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Forum: 2 Today, 06:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,520
Posted By hookilau
low poo?

Oops. Accidentally tripped on a 'cone :confused5:
Anyone know if I can use this shampoo to clarify?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-27-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By hookilau
Click on your username in the upper left hand of...

Click on your username in the upper left hand of your screen on the menu bar, then from the drop down menu, choose on 'edit my account'...scroll down, then add pic :hello2:
Forum: 2 02-27-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 141
Posted By hookilau
I find Shea Moisture too heavy for me too. I...

I find Shea Moisture too heavy for me too.

I liked it at first, but I realize now that it was because I had used it to follow up with a weekly Protein Tx.

I tried to use it in between as a...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 02-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By hookilau
Curl type aside, the properties of your hair is...

Curl type aside, the properties of your hair is more important.

The only time I ever consider my curl type is in terms of styling or haircuts but not products.

Here's a great place to start:...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-24-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By hookilau
fo sho honey :laughing6: I think heating it...

fo sho honey :laughing6:

I think heating it may do some undesirable things to it and the remainder may be lost in one fell swoop.

That stuff aint cheap :sad7:
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 02-24-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,161
Posted By hookilau
I was there several times in the last 5 years for...

I was there several times in the last 5 years for both curly cuts and not curly. Well, not a dry cut....Erica has never cut my hair dry.

I heard about it from this site originally. There have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-21-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 724
Posted By hookilau
:laughing4: wait...wuh? Am I the only one...

:laughing4:
wait...wuh?

Am I the only one who finds this notion makes me want bigger and curlier hair?
Don't judge me :rolleyes:...
Forum: 2 02-21-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By hookilau
My hair is shoulder length when curly and not...

My hair is shoulder length when curly and not quite armpit length when stretched.

I definitely found it challenging with shorter hair when I first re-started cg again the beginning of Feb or so. ...
Forum: 2 02-21-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By hookilau
It's not a cream but more of a jelly product. It...

It's not a cream but more of a jelly product. It contains no silicones or polyquats. I wash maybe 2x per week, and I either rake or scrunch about a TBLS (total, for my whole head. My hair is not...
Forum: 2 02-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By hookilau
My hair doesn't care about winter and...

My hair doesn't care about winter and contradictory humectants. So far, it's more, more and gimmme more :blob3:

Can you tell me about the Queen Helene Royal Curl shaping creme?
How do you use...
Forum: 3 02-19-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By hookilau
For me, it's alll about the products. Without...

For me, it's alll about the products. Without them, I got me a straight-ish frizzy mess. It's an interesting look :toothy3: but not one I relish sporting!

KCCC is one of my HG products that I...
Forum: 3 02-19-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By hookilau
To get more responses, pics would help greatly =)...

To get more responses, pics would help greatly =)

I expect that once the cut is grown out your curls will rebound.

After all, it's the way it springs from your head, so all new growth will be...
Forum: 3 02-18-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By hookilau
Just this past weekend, I saw KCCC at Walgreen's...

Just this past weekend, I saw KCCC at Walgreen's :occasion7:
Forum: 3 02-18-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By hookilau
Totally agree with this. For me, I had to give...

Totally agree with this. For me, I had to give it all up and find something else to occupy my time. There came a point where the minutia of hair care/styling/products just took over.

No one...
Forum: 3 02-18-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 297
Posted By hookilau
I've had the same experience. Hay is a very good...

I've had the same experience. Hay is a very good description of what it felt like when dry, however, once wet, it felt totally soft and luxurious.

I also use it to seal because anything with...
Forum: 3 02-17-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By hookilau
Thanks for the tips guys =) I ended up tying...

Thanks for the tips guys =)

I ended up tying a silky bandanna on my head ala totally cute babooshka (um, not really) and wore a long sleeved tee with a hood that I pinned to cover the bandanna. ...
Forum: 3 02-17-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By hookilau
hats, snowing & winter weather

How do you protect your hairstyle when the weather is doing it's thing?

Wind makes my hair limp, hoods make it flat & stupid on top and hats just flatten the whole thing.

Would love to know...
Forum: 2 02-16-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By hookilau
I used to have the same issue. I only had...

I used to have the same issue.

I only had about 2 or 3 'moves' with styling my hair before the particular curl I was working with became over-handled and ended up a wave. :confused3: It turns out...
Forum: 2 02-16-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By hookilau
Red face I know people don't like to use humectants in the...

I know people don't like to use humectants in the winter, because they find they can be drying, but I'm finding this isn't holding true for me.

I can't seem to get enough and our DP's are crazy...
Forum: 2 02-11-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By hookilau
Lots going on here =) I'm also a rebound curly. ...

Lots going on here =) I'm also a rebound curly.

If I were you, I'd go back to what works and use that as a starting point. Read the labels and start to recognize the ingredients that work for...
Forum: 2 02-07-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By hookilau
heavy doses of humectants in winter

Brief summary of hair properties:
solid 2b, or maybe a weak 2c
normal porosity
fine to medium hair strands

With good technique, I get sidewalk chalk sized S curls and large ringlets when they...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 05-24-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By hookilau
o.m.g. it's in *everything*. :evil5:...

o.m.g.

it's in *everything*. :evil5: insidious. This confirms it for me though.

After attempting to go protein free to get over the Renpure thing, I re-traced my steps and think I've got it...
Forum: 2 05-24-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 739
Posted By hookilau
It's the re-purposed part that I strongly object...

It's the re-purposed part that I strongly object to. I didn't discard my words, thoughts, ideas or musings, so why is it right for someone else to come along and print them for THEIR purposes? I...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 05-15-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By hookilau
damn it:sad2: Thank you Goin' Grey. I...

damn it:sad2:

Thank you Goin' Grey. I bought & used the coordinating poo. No adverse affects at the moment but now I'm not sure I want to risk another nightmare. My hair doesn't feel...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-15-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,783
Posted By hookilau
Almost 2 years and also still evolving or rather,...

Almost 2 years and also still evolving or rather, still developing a deep understanding. Learning that my hair cannot handle proteins and keeping hydrated so far gives me curls that makes family...
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