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Forum: 3 08-29-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,143
Posted By Nynavey
I struggle to with this decision also, and have...

I struggle to with this decision also, and have for years. My bangs tend to be closer to a 4a when dry at what would be a natural bang-length, when the rest of my hair is in the 3s, so I have kept...
Forum: 3 08-29-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,409
Posted By Nynavey
It works on long hair but depending on how large...

It works on long hair but depending on how large the sections you coil while wet are, it can look very rope-like when dry. Bigger sections while wet then split when dry look very nice. I do it often.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-11-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 26,180
Posted By Nynavey
I get this same kind of frizz as this last...

I get this same kind of frizz as this last photograph also. Can someone speculate on what type it is and give it a name?

I read through this post and the descriptions are great, but I'm still not...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-25-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,979
Posted By Nynavey
It will look nice

I had bright red highlights put through my hair a few times and got compliments all the time on it. Click here for a photo: Red Highlights | Flickr - Photo Sharing!...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-13-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By Nynavey
There is no Trader Joe's anywhere close to me -...

There is no Trader Joe's anywhere close to me - but I love that store and wish there was. I will have to investigate the homemade recipes, I honestly hadn't thought about that. How wasteful I've been...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-13-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By Nynavey
I hadn't thought about adding honey or jojoba -...

I hadn't thought about adding honey or jojoba - great ideas! I've made a honey + water spray to use after the shower before, and while it gave me great definition and curl pattern, it was sticky and...
Forum: 3 04-13-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,342
Posted By Nynavey
I have the same issues with the top

The longer it gets, the flatter it is on top. I think it's just the nature of it and gravity. I dislike that A-frame look you get after awhile, so I use clips at the roots.

I bought some metal...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 04-13-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,824
Posted By Nynavey
Chi

My daughter spent a lot of money on ceramic flat irons, and eventually we ordered a Chi off Amazon for $99. It has been the best investment ever. When she straightens my hair with it, my hair stays...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-13-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By Nynavey
Question Need inexpensive product suggestions - husband lost job!

The problem:
Life throws you curve balls now and again, and my husband lost his job two weeks ago, instantly cutting our monthly income by more than half. While he is out looking for another job, in...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-13-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Nynavey
Will have to give this another shot

I bought some of this over a year ago at someone's recommendation, and used it a few times, but I seem to remember feeling a little stickiness or heaviness with it. Perhaps I used too much, or my...
Forum: Coloring your hair 05-14-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,458
Posted By Nynavey
Pintura Highlighting technique - any photos?

I've been looking for examples of this highlighting technique for curly hair, along with balayage...but can't find anything on pintura. No images on google to speak of, or maybe I'm not searching...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-02-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 976
Posted By Nynavey
ColorFix & Grays

I've got several applications of permanent color on my hair, as well as a couple of semi-permanent applications (including Bigens) of color on top of that - all coming out a bit too dark. Previously...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-02-2007, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,380
Posted By Nynavey
Keep digging around that hennaforhair site -...

Keep digging around that hennaforhair site - there are some recipe mixes that show just what different additives will do for a mix. Paprika makes a more raspberry-red color, in my experience, cloves...
Forum: Coloring your hair 04-02-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Nynavey
I used body art quality henna for over a year,...

I used body art quality henna for over a year, and while it gave me wonderful shine (the first time in my life!) and made the hair strands actually feel substantial, like "other people's hair", it...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-23-2007, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,069
Posted By Nynavey
That's really hard to gauge without seeing you in...

That's really hard to gauge without seeing you in person, but how do you look wearing red colors? I would imagine olive skin would look better with a slightly more orangey-warm red henna mix than a...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-23-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,543
Posted By Nynavey
To get dark brown lighter, no matter what shade...

To get dark brown lighter, no matter what shade of blonde, you need bleach. A stylist will have to lighten your hair quite a few shades, and apply another color/toner on top of that to get the right...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-13-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,380
Posted By Nynavey
Henna will not lighten existing color, so...

Henna will not lighten existing color, so depending on your natural color base, it will give it a reddish cast. It is never really the same on any two people either, and the shade of red can be...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-08-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Nynavey
I've used a little bit of honey with warm water...

I've used a little bit of honey with warm water and a drop or two of jojoba as a spritzer to reset dry curls. It acts like a hairspray of sorts though, making hair very stiff (although it doesn't...
Forum: Coloring your hair 03-06-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,380
Posted By Nynavey
I used body art quality henna on my hair every 6...

I used body art quality henna on my hair every 6 - 8 weeks for about a 2 years, and it did loosen my curl considerably. I have some before photos, but nothing to show after, unfortunately.

I have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-01-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By Nynavey
I'm new to this site as well, and have only been...

I'm new to this site as well, and have only been trying the CG routine for about 2.5 weeks. But on a whim, I mixed a little bit of honey into a spray bottle of warm water with a few drops of jojoba...
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