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Forum: 3 01-09-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By SimplySophia
I'm inclined to believe it is the Shampoo and...

I'm inclined to believe it is the Shampoo and Conditioner that I'm using right now. I had bought them while I was away at college without checking the ingredients. The water there isn't the same as...
Forum: 3 01-08-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By SimplySophia
I've been using an Organix Conditioner(The...

I've been using an Organix Conditioner(The Ginger) but I haven't checked if its CG or not. I hadn't thought to put a leave in underneath it! Would something like KCKT work?
I apply about half a palm...
Forum: 3 01-07-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 237
Posted By SimplySophia
No Gel Cast?

Hello Curlies!
I recently got the DevaCurl Ultra Gel for Christmas and I've been having a bit of trouble with it. I apply it to the hair as instructed(basically still wet from the shower) and I try...
Forum: 3 07-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By SimplySophia
I hadn't even considered that. We have had some...

I hadn't even considered that. We have had some pretty high/humid temperatures so that makes sense!
Forum: 3 07-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By SimplySophia
Conditioner Trouble?

Hello everyone! I recently purchased the GVP Conditioning Balm after I ran out of my KCKT which I had been using as a conditioner. I was very excited to try the GVP Balm since many curlies online...
Forum: 3 01-25-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By SimplySophia
2nd Day care is the routine a curly follows for...

2nd Day care is the routine a curly follows for the 2nd day they "wear" their hair. You're essentially recycling the curls/routine you'd followed the day before and are using products to reboost the...
Forum: 3 12-14-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,221
Posted By SimplySophia
LA Sports Gel is a hit or miss for some people...

LA Sports Gel is a hit or miss for some people depending on what they're using underneath and their hair types. For $3 for a huge bottle it's worth the try. I had less trouble with flaking while...
Forum: 3 10-19-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By SimplySophia
I would say 3a. It's not uncommon to have two, or...

I would say 3a. It's not uncommon to have two, or more, curl types though. I have 3a hair on the outer layers but underneath I have thick 3b curls. And your hair could change with the seasons. The...
Forum: 3 07-17-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By SimplySophia
I've used LA sports gel in the past and it works...

I've used LA sports gel in the past and it works wonderfully at keeping the curls contained!
It could also be your hair cut. Next time you visit a salon try asking the stylist for longer layers....
Forum: 3 07-17-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By SimplySophia
Thank you all so much for your advice! I'm sure...

Thank you all so much for your advice! I'm sure one of your solutions will help my crazy curls:)
Forum: 3 07-07-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By SimplySophia
I don't know that it's CG but I use the herbal...

I don't know that it's CG but I use the herbal essences mouse. It works well for my hair and the scent goes along with my KC shampoo and conditioner. It does work better when applied with a morning...
Forum: 3 06-20-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By SimplySophia
New Product Recommendations

Hello there lovely curlies!
I've recently switched to the Kinky Curly shampoo and conditioner and my hair has been loving it. However it has not been loving my LA Sports gel...
When I used the...
Forum: 3 05-21-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By SimplySophia
No, I haven't heard of that! I'll have to look it...

No, I haven't heard of that! I'll have to look it up and give it a try:)
Forum: 3 05-21-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By SimplySophia
Cutting dry time?

Hello everyone!
I usually take night time showers but I've found that my curls are super frizzy and stretched out if I sleep on them while they're wet. So I've decided to begin morning showers. My...
Forum: 3 05-21-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 925
Posted By SimplySophia
The product may be wrong for your hair. The...

The product may be wrong for your hair. The ingredients list on Amazon is rather crazy, there are lots of alcohol based ingredients that may be drying your hair out, despite it's deep conditioning...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-24-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By SimplySophia
I hope that it inspires some curlies to start...

I hope that it inspires some curlies to start embracing their natural styles. I've been a loyal reader to Allure for a few years and was pleased to see this article even though the tips in the...
Forum: 3 12-25-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,492
Posted By SimplySophia
The Organix Coconut line is geared more for curly...

The Organix Coconut line is geared more for curly hair and doesn't have cones, unless the formula has been changed since the last time I purchased it. Other curlies also like the Suave Naturals for...
Forum: Curly Teens 08-07-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By SimplySophia
I'd say you have more 3a or 3b curls. It's not...

I'd say you have more 3a or 3b curls. It's not unusual to have different ranges of curls on your hair though. The methods people usually use is to treat their hair how it acts that day.
If my hair...
Forum: Curly Teens 08-07-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,179
Posted By SimplySophia
Braids and buns are lifesavers.

Braids and buns are lifesavers.
Forum: Curly Teens 08-07-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By SimplySophia
I had a friend with 3b hair who would use bobby...

I had a friend with 3b hair who would use bobby pins to secure the hair in a bun rather than using a hair tie.
If you have access to water I would dampen your hair just a bit. Use a refreshing...
Forum: Curly Teens 08-07-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 687
Posted By SimplySophia
If you're not already I recommend going sulfate...

If you're not already I recommend going sulfate and silicone free. Your hair will eventually calm down once it reaches it's needed moisture level.
Try using a light conditioner to wash your hair,...
Forum: Curly Teens 08-07-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,535
Posted By SimplySophia
I like pull my bangs back and then leave the rest...

I like pull my bangs back and then leave the rest of my hair down. Or I'll do a bun/ponytail.
Waterlily716 on youtube has some great videos on wearing your curly hair in different ways, so be sure...
Forum: Curly Teens 08-07-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,207
Posted By SimplySophia
My mother has looser curls than mine but I think...

My mother has looser curls than mine but I think its the products she uses. My sister has very loose waves and both my dad and brother have straight hair. Out of everyone I have the tightest curls....
Forum: 3 07-05-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,191
Posted By SimplySophia
Right now your hair looks 2c to 3a. Don't be...

Right now your hair looks 2c to 3a. Don't be worried if that changes as your curly hair journey progresses.
It's lovely:love2:
Forum: 3 07-03-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By SimplySophia
I had much tighter curls when I was younger that...

I had much tighter curls when I was younger that have since developed into 2c/3a/occasional 3b. It's not unusual for your curl type to change and most curlies note that their hair is filled with...
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