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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Geek_Chic
As hair gets longer, boar bristle brushing can be...

As hair gets longer, boar bristle brushing can be useful to pull sebum from the roots further down the hair shaft to help lubricate the older portion of the hair shaft. I'd think curlies might be...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 195
Posted By Geek_Chic
No need to hang out on the monkey bars. You'll...

No need to hang out on the monkey bars. You'll get increased circulation to your head anytime it's lower than your heart, so laying on a bed and hanging your head over the side, or even bending over...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-19-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By Geek_Chic
You don't have to stop using it just because...

You don't have to stop using it just because cetyl esters build up over time. If you like the way it works otherwise, just be aware that you'll occasionally have to use a different low poo to remove...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 08-19-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Geek_Chic
If your hair dries crunchy, most people scrunch...

If your hair dries crunchy, most people scrunch out the crunch (SOTC) when their hair is completely dry. Letting it get crunchy (form a cast) as it dries helps prevent frizz and maintain curl during...
Forum: Feedback 08-16-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 3,846
Posted By Geek_Chic
Completely agree with this. If this was a simple...

Completely agree with this. If this was a simple change in appearance, it could have been accomplished easily by changing the default color scheme to white and purple. Instead, they've made a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By Geek_Chic
Hi I just wanted to comment that a good skin wash...

Hi I just wanted to comment that a good skin wash for dogs is using Borax powder dissolved in water as a bathing substance. I've read in various places on the internet that its great for mange and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-14-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By Geek_Chic
I'll 2nd what BotticelliBrit said about eggs...

I'll 2nd what BotticelliBrit said about eggs /mayo as protein treatment, and her recommendation of IAGirl's pt (the gelatin pt over on Science-y Hair Blog). If you do decide to use eggs /mayo, I'd...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-14-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By Geek_Chic
Looking at the ingredients, you might try out the...

Looking at the ingredients, you might try out the Shine and Define Custard. It's polyquat free, unlike the other 2 products you mentioned, plus it has a bit of protein. All the Cantu stuff you...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-13-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By Geek_Chic
Whipped Curls has several ingredients that tend...

Whipped Curls has several ingredients that tend to buildup if only cowashing. It also has amodimethicone, which is a special class of non-water soluble silicones. Once deposited, it repels further...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-12-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By Geek_Chic
Just spoke with my local Sally's store about Cure...

Just spoke with my local Sally's store about Cure Care and mentioned it's no longer available on the website. The representative I spoke to hadn't heard anything about it being discontinued. She said...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-11-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By Geek_Chic
The Unicure Retail Formula conditioner is an...

The Unicure Retail Formula conditioner is an extremely close match to Cure Care, aside from the protein. Cure Care has Hydrolyzed Keratin, where Unicure Retail Formula has Silk Amino Protein. I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-11-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By Geek_Chic
Cure Care discontinued? *le sigh* As much as I...

Cure Care discontinued? *le sigh* As much as I like it on my hair, it's the only product that kept my dog's skin calm and happy. :( I'll have to check the local store for any remaining and stock up....
Forum: Feedback 08-11-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 3,846
Posted By Geek_Chic
here's the "improvement" they made --- apparently...

here's the "improvement" they made --- apparently you have to be on the page of the site that corresponds to what you are looking for. i.e., if you are looking for an article, you must be on the...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Geek_Chic
:) Happy to help, Denisha. lol "Exquisitely ugly"...

:) Happy to help, Denisha. lol "Exquisitely ugly" - love it. So true, sorta like "ugly pretty" as opposed to "ugly ugly". Still, I wouldn't trade my blonde boy for any other pretty face.

I did do...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-11-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Geek_Chic
I dropped by the Suave website for Canada and it...

I dropped by the Suave website for Canada and it shows some Suave Naturals as being "from our range". The bottles shown on that page were Green Apple, Ocean Refresh, Tangerine, and Coconut, all were...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-10-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 154
Posted By Geek_Chic
Hi Denisha! I cowash my Pekingese with Cure Care,...

Hi Denisha! I cowash my Pekingese with Cure Care, and have for the past couple years. He gets a summer puppy cut so he's comfortable, then I let him grow out long for the winter. When I first got him...
Forum: 2 08-09-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Geek_Chic
As Firefox mentioned, there aren't usually...

As Firefox mentioned, there aren't usually sulfates in conditioners or stylers. If you see something like "behentrimonium methosulfate", that's a conditioning agent, not a sulfate surfactant (foaming...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-09-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 253
Posted By Geek_Chic
Mushy /limp to me would indicate over-moisturized...

Mushy /limp to me would indicate over-moisturized hair. If the products in your siggy are up to date, I'm not seeing any protein in your routine at all. Is your LI still the Nubian Heritage Honey...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Geek_Chic
It's a "clarifying" CO, which is why it cleanses...

It's a "clarifying" CO, which is why it cleanses so well IMO, and in the past I didn't use it all the time either, but you could always add a bit of oil to it if you'd rather benefit from the protein...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-07-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Geek_Chic
Kiwi Lime Squeeze, hands down. Nice protein rich...

Kiwi Lime Squeeze, hands down. Nice protein rich cowash and it does a great job at getting my hair and scalp clean. I use it as a light but protein rich rinse out sometimes too.

2nd place is...
Forum: Going Gray 08-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Geek_Chic
I've had shed hairs that exhibited both color...

I've had shed hairs that exhibited both color patterns, dark toward the ends fading to gray at the root and a few that were dark at the root and lightened to gray toward the ends. Wish I knew the how...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-04-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Geek_Chic
Hi and welcome, Melbelle! If you figured out...

Hi and welcome, Melbelle!

If you figured out your porosity using the float test or "feel" test, neither gives a good accurate result. Better to observe how your hair behaves. Does it wet quickly,...
Forum: 2 08-04-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Geek_Chic
:) A lot of the nicer smelling ones are fairly...

:) A lot of the nicer smelling ones are fairly protein-y, and the ones most often mentioned here are ones that have it, so not necessarily a "bad" observation, Geekrockgirl. KLS has a good amount,...
Forum: 2 08-04-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Geek_Chic
Many of the VO5 conditioners contain protein, but...

Many of the VO5 conditioners contain protein, but by no means all of them. I wouldn't avoid the line, I'd just pick a protein free one if I had coarse hair. Bpenmetsa, VO5's protein free options are...
Forum: 2 08-03-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By Geek_Chic
I don't think the problem is on your end. The...

I don't think the problem is on your end. The site was having an issue just the other day where no one could see attached images. It was fixed recently, but it looks like it just popped up again. I...
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