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Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 09-17-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,936
Posted By Polkadotowl
New John Frieda Commercial

"What can you do with curly, frizzy hair? Make it go away!"

Really? It's because of commercials like that I tried desperately to beat my hair into submission. Annoying.

Has anyone else seen...
Forum: 2 09-04-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,207
Posted By Polkadotowl
I am currently loving Trader Joe's Tea Tree...

I am currently loving Trader Joe's Tea Tree Tingle!
Forum: 2 09-03-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,555
Posted By Polkadotowl
I just got some of the KC products last week and...

I just got some of the KC products last week and was having trouble with them at first. Originally, I used a TINY amount of the KCKT after my RO and then combed through AG re:coil. Finally I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-03-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 1,650,359
Posted By Polkadotowl
This may be too early, but...

It has been 40 days since I started CG. Below are pictures from day one, and day 39. I am so pleased!

Pre CG:...
Forum: 2 08-18-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,013
Posted By Polkadotowl
I layer BRHG, but not over anything that you...

I layer BRHG, but not over anything that you mentioned. I have done it a few ways. One was was to put on my LI, re:coil, and AIF and then supersoake and do a finale scrunch with BRHG. Today I skipped...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-18-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 329
Posted By Polkadotowl
Root clipping makes my hair weird...

I am not sure if this happens to anyone else, but I thought I would post about it anyway. I have thick, dense, heavy hair. So, whenever I air dry I need to clip my roots in orderder to have volume in...
Forum: 2 08-17-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,577
Posted By Polkadotowl
When ever I have gotten a major hair cit (from...

When ever I have gotten a major hair cit (from BSL to my chin, once) I think about all the bad things I went through with the hair I am getting rid of. And then, cutting the hair becomes getting rid...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 08-16-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By Polkadotowl
On a Positive Note...

Can I just say that this little curly girl has it going on! She even says "I love my hair!" I hope she always feels that way, and that more curlies learn to embrace the gorgeous locks that straight...
Forum: 2 08-16-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By Polkadotowl
On an unrelated note, wouldn't a "CG Friendly"...

On an unrelated note, wouldn't a "CG Friendly" icon for product reviews be helpful? I don't think I have seen one.
Forum: 2 08-16-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Polkadotowl
Funny you say that because that's exactly what I...

Funny you say that because that's exactly what I did today! :laughing3:
Forum: 2 08-14-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By Polkadotowl
Also, I discovered yesterday that when I...

Also, I discovered yesterday that when I "pineapple" and use a claw clip instead of a scrunchie, it gives me great second (and hopefully third...trying it now) volume, too!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-14-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 745
Posted By Polkadotowl
I think your best bet is to find a REALLY good...

I think your best bet is to find a REALLY good cleansing conditioner. I don't know of many shampoos that do not at least have sulfonate.
Forum: 2 08-14-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,013
Posted By Polkadotowl
I LOVE it as my final scrunch gel. I layer AIF...

I LOVE it as my final scrunch gel. I layer AIF under it with AG re:coil. The hold is so good and easy to SOTC.
Forum: 2 08-14-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Polkadotowl
Hello! I have wondered the same thing as I have...

Hello! I have wondered the same thing as I have family who live in the Southwest. What I am doing in my neck of the woods (we get all 4 seasons, cold winters and hot humid summers) is working for my...
Forum: 2 08-14-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Polkadotowl
Oh my gosh! I actually have a HUGE bottle of that...

Oh my gosh! I actually have a HUGE bottle of that EXACT witch hazel! I was trying it for my skin (didn't work on my recent acne issues) and was sad I had no use for it. Thanks for the suggestion!...
Forum: 2 08-14-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,577
Views: 243,482
Posted By Polkadotowl
It;s not really what I tried today, but what I...

It;s not really what I tried today, but what I tried last night. I did a pineapple, but instead of using a scrunchie or stretcy fabric headband, I used small jaw/claw clip. Then I put in my satin...
Forum: 2 08-14-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 786
Posted By Polkadotowl
crwitt: I would love to, but I am allergic to...

crwitt: I would love to, but I am allergic to lavender. Are there any other essential oils that would do the same thing?

WurlyLox: Oh! Thank you for pointing that out. I am glad I didn't go out...
Forum: 2 08-14-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Polkadotowl
I am a big time hair twirler. I have been doing...

I am a big time hair twirler. I have been doing it since I came out of the womb with my FULL head of hair. It was like my very own security blanket. :binky: When it's straight, it's even harder to...
Forum: 2 08-13-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By Polkadotowl
Do you apply all products with your head flipped...

Do you apply all products with your head flipped over? I like to diffuse my roots with my head flipped as well. I figure, gravity can do all the work!
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 08-12-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Polkadotowl
Welcome to the CG lifestyle. I have been doing it...

Welcome to the CG lifestyle. I have been doing it for about 3 weeks (going into my 4th) and I LOVE it already! Lots of helpful tips and advice on here!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-12-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By Polkadotowl
It's so frustrating. I guess I am going to have...

It's so frustrating. I guess I am going to have to ditch that pillowcase and opt for some more natural (and expensive!) silk ones.
Forum: 2 08-11-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By Polkadotowl
I used TN as my Co/W, RO, and LI. I combed it in...

I used TN as my Co/W, RO, and LI. I combed it in for the RO and the LI. Then I Combed in some AG re:coil and AIF. I supersoaked, and then scrunched in some BRHG. I then plopped for 30 min. I am now...
Forum: 2 08-11-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By Polkadotowl
Fine-toothed combing

Hello again!

Today I decided to try something else in my hair routine (I think I have almost nailed down my products...for summer anyway). I decided to use a fine-toothed comb to comb in my RO...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-11-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Polkadotowl
His name is Bauer...like Jack Bauer from 24...

His name is Bauer...like Jack Bauer from 24 because my husband was obsessed with that show. Lol
Forum: 2 08-11-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By Polkadotowl
Give it time

I am just like you. I started CG around the same time and am dying for results! But I have to keep reminding myself that it's only been a few weeks and sometimes hair goes through an awkward phase...
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