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Forum: Newbies info/introductions 02-14-2013, 08:52 AM
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Posted By christina.gr
Go to the top Blue bar on the far left side &...

Go to the top Blue bar on the far left side & click on "User CP".
Again in the left side there is a list of options go to the 3rd section down to where it says "Settings and Options" & under that...
Forum: 2 02-14-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,426
Posted By christina.gr
So glad you asked! I'm a 2c/3a low porosity also...

So glad you asked! I'm a 2c/3a low porosity also & just started using SheaMoisture Raw Shea line (the yellow label) out of desperation due to protein damage (I know better than to use protein but did...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-12-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By christina.gr
LI or not on low porosity??

Sooo I'm begining to think that applying a LI to my low porosity hair may be redundant. What do the rest of you think? Yes or No??:dontknow:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-09-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,219
Posted By christina.gr
Ditto curry curls!! Dish..what is the routine,...

Ditto curry curls!! Dish..what is the routine, what do you looks for in products...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-09-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,807
Posted By christina.gr
Smile Like lots of curlies here KCKT is a HG for me...

Like lots of curlies here KCKT is a HG for me too, see sig.
That said...kckt should be applied in SMALL amounts to wet hair....and it does not play nice w/oils or oily products. If you can try it...
Forum: 2 02-05-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,184
Posted By christina.gr
It is the best hair gel that I've ever used! FSG...

It is the best hair gel that I've ever used! FSG is completely natural and water soluble (cg), plus it gives amazing shine and calms frizz w/out being sticky or crunchy, promotes clumping too.
A few...
Forum: Low Porosity 02-04-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,796
Posted By christina.gr
Talking I know this post was a long time ago but OH MY...

I know this post was a long time ago but OH MY GOSH thank you so much for this! I found out I have VERY low porosity hair and started reading on here and found this. I started thinking about it and...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 01-31-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,451
Posted By christina.gr
Yikes, ditto what Korkscrew said. Your hair was...

Yikes, ditto what Korkscrew said. Your hair was absolutely beautiful before and will be again. From personal experience making drastic changes to hair color is almost always a crapshoot that is...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-30-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By christina.gr
Wow that's great, I was even thinking of taking a...

Wow that's great, I was even thinking of taking a drive over to W F (brand new & only a block from Trader Joe's) to see if they had any. Tomorrow's expidition....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-30-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By christina.gr
soap bars

Thanks Kathymack and Yossarian for all the great info and tips. I'll definitely be ordering some shampoo bars this week (w/confidence). :toothy8:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-29-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By christina.gr
I'm really intrigued by these shampoo bars...

I'm really intrigued by these shampoo bars everybody is talking about...sooo can I find any good ones at larger retailers (target, walgreens etc), do the bars have chelating (think that's how its...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-28-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By christina.gr
I get really good curl definition by applying...

I get really good curl definition by applying products to wet hair upside down and then scrunching out excess water as I go (this helps to promote clumping).

Next (and this is really key w/finer...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-25-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,018
Posted By christina.gr
I wish the same would apply to sulfates-l like...

I wish the same would apply to sulfates-l like bubbly shampoo & so does my hair. Its not evil if your hair agrees w/it.
As for cones, absolutely cannot use it in any form-one way street to a head...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-25-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By christina.gr
Exclamation Retailer that still have KinkyCurly Travel Kit???

Does anyone know if there are any stores in IL that still carry the KC travel kit? The site says they're sold out, really should of bought it before the holidays...grrr.
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-19-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 984
Posted By christina.gr
The key to great clumps is to apply LI to soaking...

The key to great clumps is to apply LI to soaking wet hair, scrunch a bit of water out, then apply FSD gel (lots of it) hair is almost soaking again, and then scrunch rest of excess water out. I...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 01-18-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,728
Posted By christina.gr
Glycerin can be a factor for low dew points, but...

Glycerin can be a factor for low dew points, but I'd worry more about the protein. It might be ok ocasionally but since it's in both yr products yr getting a double dose (especially if yr hair isn't...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-18-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By christina.gr
What is your routine? Aqua lily is right lots of...

What is your routine? Aqua lily is right lots of condish and really squish it into the hair and leave on for a bit (10-15mins). Do you use a LI? If not, leave in some of the condish (just so your...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-17-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By christina.gr
Get snoody! lol Seriously the snood (elongated...

Get snoody! lol Seriously the snood (elongated hair net-think 30's pinup) gives me 2nd & 3rd day hair. Like you I cannot refresh w/water or any product combo - I've tried them all w/the same result...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-17-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,452
Posted By christina.gr
Whoa, way too early to throw in the towel! This...

Whoa, way too early to throw in the towel! This natural journey takes some patience and quite a few bad hair days. For what it's worth I had about 8 months of them, lol.
1. What are your hair...
Forum: 2 01-15-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By christina.gr
Same here, NOTHING beats FSG for price &...

Same here, NOTHING beats FSG for price & performance.
I use 1/4 cup seeds to 4cups water and boil until it is a lighter brown color (so it's a bit thicker when cool). Imediately strain thru a fine...
Forum: 3 01-15-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,755
Posted By christina.gr
Totally agree w/Kathymack! Skip Deva-too...

Totally agree w/Kathymack! Skip Deva-too expensive. If your new to CG start of w/inexpensive stuff based on your hair's properties. There are lots of drug store products to choose from.
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 01-15-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,858
Posted By christina.gr
Make sure you invest in a good Professional pair...

Make sure you invest in a good Professional pair of scissors from a beauty supply store otherwise you'll do more damage than its worth. Cheapo scissor = bad curls. I've done it a few times :(
But...
Forum: 3 01-14-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,541
Posted By christina.gr
Getting a specific style is really tricky w/our...

Getting a specific style is really tricky w/our hair due to variance in pattern, density....I've found a great stylist, although not Deva-trained, is sympathetic to curlies (which is half the battle)...
Forum: 2 01-12-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,405
Posted By christina.gr
Basically from my own experience there are 2 main...

Basically from my own experience there are 2 main types: rust, or limescale/calcium

1. Rust-red/orange stains on sinks, toliets, clothing.

2. Limescale/calcium (which I currently battle) is a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-10-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,732
Posted By christina.gr
Definitely go to a doctor, better safe than...

Definitely go to a doctor, better safe than sorry.
I also had very dry hair until I accepted that I had hard water (no more co-washing always had a gunky scalp from it anyway) and went back to...
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