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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair Today, 06:56 PM
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Posted By SereneCurls
I've wished for something like this in the past,...

I've wished for something like this in the past, though I'm sure the way manufacturers are constantly reformulating things would make it just a bit frustrating. :)
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-30-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 250
Posted By SereneCurls
Welcome, most of us were in a similar position...

Welcome, most of us were in a similar position when we first got here. I highly recommend having a look at the techniques thread which is a sticky on the general board. It links you to other threads...
Forum: 3 01-28-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,982
Posted By SereneCurls
In terms of crunch, it's closer to a gel than a...

In terms of crunch, it's closer to a gel than a cream. It dries with a delicate crunch that is easily scrunched out. When you're applying it, it isn't as grabby and sticky as traditional gels, it's a...
Forum: 2 01-23-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By SereneCurls
I have to say that the mental progress is very...

I have to say that the mental progress is very hard. At the same time I find it ridicolous that it even should be, I mean, c'mon, it's hair! I don't know, I've dreamt of straight strands ever since I...
Forum: 2 01-22-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 480
Posted By SereneCurls
Welcome. It's great that you're making so much...

Welcome. It's great that you're making so much progress with your hair, the mental progress as well as the physical. I'm in a part of Canada where the dew points are very low at this time of year, so...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 01-21-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By SereneCurls
Oh dear, I just got a new bottle. I'll have to...

Oh dear, I just got a new bottle. I'll have to compare my old and new bottles, but I haven't noticed any differences yet.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-21-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 439
Posted By SereneCurls
lol Oh dear. Mine are moving to a much smaller...

lol Oh dear. Mine are moving to a much smaller house, so thankfully they have no choice. The more stuff they get rid of the happier and more relieved they seem to be so far.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-21-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 439
Posted By SereneCurls
Oh for sure it can be hard. That's a good idea...

Oh for sure it can be hard. That's a good idea though, especially for seasonal clothing. My mom has stuff in her closet she hasn't worn for five years, I keep trying to convince her she doesn't need...
Forum: 3 01-20-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By SereneCurls
Don't worry, my hair's sort of in the no man's...

Don't worry, my hair's sort of in the no man's land between 2c and 3a as well. Tons of people have multiple curl types on different parts of their heads. I like to think it makes each of us unique.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-20-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 439
Posted By SereneCurls
The bolded is definitely a problem of mine. You...

The bolded is definitely a problem of mine. You know how a clothes purging tip is to put clothes that you're on the fence about aside for 6 months (or as long as the season it fits into comes and...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-20-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 439
Posted By SereneCurls
For me, this is a regular goal, and one which...

For me, this is a regular goal, and one which takes regular effort. I am a minimalist because I hate stuff. The more stuff there is in my home, the more irritated and stressed out I feel. If you're...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 01-20-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By SereneCurls
Be very careful with this and monitor your skin's...

Be very careful with this and monitor your skin's reaction closely. Undiluted teatree oil caused icepick scars on my cheeks as a teenager.
Forum: 3 01-20-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By SereneCurls
Yeah, the info on curl patterns having fine or...

Yeah, the info on curl patterns having fine or coarse hair isn't really that useful. There can be 3a hair that's fine, coarse, or anything in between. :)
Forum: Protein-sensitive 01-20-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 191
Posted By SereneCurls
Hey. I don't see any silicones, no protein...

Hey. I don't see any silicones, no protein either, but isopropyl alcohol is a drying alcohol. Some people don't have any issues with this ingredient in a conditioner, but if you notice your hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By SereneCurls
Hey. I wash my hair only a couple times a week,...

Hey. I wash my hair only a couple times a week, and I've done so for years. when I shower between hair washes, I twist my hair up in a clip to get it off my neck, and then just take my shower without...
Forum: 3 01-17-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By SereneCurls
Hi. For me, there is always a layer of surface...

Hi. For me, there is always a layer of surface frizz if I don't use gel. Are there other gels available in stores near you that you could try? My other thought is that you could use conditioner on...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-17-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,100
Posted By SereneCurls
So when you're doing this, is there any way to...

So when you're doing this, is there any way to make sure there's conditioner left only in the length but not at the roots? I usually put my rinse out conditioner on my canopy as well as the length,...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-16-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 499
Posted By SereneCurls
Sleeping in a lab is incredibly difficult, I've...

Sleeping in a lab is incredibly difficult, I've had to do it a couple of times. I have a disorder which limits my deepest sleep phase, so my brain continually wakes itself up into lighter sleep...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-14-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,100
Posted By SereneCurls
So the main benefits here are enhanced curl and...

So the main benefits here are enhanced curl and better moisture retention? Am I getting that right? I can't remember, but I feel like I tried this when my hair was a lot longer and it got weighed...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-13-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By SereneCurls
Ok, thanks guys. Maybe I'll try making sure...

Ok, thanks guys. Maybe I'll try making sure there's more water in my hair when I apply it. I seem to remember that it doesn't do as well for me on its own, but that could have been when my hair was...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-13-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By SereneCurls
All good points. :) Though I think I'm using the...

All good points. :) Though I think I'm using the same technique each time, there could be any number of little differences. I usually comb in my kckt in the shower, then scrunch to stop some of the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-12-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By SereneCurls
I've never really had difficulty using it, but...

I've never really had difficulty using it, but sometimes it gives me light springy curls and other times they're, less awesome? More limp might be a good description. So I'm trying to determine what...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-12-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By SereneCurls
Cleansing before KCCC

Hi everyone. Those of you who style with kccc, how do you cleanse your hair before applying it? Do you co-wash, use a sulfate free poo, etc? If you rotate cleansing methods, do you find you get...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-12-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,060
Posted By SereneCurls
The other big thing I forgot is that since my...

The other big thing I forgot is that since my scalp gets so badly dried out in winter, I've been leaving a liberal amount of aloe gel on it overnight before I wash. I think I might experiment"with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-12-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,060
Posted By SereneCurls
Now that it's winter I've been trying to co-wash...

Now that it's winter I've been trying to co-wash more often, and I've been doing dt's after the washes I need shampoo for. I'm still washing two or three times a week, and diffusing because there's...
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