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Forum: Curly Teens 08-20-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,881
Posted By sleighbelle
I actually think ombre looks better on curls and...

I actually think ombre looks better on curls and waves than it does on straight hair because the color looks more blended because of the natural curly shape of the hair. My curls aren't as tight as...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 08-20-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By sleighbelle
What do you mean that your hair isn't wash and go...

What do you mean that your hair isn't wash and go friendly? Are you talking about your curl pattern because there are an abundance of ladies on here who have every single type of hair type and curl...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-20-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By sleighbelle
I could try it again. I did attempt to spritz...

I could try it again. I did attempt to spritz it/re-wet it, but the clumps were so far gone, I couldn't really see them reforming unless I got my head soaking wet again. My waves were around a third...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-20-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By sleighbelle
I ended up using IAgirl's homemade gelatin...

I ended up using IAgirl's homemade gelatin treatment last night. I didn't notice a huge difference in my hair, to be honest, but nothing bad happened either.

After doing the treatment, I thought...
Forum: 2 08-20-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By sleighbelle
High porosity is what I first thought my hair was...

High porosity is what I first thought my hair was and according to your explanation that definitely makes sense--this whole porosity ordeal has been a little difficult to navigate, and judging by...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-19-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By sleighbelle
Yes, I bought a diffuser when I bought my KCCC...

Yes, I bought a diffuser when I bought my KCCC and SMMS! Really do like that it cuts down on air drying time. I still have to be careful with applying the KCCC though because when I applied a larger...
Forum: 2 08-19-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By sleighbelle
I haven't tried that yet--though I did purchase...

I haven't tried that yet--though I did purchase some gelatin for IAgirl's gelatin treatment. I think I'm going to try it out and see how my hair reacts. I agree that seeing how my hair actually...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-19-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By sleighbelle
PHOTOS

And finally, two pictures of my hair dry, after SOTC from picture 5.

If my hair could look like this every time I SOTC, I would be happy wearing it wavy almost all the time (maybe sometimes...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-19-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By sleighbelle
PHOTOS

Thought I would start out with some photographic context...
(1-2) Hair after I got it colored and blown out
(3-4) Hair if I just let it do its thing/brushed it out (taken within the lat 2 months)...
Forum: 2 08-18-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By sleighbelle
Hi smalesev! I'm a wavy-swavy (2a) girl, so I...

Hi smalesev! I'm a wavy-swavy (2a) girl, so I might be able to help. As far as co-washing goes, some wavy girls use it, some don't. Personally, I use a low-poo (the SM Moisture Shampoo) because my...
Forum: 2 08-18-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By sleighbelle
Like PyjamaLlama said, the Curly Girl method...

Like PyjamaLlama said, the Curly Girl method might be good for you if you want to only use products to style. As said, basically using this method you would:
1. Not use sulfates or...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-18-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By sleighbelle
Like KinkyRN said, heat and time definitely help....

Like KinkyRN said, heat and time definitely help. I always leave dye on longer when lightening because when you have dark hair it might take longer to lift, especially if you have low porosity. I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-18-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,397
Posted By sleighbelle
Haven't tried the smasters method (will have to...

Haven't tried the smasters method (will have to put that on my list of experiments!), but I really enjoy the KCCC. With every product, it can be a miss for some people, but with the large amount of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-18-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By sleighbelle
You seem to have a good idea of where to go with...

You seem to have a good idea of where to go with everything--I would definitely emphasize experimenting with different styling products. I also tried the Devacurl products. I had a sample of the...
Forum: 2 08-18-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 258
Posted By sleighbelle
Like chupie underlined, it would be helpful to...

Like chupie underlined, it would be helpful to know more about your hair type! The link she provided has a lot of detailed information. Definitely read up; I'll also go ahead and list the basic...
Forum: 2 08-18-2013, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By sleighbelle
Hi Lala--are you trying to follow the CG method?...

Hi Lala--are you trying to follow the CG method? Personally, I use a low-poo (which basically equates to using a shampoo with a low lather. I use the SM Moisture Shampoo which is ultra gentle and the...
Forum: 3 08-17-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,619
Posted By sleighbelle
I 100% agree with wavydaze, we need to know your...

I 100% agree with wavydaze, we need to know your entire routine and also your hair properties would help with figuring out what is wrong. I also second the dermatologist--better safe than sorry....
Forum: 2 08-17-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By sleighbelle
I ended up investing in some new styling products...

I ended up investing in some new styling products and returning my Devacurl AnGel which was just not working for me. After one use I definitely notice a difference using KCCC and the SM Curl...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-17-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 781
Posted By sleighbelle
My Journey with the CJ Method

I'm a 2A-2B wavy girl with high density, normal thickness, and questionable porosity (soaks up water fast, dries slow, squeaks) who is trying the CG method for the first time! I actually started 3...
Forum: 2 08-17-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By sleighbelle
Porosity?

After reading about porosity, I thought I had high porosity hair. It absorbs water and products very quickly, almost instantly when water hits it in the shower. Not sure if it likes protein as I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-16-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By sleighbelle
Hey Neirelle--I actually am from Texas too (or...

Hey Neirelle--I actually am from Texas too (or grew up there for most of my childhood at least), Dallas area. But right now I'm going to school in Southern California where the weather is definitely...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 08-15-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By sleighbelle
Thanks Firefox. I've seen you around the boards...

Thanks Firefox. I've seen you around the boards loads while surfing and reading old threads. Thanks for the all the advice you give on here--definitely helps new CG's like me to figure out what's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-15-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By sleighbelle
Any East Asian Curlies?

Have seen very few East Asian curlies on the website so far--wondering if there are any others out there and what your experience/journey has been like with curly hair! Any favorite techniques,...
Forum: 2 08-15-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By sleighbelle
Really? I've heard some people get better results...

Really? I've heard some people get better results with different techniques--some people really promote plopping and I've heard people like pixie diffusing for more body/volume. Honestly, diffusing...
Forum: Parents of curlies 08-15-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,523
Posted By sleighbelle
Your son is adorable! That said, I personally...

Your son is adorable! That said, I personally prefer the first picture, though I can see why you like the definition in the second. To me, it just seems like his hair is too weighed down. How fine is...
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