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Forum: 4 04-10-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By Paraty
Post Tips, Ingredients and Links

The way you describe your hair staying white until it dries sounds like it is low porosity like mine. I have posted on several threads about my experience with puffy roots at different points in my...
Forum: Low Porosity 03-24-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Paraty
Thumbs up Oils like coconut, olive and avocado might be...

Oils like coconut, olive and avocado might be heavy for some because they are emollient, but they also penetrate the hair's cortex and medulla so they are perfect for low-porosity hair. I would...
Forum: 4 09-11-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Paraty
Cool Solution for dry roots, frizzy roots, crown breakage

They say healthy hair starts from the roots.

A few years back a user posted on her dry, brittle crown area and we posted back and forth along with other users about possible causes and solutions....
Forum: 4 09-11-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 790
Posted By Paraty
Thumbs down I am 4a low porosity and they don't work for my...

I am 4a low porosity and they don't work for my hair. They tend to coat my hair and leave little shine. I tried the original line shampoo and mask some years ago and my hair was very brittle. I then...
Forum: 3 09-11-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By Paraty
Your hair is likely in need of moisture and...

Your hair is likely in need of moisture and protein. It also sounds like your hair is damaged from all the processing. You also need to use the right products for your hair type or they can weigh it...
Forum: Low Porosity 09-11-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By Paraty
Arrow Volumizing product = better absorption?

Is it just me or do volumizing products such as conditioners, shampoos and stylers absorb best into your low porosity hair?

I have often steered clear of products labeled "volumizing" because I...
Forum: 4 06-16-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Paraty
Paul Mitchell isn't all natural, but it is salon...

Paul Mitchell isn't all natural, but it is salon quality so I get consistent results from it. I also do not have to use a lot to get results. It contains a water soluble (PEG) silicone that washes...
Forum: 4 06-05-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Paraty
No. Warm it up in a bowl of warm or hot water....

No. Warm it up in a bowl of warm or hot water. Microwaving may destroy the formulation + make it too hot for your hair. I use little jars to put product, then submerge it in a bowl or sink full of...
Forum: 4 06-03-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 979
Posted By Paraty
Our hair has similar properties as far as low...

Our hair has similar properties as far as low porosity. I also watch out for what I call the three-headed monster (castor, coconut and aloe together) since they mimic both proteins and humectants. I...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-02-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,024
Posted By Paraty
It could be the protein. It could also be that...

It could be the protein. It could also be that your conditioner is not absorbing. I would start off by clarifying then deep conditioning with heat. I warm up all my deep conditioners in a container...
Forum: 4 02-07-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,784
Posted By Paraty
Arrow Blow dryer with medium to high heat and tension...

Blow dryer with medium to high heat and tension could = heat damage. Your hair will likely be healthier if you applied heat protectant to wet hair, air-dried it in chiny bumps, bantu-knots or twists,...
Forum: 4 01-20-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Paraty
Hit: • Elucence MBC Using it from Fall to...

Hit:
• Elucence MBC
Using it from Fall to Winter and having it work consistently without needing to switch. I think I have found a true Winter HG for my low-porosity, protein sensitive hair.
•...
Forum: 4 10-24-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 877
Posted By Paraty
That was my thought, an ingredient might be...

That was my thought, an ingredient might be solidifying in your hair, especially coconut oil. Also, not sure which Tresemme you are using, but the nourishing moisture one has aloe vera and that is a...
Forum: 4 10-16-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 915
Posted By Paraty
Hits KeraCare Natural Textures leave-in with...

Hits

KeraCare Natural Textures leave-in with Camille Rose Curl Milk on top as a styler. Soft, defined and shiny hair. Love :love7: I've had them both, but never paired together.

Miss
B.A.S.K....
Forum: Swap board 10-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Paraty
Hey see jazz! Thanks, but I pretty much have my...

Hey see jazz! Thanks, but I pretty much have my staples for Winter. Also, the buriti hair milk has protein, to which I am sensitive. Would have considered otherwise. Sorry. :wink:
Forum: Swap board 10-14-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 311
Posted By Paraty
Red face [DELETE]

8oz. Jar 99% Full, $16 (no shipping cost). Just purchased on 10.11. Photo below of actual jar.

PM if interested in purchasing. Technical difficulty posting more than one thumbnail image, so happy...
Forum: Swap board 09-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 247
Posted By Paraty
Forum: 4 09-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,434
Posted By Paraty
Smile Fellow low porosity here. This is helpful, thank...

Fellow low porosity here. This is helpful, thank you. It should get a Sticky.
Forum: Low Porosity 09-06-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,550
Posted By Paraty
Exactly, it is about using less product. I...

Exactly, it is about using less product.

I have been eyeing the Beauticurls Leave-in as something more moisturizing than KCKT for this upcoming Winter. My previous Winter leave-ins were Oyin HD...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-30-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By Paraty
IMHO, the rinse out is the least important...

IMHO, the rinse out is the least important product for people with low porosity hair. I'm older (62) and take a very quick shower, so my rinse out isn't on very long. Feel that you better off using...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-29-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,307
Posted By Paraty
What rinse-outs work for you and do not cause...

What rinse-outs work for you and do not cause buildup? I currently use Sally's GVP Balm, but find it leaves a glycerin-like feeling when I rinse. I have tried Tresseme Naturals (nourishing moisture...
Forum: 4 08-13-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By Paraty
Hits: Andre Walker Beautiful Kinks Creme Gelee...

Hits:
Andre Walker Beautiful Kinks Creme Gelee :king:

I raved about this some months ago, then put it away to play around in summer gels. Re-visiting this it still rocks and it actually works the...
Forum: 4 08-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,415
Posted By Paraty
Yep, Xtreme Wet Line gel is simply amazing. I...

Yep, Xtreme Wet Line gel is simply amazing. I have been using it for a few years but revisited this Summer. It changed my hair life! It works well for me in the humidity of summer and in the dead of...
Forum: 4 01-23-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 39,893
Posted By Paraty
Thumbs up Coconut Water Penetrating Treatment

Ladies, I was fortunate to try the upcoming Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment and provided a review. If curious to know how well it worked on my 4a/b hair, check out the review!

HEALTHY...
Forum: 3 01-12-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,897
Posted By Paraty
I agree about the haircut/shaping. I went to a...

I agree about the haircut/shaping. I went to a salon and my roots really sprang back after they trimmed my hair (3 inches off). If you have finer hair, the weight could be pulling the texture of your...
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