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Forum: High Porosity 07-28-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By voluptucurl
Thanks again, Greatcurls! I did add the...

Thanks again, Greatcurls!

I did add the fenugreek to my co-wash, and while I didn't get good slip with it, it added some much needed moisture and softness to my hair. My hair is chronically dry,...
Forum: High Porosity 07-28-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By voluptucurl
Thanks for the suggestion, Greatcurls. I am so...

Thanks for the suggestion, Greatcurls. I am so going to try this, like right now. I'm going to add it to my co-wash, along with some olive oil, and mix it using an immersion blender. I really need...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-20-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By voluptucurl
Wow. Just...wow. Times, they are a-changin'.

Wow. Just...wow. Times, they are a-changin'.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-20-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 594
Posted By voluptucurl
Hi, Sherry. This is actually how I interviewed...

Hi, Sherry. This is actually how I interviewed for my last three jobs! Those interviews were far more relaxed and even creative than all others I've had.

I agree with Papayahed about not letting...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-19-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By voluptucurl
Hi, Yogawaves. I know exactly what you mean. The...

Hi, Yogawaves. I know exactly what you mean. The HerRoom site will save you a lot of footwork. They have a bra finder tool (http://www.herroom.com/know-your-breasts/Questions.aspx) that asks you...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Ooh, I appreciate that, Dolson. Thanks! I hadn't...

Ooh, I appreciate that, Dolson. Thanks! I hadn't thought about those areas. Do you find that it's easy to get around with public transportation there?
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-14-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Thanks much, Goldy! That does seem to be the...

Thanks much, Goldy! That does seem to be the trend there, doesn't it? I wish it were easier to get around when you can't drive. It really limits one's options for places to live.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-14-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Thanks, Frau! I'll look into Panama City. The...

Thanks, Frau! I'll look into Panama City. The pictures I've seen of it are amazing. I have a friend who also visits there regularly, so that might be a good place to start.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-12-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Does anyone know if there are other FL cities...

Does anyone know if there are other FL cities that are good for walkers/public trans users? I'm thinking about checking on Tampa/Clearwater and other places like that. My main requirements are that...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-06-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Thanks for that info, Josephine! Do you know any...

Thanks for that info, Josephine! Do you know any other areas that do have good public transportation? I'm really open to other cities. It seems like maybe places in southern FL are better for drivers...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 01-06-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Goldy, thanks for responding! I will be working,...

Goldy, thanks for responding! I will be working, but I travel for work, so I won't have to go into an office there. The neighborhood doesn't have to be close to any place in particular, but just well...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 12-29-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Someone? Anyone? :hello2: Aside from my visits...

Someone? Anyone? :hello2: Aside from my visits there, I've checked Craig's List, City-Data, and some blogs and zines focused on South Florida. I've even looked at Broward and Miami-Dade counties'...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 12-28-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By voluptucurl
Florida bound and I need suggestions

(ETA: I'm considering other cities than where I've listed below. Any suggestions?)


I'm thinking about moving to the Hallandale-Lauderdale-Pompano-Beach-somewhere-north-of Miami-Beach area, and...
Forum: 4 09-17-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,754
Posted By voluptucurl
I have porous, coarse (not to mention really dry)...

I have porous, coarse (not to mention really dry) hair, and the two best deep conditioners for me are Spiral Solutions Deeply Decadent and Curl Junkie Curl Rehab. They give me amazing results.
...
Forum: 4 09-17-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By voluptucurl
Hi, KinkyKynah; welcome to the site! I wish...

Hi, KinkyKynah; welcome to the site!

I wish I'd learned about porosity and other hair properties before I focused on my curl type since that's way more important when it comes to caring for your...
Forum: 4 12-10-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6,210
Views: 391,797
Posted By voluptucurl
I've got a tube of Better Botanicals Amla Shine...

I've got a tube of Better Botanicals Amla Shine Daily Conditioner. Actually, I've had this PJ-moment-of-weakness-buy for a while, but I'm finally ready to use it.

The ingredients are: purified...
Forum: Thin/thinning hair 01-31-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 46,011
Posted By voluptucurl
I've always had thin temples, but they've...

I've always had thin temples, but they've worsened lately. I've used JBCO on and off, but I'm two weeks into using it regularly each night.

The thing about Rogaine is that people who use it say...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 01-25-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By voluptucurl
Hi, and welcome! I hope you enjoy having natural...

Hi, and welcome! I hope you enjoy having natural hair.

The most important info I wish I'd learned when I first went natural was understanding my hair's porosity and texture. Forget about worrying...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 01-22-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,570
Posted By voluptucurl
Thumbs up Hi, Gee, I like olive oil a lot for my hair...

Hi, Gee,

I like olive oil a lot for my hair and scalp. I think what you're proposing can't hurt. I've heard of some people using a mixture of oil and brown sugar to exfoliate their scalps, but...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 01-22-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,964
Posted By voluptucurl
This is strange to me. My hair is very protein...

This is strange to me. My hair is very protein sensitive, but I don't seem to have problems with aloe. In fact, it's an ingredient I use with much success. What is it about aloe's make up that causes...
Forum: 4 01-21-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 27,659
Posted By voluptucurl
Well, dang! Get some moisture up in here, bish!

Well, dang! Get some moisture up in here, bish!
Forum: 4 01-21-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By voluptucurl
Hi, Moosegrl, How often do you get your ends...

Hi, Moosegrl,

How often do you get your ends trimmed? If your ends are thin, they'll form single strand knots and/or split easily.

At night time, consider protecting the length of your hair,...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 01-17-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,170
Posted By voluptucurl
Hi, Runna. Since your signature says your hair is...

Hi, Runna. Since your signature says your hair is coarse, I'd be really careful about conditioning with proteins, like the yoghurt, eggs, and coconut oil. I have coarse hair, too, and have to be...
Forum: 4 07-06-2011, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By voluptucurl
You're welcome! I'll chirp in about the shea...

You're welcome! I'll chirp in about the shea butter. I usually get mine at a beauty supply store and sometimes at a natural food market. If you can, get the pure, raw shea butter.
Forum: Makeup/skin care 07-06-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,693
Posted By voluptucurl
:wave: I really like Shea Moisture's Raw...

:wave:

I really like Shea Moisture's Raw Shea Restorative Trauma Masque--it's fabulous! My hair is perpetually dry, so I like it for deep conditioning and as a pre-shampoo treatment. It contains...
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