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Forum: Makeup/skin care Today, 06:20 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By kathymack
I am an admitted lip balm addict. My lips chap...

I am an admitted lip balm addict. My lips chap and crack easily if I don't put something on it. My favorite is to use the EW melt and pour lotion bar Lotion Bar (Melt & Pour) - Buy Wholesale & Bulk...
Forum: Makeup/skin care Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 333
Posted By kathymack
It's interesting. When I did a google search of...

It's interesting. When I did a google search of soap, IMHO, Dove really isn't a "soap," since it contains detergent (s.) "Back in the day," when the detergent based "soaps" came out, a big...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 03-04-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 333
Posted By kathymack
Did a search and you can buy E45 on Amazon....

Did a search and you can buy E45 on Amazon. Several places in UK ship it to US. They have some ingredients on the front--two types of paraffin and lanolin. I understand why it locks moisture in, but...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 03-04-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 333
Posted By kathymack
Not sure what you mean by that. I looked up the...

Not sure what you mean by that. I looked up the ingredients for the Dove "Beauty Bar." They had 3 bars. I only check the ingredients for 2 of them. They appeared to be fairly similar. Here are the...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 03-04-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 333
Posted By kathymack
DH used to switch from Safeguard to Dove in the...

DH used to switch from Safeguard to Dove in the winter because of dry, itchy skin. I got him using natural soap bars 7+ years ago and he never switch back to either one. Even HE noticed the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-04-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 114
Posted By kathymack
It's really hard to give advice without more...

It's really hard to give advice without more information. Hair properties are really important for choosing ingredients/products. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair Basics | Live Curly...
Forum: Curly Teens 03-03-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 88
Posted By kathymack
I haven't chemically straightened since 1967!...

I haven't chemically straightened since 1967! Worn it curly since 1973, or so. Never used products until I started lurking on nc.com in 2007. My hair got a lot curlier. So, it just depends. A good...
Forum: 3 03-02-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By kathymack
The one caution I would give is to question about...

The one caution I would give is to question about how you determined your hair is LP. Everyone thinks they have LP hair because of the float test, which is notoriously unreliable. Dry time is the...
Forum: 2 03-01-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By kathymack
+ 1 to rbb's comments. If you're waiting for the...

+ 1 to rbb's comments. If you're waiting for the CG book to explain everything. I fear you'll be disappointed. It doesn't have the "technical" information you may be craving. It does have a great DVD...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 03-01-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 293
Posted By kathymack
I've had friends that had cats with significant...

I've had friends that had cats with significant kidney disease that fed prescription dry food that they got from the vet. One cat only had one kidney that didn't function well. With TLC, special food...
Forum: 3 03-01-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By kathymack
First thing to do is give everyone more...

First thing to do is give everyone more information. What are your hair properties?? They are the basic place to start with ingredients/products. Here's a link if you don't know them Curly Hair...
Forum: 2 03-01-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By kathymack
Hair type is relatively unimportant because it's...

Hair type is relatively unimportant because it's transient depending on dewpoints, products, technique and haircut. You're better off knowing your hair properties. Here's a link to help you with...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 03-01-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 293
Posted By kathymack
According to our vet and good friend who is a...

According to our vet and good friend who is a well respected breeder, it's best to feed cats from ceramic or stainless steel dishes. You can go to Walmart and buy some inexpensive people bowls, as...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 02-28-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By kathymack
Here's something I just wrote on another thread: ...

Here's something I just wrote on another thread:

"I have a confession to make. When I started on nc.com, CJ CCCC was one of my favorite products. I hadn't used it in ages. Received a sample in...
Forum: 2 02-28-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,915
Posted By kathymack
Curl Junkie has a lot of products that you might...

Curl Junkie has a lot of products that you might like--I use the regular CCCC. I love all the Sevi products, the Argan Babassu Lotion is great. There are some creamy leave ins, like the SSI Coco...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-28-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By kathymack
In order people to help, they need to know more...

In order people to help, they need to know more about your hair--hair properties is a thing you need to know and share. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair Basics | Live Curly Live Free...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 02-28-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 333
Posted By kathymack
As one gets older, your skin gets dryer. In all...

As one gets older, your skin gets dryer. In all likelihood, it's the low dewpoints combined with the heat being on that's sucking the moisture from your skin. One thing I'd suggest is not washing...
Forum: 2 02-28-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By kathymack
Dry canopy is a universal problem. It's the most...

Dry canopy is a universal problem. It's the most exposed. In order for people to help, it's good to give more information--especially hair properties. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair...
Forum: 2 02-27-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,915
Posted By kathymack
Curl Junkie has a lot of products that you might...

Curl Junkie has a lot of products that you might like--I use the regular CCCC. I love all the Sevi products, the Argan Babassu Lotion is great. There are some creamy leave ins, like the SSI Coco...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 02-27-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By kathymack
I used them when I first joined nc.com and was...

I used them when I first joined nc.com and was trying EVERYTHING that anyone mentioned. I didn't find them to be anything special. There were ingredient changes for cheaper ingredients, like mineral...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 02-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By kathymack
Forgot to add this. Here's a link to Curl Junkie...

Forgot to add this. Here's a link to Curl Junkie Marsha's blog Curl Junkie - Natural Hair Care for all types of Curly Hair!: My 2 cents on Protein/Texture/Porosity/Moisture Balance! :-)...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 02-26-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 87
Posted By kathymack
Curl type is relatively unimportant because it's...

Curl type is relatively unimportant because it's transient (weather, products, technique, etc.) It's hair properties that really matter. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair Basics | Live...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 02-26-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By kathymack
Many of us started out with Deva, thought we...

Many of us started out with Deva, thought we liked it and then moved on to things we like a lot more. It's a lot of trial and error, but you'll find things that work for you.
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 02-26-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By kathymack
Glad to hear that you're finding things that work...

Glad to hear that you're finding things that work for you. Tiffany wrote an e-book years ago--all the information in one place. I just checked to see if it's available. It was a bargain at the...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-26-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 180
Posted By kathymack
Sounds like you have everything under control! ...

Sounds like you have everything under control!

DH would probably send you my 2 parrots to complete your menagerie. He hates them (and the feeling is mutual, LOL!)
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