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Forum: 3 12-02-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By gee
Hey Ladies! I don't straighten my hair a...

Hey Ladies!

I don't straighten my hair a whole lot and when I do I'm very careful (heat protectant, low heat, deep condition). I also get my ends trimmed every three months because I have really...
Forum: 3 11-24-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By gee
Question Natural ways to make roots a little looser?

Hey curlies! My hair has gotten a lot longer and I'm loving the length. It's surprisingly easier to deal with. I'm guessing it's because of the weight so my curls are a little looser. Anyway, my...
Forum: 3 11-15-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By gee
I have long waist length hair which is dyed and I...

I have long waist length hair which is dyed and I straighten it from my time to time. Before I straighten it, I deep condition it and then use olive oil and tresemme heat protectant. When I decide to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-02-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
You are unlikely to have hair any more 'special...

You are unlikely to have hair any more 'special snowflake' than anyone else's, for most if not all of us choice of ingredient families and products is about balance. Did you try the oils straight up...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-29-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
There is a whole lot of erroneous diagnostics on...

There is a whole lot of erroneous diagnostics on haircare forums IMO. Coconut and jojoba oils have little to do with protein, the 'acting like protein' thing is pseudoscience. Coconut oil helps the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
The DermOrganics line has amino acids, not full...

The DermOrganics line has amino acids, not full proteins, my understanding is that they're smaller and don't really act like proteins. Firefox says they mostly rinse out rather then sticking to the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
Your scalp is skin, not hair. The shampoo you are...

Your scalp is skin, not hair. The shampoo you are using contains harsh surfactants, silicones and preservatives. The conditioner has only 1-2 emollient ingredients, the rest is cones and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-19-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
Have you considered going to your family doctor...

Have you considered going to your family doctor yet? It really does not need to be a dermatologist. Most of the advice given on this thread could worsen one or more of the common scalp disorders....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-19-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
Have you considered going to your family doctor...

Have you considered going to your family doctor yet? It really does not need to be a dermatologist. Most of the advice given on this thread could worsen one or more of the common scalp disorders....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-18-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
For the others who mentioned oils and such, I've...

For the others who mentioned oils and such, I've tried all of those options and nothing has helped. The weird thing is that it rarely itches, it's just scaley flakes on my scalp.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-18-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
I've heard a lot about Yes To Carrots and was...

I've heard a lot about Yes To Carrots and was tempted to buy it but I couldn't take the smell :-( but, I will try the lowpoo that was recommended to me. And, yes, I do have food allergies. I'm...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-18-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
Your scalp is skin, not hair. The shampoo you are...

Your scalp is skin, not hair. The shampoo you are using contains harsh surfactants, silicones and preservatives. The conditioner has only 1-2 emollient ingredients, the rest is cones and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-15-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
Thanks for the prompt replies, ladies. I...

Thanks for the prompt replies, ladies. I appreciate it! Currently, I've been using Dove Intensive Repair Shampoo & Conditioner along with their Whipped Cream Mousse. I don't have any issues with the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-15-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
I forgot to mention that my scalp isn't very...

I forgot to mention that my scalp isn't very itchy, just flakey. The flakes are scaley and white. With Lupus, skin rashes are common so I thought, possibly it would be related to this. I have a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-14-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,701
Posted By gee
Angry Dry Scalp won't go away...running out of options!

Hey Curly Girls. I've posted about my dry scalp before and nothing has helped! Here's what I have tried:
-Hot Oil treatments
-Tea Tree Oil (the oil and the shampoo)
-Pure Moroccan Argan Oil...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-05-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By gee
I had issues with dry/damaged hair in high...

I had issues with dry/damaged hair in high school. Like you, I didn't want to chop it off so what I did was cut it as much as I could handle and treat it from there. I used lots of deep and leave-in...
Forum: Coloring your hair 01-05-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,267
Posted By gee
Angry Highlights messed up my curls! Help!

So, I decided to try out a new look and decided to get honey blonde highlights in my black hair. My hairdresser said that we should only do a few so it won't damage my hair too much. They look great...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-12-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,603
Posted By gee
You'll want to pick up some pure coconut oil....

You'll want to pick up some pure coconut oil. Just checked out the blue magic and it has petrolatum in it, which isn't water soluble, so I personally wouldn't put it on my scalp. Shampoo might get...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,603
Posted By gee
Do I use pure coconut oil or can I use the Blue...

Do I use pure coconut oil or can I use the Blue Magic tub (that's what I have). Also, how often should I try this out first? Lastly, do you use sulfate free poo or regular poo to wash it the next...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-01-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,603
Posted By gee
Unhappy tea tree shampoo making me have more flakes

So, I've had issues with dry scalp for the longest time. First, I used Organix Tea Tree shampoo and it was doing the job. But, every time the "winter" (I put " because I live in Florida) my scalp...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 01-19-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,479
Posted By gee
Talking Olive Oil Treatment for Dry Scalp?

Hey Ladies! I had worked very hard on keeping my scalp nice and clean but cold weather came along and ruined it! :protest:
I have flakes all over and it's embarrassing and looks horrible! So, I want...
Forum: 4 08-11-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,711
Posted By gee
The new one has Argan oil in it and has no cones...

The new one has Argan oil in it and has no cones from what I read.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-11-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By gee
Wow, thanks this is such a great resource! Turns...

Wow, thanks this is such a great resource! Turns out I have medium texture & high porosity!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-10-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,531
Posted By gee
Hm thanks! I'll go over there sometime and check...

Hm thanks! I'll go over there sometime and check out their ingredients!
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 08-10-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By gee
Srry for the repost! Trying to give CG method another try!

I tried going CG for a month back in December and it was a disaster! My hair was flat and my scalp was so dried out and flaky. I think it was because the cheap condish wasn't working for me (Suave...
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