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Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-01-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,283
Posted By mesocurly
Oh thank you both for replying! Candii, I...

Oh thank you both for replying!

Candii, I can relate to your friend's hair. Wide tooth shower combs did nothing for removing shed hairs for the same reason as your friend. I picked up a...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 05-29-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,283
Posted By mesocurly
CG with tight COILY hair

I just finished week 2 of my CG journey. Before CG I noticed a few coils here and there, but now my whole head is filled with these tiny coils. My cousin asked me if I had set my hair on toothpicks...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-04-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By mesocurly
Here's my update: turns out that I had gotten...

Here's my update: turns out that I had gotten the wrong bottle of Suave. What I had was the SHAMPOO, not the conditioner. That explains why the spritz I made was sudsing like crazy, my hair felt...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-02-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By mesocurly
Help me out with CG

I wanted to try CG, so over the weekend I clarified with a shampoo, then cowashed with Suave Natural Coconut. I thought I would be able to use the Suave to comb through, but that was a BIG mistake. ...
Forum: 4 03-02-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,933
Posted By mesocurly
AWW SBB. :toothy10: I thought I was the only...

AWW SBB. :toothy10: I thought I was the only person in the world with a forehead like that and spent years hiding behind bangs. I was pleasantly surprised to see her in Essence, with her hair...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-29-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,414
Posted By mesocurly
Someone mentioned that they thought no pro-lifers...

Someone mentioned that they thought no pro-lifers fostered or adopted children. Not true. My family has, and we know plenty of others who are fostering and have adopted or in the process of adopting....
Forum: 4 01-23-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By mesocurly
I agree. I had a braider do my hair to tight and...

I agree. I had a braider do my hair to tight and experienced the same thing. Quite painful too.
Forum: 4 01-22-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By mesocurly
Thanks so much for all of your advice. Last...

Thanks so much for all of your advice. Last year, my doctor did an allergy blood test which showed me responding just a bit to bermuda grass and shrimp. She told me to see an allergist. Allergist...
Forum: 4 01-21-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By mesocurly
Allergic and need help

I suffered with hives all last spring and summer. The doctor has been no help and basically said they don't know what's causing the hives and I just need to learn how to live with them. The only...
Forum: 4 01-21-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,416
Posted By mesocurly
Such a sweet thread. Fellow follower of Christ...

Such a sweet thread. Fellow follower of Christ here.

We attend a church where we are the only AA family there (hubby works there). No one has made a comment about our hair, that I know of...
Forum: Over 40 01-21-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,112
Posted By mesocurly
Thanks guys. Another hair mystery to figure...

Thanks guys. Another hair mystery to figure out!:toothy8:

Loser curls - :laughing8::laughing8::laughing8: so funny. I do that a lot reading these boards. Glad its not just me. I had to check the...
Forum: Over 40 01-20-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,112
Posted By mesocurly
Does gray hair = looser curls

Just wondering because the gray around my hairline now hangs down unlike the rest of my 4a/b hair. When stretched, this hair is almost to my collar bone, so I'm wondering does it hang because of the...
Forum: Parents of curlies 01-01-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By mesocurly
What a sweet cousin you are. My daughter is 10...

What a sweet cousin you are. My daughter is 10 and I'm passing on to her things I'm learning here. She knows about cowashing, moisturizing and sealing. She's not at the point where I trust her to...
Forum: 4 11-22-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By mesocurly
fine, thin, tightly coiled questions

Does tightly curled, fine thin hair always result in small clumps? Here's what I'm noticing at home:

daughter: tightly curled fine strands, but a thick head of hair - tiny clumps

son#1:...
Forum: 4 10-24-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 949
Posted By mesocurly
I'm a life-long Memphian and when I heard this, I...

I'm a life-long Memphian and when I heard this, I wanted to hunt that heffer down and smack her. :angry6: I had to verify that the relative actually said what I thought she said. Food stamps more...
Forum: 4 07-30-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,281
Posted By mesocurly
You go girlfriend. I thought I had heard em all!...

You go girlfriend. I thought I had heard em all! I guess I'm sort of the visual type cuz I was sitting here imaging you telling the braider off, the salon getting quiet and a little rat in the...
Forum: 4 04-09-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By mesocurly
4aspiral, you are very kind. I never would have...

4aspiral, you are very kind. I never would have dreamed that I'm a 4a cuz my hair acts likes its so scared it tries to retreat by inside my head. I'm talking serious shrinkage. :laughing6: The only...
Forum: 4 04-09-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 381
Posted By mesocurly
Serious help needed here

Ladies I need some serious help. I'm pretty sure I'm a 4b (or 4 double xyz:mrgreen:). I've got a thin head of fine hairs. I usually wear my hair in micro braids (no extensions) but I've developed...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 04-09-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,878
Posted By mesocurly
Here's some things I use when on a tight budget. ...

Here's some things I use when on a tight budget. Baking soda for cleaning and getting rid of product buildup on hair. ACV for a final rinse. Suave for condish. It was worth it to splurge on shea...
Forum: 4 03-26-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,810
Views: 219,522
Posted By mesocurly
I never dreamed I could get tendonitis from...

I never dreamed I could get tendonitis from braiding my own hair. Right now I'm on a round of steroids and anti inflammatory/pain meds. Who'd a thunk!
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 03-25-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By mesocurly
Thanks so much.

Thanks so much.
Forum: 4 03-22-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 101,060
Posted By mesocurly
Bare with me this last time. :confused1: One of...

Bare with me this last time. :confused1: One of the things I like about henna is the loosening effect it has on my tightly coiled hair. I stopped putting amla with my henna when I read it enhances...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 03-22-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By mesocurly
One Stop Shop??

Hey Mixtresses. Does anyone know of a online store where I can order the following: Henna/indigo/amla, etc. AND shea butter and oils AND ayurveda powders? I can't seem to fine ONE store that has...
Forum: 4 03-21-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 101,060
Posted By mesocurly
I've read that amla enhances curls. What exactly...

I've read that amla enhances curls. What exactly does that mean :confused1:

TIA
Forum: 4 03-06-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,343
Posted By mesocurly
My 2 cents: I'm from the generation that heard...

My 2 cents: I'm from the generation that heard and used the term 'nappy' in a bad way. Nappy hair was hair that needed to be 'fixed.' I no longer use the term because of this perspective. I have...
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