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Forum: 3 02-19-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By acarrico
I got some new product (kinky curly) and that is...

I got some new product (kinky curly) and that is changing things up for me a bit. Enuf to give me hope. :). I think once I get a bit more length I will be happier. I cut out the straight bits so it...
Forum: 3 02-19-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By acarrico
Wow thanks all. So my next question. What are...

Wow thanks all. So my next question. What are these polyquats I keep hearing about? I took a break from NC.com and now am hearing abt these. Lol. Still having some success with KC. So glad I grabbed...
Forum: 3 02-18-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By acarrico
Well, went to Target last night and got some KCCC...

Well, went to Target last night and got some KCCC and Knot Today. Wow! What a difference in my hair. I can't believe what using a different product did. Maybe three years of the same old, same...
Forum: 3 02-17-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By acarrico
Well I checked out the goosefootprints on etsy. ...

Well I checked out the goosefootprints on etsy. So maybe that can be a future option. That feels like something that is just complicated enough that I will screw up if I try. Lol! In another post...
Forum: 3 02-17-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By acarrico
Ok, so here is some additional info. I...

Ok, so here is some additional info.

I would say my hair is fine - around a 4 or so according to the article. But there is A LOT of it - very dense. I did the "porosity" test and my hair mostly...
Forum: 3 02-17-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,043
Posted By acarrico
I have done it before. I had to use a lot - and...

I have done it before. I had to use a lot - and I didn't like the way my hair felt when it was dry. It felt very dry - hay like. Which seems kind of weird considering it is conditioner! LOL. I...
Forum: 3 02-17-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By acarrico
Feel your pain!

Oh I SO have the same issue. I have a hooded winter jacket and I will sometimes very gently pull it over my head if I am extremely cold OR it is very windy. I try to leave it as loose as possible...
Forum: 3 02-17-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By acarrico
Seeking definition and control

A thread by BomerAng and response by rbb helped me think about what I want.

DEFINITION and CONTROL. I am a 3C. Not sure on porosity and those other options. I tend to get overwhelmed by all...
Forum: 3 02-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By acarrico
WOW!!! Thank you so much for the encouraging...

WOW!!! Thank you so much for the encouraging words! Nice to hear that others feels the same way. I hate that it dictates my "self esteem" for the day. I guess it is just something I will have to...
Forum: 3 02-12-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By acarrico
Angry Utterly SICK of this hair, damn it!!

I have committed to staying natural this time. BUT I am so sick of this hair. Every damn day it is different. I can never just get up and have the same style. Tired of looking like a frizz patch...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-11-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By acarrico
I have tried the clips - but not very...

I have tried the clips - but not very successfully. I end up with frizziness just trying to get the clips in. This pic is from today. I had some success, I think, in diffusing upside down. I used...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-10-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By acarrico
Oooooh - just found this. May have to try this...

Oooooh - just found this. May have to try this out. I hadn't seen these "Mo" videos before.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHMwQIzhbmM

Diffuse with head tipped forward...worth a try.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-10-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By acarrico
Well, over the next few days I will play with it...

Well, over the next few days I will play with it and see what I can come up. I think my biggest problem is that I am SOOOO fearful of volume. I am always smoothing, smoothing, smoothing. Which...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-10-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By acarrico
Right now I look more like this....I want the...

Right now I look more like this....I want the "part" area to be "filled in" I guess...
Does that make sense? But I don't know how to style it to get it there. My hair just kind of flops apart...
...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-10-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By acarrico
But I don't want a part. Here is what I am...

But I don't want a part. Here is what I am talking about...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-10-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By acarrico
Question Style without a part

Hey there, I have always parted my hair. But I am now growing it out after chopping off a "mane tamer" - it is now in an in between stage where it is too long/too short. I am having a terrible time...
Forum: All-natural hair care 02-09-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By acarrico
Examples from NaturallyCurly.com Daytime...

Examples from NaturallyCurly.com

Daytime Look by kisscurls (http://www.naturallycurly.com/curly-hairstyles-pictures/view/daytime-look-11990/)

My First Twist Out Fro by tots5678...
Forum: All-natural hair care 02-09-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By acarrico
Question Part advice - how do you NOT part

I have always parted my hair - to the side. I am finally all natural curl - and my hair is slowly growing out. I now have 3-4 inches on the top. When I part it - it looks very "Napoleon...
Forum: 3 07-02-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,942
Posted By acarrico
CurlyKayBahamas

Hey there,
I shower almost every day because my hair is short and I cannot put it up to sleep at night. I usually wake up looking fairly crazy. As my hair gets longer I don't think I will need to...
Forum: 3 06-12-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,942
Posted By acarrico
acarrico update

So here is my update. 8 weeks in and I am noticing a difference. The key is to stick with it!!!! I am pretty excited. I think I have hit the magic point where my hair is finally feeling hydrated...
Forum: 3 06-12-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By acarrico
Another bonus is that it doesn't take long to...

Another bonus is that it doesn't take long to "do" my hair. The longest part is diffusing...so I guess I can't complain about that! Nice to hear from others!!
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 06-12-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 71,081
Posted By acarrico
Update from acarrico

Well, turns out I had to cut it out. And I have decided to give up keratin and every other "treatment." I have been using the Curly Girl method for approximately 8 weeks. My hair is FINALLY...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-12-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,131
Posted By acarrico
Thumbs up Took 8 weeks for me!

I am glad that I hung in there. It took about 8 weeks for me. I ended up looking in the mirror one day and saying WOW! I see a difference! I say stick with it. Hydration was the key to my world. ...
Forum: 3 06-09-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 812
Posted By acarrico
Talking CG Method Paying Off!!!

Since I have posted in frustration MANY times, I thought it only fair that I post a positive. It has taken 8 weeks but my use of the Curly Girl Method is finally paying off. I have the best hair I...
Forum: 3 04-25-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,942
Posted By acarrico
not alone!

At least I am not alone!! How long before you started noticing changes?? I am not a patient person. I am guessing that two weeks is a bit early, but I am already feeling the pull to go back to more...
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