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Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 09-03-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,962
Posted By mamato2
Long thick hair accessories

Ditto on the Flexi-8. Hands down the best hair accessory I've ever bought for my hair. They are well worth the investment. I have 3 - a small, medium and large that I wear for half-up styles,...
Forum: Low Porosity 04-18-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,554
Posted By mamato2
Steam Vs. Heat Cap for LPs

Which is better for Low Porosity Curlies? Using a steamer or using heat cap/or shower cap under a dryer for deep conditioning?
:dontknow:
Forum: 3 11-11-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,112
Posted By mamato2
Thumbs up After combing through my conditioner in the...

After combing through my conditioner in the shower, I braid (sometimes twist) my hair in 4 sections.
Then after other shower rituals, I rinse my hair with the braids in it. (I don't squeeze out)....
Forum: 4 06-15-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,134
Posted By mamato2
Thumbs up I agree with Rayne. Banding is really great for...

I agree with Rayne. Banding is really great for stretching hair. I use the cloth-covered bands on my daughter's hair. The more bands you use, the more stretched the hair will be.

Check out...
Forum: 3 07-24-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By mamato2
Thumbs up I use Alba botanicals leave-in under KCCC. It...

I use Alba botanicals leave-in under KCCC. It makes it less crunchy. Usually after day 2 it is nice and soft. I've been getting 4-day hair.
Forum: 4 03-28-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,739
Posted By mamato2
Thumbs up Hi DeeJay, I'm glad you found this site, you...

Hi DeeJay,
I'm glad you found this site, you will learn alot from all the ladies here.

You might try looking up how to do twist-outs, braid-outs, or bantu knot-outs for some variety to your...
Forum: 4 03-26-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,257
Posted By mamato2
Thanks DeeJay, What a relief! :cheers:I was...

Thanks DeeJay,
What a relief! :cheers:I was just concerned about the dandruff that has crusted along some of the braids in the front. Do you dilute the ACV with water, then apply it to the scalp? ...
Forum: 4 03-25-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,257
Posted By mamato2
Beginning of traction alopecia?

Two weeks ago I had my 13yo daughter's hair done in box braids, for a "low-maintenance" style for track season.
Day 1 -Okay, a little soreness.
Day 2 -Soreness and headache. Gave ibuprofen.
Day 4...
Forum: 3 02-16-2010, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By mamato2
Not sure what part of Hampton Roads you are from,...

Not sure what part of Hampton Roads you are from, but Marca from Ambience Salon on Orcutt Ave. in Newport News gave me a great cut and the best blow-out I've had when I was transitioning. I have...
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-30-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,690
Posted By mamato2
Have you tried Jane Carter Nourish & Shine?

Have you tried Jane Carter Nourish & Shine?
Forum: 3 09-10-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By mamato2
3c's: How do you have your hair cut?

Help! My hair is making me look like one of Marge Simpson's sisters:cry:. I need some suggestions on how to get it cut into a decent style. My APL hair is 3B/C-ish, and I am still transitioning with...
Forum: 3 09-06-2009, 12:05 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 23,356
Posted By mamato2
I'm half Filipino and half African-American....

I'm half Filipino and half African-American. Mom's from the P.I. and Dad's from PA.:love8:
Forum: Celebs' hair 08-19-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 176,583
Posted By mamato2
Rochelle Aytes, Medea's Family Reunion ...

Rochelle Aytes, Medea's Family Reunion
http://images.starpulse.com/Photos/Previews/Rochelle-Aytes-dr01.jpg (http://www.starpulse.com/Actresses/Aytes,_Rochelle/gallery/TTO-005412/)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-19-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By mamato2
Thanks everyone for your replies. ...

Thanks everyone for your replies.

Brandilyne, I'm with you on the one good solid combo, but I'm always searching for the one good solid cheap and readily accessible (i.e. not having to buy online...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-14-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By mamato2
Endless journey....

How long did it take you to finally get down with a routine that finally works for you, HGs and all? I am enjoying my transitional journey and discovering what my hair can do (and not do), but at...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 08-13-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,082
Posted By mamato2
A small palmful of coconut oil helps me SOTC.

A small palmful of coconut oil helps me SOTC.
Forum: 3 08-10-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By mamato2
Just tried IC Fantasia for the first time this...

Just tried IC Fantasia for the first time this morning. Since Whole Foods kicked KCCC up to $30, thought I would give this a try--Loved it !:thumbup:

I used Alba Botanica Leave-In Conditioner...
Forum: 4 07-18-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By mamato2
Unraveling twists with no frizz

Very gently unraveling and PRAYING for no frizz
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I have recently read that when you take twists out, it is best to unravel them from the top down to the ends by putting a fingertip...
Forum: 3 06-27-2009, 09:22 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 320,773
Posted By mamato2
My hair inspiration....

Rochelle Aytes from Madea's Family Reunion....

I can't wait til I fully transition!:hello1:

http://images.starpulse.com/Photos/Previews/Rochelle-Aytes-dr01.jpg...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 03-29-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 621
Posted By mamato2
Exclamation Maxiglide users,

What kind of heat protectant do you use with your Maxiglide? I used Silk Elements heat protectant spray I bought at Sally's, and the blue paint/coating bubbled up and actually started peeling off!
...
Forum: Transitioning 03-25-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,777
Posted By mamato2
You might try first braiding the hair at the root...

You might try first braiding the hair at the root first, for about 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch, then twisting the rest down to the ends. I can't remember where I read that, but I did it with my daughter's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-19-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By mamato2
Question Need help with pony puff.....

I've tried to do a pony puff on my daughter's hair, but I couldn't get the front to lay down. I used a pantyhose leg to tie up the back, but it just ended up looking whacked.

Are you supposed to...
Forum: 3 03-16-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,962
Posted By mamato2
Nice to see NC curlies in the house...

I'm in Winston. Subbrock, do you have a good natural hairstylist you can recommend?
Forum: 4 02-06-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 418
Posted By mamato2
Thumbs up Thermoceramic Straightening Brush??

:?:Has anyone used the Denman Thermoceramic Straightening Brush?
Forum: Transitioning 01-17-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By mamato2
My last relaxer was in July 08

I think I am a 3c. How are you wearing your hair these days?
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