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Forum: 2 05-24-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,346
Posted By Roswenthe
Her question is how not to make it clump, plus, I...

Her question is how not to make it clump, plus, I find most of those methods are for curlier people, and they cause problems for me as a fine wavy.

I uploaded some photos of me using 4 Naturals...
Forum: 2 05-17-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Roswenthe
Still have a couple slick spots, but this really...

Still have a couple slick spots, but this really helped. Thanks!
Forum: 2 05-16-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By Roswenthe
Too much oil?

So I attempted a protein treatment and deep conditioner today. The protein treatment was fine, but I did a mix of EVOO, honey, and castor oil for a deep conditioning, and now my hair is all stringy...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 05-11-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By Roswenthe
I'm just starting down that road with my dad. My...

I'm just starting down that road with my dad. My mom passed away years ago, and my brother doesn't want to deal with him.

I've been trying to get him to move to a retirement community, and he's...
Forum: Health-related hair issues 05-09-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,433
Posted By Roswenthe
Thyroid issues may be an issue. I do recommend...

Thyroid issues may be an issue. I do recommend seeing a doctor.

When I had my thyroid removed, I don't know if it was the thyroid or the chemo, but that's when my hair turned wavy. I had stick...
Forum: 2 05-08-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 59,229
Posted By Roswenthe
I agree with you. I think the super curly mantras...

I agree with you. I think the super curly mantras on NC stem from those who are curlies. Many curlies I know go to great lengths to straighten their hair, usually causing lots of damage, so the...
Forum: 2 05-08-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 59,229
Posted By Roswenthe
Us Southern girls are fighting a losing fight in...

Us Southern girls are fighting a losing fight in trying to be as curly as possible, I think. Mostly, it's about keeping away the frizz. Damp in the winter, humid in the summer - it's hard to win...
Forum: 2 05-07-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 59,229
Posted By Roswenthe
So, on Sundays I volunteer at my church as a...

So, on Sundays I volunteer at my church as a greeter. This past Sunday it was alternating sprinkling and misting, and I was helping people out of their cars at the front door.

I have a pin on my...
Forum: 2 05-07-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,249
Posted By Roswenthe
It worked alright for me. My hair is very fine,...

It worked alright for me. My hair is very fine, and it didn't weigh it down.

However, I couldn't stand the smell of it. It has a very strong, fake gardenia scent. The scent didn't go away when it...
Forum: 2 11-30-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By Roswenthe
I use plain old curlers. Curlformers work pretty...

I use plain old curlers. Curlformers work pretty well, but you have to make sure you have enough of them.

It's just getting long enough for french braiding. My hair is very fine, and everything...
Forum: 2 11-29-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,310
Posted By Roswenthe
So you know, there is a pretty long hair...

So you know, there is a pretty long hair biographies thread just a little ways down on the first page.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-27-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,583
Posted By Roswenthe
Wavyshibby, It sounds to me like you are...

Wavyshibby,

It sounds to me like you are choosing to take your stand on this, even at the loss of your permit. I think we're all in agreement about that.

Since you said the rest of your family...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-27-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,583
Posted By Roswenthe
Um, did you really read the other responses?...

Um, did you really read the other responses? Because most of us identified this as controlling, and I don't think anyone said to placate him at all, except the original poster, who said that her...
Forum: 2 11-25-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,577
Views: 239,076
Posted By Roswenthe
Cowashed with Hair One Used Dep gel mixed with...

Cowashed with Hair One
Used Dep gel mixed with a bit of Hair One as a leave-in
4Naturals Curly Wave Serum
Pixie diffused

This time I put the leave-in on after I toweled off, and it didn't work...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-25-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,583
Posted By Roswenthe
You could also put together some research about...

You could also put together some research about how straightening damages hair, and not only hair, but it can damage the skin underneath. Brazilian blowouts also release formaldehyde. They're not...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-25-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By Roswenthe
It would help to know what kind of hair you have....

It would help to know what kind of hair you have. My hair looks wet when I put oil on it, but it's very fine and wavy, and I'm not sure that would work for someone with coarse, super curly hair.
...
Forum: Health-related hair issues 11-24-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,629
Posted By Roswenthe
Unfortunately, "normal" range in the tests is...

Unfortunately, "normal" range in the tests is crap, and very few doctors will work on it with you. I've been on meds for 20 years, and never gotten back to normal. It's pretty normal for med...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-24-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,665
Posted By Roswenthe
I had a pixie for years and loved it. I am...

I had a pixie for years and loved it. I am growing it out now, but mainly because I just wanted to do something different, and I think one reason I was so frustrated when I had long hair was that I...
Forum: 2 11-23-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By Roswenthe
Thanks! I took gardencurls' suggestion and...

Thanks!

I took gardencurls' suggestion and tried a little gel. Instead of putting it in my co-wash, I put a dime-sized amount in my leave-in, mixed together. This was before I used my Aquis towel,...
Forum: 2 11-21-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 992
Posted By Roswenthe
Where do you find alcohol-free aloe vera gels?...

Where do you find alcohol-free aloe vera gels? All the ones I look at have alcohol in them.
Forum: 2 11-20-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By Roswenthe
Very surprised by the 4Naturals Curly Wave Serum....

Very surprised by the 4Naturals Curly Wave Serum. It's very, very light, almost weightless, but as soon as I took the diffuser bowl off my first section, all these tiny curls jumped out! It didn't...
Forum: 2 11-19-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By Roswenthe
It does fine with KCCC, and the front was...

It does fine with KCCC, and the front was curlier, but I still don't like how it feels. Even now that it's been combed out (wide-tooth), it still feels rough and dry. Those 1c pieces dry almost...
Forum: 2 11-19-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,420
Posted By Roswenthe
So here's my hair with KCCC, scrunched and...

So here's my hair with KCCC, scrunched and diffused. It's still barely damp, so I haven't scrunched out the crunch yet, but the difference in all my curls is quite obvious.

I'm going to start...
Forum: 2 11-19-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By Roswenthe
Most the girls I know with straight hair that is...

Most the girls I know with straight hair that is prone to frizz are actually probably 2s. I can blow out my hair to look like it's straight--but it's not. Damp air, and out comes the frizz, and if...
Forum: 2 11-19-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 38,483
Posted By Roswenthe
Curl Pattern: 2a-2c, 1c back underlayer ...

Curl Pattern: 2a-2c, 1c back underlayer
Texture: very fine
Porosity: medium
Density: medium
Elasticity: low
Characteristics: Inconsistent wave pattern. Halo frizz. More (big) curls show up the...
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