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Forum: 4 10-07-2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,190
Posted By AlikaIssa
Personally, my issue with Cerendipity's comment...

Personally, my issue with Cerendipity's comment is likening 4c hair to what her hair looks like on a bad day, i.e. when it's all gone wrong. For me, that is exactly the same as saying 3c-type hair is...
Forum: 4 10-05-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,605
Posted By AlikaIssa
I agree with you 1000%. Its heartbreaking really,...

I agree with you 1000%. Its heartbreaking really, just to imagine someone living in that neighborhood to read things written about them, their HOME, their FAMILY, whatever personal issues they have...
Forum: 4 09-23-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,239
Posted By AlikaIssa
Yeah, that's why I don't like using the word...

Yeah, that's why I don't like using the word kinky to describe hair.

I don't like the word 'nappy' either because over here in the UK a nappy is a baby's diaper. So when I hear the word nappy I...
Forum: 4 09-03-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,406
Posted By AlikaIssa
That article reminds me of the Oprah show where...

That article reminds me of the Oprah show where she said that Bill Cosby told her that she doesnt have the head for a TWA

What You Didn't See After The Show With Chris Rock and Solange! - YouTube...
Forum: 4 08-27-2011, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By AlikaIssa
If you like everything about the heavy cream...

If you like everything about the heavy cream except for the smell, you may want to try adding a few drops of your favourite essential oils to the product
Forum: 4 08-27-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By AlikaIssa
When the hair is twisted it keeps more moisture...

When the hair is twisted it keeps more moisture in the strands which is why it feels softer.
Forum: 3 08-27-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,657
Posted By AlikaIssa
I wear a headscarf on a daily basis (for...

I wear a headscarf on a daily basis (for spiritual reasons). I wear a satin scarf first to keep moisture in my hair then I tie my main headscarf around my head.

Your hair will not cook. I was in...
Forum: 4 08-26-2011, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By AlikaIssa
Hi, If you are in the US you can get your...

Hi,

If you are in the US you can get your BTMS from Lotioncrafter BTMS - Lotioncrafter LLC (http://www.lotioncrafter.com/lotioncrafter-btms.html)
and your Broccoli seed oil from Broccoli Seed...
Forum: 4 08-24-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By AlikaIssa
No problem. Thanks for bumping this thread...

No problem.

Thanks for bumping this thread :icon_smile: It reminded me to include some info about herbs in the recipe thread that I started.
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By AlikaIssa
Deep Conditioner

60 mils boiling water
15 mils Aloe Vera Juice
6 grams BTMS (Behentrimonium Methosulphate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol)
7 grams Coconut Oil
5 mils honeyquat (Hydroxypropyltrimonium Honey)
5 mils...
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By AlikaIssa
Twists

I use the creamy shea butter recipes for two strand twists.

After washing and conditioning my hair I apply A'kin leave in conditioner and seal with a light oil. I place my hair in large braids and...
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By AlikaIssa
Black Soap Shampoo

Ingredients

Dudu Osun soap (20%),
Glycerin (10%) ,
Xanthan gum (1%)
Spring water(69%).

Grate the Dudu Osun soap and add it to boiling water and mix it until the soap dissolves. Pour the...
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By AlikaIssa
Firm Hold Flax seed gel

1 cup of water
10 ml of Aloe Vera Juice (the type that has Citric Acid added to it)
5 ml of Agave Nectar Syrup
5 ml of Castor oil
2 Spoons of golden flaxseeds
1 gram of Xantham Gum
1 mil of...
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,052
Posted By AlikaIssa
Cleansing Detangling Conditioner

6 grams BTMS (Behentrimonium Methosulphate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol)
5 grams Coconut Oil
89 grams boiling water

Place the coconut oil and BTMS in an oven proof glass boil then place the bowl...
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,364
Posted By AlikaIssa
Flax seed gel is great for curl definition.

Flax seed gel is great for curl definition.
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,505
Posted By AlikaIssa
Thanks for explaining that. I've been reading all...

Thanks for explaining that. I've been reading all this talk about people not having a curl pattern and it did not make sense to me.
Forum: 4 08-23-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,600
Posted By AlikaIssa
Do you wash your hair in braids? This should help...

Do you wash your hair in braids? This should help reduce tangles. I normally detangle my hair before I wash it. Lately I have been using Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose as a pre-shampoo treatment. I...
Forum: 4 08-22-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,600
Posted By AlikaIssa
Welcome to NC :wave: How are you styling...

Welcome to NC :wave:

How are you styling your hair?
Forum: 4 08-22-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,849
Posted By AlikaIssa
She has pretty hair :love5: I didnt realise...

She has pretty hair :love5:

I didnt realise that's what people were talking about when they referred to z shaped strands. I've seen a lot of hair like that but I always refer to as tightly coiled....
Forum: 4 08-21-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By AlikaIssa
Are you planning to wear your hair in a straight...

Are you planning to wear your hair in a straight style often? If not there is no need to straighten your hair in order to cut it. Be careful about getting your hair flat ironed at the salon, too many...
Forum: 4 08-19-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,471
Posted By AlikaIssa
yup! kind of like woman perming there hair and...

yup! kind of like woman perming there hair and all the risk that come a long with it, but hey beauty is pain baby...[/QUOTE]

Those words take me back to when I was 12, a friend of a friend...
Forum: 4 08-19-2011, 02:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,488
Posted By AlikaIssa
I know she's worn curly hairstyles before but...

I know she's worn curly hairstyles before but that's still not her real hair. Her hairs probably like her sister, which is still lovely. I was just using her as an example because for most she is the...
Forum: 4 08-18-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By AlikaIssa
I really like Prettydimples because she always...

I really like Prettydimples because she always has the hottest styles!
Forum: 4 08-18-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,728
Posted By AlikaIssa
I think so. Even when my hair was 14 inches...

I think so.

Even when my hair was 14 inches long the majority of my hair grew up and out - I love it :love5:

The majority of my hair is made up of cottony coils but the hair at the back of my...
Forum: 4 08-18-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,819
Posted By AlikaIssa
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