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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-11-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,678
Posted By madametj
Can Shea Moisture remove silicones?

I currently don't use products containing silicone, but I used to love Aussie Moist conditioner and I have been having problems with tangling since I stopped using silicones so I might experiment...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-02-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By madametj
This coupon is still active for anyone running...

This coupon is still active for anyone running low on their ingredients for natural hair care :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-02-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,193
Posted By madametj
Me definitely. Even using 100% natural products...

Me definitely. Even using 100% natural products like flaxseed gel and olive oil I still need shampoo to get it all out.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-15-2011, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By madametj
$10 off Vitacost.com

I found this Vitacost.com $10 off coupon and I though I'd share it with my fellow curlies on a budget. If you're not familiar with the website they offer products from a few hair care lines...
Forum: 4 12-08-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,595
Posted By madametj
When I first joined nc.com in '08, I tried to...

When I first joined nc.com in '08, I tried to make my own products. It was really got expensive to make things, not like them and throw them out--IMHO. Only things I make at this point is FSG and...
Forum: 4 12-07-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,595
Posted By madametj
Has anyone made any progress in coming up with a...

Has anyone made any progress in coming up with a good recipe for this?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-07-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By madametj
Thanks for letting us know! :)

Thanks for letting us know! :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-01-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By madametj
Thats what I do. The problem with that is that...

Thats what I do. The problem with that is that the stocking stretches A LOT and its a fight to squeeze the dern gel out. I don't use a regular strainer because I get about 3 times more gel with the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-30-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,034
Posted By madametj
There is a difference between aloe vera "gel" and...

There is a difference between aloe vera "gel" and "gelly." The gel is more water and pure with less ingredients. Is this what you were lookng for?
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-30-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By madametj
FSG with tea ball

I'm very interesting in making my flax seed gel with a tea ball as I have a hard time squeezing it all out using a stocking. For those of you that have had success, what type of tea ball do you use?...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-28-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,969
Posted By madametj
I only add agave nectar and aloe vera gel. The...

I only add agave nectar and aloe vera gel. The agave nectar gives me a strong hold, and the aloe vera gel gives moisture and shine. When I slick back my pony tail the avg and flax seed combo actually...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-27-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,815
Posted By madametj
Being CG is not the only way to have healthy and...

Being CG is not the only way to have healthy and isn't practical for everyone. It doesn't mean you should give up and straighten your hair! Try other methods. Read more books and watch some Youtube...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-16-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,359
Posted By madametj
Well hopefully we'll start getting some more...

Well hopefully we'll start getting some more solid sources over time.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-15-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,359
Posted By madametj
Gretchen: Would it be possible for NC to create...

Gretchen: Would it be possible for NC to create an ingredients dictionary labeling items (cleansing, conditioning, humectant, pH adjuster, protein, oil, wax, etc) listing functions and mentioning...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-15-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,359
Posted By madametj
Thanks for all the great resources everyone! When...

Thanks for all the great resources everyone! When I say hair "science" its for lack of a better word. However, I do believe there is some science related to hair and that it is an area that needs to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-15-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By madametj
That. is. Genius! The bottle should also spell...

That. is. Genius! The bottle should also spell out which humectants, carrier oils and essential oils are included. We could call them Curltrition Facts! :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-15-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,127
Posted By madametj
1. A sulfate-free clarifying conditioner for less...

1. A sulfate-free clarifying conditioner for less than $5
2. A leave in conditioner with firm hold--no gel-like ingredients for no product build up!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-13-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By madametj
Those types of alcohols are too drying for hair....

Those types of alcohols are too drying for hair. If you're looking for firm hold try agave nectar ;)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-13-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,359
Posted By madametj
*sigh* I mean its frustrating.....people give you...

*sigh* I mean its frustrating.....people give you advice and you don't know what to follow. Some people say epsom salt enhances curls, someone else says salt dissolves hair. Some people say use 1/2...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-13-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,359
Posted By madametj
Credible Sources for Hair Science?

Does anyone know of a way or a place where I can find out what certain ingredients and methods do to my hair without having to guess if the person knows what they are talking about. I have seen so...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-07-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,733
Posted By madametj
4 Teaspoons of pure tea tree oil in 8 ounces of...

4 Teaspoons of pure tea tree oil in 8 ounces of water. Pour in on your scalp and RUB RUB RUB. A couple of drops is not enough. It must be a 5% solution to be effective. This is what works for me and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-01-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By madametj
Just want to chime in here that doing DCs and not...

Just want to chime in here that doing DCs and not using protein over time can cause your curls to go limp! There's are great article about it here: The Science of Black Hair| Black Hair Care| Natural...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-29-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By madametj
#DearHair...I've grown a lot over the years, you...

#DearHair...I've grown a lot over the years, you should too ok?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-29-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,010
Posted By madametj
I put conditioner and gel right after washing and...

I put conditioner and gel right after washing and then if i need to touch up the curls on the 2nd or 3rd day i'll use water and a little bit of conditioner but no more gel. So days I wake up and...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 09-28-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 522
Posted By madametj
FOTE with hold?

Fruit of the Earth gives me no hold. Has anyone tried mixing it with honey or agave and gotten good results? I'm trying to find an alternative to my beloved FSG because its just spoiling too quickly....
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