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Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-23-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,606
Posted By Wicked_Waves
The first time around age 27 or 28. I'd always...

The first time around age 27 or 28. I'd always been extremely skinny, and when I got to that age it was like the 2nd half of puberty finally hit. My skin cleared up, I gained the 20 lbs I'd always...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-23-2010, 02:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,621
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Mmmm, I <3 fried chicken livers. Soaked in milk...

Mmmm, I <3 fried chicken livers. Soaked in milk first, and fried with garlic instead of onion. Yum!
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-23-2010, 01:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 411
Posted By Wicked_Waves
What about a spinach salad? Baby spinach, tiny...

What about a spinach salad? Baby spinach, tiny mozzarella balls, strawberries (juuuust barely coming into season, they showed up in stores here in CA a couple weeks ago), some pine nuts.

Maybe try...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-22-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,176
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Bumping...and drooling... :angel9:

Bumping...and drooling... :angel9:
Forum: 2 01-21-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,962
Posted By Wicked_Waves
I shampoo :lol: I comb I diffuse every....

I shampoo :lol:
I comb
I diffuse every. single. time.
I let people touch my hair
I use (easily-rinsable) silicones
I don't pineapple
I don't sleep on a satin pillowcase
I don't plop
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-21-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 881
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Yes. I very (very!) lightly comb with a super...

Yes. I very (very!) lightly comb with a super wide-tooth plastic comb as the last step, to break up the waves and curls stuck together. I'm a doofus about scrunching out crunch and can never seem to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-17-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Wicked_Waves
To a certain extent. If your hair is already...

To a certain extent. If your hair is already saturated with clear water and conditioner it won't absorb as much pool water. Consequently, it won't be as affected by the chlorine and other chemicals...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-10-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,058
Posted By Wicked_Waves
I HATE it. I would have the worst sore neck after...

I HATE it. I would have the worst sore neck after getting my hair cut, before I found my current stylist. (She cuts me dry, and then doesn't wash/Deva-set because I need a diffuser anyway, so I just...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-08-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By Wicked_Waves
I was strictly CG for the first few months I...

I was strictly CG for the first few months I stopped straightening, then "classic" mod-CG for a little while after that. Now, really, not so much. I still say I'm mod-CG in my sig. But that's mostly...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 01-08-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 35,844
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Ha, looks like she's in the same suite of salons...

Ha, looks like she's in the same suite of salons as Jennifer.

Let us know how it goes if you try her, anyone! :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-05-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Aw, I didn't mean to imply it looks bad. I was...

Aw, I didn't mean to imply it looks bad. I was kind of drive-by posting in a hurry, and I think it came out on the screen wrong. I meant that it looks like it's reacting to something and maybe as a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-05-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 796
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Hi! you've gotten some good advice so far on how...

Hi! you've gotten some good advice so far on how to start taking better care of your curls. Fwiw, it doesn't look to me like you're a 2b/c even now. Your curl pattern looks more like a damaged and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-04-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Sure, no worries. :) Flax and oils are both...

Sure, no worries. :)

Flax and oils are both good in low dew points. Flax gel works really well with aloe, and oils are good for sealing moisture in. A little oil can go a long way, though, and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-04-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,920
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Aloe isn't a true humectant. Humectants draw...

Aloe isn't a true humectant. Humectants draw moisture to themselves, which aloe doesn't do. It is pretty acidic and is often seen as astringent, but it won't pull moisture out of your hair towards...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-31-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,797
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Have you seen this one?...

Have you seen this one? (http://homepage.mac.com/annsofie.henriksson/hairtyping/Personal27.html) It's the original one I learned off of. The pictures for each type are through the links at the top of...
Forum: 2 12-30-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,238
Posted By Wicked_Waves
My resolution is to not use the hair tie or...

My resolution is to not use the hair tie or scrunchie. I was growing out all my old highlighting damage so I could get it cut off, which I just did. But the only way I could deal with that and with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-30-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Either right after the shower, or right there in...

Either right after the shower, or right there in the shower. But yeah, while it's still wet. And remember, tiny amounts at first until you know how much you like to use. Let us know if it works for...
Forum: All-natural hair care 12-30-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,323
Posted By Wicked_Waves
I'm truly not trying to rain on anybody's parade,...

I'm truly not trying to rain on anybody's parade, but vitamin e isn't a preservative, it's an antioxidant. That means it slows the rancidity of oils. It doesn't do anything against bacteria. And in...
Forum: 2 12-29-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,082
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Maybe it has to do with how the water is treated?...

Maybe it has to do with how the water is treated? Chlorines or chloramines in FL or GA, vs not, or something like that?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-29-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,806
Posted By Wicked_Waves
You said you don't use any product -- not even a...

You said you don't use any product -- not even a leave in conditioner? If not, the weight of one might help tame the volume a little. Or maybe just a tiny little bit of seed or nut butter. Those...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 12-29-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 35,844
Posted By Wicked_Waves
I was just in with Jennifer this afternoon, I had...

I was just in with Jennifer this afternoon, I had her cut off the last of my highlighting damage. That was a good 5 or 6 inches, on average, and she did a great job with it. So I don't think she's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-29-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Question Where do you cut the curl??

For the longest time, I haven't understood the instruction to cut a curl where the C begins instead of in the middle of it. Or how that pertains to S curves like my waves. To me, they all look like...
Forum: All-natural hair care 12-27-2009, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,323
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Preservatives are tricky, serious business. There...

Preservatives are tricky, serious business. There are a lot of factors that influence how each of them works and how well each of them work -- everything from product pH, to polarity, to oil or...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-26-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,740
Posted By Wicked_Waves
Hey GC! :wave: I will let you know about...

Hey GC! :wave:

I will let you know about this one. Sucks about the Showerstick (I do recall) but maybe you can use it in your next place. Mine works well enough, it's just a PITA recharging it and...
Forum: Curly Fitness 12-26-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,188
Posted By Wicked_Waves
So...I guess paint-thinnering their cars isn't...

So...I guess paint-thinnering their cars isn't feasible? :glasses2:

Heh, j/k. Sort of.

I'd be brushing up the resume and actively looking for a new job that lets me leave either of these...
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