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Forum: Non-hair discussion Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 375
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Posted By Morgan_Adcock
learning to knit

[QUOTE=cympreni;1807863]I know how to knit, but I don't do it well. I'm not good at the tension thing.

There's trick to that which I learned from the woman who taught me to knit. She was an...
Forum: Non-hair discussion Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 15,329
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I knit, spin, and weave, and I'm also on Ravalry....

I knit, spin, and weave, and I'm also on Ravalry. I'm not good at doing gifts, as the deadlines make it much less relaxing, and I get less done instead of more. Also, it's the very rare person who...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 312
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Way back when, in the 60s, when _everybody_ who...

Way back when, in the 60s, when _everybody_ who wasn't an uptight, corporate type started wearing their hair natural, I don't remember anyone who wasn't an uptight, corporate type who questioned...
Forum: 4 01-15-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I do best with DIY refresher spray. I start out...

I do best with DIY refresher spray. I start out with (distilled) water and conditioner, then add a little bit of gel, and a pinch of salt. When there are drastic changes in the weather, it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-15-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-07-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 827
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Another possibility is that it was affecting her...

Another possibility is that it was affecting her vision, and her eye doctor recommended surgery.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-06-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,335
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
It has seemed unusually quiet here since the...

It has seemed unusually quiet here since the curls aren't "natural" conversation. Maybe I'm projecting my own feelings about that. I just kept wanting to post this link...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-04-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I got a high end dryer when my old Revlon dryer...

I got a high end dryer when my old Revlon dryer fizzled out, and haven't regretted it. The one I chose is the SuperSolano 3500 Lite Professional Hair Dryer...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-04-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I know I'm late to the conversation, but... ...

I know I'm late to the conversation, but...

I would stick with co-washing, for which the Suave Naturals conditioner is a great choice. You can use the same conditioner for her...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-31-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 819
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Curl Keeper Original is the product that this...

Curl Keeper Original is the product that this thread is about. Until I read your message, I had no idea that they had changed the name of the gel, which can be used over Curl Keeper, but I sure...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-18-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 33,066
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Water washing is one of the cleansing methods in...

Water washing is one of the cleansing methods in the book, right from the beginning, and is meant simply as the first step: to be followed, as all the other cleansing methods are, with conditionong,...
Forum: 3 11-18-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I really do strongly recommend getting the book,...

I really do strongly recommend getting the book, Curly Girl:The Handbook

It describes, explains, answers questions about, illustrates and has videos of a system of curly hair care which works...
Forum: 3 10-26-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I strongly recommend your getting a copy of Curly...

I strongly recommend your getting a copy of Curly Girl: The Handbook (http://www.amazon.com/Curly-Girl-Handbook-Michele-Bender/dp/076115678X/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?ie=UTF8&qid=1384119490&sr=8-1) (also...
Forum: 3 10-24-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,415
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Right you are! It's Suave's Naturals line which...

Right you are! It's Suave's Naturals line which is particularly good for naturally curly hair. The Suave Professionals are non-CG.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-24-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 370
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
You really don't need to worry about humectants...

You really don't need to worry about humectants in a co-wash, as it will be completely rinsed out.

That said, I have great results with VO5 Kiwi-Lime Squeeze for all my conditioner needs, and...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 10-24-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I third the recommendation for a Deva cut, and...

I third the recommendation for a Deva cut, and second the recommendation of Carlos Flores.

Ouidad cuts can leave hair ends twiggy, and that's particularly undesirable for those of us without a...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-08-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I'd recommend getting the book, Curly Girl: The...

I'd recommend getting the book, Curly Girl: The Handbook...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 10-08-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Look for products which are labeled as "cruelty...

Look for products which are labeled as "cruelty free."
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 09-25-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 682
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
When you low-poo, are you applying the low-poo to...

When you low-poo, are you applying the low-poo to your hair as well as your roots, or are you applying conditioner to your hair prior to applying the low-poo to your roots? If not the latter, then I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Like kathymack, I find that using a professional...

Like kathymack, I find that using a professional blowdryer with a ceramic, rather than coil heater helps.

Additionally, I use a product from Curly Hair Solutions called Tweek, which they bill as...
Forum: 2 09-25-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I've been co-washing for over 6 years. It cleans...

I've been co-washing for over 6 years. It cleans my hair very well, and leaves it moist, not dehydrated. My scalp was very oily before I started following the Curly Girl method of hair care, but...
Forum: 3 09-09-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,214
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Having your hair end up a frizzy mess would...

Having your hair end up a frizzy mess would indicate that you need to use more gel for this technique. FWIW, I never bother fastening a T-shirt, towel, or scarf over my plopped hair any more. For a...
Forum: 3 09-09-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,214
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
Okay, but maybe you'd want to consider that...

Okay, but maybe you'd want to consider that somebody who worked hard to get the hang of this and succeeded is telling you that you're on the right track, and tweaking your techniques would be worth...
Forum: 3 09-09-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,214
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
If your hair sticks to your scalp after doing an...

If your hair sticks to your scalp after doing an overnight plop, you need to scrub your roots with dry fingertips to break the gel cast, just like you would break the gel cast on the hair not...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-07-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 573
Posted By Morgan_Adcock
I get several days between washes, probably 5 -...

I get several days between washes, probably 5 - 8. I no longer have to wash my hair to restyle it, the conditioner in the refresher spray generally keeps my ends from drying out, and I wash when my...
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