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Forum: 2 03-26-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By mandymae
Yes to Coconuts Curl Defining Cream

I am really loving the Yes to Coconuts Curl Defining Cream! It is making my waves pop and help defining the wave closer to the roots. It pairs well with either liquidy gel (like Ouidad Climate...
Forum: 2 03-26-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By mandymae
I used DevaCurl products at first. For me, it was...

I used DevaCurl products at first. For me, it was a good transition from blowing drying straight to wearing waves. As a wavy, we tend to need to low-poo every now and then to keep volume in. I like...
Forum: 2 03-19-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By mandymae
I love As I Am Coconut Co-wash. So moisturizing!...

I love As I Am Coconut Co-wash. So moisturizing! I have also tried using Kiss My Face Whenever conditioner for co-washing and it has worked fairly well.
Forum: 2 03-19-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,229
Posted By mandymae
I like the first one. You don't cut all the way,...

I like the first one. You don't cut all the way, but have a super fun and light style for summer! I bet with the way you have been styling recently that you still get good waves.
Forum: 2 03-09-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,047
Posted By mandymae
Pictures from this morning: no product. How...

Pictures from this morning: no product. How freeing this is, but will definitely be using product tomorrow.
Forum: 2 03-08-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,047
Posted By mandymae
It still looks nice, Chupie! Great idea. I...

It still looks nice, Chupie!

Great idea. I think this post will help everyone feel better about their hair. I will post mine tomorrow.
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 03-07-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By mandymae
Living Proof Curls

I got the sample kit of the Living Proof Curls from Sephora and gave it a whirl today. Here are my thoughts:

Curl Conditioning Wash: Was pretty moisturizing, but I had to wash my scalp twice to...
Forum: 2 02-20-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By mandymae
Welcome back! Try raking in products instead of...

Welcome back! Try raking in products instead of scrunch them in. This should help elongate the curls. Also, you could try on oil-based serum to help with SOTC. I personally found this helps add some...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-20-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 98,302
Posted By mandymae
Chupie, your hair looks amazing! I have noticed...

Chupie, your hair looks amazing! I have noticed by the pictures you have posted in the last year that your hair is definitely going well beyond the 2A you claim...how awesome is that!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-17-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By mandymae
There are negative dew points in MN right now. I...

There are negative dew points in MN right now. I have resorted to heavier RO conditioners as a LI, using curl cream/mousse and hard hold gel. This has made a difference to keep my hair looking and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-17-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,403
Views: 98,302
Posted By mandymae
The dew point maybe -4F, but my waves are...

The dew point maybe -4F, but my waves are bouncy!!!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 241
Posted By mandymae
I second the Giovanni products. Tresemme Naturals...

I second the Giovanni products. Tresemme Naturals Radiant Volume or Tresemme Perfectly Undone are other good options. I think that Aubrey Organics has a variety of other scents. Also, Kiss My Face...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By mandymae
I too realized why I stopped straightening; for...

I too realized why I stopped straightening; for the first time I actually thought the waves look more natural than the straight hair does.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By mandymae
Why do blowouts last longer than curls?

Has anyone else noticed that when they blow dry their hair straight it seems to last more days than when it is curly? Early in the week, I blew out my hair because the dew points were dipping below...
Forum: 2 02-02-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,720
Posted By mandymae
My hair has normal porosity. For me, I plan to...

My hair has normal porosity. For me, I plan to use a more moisturizing LI or use a little less of the spray. The spray doesn't completely dry hair out, but needs to be paired with a bit more...
Forum: 2 02-02-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 21,720
Posted By mandymae
I purchased the conditioner and the sea salt...

I purchased the conditioner and the sea salt spray. The conditioner had good slip and had decent moisture. Not a heavy hitter, but a light to mid-range RO.

So this morning, I used As I Am C-wash...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 01-24-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By mandymae
Your hair looked really bouncy and moisturized!...

Your hair looked really bouncy and moisturized! How did you put the mousse in? I have never gotten mousse to work well, but assume it is user error :) I also noticed you used gel afterwards. Did this...
Forum: 2 01-24-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 313
Posted By mandymae
Your waves are quite pretty! Check the...

Your waves are quite pretty!

Check the ingredients on your V05. Some, but not all, of the conditioners do have protein in them. Are you waiting to SOTC until your hair is 100% dry? Some people to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-23-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,063
Posted By mandymae
I have had to switch to a harder hold gel (Aussie...

I have had to switch to a harder hold gel (Aussie Instant Freeze) instead of KCCC. The dew points are low in MN during winter (it is exciting when the dew point gets up in the 20s) combined with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-23-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By mandymae
Fabulous idea! I have enjoyed reading everyone's...

Fabulous idea! I have enjoyed reading everyone's answers and plan to try a few.

What do you do when.....

..your curls have fallen flat?
Use a curl creme with protein (like AG: Recoil) before...
Forum: 3 01-09-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By mandymae
You have beautiful curls! Love the color too.

You have beautiful curls! Love the color too.
Forum: 2 01-09-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,560
Posted By mandymae
I too found that the deva products didn't work...

I too found that the deva products didn't work well in the long run. I see that your hair is low porosity. Many of us wavy hair folk need to use a sulfate free shampoo more frequently as our hair...
Forum: 2 01-09-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By mandymae
Congratulations on finding a good winter routine!...

Congratulations on finding a good winter routine! I have empathy for you as the dew points in MN have been subzero for almost 2 weeks straight, am looking forward to the heat wave of 20 degree F. air...
Forum: Normal Porosity 12-27-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,417
Posted By mandymae
How weird is it that my hair does is at its best...

How weird is it that my hair does is at its best when it is slightly overconditioned?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-12-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By mandymae
Some of us wavies (I am a 2B myself) tend to low...

Some of us wavies (I am a 2B myself) tend to low poo more frequently. I used to straighten my hair all the time, and just like you, could easily do 3 days between washes. However, I used maybe 1...
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