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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-15-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,025
Posted By lalapixie
The only thing you can do is either cut it or do...

The only thing you can do is either cut it or do wet sets with braids, twists, or rollers until you are satisfied.

My co-workers thought I had been using a relaxer before, that is how straight my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-15-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,020
Posted By lalapixie
I have been wanting to try the Bumble and Bumble...

I have been wanting to try the Bumble and Bumble Creme de Coco conditioner. It is CG friendly and looks like quality ingredients. The good thing is you can ask for a sample of anything and you can...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-09-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,660
Posted By lalapixie
How are you styling your hair? I've noticed...

How are you styling your hair? I've noticed certain styling techniques keep my hair more moisturized than others. For instance, coils give me the best moisture retention because there is little...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-09-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,660
Posted By lalapixie
Black soap seems way too harsh to wash with....

Black soap seems way too harsh to wash with. Maybe try conditioner washing. Also, does your leave-in have humectants in it? Maybe try a regular humectant conditioner as a leave-in.
Forum: 4 12-09-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By lalapixie
I cannot have shea butter on my scalp or I get...

I cannot have shea butter on my scalp or I get itchy. I can use it for a rinse out conditioner, deep conditioner, or as a leave-in on the length of my hair. It irritates my scalp if left in too...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-15-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,884
Posted By lalapixie
double post

double post
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-15-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,884
Posted By lalapixie
I am not a fan of gel, or any styling products. I...

I am not a fan of gel, or any styling products. I started using nothing but conditioner to style with. I may add things ( aloe vera, oil, glycerin ) to the conditioner and/or mix different...
Forum: 4 09-06-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 18,009
Posted By lalapixie
I just did another big chop after growing out...

I just did another big chop after growing out heat damage. I have been going really simple and that is what always works for me. I just use conditioner to style. Right now it is Suave Naturals...
Forum: 4 08-13-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By lalapixie
build-up could be a problem.also when was the...

build-up could be a problem.also when was the last time you trimmed? my ends alway act all crazy when they are too old.
Forum: 4 08-12-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,730
Posted By lalapixie
flat ironing is a choice and everyone has...

flat ironing is a choice and everyone has different experiences. i realize some people are very prone to heat damage. i am not and i use lots of precautions and have never experienced extreme hair...
Forum: 4 08-12-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,858
Posted By lalapixie
i forgot to say i detangle every four days.

i forgot to say i detangle every four days.
Forum: 4 08-11-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,730
Posted By lalapixie
ok i've been holding back on talking about me...

ok i've been holding back on talking about me using sabino but.... it is a miracle!!! i didn't want to post about until i'd been using it for awhile. but it's been two weeks and i love, love, love...
Forum: 4 08-11-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,858
Posted By lalapixie
i detangle directly after shampooing while my...

i detangle directly after shampooing while my hair is soaking wet and add conditioner. i use a generous amount of conditioner but actually have started finding that i need a lot less than i use to...
Forum: 4 08-11-2009, 08:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,858
Posted By lalapixie
i detangle every four days when i wash. i feel...

i detangle every four days when i wash. i feel like waiting longer=more breakage because you are trying to work through more shed hair and tangles. i don't lose much hair at all and it doesn't take...
Forum: 4 08-05-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By lalapixie
i recently started using a silicone product as a...

i recently started using a silicone product as a sealant over my conditioner and love it. i don't like silicone in my shampoo or conditioner though. i use my rinse out conditioner as a leave-in as...
Forum: 4 08-04-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,593
Posted By lalapixie
i live in brooklyn. naturals are everywhere here....

i live in brooklyn. naturals are everywhere here. i also lived in austin and san francisco and there was a decent amount there as well, but no where near as many as in new york. i'm from fort worth...
Forum: 4 08-04-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,501
Posted By lalapixie
i diffuse if i wash and go or to remove the drips...

i diffuse if i wash and go or to remove the drips if i do a wetset with rollers and/or twists. i cannot stand drippy wet hair. for wash and gos i insert the prong attachment inside the bulk of my...
Forum: 4 08-04-2009, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,842
Posted By lalapixie
i spray lightly with water and re-twist. i don't...

i spray lightly with water and re-twist. i don't sleep with anything on because i don't like to and i feel it smooshes my hair. i can go up to 4 days with this style.
Forum: 4 08-01-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,546
Posted By lalapixie
i wouldn't say i'm length obsessed but i do have...

i wouldn't say i'm length obsessed but i do have goals. i've had short hair relaxed and natural. i've had long hair relaxed and natural. i like either extreme. right now my goal is a really big afro...
Forum: 4 07-31-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,706
Posted By lalapixie
maybe try detangling a bit more often using a...

maybe try detangling a bit more often using a wide tooth comb with tons of conditioner in the shower. most of the time when i hear people say it takes that long to detangle it's because it's not done...
Forum: 4 07-30-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,895
Posted By lalapixie
i'm no expert but i don't think the amount of...

i'm no expert but i don't think the amount of protein found in avocado oil is enough to cause much impact on the hair. oils are mostly fat from what i understand. very few raw ingredients, aside from...
Forum: 4 07-30-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,706
Posted By lalapixie
I agree. I don't take a lot of time with my...

I agree.

I don't take a lot of time with my hair. Even when Amla'ing or DT'ing. I mostly do wash and goes also.

The products I like tend to help with detangling (price point be damned at...
Forum: 4 07-30-2009, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,884
Posted By lalapixie
i say just use a regular mouisturizing...

i say just use a regular mouisturizing conditioner and see how you do. you may need something more intense only after the henna. i've never used henna but i hear it can be drying so you may need it...
Forum: 4 07-30-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,884
Posted By lalapixie
that seems like a lot of moisturizing treatments...

that seems like a lot of moisturizing treatments in a two week span of time. how often are you using henna? my hair can very easily get overconditioned since it is fine. i fight frizz more than...
Forum: 4 07-28-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By lalapixie
there is also the perception that blacks put tons...

there is also the perception that blacks put tons of product in our hair. that is very old school to put so much "grease" and other products in our hair. but the practice and the belief that all of...
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