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Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By MIA1487
Does the Rain Ruin your Stretched style when your hair is Oily?

I notice that when my hair is fully dryed or just light 80-90% dryed and add generous amount of oil(mostly jojoba oil, castor oil, and grapeseed oil) to my hair whenever it's a rainy day (as long as...
Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By MIA1487
Well I add grapeseed oil too on top of the acv...

Well I add grapeseed oil too on top of the acv water.
The blowdryer actually dries the water (about 90% to keep it stretched not 100% dry) that I applied to the hair just before. I'm just stretching...
Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By MIA1487
I notice a lot of type 4's use gel for edges. I...

I notice a lot of type 4's use gel for edges. I never understood this since the rest of your hair didn't match the way the gel made the texture. So I never used gel, plus I like that my edges match...
Forum: 4 01-24-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By MIA1487
Question HAVE YOU TRIED THIS?BLOW DRY TO STRETCH and FLUFF a BRAIDOUT?

Ok after washing my hair, i do a braidout. As usual the braidout comes out really defined etc. But it is limp and not big. So what I did was use a blowdryer with a diffuser attached. (Before...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-11-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By MIA1487
OHHHH OK that is probably it! I didn't dilute the...

OHHHH OK that is probably it! I didn't dilute the ACV. I thought not diluting it would make it better at cleaning the scalp. Next time i'll dilute and then shampoo my hair afterwords.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-10-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By MIA1487
Apple cider vinegar wash cause more oil in scalp?

For the first time I used Apple Cider Vinegar alone to wash my hair(4c texture)
I noticed that the oil production from my scalp came back with a vengeance after usage.
My hair was clean for the...
Forum: 4 01-07-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 73
Posted By MIA1487
Apple cider vinegar wash cause more oil in scalp?

For the first time I used Apple Cider Vinegar alone to wash my hair(4c texture)
I noticed that the oil production from my scalp came back with a vengeance after usage.
My hair was clean for the...
Forum: 4 12-12-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By MIA1487
I detangle outside the shower because it takes so...

I detangle outside the shower because it takes so long. I have a lot of hair and it's thick.
After I wash (or clarify my hair), I apply deep conditioner (outside of the shower) and detangle the hair...
Forum: 4 12-12-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By MIA1487
Natural oasis product reviews

OK, I'm a natural, been natural 4b/4c for a very long time, just came across a product online that I notice is only carried in Maryland DC or around there(where I don't live). I ordered it online....
Forum: Low Porosity 10-30-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,506
Posted By MIA1487
This works for me too!! I'm 4b/4c with low...

This works for me too!! I'm 4b/4c with low porosity hair and if I spritz my hair with water before adding any leave in, the water has to be warm, it can't be cold or even cool. I found this out...
Forum: 4 10-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By MIA1487
Shea moisture doesn't work for me well either. ...

Shea moisture doesn't work for me well either. But then again I haven't tried the entire line, so I shouldn't speak too soon
Forum: 4 10-21-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 311
Posted By MIA1487
If you are that fearful of damage take it down!...

If you are that fearful of damage take it down! and have another person do it for you but tell them in advance that you don't want it tightly braided and to use a wide tooth comb. Another thing you...
Forum: 4 10-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By MIA1487
Well wash and go's don't look right on Kinky...

Well wash and go's don't look right on Kinky hair. It just doesn't. It doesn't look right on any hair type(imo) but we are talking about kinky hair right now.
The reason I say this, is because it...
Forum: 4 10-21-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 789
Posted By MIA1487
In my opinion doing a protective style for over 1...

In my opinion doing a protective style for over 1 week you should expect and accept frizz, it's apart of having curly hair. So if you embrace your curls, you should embrace the frizz as well.
If on...
Forum: 4 10-15-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By MIA1487
No it's not about negative connotations of curls,...

No it's not about negative connotations of curls, but I've noticed people that are typically against hair typing, aren't really against the "typing" per say, but how people misuse this information to...
Forum: 4 10-15-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By MIA1487
Agreed Hair typing does help..but again it's...

Agreed Hair typing does help..but again it's always good to venture out and explore other hair types because sometimes they may have good tips.
Forum: 4 10-14-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By MIA1487
Marketing and racial stereotypes are a lot to...

Marketing and racial stereotypes are a lot to blame.

When I joined this site first time round people were still blinkered by that. So you would get people wondering if they had type 4 why hair...
Forum: 4 10-12-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 879
Posted By MIA1487
Does Hair Typing really work?

I use to come here for any new ideas or tips (or products) that work for my particular hair texture(not anymore since the new change). Now I think it's nothing wrong with hair typing simply because...
Forum: 4 09-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By MIA1487
I just looked up crochet braids because I didn't...

I just looked up crochet braids because I didn't know what you were talking about. I have no idea on this.

Ok now i have had braids and twist for years, I don't know what you mean as far as them...
Forum: 4 05-31-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By MIA1487
I just feel bad for her (and Brandy)... People...

I just feel bad for her (and Brandy)... People don't understand that a lot of stylists are trying to make money, not really help you properly care for your hair.

Anything that has to be glued or...
Forum: 4 05-31-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 783
Posted By MIA1487
I don't think it's particularly wise to judge...

I don't think it's particularly wise to judge people that you don't know. Especially Celebrities who are trying to make it in show business(make a living).
I felt bad for her. People make mistakes,...
Forum: 4 05-27-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,469
Posted By MIA1487
for the past 3 months i've been braiding and...

for the past 3 months i've been braiding and unbraiding(i have been keeping my hair in a braidout) But i don't detangle everytime i unbraid, nor do i separate the parts(so i can easily find them and...
Forum: 4 05-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,003
Posted By MIA1487
Well once I first found out what my hair type...

Well once I first found out what my hair type was, all I looked at were 4b's and 4c hair textures(Long before Joulzy's comments). In the VERY beginning I was just looking at a little of everything,...
Forum: 4 05-27-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By MIA1487
Thanks, Yes i can't put oil on my scalp without...

Thanks, Yes i can't put oil on my scalp without having to wash it out because it itches like crazy.
Forum: 4 05-27-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By MIA1487
Is applying Jojoba Oil to hair staff Daily (Without water) healthy?

Now I honestly use to believe that it wasn't (because everywhere I look people with looser textured hair it isn't good) but what about with type 4's(Specifically 4b's)? Since jojoba mimics natural...
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