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Forum: Parents of curlies 04-24-2015, 07:47 AM
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Posted By SpiralHam
It can be challenging to deal with multiple curl...

It can be challenging to deal with multiple curl patterns (I have them myself!).

I would start by focusing on the overall health of her hair. Does she follow the curly girl method, or does she...
Forum: 2 04-23-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By SpiralHam
If you have a problem with the waves falling out...

If you have a problem with the waves falling out over time, you probably need a harder hold gel than what you're currently using (I speak from experience LOL). Or, maybe a little hairspray?

Even...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-23-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 164
Posted By SpiralHam
I used to throw some mousse on my hair when it...

I used to throw some mousse on my hair when it was long enough to braid to give it some grab. I have really slippery hair that doesn't like to stay put. But I bet that some cream would work as well...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-18-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By SpiralHam
I do, but usually my vacations involve being...

I do, but usually my vacations involve being outside for a long time and not washing my hair as much (think hiking, camping, etc.). I'm usually due for a clean slate after all that! :tongue1:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-17-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 152
Posted By SpiralHam
Human hair keratin... Now we know what to do...

Human hair keratin... Now we know what to do with all our shower drain hairballs... :laughing5:
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-13-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By SpiralHam
Thanks, that's really helpful! PVP makes my hair...

Thanks, that's really helpful! PVP makes my hair instantly frizzy, bleh.

I was hoping the Krystal had been reformulated, alas! maybe I'll have to try the Argan, Olive might be a little heavy for...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-13-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By SpiralHam
Sorryto hijack the thread; I can't use PVP...

Sorryto hijack the thread; I can't use PVP either.

How are you liking the new formulations without the PVP? How is the hold these days? I need a good strong hold and was wanting to try Ecostyler...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-13-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By SpiralHam
It averages out then :laughing4: But say, do...

It averages out then :laughing4:

But say, do you ever use the sprtiz and condish method?

My hair doesn't tangle too much, then again, it's above my shoulders these days. So, I'll spray my hair...
Forum: 2 04-10-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By SpiralHam
Hard water is tough to be sure. I did try...

Hard water is tough to be sure.

I did try the Yes to Cukes shampoo once and my fine hair really hated it - I think it was the oils high up in the list or maybe the xanthum gum - but everyone is...
Forum: 2 04-10-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By SpiralHam
I really do think this might be the case. I know...

I really do think this might be the case. I know that when I go a day or two in between washes, I get a much bigger hairball in my shower strainer, but I don't ever seem to be losing hair in any...
Forum: 3 04-09-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 317
Posted By SpiralHam
If you're already making your own FSG, you could...

If you're already making your own FSG, you could try some or all of the following:

soak the seeds in water that has been infused with chopped marshmallow root from a natural foods or herb store -...
Forum: 2 04-09-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 443
Posted By SpiralHam
I don't know if I can help with the shedding...

I don't know if I can help with the shedding issue, but if those are the results you're getting I may finally pull the trigger on Smooth as Silk. Holy cow!

(I'd even take your previous routine -...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-08-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 447
Posted By SpiralHam
I am mastering that "I slept in a ponytail last...

I am mastering that "I slept in a ponytail last night and it looks ok/reasonable this morning so I'll just roll with it" look. :geek:

I'm still not that great about wearing second day hair down...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-02-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By SpiralHam
My best guess is that your products don't play...

My best guess is that your products don't play well together - there are some ingredients that don't mix and emulsify with each other. This is pretty common; it's inherent to the chemistry of the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-02-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By SpiralHam
I also have straight hair at the nape of my neck...

I also have straight hair at the nape of my neck - I cut it pretty short (1-2" shorter than the rest of my hair in the back). I also have a very loose wave around my ears; my curliest parts are the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-31-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 506
Posted By SpiralHam
Every. Single. Day. Life was easier when I...

Every. Single. Day.

Life was easier when I didn't care how my hair looked, wore it back in a ponytail all the time and I blew dry skimpy bangs under.



Thank heavens for sleeping in a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-25-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 408
Posted By SpiralHam
High pony here for me. If I've slept with a high...

High pony here for me. If I've slept with a high pony, usually I'll just leave it there if it all looks ok to me once I roll out of bed (lazy, but my go-to look these days, oh well).

I tuck my...
Forum: Swap board 03-25-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By SpiralHam
BRHG is sold now, thank you!!:hello1:

BRHG is sold now, thank you!!:hello1:
Forum: 2 03-24-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By SpiralHam
I get it at Target... I especially like it...

I get it at Target...

I especially like it topped with AIF, for some reason I get better results that way. Takes a while to dry in my hair though, due to all the glycerin I would bet. Only in...
Forum: Protein-craving 03-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By SpiralHam
Unless they have very recently changed the...

Unless they have very recently changed the formula, ION Effective care conditioner treatment from Sally's has hydrolyzed vegetable protein in it - this is my favorite rinse out conditioner. I am...
Forum: Parents of curlies 03-24-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By SpiralHam
You might try a simple spray bottle with a small...

You might try a simple spray bottle with a small amount of conditioner in it, and then to run through dampened hair with a wide tooth comb first (ends first then move upwards) before you try any...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-23-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 630
Posted By SpiralHam
Oh, I like a good, thick, goopy FSG - I boil the...

Oh, I like a good, thick, goopy FSG - I boil the heck out of mine and strain it through a mesh sieve that I got at a dollar store. I had a different fine mesh sieve that had very small holes and it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-23-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 630
Posted By SpiralHam
Give Aussie a try with FSG underneath - I like...

Give Aussie a try with FSG underneath - I like the results from that combo a lot.

I also put gelatin in my FSG; 3/4 tsp. in a batch I make that starts as 1/4 c. flax seed to 2 c. water.
Forum: 2 03-23-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,833
Posted By SpiralHam
Cute cut!! I like it a lot. You are making...

Cute cut!! I like it a lot.

You are making me miss my bangs :)
Forum: Going Gray 03-20-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By SpiralHam
There are some interesting headbands on the...

There are some interesting headbands on the market now that are fabric, but with a wire inside so that you can mold them to the shape you want them to be.

I haven't pulled the trigger on one yet,...
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