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Forum: 2 06-08-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Sbudsky
Thanks Corrina. I hadn't heard of Sweet Curls...

Thanks Corrina. I hadn't heard of Sweet Curls Elixirs, but the line looks great. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-08-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Sbudsky
Thanks ladies! I'm interested in trying...

Thanks ladies!

I'm interested in trying Sweet Curls Eilxirs--that's definitely new since I was last here. And I'll have to learn more about hot curling brushes-- sounds intriguing.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-07-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By Sbudsky
What's New in the Past Couple Years?

Hi Everyone! I used to be a regular here, but have drifted away and haven't been on for years now. Back in 2011ish when I was closely following the boards, the big trends were KCCC, flax seed gel,...
Forum: 2 06-07-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Sbudsky
What's new for fine wurlies?

Hi Everyone! I used to come on here all the time a few years ago and was pretty obsessed with CG, but I (gasp) started straightening again and eventually drifted away from following the boards.
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Forum: 2 06-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Sbudsky
Hi! My hair is similar, and I've had the best...

Hi! My hair is similar, and I've had the best luck with the Spiral Solutions line (https://www.etsy.com/shop/SpiralSolutions)---In my experience, it provides the best balance of hold, definition, and...
Forum: 2 12-19-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,972
Posted By Sbudsky
I agree with others--I'd say 2c/3aish. And I...

I agree with others--I'd say 2c/3aish. And I think we're hair twins!

My hair may be a little finer than yours (although yours does seem to be pretty fine too), but my curl pattern is almost...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-11-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By Sbudsky
What was your routine pre-CG? How are you...

What was your routine pre-CG?

How are you applying your products now?

My guess would be that your hair is getting weighed down and/or that your styling products don't have enough hold.

If...
Forum: 2 08-27-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,426
Posted By Sbudsky
I've always thought of her as a curly, but I...

I've always thought of her as a curly, but I agree her curl pattern is somewhat different from the traditional 3a. It seems like her hair spirals but forms a loose helix instead of a circular loop,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-13-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,292
Posted By Sbudsky
I get very similar results from homemade flax...

I get very similar results from homemade flax seed gel with aloe, jojoba oil, and sea salt mixed in....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-17-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Sbudsky
Thanks for the tips, ladies. I'll give all of...

Thanks for the tips, ladies. I'll give all of your ideas a try... What pomades do you guys recommend?

@bringingcurliesback?-- Thanks for the compliment! Those ringlets are basically compound...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-16-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Sbudsky
Up-do frizz and fuzz :-/

Now that's it getting hot out, I've been wearing my hair in a bun a lot. I like the look and it's a good option if I'm going out and don't want to worry about my hair behaving unpredictably. The...
Forum: 2 07-11-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Sbudsky
Your hair looks great! I don't think there...

Your hair looks great!

I don't think there is anything wrong with straightening ones hair once in a while....we all crave a little change from time to time. If you go about it the right way, I bet...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,045
Posted By Sbudsky
I've said the same thing elsewhere on the boards,...

I've said the same thing elsewhere on the boards, but just wanted to add my two cents..... It seems like many people here take the CG method waaaaaay too seriously. It always irks me a little when...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-09-2011, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,335
Posted By Sbudsky
A couple things you said make me think you may...

A couple things you said make me think you may have some kind of build-up on your hair, which is causing it to feel dry.

You mentioned that your hair felt like straw after using the Shea Moisture...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-15-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,884
Posted By Sbudsky
Honestly, I think many of us have a tendency to...

Honestly, I think many of us have a tendency to take being CG too seriously.

There is no perfect diet or hard and fast rules about what to eat and what not to eat....Some people lose weight on a...
Forum: 3 06-14-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,488
Posted By Sbudsky
I'd abandoned KCCC a while back because it was...

I'd abandoned KCCC a while back because it was leaving me OC'd, but I have used it a few time lately with decent results. I think it's too heavy to use daily on my fine hair, but it's a good option...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-13-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,231
Posted By Sbudsky
I've wondered about this too, but never tried it....

I've wondered about this too, but never tried it. Who's brave enough to try?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-04-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By Sbudsky
I've come across a couple of your posts in the...

I've come across a couple of your posts in the past few days and I would be willing to bet big bucks that your hair needs protein. Whenever my fine hair can't hold its shape, gets fuzzy, falls limp,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-04-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Sbudsky
IMHO, the hair in those pics looks sooooo...

IMHO, the hair in those pics looks sooooo unhealthy. My guess is that it is sulfate washed, then brushed out (when dry), then teased with a fine toothed comb.
Forum: 2 06-02-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By Sbudsky
If your hair felt good after the PT, I wouldn't...

If your hair felt good after the PT, I wouldn't worry about doing a DT...Your hair may have been over-conditioned and the protein just balanced it out.

My hair is fine and easily over-conditioned...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-31-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Sbudsky
I've been having the exact same issue the past...

I've been having the exact same issue the past few days, no matter what product I use. I did a major PT this morning and my hair got good crunch and much better shape.

I seem to have this issue...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-29-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 403
Posted By Sbudsky
Aloe-based products in High Dews?

I love products with aloe, but I find that they tend to behave differently depending on the humidity. In medium-dews, gels like SS FHG will dry hard in my hair but, once I SOTC, my hair holds its...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-29-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Sbudsky
Garnier Fructios Pure Clean Styling Gel...How much hold?

Can anyone provide some input about the type of hold the Garnier Fructis Pure Clean Styling Gel offers? What other products would you compare it to?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-28-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,035
Posted By Sbudsky
My first thought was that you're having a protein...

My first thought was that you're having a protein issue, but then I'm not sure why you wouldn't be able to remoisturize your hair...The fact that product is beading up makes me think you've got...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-23-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,020
Posted By Sbudsky
I agree with everyone else's recs. I would just...

I agree with everyone else's recs. I would just add that my hair needed lots of protein treatments to start being able to hold its shape. The protein helps it be able to hang on to the moisture it...
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