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Forum: 3 04-20-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By NYCgirl
I've never heard that before but some stylists do...

I've never heard that before but some stylists do things differently. I have ombre and highlights in my curly hair and my stylist never straightened my hair first. She does blow my hair out to trim...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-18-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By NYCgirl
I never had much luck with the SM shampoos, but...

I never had much luck with the SM shampoos, but didn't let that stop me from trying their conditioners and styling products, some of which are now staples.

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Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 04-15-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By NYCgirl
Long layers work best for me. I only wear my...

Long layers work best for me.
I only wear my hair straight twice a year maybe and I’m lucky if I can stand it for a full week each time.
I had considered getting a Deva cut at one point, watched...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By NYCgirl
Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker WetLine...

Camille Rose Naturals Curl Maker
WetLine Xtreme Gel
WetLine Xtreme Gel mixed with Shea Moisture Souffle - just mixed up a batch of this last night for my Wng; 3 parts Xtreme Gel to 1 part SM...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-11-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By NYCgirl
I've purchased mine from Aveyou.com Sent...

I've purchased mine from Aveyou.com

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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-10-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 171
Posted By NYCgirl
I use it as a co-wash cleanser and that's pretty...

I use it as a co-wash cleanser and that's pretty much it. I deep condition and whatnot after cleansing.

If I feel like I need to use a non-sulfate or low-sulfate shampoo to cleanse my hair, I will...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-10-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 407
Posted By NYCgirl
I love the Curl Maker Gel! Especially since I...

I love the Curl Maker Gel! Especially since I figured out the “right” way to use it. That is, on WET hair, not dry, not damp. You will still get great definition and hold but I got added bonus of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-10-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By NYCgirl
If your hair "likes" and reacts well to Shea...

If your hair "likes" and reacts well to Shea Butter; not everyone's hair does well with Shea Butter, then give the Raw Shea a try. My hair doesn't particularly care for Shea Butter so I prefer and...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-08-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By NYCgirl
Great idea!!! I never thought of tossing this...

Great idea!!! I never thought of tossing this into my spray bottle and using it as a quick and easy refresher spray!!!!! I don't have good luck with refresher sprays in general but since I have this...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-08-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By NYCgirl
Yes, I consider/use the Smoothie as a styler but...

Yes, I consider/use the Smoothie as a styler but some people use it as a leave-in and apply other stylers over it. As I styler, I've only used it for braidout and twistout styles and I pretty much...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-08-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 440
Posted By NYCgirl
GUILTY! I can totally relate to this as my weekly...

GUILTY! I can totally relate to this as my weekly wash day definitely hogs all of the hot water and just uses A LOT of water in general.
I found that once I started washing my hair in sections (I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By NYCgirl
During my long-term transition, I did/got a...

During my long-term transition, I did/got a protein treatment once a month.

If done at the salon, my Stylist used the Keratin Intensive Treatment by Paul Mitchell (fromthe AWAPUHI Wild Ginger...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-17-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By NYCgirl
LOC totally works in the Summer! In my case, I...

LOC totally works in the Summer! In my case, I use a heavier LI in the Winter than I do in the Summer. Also depending on the oil you are sealing with, you may want to go with a lighter oil or serum...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-31-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By NYCgirl
http://www.purabodynaturals.com/mobile/product.asp...

http://www.purabodynaturals.com/mobile/product.aspx?ProductCode=chs&404;http://www.purabodynaturals.com:80/Pura_Body_Naturals_Chocolate_Hair_Smoothie_p/chs.htm=

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Forum: 4 11-15-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 635
Posted By NYCgirl
Fingers, Wide tooth comb and WetBrush . ...

Fingers, Wide tooth comb and WetBrush .

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Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-18-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 256
Posted By NYCgirl
I maintain my shape with a brow razor I bought...

I maintain my shape with a brow razor I bought from Sephora, they are available at other stores but I prefer this one in particular. I just quickly "wisk" any brow stubble on a regular basis and have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By NYCgirl
Too much protein can wreak havoc on otherwise...

Too much protein can wreak havoc on otherwise healthy hair. It's really finding a balance of moisture and protein that some of us struggle with.

With my color treated hair (ombre/highlights),
I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-13-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By NYCgirl
Assuming you bought the Wetline Xtreme Gel. I...

Assuming you bought the Wetline Xtreme Gel. I feel I get less shrinkage from that than I used to get back when I used Eco Styler gels (I've used the Olive oil in the green jar and the Argan Oil in...
Forum: 4 06-07-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 946
Posted By NYCgirl
Last summer my go to combo for my WnGs was a mix...

Last summer my go to combo for my WnGs was a mix of the SM Souffle and WetLine Xtreme Gel. I did a 1/3 souffle to 2/3 gel. I usually steer clear of glycerin but somehow this worked fabulously and...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 06-07-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,046
Posted By NYCgirl
By chance did they remove the protein from this...

By chance did they remove the protein from this EcoStyler Gel?
I stopped using EcoStyler due to the protein. Some feel the alcohol in gels is drying but the proteins in gels can be just as drying...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 03-15-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By NYCgirl
This product isn't as widely available as other...

This product isn't as widely available as other products in the Cantu line. I found and bought it when it first came out last year. It reminded me of the Shea Moisture Souffle Gel at first, which was...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 03-15-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By NYCgirl
Whenever a conditioner of any kind suds up on me,...

Whenever a conditioner of any kind suds up on me, I've taken it as an indication that I've not rinsed my (sudsy) cleanser out thoroughly so I re-rinse until I'm 100% sure all cleanser is out. This...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-26-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,676
Posted By NYCgirl
I've never done it but would probably do it if I...

I've never done it but would probably do it if I had to.
When my long time stylist of 10+ years decided to become a Flight Attendant and eventually move to Italy, she would fly in and do my hair...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 02-26-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By NYCgirl
I actually found all of them in my local...

I actually found all of them in my local ShopRite!
So definitely check your local supermarkets in addition to Target, Walmart, Walgreens, etc.

I picked up 2: the SMOOTH and the SHINE. I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-31-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,188
Posted By NYCgirl
KCKT didn't work for me either. BUT I have to...

KCKT didn't work for me either. BUT I have to say that I tried it while in mid-transition and during that time not many products "worked". I've been fully natural for a couple years now and my...
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