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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-02-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,455
Posted By mandirose1
I'm digging this one up, as I'm going pixie on...

I'm digging this one up, as I'm going pixie on Tuesday!

It has been YEARS since I've been on here, but I've been digging my curly hair for awhile. It only took 28 years to come to terms with it......
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-22-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By mandirose1
Also, I noticed that you said you waited until...

Also, I noticed that you said you waited until your hair was "almost" dry before SOTC. I know it's hard but it can really make a difference to wait until it's completely, etely!! dry! If I don't wait...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-25-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By mandirose1
Don't bother with the book. With all the info...

Don't bother with the book. With all the info you'll find on here, (and I recommend checking out livecurlylivefree.com) you'll be all set.
I spent a few weeks looking at all these threads and blogs...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-10-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,168
Posted By mandirose1
I have a lot of 2C, some 3A and I have a lot of...

I have a lot of 2C, some 3A and I have a lot of those curls that decide to change direction midway down the curl!
I've been CG for a month and a half and I've never been more comfortable with my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-05-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By mandirose1
If you are checking a bag you could put a gallon...

If you are checking a bag you could put a gallon size container of Boots in that bag if you wanted! But if you are trying only to bring carry-ons you'll need to keep everything to 3oz containers. TSA...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-05-2009, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By mandirose1
That sure would be a luxury! But I have to lug...

That sure would be a luxury! But I have to lug everything around from plane to plane, through airports, up into overhead bins, from city to city. I'd rather have a bad hair day than lug pounds of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-05-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By mandirose1
My hair doesn't seem to do well in humidity. Just...

My hair doesn't seem to do well in humidity. Just gets more flyaway and limp.

My parents still live in Cali in the high desert and it's VERY dry there and hot. I was having the best hair days when...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By mandirose1
I'm not sure how thoroughly this will answer your...

I'm not sure how thoroughly this will answer your question, but I LOVE this website:

http://www.cosmeticsinfo.org/ingredient_details.php?ingredient_id=1407
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By mandirose1
I'm not technically a United employee, but I do...

I'm not technically a United employee, but I do fly United Express flights. I work for a regional airline, aka all the small planes that people don't like!

bettinfla:
Part time is particularly...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By mandirose1
I suppose I entertain passengers.... I'm a flight...

I suppose I entertain passengers.... I'm a flight attendant. I actually grew up in Long Beach which is very close to LA. Just happened to be where I was born and raised! I now live in Denver, CO....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 404
Posted By mandirose1
I haven't used many of those products. But I grew...

I haven't used many of those products. But I grew up there and I can tell you that it's a little more humid there than people think. So, try to keep that in mind! You'll need some hold!
Have fun in...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By mandirose1
Water and curls

This is something I've really noticed lately...

I'm a flight attendant, so I stay in hotels a lot. I started the CG method a little over a month ago, while I was on leave for shoulder surgery. I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 955
Posted By mandirose1
Really cute! And your stylist did a great job...

Really cute! And your stylist did a great job capturing that cut! And kudos to you for donating! May it bring you great karma!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-04-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By mandirose1
Are you applying any leave-in? Are you squeezing...

Are you applying any leave-in? Are you squeezing any water out of your hair first? Do you scrunch your products in? How loose is your plop?

If you are applying leave-in, maybe you need to apply a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-03-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 420
Posted By mandirose1
I put my hair half up a lot for work. It seems...

I put my hair half up a lot for work. It seems like you don't like them, but I always use bobby pins because they stay the longest and are the most discreet. I find that it's absolutely crucial that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-31-2009, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By mandirose1
Someone asked me this morning if I permed my...

Someone asked me this morning if I permed my hair. While some perms are scary, I suppose, I'm still taking this as a compliment! My curls must have been rockin'!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-28-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By mandirose1
I started plopping recently, and I do love the...

I started plopping recently, and I do love the results. I have noticed, however, that my hair is now tangling at the nape of my neck. I'm guessing that it's because that part of my hair isn't exactly...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 07-27-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,433
Posted By mandirose1
Scarlet Salon is really convenient to me (I could...

Scarlet Salon is really convenient to me (I could even walk!) but I used to go to a stylist there that I chose not to see after he started relegating everything I came in for to the salon assistant. ...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-16-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,746
Posted By mandirose1
I'm in California, and I found out my mom still...

I'm in California, and I found out my mom still has that diffuser! Yay! What a silly thing to be excited about, but I SO am!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-15-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By mandirose1
I think you need to figure out if it's actually...

I think you need to figure out if it's actually dandruff or not. Actually dandruff has more of a yellow color to the flakes, where dry skin just flaking off of your scalp is white.

If you have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-13-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By mandirose1
Pillow rollers work great. You sleep in them and...

Pillow rollers work great. You sleep in them and you just have to gently brush the curl out in the morning. It's really neat to get hair that looks heat styled without damaging it a bit!
I really...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-13-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By mandirose1
My jaw literally dropped when I saw this...

My jaw literally dropped when I saw this difference! Your hair looks SO much better! Hang in there!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-13-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,007
Posted By mandirose1
I went to a big BBQ last Friday night, and out of...

I went to a big BBQ last Friday night, and out of at least 20 girls I was the only one with curly hair.

I know damn well I was just the only one that wasn't hiding it! (anymore! I would have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-13-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By mandirose1
I didn't towel dry AT ALL before I plopped. I...

I didn't towel dry AT ALL before I plopped. I scrunched HESMU and a bit of BRHG ala mysteryflavored style, and was actually still dripping a bit when I plopped. Maybe that makes a difference in how...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-13-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By mandirose1
Thanks! I think I'll get the flour sacks! ...

Thanks! I think I'll get the flour sacks!


I plopped for about an 1 1/2 hours. I would say I was probably about 50% dry when I pulled it out. I diffused because I was going to bed. I then put on...
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