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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By earthnut
What do you mean, because of the way your hair is...

What do you mean, because of the way your hair is structured? All kinds of hair can be porous.


No. It just means your hair is damaged. Most hair is, it means you're living, washing, handling...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By earthnut
Growing your hair long will not reduce frizz....

Growing your hair long will not reduce frizz. Your hair genetics, hair care routine, and local climate are what determine frizz.

Your routine is sound. You should consider a styler too.

A...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By earthnut
The best time to detangle is when your hair is...

The best time to detangle is when your hair is covered in conditioner. (wet or dry) Because the conditioner adds lots of slip and lubrication. The worst time is when your hair is wet and without...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,256
Posted By earthnut
I use the cheapest polyester satin pillowcase I...

I use the cheapest polyester satin pillowcase I could find, and it works great, so I'd say neither is better.

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2c/M/ii, porous, good elasticity, random kinks, APL, platinum black.
Loving...
Forum: High Porosity 08-04-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,726
Posted By earthnut
It means to apply a small amount of oil to your...

It means to apply a small amount of oil to your hair and work it in well. I will put a drop or two of oil on my hand, rub my hands together, and then finger comb half my hair. Repeat on other side,...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 08-03-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,319
Posted By earthnut
I've only seen it online. I got mine from a...

I've only seen it online. I got mine from a cosmetic supply company.

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2c/M/ii, porous, good elasticity, random kinks, APL, platinum black.
Loving preening, oils, plopping. Avoiding sulfates,...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 08-02-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,035
Posted By earthnut
I don't heat it, I just scoop some out with my...

I don't heat it, I just scoop some out with my fingers and rub it between my palms. My body heat melts it.

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2c/M/ii, porous, good elasticity, random kinks, APL, platinum black.
Loving...
Forum: 2 08-02-2012, 04:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,359
Posted By earthnut
SN coconut and SN strawberry both made my hair...

SN coconut and SN strawberry both made my hair frizzy and straight, but for me I highly doubt it was the protein. (SN strawberry doesn't even have protein) Natures gate and vo5 extra body are both...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 08-02-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By earthnut
My mom accused me of obsessing about my hair just...

My mom accused me of obsessing about my hair just today! Because I was making some homemade gels to try out. But really, obsessing over my hair is not me, I'm just in experimentation mode right now....
Forum: Curly Fitness 08-02-2012, 03:44 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 16,991
Posted By earthnut
I started the 30DS on sat. I'm doing it every...

I started the 30DS on sat. I'm doing it every other day, because I'm totally out of shape and am quite sore the day after. When I feel up to it, I'll do level 1 everyday, then progress as I feel...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 08-02-2012, 02:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 18,433
Posted By earthnut
I wanted to make a gel, but couldn't get to the...

I wanted to make a gel, but couldn't get to the store. I had ground flax seed in the house, but it was pretty impossible to get the ground seed out of the gel. I had frozen okra, but for whatever...
Forum: 4 07-25-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 33,420
Posted By earthnut
Wow! I didn't even know there was a natural...

Wow! I didn't even know there was a natural relaxer! My teen self would've loved to try it. :D

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good elasticity, APL, silvery dark brown.
Love coconut oil, olive...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 07-25-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,429
Posted By earthnut
It's normal for it to be cloudy. However it...

It's normal for it to be cloudy. However it should not smell rancid. Rancid oil doesn't make you sick, it just smells and tastes bad. If you don't mind the smell, keep using it. Anything you do with...
Forum: Coloring your hair 07-25-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,808
Posted By earthnut
If you pre oil your hair it can prevent damage....

If you pre oil your hair it can prevent damage. See: forums.longhaircommunity.com/showthread.php?t=10495

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good elasticity, APL, silvery dark brown.
Love coconut...
Forum: 3 07-25-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By earthnut
I just use pure coconut oil. Coconut deeply...

I just use pure coconut oil. Coconut deeply penetrates to hair and makes my hair really soft. You could also use argan oil, babassu oil, or palm kernel oil.

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 07-25-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By earthnut
Yay! Good luck on your journey! The fluffiness...

Yay! Good luck on your journey! The fluffiness may mean that you used too much shampoo and/our too little conditioner. It doesn't matter though, co washes will soon take care of it. :)

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2c,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-25-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By earthnut
You may need to clarify, but you don't need to...

You may need to clarify, but you don't need to buy a clarifying or sulfate shampoo. Shampoos with coco betaine will remove build up, as will a baking soda wash. (always follow with a vinegar rinse!)...
Forum: Growing out 07-24-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By earthnut
I disagree. I see different people describe the...

I disagree. I see different people describe the same oil differently all the time. How do you measure heaviness?

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good elasticity, APL, silvery dark brown.
Love...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 07-24-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,719
Posted By earthnut
If go for it. --- 2c, F/M, ii, med...

If go for it.

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good elasticity, APL, silvery dark brown.
Love coconut oil, olive oil, and Everyday Shea!
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 07-24-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,325
Posted By earthnut
I'd recommend Everyday Shea. It's oil based with...

I'd recommend Everyday Shea. It's oil based with no protein.

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good elasticity, APL, silvery dark brown.
Love coconut oil, olive oil, and Everyday Shea!
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-24-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,706
Posted By earthnut
Lots of people like suave and vo5 as RO's and...

Lots of people like suave and vo5 as RO's and LI's. Try it and see if it works for you. You can also use any pure oil and/or aloe vera gel as a LI and those are very cheap.

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2c, F/M, ii, med...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-24-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 629
Posted By earthnut
3b or 3c. 3a's have curls about 1 inch...

3b or 3c.

3a's have curls about 1 inch across, 3b's have curls about 1/2 inch across, and 3c's have curls about 1/4 inch across.

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good elasticity, APL, silvery...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-24-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By earthnut
I would say 3b. 3a's have curls 1 inch across,...

I would say 3b. 3a's have curls 1 inch across, 3b's have curls 1/2 inch across, and 3c's have curls 1/4 inch across, approximately.

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2c, F/M, ii, med porosity, good elasticity, APL, silvery...
Forum: 2 07-24-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,984
Posted By earthnut
Most days I water wash and just use my condish as...

Most days I water wash and just use my condish as a LI. If my scalp feels too greasy, then I'll use a tiny amount of my mild shampoo I open the bottle completely and invert it on my palm, then back...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-24-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By earthnut
I found suave to weigh me down too much, and high...

I found suave to weigh me down too much, and high protein conditioners make my hair stiff (as a leave in). I use Everyday Shea, which comes in a pump bottle, and use 4 pumps (about a golf ball...
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