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Forum: 4 08-21-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By frizzinfla
[QUOTE=BotticelliBrit;2292549]Kinky Curly Curling...

[QUOTE=BotticelliBrit;2292549]Kinky Curly Curling Custard . . . spent so much on that gel and just did not like it at all. Everyone kept saying how it was a miracle product and I was just like '-_-...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,832
Posted By frizzinfla
Thanks for the advice and recs. I'm going to look...

Thanks for the advice and recs. I'm going to look for both products today!!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,832
Posted By frizzinfla
Hi, Corinna777 - Those products look interesting!...

Hi, Corinna777 - Those products look interesting!
How often do you use the shampoo?

For the gel, do you use heat, as instructed?

What is your porosity? (can't see sig on my phone)?

This...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-20-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,832
Posted By frizzinfla
Happy to see this thread. My hair has been a...

Happy to see this thread. My hair has been a disaster this summer. Not sure why. I'm seriously considering going to the "dark side" after almost 6 years of CG. Considering sulfates and certain cones...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-18-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By frizzinfla
Ditto on Yes to Blueberries. Used as leave in......

Ditto on Yes to Blueberries. Used as leave in... Loved it... Recently had to stop using it and clarify/chelate due to cetyl esters and hard water combo.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-18-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By frizzinfla
I think his definition of "frizzed out" means...

I think his definition of "frizzed out" means something very different than yours. Most of the hair compliments I've received have been on what I considered to be "frizzball" days.

One instance...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By frizzinfla
Hi. Yes. I tried a few. BRHG wouldn't even hold...

Hi. Yes. I tried a few. BRHG wouldn't even hold it, and that is the strongest gel I've tried. :-(

In addition to giving me frizz, my hair started to get that immediate dry feeling when applying...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-16-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By frizzinfla
Update: I'm back to "my hair hates aloe". Lots of...

Update: I'm back to "my hair hates aloe". Lots of cotton candy-ish frizz in high humidity. Reminds me of what my hair did when I experimented with KCCC. Oh well...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By frizzinfla
I will check out the CJ. Thanks very much for the...

I will check out the CJ. Thanks very much for the rec!

I knew the polyquat was a risk but assumed that, because it was in a harsh shampoo, it would minimize negative effects. Lesson learned.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-15-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By frizzinfla
Thanks! And, thanks for the chelating advice. I...

Thanks! And, thanks for the chelating advice. I really needed it. Next time I need to chelate, I will use the Ion Swimmers Treatment packet (powder) with no polyquats to see if that makes a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By frizzinfla
So, Firefox... In either case you mentioned,...

So, Firefox... In either case you mentioned, should I just go back to my usual routine and wait it out? Or should I be actively doing something to fix?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By frizzinfla
Wisdom Needed..Polyquats or Overconditioned?

My hair hates polyquats.

I recently used a harsh/chelating shampoo (for hard water) containing polyquat 10 towards the bottom of the ingredient list. I used Ion Hard Water Shampoo.

My hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,509
Posted By frizzinfla
[QUOTE=CurlyInTheFog;2272755]Ironically, I have...

[QUOTE=CurlyInTheFog;2272755]Ironically, I have hard water and no build up problems (and I use Suave Naturals) with CG. I only clarify a few times a year, and then chelate (iron in my water) once or...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-08-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By frizzinfla
It's all trial and error and everyone's hair has...

It's all trial and error and everyone's hair has it's own personality. The most moisturizing gels for me are:
1. Aquage Molding Mega Gel (Sold at higher-end salons - I get it on Amazon)
2....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-07-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By frizzinfla
Just FYI - Pure Clean Gel gives me that same dry...

Just FYI - Pure Clean Gel gives me that same dry feeling when my hair is wet, but gives me great curls once my hair is dry. A bit of leave-in conditioner should help. And, as stated above, FSG is...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-07-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
Ok. Thx. I'm not sure if I was imagining things...

Ok. Thx. I'm not sure if I was imagining things but I SWEAR I smelled rust after applying the product. I think my hair was in desperate need.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-07-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
Did Ion Swimmers Treatment (powder) and it...

Did Ion Swimmers Treatment (powder) and it worked! My conditioner was finally able to penetrate my straw-like ends. They still feel a bit dry but I will keep conditioning over the next few days.
...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-06-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
If she wishes, but IIRC both the commercial...

If she wishes, but IIRC both the commercial products I suggested are CG in the states. Commercial chelating products usually contain two acid ingredients to effectively remove a range of mineral/...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-05-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
Lemon Aid sounds easy enough. Thank you!!

Lemon Aid sounds easy enough. Thank you!!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-05-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
Thanks so much! I did a little reading about...

Thanks so much! I did a little reading about chelating and I think it's exactly what my hair needs.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
I have never chelated. Recommendations on best...

I have never chelated. Recommendations on best way??
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-05-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
Hi. Thanks for the response. I have been CG for...

Hi. Thanks for the response. I have been CG for years, so no silicones. I use no polyquats, cetyl esters or waxes.

The rest of my hair is fine and normal porosity so heavy oils (including Shea)...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By frizzinfla
Porosity Curiosity

Hi. I'm trying to figure out if my dry ends are low or high porosity. Seems like an easy determination but here's the confusion: My ends dry super fast (high) but it's difficult to get them to absorb...
Forum: 3 07-31-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By frizzinfla
Our hair properties sound similar. My latest...

Our hair properties sound similar. My
latest and best success has been with Dermorganic products. I'm using the shampoo, daily conditioner and hard hold gel in the pump bottle. I can use conditioner...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-29-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By frizzinfla
Aloe in a High Dews / Humidity?

Hi. I recently bought a new (to me) hair product line because I love the ingredients. The gel contains aloe as the second ingredient. I expected the gel to be a disaster in south Florida summer...
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