B natural hair

Current Regimen: Daily Bunning

Products currently using:
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Shampoo
Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Shampoo
Shea Moisture Curl & Shine Conditioner ( I do use it with steam)
Protein Conditioner- Tresemme Keratin Smooth Conditioner (I do use it with steam.)
Shea Moisture Transtioning Milk
Pre-Poo Treatment- I switch between Regular and Extra Dark JBCO ( The lines I use from are - Jamaican Mango & Lime, Tropic Isle Living, and Sunny Isle)

Last edited by Reservechic; 07-14-2014 at 02:25 PM.
Hi, I'm Kelly and I'm a long time scanner of this site, and a past member, but now I'm back after all those years. I live in Northern California where the weather can change any second, and my 3B curls, that is hell on them. I'm really excited to be here and hopefully someone can help?
Hey guys ,
I am new here but have been on the site daily ! I recently chopped off the rest of my relaxed and just celebrated my 1 year anniversary of goin natural I love my Journey and I see curls forming however when I did my chop I cannot do twist outs Bantu knots . I don't know what to do with my hair I want to just use heat because my curls are so light looking not enough curl definition please help what is the next step after the chop my hair won't cooperate.
Seeing all these fabulous pix. Y is my 4a hair looking ugly to me?

Dont know what regimen to use at all. i just kip trying to fine what works for me asides wearing wigs. i am only happy it is growing. At three months post relaxer and less three weeks big chop i am almost three inches in front n middle, but three inches at the the back. My hair tangles at the instance of any wash and go.
Attached Thumbnails
Start Here!-wp_20140719_11_02_08_smartshoot%5B1%5D.jpg   Start Here!-img_20140704_020926%5B1%5D.jpg  

Last edited by edidiong; 08-11-2014 at 02:30 AM. Reason: Delete

Trending Topics


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 08:25 AM.


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