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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By artemis513
"Wash and wear" is more accurate in my opinion...

"Wash and wear" is more accurate in my opinion but yeah it just means wearing the hair virtually "as-is".
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-22-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 336
Posted By artemis513
If you are just looking at it simply from the...

If you are just looking at it simply from the premise that they both are water based, then no, there is no difference and it's marketing/semantics. But the difference that is there is based on what...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-05-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By artemis513
And also the quote you posted is saying that it...

And also the quote you posted is saying that it is one of the cleanest natural resources around that can be used for many things. Just as many people find quite a bit of use for it as those who do...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-05-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By artemis513
It just doesn't work on everyone's hair. ...

It just doesn't work on everyone's hair.

Mostly people don't like it. Ever find yourself re-applying lip balm or your hands being dry no matter how much lotion you use, changes are the Mineral...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-05-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,552
Posted By artemis513
Idk...it is good to give people the benefit of...

Idk...it is good to give people the benefit of the doubt; imo some of those new posters may be new to hair, but they might also be lazy and that's why their hair is in the pickle it's in.

Lead a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-05-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,552
Posted By artemis513
^^I really have never understood how someone can...

^^I really have never understood how someone can ask someone on the internet to blindly diagnose them with a fuzzy picture and a vague description of their hair. I know that not everyone is trying to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-04-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By artemis513
It's not the ONLY oil. There are other oils...

It's not the ONLY oil.

There are other oils that have molecules that can penetrate strands e.g. avocado oil but coconut oil has the most.[/QUOTE]

Agree. Any oil that is rich in saturated or...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-04-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 911
Posted By artemis513
Based on hair science, yes. Conditioning the hair...

Based on hair science, yes. Conditioning the hair actually means to nourish it--that is, provide whatever components the hair is missing to improve or maintain "health" or manageability.

In my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-04-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By artemis513
Every time I have tried to use product with...

Every time I have tried to use product with mineral oil in it, it has been very difficult to wash out. I end up needing a full-on clarifying shampoo to get it all out and I am not a heavy handed...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-03-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,023
Posted By artemis513
At the time that Lorraine Massey wrote the first...

At the time that Lorraine Massey wrote the first edition of Curly Girl, there was a huge trend toward the "solution" to curly frizzy 'unruly' hair being to slather silicone serums and very occlusive...
Forum: 4 10-24-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,617
Posted By artemis513
Split ends are caused by long-term dryness,...

Split ends are caused by long-term dryness, period. Your moisturizing routine is ineffective and you need to change it. Not just tweak something here or there, completely look at the overall routine...
Forum: 4 10-24-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,302
Posted By artemis513
I have low porosity hair too. When my hair's...

I have low porosity hair too. When my hair's soaked down in the shower to get it completely wet (which takes a bit of effort b/c I'm lo-po) I squeeze some of the water out and then apply gobs of...
Forum: 4 10-24-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,823
Posted By artemis513
Yes of course everyone's hair is different, but...

Yes of course everyone's hair is different, but that is because everyone's perspective about hair and how they want their hair to look and feel is different. Wearing my hair out works for me because...
Forum: 4 10-24-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By artemis513
Same here--nape hair is much looser. And silky....

Same here--nape hair is much looser. And silky. Strands like that are also around the sides too. I don't mind it now that my hair is longer, but in the beginning it did stick out against the tighter...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-19-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,153
Posted By artemis513
Just because something is CG doesn't mean it...

Just because something is CG doesn't mean it can't build up. It has butters and oils so yeah it has potential to build up. If that happens just cleanse a little bit sooner than you normally do and...
Forum: 3 10-19-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By artemis513
I really like that Desert Essence conditioner a...

I really like that Desert Essence conditioner a lot. Makes hair super luscious :)

Do you rinse out your conditioner? If so, have you ever tried leaving it in instead? Maybe your hair just needs...
Forum: 4 10-19-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,823
Posted By artemis513
Yes of course everyone's hair is different, but...

Yes of course everyone's hair is different, but that is because everyone's perspective about hair and how they want their hair to look and feel is different. Wearing my hair out works for me because...
Forum: 4 10-17-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,959
Posted By artemis513
Once I stopped using a comb or denman my hair's...

Once I stopped using a comb or denman my hair's thickness seemed like it tripled! It was crazy. Every now and then I pull out my Mason Pearson rake comb to detangle and I have to put it now because...
Forum: 4 10-17-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,823
Posted By artemis513
Wash-n-go is what you make it. Same with any...

Wash-n-go is what you make it. Same with any other hairstyle. If you think it's a complicated or a confusing thing, it will be. Simple as that. A major factor to a successful WnG or "wash & wear...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-01-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By artemis513
THE NATURAL HAVEN: Glycerin: Fall and Winter Hair...

THE NATURAL HAVEN: Glycerin: Fall and Winter Hair Care (http://www.thenaturalhavenbloom.com/2011/10/glycerin-fall-and-winter-hair-care.html)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-31-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 674
Posted By artemis513
Are you looking for these products to "give" you...

Are you looking for these products to "give" you curls? Have you tried experimenting with how wet or how dry you apply the stylers? Some products work better on wet hair and some work better on damp...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-31-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By artemis513
No one said you were making assumptions about the...

No one said you were making assumptions about the whole product. I am just saying that one ingredient does not make the product, which you already said that you understand...sigh...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-31-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By artemis513
I respectfully disagree. I use pure argan oil on...

I respectfully disagree. I use pure argan oil on my hair as a finisher on dry hair because it is lighter than avocado oil which I use as a pre-shampoo treatment. To me, it is just as light as apricot...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-31-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By artemis513
I never said I was. I simply wanted to completely...

I never said I was. I simply wanted to completely grasp the ingredient before making my judgement call. There is no need for me to ask about the other ingredients, I am familiar with those. Also, as...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 08-31-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,814
Posted By artemis513
Can you look up the ingredients of the product...

Can you look up the ingredients of the product and see what local brands might have similar ingredients listing? The first 5 ingredients typically are the most important as far as formulation and how...
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