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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-13-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,953
Posted By tinabcurly
I usually don't post much but, I just have to...

I usually don't post much but, I just have to disagree with SnoWhite. Boards related to specific topics- like the hair boards on NC.com, should have a structure to them. I do what you suggest-...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-03-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,647
Posted By tinabcurly
Funny, I haven't been on the boards in a while to...

Funny, I haven't been on the boards in a while to see this thread but I mixed Boots & KCCC yesterday & my hair is still lookin' great today.

It was pure laziness that made it happen. I raked...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-02-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By tinabcurly
Ditto! I LOVE this stuff!! :love5:[/quote] ...

Ditto! I LOVE this stuff!! :love5:[/quote]

I was all excited, ran to the BB website & was totally let down... 3 proteins plus silk. Crap.

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Distillate, Aqua...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-02-2008, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By tinabcurly
wavycurly40+-- Maybe you'll get lucky! I thought...

wavycurly40+-- Maybe you'll get lucky! I thought poo bars would do the trick but my hair doesn't seem to agree.

kathymack--I tried a CV shea butter soap (not sure the real name) as a poo bar...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-30-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By tinabcurly
You know, I love the idea of poo bars. My hair...

You know, I love the idea of poo bars. My hair on the other hand, thinks differently. I did try a bunch of CV samples but my hair just gets dry & poofy with them. Even with the much esteemed Honey...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-30-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 918
Posted By tinabcurly
Need a new CO Wash- help!

I've be CO for about 2 years & have used Trader Joe's Nourish for about 1 1/2 of those years. My hair hates protein but, it seemed to be doing ok with it. I only used it on my scalp, rinsed well &...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 09-17-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,666
Posted By tinabcurly
Glad there are more AOHR failures out there. My...

Glad there are more AOHR failures out there. My hair hated it too. It was like some kind of protein freak-out. I have no issues with any of the oils (not sure about camellia though) I can slather...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-17-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,175
Posted By tinabcurly
TJ Refresh is a really light conditioner- pretty...

TJ Refresh is a really light conditioner- pretty much no moisture with a lot of citrus oils. Burt's Bees has wheat protein & my hair would have hated it too. Glad you found something your hair...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-15-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By tinabcurly
If the ingredients on the facial scrub are CG,...

If the ingredients on the facial scrub are CG, there's no reason not to give it a shot.

You could try regular old white sugar instead of brown. It doesn't melt as fast. Baking soda works well...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-15-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By tinabcurly
I'm not sure about dandruff conditioners. With...

I'm not sure about dandruff conditioners. With CG, dandruff became a non-issue so I never looked into it. I do need to exfoliate my scalp every month or so to keep it happy & flake free.

I mix...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-15-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,039
Posted By tinabcurly
I CO my scalp about every 2-3 days in the summer...

I CO my scalp about every 2-3 days in the summer and every 7-10 in the winter. I water wash my scalp & condition the length just about every day in between though.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-15-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By tinabcurly
I get the squishy foam with Boots if I don't...

I get the squishy foam with Boots if I don't scrunch out enough water before I rake it in. My hair can't be dripping wet. It took months of trial & error to figure that one out.

I use tons of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-11-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,598
Posted By tinabcurly
Right now I'm just passed BSL curly... waist...

Right now I'm just passed BSL curly... waist pulled straight.

I'm striving toward waist curly.... it'll probably be tailbone-ish pulled straight. 6 curly inches to go!
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-09-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,368
Posted By tinabcurly
My CV samples came yesterday too!! It wasn't a...

My CV samples came yesterday too!! It wasn't a wash day but I did anyway.:oops: I couldn't resist.

Lavender Spice poo bar: Not sure I'm keen on the scent. It smells earthy. Washed once (scalp...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-06-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By tinabcurly
Here's the results of a search for "Clipping". ...

Here's the results of a search for "Clipping". There are a bunch of different methods.
http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/search.php?searchid=691050&pp=25

Shellynot has a great video of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-06-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 707
Posted By tinabcurly
Everyone's hair is different. I use probably 2...

Everyone's hair is different. I use probably 2 palmfuls of Angell but my hair is coarse, very thick & BSL so more is more in my case. It's a very light gel so it's hard to overdo it for me. It...
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-06-2008, 11:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By tinabcurly
Oh- good to know. I guess I'm still not really...

Oh- good to know. I guess I'm still not really sure what the purpose/need for ACV rinses with poo bars is.
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-05-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,242
Posted By tinabcurly
Haven't ever used coffee butter... let us know...

Haven't ever used coffee butter... let us know what it's like when you get it. Wonder if it smells like coffee, yum!
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-05-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By tinabcurly
:laughing3: You crack me up CGF!! ...

:laughing3: You crack me up CGF!!




According to the FDA, it is true, at least in some cases. Here's the page (http://www.fda.gov/ora/compliance_ref/cpg/cpgfod/cpg555-100.html) about it...
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-05-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By tinabcurly
Petroleum?!?! Ick. I had no idea. Thanks for...

Petroleum?!?! Ick. I had no idea. Thanks for the heads up ajane. I'm trying to avoid petroleum related products. Offending vinegars is on the list now too.


Thanks for the info everyone......
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-04-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By tinabcurly
Wow- I knew you guys would have all the answers! ...

Wow- I knew you guys would have all the answers!

I hadn't heard that about Ida. I hope she's recovering well. I feel better about buying now- we have to keep her business going while she...
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-03-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,722
Posted By tinabcurly
Questions for 'Poo bar users

My PJ ordered a bunch of CV poo bar samples tonight. I couldn't stop her! It was really scary. :tongue5:

On the way are Lavender and Spice & Rosemary Mint poo bar samples. Avocado Shea & Dead Sea...
Forum: Growing out 09-03-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 21,107
Posted By tinabcurly
I almost forgot my update! I haven't checked in...

I almost forgot my update! I haven't checked in for ages.

I broke a major rule :( In mid July I got a CG cut & it lays/curls way better in the back but I'm sort of regretting it. The shorter...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-30-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By tinabcurly
Interesting, lots of dry DTers out there. Thanks...

Interesting, lots of dry DTers out there. Thanks for your input!

I'm trying a dry DT now- 4 hours & counting. I'm happy to say it's way easier on the back (no bending over the tub to wet down)....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-30-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,769
Posted By tinabcurly
Zelda hit the nail on the head. Looks like a...

Zelda hit the nail on the head. Looks like a high pony tail pulled half way through. Most likely hair pins were used to hold everything where it is. Your hair should be the perfect length for it....
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