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Forum: 2 03-10-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,386
Posted By Heathernator
Lately I have been putting my LI and gel in when...

Lately I have been putting my LI and gel in when my hair is still soaking/dripping wet. Then I gently squeeze the extra water out and scrunch in some mousse. I can get decent (nothing spectacular)...
Forum: 2 03-06-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,732
Posted By Heathernator
I only use about a dime size of gel. After I get...

I only use about a dime size of gel. After I get out of the shower I use about a pea size of LI and then the gel. After applying LI and gel I use a wide tooth comb to distribute the products more...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-05-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,266
Posted By Heathernator
So, I finally felt like I had gotten into a good...

So, I finally felt like I had gotten into a good groove with my hair. Everything was looking nice for about 2 weeks. Then I started getting the fluffy, frizzy, no wave hair that comes from protien...
Forum: 2 01-13-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By Heathernator
I'm sure it looks super cute! I always prefer to...

I'm sure it looks super cute! I always prefer to have a few tendrils to soften the look. Sometimes when your hair is all slicked back it can look a bit harsh. If you are really not happy maybe you...
Forum: 2 01-13-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Heathernator
Mustangbunny you were right! I was so focused on...

Mustangbunny you were right! I was so focused on conditioning after my protein overload, that I ended up over conditioning. At least now I know what my hair looks and feels like under both...
Forum: 2 01-12-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By Heathernator
Haha, my hair actually does the same! I usually...

Haha, my hair actually does the same! I usually just twist it up in a clip and the shorter, curly front pieces always fall out. I end up with kind of a sexy librarian look, when I wear my glasses,...
Forum: 2 01-10-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Heathernator
Just getting over the flu so today is the first...

Just getting over the flu so today is the first day I have washed and styled my hair. I noticed that as soon as I apply the Suave Naturals Refreshing Waterfall to my hair it feels more rough and...
Forum: 2 01-07-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Heathernator
I do apply leave in and products to still...

I do apply leave in and products to still dripping wet hair. After I get out, when I go to rake/finger comb product into my it is still some what tangle prone. Even when I blow dry my hair...
Forum: 2 01-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Heathernator
Sorry for the confusion. I do detangle in the...

Sorry for the confusion. I do detangle in the shower after I apply conditioner. After the shower I rake in product with my fingers, similar to how I do in the shower. I try to be very gentle, but...
Forum: 2 01-06-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By Heathernator
Is it normal for hair to stretch and snap when wet?

Been happy with the way my hair is looking lately, but I have noticed it looks like I have a lot more shorter/new hairs than I used too. When I pull my hair up there seems to be a lot of hairs that...
Forum: 2 01-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 125,000
Posted By Heathernator
My journey so far...

Decided to quit blow drying straight about two months ago. Currently doing a mod cg routine and loving it! My before pic is straight from the salon (was going out for date night, it was our...
Forum: 2 01-03-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Heathernator
So glad you were able to figure it out! I went a...

So glad you were able to figure it out! I went a little overboard with experimenting and trying too many different things at once and ended up slightly over proteining my hair. It was a mess and...
Forum: 2 01-02-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Heathernator
Thank you Bringingcurlies back for suggesting I...

Thank you Bringingcurlies back for suggesting I go old school and try styling my hair like I did years ago! My routine is so much simpler and I am sooo happy with the results! Apparently, my hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-01-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,978
Posted By Heathernator
Yeah, I am still learning, but it looks like...

Yeah, I am still learning, but it looks like these may not be cg. Just looked at the ingredients online. Is Bis Aminopropyl Dimethicone one of the water soluble cones? I am not totally cg, my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-01-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,978
Posted By Heathernator
I have never used any of these, but I will have...

I have never used any of these, but I will have to look for them next time I go to the store. The scents look great! I like minty citrus smells. :)
Forum: 2 12-31-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By Heathernator
I just started using mousse again and I have been...

I just started using mousse again and I have been really happy with the results. Right now I apply a tiny bit of Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie instead of leave in. Then scrunch in some...
Forum: 2 12-29-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Heathernator
Your hair is soo pretty! I have heard that some...

Your hair is soo pretty! I have heard that some people experience a transition period when first starting CG and it may be why your hair is greasy as your scalp adjusts. Did you clarify before you...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-28-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Heathernator
I have lots of new/baby hairs that no matter what...

I have lots of new/baby hairs that no matter what stick up and give me a bit of "frizzy" flyaways at my roots. I got some great advice on here: to learn to accept that that is just my hair and it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-28-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By Heathernator
Target has a bunch of products BOGO right now

Hi ladies was looking at some stuff online and it looks like right now a lot of the hair products at Target online are BOGO! Just ordered some conditioner. Have a great weekend! :)
Forum: 2 12-27-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Heathernator
Almost back to normal

My hair is almost back to normal. I have focused on just conditioning for the last few days. Did not use any styling products, just water washed or co-washed and conditioned. It is feeling much...
Forum: 2 12-23-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Heathernator
That totally helps! Thank you! :) So should I...

That totally helps! Thank you! :) So should I continue to condition until it feels normal again?
Forum: 2 12-23-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Heathernator
Mustangbunny: I used the IAgirl's protein...

Mustangbunny: I used the IAgirl's protein treatment. I used 1 package of Knox gelatin, almost 2 cups boiling water, several drops of coconut oil, 5 drops apple cider vinegar and 1 tsp of honey. I...
Forum: 2 12-23-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Heathernator
Thank you! :) You are right! Even my husband...

Thank you! :) You are right! Even my husband said I should chill out and not overdo it hahaha! It is hard to really describe, but my hair felt dry when it was wet and after I would apply product...
Forum: 2 12-23-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Heathernator
Okay, I think my hair is over protiened!

I am fairly certain that I have misdiagnosed my hair. I think because it felt so soft I just assumed it was overconditioned. I have not done any other treatments. Just washed and conditioned. As...
Forum: 2 12-22-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,461
Posted By Heathernator
Thanks ladies! I will try adding some more...

Thanks ladies! I will try adding some more protein to my routine and see if that helps. I believe the Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie has some protein in, but since it is so rich I only use a...
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