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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-05-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,853
Posted By sparrow
As long as the dews aren't below a certain point,...

As long as the dews aren't below a certain point, KY jelly mixed with water. Zero frizz, nice clumps. :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-11-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,740
Posted By sparrow
Just wait until you've ditched the silicones and...

Just wait until you've ditched the silicones and sulfates! For me, I found that I needed to switch to sulfate-free shampoo along with co-washing rather than just doing conditioner washes. My scalp...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-06-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By sparrow
15 minutes sounds glorious. Right now it takes...

15 minutes sounds glorious. Right now it takes hours to just get dry, even with blow drying.

I shampoo about once a week with Giovanni 50-50, cowash with Suave naturals coconut conditioner if I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-06-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By sparrow
"With thick shorter hair you are somewhat...

"With thick shorter hair you are somewhat limited in heated weather."

Good point, but I need to wash it so much more in warm weather, and it's sooo hard to get it washed, detangled, and really...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-06-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By sparrow
Darn, I bet it's because it was a facebook...

Darn, I bet it's because it was a facebook picture.

Let's try this again...using fotki this time.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-06-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By sparrow
It doesn't bother me when people say "guys" - I...

It doesn't bother me when people say "guys" - I don't think it's disrespectful, just a manner of speaking that's more common in some parts of the country than others.

That being said, I only use...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-06-2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By sparrow
Thinking of going short - suggestions?

Hi all,

I'm thinking of getting my hair cut short - probably about chin length, maybe a little shorter (I'd love to get it all chopped off, but my fiance begged me to leave it a little longer than...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-06-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,016
Posted By sparrow
This used to happen to me a lot when I had short...

This used to happen to me a lot when I had short hair. To many I looked like a young teenage boy at first glance if I was wearing a sweatshirt.

I found that giving a gender cue such as wearing...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-05-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By sparrow
Sulfate 'poo after hair cut?

I found a guy who is great at cutting my hair, but he doesn't use sulfate/silicone free products...I'd rather not go through the hassle of bringing all my own stuff, especially since I'm still trying...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-06-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,380
Posted By sparrow
Just moved to Cincinnati and was panicking that...

Just moved to Cincinnati and was panicking that there are no Deva-trained stylists for miles and miles. Thank god for the stylist reviews on here or I would have been totally screwed.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-20-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By sparrow
Think my large flexi8 is still too small

Ok, is there a trick to these when you're doing a french twist or the like that makes using a flexi 8 less difficult? I cannot for the life of me seem to get all my hair into the large size, and...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 12-19-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By sparrow
It probably depends - I'm pretty sure I'm...

It probably depends - I'm pretty sure I'm allergic to some 'cones and fragrances, and I've just started using the oil cleanse method on my face. You mix castor oil and olive or sunflower oil,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-19-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By sparrow
Love the 50/50 shampoo. Smooth as silk shampoo...

Love the 50/50 shampoo. Smooth as silk shampoo is also good, but since my scalp is a little oily and the smooth as silk doesn't seem to distribute as well as the50/50, I haven't bought it recently. ...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-19-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,499
Posted By sparrow
Favorite Sally Beauty Supply Products?

I love going into Sally's.

So far all I've used is the GVP Detangler - works well but can be too heavy for my hair, and the hypoallergenic gel (can't remember the brand), which is decent.

Is...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 12-08-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By sparrow
I just found an awesome face wash method (and...

I just found an awesome face wash method (and it's homemade!). It's called the oil cleanse method - you might try this. I don't know if it will even out your skin tone but it's helping me with my...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 12-08-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By sparrow
Will this work?

Alright, I have absolutely no idea if this is worth a try, but I was thinking of mixing together Suave Naturals coconut conditioner, castor oil, and a small amount of gel, and applying to wet hair as...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-08-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By sparrow
Just ordered a small and a large - they also took...

Just ordered a small and a large - they also took 10% off my order in addition to the free shipping! Woohoo!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-08-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,189
Posted By sparrow
I'm having the same problems, but it seems to...

I'm having the same problems, but it seems to happen no matter what I use since going CG. I had near perfect skin before, when I'd wash with sulfate shampoos and never condition. :(

Sally's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-08-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,829
Posted By sparrow
Guano (apologies): So just for kicks I used far...

Guano (apologies): So just for kicks I used far more than usual GioDLI with no gel to see what would happen - my hair definitely looks like I have too much product in (appears wet even though it's...
Forum: Swap board 12-08-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By sparrow
Is the KCCC still available? I'll take it if so....

Is the KCCC still available? I'll take it if so. :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-17-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,197
Posted By sparrow
Does anyone else get buildup from this product? ...

Does anyone else get buildup from this product? It was my first CG-friendly purchase, detangles well, but after a day or so I get tiny white clumps in my hair. Ick! It's gotten to where I started...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-10-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,258
Posted By sparrow
Yes, definitely make sure that you're really...

Yes, definitely make sure that you're really rubbing your scalp - I was doing this wrong when I first started and got some icky buildup.

I've low-pooed a couple times (tiny bit of sulfate-free...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-09-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,156
Posted By sparrow
Thanks guys - sounds like this just might be my...

Thanks guys - sounds like this just might be my hair, huh? I've been scrunching out as much water as possible with my bare hands while scrunching in product, then I scrunch with t-shirts until the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-09-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,156
Posted By sparrow
My hair holds water, seems to never dry

I've been modified CG for about a month now (I've used Giovanni 50 50 shampoo twice to take care of some product buildup). I've been straightening my hair with heat, either blowdrying or more...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-05-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,924
Posted By sparrow
Wow...snuck out and got some of the equate...

Wow...snuck out and got some of the equate "generic" k-y, mixed it with equal parts warm water, and OH MY GOSH my hair looks so much better! I live in the southeastern US, where humidity is rarely...
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