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Forum: Thin/thinning hair 02-24-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,855
Posted By per_simmon
visible bald patches

I've been fighting the good fight with my Alopecia, but although I have very thick hair it's gotten to the point where it's really visible. I can't begin to tell you how frustrated this makes me-...
Forum: 4 12-26-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By per_simmon
Hair breaking off like crazy!

Ugh.

I honestly don't know what could be causing this since I've been trying out a bunch of new things with my hair lately and it could be any one of them...I guess? I am so frustrated with this....
Forum: 3 12-09-2010, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,707
Posted By per_simmon
pprMACHEheart, I just saw the Palmers Gro stuff...

pprMACHEheart, I just saw the Palmers Gro stuff and was wondering if I should buy it (the lady in the store said it was great stuff!), but then I saw that mineral oil is the first ingredient and so...
Forum: 4 12-09-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,442
Posted By per_simmon
Cheap international shipping for hair products?

Hi all,

I tried to post this on the 3C boards originally, but maybe I'll have a bit more luck here :)

I've been trying to find a place online where I can purchase no-silicone-no-sulfate hair...
Forum: All-natural hair care 12-09-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,673
Posted By per_simmon
Mineral oil and petrolatum

Hi all,

I keep seeing mineral oil and petrolatum as ingredients on products that don't have silicones in them...I remember reading somewhere that mineral oil isn't good for your hair, but what the...
Forum: 4 12-03-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,294
Posted By per_simmon
Awesome, thanks! I'll try it out.

Awesome, thanks! I'll try it out.
Forum: 4 12-02-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,502
Posted By per_simmon
When I was little I would brush my hair, really...

When I was little I would brush my hair, really hard, in order to punish it for not lying flat. Of course plenty of hair would just break off in the brush and it would grow to immense frizzy...
Forum: 4 12-02-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,294
Posted By per_simmon
DIY hair steamer?

I'm really curious to try steaming my hair but do not have the 100+ dollars to shell out for a machine. Has anyone ever tried to cobble together a hair steamer from stuff they had around the house?...
Forum: 3 11-29-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By per_simmon
Lol, just answered my own question. Iherb is...

Lol, just answered my own question. Iherb is pretty good ($4 international shipping, products at very reasonable prices). I just ordered, we'll have to see what the shipping time is like. I'm pretty...
Forum: 3 11-28-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By per_simmon
Cheap international shipping?

Hi everyone,

I'm a little frustrated at not being able to find no-silicone hair products in Israel (unless they're *really* high end). And while it would be nice to be able to not use product at...
Forum: 3 11-02-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By per_simmon
Would protein treatments be in addition to...

Would protein treatments be in addition to conditioning? Sorry, I feel like kind of a dumbass asking these newbie questions..and am trying to be patient waiting for my hair to find its balance. :)
Forum: 3 11-01-2010, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By per_simmon
How to curlify?

I've been trying to go CG lately, and while my hair feels much healthier (softer etc.) the curls have gotten a lot less tight than they used to be, which I'm not happy about. I'd like to cut my hair...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-28-2010, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,276
Posted By per_simmon
Black soap?

Has anyone tried black soap as an alternative to shampoo? It seems like itmight be really good, especially with all that shea butter in there. I'd love to hear how people's results were..thanks!
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 09-28-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 264,457
Posted By per_simmon
Has anyone tried using shea butter or cacao...

Has anyone tried using shea butter or cacao butter in FSG? Would it be too heavy?
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 09-12-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,543
Posted By per_simmon
This happens to me quite often with my alopecia....

This happens to me quite often with my alopecia. It's mostly hidden, and I've told people about it only to have them respond that nobody knows so what's the difference? Yes, thank you, hair loss is...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-12-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By per_simmon
Yeah, now that it's the next day I can say that I...

Yeah, now that it's the next day I can say that I find the rinse to be really drying- even after a cowash my curls haven't really come back to themselves. So maybe it'll be a once-in-a-long-while...
Forum: All-natural hair care 09-11-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,215
Posted By per_simmon
I love shea butter! But it can be a bit heavy...

I love shea butter! But it can be a bit heavy applied straight to the hair. What I like to do is when I take a bath I melt some shea butter in the water, then I get the moisterizing properties in my...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-11-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By per_simmon
Hi Morgan, I just tried a baking soda/apple...

Hi Morgan,

I just tried a baking soda/apple cider vinegar rinse and am really pleased with the results. Do you know how often it's advisable to do that kind of rinse? For example, could I co-wash...
Forum: 3 09-07-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 50,757
Posted By per_simmon
I don't know about "most", but I'm Jewish (East...

I don't know about "most", but I'm Jewish (East European) and am a 3b. It's the "family hair"- everyone on my Dad's side has the same thick curly hair, and most of my cousins have it straightened. My...
Forum: Coloring your hair 09-06-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By per_simmon
natural way to lighten curls?

Hi there!

I'd really like to go lighter, but I'm really leery of putting anything harsh on my hair. Does anyone have any recommendations/recipies for naturally lightening hair color? My hair is...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-05-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 126,818
Posted By per_simmon
How critical is it to use no silicone products at...

How critical is it to use no silicone products at all? I'd like to try the method out, but I still have a lot of silicone leave-in hair cream at home. I'll be honest- it was expensive and I don't...
Forum: Health-related hair issues 09-05-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,871
Posted By per_simmon
If your doctor is a genral practitioner it might...

If your doctor is a genral practitioner it might be a good idea to go to a dermatologist. A lot of times if it's something specific/esoteric a general doctor won't necesarily recognize it or know...
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