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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-19-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 469
Posted By JLeighs
I love the Light Defining Gel in the summer. I...

I love the Light Defining Gel in the summer. I also love the Foam as a refresher. I can't get it to work consistently any other way, but I get great 2nd day hair using it as a refresher.
Forum: Coloring your hair 05-19-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
I've seen posts from people who have used it to...

I've seen posts from people who have used it to remove older henna and indigo. It won't happen in one go, though. I removed a few layers of henna in a period of about a week, I think. One layer was...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 05-12-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,850
Posted By JLeighs
So this rescue placed this poor thing with you...

So this rescue placed this poor thing with you and didn't know or disclose his health issues to you? I would *never* deal with them again. If he had had a vet checkup, this information would have...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 05-09-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,850
Posted By JLeighs
Our rescue was 7 months old when we got her, and...

Our rescue was 7 months old when we got her, and she had already been through three families. She bit me hard enough to draw blood within the first week, she had severe resource guarding issues, and...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-18-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
I always have henna overlap. Henna is very...

I always have henna overlap. Henna is very forgiving (never used indigo, though), and I've never noticed a line of demarcation.
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-18-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
Doing henna is a bit of a pain, for sure. I have...

Doing henna is a bit of a pain, for sure. I have to do it AGAIN today. I'm annoyed. However, the color (on me) is so worth it!
Forum: Curly Fitness 04-17-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,410
Posted By JLeighs
Okay, nevermind then. Good luck! :)

Okay, nevermind then. Good luck! :)
Forum: Curly Fitness 04-17-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,410
Posted By JLeighs
Your issues with the low-carb diet may have been...

Your issues with the low-carb diet may have been due to low sodium. You have to increase your salt intake when doing a low-carb diet and keep your electrolytes in balance. Many people will drink one...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 724
Posted By JLeighs
I forgot to report back. I'm using the this...

I forgot to report back. I'm using the this topped with the CURLS Goddess gel that I also picked up at Target. I'm pretty happy with this combo. I get softly-defined curls that have great bounce and...
Forum: Over 40 04-14-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,917
Posted By JLeighs
I really like Tarte Lights Camera Lashes. I keep...

I really like Tarte Lights Camera Lashes. I keep going back to it. I've also used Tarte Amazonian Something Something mascara (in the tube that looks like it's made out of wood). I like this one...
Forum: 3 04-13-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 305
Posted By JLeighs
When is the last time you used a clarifying and...

When is the last time you used a clarifying and chelating shampoo? That's the first thing I would do.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-10-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 724
Posted By JLeighs
I just realized that they changed the formula, so...

I just realized that they changed the formula, so I picked it up at Target tonight to try it out. It used to be very glycerin-heavy, which is why I never bought it before. I'm always looking for good...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 04-08-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 261
Posted By JLeighs
They work much better than Kleenex, but you can...

They work much better than Kleenex, but you can get the same results using gift bag tissue.
Forum: Over 40 04-03-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,134
Posted By JLeighs
They are very, very pigmented, buttery smooth,...

They are very, very pigmented, buttery smooth, not powdery (no fallout that I can see), and I've never used eyeshadows with such staying power. They blend better than any other eyeshadow I've ever...
Forum: Over 40 04-03-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,134
Posted By JLeighs
I do update my makeup here and there, keeping in...

I do update my makeup here and there, keeping in mind that I'm in my 40's. Full contouring is not for me. I'm pretty fanatical about my skin looking like skin, so I rarely use any foundation. When I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-01-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By JLeighs
Ah, I see. :)

Ah, I see. :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-01-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By JLeighs
Is there a reason you are not using a regular...

Is there a reason you are not using a regular sulfate shampoo and/or chelating shampoo to clarify and chelate?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-31-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By JLeighs
At this point, I would use a clarifying sulfate...

At this point, I would use a clarifying sulfate shampoo. That should do the trick. :)
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-29-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
It really will darken down. :) With that said,...

It really will darken down. :) With that said, I've removed henna (and others have removed indigo) using tea tree oil mixed with shampoo. Mix about a tsp of TTO with a blob of shampoo, massage it...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-29-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
I also did my roots yesterday, and they are...

I also did my roots yesterday, and they are carrot orange. It takes my a hair a full week to completely oxidize, so don't panic. It really does calm down once it's oxidized. Give it one full week...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-28-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
My hair has never smelled like fish food lol, but...

My hair has never smelled like fish food lol, but I don't use Amla, just straight henna. I'm doing my roots today, which is a pain. My friend and I have been doing each other's henna since the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-28-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 750
Posted By JLeighs
My first impression is that she doesn't want to...

My first impression is that she doesn't want to do the wedding hair and is blowing you off instead of telling you that. My second impression is that she doesn't much value you as a customer. When my...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-25-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
Burgundy henna looks awful on me, too. I need...

Burgundy henna looks awful on me, too. I need coppery, so I use lower lawsone content henna and leave it on for a max of 2.5 hours. I also only touch up my roots.

My henna takes almost a full...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-24-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,616
Posted By JLeighs
When I decided to go for henna, I did about 7...

When I decided to go for henna, I did about 7 different mixes, with most of them including indigo, to test out. Not one of the mixes containing indigo showed much red, even in the sunlight. They all...
Forum: 2 03-21-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,209
Posted By JLeighs
Oh my goodness. I had no idea anything like that...

Oh my goodness. I had no idea anything like that existed! Thank you! I don't use hairspray often, but when I do I'm going through all kinds of contortions to be able to see where I'm spraying it...
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