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Forum: 4 03-24-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,781
Posted By shainala
+1. I have 3 different curl sizes (but 1 dominant...

+1. I have 3 different curl sizes (but 1 dominant one) and I keep meaning to take pics but never feel like grabbing the camera to do so when I'm in the middle of messing with my hair.

To the OP...
Forum: 4 03-22-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,385
Posted By shainala
Hey back at you. I was wondering what you ended...

Hey back at you. I was wondering what you ended up doing. Have you tried Kinky Curly Curling Custard yet?
Don't judge by Shea Moisture. I get dry yicky hair from that stuff also! Good luck...
Forum: 4 03-22-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 60,820
Posted By shainala
why the andre walker system is not all that useful

same head, different sizes: curl comparison
check it
Forum: 4 03-22-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,781
Posted By shainala
Crazy curl size difference pic

So I was pulling my hair up and just had to laugh and take a picture when I noticed the difference in the size of these two curls. Thought I'd share the pic.
Talk about sharpie and crochet needle...
Forum: 4 03-22-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 529
Posted By shainala
it's very normal for coily hair to stretch out...

it's very normal for coily hair to stretch out when it is pulled back, and really there is nothing wrong with that unless it is causing alopecia. Try not pulling it back so tight if you don't want...
Forum: 4 03-22-2012, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By shainala
I think your problem might be using the...

I think your problem might be using the Kimmaytube leave-in recipe in a humid climate. Glycerine in the Louisiana dew point would definitely make my hair a frizzy ball. try just using water...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 03-20-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By shainala
have you tried dialy conditioning and wetting...

have you tried dialy conditioning and wetting every day? I'm not a 4b but this minimizes tangles for me.
Forum: 4 03-20-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By shainala
I don't know if I count because I was hooked on...

I don't know if I count because I was hooked on Dominican blow-outs rather than relaxers, but I before I bc'd I definitely noticed that flat hair wasn't as "in" as it was in the 90s and that people...
Forum: 4 03-20-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,063
Posted By shainala
Had to weigh in: So ouidad curl quench heat and...

Had to weigh in:
So ouidad curl quench heat and humidity gel was the first "higher end" styling gel I used. One of my friends told me I should give it a try. I have to say I feel kind of so-so...
Forum: 4 03-16-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 669,886
Posted By shainala
used surya

Well I went for it, decided to dye my hair "chocolate" with Surya henna from Whole Foods. I love it. Certainly seemed to tame the fly-aways I get sometimes on foggy days like today. And I like that...
Forum: 4 03-15-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,437
Posted By shainala
This model has hair a bit past her shoulders ...

This model has hair a bit past her shoulders
MelissaChanel: NATURAL HAIR Inspiration (http://www.melissachanel.com/2011/09/natural-hair-inspiration.html)
Forum: 4 03-15-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 306,979
Posted By shainala
lovin the Dew Point Today

Yay Glycerin is back!

I got a little aggressive finger-combing my hair in the shower today - ripped out a knot. I was pretty peeved at myself, but then I styled with some Donna Marie and I'm in...
Forum: 4 03-13-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 669,886
Posted By shainala
has anyone tried the premixed henna at whole...

has anyone tried the premixed henna at whole foods? I always find henna waaay too messy when I mix it myself.
Forum: 4 03-13-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,484
Posted By shainala
This is tragic. It's also sad what they made...

This is tragic. It's also sad what they made their little girl do: Toddlers & Tiaras - Permanent Mascara - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuChQN7o_DM&feature=relmfu)
I have to say however...
Forum: 4 03-13-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,437
Posted By shainala
I think when we are talking about those who...

I think when we are talking about those who "don't qualify" we are looking at their hair not representing the majority. If you look at the "typical" 4a or 4b hair it does not look like haircrush or...
Forum: 4 03-13-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,437
Posted By shainala
I guess I'm a little confused by some of the...

I guess I'm a little confused by some of the comments on this thread. A lot of folks who I thought didn't subscribe to the hair-typing thing seem to be making definitive statements about the...
Forum: 4 03-08-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,134
Posted By shainala
Hitting out of the park: Upper Management Gel. ...

Hitting out of the park: Upper Management Gel. For the last three months going, I'm loving both the mild hold and the frizz control without any drying
Miss and a Hit: Curl Queen by Curl Junkie
I...
Forum: 4 03-02-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 30,970
Posted By shainala
I wet and condition daily and wash every other...

I wet and condition daily and wash every other day. conditioner-washing won't dry your hair out.
Forum: 4 03-01-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,284
Posted By shainala
Hey Hey! I'm new here too :) Do you mean...

Hey Hey! I'm new here too :)

Do you mean putting my hair in twists, then washing each section individually, taking the twists out each time? Or just putting it in twists, washing the twists and...
Forum: 4 02-29-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 815
Posted By shainala
I have a lot of red ends. Red hair runs in my...

I have a lot of red ends. Red hair runs in my family so I just figure that is how it manifests in me? *Shrug.*
Forum: 3 02-28-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By shainala
if you find your hair is too soft after your sm...

if you find your hair is too soft after your sm stylers, you might try a styler with more hold that is aloe based. I tend to think puffiness isn't from too much conditioner but from your moisture not...
Forum: 3 02-28-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By shainala
I agree. The Daily Fix is a cleanser. If you...

I agree. The Daily Fix is a cleanser. If you want you could use it without doing another rinse out conditioner and just using a bit of leave-in. What (if anything) are you using as a styler? ...
Forum: 4 02-28-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By shainala
it's hard to tell since your roots look different...

it's hard to tell since your roots look different from your ends and your hair is wet in at least two of the pics. There is a what's my hair type thread up above with links and information. But you...
Forum: 4 02-27-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,284
Posted By shainala
So I bought it on a whim, and I was kinda nervous...

So I bought it on a whim, and I was kinda nervous because I am not a fan of the DM miracurl curling gelly ( think it smells a little bit like a bathroom air freshener and the dews are still a bit too...
Forum: 4 02-27-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,284
Posted By shainala
Kinky Curly is wonderful, I love it, but it is...

Kinky Curly is wonderful, I love it, but it is expensive so you have to keep that in mind. I find I get very similar results with the Upper Management Gel.
The goal with the gel is to define the...
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