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Forum: Curly Fitness 03-26-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Fimu
My hair is pretty long, so I just bun it and...

My hair is pretty long, so I just bun it and secure it with two small octopus clips. The curls get weighed down though.

Even though I workout 3 times a week, however, I only rinse/wash my hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By Fimu
Great idea! :D Currently, my hair gets quickly...

Great idea! :D
Currently, my hair gets quickly dry, flyaway-y, brittle and dull (weather conditions not yet favorable for my hair), even though I use a lot of leave-in (but I'm not sure it's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By Fimu
I apply coconut oil the night before wash day,...

I apply coconut oil the night before wash day, and I rinse out the coconut oil with a light conditioner (Inecto for example).
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 43
Posted By Fimu
Question Suggestions conditioners from afro brands like Dark & Lovely?

I suspect that my CG leave-ins + natural oils work insufficiently during cold weather (50F or less), so I want to experiment with conditioners from afro brands like Dark & Lovely, Organics and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-23-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Fimu
*Bump*

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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,562
Posted By Fimu
*Bump* Apparently, the Yes To Tomatoes and...

*Bump*

Apparently, the Yes To Tomatoes and the Yes To Cucumbers conditioners with the old formulation are still sold here :D.

Are the old YTT and YTCuc also still sold in your place?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-01-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 601
Posted By Fimu
The kinkings are the bumps in your strands....

The kinkings are the bumps in your strands. Natural Haven has a clear article about what kinking means: http://www.thenaturalhavenbloom.com/2011/05/curly-vs-kinky-what-is-difference.html

However,...
Forum: High Porosity 03-01-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By Fimu
Basically, my hair needs daily re-moisturizing in...

Basically, my hair needs daily re-moisturizing in the mild, humid winter.

When needed, I apply a penetrating oil on the dry parts before sleeping (sunflower in winter, coconut during summer)....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-01-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 601
Posted By Fimu
I have similar hair texture as you, except that I...

I have similar hair texture as you, except that I have 3b curls.
Did the analysis also tell you whether your hair has kinks or not? Because I suspect that the hair may look more dull if a lot of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-01-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Fimu
How to reduce lint in hair?

My hair loves oils, but oils make my hair into a lint magnet, and lint causes tangling :/. I suspect that my nylon hair tie and winter wear are the main sources of lint.

So what are your methods...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-21-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,167
Posted By Fimu
Hi ladies, I want to share some smartphone...

Hi ladies,

I want to share some smartphone tips with you:
* You can set an alarm for inversions, so you won't forget it.
* Using habit track apps to track your growth aid habits (e.g. scalp...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-04-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,167
Posted By Fimu
Ladies, I just found this recent video where the...

Ladies, I just found this recent video where the vlogger told that she got 2" growth within a day by doing a hot oil treatment + 5 mins inversion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-od9ynv-xsY

I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-02-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,167
Posted By Fimu
I also got to incorporate the longer scalp...

I also got to incorporate the longer scalp massages again lol.

Last week I did an inversion week, but didn't check whether it boosted my growth. I rather check my growth by the henna outgrowth :p....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-25-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,167
Posted By Fimu
Finally I made pictures of my current hair...

Finally I made pictures of my current hair length! The longest parts are grazing "upper-hipbone" length.

Time to trim the ends soon :p. But I'm still deciding whether I will trim next month or in...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-23-2015, 01:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,167
Posted By Fimu
Post I found a link with a "Hairdrenalin potion": ...

I found a link with a "Hairdrenalin potion":
Where I got it from: Relaxed Hair Health: Two inches of Hair Growth in 5 days?!...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-30-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,167
Posted By Fimu
@CoilsonFleek: I don't know if my growth rate is...

@CoilsonFleek: I don't know if my growth rate is enhanced by inversion, but it didn't hurt to continue it. I set an interval timer to massage each scalp section for 1 minute, but I don't use an oil...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-30-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,167
Posted By Fimu
I'm in! Properties * Hair type: weighed...

I'm in!

Properties
* Hair type: weighed down 3b
* Thickness: very coarse mixed with medium
* Kinks in strands: yes
* Porosity: high below shoulders
* Length: 1" above navel (stretched) i.e....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-28-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 808
Posted By Fimu
To prevent tangles and knots, my long hair...

To prevent tangles and knots, my long hair usually goes up or is still in "nighttime braids", but sometimes I also wear it down.
Bf already noticed that raking through my hair is difficult :p
About...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-24-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 350
Posted By Fimu
The only bottleneck may be the sarcosinate, as...

The only bottleneck may be the sarcosinate, as I've read that it may be stripping, like what some people experienced with Dr. Organics shampoo.
But I think the stripping differs per product and per...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-24-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 107
Posted By Fimu
Experiences with Denman brushes?

Curlies with long, coarse, porous hair: what are your experiences with Denman brushes? Or do you prefer a different comb?

Because I was thinking to purchase one for dry-detangling my hair prior...
Forum: 3 12-24-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Fimu
I second CurlyInTheFog about the pillowcase. ...

I second CurlyInTheFog about the pillowcase.

For the rest, I recondition my hair between the washes, which I mix with oil (e.g. almond, olive) to increase the lubrication.
I braid my hair in four...
Forum: 4 12-24-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By Fimu
Since my hair is low elasticity when wet, it's...

Since my hair is low elasticity when wet, it's better for me to dry-detangle prior washing.

So I use a lot of EVOO to lubricate my hair, start with finger-detangling and then proceed with a...
Forum: High Porosity 12-15-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fimu
My guess is to use sealant only on wash day, and...

My guess is to use sealant only on wash day, and rehydrate your hair only with water and conditioner between the washes.
Self I don't mind if my hair weighs down so I don't know that much about...
Forum: High Porosity 12-09-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fimu
About the oils: I noticed that after washing,...

About the oils: I noticed that after washing, mixing conditioner (Yes To Tomatoes) and almond oil on my hands works well for my hair :D. For maintanance rehydration I mix a cheap conditioner also...
Forum: High Porosity 12-04-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,240
Posted By Fimu
Glad that it works for you! :) How long do you...

Glad that it works for you! :)
How long do you do the PT?

Currently I'm in search for a slippery oil, but I was thinking to buy Grapeseed oil anyway.
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