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Forum: Growing out 05-17-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Update

Just wanted to update anyone that was interested. I ordered some magic leverag curlers(knockoff curlformers b/c I don't have $70.00 to spend on something that may not work on my hair), and I'm still...
Forum: Growing out 05-08-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,409
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
I honestly don't know if I can make a bun. I...

I honestly don't know if I can make a bun. I will try it out on wash day. Thanks.
Forum: Growing out 05-07-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,409
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Protective styling during awkward stage

Im at the stage now where my hair isnt really short but its not long either. Twists have been my go to protective style for my twa, but now my twists have been having a mind of their own(they go...
Forum: Growing out 12-27-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,477
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Thanks a ton Sushigirl!!!!:notworthy: I...

Thanks a ton Sushigirl!!!!:notworthy: I researched it a little bit and found this on the henna forum Amla: Why and how do I use it? | forums.hennapage.com (http://forums.hennapage.com/node/60). It...
Forum: Growing out 12-26-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,477
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
I wonder if there's any way to get your curls...

I wonder if there's any way to get your curls back. Does anyone know?
Forum: Growing out 12-24-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,477
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Thank you KuLaide and minthe for your opinions. I...

Thank you KuLaide and minthe for your opinions. I have thought a lot about it, and I think that I'll stick to as needed protein treatments and low manipulation styling to retain length for now. I've...
Forum: Growing out 12-18-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,477
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Thank you belwillcoily for the info. I'm really...

Thank you belwillcoily for the info. I'm really leaning towards trying henna now!!! I have a twa now, and I need all the help I can get to retain length as my hair grows. I would like to be at least...
Forum: Growing out 12-17-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,477
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Henna for length retention?

I'm very tempted to try henna to help thicken and strengthen my hair in the hopes of retaining length. Is anyone else trying this? Has anyone experienced a looser curl pattern(thats what I'm afraid...
Forum: Growing out 12-10-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,692
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Tried it!!! Love it!!!

I tried the sparkling water, and I love it. It'll be a great alternative to drinking so much soda. I'll also try to dilute it with plain water. Thanks again for the suggestion. Loving the zero...
Forum: Growing out 12-08-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,692
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Hey, thanks for the suggestion. I'm willing to...

Hey, thanks for the suggestion. I'm willing to try it if it will help me cut down on my soda intake.
Forum: Growing out 12-08-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,692
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Thanks for the info!!! I took my first pill...

Thanks for the info!!! I took my first pill today. I'm excited about this. I will be taking biotin as well, so I'm hoping for great results. Drinking more water will be a challenge because I hate...
Forum: Growing out 12-08-2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,692
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Thanks for your quick reply. Do you take MSM? If...

Thanks for your quick reply. Do you take MSM? If so, how much? I've read that you have to build up the dosage slowly.
Forum: Growing out 12-08-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,692
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Exclamation Soda addiction and MSM

I purchased MSM for the first time after hearing so much about its effect on hair growth and skin health. I know that it also has detoxifying effects on the body, but I'm a serious soda drinker. I...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-25-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,905
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Okay

Okay... I've read multiple documents naming tea tree oil and rosemary oil among others as natural preservatives to extend the shelf life of homemade products. They both have antimicrobial properties....
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-25-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,209
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Oil infusion recipe

Okay.... so, I got this recipe from All Things O'Natural: Ayurveda (http://allthingsonatural.blogspot.com/search/label/Ayurveda) (there is also a recipe and tutorial for an ayurvedic herbal spritz...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-24-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,209
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Nevermind

Nevermind. I found a great recipe that uses the hebal powders that I have!!!
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-23-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,905
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Smile Preserving Aloe Vera Juice

How do you make sure that aloe vera juice does not go bad when you add them to a homemade mixture. For a hair spritz that contains aloe vera juice, I've used rosemary and tea tree to preserve it....
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-23-2011, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,866
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Smile All of what I read on aloe vera and extracting it...

All of what I read on aloe vera and extracting it does not mention the presence of microbes. But, they do mention the anti-microbial properties of aloe vera, and its ability to inhibit the growth of...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 11-23-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,209
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Oil infusion recipe?

Hello,
I was wondering if any of you curly haired lovelies had a recipe for infused oil as far as measurements go? I want to make roughly 16 ounces of oil for hair growth and healthy scalp((2) 8...
Forum: Transitioning 11-20-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,887
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
I have combination curls, but mostly 4b(I think)....

I have combination curls, but mostly 4b(I think). It did not make my hair 100% straight...more like 70 to 75% straight.
Forum: Transitioning 11-19-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,887
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
I don't know of any treatment that would give you...

I don't know of any treatment that would give you those results without any type of heat. I only use my body heat for that treatment(with a plastic cap).

HTH
Forum: Transitioning 11-18-2011, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,887
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Ummm...the one I'm talking about is the deep...

Ummm...the one I'm talking about is the deep conditioning treatment. Amazon.com: Brazilian Tech Deep Penetrating Conditioning Treatment: Beauty...
Forum: Transitioning 11-18-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,887
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Just that Brazilian Tech Keratin Deep...

Just that Brazilian Tech Keratin Deep Conditioning treatment alone will straighten your hair. It's not like those brazilian blow outs or other intensive keratin treatments at the salons. After you...
Forum: Transitioning 11-18-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,887
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Keratin treatment?

Have you tried a keratin treatment to soften the curl and make it more manageable? I used Brazilian Tech Deep Conditioning Treatment from Sally's Beauty Supply, and it made my new growth practically...
Forum: Transitioning 11-18-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By kinkycurlyqt
Exclamation The BC...it's official

I just could not take dealing with the two textures anymore, so I went to my sister's salon and told her to "cut it off". So, I'm officially natural now, and I don't regret doing it so soon into the...
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