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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-19-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By testimony777
I really like the Tahitian Noni and Monoi Mask...

I really like the Tahitian Noni and Monoi Mask and conditioner by Shea Moisture. I over conditioned mine about a year ago when I started using henna and that got my hair back in shape.
Forum: 3 09-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 933
Posted By testimony777
I wash and condition once a week with the SM...

I wash and condition once a week with the SM Restorative Moisture line (shampoo and conditioner). If I feel like my hair needs a bit of protein I do a DT with SM Noni and Monoi mask. During the week...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-15-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 210
Posted By testimony777
Given the fact that in both of Loraine Massy's...

Given the fact that in both of Loraine Massy's books she encourages people to bring their own products to the salon if they are not happy with what the stylist uses, I cannot imagine that a Deva...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-22-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By testimony777
I wash my hair at night most of the time as well....

I wash my hair at night most of the time as well. I don't like going to sleep with a wet head so I air dry to about 80% and then use the blow dryer on cool. If it gets to late to wash and dry my hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-23-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By testimony777
It sucks to loose lots of length when you don't...

It sucks to loose lots of length when you don't really want to; I am sending lots of curl love your way :)

In addition to what many of the ladies have shared about perhaps finding another product...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-11-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By testimony777
I love this gel during the winter months but it...

I love this gel during the winter months but it does not work (for my hair) during the summer. I have been on a quest for a summer gel ever since the weather started to change for that reason. The...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-28-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By testimony777
I live in Chicago. We get really low dews during...

I live in Chicago. We get really low dews during the fall/winter (sub zero temps) and this winter was particularly cold, dry and long (the winter of the polar vortex). On the flip side our...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By testimony777
Thanks for all these responses ladies! It looks...

Thanks for all these responses ladies! It looks like a number of you are reducing the LI but adding richer stylers or oils. That makes sense; you don't need the additional moisture of the LI but you...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-27-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By testimony777
Thanks for this reply! I guess I am perplexed...

Thanks for this reply! I guess I am perplexed because my hair seems to do the opposite of this. In the winter I use less leave in and lighter products in general to avoid weighing my hair down and I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-27-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 439
Posted By testimony777
? About Using LESS Leave-In in Humidity

Hello Curlies,

I have noticed a lot of you all talking about using less (or even no) leave-in and more gel to combat humidity. I get the need for (more) gel but I am confused about the leave-in....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-27-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By testimony777
I have had to switch to a hard hold gel (liking...

I have had to switch to a hard hold gel (liking BRHG at the moment) and I restyle every other day. I love the warmer months but I am definitely missing being able to get three and four days out of a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-23-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By testimony777
Thanks ladies for the input. I am having a hard...

Thanks ladies for the input. I am having a hard time trying to figure out what to do with my hair now that the weather has changed (and it hasn't even gotten really hot or humid here yet). I was able...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-21-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By testimony777
Thanks so much for this reply!! I think we have...

Thanks so much for this reply!! I think we have very similar hair (type, properties, and length) so this is really helpful. I never gave washing/wetting so frequently a second thought back in the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-21-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By testimony777
Calling All Frequent Washing WL or Longer Curlies

Hello Curlies :)

I have finally concluded that the only way my hair is going to look the way I want it to during the summer is if I restyle my wash and go every other day. I actually prefer to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,643
Posted By testimony777
You did a great job; it is super cute! I liked it...

You did a great job; it is super cute! I liked it before but the touch up you did definitely gave it more of an edgy look.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-10-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 648
Posted By testimony777
The best advice I ever got (IRL) was that I...

The best advice I ever got (IRL) was that I needed to stop using so much heat if I wanted to retain length.

Beyond that the first edition of The Curly Girl Handbook changed my life so, yeah, that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-03-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,744
Posted By testimony777
Thank you for saying this! As a mom of a...

Thank you for saying this! As a mom of a non-clumping, type 4 naturalista in the making I can definitely attest to the fact that "frizzy" is not necessarily a sign that something is wrong :).

I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-29-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,353
Posted By testimony777
I have gotten Diana Ross as well along with: ...

I have gotten Diana Ross as well along with:

Freddie (from A Different World)
Joan (from Girlfriends)
Chaka Khan (I love that one; she was my hair idol growing up)
Corinne Bailey Rae
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-24-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By testimony777
Me Too Curly Diva!!! I washed my hair today as...

Me Too Curly Diva!!! I washed my hair today as well and got the same fab results! I was also really pleased with how well it rinsed out of my hair when I got in the shower. I am so excited, for about...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-24-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By testimony777
I second SereneCurls all of the Aubry Organics...

I second SereneCurls all of the Aubry Organics conditioners are pretty thick. The Alafia Coconut Shea conditioner is also pretty thick.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-24-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 698
Posted By testimony777
DaniGirl you are brining out the product junkie...

DaniGirl you are brining out the product junkie in me; I have tried the smoothie before and I know it doesn't work for me but now I want to try it again using wet hands lol.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-24-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By testimony777
I am glad it was helpful. I can see brushing...

I am glad it was helpful. I can see brushing doing that, especially if you are using the brush regularly. When I tried protective styling back in the day it did more harm than good because I was...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-23-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By testimony777
I was doing my daughters' hair yesterday and I...

I was doing my daughters' hair yesterday and I realized that their hair responds similarly to product as you are describing yours. I don't use gel in their hair, just conditioner, but the product...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-23-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By testimony777
I'll drink to that :occasion5: Congratulations!

I'll drink to that :occasion5: Congratulations!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-23-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,353
Posted By testimony777
My hubby and my brother have both called me...

My hubby and my brother have both called me sideshow bob (which I took as a huge compliment; that toon had great hair lol).
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