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Forum: 2 03-03-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 71
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Posted By Geek_Chic
Not sure what you mean by "crappy" or how often...

Not sure what you mean by "crappy" or how often you low poo, but SheaMoisture Raw Shea has a ton of oils and butters in it. Those can really weigh down fine hair, and they tend to build up if not...
Forum: 2 03-02-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,632
Posted By Geek_Chic
The shampoo has Sodium Laureth Sulfate, so it's a...

The shampoo has Sodium Laureth Sulfate, so it's a sulfate shampoo and will remove any and all silicones that might be on your hair.

@Chupie - I didn't see any silicones in the shampoo's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-27-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Geek_Chic
Thank you, I have tried clarifying with baking...

Thank you, I have tried clarifying with baking soda (because I heard that worked?).. but I've never found a clarifying shampoo that's CG freindly in the UK.. could you recommended any? I tried doing...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-22-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 479
Posted By Geek_Chic
SheaMoisture products are all high in oils and...

SheaMoisture products are all high in oils and butters and can tend to build up on hair. Many find that while they initially liked the products, over time, their hair starts looking dull /dry, or...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-03-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By Geek_Chic
This post reminded me of a technique I saw for...

This post reminded me of a technique I saw for elongating too tight curls. Not sure whether it'd work the same or be workable on an entire top layer of hair, but what you do is put a clip at the end...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-03-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 432
Posted By Geek_Chic
1. Maybe try less LI, or gel or mousse on damp...

1. Maybe try less LI, or gel or mousse on damp (not soaking wet) hair. Maybe try applying gel in sections and use more of it?

2. I reach a tipping point in terms of length vs. curl. My underlayer...
Forum: 2 02-02-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,632
Posted By Geek_Chic
Love the condish! I usually take all the bottle...

Love the condish! I usually take all the bottle claims with a grain of salt and look at the ingredients instead. This actually one does what it promises. Good moisture without any weigh down. I've...
Forum: Feedback 02-02-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By Geek_Chic
The last request for topic ideas from her was...

The last request for topic ideas from her was back in 2013. I don't think more than a fraction of the requests have been covered....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-02-2015, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Geek_Chic
What is your routine, including products used?...

What is your routine, including products used? Any idea what your hair properties are (texture, porosity)? Do you have hard water? When you say protein treatments, what did you use for those?...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-01-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,889
Posted By Geek_Chic
I hear you on that, but wanted to share why new...

I hear you on that, but wanted to share why new members are no longer allowed to post links and pics until they've written a certain number of posts... For part of last year, the board had a horrible...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-01-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By Geek_Chic
In a word, no. To elaborate, you can use both...

In a word, no. To elaborate, you can use both together if your hair is really protein hungry, but you don't have to do so. Companies do have a vested interest in having their products not cause...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-01-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By Geek_Chic
My hair is fine, not coarse, and medium density,...

My hair is fine, not coarse, and medium density, but it is mostly 2c with some 3a bits. I usually keep it between armpit and bra strap length, but it starts being annoying as it starts approaching...
Forum: 2 02-01-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,632
Posted By Geek_Chic
My bad Chupie. I'd clicked around to several...

My bad Chupie. I'd clicked around to several sites, and none of them mentioned a gel. I did do a quick Google search for Tresemme Perfectly (Un)Done Dry Gelee and even there only 3 of the first 10...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-01-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By Geek_Chic
I think maybe the forum you linked is a...

I think maybe the forum you linked is a less-customized one than this. I do agree its very easy to read and navigate, from the little time I spent clicking around. I don't know of anyone here who has...
Forum: 2 01-31-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,632
Posted By Geek_Chic
Don't think there is one. Just shampoo,...

Don't think there is one. Just shampoo, conditioner, mousse, and hair spray.
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-30-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 235
Sticky: FAQ
Views: 49,436
Posted By Geek_Chic
For anyone reading this thread: The FAQ link...

For anyone reading this thread:

The FAQ link Gretchen posted is no longer valid. Instead, you can find the FAQ page here: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/faq.php
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-30-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 703
Posted By Geek_Chic
It might help the confused new people if nc.com...

It might help the confused new people if nc.com updated the FAQ link at the bottom of the page so that it actually points to the FAQ page. When clicked, the current link...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-29-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,889
Posted By Geek_Chic
As far as I know, nc.com doesn't have a blog...

As far as I know, nc.com doesn't have a blog feature. I think maybe it used to, but very few members blogged and I believe it was removed.

CurlTalk (http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/) is a...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-29-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 94
Posted By Geek_Chic
As far as I know, the site has no blog feature....

As far as I know, the site has no blog feature. It used to, I think, but no one used it, so it was discontinued. As far as posting, you did that when you started this thread. If you want to post a...
Forum: 2 01-29-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,904
Posted By Geek_Chic
You don't absolutely have to dt after a pt. You...

You don't absolutely have to dt after a pt. You need to tailor your followup moisture to the level of dryness (if any) that you feel while rinsing out your pt. If it's very dry or even straw-like,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-28-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,629
Posted By Geek_Chic
You should be able to order padded priority mail...

You should be able to order padded priority mail envelopes for free on usps.com. Your mailperson will deliver them to your door. See here for padded envelopes:...
Forum: 2 01-28-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 487
Posted By Geek_Chic
A few quick things... At only 2 weeks into...

A few quick things...

At only 2 weeks into CG, you're likely still transitioning. It can take up to 4 weeks for scalp oil production to throttle down in response to cowashing. Try to be patient...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-27-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By Geek_Chic
Firstly, if I left my hair without an LI or any...

Firstly, if I left my hair without an LI or any kind of styler in this weather, I'd have a ton of frizz too, regardless of whether I'd dt'd or pt'd, or what have you. Next wash, I would use something...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-26-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 257
Posted By Geek_Chic
lol Yup, HE and Aussie are both owned by the same...

lol Yup, HE and Aussie are both owned by the same parent company (Procter & Gamble). Pantene too. I've used HESMU and AIF both, though it's been a while since I last used HESMU. As I recall, they...
Forum: 2 01-25-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 15,632
Posted By Geek_Chic
Just wanted to let everyone know CVS has these on...

Just wanted to let everyone know CVS has these on sale this week 2/$10 (normally $5.79). My CVS only had the matching shampoo, but I was able to get a raincheck. Also, if you like Tresemme Naturals...
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