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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Lynaea
Hair definitely needs both but the amount needed...

Hair definitely needs both but the amount needed of each varies from person to person. It sounds like your hair is very happy with what you're doing right now so keep it up
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-04-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By Lynaea
Anybody used Umberto's pre-poo?

I was just in SuperTarget and they have Umberto hair products. Most had silicones but the protein pre-poo is CG, I bought two to get the 5$ gift card. I've been looking for a lowpoo/cowash with...
Forum: 2 07-04-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,056
Posted By Lynaea
I've been putting some gel on wet hands and...

I've been putting some gel on wet hands and scrunching/smoothing that in dry first day hair till the length is damp/wet and reclumped, then I pixie diffuse till crunchy and SOTC the next morning....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-04-2013, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By Lynaea
Haha, yeah that came out sounding harsh huh....

Haha, yeah that came out sounding harsh huh. Mostly I just meant that nobodies hair is perfect, it's easy to find something wrong if you're looking for it.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-03-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Lynaea
Aha! That does not work on an iPad, guess I'll...

Aha! That does not work on an iPad, guess I'll have to power up the old laptop.

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-02-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By Lynaea
It's easy to get to the point of stressing over a...

It's easy to get to the point of stressing over a few stray hairs or a bit of frizz. We are all so focused on our hair that we start noticing every little thing that's wrong rather then what's right....
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-02-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 778
Posted By Lynaea
Three cheers for Volumax Mega Gel!!! ...

Three cheers for Volumax Mega Gel!!!
:wav::wav::wav:

I am loving it over CIAB & I'm having great luck refreshing with some VM gel on wet hands scrunched in then diffused till crunchy. Wake up,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-02-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Lynaea
Where's the Key???

Hi all,

I must be missing this somewhere but I'm giving up and asking. Is there a Key somewhere for the symbols on the product review page? I see they have been updated but I still don't know...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-02-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Lynaea
Haha, yeah apparently your new hair gel may...

Haha, yeah apparently your new hair gel may double as a contraceptive :happy7:
(JK, please don't try that! :bom:)

Seriously though I found this blurb on Wikipedia: Nonoxynol-9 is sometimes...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,208
Posted By Lynaea
I'm going to have to agree with Firefox and...

I'm going to have to agree with Firefox and Kathymack, what you describe sounds like build up, definitely try a cheating shampoo if you live in a hard-water area and/or a coco betaine or other strong...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,810
Posted By Lynaea
At several Targets in my area there is a 'curly'...

At several Targets in my area there is a 'curly' hair display at the head of the haircare aisle but the SM, Jane Carter, etc are also at the back end of that aisle grouped with the other brands with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,857
Posted By Lynaea
The DermOrganics line has amino acids, not full...

The DermOrganics line has amino acids, not full proteins, my understanding is that they're smaller and don't really act like proteins. Firefox says they mostly rinse out rather then sticking to the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,735
Posted By Lynaea
It's cheaper at the CurlFormers site. Curlformers...

It's cheaper at the CurlFormers site. Curlformers - Deluxe Softhood Hair Dryer Attachment (http://www.curlformers.com/softhood-hair-dryer.htm)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Lynaea
I wouldn't say the SM products are drying so much...

I wouldn't say the SM products are drying so much as not super moisturizing. The Black Soap line still has shea butter in them but they aren't as full of oils/butters as some of the other SM lines. I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 863
Posted By Lynaea
I ordered from CurlMart a few days ago, I'm...

I ordered from CurlMart a few days ago, I'm getting CIAB, CJ lowpoo, CJ curl fix & Elucence balancing condish.

I also ordered this pillow from Amazon: Amazon.com: Anti Wrinkle Beauty Pillow...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-27-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Lynaea
The Shea Moisture Black Soap line contains...

The Shea Moisture Black Soap line contains salicylic acid and would likely be more gentle then most.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-26-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,956
Posted By Lynaea
Have you checked your local TJ Maxx/ Marshalls...

Have you checked your local TJ Maxx/ Marshalls for their products? I was there yesterday and they had the liter size with pumps of the poo, condish, and treatment....they were 9.99 each I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-26-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Lynaea
My best results have been from raking / combing...

My best results have been from raking / combing CIAB through after 'quick-rinsing' my LI, then I get out of the shower, blot the length a bit, flip/shake to loosen canopy. Then I fix the part and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-26-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Lynaea
I get it if I try to put gel directly on top of...

I get it if I try to put gel directly on top of my LI. Usually I apply LI, comb it through, let it sit a bit, then run my head very quickly under the water to smooth the tine lines and distribute a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-26-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,134
Posted By Lynaea
LMAO !!!!!

LMAO !!!!!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-26-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,956
Posted By Lynaea
The DermOrganics lowpoo is good too.

The DermOrganics lowpoo is good too.
Forum: Protein-craving 06-25-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,702
Posted By Lynaea
I started using protein in products.... PT's...

I started using protein in products.... PT's first then in RO's and finally LI's. I do a wet-scrunch test:

Mushy hair and loose waves when released = needs more protein
Hair has some structure to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-25-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 355
Posted By Lynaea
I get them too which I think is weird because at...

I get them too which I think is weird because at most my hair is 2b. For me they are product dependent which I also think is weird. I get them worse with Volumax Mega Gel + Max Green Sculpting gel...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-24-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,208
Posted By Lynaea
I'm not sure how Firefox meant it. My...

I'm not sure how Firefox meant it. My understanding is that 'conditioned' is a broad term for the result of using a conditioning product on the hair. However if you're using ONLY 1-2 specific...
Forum: 2 06-23-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By Lynaea
It is best to pick products and techniques based...

It is best to pick products and techniques based on your hair properties, not just curl type. This link should get you started, the 'Next Step' article at the bottom refers to the Curly Hair Basics...
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