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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-16-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,061
Posted By mickalia
I had this exact same thing when I was younger,...

I had this exact same thing when I was younger, it always popped up in the same two places on my scalp. My mom called it "cradle cap", which is technically sebhorreic dermatitis. If you google that,...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 12-11-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,320
Posted By mickalia
Garnier Triple Nutrition or Garnier Fructis Sleek...

Garnier Triple Nutrition or Garnier Fructis Sleek and Shine have both recently been recommended to me!
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 12-11-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,100
Posted By mickalia
Which Garnier Anti-humidity hairspray??

I'm at Target now, picking up some drugstore pruducts to try. So many people have recommended Garnier Fructis anti-humidity hairspray, but there's multiple kinds! Which one works best for curls?? ...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-11-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By mickalia
Well, I got my cut, and it looks awesome styled...

Well, I got my cut, and it looks awesome styled straight, but I'm a little nervous about the choppiness of the layers. Here's a straight pic just for fun, I'll upload a pic once I've fixed it natural...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-10-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,013
Posted By mickalia
Jealous!! This is exactly what I want my hair to...

Jealous!! This is exactly what I want my hair to do! I, however, have curls up to my roots, and that's done by plopping after I've applied my products, then using duckbill clips at roots and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-04-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By mickalia
Thanks Jas, for all of your product recs!! I...

Thanks Jas, for all of your product recs!! I always thought duckbill clips were for root lift, I didn't realize it affected the amount of curl in the crown.



I hate to tell you that both of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-04-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By mickalia
Would you all say the leave in is the most...

Would you all say the leave in is the most important part of reducing frizz? Like, maybe trying just a leave in and some sort of light styler? Or would the CK act as both of those?

Hmmm, I like...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-04-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By mickalia
Thanks for the suggestions, I will def look into...

Thanks for the suggestions, I will def look into those!!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-04-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By mickalia
I would LOVE some drugstore CG suggestions, if...

I would LOVE some drugstore CG suggestions, if you have any that you've found are just awesome.

The only thing is, co-washing doesn't work well with my hair. Low-poo at absolute minimum. I feel...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-04-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By mickalia
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Oh, so funny, and so true. ...

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!! Oh, so funny, and so true.

I'm not really trying to wage a war on my curls, I guess I'm just looking for tips and tricks to make my routine shorter and easier, and to maybe...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By mickalia
I like the last pics the best!! I would say...

I like the last pics the best!! I would say whatever you're doing is working. That's what I want my hair to look like... just wavy at the bottom.
*sigh*... why is the grass always greener...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,067
Posted By mickalia
5 year CG looking for lower maintenance options

I've been CG for 5 years, and it has allowed my highlighted 2c/3a hair (that I was about to chop off back then in frustration) to grow CRAZY long (almost waist length) and healthy. I only cut it...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 10-10-2010, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By mickalia
I used to use it in this order: leave in, CK,...

I used to use it in this order: leave in, CK, curl creme or LOOB, then gel. Worked great for frizz control this way!
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-02-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,485
Posted By mickalia
I have 2c/3a curls, and this routine has been the...

I have 2c/3a curls, and this routine has been the easiest/cheapest/and most effective!:

Shampoo: Giovanni Direct Tea Tree Triple Treat
(about $10 at Target)

Condition: Nature's Gate Persimmon...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 06-29-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By mickalia
Nope, no cones for me. I've used Aveda Be Curly...

Nope, no cones for me. I've used Aveda Be Curly in the past, before I went CG, and I really liked it on my short hair. I have a hard time finding a curl activator that will help keep the frizzies...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 06-22-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By mickalia
*bump*...to say that I've started getting some...

*bump*...to say that I've started getting some very annoying breakouts around my neck/jawline under my ears, and also on the tops of my shoulders. I suspect it's from a hair product, as I've NEVER...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-11-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By mickalia
My last tube was actually given to me by a friend...

My last tube was actually given to me by a friend who tried it and decided it wasn't for her, so I'm not sure how old that one was, but it was the same packaging as the one I finished before that,...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-09-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,219
Posted By mickalia
AG Re:coil reformulated??

I just bought a new tube of AG Re:coil, and not only is the packaging different, it smells completely different the last 3 tubes I had (which were all the old packaging). I might have just gone too...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-07-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By mickalia
I've also tried Giovanni Direct Leave-In, and...

I've also tried Giovanni Direct Leave-In, and while I liked it, I didn't LOVE it. I've been using Yes to Cucumbers Leave-In, and it works SOOOOO well under AG Re:coil, which has become my favorite...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 04-07-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By mickalia
My mom has been using A Perfect World White Tea...

My mom has been using A Perfect World White Tea Skin Guardian, as well as A Perfect World for Eyes for years. I used both for a while, too. They feel soooo nice going on. I think the only reason...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 04-07-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,833
Posted By mickalia
I too have tried and used Desert Essence...

I too have tried and used Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Liquid and really liked it, too! I think that's what I used during my transition from OCM to the Aubrey Line.
Forum: Makeup/skin care 04-07-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,833
Posted By mickalia
I did the Oil Cleansing Method last winter, and...

I did the Oil Cleansing Method last winter, and it worked great, but was kind of time consuming. Come summer time I switched to Aubrey Organics Sea Buckthorn Cleansing Cream and Toner (for Dry/Combo...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 02-09-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,367
Posted By mickalia
*bump* Red, how are you liking your...

*bump*

Red, how are you liking your Pretika? I have skin that can be red/blotchy prone, but am looking for an exfoliating brush that I can use once or twice a week. Been thinking about this...
Forum: Other beauty products swap board 09-14-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 823
Posted By mickalia
LA MER the powder/the powder brush

Hi ladies~

I just found these 2 things that La Mer sent me accidentally about a year ago, and I never got around to returning/exchanging them. They have been stored, unopened, in their original...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-05-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By mickalia
Hahaha... whenever I'm in that mood to try...

Hahaha... whenever I'm in that mood to try something new, or just researching ingredients, I worry about the same thing because I spend, like, 45 minutes in that one aisle! :roll:
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