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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-19-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By Geek_Chic
Do you have hard water? Limp curls sound like...

Do you have hard water? Limp curls sound like over-conditioning, but rough hair could be due to mineral deposits or even product buildup. You might clarify, then use something protein-y. I get better...
Forum: 2 12-18-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 546
Posted By Geek_Chic
This page has a list of curly hair stylists, both...

This page has a list of curly hair stylists, both USA based and international. There's two of them at a salon in Decatur, AL.

How to find a Curly Hair Artist in your Area - Krista Leavitt - Curl...
Forum: Feedback 12-16-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 113
Posted By Geek_Chic
The...

The http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/feedback/173508-coming-soon-curltalk-redesign.html thread was about the site as seen from a desktop, not the app. There was no mention about a redesign for...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-16-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Geek_Chic
When I ACV rinsed, I applied it after cowashing,...

When I ACV rinsed, I applied it after cowashing, did a quickie scalp scrub, then left it on while I applied my RO. Then I rinsed everything out and went on with my normal routine. Done that way,...
Forum: 2 12-16-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,918
Posted By Geek_Chic
If your hair is very damaged or very...

If your hair is very damaged or very over-conditioned, it may take more than 1 pt to see optimal results. If a single pt didn't leave your hair feeling dry or straw-like, or didn't leave it super...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-15-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Geek_Chic
http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/general-dis...

http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/general-discussion-about-curly-hair/58468-acronyms-abbreviations-definitions.html
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-14-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By Geek_Chic
An avocado in whole form does have some protein...

An avocado in whole form does have some protein in it. however unless improperly processed, pure oils are protein free. If you read the nutrition label on avocado oil, it indicates 0g protein.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-07-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By Geek_Chic
Which Yes To Cucumbers, Color Care or Color...

Which Yes To Cucumbers, Color Care or Color Protection? If Color Care, then the Sodium Coco-Sulfate may be too strong a surfactant now. Aside from that, the oils in either of the YTC shampoos are...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-06-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By Geek_Chic
Here's a few articles on shelf life: Do Hair &...

Here's a few articles on shelf life:
Do Hair & Beauty Products Ever Expire? (http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/wavy-hair-type-2/do-hair-products-ever-expire/)

How Long is Too Long to Keep...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-06-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By Geek_Chic
If you go that route, I would add some oil to a...

If you go that route, I would add some oil to a wash day's worth of conditioner, not to the entire bottle. Adding oils to a bottle of conditioner runs the risk of overwhelming the emulsifier(s) and...
Forum: 2 12-04-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 487
Posted By Geek_Chic
The fragrance ingredients in CJPP are as follows:...

The fragrance ingredients in CJPP are as follows: FRAGRANCE/PARFUM, LIMONENE*, LINALOOL*, CITRONELLOL*, BENZYL SALICYLATE*. Those are what the " *FRAGRANCE COMPONENTS." refers to.

The contact...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-01-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Geek_Chic
Thanks for the reply! My hair is medium texture...

Thanks for the reply!
My hair is medium texture and density. Not sure about the porosity..
Maybe it's from all the protein?
I will try a clarifying shampoo and see what happens[/QUOTE]

I'd...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-24-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Geek_Chic
If you're worried, just use a low poo with...

If you're worried, just use a low poo with cocamidopropyl betaine or cocobetaine in it when you wash next.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-22-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,445
Posted By Geek_Chic
That's my current DT but DT always leave my hair...

That's my current DT but DT always leave my hair straw like[/QUOTE]

I wonder if it's the shea butter that your hair isn't liking? It's the 3rd ingredient (after water), so there's a lot of it in...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-18-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By Geek_Chic
I was going to link you to Science-y Hair Blog's...

I was going to link you to Science-y Hair Blog's hairstyles for not thick hair posts, but they all appear to have been taken down. :( There is one there for rag curls, if you're interested.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-16-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,487
Posted By Geek_Chic
Search is wonky lately. If you just typed in low...

Search is wonky lately. If you just typed in low density on your last search, then the search function probably pulled everything with low, and everything with density. Try "low density" (in quotes)...
Forum: Feedback 11-13-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Geek_Chic
Try atx_eve. She's the nc.com staffer in charge...

Try atx_eve. She's the nc.com staffer in charge of CurlTalk. She should be able to forward your issue to the techs. Her email is: evelyn@naturallycurly.com
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 11-13-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By Geek_Chic
Ooh... I'd bet that you could sub okra gel for...

Ooh... I'd bet that you could sub okra gel for the FSG in those recipes. You might have to use a thickener though. Also, if I recall, someone here had a co-kra gel recipe they swore by. I believe it...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 11-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By Geek_Chic
If your hair likes FSG, Science-y Hair Blog has a...

If your hair likes FSG, Science-y Hair Blog has a couple flaxseed curl cream recipes you might try. I haven't mixed them up for serious use, but her basic FSG recipe is what I use, and I love her...
Forum: Feedback 11-12-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By Geek_Chic
The FAQ link at the bottom of CurlTalk has been...

The FAQ link at the bottom of CurlTalk has been bad for a while now. I think I messaged atx_eve about it some time ago, but I don't recall exactly when. FYI, you can access the FAQ through the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-11-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Geek_Chic
It's easy to miss getting sufficient product on...

It's easy to miss getting sufficient product on the crown area and the back of the head. Try applying your product upside down, then if there's any left on your hands, flip upright again and apply...
Forum: 2 11-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,918
Posted By Geek_Chic
This may not be necessary. If you have coarse or...

This may not be necessary. If you have coarse or medium hair you may want to DT after a PT. I have fine hair and I never DT, not even after a protein treatment. If I DT-ed after a PT it would...
Forum: 2 11-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Geek_Chic
Interesting. Vertical SOTC never worked well for...

Interesting. Vertical SOTC never worked well for me, so I almost always do a horizontal SOTC. Haven't tried a horizontal twist to SOTC though. May have to try it. :)
Forum: Protein-sensitive 11-06-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,617
Posted By Geek_Chic
There are some deep conditioners in this list,...

There are some deep conditioners in this list, Curl Junkie Curl Rehab and Spiral Solutions Deeply Decadent. As far as I know, there is no separate protein free deep conditioners list.

Some of the...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-06-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Geek_Chic
Corrina777 explained it perfectly. I just wanted...

Corrina777 explained it perfectly. I just wanted to add that Cocamidopropyl Betaine is very similar to Coco Betaine, a gentle surfactant that is able to remove even non-water soluble silicones. It's...
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