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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair Yesterday, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By kathymack
I did a search by title and post. Here's the one...

I did a search by title and post. Here's the one with the most answers by title http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/general-discussion-about-curly-hair/146305-max-green-alchemy-sculpting-gel.html...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By kathymack
rbb, you have low and high porosity reversed. Low...

rbb, you have low and high porosity reversed. Low porosity takes a LONG time to dry, high porosity is relatively short.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-12-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,361
Posted By kathymack
Great post wavydaze! (Don't see the like...

Great post wavydaze! (Don't see the like function.)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-12-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 265
Posted By kathymack
I'm conflicted in how to answer this. I never...

I'm conflicted in how to answer this. I never used products until I started lurking on nc.com. Then, I had to try everything! I've used products from all the companies listed and my answer would be...
Forum: Protein-craving 09-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By kathymack
A few things are missing for people to give you...

A few things are missing for people to give you good answers. What was your hair dresser disaster?? Did it involve some type of chemical treatment?? What are your hair properties?? Here's a link to...
Forum: 3 09-04-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By kathymack
I want your son's hair! I think a similar, more...

I want your son's hair! I think a similar, more stylized, cut would be great for you--like an inverted bob mentioned above. A lot of us have some type of bob, here's a link...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-31-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 426
Posted By kathymack
Actually, texture is really important and type is...

Actually, texture is really important and type is what's relatively unimportant. You've got it correct when you say thickness of individual strand, but that is texture (fine, medium, coarse.) I can...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-31-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By kathymack
If your hair gets build up easily, it could be...

If your hair gets build up easily, it could be from polyquats. My fine/low porosity hair has issues with them coating my hair and being hard to remove--especially 4, 7 & 10 (CJ CQ has 4.) One of the...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-30-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By kathymack
IMHO, the rinse out is the least important...

IMHO, the rinse out is the least important product for people with low porosity hair. I'm older (62) and take a very quick shower, so my rinse out isn't on very long. Feel that you better off using...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-29-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By kathymack
Moroccan Oil Intense Curl Cream: Ingredients...

Moroccan Oil Intense Curl Cream:
Ingredients Water, Mineral Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyquatermium-7, Gel Y Ceryl Stearate, Dimethicone, Argania Spinoza Kernel Oil (Aragon oil), Petrolatum, Cetrimonium...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By kathymack
Here's a link that might help you with the...

Here's a link that might help you with the texture/porosity thing Curl Junkie - Natural Hair Care for all types of Curly Hair!: My 2 cents on Protein/Texture/Porosity/Moisture Balance! :-)...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By kathymack
Here's a link to help with your texture and...

Here's a link to help with your texture and porosity questions Curl Junkie - Natural Hair Care for all types of Curly Hair!: My 2 cents on Protein/Texture/Porosity/Moisture Balance! :-)...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By kathymack
My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your...

My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your hair is low porosity, it means it takes a LONG time to absorb products, if it does it at all. I use minute amounts of really rich products....
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By kathymack
My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your...

My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your hair is low porosity, it means it takes a LONG time to absorb products, if it does it at all. I use minute amounts of really rich products....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-26-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 971
Posted By kathymack
I agree with the comments about the curl system...

I agree with the comments about the curl system in the newer addition of the CG handbook. Was going to post about it yesterday, but wanted to get my book out. The most noticeable difference between...
Forum: 2 08-24-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By kathymack
I've used it. Bought two bottles online. Didn't...

I've used it. Bought two bottles online. Didn't find it to be anything special, so didn't repurchase it.

My hair is low porosity, so I feel that my RO isn't on my hair long enough to make that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-22-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By kathymack
Here's an old thread by Struttswife, a curly hair...

Here's an old thread by Struttswife, a curly hair specialist http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/salon-stylist-chatter/76806-what-should-i-tell-my-stylist.html
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-13-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By kathymack
I may have used it a few times since I last...

I may have used it a few times since I last posted. I really don't remember. It's not a go to product for me. I'm away right now, but will have to remember to try it again now that it's summer and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-13-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By kathymack
I'm away from home, so can't double check....

I'm away from home, so can't double check. Botanical Spirits gelees are not "thick" gels. They come in a pump bottle and may be similar in consistency to the Curl Maker.

I, and a lot of other low...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-10-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By kathymack
I think it depends on the coat. I have 3 Persians...

I think it depends on the coat. I have 3 Persians with different coats. I tried using a milder surfactant on them (coco b) and it really didn't work particularly well, especially on one of them. She...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By kathymack
Castor oil may, or may not, be a problem for you....

Castor oil may, or may not, be a problem for you. Your Deva NoPoo has polyquat 7 in it. The BRHG and Miss Jessie's Jelly Soft Curls are A LOT of the artificial chemicals Firefox mentioned....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-10-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By kathymack
I can't do IAgirl's PT on my low porosity,...

I can't do IAgirl's PT on my low porosity, protein loving hair. As it seems, you are experiencing a similar issue--it doesn't wash out with water, coats my hair and doesn't allow absorption. It's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-10-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 497
Posted By kathymack
IMHO, the difference is the chemicals in the...

IMHO, the difference is the chemicals in the gels. My hair doesn't do well with polyquats, especially 4, 7 and 10. They tend to "build up" and cause frizz when wet. Some jellies that you may want to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-07-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 290
Posted By kathymack
I'm another one to avoid polyquats, especially 4,...

I'm another one to avoid polyquats, especially 4, 7 and 10. They seem to build up on me and cause frizz--even when wet. Don't know about 37.

For me, they are difficult to remove. Gentle...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-06-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 270
Posted By kathymack
I've used natural (cold processed) soap bars...

I've used natural (cold processed) soap bars since they were the rage on nc.com summer of '08. The bars usually only contain the saponified oils, fragrance and possibly EOs, herbs, clay or other...
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