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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-03-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Talking Just Bought Some Aloe Gel! So Excited!

Hey, guys! So I just bought some FOTE Aloe Vera gel. About 4$ for a 16oz. bottle. I'm SOOO excited to try it tomorrow. I know it doesn't have the 'holding' properties most gels do but for me that is...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-02-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,465
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question Best Drugstore Gels?

Because I am going CG again, my curl creams are going to have to go. They are full of silicones... so I am curious to know of some good curly girl gels. Here are some that I've tried that I didn't...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-01-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question Might Try CG... Help/Tips?

I've been thinking about trying CG again... I'm finding that silicones are leaving my hair feeling overly soft, waxy/coated, producty, frizzy, limp, and just blah... and no, it's not over...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-01-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question Aloe Vera Gel?

I am very curious about aloe vera gel... especially the Fruit of the Earth brand. I know I will be buying some soon as we just got our pool up and my fair skin burns. I've heard it works really well...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-01-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Wink Styling Cream Suggestions?

Hey everybody! :toothy8:

I was curious to know of some good styling creams... Gels and mousses work terribly on my hair. I have been using Rusk Wired (I am not CG) and I LOVE it... but when your a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-30-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
I have done an egg protein treament once... I...

I have done an egg protein treament once... I assume this will just take time.

*sigh* :sad11:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-30-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Unhappy Loosening Pattern Because of Color!

Help! I've done a bad, bad thing and have color damaged my hair... My curls are losing and are really gross. There are now these weird, straggly, frizzy, wavy-straight pieces. My hair used to be...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-30-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Thanks! That was a big help, actually. And yes, I...

Thanks! That was a big help, actually. And yes, I tried my tests on several different individual strands. Some had no bumps at at all and even 'squeaked' and some had a bump or two. I can only feel...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-30-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question Determining Porosity and Width?

I'm having a hard time finding my hair's porosity and width...

You see, I got my hair dyed an ombre pink and the color came out REALLY fast... Like, a little less than a week. When I got it fixed...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-27-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question Good Curl Creams/Lotions?

I am looking for a good curl cream or lotion. I am no longer CG, so don't worry about silicone. My hair HATES all gels and mousses.

My hair is fine, med porosity, medium thickness, and type 2C/3A...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-27-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Yes, it is CG safe because it has PEG/water...

Yes, it is CG safe because it has PEG/water soluble silicones. :D
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-26-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
You did! I actually tried the Pantene whip once....

You did! I actually tried the Pantene whip once. It contained mineral oil which my hair hates.

Thanks for the heads up on the Dove mousse! :smilebox:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-26-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
I had HETMS once. It worked really well but I...

I had HETMS once. It worked really well but I think my hair got a bit immune to it... but that was before CG and color damage. I might try it again. :p
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-25-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Mousse Recommendations?

After experimenting with gels and the CG method, my hair is disgusting... My hair hates gel and not having at least SOME silicone in it. I am going to pick up my old staple condition (Tresemme...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-25-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question I used Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam today since...

I used Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam today since it was raining. My hair looks way better with it than any of my gels... Maybe mousses would work better for me?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-25-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Thumbs up I think I might try some curl creams. I may post...

I think I might try some curl creams. I may post a thread for curl cream recommends. :flower:
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 05-24-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
I would write it, if I were you. Just to save...

I would write it, if I were you. Just to save someone from having a similar issue. A stylist should LISTEN to her/his client. My stylist really doesn't know much at all about natural curls, and is...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-24-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
I'm thinking less hold/less crunchy. :bunny:

I'm thinking less hold/less crunchy. :bunny:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-24-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question Light Gel Recommendations?

So, I've found that thicker gels DO NOT work in my hair. I have tried "harder, thicker" gels including LA Looks Sport Gel and Biosilk Rock Hard Gelee. They DO NOT WORK. I ALWAYS end up with string,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-22-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question Coconut Oil as a Leave-In?

I bought a big tub of unrefined, organic, extra virgin coconut oil today (for deep treatments) and I am kind of curious if I could use it as a leave-in for the drier half of my hair? I got an ombre...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-18-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
They have updated the formula a while ago.... the...

They have updated the formula a while ago.... the keratin amino acids are now I think last on the list. My hair isn't protein sensitive, so it shouldn't bother me.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-18-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,454
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Thumbs down My curls are also fine and low porosity. My hair...

My curls are also fine and low porosity. My hair hates it. It is like putting glue in my hair. :-|
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-18-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question La Bella Lots of Curls Gel?

So, I have read about this product... and I think it might be for me. I love the hold of LA Looks Sport Gel, but it just doesn't define my 2C hair very well and to me it smells like men's cheap body...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-18-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Talking Thank-you! :blob5:

Thank-you! :blob5:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-17-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By ChocolateSwirls
Question What is My Hair Width!?

I seriously need help determining my hair's width... my mother and sister say my hair is fine, but I am not so sure because I can see my shedded hair plain as day on the sink or in the shower... but...
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