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Forum: Straightening/relaxing 04-01-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 967
Posted By Curly Dee
I think I'm a 3c/4a. I roller set my hair...

I think I'm a 3c/4a.

I roller set my hair after washing (every 4-5 days usually) and wrap nightly, securing with a satin scarf. My hair NEVER gets poker straight. I always roller set before...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 02-14-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By Curly Dee
Below is a YouTube link to a tutorial for...

Below is a YouTube link to a tutorial for wrapping hair. She does some other stuff in the video, too, but it gives you basic hair wrapping tips. Hope you find it helpful!
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Forum: 4 02-14-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,623
Posted By Curly Dee
I have a friend who is having similar issues, so...

I have a friend who is having similar issues, so please post the results of your trials. Also, do you think ingesting the supplement or eating garlic-rich meals would be as beneficial?
Forum: Transitioning 02-07-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 75,691
Posted By Curly Dee
I transitioned for 12 months before cutting off a...

I transitioned for 12 months before cutting off a great deal of my relaxed ends. (I trimmed the last of the ends off 6 months after the initial cut.) I blended the two textures by roller-setting my...
Forum: 3 12-23-2007, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By Curly Dee
Maria, I have the same issues in almost...

Maria,

I have the same issues in almost exactly the same spot. I have done the EVOO/honey mixture and it was too sticky and hard to rinse out (and I really didn't notice a difference). However,...
Forum: 4 11-18-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Curly Dee
Mariag, I've been transitioning for 15 or so...

Mariag,
I've been transitioning for 15 or so months now. Like you, I roller set every 4-5 days and use a hood dryer on the low or medium heat setting. When I first cut off my relaxed ends and my...
Forum: 3 11-15-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,287
Posted By Curly Dee
I have similar feeling about the 'cones...

I have similar feeling about the 'cones discussion.

I have been using Paul Mitchell Foaming Pommade and The Conditioner forever (I call them my "old faithfuls").They worked great when I was...
Forum: Transitioning 10-18-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By Curly Dee
I actually had this conversation with a friend...

I actually had this conversation with a friend last week who is experiencing this problem. I think it's customary to shed about 50 hairs per day. If you're combing only every 3 days, then you...
Forum: 4 09-24-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By Curly Dee
I'm enjoying the condish as well (I use it with...

I'm enjoying the condish as well (I use it with the low-poo). My hair feels well conditioned, and after one month, I've got about one half of the bottle left. I have instituted a rule to use new...
Forum: Transitioning 09-24-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By Curly Dee
Your hair looks great! Congratulations Mariag!

Your hair looks great! Congratulations Mariag!
Forum: 4 09-18-2007, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,325
Posted By Curly Dee
I roller set myself twice per week. I've been...

I roller set myself twice per week. I've been doing it for years (since I was relaxed). It gets easier the more you do it. I like my resulting curls a lot. Roller setting allows me to get 2nd,...
Forum: Transitioning 09-08-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 23,319
Posted By Curly Dee
mariag, you're hair is looking great!! I hope to...

mariag, you're hair is looking great!! I hope to have your length in a few months.
Forum: Transitioning 08-13-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By Curly Dee
Hi Speckla! Your hair issues sound like the...

Hi Speckla!

Your hair issues sound like the situation I was in not too long ago. I transitioned while trying to maintain my bob haircut, so my nape grew out much faster than the rest of my hair. ...
Forum: 4 07-20-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Curly Dee
Humidity is not my friend, either (80-90 degree...

Humidity is not my friend, either (80-90 degree temps with >90% humidity makes me feel like I'm living in a sauna). I recently had a lot of my relaxed ends cut off because the naturally curly parts...
Forum: Transitioning 07-20-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By Curly Dee
Misschrysta, Your experiences sound a lot like...

Misschrysta,
Your experiences sound a lot like mine. Perhaps having your stylist resape your hair will allow you to achieve the look and style you're hoping to wear. You don't have to chop it all...
Forum: Transitioning 07-09-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,571
Posted By Curly Dee
I have an appointment for a haircut on Friday,...

I have an appointment for a haircut on Friday, and I am hoping to cut about 1-2 inches of relaxed ends of of the upper areas (you'll understand what I mean by looking at my hair album).

I have...
Forum: Transitioning 07-09-2007, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By Curly Dee
Welcome Linda! Congratulations on your decision...

Welcome Linda! Congratulations on your decision to go natural! It may seem awkward in the beginning, but I agree that you'll realize how much healthier and more versatile your hair can be. I'm also a...
Forum: Transitioning 07-06-2007, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By Curly Dee
This month marks one year of transitioning for...

This month marks one year of transitioning for me. I have about 4 - 6 inches (front to back) of natural hair (I think it could be longer, but I've been getting 1/4 - 1/2 in trims every 6 weeks to...
Forum: Transitioning 07-05-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Curly Dee
Congratulations on keeping with you transition. ...

Congratulations on keeping with you transition. This month is my one year anniversary for transitioning, and I am very proud that I have made it this far. I have been able to roller set my hair and...
Forum: Transitioning 06-23-2007, 07:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,777
Posted By Curly Dee
I'm actually hoping that I can get the front to...

I'm actually hoping that I can get the front to stretch to the back for some sort of a decent ponytail/puff at the 18 month mark. If I'm not satisfied with my progress, I may just wait longer. We'll...
Forum: Transitioning 06-22-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,777
Posted By Curly Dee
I'm actually 11 months into my transition now. I...

I'm actually 11 months into my transition now. I am hoping to go a full 18 months before choppng off whatever is left of my relaxed ends. I contemplate chopping each day as I step outside into...
Forum: 3 06-22-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,335
Posted By Curly Dee
Is the Pantene pomade waxy or more liquid in...

Is the Pantene pomade waxy or more liquid in form? I've been using the PM foaming pomade for years and am not sure if I'm going to continue once I am completely natural (I have been slowly...
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