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Forum: 4 07-19-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,190
Posted By vkb247
Do you use these foods to create your own...

Do you use these foods to create your own homemade mixes? If so, which one(s)?

Yep. Yogurt, Honey, and bananas (I only use baby food bananas which is well blended and no problem to rinse out) or...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 12-10-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By vkb247
I was just thinking about henna giving the hair...

I was just thinking about henna giving the hair weight but it can also make strands thicker.
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 12-06-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,460
Posted By vkb247
I cosign with the other ladies because it does...

I cosign with the other ladies because it does sound like your relationship with your hair will get easier if you get to know it a little better and understand what it can and can't do, what it like,...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 12-06-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By vkb247
I don't know if texlaxing is your best solution...

I don't know if texlaxing is your best solution but if you've tried less drastic measures like deep treatments more often, gels or other stylers, and or things like oil rinses or henna than maybe it...
Forum: 4 12-05-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,684
Posted By vkb247
Are you trying to slick down wet or dry hair?...

Are you trying to slick down wet or dry hair? When my hair was shorter it had to be soaked with something (water, conditioner, etc.) to get a slick up do. It gets easier as it gets longer.

How is...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 11-29-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By vkb247
Have you tried adding oil to your hair after...

Have you tried adding oil to your hair after washing it? Olive oil is a heavy oil that would probably do the trick.
Forum: 4 11-29-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 800
Posted By vkb247
What type of stylist are you looking for? One to...

What type of stylist are you looking for? One to twist/braid, straighten your hair, etc?

I used to live in Atlanta and there was a great stylist I used to go to to straighten my hair. She was...
Forum: 4 10-30-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,338
Posted By vkb247
I have coarse, super thick hair and nothing works...

I have coarse, super thick hair and nothing works for me like EcoStyler gel - the clear or olive oil type. Kinky Curly does give me similar results but it takes forever to dry and I have to use too...
Forum: 4 08-09-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,604
Posted By vkb247
Miss Keys 10 in 1 is just like DPR-11 in my hair....

Miss Keys 10 in 1 is just like DPR-11 in my hair. Homemade recipes I've loved are the caramel treatment (really similar to what's listed here with bananas, oil, honey, etc.) or yogurt mixed with a...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 06-04-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 58,494
Posted By vkb247
I'm glad that you found the thread helpful too...

I'm glad that you found the thread helpful too Sandy Coils! You are truly empowered when you have options. (I know its "just hair," but I'm just saying --- sometimes texlaxing takes a lot of...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 04-06-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 58,494
Posted By vkb247
Yes you can. Relaxers and texturizers are...

Yes you can. Relaxers and texturizers are essentially the same thing but sometimes, just sometimes, they are different strengths. Make sure it is a lye or no-lye texturizer first though and you might...
Forum: 4 02-16-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,559
Posted By vkb247
I bought some henna through them that was two...

I bought some henna through them that was two years old and they told me that the life of henna is about 5 years if left in the freezer and this is how they store their henna. They said they have...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 02-14-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 58,494
Posted By vkb247
Erica your has is beautiful before and after. I...

Erica your has is beautiful before and after. I hope you are enjoying it and please keep us updated!



I'm glad to hear that the henna is working for you and your mix sounds yummy! Please post...
Forum: 4 02-14-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 12,951
Posted By vkb247
I used to use conditioners and even dc's as leave...

I used to use conditioners and even dc's as leave ins when I first started my hair journey and it definitely helped me overcome my dryness issues.

I did have some issues with build up and itchy...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 02-13-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,600
Posted By vkb247
Oprah was natural when those first pics came out...

Oprah was natural when those first pics came out with her and that huge blow out. But she relaxed after that.
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 02-12-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 58,494
Posted By vkb247
Here is my complete texlax procedure. I have very...

Here is my complete texlax procedure. I have very resistant hair and I have used:

-Motions Herbal in Super (a relaxer known for reverting and underprocessing
- Revlon Realistic in Regular (known...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 02-12-2010, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,600
Posted By vkb247
Please beware of any product that throws out the...

Please beware of any product that throws out the phrases "non-chemical" or "no chemicals." Especially if it tries to portray itself as a scientifically sound company/product.

I know that many of...
Forum: 4 02-11-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 54,250
Posted By vkb247
I use it like butter on toast with honey and...

I use it like butter on toast with honey and sometimes a little butter too because I love the flavor combo but of course it isn't so healthy then. You don't notice the texture when it is spread on...
Forum: 4 02-11-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By vkb247
My hair is texlaxed and I still can't blow dry...

My hair is texlaxed and I still can't blow dry it, flat iron it, or even hot comb it and make it straight. I have to go to a professional for that because my technique sucks.

How about a bantu...
Forum: 4 02-11-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,175
Posted By vkb247
I know some ladies with beautiful healthy heads...

I know some ladies with beautiful healthy heads of hair who use or have used lotions in their hair with no problem. Those are great ingredients and I know I would definitely give it a try. The only I...
Forum: 4 02-11-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 54,250
Posted By vkb247
Is it refined or unrefined? Does it smell like...

Is it refined or unrefined? Does it smell like coconuts? Mine tastes like coconuts but tastes much better when used with something sweet. Kind of like coconut water. If you have had that straight out...
Forum: 4 02-11-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,026
Posted By vkb247
Please don't relax simple because of styling...

Please don't relax simple because of styling issues. I love looking at fotkis and youtube for inspiration from ladies who are more creative with their hair. Fotki also has a great new link called "My...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 02-07-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 58,494
Posted By vkb247
Its funny that you would post those pics kikisk....

Its funny that you would post those pics kikisk. My mother had huge fro when I was born. I remember that she would braid it every night and tie it up before she went to bed. I was talking to her...
Forum: 4 02-06-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,018
Posted By vkb247
I forgot about this thread. The OP has a BKT now...

I forgot about this thread. The OP has a BKT now and seems to love it.
Forum: 4 02-06-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 17,682
Posted By vkb247
I do this and so do plenty of other ladies with...

I do this and so do plenty of other ladies with great results. There is no reason that it should make your hair break, be unpredictable, or make your hair get straighter over time.

Kikisf started...
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