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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-02-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By cristi05
My hair is very similar. I often conditioner...

My hair is very similar. I often conditioner wash all of my hair, rinse out well, then divide the top from bottom & shampoo the bottom half. I am real careful to NOT put leave in conditioner on the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-02-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By cristi05
I just use water & a cheap bottle from Walmart. I...

I just use water & a cheap bottle from Walmart. I can twist the tip & I have it set on a NOT fine mist. It's a step or 2 down from the stream that I use on the cat to keep her off of the counter.
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-29-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By cristi05
Wow! I think I'm using too much! Sent from...

Wow! I think I'm using too much!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G900A using CurlTalk App
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-29-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By cristi05
I mix it with LA Looks Sport gel. The Miss...

I mix it with LA Looks Sport gel. The Miss Jessie's doesn't give me enough control & the LALSG makes my hair too crunchy. My mixture is probably 1 to 1 & I just mix them in my palm & rake then...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-23-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By cristi05
I've used LA LOOKS Sport Gel for 5 years. I've...

I've used LA LOOKS Sport Gel for 5 years. I've tried several other types of gels & mousse & curl creams & always come back to LALSG. I conditioner wash w the new Tresemme Botanical (not sure what I...
Forum: Going Gray 02-25-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,068
Posted By cristi05
Thanks for the hair journey! My curl is very...

Thanks for the hair journey! My curl is very similar to yours. I'm still dying the gray but seeing your pics give me hope that long gray hair can be beautiful!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-T337A using...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-25-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 467
Posted By cristi05
When we go camping I take Tressemme Naturals & I...

When we go camping I take Tressemme Naturals & I CoWash with it then use it as a leave in and then emulsify more (quarter size in palm & rub hands together real fast) & scrunch more in. Of course I...
Forum: 3 01-30-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By cristi05
I have 3b/3c hair also. I HAVE to use gel to keep...

I have 3b/3c hair also. I HAVE to use gel to keep it from being frizzy. I do get tired of the hard crunchy cast that I have to scrunch out & have found something that works for me. I use Tressemme...
Forum: 2 07-21-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By cristi05
Lately I've been using a pea size amount of Kinky...

Lately I've been using a pea size amount of Kinky Curly Knot Today & a quarter size of LA Looks Sport Gel. I rub it together vigorously (I think it's called emulsifying) & scrunch into soaking wet...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-21-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,271
Posted By cristi05
I love LA Looks Sport Gel. I also use Tresemme...

I love LA Looks Sport Gel. I also use Tresemme Naturals & Suave Naturals conditioners. I have tried several other products but keep coming back to these!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-T337A using...
Forum: Curly Teens 07-05-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,332
Posted By cristi05
Ok, I definitely do NOT use 3 palms full! Wow! I...

Ok, I definitely do NOT use 3 palms full! Wow! I use one palm full. I rake it in and then scrunch up from the bottom with both hands.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-T337A using CurlTalk App
Forum: Curly Teens 07-05-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,332
Posted By cristi05
I wet my hair & scrunch in conditioner - probably...

I wet my hair & scrunch in conditioner - probably 3 palms full. I do not scrub/massage my scalp because it seems like I lose more hair when the conditioner sits on my scalp (opens the folicles?? ) I...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 05-09-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,954
Posted By cristi05
I did have a great time at her wedding. It was...

I did have a great time at her wedding. It was outside & it was very humid, so my hair was pretty frizzy. I did a half updo but had to use a lot of pins because some of the top layers were too short!...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 05-09-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,954
Posted By cristi05
I feel for you! My daughter got married April...

I feel for you! My daughter got married April 25th so I stupidly decided to go to a local salon to have some shorter layers put in to try to get rid of my "triangle" cut from 2 years ago. It was a...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 04-11-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By cristi05
Good advise! I often ask curlies where they get...

Good advise! I often ask curlies where they get their hair cut. I don't know why I didn't use one of their recommendations. I actually have a lot of curlies ask me the same question. They usually are...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 04-10-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,555
Posted By cristi05
I used to switch between curly & straight alot....

I used to switch between curly & straight alot. My hair was shoulder length & layered (I cut it myself). Approximately 5 years ago I stopped straightening it & tried to follow the Curly Girl method....
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 04-10-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,637
Posted By cristi05
I've had 2 real bad haircuts. The first one was 2...

I've had 2 real bad haircuts. The first one was 2 years ago. The stylist was recommended as a curly hair stylist. I took in a cute picture of a curly inverted bob. I got a triangle! No layers at all...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 04-10-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By cristi05
Bad haircut....again!

I will be cutting my own hair from now on. I don't do a great job, but I do better than anyone else has. I'm 53 years old - why can't I learn! My daughter is getting married April 25th & I let...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-01-2015, 11:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By cristi05
I have a mixture of curls also. I think most...

I have a mixture of curls also. I think most curlies do. Mine is almost straight underneath & pretty curly everywhere else. I do have the bottom layer cut about an inch shorter. I have found that if...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-13-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,944
Posted By cristi05
I'm going to throw another "theory" out there. I...

I'm going to throw another "theory" out there. I believe that conditioner on the scalp, with or without massage, tends to open the hair follicle allowing it to release the hair. It took a year for...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-04-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,669
Posted By cristi05
The Condition 3 in 1 mousse has Dimethicone - is...

The Condition 3 in 1 mousse has Dimethicone - is that Curly Girl?? I haven't used it for years - used to love it on my permed hair in the 80's. (I didn't realize I had natural curls!!);)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 664
Posted By cristi05
Do you have to keep it refrigerated?

Do you have to keep it refrigerated?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-12-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,057
Posted By cristi05
My hair is like that too - using shampoo (the bad...

My hair is like that too - using shampoo (the bad kind) & no conditioner on the underlayer helps it curl. My hair is layered, so the straight hair does show - I've never tried cutting it as...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-14-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By cristi05
About the hair loss - I wonder if the conditioner...

About the hair loss - I wonder if the conditioner on the scalp loosens and opens the hair folicle so it makes it easier for the hair to fall out. My hair loss is definately from the root. I keep...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-14-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By cristi05
Washed with sulfates/curl is back!

I've been CG since Jan 2012. I started with the Deva Curl No Poo & One Condition & AnGel. Switched to Tresemme Naturals as cowash & leave in, and LA Looks Sport Gel. Other than significant hair...
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