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Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 12-03-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 877
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
Long Hair Stylist in New Orleans?

Does anyone out there know a stylist who is good with long hair in NOLA? I've been going to a curly stylist who can't seem to grasp the concept of not taking 3 inches when I come in for a 6-month...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 11-05-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,985
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
have any of you tried not using silicones and...

have any of you tried not using silicones and sulfates on your skin? avoiding silicones made my cystic acne clear up...i have no problems with oils on my skin, apparently, just dimethicone. i don't...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 10-29-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 886
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
I avoid silicones in my skin care products. I...

I avoid silicones in my skin care products. I suffered from cystic acne for years starting when i was 21 or 22. during that time i used only "sensitive skin/oil free" type products (the moisturizer...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-26-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
thanks for the support/advice! as it...

thanks for the support/advice!

as it happens, I am not at all afraid of the occasional (or not-so-occasional : )shampoos and I was wondering if their might have been something still clinging...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-25-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
i was either (or both) in need of protein and...

i was either (or both) in need of protein and overconditioned a couple weeks back. so i used the nexxus emergencee. didn't notice a huge change, but my hair seemed to like it. shinier and softer.
...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-21-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
basically it's just been looking bad. like the...

basically it's just been looking bad. like the worst of all worlds, not curly enough to look curly, too frizzy and piecey to look wavy. and the way it's been clumping it tangles and then looks like i...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-21-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
I won't buy anything with panthenol. I am not, I...

I won't buy anything with panthenol. I am not, I suppose, 100% sure it's an issue, but it was the ONLY common ingredient in 3 different products that made my hair freak out. One was a shampoo, and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-21-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
and *THAT'S* why I don't brush anymore

My hair has been craptastic lately. Clumping into tangled strings and looking like I slept on it for a week and didn't even glance in a mirror before going out...on FIRST DAY HAIR!!!

So today I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-19-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
thanks! anyone else tried it with another styler?

thanks! anyone else tried it with another styler?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-18-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
FSG users: who can it play with?

Sorry if this is a topic that has been covered in one of the flax-seed gel(lee) topics floating around. But I hadn't seen too many people talking about what they've tried pairing FSG with, and to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-18-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
a few weeks back i was trying desperately to get...

a few weeks back i was trying desperately to get my hair properly moisturized after something set it off (still not sure what, hard water? build-up from some unidentifiable ingredient that took 5...
Forum: 2 02-18-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
sorry you're having such an issue! not sure...

sorry you're having such an issue!

not sure how much help this will actually be if it's not a moisture issue, but a few things stick out on that side of things:

you may be shampooing too...
Forum: 2 02-16-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,892
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
so have any of us found techniques that maybe...

so have any of us found techniques that maybe don't work for stronger curl patterns but do work for us?

for example, what is involved in making your hair look like mila kunis's in Forgetting...
Forum: 2 02-16-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,892
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
guilty. :) for some people (like me) it...

guilty. :)

for some people (like me) it might have to do with the inconsistency of curls. there are parts of my hair that boing and make spirals. so as the thread originator said, there's that...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 02-16-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
interesting. and if you look at the wavy threads,...

interesting. and if you look at the wavy threads, a lot talk about curl envy. does that count, if you have naturally curly hair but want more curl? :)
Forum: 2 02-15-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,892
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
what an intriguing point you bring up. I'm very...

what an intriguing point you bring up. I'm very curious to see what everyone says.

I am still not sure whether I'm properly a wavy or a very loose 3a curly. And this creates the question of what...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 02-14-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 620
Views: 78,416
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
you might try making some of the flax seed gel at...

you might try making some of the flax seed gel at home, to get an idea if this magical potion of BB's would work for you (I've been wondering if i should give it a try, myself : ). it's super-easy,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-14-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,186
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
zero, unless i'm going out at night, and even...

zero, unless i'm going out at night, and even then it has to look really bad. i have yet to find a way to touch up that doesn't ultimately worsen the frizz/tangled look. i don't have the patience to...
Forum: 2 02-12-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
on the 2b or 2c question, depends how you mean...

on the 2b or 2c question, depends how you mean the letter. the naturally curly system uses that as a measure of the hair's texture (fine/med/coarse) while the fia system uses it as a designation of...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-12-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
thanks for correcting me on the clarifying vs....

thanks for correcting me on the clarifying vs. acidifying, boomy!

and for pointing out that not everyone needs to slather their hair with condish. i am very envious! not having to co-wash AND...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-12-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
giovanni 50-50 for a low-poo GVP version of...

giovanni 50-50 for a low-poo
GVP version of nexxus aloe rid for the occasional hard water build-up issue
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 02-12-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 256,863
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
eche428, I'm glad to know it's not just me. It's...

eche428, I'm glad to know it's not just me. It's certainly no problem for me to pair it with a leave-in...it was just so shockingly horriblly squeaky! LOVED the dry results, though, so i think the...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 02-12-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 256,863
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
anyone else have this feeling?

so i whipped up a batch of the standard FSG (no additions except some grapeseed oil) this morning. actually i had to make two because i let the first one go too long and it wouldn't strain, yikes! ...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-12-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
ps - you're a lovely girl with hair that looks...

ps - you're a lovely girl with hair that looks like it will be gorgeous with some TLC! hope you can find a routine that works to do that, even if it doesn't end up being CG.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-12-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By LouisianaLeigh
1. Did you do one last clarifying shampoo with a...

1. Did you do one last clarifying shampoo with a silicone-free sulfate shampoo before you stopped using shampoo? If you didn't clear off any lingering cones, they could be trapping moisture out of...
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