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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair Yesterday, 05:09 PM
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Posted By naturecat
Sometimes when I change my profile pic it shows...

Sometimes when I change my profile pic it shows up in my user CP but not on the main board yet. Give it til tomorrow or a few hours, and I think it should show.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair Yesterday, 11:07 AM
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Posted By naturecat
There are two ways: 1) instead of hitting...

There are two ways:

1) instead of hitting quick reply, hit post reply which should be at the bottom left of your screen. If you scroll down you'll see an option of posting a picture directly from...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair Yesterday, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 86
Posted By naturecat
By itself mousse doesn't have enough hold for me....

By itself mousse doesn't have enough hold for me. But under a gel it works. What I like about it is it distributes through the hair well and can make the curl pattern more uniform. It also is...
Forum: Growing out 04-24-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By naturecat
Oh and to answer your question, I've seen...

Oh and to answer your question, I've seen anecdotal reports that applying sea kelp bioferment to the scalp resulted in fast hair growth. But those products have preservatives so not strictly health...
Forum: Growing out 04-24-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By naturecat
I used to struggle with this as well (eating less...

I used to struggle with this as well (eating less healthy and wishing I ate more veggies). What motivated me to eat strictly non processed food and incorporate fresh produce was some health...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-23-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By naturecat
I still use an occasional shampoo (but non...

I still use an occasional shampoo (but non sulfate). Not sure how well ACV removes product buildup if used exclusively… depends on what you use and your hair. My baby fine hair gets buildup in two...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-23-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By naturecat
Yup, it is trial and error. As for how to do...

Yup, it is trial and error.

As for how to do one, technique varies. I recommend starting with a 1/2 tsp to start with, diluted in a cup of water. You can adjust the amount and frequency as...
Forum: All-natural hair care 04-22-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By naturecat
I just got the Sevi Blue Yarrow Hair Texture...

I just got the Sevi Blue Yarrow Hair Texture Spray. I haven't tried it after washing much yet, and am going to do that tomorrow. Can't wait to try it. :)
Forum: 3 04-21-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By naturecat
RE: FSG I currently use a customized version of...

RE: FSG I currently use a customized version of Sweet Curls Elixirs crazy curly hard hold gel. What you should add to FSG can vary based on your hair; some add salt, or protein; others add things...
Forum: 2 04-21-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By naturecat
I might actually still have hair that I used to...

I might actually still have hair that I used to straighten (only cut it once since going CG about a year ago). If anything my ends are curlier so I think it's possible to get curl back even in...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-21-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By naturecat
I second Myrna's suggestion re: herbal powders. ...

I second Myrna's suggestion re: herbal powders. I just used neutral henna (and amla) yesterday. Without it my hair looks limp and sad but with it it looks vibrant, bouncy, soft, shinier, and fuller.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-20-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By naturecat
For me, yes. Most curlies seem to do well...

For me, yes. Most curlies seem to do well applying products on wet to soaking wet hair; wavies sometimes apply product on hair that has partially dried or at least let the water be soaked up by a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-19-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By naturecat
Your hair is gorgeous!

Your hair is gorgeous!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-19-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By naturecat
Mainly hold, I feel (gels have a stronger hold). ...

Mainly hold, I feel (gels have a stronger hold). When I research new products, instead of looking at what "they're supposed to do" I look at what's in them to figure out if my hair will like them. ...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-18-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By naturecat
Just to clarify (pun intended), I don't think you...

Just to clarify (pun intended), I don't think you need a clarifying shampoo per se, just use anything with surfactants and it should (unless you really went overboard) be able to get the oil out of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-18-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 173
Posted By naturecat
My hair can't tolerate coconut oil without being...

My hair can't tolerate coconut oil without being shampoo'd out either (and it takes multiple shampoo'ings usually). I remember I recently clarified my hair and I was worried I'd lose my progress,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-17-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By naturecat
I've seen people with gorgeous curly hair that I...

I've seen people with gorgeous curly hair that I would die for blow dry it straight, and it makes me wish we could trade hair. :)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-17-2015, 01:34 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,681
Posted By naturecat
I use homemade tea and protein sprays and a dab...

I use homemade tea and protein sprays and a dab of Andalou LI; then, my latest first layer giving me enhanced curl is a mixture of SCE FSG, AO MM, SS CEJ, and Andalou gel. I top with homemade...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-16-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By naturecat
Oh my gosh, I love your hair! I can't believe...

Oh my gosh, I love your hair! I can't believe that's your *before CG* pic. Your curl pattern is already stronger, especially noticeable up top. You have more volume too.

Dry time varies based...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By naturecat
Re: ACV, takes experimenting. You can start with...

Re: ACV, takes experimenting. You can start with 1/2 tsp, and modify according to taste--just be sure to dilute first. I do one every time because my water is just terrible, but for some people...
Forum: 2 04-15-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By naturecat
Myocardial, your hair in unbelievably gorgeous! ...

Myocardial, your hair in unbelievably gorgeous!

Yup, add me to those who notice lots more hair shed if I go longer in between washes. You don't shed hair as much with curly hair (it stays in...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By naturecat
Homemade gelatin hair gel. There's FSG too but...

Homemade gelatin hair gel. There's FSG too but that's not hard hold. With natural commercial products it would be Andalou Naturals gel, Aubrey B5 design gel and MGA.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By naturecat
Oh yes and to clarify something from before; even...

Oh yes and to clarify something from before; even if you need strong hold, you can still use curl cream or jelly, but you may need strong hold over it.

One general rule I've been following lately...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By naturecat
Lol, I was thinking that your hair is what I...

Lol, I was thinking that your hair is what I want. First of all, I love the color, and your density is awesome. I would love to have long hair like that; mine looks straggly even at my length. I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 508
Posted By naturecat
I just wanted to say, your hair is gorgeous! ...

I just wanted to say, your hair is gorgeous! Just make sure to do a final clarifying wash (with non silicone shampoo) if you want to start CO washing your hair. Otherwise the silicone will just...
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