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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 222
Posted By RizosMio
CWK Plates?

Has anyone heard of these plates? They're basically just like Curlformers but instead of curling the hair, it straightens it.
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Forum: Transitioning 12-12-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 55,606
Posted By RizosMio
20 months in...the plan was to cut before I go...

20 months in...the plan was to cut before I go home to Dominican Rep. next week but looks like I'll be meeting 2014 with transitioning hair.

I'll cut in 2014 for sure though. Haha :D
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-12-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By RizosMio
Why not take it up with God? Lol. I think it...

Why not take it up with God? Lol.

I think it makes sense from the perspective of a well-designed creation. Hair that defies gravity and grows up and out originates from Sub-Saharan Africa where...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-11-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By RizosMio
I think they're a fishy company. I went through...

I think they're a fishy company. I went through this with their Replenishing condish, as the ingredient list was suddenly different on their website. They recently started featuring their products in...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-17-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 366
Posted By RizosMio
Try to see if the hair tapers at the ends. Broken...

Try to see if the hair tapers at the ends. Broken hair will end with a blunt-looking cut, but new hair that's growing in tapers (sorta decreases in width) at the very ends.

It's probably easier to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-15-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,676
Posted By RizosMio
My natural pattern is something like 3c/4a. I...

My natural pattern is something like 3c/4a. I adore it, but I do wonder what's it'd be like to have a pattern that is less shrinky and shows length better. If actually being given the option though,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By RizosMio
The finer the hair, the more protein it might...

The finer the hair, the more protein it might crave. Same goes for highly porous hair, it really benefits from protein.

Not to say that coarse hair or a lower porosity hair does not need it, I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-05-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,824
Posted By RizosMio
They can be depending on the ingredients. There's...

They can be depending on the ingredients. There's been some positive reviews to the Huitiful nanoSmoothing System, which is basically a BKT system although they aren't calling it that.

Their...
Forum: Transitioning 07-04-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,708
Posted By RizosMio
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-04-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,824
Posted By RizosMio
I wondered something similar about Timberlake's...

I wondered something similar about Timberlake's hair when I saw a recent pic of him. Definitely not the curly mop I remember from my teens.
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-04-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By RizosMio
The protein in those would act more as...

The protein in those would act more as conditioning agents. Like mentioned above you'll be better off with hydrolyzed protein within the first 5 ingredients. You mentioned your hair is fine and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-04-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,044
Posted By RizosMio
My hair is coarse but I have seen the opposite,...

My hair is coarse but I have seen the opposite, I've seen faint, fine hair at times. I think they're usually around the perimeter of my hairline.

By the way if you're pulling it out and it does...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-28-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By RizosMio
I modify them with acidic substances. I use ACV...

I modify them with acidic substances. I use ACV (mine has a pH of 3) lemon juice (pH of 2) or aloe vera (mine has a pH of 4) depending on the product. For example for a leave-in I normally use...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-28-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By RizosMio
My ACV has a pH of 3. I modify my products to be...

My ACV has a pH of 3. I modify my products to be in the same pH range because I don't like pH swinging. So for example, going from something like an 8 to 6 to 4 will never be in my regimen, but doing...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-28-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,212
Posted By RizosMio
Well...soaps can have a fairly high pH which is...

Well...soaps can have a fairly high pH which is why she does ACV afterward. One tablespoon of ACV in one cup of water is fine but she said she uses two or three tablespoons (because she feels she has...
Forum: Transitioning 06-28-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 55,606
Posted By RizosMio
How long is your curly hair ( where does it come...

How long is your curly hair ( where does it come to)


Sent from my SGH-T999 using CurlTalk App[/QUOTE]

I'm not checking much but unstretched (I have a lot of shrinkage) my nape hair, or the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-25-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By RizosMio
Seriously. @Wavydaze - Did they use a...

Seriously.

@Wavydaze - Did they use a microscope to determine porosity and a micrometer to determine thickness or no? Did you see their instruments or process?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-25-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By RizosMio
I'm sure whatever you consider to be clean will...

I'm sure whatever you consider to be clean will be enough. Make sure there's no buildup on the scalp after the wash and it should be fine.

Send as much hair as possible, whatever comes out from...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-25-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By RizosMio
And this was from an interview with Marsha...

And this was from an interview with Marsha Coulton (owner of Curl Junkie)


I would err on the side of caution and use a sulfate or two with any polyquat.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-24-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By RizosMio
Seeing a stylist come at you with a razor is...

Seeing a stylist come at you with a razor is definitely a red flag...we shouldn't be afraid to speak up or voice concerns or even walk out if those aren't heard. We are the ones paying for the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-23-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By RizosMio
Yes, this is obviously what I meant.[/QUOTE] ...

Yes, this is obviously what I meant.[/QUOTE]
Sorry :( It's just that it's not actually obvious when people don't complete the sentence...it's why cones have gotten such a bad reputation to begin...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-23-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 549
Posted By RizosMio
Silicones do not prevent moisture from entering....

Silicones do not prevent moisture from entering. If that were true, the hair would not be able to get wet after application because the silicones is preventing moisture from entering. We all know...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-22-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By RizosMio
I'd personally be more concerned with the quat-15...

I'd personally be more concerned with the quat-15 over the parabens. Both are fine with CG though as is this product.

Some polyquats can be harder to remove than silicones, which aren't actually...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-21-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By RizosMio
I was ready to come in here and say Komaza :lol: ...

I was ready to come in here and say Komaza :lol:

The owners are very honest too...I was asking them about one of their products and they straight out told me to stick with the one I have (from...
Forum: 4 06-21-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,356
Posted By RizosMio
My relaxers always took well, my hairdresser...

My relaxers always took well, my hairdresser would leave it on until it started burning though. My hair was laid each time without miss that's for sure. Lol.

I'm transitioning now and the problems...
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