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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-18-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By thecurlycockney
I loved bluebloods comment. Cones have a bad rep...

I loved bluebloods comment. Cones have a bad rep but they have evolved and if they work for you, keep using them! Coco betaine and glucoside can remove silicones, I personally use the Palmers...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 05-18-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,513
Posted By thecurlycockney
Organix coconut milk serum is excellent, the...

Organix coconut milk serum is excellent, the first three ingredients are good silicone heat protectants: cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone and cyclotetrasiloxane. It also contains proteins: hydrolized...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-18-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By thecurlycockney
Then she needs a shampoo..... I'll be very...

Then she needs a shampoo.....

I'll be very surprised of ACV doesn't remove silicones....I use ACV to clean my kitchen and bathroom and it works better than household detergents and supermarket...
Forum: 3 05-17-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By thecurlycockney
I was actually just about to do a youtube video...

I was actually just about to do a youtube video on this!

Hair care can be difficult in the summer because the heat raises the cuticle, so the key for summer hair care is to keep the cuticle sealed...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-17-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By thecurlycockney
Hello :) It sounds to me like you simply...

Hello :)

It sounds to me like you simply just need to clarify. It sounds like theres buildup in your hair thats been mounting up for a while so the good old trusted products and oils just aren't...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-14-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 30,440
Posted By thecurlycockney
I'm a 3c curly londoner and I do not bother with...

I'm a 3c curly londoner and I do not bother with salons AT ALL. I think it's important for us to learn how to do our own hair because for whatever reason stylists just can't be trusted! Even the...
Forum: Transitioning 04-09-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By thecurlycockney
Bless you! I know what you mean! All I can say is...

Bless you! I know what you mean! All I can say is fight that temptation! If you flat iron or colour, all you're doing is taking yourself back to step 1 :( In my transitioning stage, I just used to...
Forum: All-natural hair care 04-01-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 26,238
Posted By thecurlycockney
Baking Soda is pretty terrible for hair. Again,...

Baking Soda is pretty terrible for hair. Again, it's best for low porosity hair as they need help lifting the cuticle and oilier scalps. Baking soda has a PH of 8.3 so this is pretty much the same PH...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 04-01-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,182
Posted By thecurlycockney
Thank you so much for posting this recipe! I will...

Thank you so much for posting this recipe! I will definitely try this at some point this week! x
Forum: Protein-craving 04-01-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,308
Posted By thecurlycockney
Hello :) I have medium strands and I find...

Hello :)

I have medium strands and I find that my hair naturally thrives on protein to keep it's strength up. In fact, I didn't start retaining moisture and length until I incorporated protein...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 04-01-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,618
Posted By thecurlycockney
Sorry it's taken so long for me to respond! I've...

Sorry it's taken so long for me to respond! I've only just seen this! Thank you so much for your feedback and advice!

When you say the treatment does a number on the hair dye, had you lightened...
Forum: Protein-craving 03-27-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,158
Posted By thecurlycockney
Thank you for welcoming me and thank you for your...

Thank you for welcoming me and thank you for your advice. The Vitale hair mayonnaise has the following ingredients - water, olive oil, hydrolysed oat protein, hydrolysed soy protein, glycerin,...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-26-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,054
Posted By thecurlycockney
Here's a good video on low heat straightening!...

Here's a good video on low heat straightening! The youtuber has coloured hair too so it's definitely relevant for you!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUmeAWhZs2U

x
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-26-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By thecurlycockney
I think the problem that you may be having is the...

I think the problem that you may be having is the Organix Coconut Milk serum, the dimethicone is what leaves your hair greasy and will weigh it down so it hinders the curl pattern. Plus I find second...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-26-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,054
Posted By thecurlycockney
Also do regular Apple Cider Vinegar rinses to...

Also do regular Apple Cider Vinegar rinses to keep the cuticle flat and the protein and moisture in the shaft. Our hair is acidic so when we put diluted ACV, it responds by shutting the cuticle. A...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-26-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,054
Posted By thecurlycockney
Yep it definitely sounds like you need protein!...

Yep it definitely sounds like you need protein! Whenever you do anything chemical, always try a protein treatment. By bleaching, you're stripping away the outer cortex and exposing the keratin bonds,...
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 03-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,908
Posted By thecurlycockney
Grapeseed and Argan oil are great for fine hair :)

Grapeseed and Argan oil are great for fine hair :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-25-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,994
Posted By thecurlycockney
I LOVE this post! What bothers me a lot about...

I LOVE this post! What bothers me a lot about this forum is I've seen so many examples of people asking for help or advice, e.g. "looking to go blonde, anyone know how to maintain this?" and I've...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-25-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By thecurlycockney
A great person to watch on YouTube is Electrik TV...

A great person to watch on YouTube is Electrik TV hun, she does this all the time yet still has long defined curls. I personally don't dye my hair anymore as I make it's health a priority over...
Forum: Transitioning 03-25-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By thecurlycockney
Aww thank you! I hope you find them helpful :)....

Aww thank you! I hope you find them helpful :). Just remember hair is dead, it can't be repaired. So if you find your hair springing back into curls after a period of being straight, it could never...
Forum: Protein-craving 03-24-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By thecurlycockney
It varies from person to person. My hair is...

It varies from person to person. My hair is addicted to protein, I try to do a treatment once a week. My boyfriend on the other hand doesn't need it at all, whenever he uses my products they always...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-24-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,054
Posted By thecurlycockney
The same happened to me hun and I revived my hair...

The same happened to me hun and I revived my hair with regular protein treatments and trims! I used Redken CAT, Joico K-Pak Re constructor and Aphogee like crazy. Your hair literally sucks it up...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,342
Posted By thecurlycockney
I like the CG method but I see it as a guideline...

I like the CG method but I see it as a guideline rather than a rule. I do use cones, amodimethicone only normally and dimethicone (in serums) in my rare flat iron. I hate the build up that I...
Forum: Transitioning 03-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By thecurlycockney
The Aphogee Two Step Treatment is excellent! I...

The Aphogee Two Step Treatment is excellent! I also use a lo of Redken CAT too x
Forum: Transitioning 03-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By thecurlycockney
Protein fixes nearly all :)

Hair can't be repaired when it's truly damaged, but there is a lot you can do to protect the hair cortex before it reaches the damaged stage. Straightness is a warning sign, even dryness is just a...
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