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Forum: Protein-sensitive 05-24-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,705
Posted By queenofdisks80
My hair hates it!

So I've been playing w/ new products lately & I've tipped the balance into a protein overload. It's just so easy to do when you're sensitive, but I color my hair so I have to have some protein.
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Forum: Thin/thinning hair 07-20-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,040
Posted By queenofdisks80
+1 w/ the previous poster. I wouldn't worry too...

+1 w/ the previous poster. I wouldn't worry too much about any health problems, or even thinning hair. I've noticed that when styling my hair post shower, there are 1-2 places on my head where the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-20-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By queenofdisks80
I also use KCKT as a LI & depending on how my...

I also use KCKT as a LI & depending on how my hair feels, I sometimes need a lot in order to retain that seaweed feel. If I'm really dry, then I love using CJ curl rehab as a LI. Also, hommade flax...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-20-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By queenofdisks80
I'm 1" from shoulder length dry & I've finally...

I'm 1" from shoulder length dry & I've finally given up on plopping after trying out various lengths of time. Even plopping just 10 min would give me wonky shaped curls-not the pretty ringlets that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-20-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By queenofdisks80
First of all, you probably need to up the...

First of all, you probably need to up the moisture content in your hair-use a richer RO & LI or maybe add in a little protein for moisture retention. You need to find that right protein/moisture...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 07-19-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By queenofdisks80
I've been using the CeraVe cleanser for several...

I've been using the CeraVe cleanser for several years now & it's been great to balance out my sensitive, oily, but w/ a dry surface skin. I love to put a squirt or 2 on a warm, damp wash cloth and...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-18-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,054
Posted By queenofdisks80
Kinky Curly Knot Today or for serious moisture I...

Kinky Curly Knot Today or for serious moisture I love a few quarter blobs of Curl Junkie Curl Rehab.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-18-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By queenofdisks80
If you go to the search box and type in...

If you go to the search box and type in humectants, an article from NC.com will appear that lists common humectants in hair products. You can then check the ingredients of the products you use to see...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-18-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By queenofdisks80
I also do this w/ the short hairs that are prone...

I also do this w/ the short hairs that are prone to breakage right around my face to make sure that I have some nice ringlets (b/c this section is more damaged it also has a slightly looser curl...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-18-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,835
Posted By queenofdisks80
I bought the Yes to Cucs shampoo and although...

I bought the Yes to Cucs shampoo and although I've only used it once, I really liked it. It had good lather and my hair didn't feel stripped afterwards-in fact, it was a lot less tangled than some of...
Forum: Growing out 07-18-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,869
Posted By queenofdisks80
I feel your pain. About 2 yrs ago I started...

I feel your pain. About 2 yrs ago I started growing out a very short pixie cut (less than 1" of hair). When I got to about the stage you're describing, I found that if I pulled the sides back and up...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-18-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,974
Posted By queenofdisks80
For frizzed out curls (i.e. needing moisture) I...

For frizzed out curls (i.e. needing moisture) I smooth on a little lustrasilk olive oil cholesterol treatment ($2 at Sally's). I barely wet my fingers w/ the product and then smooth down the curl,...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-18-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By queenofdisks80
1. CJ curl rehab 2. Sally's GVP conditioning...

1. CJ curl rehab
2. Sally's GVP conditioning balm (+evoo to combat humectant in this weather)
3. JC's WDT-I don't like it as much as CJCR (not as much slip), but it's still a great product.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-18-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By queenofdisks80
So I've come accross a good alternative for the...

So I've come accross a good alternative for the Sally's GVP CB to use in higher dews since the CB has a humectant as the second ingredient. It's Lily of the Desert's Aloe 80 conditioner, and can be...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-18-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By queenofdisks80
While the Sally's version of the Biolage...

While the Sally's version of the Biolage conditioning balm is my HG, I'm actually not using it much this summer b/c highly porous hair +dewpoint of 70+ humectants don't mix! The conditioning balm has...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-17-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,344
Posted By queenofdisks80
Personally, I don't understand the straight bang,...

Personally, I don't understand the straight bang, curly hair look. To me, it just screams 80s mall hair! And while I certainly don't think that one needs to follow the latest fashion, it just looks...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,410
Posted By queenofdisks80
Be aware the the GVP CB has a humectant as the...

Be aware the the GVP CB has a humectant as the secod ingredient. This can wreak havoc this time of year, esp. if your hair is porous. So it's possible the humidity and the dews shot up throughout the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By queenofdisks80
Bugs!

Ha Ha:laughing6: The scary thing is, this actually happened to me a few weeks ago. I had been on a nature trail at a local park the day before where it was quite wooded. I get up, and seeing that my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-09-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,410
Posted By queenofdisks80
olive oil and coconut oil are especially good as...

olive oil and coconut oil are especially good as these 2 oils, as I understand it, are the only 2 that can really penetrate the hair strand. Olive oil is thicker and therefore more hydrating, while...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-09-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,410
Posted By queenofdisks80
I usually add 1-2 tbs of evoo to 4 tbs of GVPCB,...

I usually add 1-2 tbs of evoo to 4 tbs of GVPCB, apply in sections, put under a heat cap, blast w/ a hair dryer on high for 3-5 min. and then leave it on for about an hour. If the dews are in the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,453
Posted By queenofdisks80
As for oils to seal w/, I personally like coconut...

As for oils to seal w/, I personally like coconut oil (as it helps retain protein & my hair is really damaged right now) but I know others have had success w/ jojoba oil b/c it's very light.

As...
Forum: Over 40 07-06-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,176
Posted By queenofdisks80
Yes, blue marine was the color I was thinking of,...

Yes, blue marine was the color I was thinking of, I just couldn't recall the exact name. It's very attractive on and complements a wide variety of eyeshadow colors.

The only color I can think of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Posted By queenofdisks80
I realized this the other day too! I've only used...

I realized this the other day too! I've only used GVPCB as a LI once and w/ disasterous results-so now I know why. Although I don't technically rinse all of it out in the shower.

IF YtoC is more...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2011, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,453
Posted By queenofdisks80
FSG helps add and retain moisture, so if your...

FSG helps add and retain moisture, so if your hair loves FSG then it probably is craving moisture. Def. up the moisture DTs and you should probably add in a protein (PT) treatment as well, as protein...
Forum: 3 07-05-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,434
Posted By queenofdisks80
The too frizzy to deal w/ means your hair is...

The too frizzy to deal w/ means your hair is craving moisture! If you go several days b/w "washing" and each day your hair is getting frizzier and frizzier, it means that it's losing moisture. So...
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