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Forum: 4 04-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,735
Posted By curliefro
I had been having stagnant hair growth, and for...

I had been having stagnant hair growth, and for the past 1 1/2 years, I have exclusively finger combed. Big difference, detangling was better (able to feel for shed hair and tangles better w/o...
Forum: 3 07-21-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By curliefro
Unfortunately, it sounds like your hair has...

Unfortunately, it sounds like your hair has become weaker from heat damage. While it can appear, normal, the fragility while handling your hair is evident. You will have to do more deep conditioning...
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 07-02-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,702
Posted By curliefro
Yes stress can play a role in hair loss, but the...

Yes stress can play a role in hair loss, but the lightheaded portion concerns me. Do you have long/or heavy menses (periods)? If so, iron deficiency could be a possibility. I take one iron tablet a...
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 07-02-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,807
Posted By curliefro
Oh goodness no, have her say no to the weaves...

Oh goodness no, have her say no to the weaves which can stress the hair follicle. Better for her to use a wig (then take it off at home so her scalp can breathe). Fortunately, I see little black...
Forum: 4 05-13-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,200
Posted By curliefro
Have you looked at your scalp with a mirror? Is...

Have you looked at your scalp with a mirror? Is it red, flaky?
You may have to clarify your hair if it is product buildup on your scalp.
Also have you considered doing a skin test with your...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 12-04-2011, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,411
Posted By curliefro
Hey, sorry about the damage. Some individuals...

Hey, sorry about the damage. Some individuals have used an intense protein treatments like aphogee which caused some reversion. The treatments would be repeated (look on youtube). If this doesn't...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 02-27-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,334
Posted By curliefro
J.S.M., CSI is right consider your hair porosity...

J.S.M., CSI is right consider your hair porosity and texture (strand thickness). That will be important for strength of relaxer and length of time to leave it on. Whatever salon you go to, make sure...
Forum: 4 02-05-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,334
Posted By curliefro
I love the leave in recipe. I mix both Giovanni...

I love the leave in recipe. I mix both Giovanni leave in and Kinky Curly Knot Today in the recipe and it works as a great moisterizer (especially for my ends) and I get to stretch my products. Hats...
Forum: 4 02-02-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By curliefro
That's why I keep my nails short/filed, cuticles...

That's why I keep my nails short/filed, cuticles trimmed, and keep my hands from being ashy. Makes a difference.
Forum: 4 12-30-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 17,137
Posted By curliefro
I think Kimmaytube and others overtime have...

I think Kimmaytube and others overtime have gotten to know their hair (porosity, hair thickness etc) and figure out what works for them (i.e. key to length retention). I think once that occurs, it...
Forum: 4 12-30-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,230
Posted By curliefro
I use a spritz mix of Giovanni conditioner or...

I use a spritz mix of Giovanni conditioner or trader joe's moisture balance with aloe vera juice and water (variation of Kimmaytube's leave in) and finger comb delicately.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-30-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,015
Posted By curliefro
I live in West Texas where the water is hard. I...

I live in West Texas where the water is hard. I had used distilled water purchased at grocery store; later, I installed a filter on my shower head (cheap at Lowe's or Home Depot). Makes a big...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-30-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,459
Posted By curliefro
This appears like healthy 4b hair. Make sure you...

This appears like healthy 4b hair. Make sure you do deep conditioning with a texturizer.
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 11-20-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,694
Posted By curliefro
That teacher has no right to make personal...

That teacher has no right to make personal remarks to students about appearance unless it violates the school dress code. I agree OnyxK - none of her bizwax. :angry8:
Forum: 4 09-18-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,709
Posted By curliefro
The bolded part indicates that it's too long and...

The bolded part indicates that it's too long and time to cut. Poor boy hates it - I don't mind it if the child has no problem with it and it is cared for. :blob7:
Forum: 4 09-18-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,038
Posted By curliefro
Wow! Those 19 feet locks (whisper) I notice...

Wow! Those 19 feet locks (whisper) I notice thinning at her sides during shampooing likely from the weight of the locks. Definitely too much - but she must get paid from Guiness book so good for her....
Forum: Growing out 08-30-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,808
Posted By curliefro
On the whole since the BC in 2009, you have...

On the whole since the BC in 2009, you have definitely gained growth of lovely coils. I had been anemic and not compliant with my vitamins. Since taking daily iron (especially this) and mutivitamins,...
Forum: 4 08-30-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By curliefro
I don't blame you, I like to keep things simple...

I don't blame you, I like to keep things simple (i.e. short umcomplicated regimen). I agree with hippychic, smooth as silk by giovanni (the brand's deeper conditioner) left my hair soft and...
Forum: 4 08-29-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By curliefro
Giovanni and trader joe has a great line of...

Giovanni and trader joe has a great line of natural moisturizing conditioners with low protein. Also try Kimmaytube's leave in conditioner recipe (aloe vera juice, Knot today (or your favorite...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 08-23-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By curliefro
Yeah, better to just walk away. Grief can do...

Yeah, better to just walk away. Grief can do strange things to some people and that would not be the venue to have a brawl about hair :confused1:
Forum: 4 08-07-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,927
Posted By curliefro
4b - your hair is healthy and that should be the...

4b - your hair is healthy and that should be the primary focus. Determine your hair density, thickness and porosity as stated earlier and whether your hair loves cones, protein, oils, etc. This will...
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 08-07-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,643
Posted By curliefro
Please let your parents know since hair thinning...

Please let your parents know since hair thinning can be caused by medical problems like anemia (especially with menses) and hypothyroidism. Make sure you have a balanced diet and take a multivitamin...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-24-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By curliefro
When that adorable girl demonstrated how she...

When that adorable girl demonstrated how she played with her hair, I could see how the noise from the beads could be distracting (like drumming fingers on a desk) - but I am not excusing that teacher...
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 07-11-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,555
Posted By curliefro
Definitely reevaluate your thyroid status since...

Definitely reevaluate your thyroid status since hypothyroidism can cause thinning. Also responsible is iron deficiency. I know since I have been taking iron, as I am anemic, my hair has become...
Forum: 4 06-20-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,768
Posted By curliefro
My press was actually a rollerset/flat iron job,...

My press was actually a rollerset/flat iron job, with the roots lightly pressed with a hot comb. The funny thing is that I had noticed several patches of springy curls while I had my kinky twists...
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