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Forum: 2 07-13-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By chicklegirl
Go to https://plus.google.com The caveat is,...

Go to https://plus.google.com

The caveat is, you have to be invited to join by someone who already belongs. Kinda weird, but that's Google.

Here's a good lowdown on what Google+ offers,in terms...
Forum: Protein-craving 07-03-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,810
Posted By chicklegirl
My haircolor takes better, especially on the...

My haircolor takes better, especially on the stubborn grays, if I do a PT a couple days before I color, followed by a DT.

I also find that I need more protein in the winter, since I live in a...
Forum: 2 07-02-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By chicklegirl
Your hair sounds pretty similar to mine in terms...

Your hair sounds pretty similar to mine in terms of texture and porosity, and I also color my hair frequently because of stubborn, wiry grays coming in (about every 4-6 weeks).

I'm a tightwad, so...
Forum: 2 06-15-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,375
Posted By chicklegirl
Thanks for posting this, IAgirl. After reading...

Thanks for posting this, IAgirl. After reading this thread, I've been adding protein filler to my FSG for the last couple weeks now, and have seen a marked improvement in my hair's elasticity....
Forum: 2 06-15-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By chicklegirl
My hair tends toward the big, loose waves you...

My hair tends toward the big, loose waves you describe. And I have to second what IAgirl said about FSG--it's been so great for my hair in terms of coaxing some definition and clumping out of...
Forum: Coloring your hair 06-15-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,240
Posted By chicklegirl
So glad I found this thread. I've been using NI...

So glad I found this thread. I've been using NI for several years now, and have been reasonably happy with it. Usually my color starts to fade about 4 weeks after application. I leave it on for 25...
Forum: 2 05-10-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 431
Posted By chicklegirl
How terrible! :angry7: I don't know if this...

How terrible! :angry7:

I don't know if this will be any help, but I have a couple suggestions: 1) If you live in a major metro area, try the salon finder here on NC. There is some great info in...
Forum: 2 05-10-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,730
Posted By chicklegirl
I wish plopping worked for me, but NOPE. I have...

I wish plopping worked for me, but NOPE. I have to say, the best ones that I keep coming back to are the Supersoaker and Smasters techniques. I have completely different hair--real live...
Forum: 2 05-06-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 908
Posted By chicklegirl
swtndspcy, from your sig and avatar it looks like...

swtndspcy, from your sig and avatar it looks like your hair may be a bit thicker and coarser than mine, but still similar, in that it's a mix of textures and curl patterns. My hair does get poofy...
Forum: 2 05-04-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 908
Posted By chicklegirl
I don't love wind, but I can tolerate it. I live...

I don't love wind, but I can tolerate it. I live in the middle of Washington state, where it is both windy and dry. I find any winds stronger than about 15mph make my hair tangle and look limp, so I...
Forum: 2 02-13-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By chicklegirl
I use it and love it. Yeah, it's a bit messy...

I use it and love it. Yeah, it's a bit messy because it's so runny, but maybe making it thicker as others have suggested would alleviate some of the mess. To me, it's worth it because it makes my...
Forum: 2 02-11-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,113
Posted By chicklegirl
I live in a very dry place but still have to...

I live in a very dry place but still have to watch it with humectants when the dew points get ultra-low in the winter. My go-to this winter has been homemade FSG with no agave, honey or aloe (all the...
Forum: 2 02-07-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,388
Posted By chicklegirl
I never get second day hair in the traditional...

I never get second day hair in the traditional ways. Pineappling only keeps my hair from getting tangled, but it pulls out any clumps that have formed. Spritzing makes my hair frizzy, no matter what...
Forum: 2 01-11-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 499
Posted By chicklegirl
This is my first CG winter. I live in an area...

This is my first CG winter. I live in an area where winters are extremely dry and cold (low dewpoints). After a wonderful start going CG in the fall, when my waves popped out all over, I suddenly...
Forum: 2 01-03-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
Thanks, Pedaheh! And I'm going to borrow some of...

Thanks, Pedaheh! And I'm going to borrow some of your tweaks to the recipe--this last time I just used coconut oil, but my hair really loved the avocado DT, so I want to try avocado oil with the PT...
Forum: 2 01-03-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,364
Posted By chicklegirl
Add my thanks to the growing list, Erin! Plopping...

Add my thanks to the growing list, Erin! Plopping just wasn't doing it for me, and the palm press method (I use an old T-shirt) has been keeping my clumps better than traditional scrunching--and...
Forum: 2 01-03-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
So, how often on average do I need to PT? It's...

So, how often on average do I need to PT? It's still bitter cold here (right now at 10 p.m. it's 0 degrees--though it did get up into the teens today--with a dewpoint of -4 degrees), but since I'm so...
Forum: 2 01-01-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
I finally got around to making some PT today...

I finally got around to making some PT today using IAgirl's recipe (http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/2/116257-pt-recipe-promised.html) and loved it. I added the honey, even though recently my...
Forum: 2 12-26-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,514
Posted By chicklegirl
I've heard other wavies talk about spritzing...

I've heard other wavies talk about spritzing solutions to refresh their curls/waves if they start to fall out part-way during the day, which may work for you after you've put your hair up.

I...
Forum: 2 12-26-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,514
Posted By chicklegirl
I remember how frustrating it was trying to fight...

I remember how frustrating it was trying to fight bad hair days when I wanted to give myself a boost and look cute as a new mom. Hang in there!

Give your hair time to grow back, and don't do...
Forum: 2 12-25-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
So after the trim, my tangles are virtually all...

So after the trim, my tangles are virtually all gone. Today I used FSG with a little bit of the Giovanni gel cocktailed in, and got some nice, defined waves. And soft, bouncy hair I can run my...
Forum: 2 12-23-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
Yeah--I found I could use honey or agave in my...

Yeah--I found I could use honey or agave in my FSG up until mid-November. Then when the dewpoints started to plummet around here, the honey and agave turned my hair to tangled straw. As soon as I...
Forum: 2 12-23-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
Yesterday I did the spritz-n-condish, and my hair...

Yesterday I did the spritz-n-condish, and my hair really loved it: soft, bouncy waves and fewer tangles. I had used it once before but back before the really dry winter weather set in (also, I may...
Forum: 2 12-22-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
Thanks so much for the suggestions, ladies. I'm...

Thanks so much for the suggestions, ladies. I'm off to whip up a new batch of aloe-free FSG (I forgot I added that to my last batch and am wondering if it's partly to blame), then trim off bad ends...
Forum: 2 12-21-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 548
Posted By chicklegirl
Tangle prone--help!

I've been having major problems with tangles for the last month, especially in the ends of my hair, and am wondering if this is just par-for-the-course for wavies during the winter (since I didn't...
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