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Forum: 3 Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Selena_M
I've never used devacurl products (too expensive...

I've never used devacurl products (too expensive in my opinion) but it could just be their products don't work for you. If you'd like to try something lighter, VO5 conditioners are light and...
Forum: 3 12-18-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Selena_M
I'd love to help (I doubt how helpful I'll...

I'd love to help (I doubt how helpful I'll actually be, though)! Is there any particular place you'd like to start?
Forum: 3 12-14-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Selena_M
Hi! I feel you on the frizz struggle! ...

Hi! I feel you on the frizz struggle! Personally, there were times I thought I had frizz and it was just breakage, so a trim might help. But otherwise, here are my suggestions:
If you're not too...
Forum: 3 12-14-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By Selena_M
I'm 3b and I tend to like gel for that initial...

I'm 3b and I tend to like gel for that initial hard hold. I wash once a week and if I want to add more product in, I either use a bit of gel mixed with olive oil (applied to dampened hair) or...
Forum: 3 12-14-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By Selena_M
I'm a bit late to this party, but I'm here...

I'm a bit late to this party, but I'm here nonetheless! I feel your frustration over thinking your hair is not improving (your hair is gorgeous, by the way). I agree with some of the other posters...
Forum: 3 12-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Selena_M
It's so good to hear from everyone about their...

It's so good to hear from everyone about their experiences with the CG method! It's good to see there are some non-CG curlies on this site :) Honestly, I thought there would be a bunch of people...
Forum: 3 12-13-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Selena_M
Thanks for the replies! I had checked into the...

Thanks for the replies! I had checked into the TC method while I was searching for something that worked for me and I had totally forgotten she uses 'cones! Her hair is incredibly similar to mine,...
Forum: 3 12-13-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By Selena_M
Unhappy Quitting the Curly Girl Method

Ok guys, I think I'm going to say what very, very few of us type 3 girls say: I'm quitting the curly girl method.

None of this is for lack of trying. I've been going at it for six months now and...
Forum: 3 11-17-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By Selena_M
Breakage

Hello all! This may get kinda long, but here goes...

I recently went CG this past summer. It wasn't a bad transition, but it could have gone a little better as I began experimenting and finding...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,473
Posted By Selena_M
I'm not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but...

I'm not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but I would like to see an improved hairstyle section. Every time I end up over in that section, I learn absolutely nothing and end up going in circles...
Forum: Curly Teens 08-13-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By Selena_M
I can't see your picture, but it's entirely...

I can't see your picture, but it's entirely possible that you're a mix of both! I'd check out your pattern on a good hair day and see if it's more curls or more wavy. Hope that helps a bit lol
Forum: Curly Teens 08-13-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 695
Posted By Selena_M
I agree with Zemaria; a good place to start is...

I agree with Zemaria; a good place to start is figuring out your hair properties. I'm 3b myself and it took some time to figure out what my hair likes and what it doesn't. I don't know what your...
Forum: 3 08-13-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,460
Posted By Selena_M
I just went CG about a month ago and around that...

I just went CG about a month ago and around that time I stopped wearing my hair pulled back in a bun (starting to get some breakage after years of wearing it that way). It took a few mistakes to get...
Forum: 3 08-13-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Selena_M
Oh ok! That makes sense because I stopped...

Oh ok! That makes sense because I stopped wearing my hair in a bun about a month or so ago. Thanks for the reply!
Forum: 3 08-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By Selena_M
Rough and Bumpy When Wet?

Hello! Lately, I've noticed my hair feels kind of rough and bumpy when I wash it. I just went CG about a month ago and I've never really had this problem before. I co-wash every 2 to 4 days,...
Forum: 3 08-12-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Gel
Views: 787
Posted By Selena_M
I tried finding the Wet Looks ingredients online...

I tried finding the Wet Looks ingredients online and I found L.A. Looks Absolute Styling Wet Look Slicking Styling Hair Gel X-Treme Hold. Some of the ingredients listed are Rahnella Soy Protein...
Forum: 3 08-11-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Gel
Views: 787
Posted By Selena_M
Hi! You mention rough patches and your hair...

Hi! You mention rough patches and your hair getting tangly. I tend to stay far, far away from LA looks gel altogether because most (if not all) of their gels have protein in them. In my hair, if...
Forum: 3 07-05-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Selena_M
Thanks everyone! I think I'm definitely going to...

Thanks everyone! I think I'm definitely going to start the transition :)
Forum: 3 07-03-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,467
Posted By Selena_M
I 100% agree with you. The natural movement...

I 100% agree with you. The natural movement started so that African American women could feel pride in the natural shape and texture of their hair. For decades and decades and decades, African...
Forum: 3 07-03-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Selena_M
Thanks for all the answers! Between CG...

Thanks for all the answers! Between CG before/after pics and the answers here, I'm seriously considering transitioning into CG. Are there any suggestions for protein-free, affordable products?
...
Forum: 3 07-02-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Selena_M
Thanks for your response. I'm a bit sad at the...

Thanks for your response. I'm a bit sad at the thought of giving up on Aussie, though, it's just so darn affordable and makes my hair so soft lol!

As for styling products, does anyone have any...
Forum: 3 07-02-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Selena_M
Frizzy 3b

Hi! I've just recently started actually trying to take care of my hair, rather than just using shampoo and conditioner. Using this lovely site, I've learned a lot about my hair: 3b (waist-length...
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 06-30-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Selena_M
Thanks for the tips! As for the hair styles ,...

Thanks for the tips! As for the hair styles , would a simple braid be too damaging or would that be okay?

Thanks again!
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 06-29-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 448
Posted By Selena_M
Thinning Hair/Traction Alopecia

Hi! I'm new here, but I've been reading and researching on this site for a while. Lately, I've noticed the hair at the top front of my head is getting thin. Searching for causes, I learned about...
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