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Forum: Curly men 08-26-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,319
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Both ways?

I was not aware of this whole debate until Naturally Curly, but had noticed that some black chicks had straight hair and some had curlier hair. I looked at the Tyra Banks episode on youtube re the...
Forum: Curly men 08-25-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Unfortunately comb wet :(

For straight-haired people combing when dry is best. For us, unfortunately if you are going to comb, do it wet. Depending on level of formality and length, don't comb it, it will dry in a natural...
Forum: Curly men 08-25-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,273
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Change the routine a bit

Hey man, been in the grow-out phase for about seven months now (my last hair cut was almost skin late last July- I don't look good with short hair, but it was for a wedding ><- and not my own either...
Forum: Curly men 06-21-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 654
Posted By Unexpected Curly
I know what you're talking about

I know what you're talking about. The person cutting my hair (whether it was my mom, or after high school a stylist) they would always thin my hair because it was thick, and it "laid better" on the...
Forum: Curly men 06-21-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,002
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Hope this helps in small way

Your hair and my hair are totally different, so for me this is a bit of a shot in the dark. My suggestion would be to get rid of any silicone or sulfate products from your bathroom, except if you...
Forum: Curly men 06-21-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,643
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Effects of the Olive Oil

In various reading I have done around the web, in order to explain the affects of my self-concocted mix, I have found that in fact Olive Oil is a straightener. Apparently so is lemon juice. ...
Forum: Curly men 06-21-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Hair is self-braiding apparently

One part of my curl pattern apparently includes self-braiding hair. I was so shocked I just had to share this. Has anyone else seen this?

I took a shower after work today (hot and humid in the...
Forum: Curly men 06-07-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Razzing from male co-workers, both younger

Two younger male co-workers today asked how long I had been growing my hair. They were being cheecky, the way that their being 19 as they (young and not yet confident, but nice enough and getting...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 05-13-2011, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Hi Goin' Grey. Thanks for the reply. I am glad...

Hi Goin' Grey. Thanks for the reply. I am glad to know of the products you use. I have bookmarked this page so that I can refer to it later. I was just wondering about adding a section that would...
Forum: Curly men 05-13-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,103
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Now recovering from protein frying ><

May I just say ARGH? I am on my third attempt at recovery from frying my hair. First it was Herbal Essences, then it was Suave, now it is the proteins in the cone free product from Tressemme. I am...
Forum: Curly men 05-13-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,700
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Not exactly idol, but similar curls

I just saw a picture of Ashton Kutcher on Business News & Financial News - The Wall Street Journal - Wsj.com (http://www.wsj.com) (Wall Street Journal), that caused me to take a closer look at the...
Forum: Curly men 05-13-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,702
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Smile Curls + Longish Hair + Full Beard= Chick Magnet

I am in the process of growing out my hair. This is why I found out I have curly hair. I also decided that I was done with shaving. Since not cutting my hair and not shaving, I have had several...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 05-13-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,119
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Question Any takers on a Protein & Cone sensitive section?

I don't know about anyone else, but I am sensitive to both the dreaded cones, and I am sensitive to the protein.

I was not sure whether I were sensitive to the protein until I recently stopped...
Forum: Curly men 04-13-2011, 12:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,275
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Lots and Lots and still more moisture

I do not have hair quite as tightly curled as you do, but what helps me is all the moisture that I can get. On warm humid days (I live in the North East of the U.S., so coming out of Winter sees us...
Forum: Curly men 04-13-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Karst Topography Alcohols Necessary Evil

Unfortunately living in a Karst topography area (limestone & sinkhole country) means hard water. I have tried washing water only. It usually leaves the hair hard and crunchy. Unfortunately,...
Forum: Curly men 04-06-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,103
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Fried

What I meant by "fried" was that the hair was dry and brittle, and I had used shampoos that had done this (Herbal Essence, never again...). I was also blowdrying, which I still do on occasion, but...
Forum: Curly men 04-01-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,103
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Thanks for the encouragement and info

Thank you for your encouragement everyone.

sagehen- thank you for the information. I have been on the YT Carrots/Cucumbers web-site and I found the YT Cucumbers shampoo too. I think it looks...
Forum: Curly men 03-31-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,103
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Thank you Bridal Wreath

Hi Bridal Wreath,

Thank you for your response. This does help clarify things better for me. I think I will remake my deep conditioner using the oils again, and leave it in for the suggested hour...
Forum: Curly men 03-29-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,930
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Hair definitely brings out pesonality better

My hair definitely brings out my personality better. It is somewhat messy, but well intentioned and finds its own direction. I am not sure whether people where I live characterize me as eccentric...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 03-24-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,547
Posted By Unexpected Curly
I am so glad for these posts

Hey all. I am so glad for these posts. I am using Tresemme Naturals Aloe Vera and Avocado conditioner. I am finding that my hair is dry a bit, but not in the same way it was with silicons. I am...
Forum: Curly men 03-24-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,930
Posted By Unexpected Curly
I'm glad I'm not the only one...

It's odd to find another person who sounds so much like me. asonurry, I have a similar personality to you and I can be intense. Women seem to find my hair and beard to lighten that personality a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,766
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Smile I had the same sorts of questions

Thanks for posting the question. You and I are probably using the Tresemme Naturals Aloe and Avacado conditioner. I was concerned about the alcohols too, as well as the apparent protein present due...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 03-21-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Silicons, beware!

Just be careful when using the Suave Natural products. I used their one that has mint in it. It also has silicons in it. My hair died a second time (first time was the bloody sulfates in Herbal...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 03-21-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,179
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Price Point vs. Quality Point

It frustrates me to hear that yet another company has given in to price point rather than quality point when making a marketing decision. I work grocery retail at the moment (planning on picking up...
Forum: Health-related hair issues 03-19-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By Unexpected Curly
Welcome to curliness

Welcome to curliness. I can identify with you on the finding out recently that one has curly hair. I hope that the cancer is gone for good.

I would suggest going without products with sulfates...
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