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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,808
Posted By Alexa
Although I'm not quite ready to embrace my own...

Although I'm not quite ready to embrace my own grey I totally agree with this.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,810
Posted By Alexa
I never got on well with plopping last time I had...

I never got on well with plopping last time I had long hair but since getting a pixie & growing back out to a bob just above my shoulders I am loving it.
What I do now is apply leave in & gel to...
Forum: 2 01-12-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,671
Posted By Alexa
Backwards plopping.

Thanks for posting this, I am going to try it.

I have recently been experimenting with 'backwards plopping' as I am growing out layers & the traditional way makes them stick up too much & my part...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-02-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,173
Posted By Alexa
About 10 years ago, I was growing out a pixie,...

About 10 years ago, I was growing out a pixie, when I wore my hair curly a lot when it wasn't long enough to put up sometimes at work I would get comments like 'why didn't I comb it' or 'had I been...
Forum: 2 10-30-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,251
Posted By Alexa
I am currently growing out a pixie (again) & my...

I am currently growing out a pixie (again) & my hair is not long enough to pineapple yet so 2nd day hair is a real problem for me.
I tried this yesterday with a MF duster (a new one!), not sopping...
Forum: Growing out 04-21-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,952
Posted By Alexa
Thanks, you have just described what happens to...

Thanks, you have just described what happens to me too! The trouble is I have a mixture of out & down growth due to some weird short layers on the top, but I suppose its all progress.
I am off to...
Forum: Growing out 04-14-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,952
Posted By Alexa
Another curly growing out a pixie cut here! I...

Another curly growing out a pixie cut here!
I first had it cut about 18 months ago & loved it for about a year but then decided to let it grow a bit longer over the winter, I was doing well but then...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-21-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,237
Posted By Alexa
I voted non, I was CG for a while but it wasn't...

I voted non, I was CG for a while but it wasn't really working for me so was mod-CG for a couple of years but have kind of slipped off it now although I still follow the principles of air drying,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-21-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,658
Posted By Alexa
I'm liking the Aveda anti-humectant, you only...

I'm liking the Aveda anti-humectant, you only need a really tiny amount to get rid of the crunch & it keeps frizzies at bay. Don't know if it's CG or not though.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-15-2011, 12:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,658
Posted By Alexa
I had a long-ish pixie cut back in July & have...

I had a long-ish pixie cut back in July & have since gone a bit shorter still, I'm really enjoying it this length & not missing my long hair at all, also I can go several days without washing I just...
Forum: Over 40 08-21-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 14,793
Posted By Alexa
I had my hair cut quite short about a month ago...

I had my hair cut quite short about a month ago so I am reading this thread with great interest!
I have to say I love seeing long healthy hair on women of any age & enjoyed having long hair myself...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-21-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,523
Posted By Alexa
Romigjam - I love this style on you, it's always...

Romigjam - I love this style on you, it's always great to see some different more edgy curly styles!

I found this out when I had a layered bob, upside down diffusing was a real no-no, the best...
Forum: 3 08-07-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
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Views: 7,140
Posted By Alexa
Loving your cut & what you say is so true! I had...

Loving your cut & what you say is so true! I had mine cut 2 weeks ago & now have similar length to you, a bit curlier though, it has really given me a lift & a new more confident attitude. I am also...
Forum: Over 40 08-06-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,181
Posted By Alexa
Thanks for the styling tips Rustina! I had my...

Thanks for the styling tips Rustina!
I had my hair cut about 2 weeks ago & its very similar to yours in your short picture (really suits you by the way) except slightly longer if you get what I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-23-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 33,708
Posted By Alexa
I'm glad I found this thread today as I am going...

I'm glad I found this thread today as I am going to get my hair cut later today & though i don't want to go quite as short as a pixie I am thinking more of a short-shag kind of thing, maybe like this...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-09-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,845
Posted By Alexa
Me too, I tried CG a couple of years ago & it was...

Me too, I tried CG a couple of years ago & it was OK but the results were not as consistent as my routine now using sulphates & cones.

But as Smiling Elephant also says the best things I have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-26-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 832
Posted By Alexa
Since I had a bob cut I'm loving the 'chiffon'...

Since I had a bob cut I'm loving the 'chiffon' type headbands with the elastic underneath, they are so comfy to wear & you can make them narrower or wider on top as to what suits you!
Forum: 2 06-13-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By Alexa
This is an interesting thread! What is working...

This is an interesting thread!
What is working for me at the moment, after years of experimentation I might add!
Wash: alternating with low poo/ poo 2 or 3 times a week.
Conditioner: Left on hair...
Forum: 2 06-04-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 374
Posted By Alexa
I could have written this, I think we really...

I could have written this, I think we really should tell them. ;-)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-15-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,514
Posted By Alexa
I like 'beachy waves' for 2a, or 'curvy' for 2b ...

I like 'beachy waves' for 2a, or 'curvy' for 2b

My hair is a kind of 2b/3a mix which I often call 'waverly' or 'curly waves' though I also like the 'wurly' suggestion

Corkscrews is good for...
Forum: 2 05-12-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,060
Posted By Alexa
This makes such a difference to me too, I usually...

This makes such a difference to me too, I usually use leave in or serum followed by gel, scrunched in upside down while still standing in the shower (after I turn the water off), I then do a mixture...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-27-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 116,160
Posted By Alexa
12754 Here is a picture, 2nd day hair, did I...

12754

Here is a picture, 2nd day hair, did I mention how much I love my bob?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-27-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 116,160
Posted By Alexa
Well I had my hair cut about a couple of weeks...

Well I had my hair cut about a couple of weeks ago & am loving having a bob. I have been wearing my hair down every day & a couple of days I have worn a hair band. I don't miss wearing my hair up but...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-24-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By Alexa
Hi Myrna, Would be interested to know how the...

Hi Myrna,
Would be interested to know how the ingredients compare, I have Smooth Infusion already (Ive only tried it a couple of times) & was just given a sample of the Be Curly style prep today but...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-23-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 116,160
Posted By Alexa
Your hair looks great that length redhedgrlT, I...

Your hair looks great that length redhedgrlT, I think that's about the length I want, not too short but short enough for no more knots in my hair because its got tangled in my scarf, my collar, my...
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