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Forum: 2 10-13-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,017
Posted By emilylouise
if it dries with nothing in a messy bun, it's...

if it dries with nothing in a messy bun, it's very wavy. If it dries down on its own, it will be slightly wavy, very poofy and probably frizzy, with curls on the bottom layer but quite straight on...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 10-11-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,986
Posted By emilylouise
I once heard someone who struggled with the...

I once heard someone who struggled with the greasies say that "washing" her hair with egg (I think she used 2, and maybe some olive oil or something along with it?) and then rinsing thoroughly made...
Forum: 2 08-04-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 836
Posted By emilylouise
I think that yes, it is necessary to use a...

I think that yes, it is necessary to use a clarifying (read: sulfate) shampoo prior to going CG. I'm not positive, but I don't think that ACV would have quite the same effect. You need the sulfates...
Forum: 2 08-04-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,789
Posted By emilylouise
Adorable dogs! We have a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling...

Adorable dogs! We have a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever who we rescued when she was just under one year old. Her previous owner thought she was male and she answered to Duke! Other than that she...
Forum: 2 08-02-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,000
Posted By emilylouise
Oh I just love old commercials! Especially ones...

Oh I just love old commercials! Especially ones for shampoo or ivory soap. They're too funny.
Forum: 2 07-21-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,676
Posted By emilylouise
Welcome Saroyan! You've got lots of good advice...

Welcome Saroyan! You've got lots of good advice already so I'm just chiming in to add that I found the use of techniques to be much more influential than going CG. I had straight hair until puberty...
Forum: 2 07-08-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,394
Posted By emilylouise
Sleeping with a messy bun on the top of my head...

Sleeping with a messy bun on the top of my head is my best bet for good second day hair. And if it doesn't look quite as good as you hoped, just try putting your hair back. Messy buns, braids, and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-25-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By emilylouise
The only ones I can vouch for (because I own them...

The only ones I can vouch for (because I own them and have read the backs) are the 50:50 Moisturizing-Calming shampoo and conditioner and the Tea Tree Triple Treat clarifying shampoo. Both poos have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-25-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By emilylouise
Thanks for the ideas guys. CurlyToast, that...

Thanks for the ideas guys.

CurlyToast, that is pretty funny and scary that those ingredients are in a hair gel! :S It's my longterm goal to go as natural as I can with all my products - as soon...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-24-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 918
Posted By emilylouise
Ohh, I'm excited to hear other responses. I hope...

Ohh, I'm excited to hear other responses. I hope coconut oil is sold somewhere near me. It sounds so neat.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-24-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By emilylouise
Yes, that's the styling cream. I don't use it...

Yes, that's the styling cream. I don't use it often but the other day I used my regular CG moisturizing condish and got2be gel, and then combined some of the Dove styling cream and John Frieda Root...
Forum: All-natural hair care 06-24-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By emilylouise
I've heard that the huge fad surrounding acai...

I've heard that the huge fad surrounding acai berry is a bit of a crock - there haven't been real scientific studies done, and from a nutritionist standpoint, it's about as healthy as blueberries -...
Forum: All-natural hair care 06-24-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,660
Posted By emilylouise
Suburbanbushbabe has some great tips. I've heard...

Suburbanbushbabe has some great tips. I've heard that rinsing the scalp with cold water helps hair grow because it stimulates the folicles, but I don't know how true that is.
I think that making...
Forum: All-natural hair care 06-24-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By emilylouise
Yep, Giovanni is organic. I have the Tea Tree...

Yep, Giovanni is organic. I have the Tea Tree Triple Treat shampoo (sulfate free) as well as the Giovanni 50:50 shampoo (also sulfate free) and matching conditioner. TTTT is a nice clarifying poo and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-24-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By emilylouise
Hmm, the thing is, when I use my regular products...

Hmm, the thing is, when I use my regular products (conditioner and strong hold gel) my hair is not straw-like. It's only when I add in one of my additional products, such as my Dove curl styling...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-24-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By emilylouise
What is drying out my hair?!

Hey everyone, I'm a wavy with long, dense, medium strand thickness, normal porosity, dry hair. I've been modified CG for years and am now fully CG, and my hair is doing pretty well. I am using...
Forum: 2 06-23-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By emilylouise
Hey, and welcome! Your hair looks really good for...

Hey, and welcome! Your hair looks really good for day 2 - such nice loose spirals. :D
I'm not really much of a curl-typer, and though figuring out which type you are is one of the most fun parts of...
Forum: 2 06-22-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By emilylouise
This seriously rocks, Salamander! It's...

This seriously rocks, Salamander!
It's fantastic to get to the level where you know you can make your hair look good with a set series of steps. I'm still working on that...and I'd be way too...
Forum: 2 06-22-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By emilylouise
Aww, that's too bad. :( This might not be...

Aww, that's too bad. :(
This might not be comforting at all, but I always thought it'd be cool to get tested for allergies. Don't they put different things in/on your skin and watch to see if it...
Forum: 2 06-22-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By emilylouise
Thanks everyone. These were just the types of...

Thanks everyone. These were just the types of responses I was hoping to get. Since I've been getting quite good clumps and definition with just a t-shirt, I think I'll save my money for now...
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Forum: 2 06-21-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By emilylouise
I agree that your hair is sexy and beachy! ...

I agree that your hair is sexy and beachy!

Keep reading up on nc.com...it is honestly so helpful. Good luck figuring out your hair!
Forum: 2 06-21-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By emilylouise
Do any of my fellow wavies...

...have a Curl-Ease towel?
I have been reading GREAT reviews of this product, but I think most of the users were type 3's. I'm wondering if any 2's have tried it and if so, did it help with curl...
Forum: 2 06-20-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,298
Posted By emilylouise
Turns out my hair is way too dry to do a salt...

Turns out my hair is way too dry to do a salt spray. Salt just pulls the moisture right out! Oh well...glad it worked for you guys!!
Forum: 2 06-19-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,227
Posted By emilylouise
Layers really help my BSL thick 2b/2c hair!...

Layers really help my BSL thick 2b/2c hair! Definitely gives it more texture/wave.
Forum: 2 06-19-2010, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By emilylouise
I'm another one who needs loads of both...

I'm another one who needs loads of both conditioner and gel. My hair is long and thick though. A tablespoon works for me but it does make it a bit crunchy ... sometimes I scrunch in a bit of...
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