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Forum: 2 04-25-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By Salamander
I've been diffusing lately because my hair is...

I've been diffusing lately because my hair is currently short (just below chin length) and it gets wonky if I plop it. So pixie-diffusing gives me better waves and the possibility of 2nd day hair. ...
Forum: 2 04-14-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Salamander
I had a lot of frizz issues for a long time. I...

I had a lot of frizz issues for a long time. I think I managed to have every type of frizz, all at once.

Some things that might help:

- Are you diffusing? If so, try the Pixiecurl method. I...
Forum: 2 04-14-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,338
Posted By Salamander
Fine hair usually loves protein. And color...

Fine hair usually loves protein. And color treated hair is often dry and porous. My hair always looked like a haystack in my blond days before CG. Protein & moisture are your best friends.

My...
Forum: 2 04-12-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By Salamander
Your favorite products for those with weak wave patterns?

When my hair is shoulder length or longer, it is very wavy with big fat spirals mixed in...but at shorter lengths it is considerably less wavy. In fact, I think it just looks messy at this point --...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-03-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,805
Posted By Salamander
You can't lighten hair with semi-permanent or...

You can't lighten hair with semi-permanent or demi-permanent color. Semi-permanent doesn't use a developer, it just stains your hair shaft so if you have dark hair, the color won't show up at all. ...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-03-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 68,241
Posted By Salamander
10vol for no-lift, deposit-only color (i.e., you...

10vol for no-lift, deposit-only color (i.e., you are going the same shade or darker). Also called demipermanent color. Usually will fade gradually in 4-6 weeks, depending on your hair's porosity and...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-02-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 68,241
Posted By Salamander
I never had much luck with boxed red dyes; they...

I never had much luck with boxed red dyes; they looked great for a couple days and then faded so very quickly. Even though my hair has a lot of red in it naturally.

I tried henna and it does...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-02-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,065
Posted By Salamander
I color my hair myself, but for highlights I...

I color my hair myself, but for highlights I would go to a professional. It's pretty easy to fry your hair if you don't know what you are doing.

As far as color, I would be VERY specific that...
Forum: 2 11-02-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By Salamander
I've had several perms in my life, mostly because...

I've had several perms in my life, mostly because I just never learn...

Every single one of them looked AWFUL. AWFUL, I tell you. Frizzy, dry, damaged and too curly. No matter how many times I...
Forum: 2 10-27-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Salamander
My hair is super-fine but super-thick. It's also...

My hair is super-fine but super-thick. It's also dry and porous, so I can use a lot of stuff that would weigh down wavies with thinner or less porous hair. At least this is my theory.

I was...
Forum: 2 10-27-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,603
Posted By Salamander
My hair is short right now and plopping makes it...

My hair is short right now and plopping makes it go wonky. So instead I take my microfiber towel and scrunch, scrunch scrunch. Then apply Eco-Styler, and scrunch it in good with my hands. Let it...
Forum: 2 10-27-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Salamander
BHRG does dry very hard. Hence the name "Rock...

BHRG does dry very hard. Hence the name "Rock Hard gelee."

If you use a rich leave-in underneath, it usually helps with the crunchiness a lot.

If I wash my hair at night, I find I get best...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 10-27-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,979
Posted By Salamander
Well, it took me 40 years to figure out that I...

Well, it took me 40 years to figure out that I shouldn't brush my hair. It always baffled me why it was so poufy and frizzy and giant. Could not figure out how people kept their curls nice and...
Forum: Coloring your hair 10-27-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 669
Posted By Salamander
You can make a henna gloss by using a small...

You can make a henna gloss by using a small amount of henna (tablespoon or less) in a cup of conditioner. Glop it in your hair, cover w/ shower cap and leave on for an hour or two. It will...
Forum: Coloring your hair 10-18-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By Salamander
Cassia will condition your hair in a similar way...

Cassia will condition your hair in a similar way to henna. It will not change the color unless you are a very light blond to begin with. I'm a dark golden/strawberry blond and didn't see any color...
Forum: 2 10-17-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 859
Posted By Salamander
I've tried twisting a few times but it always...

I've tried twisting a few times but it always seemed to make my hair straighter. However, I was doing it to pretty wet hair --- I'll have to give it a try when my hair is partially dry. I have...
Forum: 2 10-17-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By Salamander
I've been making my own moisturizer for over a...

I've been making my own moisturizer for over a year now and I am happier with it than any commercial product I've ever used!

Here's my recipe:

1/2 c. aloe vera gel (the clear kind, NOT the...
Forum: 2 10-17-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By Salamander
I would stay far away from color removers, they...

I would stay far away from color removers, they are pretty harsh on your hair. They are only for color emergencies -- i.e., you used permanent dye and it came out horrible so you are desperate to...
Forum: 2 10-14-2010, 08:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,071
Posted By Salamander
When my hair was longer, I used to use a denman...

When my hair was longer, I used to use a denman brush to apply leave in and gel, then I would scrunch. My hair is super thick so it was hard to coat everywhere by just scrunching.

Now that it is...
Forum: 2 10-14-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Salamander
I just cut my hair short recently because I was...

I just cut my hair short recently because I was tired of my henna red but didn't want to have 2-toned hair while it grew out. So it is now jaw length in front, an inverted bob (shorter in the back)...
Forum: 2 10-14-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By Salamander
Right now (jaw length bob) it would drive...

Right now (jaw length bob) it would drive slightly wavy. Mostly the ends curling up in weird ways. In fact, at this length I can straighten it quite easily without blow-drying, by using the brown...
Forum: 2 09-26-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,344
Posted By Salamander
I can get my hair pretty straight by using...

I can get my hair pretty straight by using Eco-Styler Protein (the brown one) and coming it out straight. I keep combing it straight periodically as it dries and it looks pretty much like I blew it...
Forum: 2 09-26-2010, 06:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,829
Posted By Salamander
2nd day hair is elusive now that my hair is short...

2nd day hair is elusive now that my hair is short (chin length bob).

When my hair was longer, I could get decent 2nd day hair by pineappleing. Sometimes I could even get 3rd day hair. Mind...
Forum: Coloring your hair 09-26-2010, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By Salamander
Adding amla to your henna mix, or doing an amla...

Adding amla to your henna mix, or doing an amla treatment after hennaing, will revive your curls if henna straightens them. I did not notice any color change from the amla.

If your hair is...
Forum: Coloring your hair 09-14-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,731
Posted By Salamander
If you used 100% pure body-art quality henna, you...

If you used 100% pure body-art quality henna, you can safely color over it.

I found that my hair didn't hold color very long after dying over henna; it seemed that the henna seals and coats...
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