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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-16-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,036
Posted By peaches1975
I haven't tried Redken CAT extreme, but comparing...

I haven't tried Redken CAT extreme, but comparing this to the one time I used Emergencee, I'd say this is much stronger in that I used both according to their directions. And much less expensive. The...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-14-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,036
Posted By peaches1975
+1 Sounds like a miracle product! My hair has...

+1 Sounds like a miracle product! My hair has never gotten too much protein.[/quote]

I use it and like it. I like that I can add it to any conditioner as a PT. I have to watch it with this...
Forum: 2 03-07-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,404
Posted By peaches1975
My hair tends to be low porosity, and I get...

My hair tends to be low porosity, and I get better root curl after PTs too. I also color. I would bet that the person that wrote the article ended up with flatter roots due to the mineral oil, not...
Forum: 2 02-27-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,574
Posted By peaches1975
I don't get oily roots, but I do have hard water...

I don't get oily roots, but I do have hard water so I use shampoo occasionally. I have the Giovanni 50:50 and it's OK, but baby shampoo isn't anymore drying than the 50:50 so I usually choose that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-25-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 981
Posted By peaches1975
+1 I use a gel over FSG for hold.

+1

I use a gel over FSG for hold.
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 02-25-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,282
Posted By peaches1975
Ecostyler Krystal is my HG! Some days I'm lazy...

Ecostyler Krystal is my HG! Some days I'm lazy and just do CO and put it up, or I may straighten my hair, or sea salt spray for beachy hair...but Ecostyler is my tried and true product for bouncy...
Forum: 2 02-02-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,343
Posted By peaches1975
Actually, you weren't entirely wrong. Mucinex...

Actually, you weren't entirely wrong. Mucinex dries me out too. I drink even more water when sick, but I just go to the restroom more. My body pulls what little fluids I have left and uses that to...
Forum: 2 02-02-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By peaches1975
I LOVE butters! My hair can get weighed down...

I LOVE butters! My hair can get weighed down too, but only certain ingredients do that. And even then, they still have their place. For example, mineral oil makes my hair flat and very very little...
Forum: 2 02-02-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,632
Posted By peaches1975
I like it! You DO rock the short cuts! ...

I like it! You DO rock the short cuts!



+1! My hair lays flat on my head if cut short.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-02-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Posted By peaches1975
My hair needs a lot of protein as well. I use...

My hair needs a lot of protein as well. I use the ApHogee that pedaheh mentioned, and I use ION Effective Care inbetween ApHogee treatments. My hair has been a bit neglected, so for over a week...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By peaches1975
I use the Two-Step product, and use my own DT...

I use the Two-Step product, and use my own DT (instead of the balancing moisturizer). I don't have a hardhat dryer and use a handheld. Kind of a PITA to do it that way, but oh well.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,452
Posted By peaches1975
FWIW whatsercurl, I haven't been close to OC'ing...

FWIW whatsercurl, I haven't been close to OC'ing again since upping my protein. The one and only time I OC'ed was due to not using protein, and it was before BC to remove the really damaged stuff. ...
Forum: 2 01-19-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By peaches1975
Having used a sulphate shampoo just a few days...

Having used a sulphate shampoo just a few days ago, I get that "wadded" type hair that needs more protein. Geez, who would have guessed that? :laughing6: Going to try the AOGPB for the first time...
Forum: 2 01-19-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By peaches1975
It's also nice as a pre-poo, BTW. Really...

It's also nice as a pre-poo, BTW. Really protects the length.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By peaches1975
I use both of those products and really like...

I use both of those products and really like them. However, if I limited myself to those two things and that's it, my hair would react violently as well. My fine hair has to have protein treatments,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,452
Posted By peaches1975
Another very fine haired tangler here! And all...

Another very fine haired tangler here! And all tests seem to point toward low porosity, although I'm sure my ends are more porous due to damage. And that's where the tangles are, the ends. Cuts help...
Forum: 2 01-19-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By peaches1975
I'm interested in these type of herbal...

I'm interested in these type of herbal treatments, the only thing I've used so far has been runner's oil and I really liked it. I wonder, would any of these herbs used in a paste stain lighter hair...
Forum: 2 01-18-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,049
Posted By peaches1975
Funny thread! I tried to go hardcore CG for a...

Funny thread! I tried to go hardcore CG for a while, and the water here just isn't going to let me. And I'm just too lazy to deal with some filter for the shower head. So, I use sulphates...
Forum: 2 01-16-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By peaches1975
What happened with the Suave coconut? And it's...

What happened with the Suave coconut? And it's OK to ask, lots of us have been on the hunt for protein products.

Try the ION Effective Care I mentioned. Or the Nexxus Emergencee. Some things...
Forum: 2 01-16-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By peaches1975
pedaheh: S&C is how I do my PTs and DTs! My...

pedaheh: S&C is how I do my PTs and DTs! My hair absorbs them MUCH better that way.

And you're very welcome, Euterpe! FWIW, if the Suave coconut left your hair limp, that tends to be a need...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-16-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,183
Posted By peaches1975
I think it might be a 2 vs. 3 thing as well. I'm...

I think it might be a 2 vs. 3 thing as well. I'm not porous, and the items I use that give me incredible slip also give me Jessica Rabbit type hair. Stuff that has more hold or grab or whatever,...
Forum: 2 01-16-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By peaches1975
Yeah, you got what I meant about the strand test!...

Yeah, you got what I meant about the strand test! LOL!

I know what you mean about, "Well, what is the current state of my hair? I don't know what I need." I had to just start trying some things....
Forum: 2 01-15-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By peaches1975
You can absolutely be in need of both! I'm not...

You can absolutely be in need of both! I'm not saying you ARE, but that yes, you could need both. Without oils/butters, I lose moisture easily and quickly. And while my hair has definately...
Forum: 2 01-14-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By peaches1975
Could it be the olive oil? My hair does this...

Could it be the olive oil? My hair does this with straight olive oil. Yet I can use products with olive oil in it like GFTN and LOOC just fine! Weird.

It sounds like you've got a build up if...
Forum: 2 01-13-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,954
Posted By peaches1975
Yeah I did the back to back thing until my hair...

Yeah I did the back to back thing until my hair got balanced, but if I continued doing it? Eh...probably not good! I have to do little inbetween treatments, but the hard stuff I can only handle so...
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