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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-12-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 52,445
Posted By KikiFin
Talking progress!

Hey guys, long time no see but I've been keeping up with my growing project, here's a progress pic: last december I had my hair cut to my collar bone and look where it is now,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 52,445
Posted By KikiFin
I'm back

hey curls,
haven't posted in a loong time but I am still on the challenge. Here's my results so far, I started out with an inch past shoulder length and this is where it's at right now....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-12-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By KikiFin
I have a similar story and second what Sixelamy...

I have a similar story and second what Sixelamy says, I am now 2 months in with a sulfate and silicone free, no-straightening regime and the last weeks have really been the turning point in my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-22-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By KikiFin
I wonder if co washing works best on tighter curl...

I wonder if co washing works best on tighter curl types. We seem to have the same curl/hair type and same reaction to co washing.[/QUOTE]

Ha curl twin :) I wish I was at BSL too though, I'm...
Forum: 3 01-21-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By KikiFin
It might be the color damage and dryness causing...

It might be the color damage and dryness causing the frizz, I have had issues with both when I went CG. What helped me was pre-pooing with coconut oil: I finger-comb it to dry hair and detangle very...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-20-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 387
Posted By KikiFin
I'm more of a curl activist, I've been trying to...

I'm more of a curl activist, I've been trying to get a few of my fellow curlies to stop straightening and start embracing, so far I've gotten my boyfriend on the bandwagon, he is in his mid-thirties...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-20-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,645
Posted By KikiFin
I had that problem with co-washing too. My hair...

I had that problem with co-washing too. My hair is medium-thick, type 2c/3a that curls really easily, but also straightens very easily, so I need to make sure that my hair isn't weighed down. With...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-17-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By KikiFin
Silk is pretty thin but I feel like the water...

Silk is pretty thin but I feel like the water evaporates through it since it can't hold much water. When I need to speed the process, I plop with an old t-shirt for the first 15mins just to get the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By KikiFin
I had the exact same problem when I started so I...

I had the exact same problem when I started so I switched to a sulfate free shampoo and did not put conditioner on my roots. For me the baptism rinse was not working so I wash all the conditioner out...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-17-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By KikiFin
I think that with any major hair colour changes...

I think that with any major hair colour changes you should leave it to a professional, it is worth paying for that expertise. Have you coloured your hair or is it in its virgin state? I did a bleach...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-17-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 289
Posted By KikiFin
I use a scarf, as long as it is smooth fabric you...

I use a scarf, as long as it is smooth fabric you shouldn't be having issues with frizz. I find that a silk one is best though for smoothness.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-16-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 52,445
Posted By KikiFin
Haha yes! My boyfriend gives me the look whenever...

Haha yes! My boyfriend gives me the look whenever I approach him with the measuring tape in my hand.

I'm also a newbie, been on CG about 5 weeks now. Stay strong and keep away from the chi,...
Forum: 3 01-16-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By KikiFin
Also, you could try increasing plopping time. I...

Also, you could try increasing plopping time. I have 3a curls and the longer I plop, the better they get in terms of volume and form.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-15-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 895
Views: 52,445
Posted By KikiFin
Guys you are making me feel so much better about...

Guys you are making me feel so much better about diffusing, it makes me laugh that before I wouldn't think twice about blowdrying on hot setting and then yanking an iron through my hair 3 times a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By KikiFin
5 day hair! That's amazing. I don't think I will...

5 day hair! That's amazing. I don't think I will ever get that far, I dance and yoga everyday so I have to wash at least 3 times a week. Also, my 3a hair just loosens and gets flat so easily. My hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-15-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By KikiFin
Last time I suffered from major breakage was the...

Last time I suffered from major breakage was the combination of highlights (the bleach was quite mild) and summer sun. My hair was breaking like crazy and it would turn into a giant, knotty poofball...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-15-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,546
Posted By KikiFin
I noticed when I went CG that I would shed...

I noticed when I went CG that I would shed somewhat more while co-washing so I simply switched to organic, sulphate free shampoos and protected my ends with conditioner or coconut oil while washing....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-14-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 1,662,163
Posted By KikiFin
Really love this thread, great results you guys!...

Really love this thread, great results you guys! Here's mine a month in with CG. Before starting I just thought my hair was no longer curly like when I was younger, but just frizzy and kind of wavy....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-14-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 52,445
Posted By KikiFin
How do you guys feel about diffusing? I do it...

How do you guys feel about diffusing? I do it around twice a week after plopping for an hour or so just to get it fully dry, I can't go out with wet hair, the temperatures are like -15 degrees at the...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-11-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By KikiFin
Thanks guys! I've been really babying my hair for...

Thanks guys! I've been really babying my hair for the last month with coconut oil and deep treatments and it has not been this shiny or soft in years, going to keep it up and gradually cut out the...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-11-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By KikiFin
Welcome! Great to have other Europeans here, I'm...

Welcome! Great to have other Europeans here, I'm from the Nordics. I think we might have the same hair texture, I'm 2c/3a too! What works for me in terms of volume is styling dripping wet with gel,...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-10-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By KikiFin
Will my curls ever return to their full glory?

So I used to have this 3b type curl and I straightened and over-colored it for 6 years in a row, now I've been CG for a month without straightening and they are more like 2c or 3a. i wonder if they...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-10-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,379
Posted By KikiFin
For me it will always be Carrie Bradshaw-hair of...

For me it will always be Carrie Bradshaw-hair of SATC's first seasons, after that they started straightening and messing around with hot tools too much for my (natural) taste, ha.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-10-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 895
Views: 52,445
Posted By KikiFin
Definitely agreeing with everyone about the good...

Definitely agreeing with everyone about the good diet when it comes to boosting hair growth, I'll report back in a month with the Solgar supplements if they have made any differenxe with ny growth. ...
Forum: Hall of Fame discussion 01-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,923
Posted By KikiFin
I love that my hair is so forgiving, after six...

I love that my hair is so forgiving, after six years of extensions, constant flat ironing and coloring it still curls up and has not broken off. I finally realized how cool my natural texture is and...
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