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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-12-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By yakotta
My hiragana and katakana skills are on point, but...

My hiragana and katakana skills are on point, but that still leaves like half ingredient label that I can't read usually. I'm actually working in a lab and am surprised by the number of equipment and...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-11-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By yakotta
I LOVE a chamomile tea rinse! I don't have oily...

I LOVE a chamomile tea rinse! I don't have oily hair but it makes it super soft :) Especially when I add a few drops of lavender oil.

Green teas, black teas, and herbal teas are all fine, and I...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-11-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By yakotta
Green dye like food dye? Sounds like you could go...

Green dye like food dye? Sounds like you could go overboard pretty easy. Maybe green tea though? Japanese matcha is super green and comes in a powder form that might make it easier to blend into...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-11-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By yakotta
I've always been happy with just the Suave...

I've always been happy with just the Suave Naturals in coconut. It leaves my hair soft and it smells so good :) I do have to deep condition every once in a while, but I imagine thats the case for...
Forum: Growing out 11-11-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By yakotta
Whenever I'm down about my hair I like to add...

Whenever I'm down about my hair I like to add cute clips to it. I have one clip that's just a weirdly realistic-looking plumeria flower that always makes me feel beautiful no matter what sad state my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-11-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By yakotta
I like to finger comb my hair and then use a...

I like to finger comb my hair and then use a wide-tooth comb right after. I feel like getting the bigger knots out is easier/less painful with my fingers, but they don't get the smaller knots. I've...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-11-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 125
Posted By yakotta
Any curlies in Japan?

I'm living in Osaka until March and was wondering if anyone knew of any great CG-friendly Japanese hair products. I'm thinking probably not, since there aren't many curlies here and searching this...
Forum: 2 05-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 409
Posted By yakotta
I find that regular old chamomile tea really...

I find that regular old chamomile tea really helps to soften my hair. I let two teabags sit in a mostly-full medium sized saucepan for ~20 minutes use it as a rinse out. You could give that a go.
Forum: 2 01-25-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,577
Posted By yakotta
I have the exact same problem! My hair gets all...

I have the exact same problem! My hair gets all frizzy and uncurly when I sleep and I toss and turn so much no caps or scarves will stay I my head. What I do is wash my hair at night and add a leave...
Forum: Growing out 01-25-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By yakotta
I agree with everything above. I had very short...

I agree with everything above. I had very short hair for years and while I chopped it off because I wanted short hair there were times where I felt the same things you're feeling, that it looked...
Forum: Hall of Fame discussion 12-31-2013, 02:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,977
Posted By yakotta
I have been amazed by how many curlies I notice...

I have been amazed by how many curlies I notice now that I look for them! I'm always thinking about how they do their hair.

I do see what people are talking about with non-natural curls. I think...
Forum: The CurlyBook Club 12-31-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,847
Posted By yakotta
I love to revisit a good piece of fiction,...

I love to revisit a good piece of fiction, whether it's rereading a book or re watching one of my favorite TV shows from pilot to finale. If I really enjoy something I'll redo it immediately after I...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 12-31-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,785
Posted By yakotta
Someone mentioned icing a cyst but I've had...

Someone mentioned icing a cyst but I've had better luck going the other way with a cold compress. I just get a little bowl of warm water and soak a cotton pad in it and hold it to the cyst,...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 12-31-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,578
Posted By yakotta
Nooooo. Green tea DOES have caffeine--as much as...

Nooooo. Green tea DOES have caffeine--as much as a Coke, actually. The good thing about drinking green tea is that you're drinking water, and not a ton of sugar (unless you like syrupy tea...) Water,...
Forum: Swap board 12-31-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By yakotta
SM Moisture Retention for some other shampoo

I've got ~1/2 a bottle of the Shea Moisture Moisture Retention that I'd be willing to swap for pretty much any other sulfate free/low poo except the Organix ones.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-31-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 476
Posted By yakotta
I can kind of see where you're coming from, not...

I can kind of see where you're coming from, not as a curly but as a woman who rocked a pixie for a while. Hair is one of the most visible things about ourselves, so anything different is going to...
Forum: 2 12-31-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By yakotta
I can't speak to flaxseed gel, but I've been...

I can't speak to flaxseed gel, but I've been having luck by just buying a ton of products, saving the receipts, and taking back everything I don't like. CVS drugstores and Target have great return...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 12-31-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,322
Posted By yakotta
I remember seeing results in like a week or 2. I...

I remember seeing results in like a week or 2. I visited my mom after maybe a month of CG and as soon as I got off the train and into the car she was commenting on how good and healthy my hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,519
Posted By yakotta
Korkscrew I love your hair! The layers are...

Korkscrew I love your hair! The layers are adorable. I've been thinking of getting layers in my hair but have been too lazy to actually get around to it, but your layers make me want to schedule an...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,071
Posted By yakotta
When I was about 3 or so people used to ask my...

When I was about 3 or so people used to ask my mom if she dyed and curled/permed my hair...who on earth would sit a toddler down and dye/curl/perm her hair? Who would even be able to?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-24-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By yakotta
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I was under the...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I was under the impression that if your shampoo has a harsh sulfate in it the other stuff won't build up? Since it's all in solution together and the sulfates rinse just...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-24-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By yakotta
I've been growing out a pixie, and for a while my...

I've been growing out a pixie, and for a while my hair definitely felt like it was growing out not down. It's strange because I've felt like I've gotten soooo much more length in the second year of...
Forum: 2 11-19-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,778
Posted By yakotta
I do rinse my hair immediately out after the...

I do rinse my hair immediately out after the pool, and even use a bit of conditioner. I know I don't get it all out since I still smell a little bit like chlorine afterwards, which is what I meant by...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 11-19-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,358
Posted By yakotta
Ew. People like that should just not be around...

Ew. People like that should just not be around children. I second that she should have been fired immediately--you never, ever lay your hand on a student out of anger/frustration/annoyance, ever.
Forum: Parents of curlies 11-19-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,217
Posted By yakotta
That's basically what I do--get the hair wet with...

That's basically what I do--get the hair wet with warm water, add your product, and wait an hour or so. You can also look into using honey as a deep treatment, either in lieu of a product or mixed...
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