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Forum: 4 12-05-2007, 09:34 AM
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Forum: 4 12-04-2007, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By thinfine
Is this 4a hair?

http://www.glamortips.com/images/hair/hair-kinky01.jpg
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Forum: 4 11-05-2007, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 447
Posted By thinfine
Protective Styles

The "hawk" is on its way. What are you doing for protective styling this winter season? Any suggestions for hair that is much shorter, thinner, and finer in the front?
Forum: 4 10-29-2007, 06:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,113
Posted By thinfine
I forgot about the sulfate-free, protein-free,...

I forgot about the sulfate-free, protein-free, cone-free list of products that was posted by another curlyhead on this boards. Here is a long list of products:

Shampoos
Aveda Sap Moss Shampoo ...
Forum: 4 10-29-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,113
Posted By thinfine
My "Low Protein" list is growing. The AO HSR was...

My "Low Protein" list is growing. The AO HSR was only a start thanks to you. It's really not as hard as I initially thought it would be, this protein sensitivity thing, I mean. I'm discovering...
Forum: 4 10-29-2007, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,971
Posted By thinfine
Hi krw. Thanks so much for the very informative...

Hi krw. Thanks so much for the very informative link. After reading this article, I think that my hair still needs more moisture. However, the article seems to indicate that I should do my oil...
Forum: 4 10-29-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,971
Posted By thinfine
Hi, I was using deep conditioners every day...

Hi,

I was using deep conditioners every day and not using any conditioners that contained protein. My hair was retaining moisture, but had poor curl definition.

I now use a lighter...
Forum: 4 10-28-2007, 03:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,609
Posted By thinfine
For my BB5 (Afro curls), the BB website...

For my BB5 (Afro curls), the BB website recommends the following products:
Recommended Products
All-in-One Style/Moisturize/Defrizz: Happy Nappy Styles
Defrizz/Style/Soft Hold: Curly Frizz...
Forum: 4 10-28-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By thinfine
The CG book has another treatment that may be...

The CG book has another treatment that may be better for you.
Love Is in the Hair
4T olive or almond oil
4T of your favorite conditioner
2 - 3 drops desired essential oil

Mix well, apply to...
Forum: 4 10-28-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,407
Posted By thinfine
The Curly Girl Book has the following recipe: ...

The Curly Girl Book has the following recipe:

Deep Endings
A revitalizing oil treatment that nourishes the ends of your hair. It's especially useful in winter, when hair constantly rubs up...
Forum: 4 10-28-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,971
Posted By thinfine
I'm not trying to be funny, but would you please...

I'm not trying to be funny, but would you please post your instructions that that helped you achieve "over-conditioned" hair? Your description of "over-conditioned" hair is exactly what I'm trying...
Forum: 4 10-25-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,571
Posted By thinfine
I can't speak on the benefits of flax seed oil...

I can't speak on the benefits of flax seed oil for the hair, but it pretty amazing for controlling PMS symptoms. I ran out two - three weeks before my last period and let me tell you, whew, I...
Forum: 4 10-22-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,820
Posted By thinfine
Re: Recs on bringing out the curl in 4a hair

I used Lord of the Desert...or is it Lady of the Desert? LOTD.

Thanks for the rec of Trader Joes.[/quote]

If you don't want to use silicones in your hair, please be advised that the Lily Of the...
Forum: 4 10-18-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,820
Posted By thinfine
Re: Recs on bringing out the curl in 4a hair

What do you mean by bring out the natural curl? Clumping? Elongation of curl? Less Frizz? Tighter coils?

IMHO, the definition of 4a hair is hair that has lots of super tight, kinky...
Forum: 4 10-18-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 776
Posted By thinfine
Is her hair what is considered 4a hair? If so,...

Is her hair what is considered 4a hair? If so, then my hair must be a 7a.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-12-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By thinfine
Have you considered seeing a dermatologist?

Have you considered seeing a dermatologist?
Forum: 4 10-12-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By thinfine
i use the milk and the cream and for my hair it's...

i use the milk and the cream and for my hair it's not to oily. i like the products.[/quote]

How much did you use? I used it almost like I use the Blended Beauty stuff. Separated hair into about...
Forum: 4 10-12-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By thinfine
I co-wash every other day with Blended Beauty QC,...

I co-wash every other day with Blended Beauty QC, Trader Joe's Nourish, or Aubrey Organics Honeysuckle Rose conditioners. I must have a sensitive scalp because I have to shampoo every 7 days or else...
Forum: 4 10-12-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,023
Posted By thinfine
I found the KBB products to be too oily/greasy. ...

I found the KBB products to be too oily/greasy. Did I use too much or something?
Forum: 4 10-12-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By thinfine
What happened?

What happened?
Forum: 4 10-12-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By thinfine
Re: Recommendations for transition hair

1. Avoid trying to wear your hair in straight styles, particularly styles that require heat. The heat required to straighten the natural hair is usually too much for the relaxed portions. It will...
Forum: 4 10-11-2007, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By thinfine
Please see this post ...

Please see this post
http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/viewtopic.php?t=112156
Forum: 4 10-11-2007, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,213
Posted By thinfine
I don't put my hair in single ponytails/buns. 4a...

I don't put my hair in single ponytails/buns. 4a hair tends to shrink a LOT as it dries. Per Ouidad & my own experience, this causes breakage.
Forum: 4 10-11-2007, 06:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,820
Posted By thinfine
Re: Recs on bringing out the curl in 4a hair

What do you mean by bring out the natural curl? Clumping? Elongation of curl? Less Frizz? Tighter coils?

IMHO, the definition of 4a hair is hair that has lots of super tight, kinky...
Forum: 4 10-11-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,988
Posted By thinfine
I used it for months and didn't notice a problem....

I used it for months and didn't notice a problem. However, for better hydration/detangling, I would suggest a heavier conditioner like Elucence MBC instead of the Knot Today. I haven't tried with...
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