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Forum: Newbies info/introductions 03-02-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By namom3
Beautiful hair. How about flaxseed gel or...

Beautiful hair. How about flaxseed gel or straight conditioners ad your styling product? Check out the tightly curly method!
Forum: All-natural hair care 02-29-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,516
Posted By namom3
Love that book! I would never have thought to...

Love that book! I would never have thought to use pure conditioned as my sole styling product. And it works. Trick is even distribution of the condioner so I work it in sections. Then I curly...
Forum: 3 09-08-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 697
Posted By namom3
Fellow Puerto Rican here. Our hair is as diverse...

Fellow Puerto Rican here. Our hair is as diverse as our skin color so PLEASE put up a pic! You can see my routine in my sig. I SWEAR by HFSG (flax seed gel). There is a ton of recipes on here. I...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 07-08-2010, 05:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By namom3
I strain my gel through a nylon with kitchen...

I strain my gel through a nylon with kitchen tongs- lots of squeezing but well worth the troubles~
Forum: All-natural hair care 07-06-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 670
Posted By namom3
anyone dupe hair milk?

Looking for a recipe for hair milk that is easy and inexpensive! Anyone try it?
Forum: All-natural hair care 07-06-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By namom3
Flakey with flaxseed?

I have been using sulfate-free shampoo/conditioner (Everyday Shea) and noticed flakey hair after 2nd/3rd day?? The only styler I use is FSG so I was wondering if any avid users of FSG experience...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 06-28-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By namom3
you can get them at any grocery or health food...

you can get them at any grocery or health food store (whole- not ground!)
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 06-16-2010, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,393
Posted By namom3
I really like your cut! Is is technically a "bob"...

I really like your cut! Is is technically a "bob" I want to try something different but I always chicken out and go for "trim into long layers" The gel is great- never again have to shop for one!
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 05-10-2010, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,612
Posted By namom3
they sell everyday shea shampoo/conditioner. I...

they sell everyday shea shampoo/conditioner. I have been using it a week but not totally sold. I get the same results with my suave co-washes.
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 05-10-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,156
Posted By namom3
Let me get this right- soaking the seeds with...

Let me get this right- soaking the seeds with epsom salt for 24 hours-no heating required? anyone add other stuff to it? I have whisked in aloe vera in the past~
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 05-17-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 43,888
Posted By namom3
I got mine at walmart by the kitchen gadgets. ...

I got mine at walmart by the kitchen gadgets. You can find them at health food stores by the teas as well!
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 05-07-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 43,888
Posted By namom3
This is the FSG recipe I use. I drench it in my...

This is the FSG recipe I use. I drench it in my hair and let it air dry- perfect hair all day!!


http://mixology101.ning.com/profiles/blogs/flax-seed-gel-my-way
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 05-07-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By namom3
i'd say more of a 3c. I have 3b and HMFG holds my...

i'd say more of a 3c. I have 3b and HMFG holds my hair all day. maybe look into the KCCC. It get rave reviews on here. also check out Shawnette's mixology website. It have AWESOME recipes. I use her...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 03-14-2009, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,837
Posted By namom3
You HAVE to use the whole seeds not the ground. ...

You HAVE to use the whole seeds not the ground. I use the tea ball thing and simmer it for like 30 minutes then whisk in the aloe vera and EO's. Love it in a a spray bottle but you HAVE to section...
Forum: All-natural hair care 03-10-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 13,209
Posted By namom3
REAL coconut oil will say it on the label (extra...

REAL coconut oil will say it on the label (extra virgin, raw, unrefined) and it will smell like COCONUTS! It also melts within seconds of rubbing it on your hands.
Refined stuff will not smell...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 03-10-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,837
Posted By namom3
Try adding it to a spray bottle and then adding...

Try adding it to a spray bottle and then adding it to your hair in sections (make sure you drench, comb the gel through and SCRUNCH!) Works like magic!
Forum: All-natural hair care 02-23-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,422
Posted By namom3
I have had luck melting some EV UNREINED coconut...

I have had luck melting some EV UNREINED coconut oil and a few drops of EO rosemary massaged on scalp and hair and rinse completely after 20 minutes!

It's easy and cheap and works for me!
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 02-18-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By namom3
That looks interesting. Let me know how it works....

That looks interesting. Let me know how it works. You can also try a dash of EV organic coconut oil. What does the wax do? Yes buying the good stuff is SOOO expensive- and hard to find at...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 02-12-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 254,313
Posted By namom3
As far as amounts go-I put a "nickel size" amount...

As far as amounts go-I put a "nickel size" amount in 4 sections of my hair (it's up to my BSL) for even distribution of the gel. What has been you ladies experiences with adding honey to the FSG?...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 02-11-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By namom3
I did not feel the aloe vera gel had enough hold...

I did not feel the aloe vera gel had enough hold for my 3bs. It does not compare tothe definition and hold the HFSG mixed with aloe has in my opinion!
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-11-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By namom3
Thank you ladies! I ended up mixing lemon juice...

Thank you ladies! I ended up mixing lemon juice with conditioner and combing it into my scalp. Then when I got into the shower I scrubbedalittleharder and I work up with good dry hair again...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-09-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By namom3
hmm.. i might get some v05 for the co-washes then...

hmm.. i might get some v05 for the co-washes then condition with the suave? I will definitly try that before i poo! :tongue:
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-09-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By namom3
how to clean greasy roots...

...the co-wash is not working and my roots are feeling greasy and scalp is becoming itchy. How can I wash w/o turning to "the bottle" for comfort and relief? :dontknow:
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-03-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,157
Posted By namom3
I got mine at whole foods in the skin care/body...

I got mine at whole foods in the skin care/body section (although you can consume it as well) Itwas next to the other oils-sesame, flax, etc. Just make sure it is UNREFINED and preferably EXTRA...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-02-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,740
Posted By namom3
Yes-I am now spending countless amounts of time...

Yes-I am now spending countless amounts of time in the stores reading labels.I am "transitioning" my family to a more natural lifestyle as well. Iamtaking petroleum-based stuff, parabens, sulfats...
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