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Forum: 4 06-16-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Paraty
Paul Mitchell isn't all natural, but it is salon...

Paul Mitchell isn't all natural, but it is salon quality so I get consistent results from it. I also do not have to use a lot to get results. It contains a water soluble (PEG) silicone that washes...
Forum: 4 06-05-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Paraty
No. Warm it up in a bowl of warm or hot water....

No. Warm it up in a bowl of warm or hot water. Microwaving may destroy the formulation + make it too hot for your hair. I use little jars to put product, then submerge it in a bowl or sink full of...
Forum: 4 06-03-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Paraty
Our hair has similar properties as far as low...

Our hair has similar properties as far as low porosity. I also watch out for what I call the three-headed monster (castor, coconut and aloe together) since they mimic both proteins and humectants. I...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-02-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Paraty
It could be the protein. It could also be that...

It could be the protein. It could also be that your conditioner is not absorbing. I would start off by clarifying then deep conditioning with heat. I warm up all my deep conditioners in a container...
Forum: 4 02-07-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,080
Posted By Paraty
Arrow Blow dryer with medium to high heat and tension...

Blow dryer with medium to high heat and tension could = heat damage. Your hair will likely be healthier if you applied heat protectant to wet hair, air-dried it in chiny bumps, bantu-knots or twists,...
Forum: 4 01-20-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By Paraty
Hit: • Elucence MBC Using it from Fall to...

Hit:
• Elucence MBC
Using it from Fall to Winter and having it work consistently without needing to switch. I think I have found a true Winter HG for my low-porosity, protein sensitive hair.
•...
Forum: 4 10-24-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Paraty
That was my thought, an ingredient might be...

That was my thought, an ingredient might be solidifying in your hair, especially coconut oil. Also, not sure which Tresemme you are using, but the nourishing moisture one has aloe vera and that is a...
Forum: 4 10-16-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Paraty
Hits KeraCare Natural Textures leave-in with...

Hits

KeraCare Natural Textures leave-in with Camille Rose Curl Milk on top as a styler. Soft, defined and shiny hair. Love :love7: I've had them both, but never paired together.

Miss
B.A.S.K....
Forum: Swap board 10-16-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Paraty
Hey see jazz! Thanks, but I pretty much have my...

Hey see jazz! Thanks, but I pretty much have my staples for Winter. Also, the buriti hair milk has protein, to which I am sensitive. Would have considered otherwise. Sorry. :wink:
Forum: Swap board 10-14-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Paraty
Red face [DELETE]

8oz. Jar 99% Full, $16 (no shipping cost). Just purchased on 10.11. Photo below of actual jar.

PM if interested in purchasing. Technical difficulty posting more than one thumbnail image, so happy...
Forum: Swap board 09-16-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By Paraty
Forum: 4 09-08-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 975
Posted By Paraty
Smile Fellow low porosity here. This is helpful, thank...

Fellow low porosity here. This is helpful, thank you. It should get a Sticky.
Forum: Low Porosity 09-06-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,238
Posted By Paraty
Exactly, it is about using less product. I...

Exactly, it is about using less product.

I have been eyeing the Beauticurls Leave-in as something more moisturizing than KCKT for this upcoming Winter. My previous Winter leave-ins were Oyin HD...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-30-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By Paraty
IMHO, the rinse out is the least important...

IMHO, the rinse out is the least important product for people with low porosity hair. I'm older (62) and take a very quick shower, so my rinse out isn't on very long. Feel that you better off using...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-29-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,673
Posted By Paraty
What rinse-outs work for you and do not cause...

What rinse-outs work for you and do not cause buildup? I currently use Sally's GVP Balm, but find it leaves a glycerin-like feeling when I rinse. I have tried Tresseme Naturals (nourishing moisture...
Forum: 4 08-13-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By Paraty
Hits: Andre Walker Beautiful Kinks Creme Gelee...

Hits:
Andre Walker Beautiful Kinks Creme Gelee :king:

I raved about this some months ago, then put it away to play around in summer gels. Re-visiting this it still rocks and it actually works the...
Forum: 4 08-13-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,143
Posted By Paraty
Yep, Xtreme Wet Line gel is simply amazing. I...

Yep, Xtreme Wet Line gel is simply amazing. I have been using it for a few years but revisited this Summer. It changed my hair life! It works well for me in the humidity of summer and in the dead of...
Forum: 4 01-23-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 36,854
Posted By Paraty
Thumbs up Coconut Water Penetrating Treatment

Ladies, I was fortunate to try the upcoming Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment and provided a review. If curious to know how well it worked on my 4a/b hair, check out the review!

HEALTHY...
Forum: 3 01-12-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,113
Posted By Paraty
I agree about the haircut/shaping. I went to a...

I agree about the haircut/shaping. I went to a salon and my roots really sprang back after they trimmed my hair (3 inches off). If you have finer hair, the weight could be pulling the texture of your...
Forum: CurlMart News 12-30-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,442
Posted By Paraty
I agree, this item is also a staple in my...

I agree, this item is also a staple in my routine. It comes in 4oz and 2oz so it would be nice to add it on to Curlmart orders rather than ordering separately at other sites. I usually stock up on a...
Forum: Swap board 12-16-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Paraty
SOLD

SOLD
Forum: 4 12-15-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By Paraty
December Hits and Misses

Hits:

Andre Walker beautiful kinks styling créme gelee. My mom ordered it for herself and I told her that Andre Walker has an iffy reputation in the natural hair community. She chose to order...
Forum: Swap board 12-15-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Paraty
Exclamation New Oyin Hair Dew

I have a new un-opened 16oz bottle of Oyin Hair Dew that just arrived in the mail directly from Oyin last week on December 12. I have since realized that I prefer a local drugstore leave-in so I am...
Forum: 4 05-22-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By Paraty
Exactly. I get my filters for about $10. And...

Exactly. I get my filters for about $10. And that's worth it to me, as a sufferer of eczema. And distilled water is about $1 a gallon at most stores. Who goes through all this?

This is not gonna...
Forum: 4 05-12-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By Paraty
Yep, absolutely! I think the miracle water is a...

Yep, absolutely! I think the miracle water is a great option for those who don't have the budget for a shower filter and the cost of replacement filters every 6 months or so (i.e. Aquasana). Some...
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