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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-13-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 1,634,678
Posted By Maifleur
I feel a little lame for bumping this, but it's a...

I feel a little lame for bumping this, but it's a really great thread, and it helped me through my toughest CG days. You've just got to know what you're working for.

That being said, after 5 days...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By Maifleur
Specific Prom-Do Question

I've been researching online and looking through pictures and hair thingies and playing with my hair forever in hopes that it'll look good for prom. Yesterday I managed to make a style that I thought...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 01-02-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,893
Posted By Maifleur
Yeah...I had a friend who straightened my hair...

Yeah...I had a friend who straightened my hair for an event. A boy I like, but who never notices me, came over looking shocked.
"Your hair is straight! You're so pretty!"
:(
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 12-27-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Maifleur
It looks to me like your hair is naturally a lot...

It looks to me like your hair is naturally a lot curlier than it is in that picture.
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 12-11-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,931
Posted By Maifleur
At camp, we had an 80's theme dance. All of the...

At camp, we had an 80's theme dance.
All of the straight-haired girls put their hair in low pigtails and stared at me with wide eyes as I combed my hair out and made a high side-pony.
I even had a...
Forum: Curly Teens 12-11-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By Maifleur
Waves are "In?"

I haven't read any fashion magazines lately, but all the trendiest girls in my school have little wavelets running along their hair. It has no body, it's just like straight hair that decided to kind...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 11-29-2008, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By Maifleur
Funny isn't, it? I had a friend who straightened...

Funny isn't, it? I had a friend who straightened it for me for a special occasion. Everyone was complimenting me all day. Very uncomfortable! Maybe I should straighten it every day then suddenly...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-29-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By Maifleur
Um...well, from what I've heard, the main worry...

Um...well, from what I've heard, the main worry about conditioner isn't -sulfate, but making sure it doesn't have any -cones. This doesn't.

I looked at an ingredient list, and the only...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-28-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By Maifleur
Hm, simple. Shampoo once with Suave Daily...

Hm, simple.

Shampoo once with Suave Daily Clarifier.
That gets rids of silicones on your hair.

Then condition with something that doesn't have anything with -cone, -xane, or -conol on the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-17-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By Maifleur
Dying Curls?

Can curls just go away? I'm still a young person, fifteen years old, so my hair could still be evolving.

In 2006, my hair looked like this, with no attention:...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 11-10-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 18,947
Posted By Maifleur
I've always been happy with my curly hair. I...

I've always been happy with my curly hair. I think it is one of the things that sets me apart from other people, and defines me as a person.

That being said, I'm irritated with it right now,...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 11-09-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 53,925
Posted By Maifleur
http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z122/NotEvilPin...

http://i191.photobucket.com/albums/z122/NotEvilPink/Miscellaneous/oprahsvenusJPG.jpg
Venus' long wild hairdo was cut into a cute little bob. Her hair color was pumped up to make her look younger....
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-09-2008, 01:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,834
Posted By Maifleur
Relatively new, I've been CG for a month...and I...

Relatively new, I've been CG for a month...and I just went mod CG

My conditioner is the Suave Naturals Coconut. It was nice and easy to find commerically.

Just yesterday I started up with...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-09-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Maifleur
Yeah, so I bought two different kids of soap...

Yeah, so I bought two different kids of soap bars. One is the Burt's Bees one, and the other is some old-fashioned recipe one with castor oil. I noticed that after using the second one, my hair...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-06-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Maifleur
No curl-enhancing products. Is that a mistake? ...

No curl-enhancing products. Is that a mistake? Where can I find one?

What I'm seeing on the Lush website is under $10 per bar, and there are several SLS-free ones. Are they lying?

I doubt...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-05-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 619
Posted By Maifleur
Discouraged. Advice?

I've been CG for two and a half weeks now. My hair seems more healthy, but it also isn't as curly as I think it could be. I'm wondering whether I should wait longer to see whether CG starts...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-26-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Maifleur
Yeah, ACV doesn't smell bad after it's dry--I...

Yeah, ACV doesn't smell bad after it's dry--I learned that yesterday. It was pretty awesome to get my hair out of that condition. I think I'm going to do it once or twice a week, but am definitely...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-25-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Maifleur
Yeah, I've tried plopping, I also do something...

Yeah, I've tried plopping, I also do something similar to plopping with hairclips- it causes a little less frizz. But my hair still isn't responding happily to the treatment. I know that at its...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-25-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Maifleur
Okay, my turn to say how it worked! I did a...

Okay, my turn to say how it worked!

I did a cold ACV rinse then I used co-wash, but only for my scalp.

My hair is more healthy, less weighty. It still isn't as curly as that first day when I...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-25-2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 531
Posted By Maifleur
I'm gonna guess that the alcohol is drying out...

I'm gonna guess that the alcohol is drying out your hair... but it's good that it's CG. Do you think you could find a conditioner with less harsh things, like alcohol, in them?
Forum: Curly Teens 10-24-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,030
Posted By Maifleur
All the cheerleaders in my school of 1500 have...

All the cheerleaders in my school of 1500 have suddenly started attempting to curl their hair in the past week or so, right after I went CG. So I'm feeling pretty good about the whole being-curly...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-24-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Maifleur
My hair doesn't feel greasy, currently, just very...

My hair doesn't feel greasy, currently, just very soft and heavy.

I think I'm going to try an ACV rinse. I thought Apple Cider Vinegar was this specialty kind of thing, but we have a huge bottle....
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-23-2008, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,321
Posted By Maifleur
Question Am I Overconditioning?

I have type 3a hair, possibly 2b. I've been CG for a little less than a week now, and I've been doing a co-wash every morning with Suave Naturals Coconut Conditioner. I use Suave Styling Gel, hold 8,...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 10-23-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Maifleur
Heya, I'm from the Boulder area! I have to say,...

Heya, I'm from the Boulder area!
I have to say, I went CG, and have been conditioning a lot...my hair isn't dry at all anymore. I use Suave Naturals Coconut Conditioner, and it's CG. I also use...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-20-2008, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 642
Posted By Maifleur
Don't be fooled. Not everything ending in "-one"...

Don't be fooled. Not everything ending in "-one" is a cone. Lots of the better conditioners have "-none"s, and they're perfectly safe.
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