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Forum: Recipes for hair and body 06-17-2010, 11:15 AM
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Posted By pelicano
Dilution for aloe vera juice?

For anyone who uses aloe vera juice (as opposed to the gel) on hair or scalp, what sort of dilution do you use?

Thanks very much. :)
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-29-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,327
Posted By pelicano
I'm not particularly a fan of tea tree oil, and I...

I'm not particularly a fan of tea tree oil, and I agree it is drying, but I do use lots of other oils. I kind of feel it is over-rated, but still has its uses (eg. fungal foot infections etc). I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-29-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 771
Posted By pelicano
I get loads of volume but no clumping - just a...

I get loads of volume but no clumping - just a huge pile of frizz!
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-28-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,786
Posted By pelicano
Exactly - I totally agree. I am not particularly...

Exactly - I totally agree. I am not particularly big, but my upper arms have always been on the large size, so I know I'd have looked terrible in a strapless one. As you say, there are only a small...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-28-2009, 03:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,786
Posted By pelicano
I agree. I got married just as the strapless...

I agree. I got married just as the strapless dress was really starting to 'take over', but I wore one with sleeves. To be honest, I think they are so unflattering to all but a few lucky ones!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-27-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 35,666
Posted By pelicano
I'm a fellow sufferer. Nightmare, isn't it? For...

I'm a fellow sufferer. Nightmare, isn't it? For me my scalp always has to come before my hair when making choices, and there are so many things it won't tolerate.

The best thing I've found is...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By pelicano
I'm still 2 episodes behind, but will watch one...

I'm still 2 episodes behind, but will watch one this afternoon!

I totally agree as well about Miss Bates. I think her character has been very well developed in this production, without going...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By pelicano
That's the sort I got from Currys.

That's the sort I got from Currys.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-27-2009, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 422
Posted By pelicano
I have this problem, as I have ear problems, and...

I have this problem, as I have ear problems, and also find that sort doesn't stay in my ears anyway! I have some of those flat ones that hook over your ears - I got them from Currys, I think. You...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 10-25-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By pelicano
I often forget about them, but I love that shop...

I often forget about them, but I love that shop too. I've only used their mail order.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-24-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By pelicano
I have SD and it's a nightmare. My scalp always...

I have SD and it's a nightmare. My scalp always has to come before my hair. Here's what I find helps and doesn't help though:

Worst things for my scalp are:
Conditioners of any type. I have to...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 10-24-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By pelicano
Here are a couple of places: ...

Here are a couple of places:

http://www.aromantic.co.uk

http://akuawood.x-shops.com/
Forum: Makeup/skin care 10-24-2009, 05:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By pelicano
I've been doing it for 18 months now and it's...

I've been doing it for 18 months now and it's absolutely the best thing I've ever done for my skin.

Before: extremely oily and always some degree of acne. Skin always red
After: slightly oily...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-23-2009, 09:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,174
Posted By pelicano
Buy cloth pads made from red fabric so they won't...

Buy cloth pads made from red fabric so they won't show staining. Get a small waterproof bag to carry them home. Problems solved.[/quote]

I think the problem is more a psychological one!
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-23-2009, 02:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,174
Posted By pelicano
One of the things that puts me off about those is...

One of the things that puts me off about those is that I can only use the really mild washing powders/liquids (I currently use natural soapnut!), so it would never get them clean, I don't think. The...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-22-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,174
Posted By pelicano
It is bacterial vaginosis that you are getting? ...

It is bacterial vaginosis that you are getting? If so, I don't know why your doctor would be so confused, as lots of women get it month after month after their periods. The alkalinity of the blood...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-22-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By pelicano
I haven't seen that episode yet. Looking forward...

I haven't seen that episode yet. Looking forward to it! :)
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-22-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,350
Posted By pelicano
I really don't know what to do about the swine...

I really don't know what to do about the swine flu vaccine. I have mild asthma, so am expecting to get an invitation to have it done soon (the programme has just started being rolled out here -...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-21-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,041
Posted By pelicano
I'm enjoying it. :) Although I agree with the...

I'm enjoying it. :) Although I agree with the comments about the casting of Emma. She's a bit over the top, and coming across ultra modern too.

I prefer the casting of Mr Elton in this version...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-15-2009, 02:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,021
Posted By pelicano
I've concluded that protein, apart from in tiny...

I've concluded that protein, apart from in tiny amounts occasionally, is just no good for my hair. This is despite me having fine porous hair.

To those who are confused, to be honest, all you can...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-14-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,803
Posted By pelicano
I need to go to the US and go to a proper...

I need to go to the US and go to a proper Halloween party!! :laughing8:
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-14-2009, 05:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,803
Posted By pelicano
Isn't that what Cher does in Mermaids? :laughing8:

Isn't that what Cher does in Mermaids? :laughing8:
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-14-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,803
Posted By pelicano
I hate it. We aren't so into Halloween in the UK...

I hate it. We aren't so into Halloween in the UK anyway, although it's getting more involved every year. I hate the idea that kids are told to never accept sweets from strangers the rest of the...
Forum: All-natural hair care 10-14-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,935
Posted By pelicano
Yes, I've seen the egg white powder, but I wanted...

Yes, I've seen the egg white powder, but I wanted whole egg. Anyway, to be honest, I've gone right off egg now, as I find my hair is better off without the protein! :laughing8: It made it feel nice...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-14-2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,202
Posted By pelicano
It takes ages for my hair to air dry, which...

It takes ages for my hair to air dry, which causes me all sorts of problems. if I don't have time for all that, I just spritz in some water (so it isn't soaking wet, just a bit wet on the main...
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