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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-31-2007, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By TeresaS
Has anyone spritzed their hair with shea butter...

Has anyone spritzed their hair with shea butter or some other moisturizing oil before swimming in chlorinated water? I don't know if that would work or not, but it seems that it might resist the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By TeresaS
It may take a bit for your hair to settle down...

It may take a bit for your hair to settle down and return to "normal"... Your hair is used to being stripped of moisture which, for me at least, increases natural oil production.

You need to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-02-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,800
Posted By TeresaS
I have been using Biotera and am going to switch...

I have been using Biotera and am going to switch to something else. I have been having a lot of build-up and my hair is looking greasy/producty. I am blaming the poly-4, which is the main...
Forum: Recipes — for hair and body 01-02-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 43,453
Posted By TeresaS
Does anyone have problems with Fruit of the Earth...

Does anyone have problems with Fruit of the Earth aloe vera curdling when mixed with conditioner? I have tried mixing it with several conditioners, including VO5 Freesia. Why is it acting like...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-25-2006, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,493
Posted By TeresaS
methylchloroisothiazolinone CG friendly?

I see the ingredients methylchloroisothiazolinone and methylisothiazolinone in most cheap conditioners. I did a google search to see what they are and what they do, but I didn't come up with much.
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-23-2006, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By TeresaS
Mop Top Lemon Sage Daily Conditioner

Does/has anyone used this, how did you like it?

Also, where can it be purchased? The only place I can find it is at Curlmart, I am looking around hoping that I can find a discounted site or sale...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-19-2006, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By TeresaS
The only conditioner I use right now is TRESemmé...

The only conditioner I use right now is TRESemmé Vitamin E Moisture Rich Conditioner.

INGREDIENTS: Water (aqua), Quaternium-18, Cetyl Alcohol, Stearamidopropyl Dimethylamine, Cocodimonium...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-18-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,394
Posted By TeresaS
are those CG approved?

are those CG approved?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-18-2006, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By TeresaS
When I was younger I had beautiful bouncy curls. ...

When I was younger I had beautiful bouncy curls. I was using sulfate shampoo, some conditioner, and a light gel with silicones.

After several years on that routine, my hair turned terribley...
Forum: Recipes — for hair and body 12-12-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,244
Posted By TeresaS
:idea: Aaahh. That makes sense. So does it dry...

:idea: Aaahh. That makes sense. So does it dry out the hair?
Forum: Recipes — for hair and body 12-09-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,381
Posted By TeresaS
is it dangerous to add more lavender?

is it dangerous to add more lavender?
Forum: Recipes — for hair and body 12-09-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,244
Posted By TeresaS
I was wondering what the salt does to the hair...

I was wondering what the salt does to the hair and why this works, so I googled it. I found out that the salt absorbs excess oil and balances the pH, as I understand it.

So, would this be good...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-09-2006, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By TeresaS
what do they do to soften/silken the hair?

what do they do to soften/silken the hair?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-09-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By TeresaS
Vinegar/Lemon Juice Rinses: can you overdo it?

How often do you rinse with vinegar or lemon juice?

Can you do it too often? What will happen if I do it too much?


I rinse with one or the other about twice a week.

Does it just remove...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-07-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 701
Posted By TeresaS
I read that paragraph in the book then said " :?...

I read that paragraph in the book then said " :? Great :roll: " very sarcasticly.

Here's the problem. That paragraph really left me frustrated. I don't know what Emollients, Proteins,...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 12-07-2006, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By TeresaS
I agree!!!! I found a very extensive list in the...

I agree!!!! I found a very extensive list in the article section of this site, but it does not tell me whether the ingredients are good or bad!

I want to know the BEST ingredients that are...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2006, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,591
Posted By TeresaS
Alcohol? Polyquaternium? Good or Bad for hair?

I am confused about the alcohol found in most conditioners. What does cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, and the like do to one's hair?

I was under the impression that alcohol dries out hair...
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By TeresaS
Thanks. What do I do when my hair gets...

Thanks.

What do I do when my hair gets naturally oily? Conditioner does not seem to remove it.

Do I just give my hair time to adjust to no shampoo and live with the oily hair?


Also, is it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-02-2006, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By TeresaS
Oily Hair... Want soft curls!

This is my first week doing the no shampoo thing.

Three nights ago, I decided to Deep Condition over night with the Love is in the Hair recipe. I used the full amount of extra-virgin olive oil...
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