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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Aktmama
I've never let mine get long enough to really...

I've never let mine get long enough to really find out how they'd behave in comparison to the res of my hair (I pull them), but they're very wiry and definitely aren't straight. Some of them almost...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,143
Posted By Aktmama
So how do you apply all of this information to...

So how do you apply all of this information to real life (i.e., looking for products)? I know that different hair properties, climates, sensitivities (do we know the science behind sensitivities to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,143
Posted By Aktmama
Ohh, this thread is great.

Ohh, this thread is great.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-20-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Aktmama
Oh, and my dews are typically between 50-60 (59...

Oh, and my dews are typically between 50-60 (59 today, 60 yesterday), which actually seems to make it harder for my hair to curl (it curls beautifully in high dews, but as usual, more curl = more...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-20-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Aktmama
Are you working with your dew points/ humidity? ...

Are you working with your dew points/ humidity?

Maybe switch to 'true' conditioner containing more major emollients - fatty alcohols and cationic surfactants. The Knot Today is more of a detangler...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-19-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Aktmama
I'll have to give that a try! Catnip..I never...

I'll have to give that a try! Catnip..I never would have guessed lol. Do you apply it to wet or dry hair? And thank you for the tip on spritzing! I had no idea!

Morgan, is there any particular...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-19-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Aktmama
If it helps at all, here are my routines from...

If it helps at all, here are my routines from yesterday and today.


Yesterday -
Cleanse - AIA cc
RO - GVP cb
LI: KCKT
Styler: MD curly styling cream (raked in upside down then scrunched...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-19-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Aktmama
love/hate with 2nd day hair

My second day hair typically has more curls, but with those curls comes a lot more frizz. More often than not, it's bad enough for me to redo my whole routine, even though I really don't need to...
Forum: Swap board 08-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 143
Posted By Aktmama
delete

delete
Forum: 2 08-11-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By Aktmama
I used to deal with a lot of surface frizz too....

I used to deal with a lot of surface frizz too. Super moisturizing and detangling rinse outs and cleansers, a lightweight leave in, coconut oil and a hard hold gel have changed my life. I had to quit...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-03-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By Aktmama
Best hair day so far

I didn't realize how dry my hair has been until I tried some new products today. I went to Sally's to get some GVP CB and wound up buying AIA coconut cowash, too (and got a free GVP tea tree body...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-29-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,396
Posted By Aktmama
It's definitely worth a shot, but it's not...

It's definitely worth a shot, but it's not everyone. I have a love/hate with the SM line on the average day. The smoothie and gel both make my curls pop, but I also have more frizz when I use them...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-27-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Aktmama
I have SM deep treatment masque at home and have...

I have SM deep treatment masque at home and have used it a few times, but i think there's something in it that my hair doesn't like because it feels very dry after I use it (even as I'm rinsing it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-27-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Aktmama
More moisture?

I live in the plains and it's pretty dry there, at least compared to where I'm originally from (Texas). The highest dews I've seen there are around 60, and 40s/50s are more typical. My hair just...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-27-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Aktmama
Yep, hard hold gel. I recently started using LA...

Yep, hard hold gel. I recently started using LA sport and it's amazing. My hair gets really frizzy, especially in high dews, and I was about ready to give up on CG until I started using LASG. I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-26-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,157
Posted By Aktmama
I mix water, my conditioner (TN) and a little...

I mix water, my conditioner (TN) and a little lavender EO in a spray bottle. Shake and spritz in the morning, sort of tousling/scrunching as I go. Then I add a little (very little) bit of gel to my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-26-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,755
Posted By Aktmama
Your hair is gorgeous!! I just discovered this...

Your hair is gorgeous!! I just discovered this too. I'd been really hesitant to try it, probably because it seemed so simple and I like to make things too complicated lol. I'm house sitting for my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-10-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,602
Posted By Aktmama
I specifically want to try KCKT and As I Am...

I specifically want to try KCKT and As I Am Coconut CoWash. I'd love to find a really good cleansing conditioner or low-poo, a super moisturizing deep conditioner, and a curl cream/smoothie like SM...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-10-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Aktmama
Sorry for another post about this product, btw. I...

Sorry for another post about this product, btw. I know there are tons but I searched quite a bit and couldn't find anything referencing my particular issue. I'm hoping that there are similar products...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-10-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Aktmama
Love/hate with SM smoothie

SM curl enhancing smoothie has given me (by far) the BEST curls. No other product comes close. It curls up to my roots and I'm left with these soft, well-defined barrel roll curls. However, it also...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-22-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,048
Posted By Aktmama
I have a $50 amazon gift card that I think I'm...

I have a $50 amazon gift card that I think I'm going to put toward new products. I just don't know what to try next. I hope all my MD wasnt a waste. If I can't use it, I'll sell.


Sent from my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-22-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,048
Posted By Aktmama
I got mine at the same place! I think it took 2...

I got mine at the same place! I think it took 2 weeks.


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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-22-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,048
Posted By Aktmama
I also thought I was protein sensitive but based...

I also thought I was protein sensitive but based on the write up, I think my issues were stemming from too many emollients on my fine hair. The description of the effects of too many emollients on...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-22-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 57,804
Posted By Aktmama
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-22-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,048
Posted By Aktmama
Mine is very dense, too. Now I have to shop for...

Mine is very dense, too. Now I have to shop for more products. My husband is going to kill me lol. I just spent way too much on Marie Dean stuff :/
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