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Forum: 3 08-01-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By Jimipe
Mixed curl patterns within each "clump"?

So, I've recently discovered that my current "frizz" issue is really just a bunch of individual strands curling much much much tighter than the rest of my hair. And they are growing in number.
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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-11-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jimipe
Just test t. Make sure that the tube where the...

Just test t. Make sure that the tube where the air flows through is open all the way, if it bends, that is where it will get hot. Do not have a too high heat setting to too high power to start...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jimipe
The same as with hair sticks. Google a bit and...

The same as with hair sticks. Google a bit and you'll find tons of tutorials. The main idea is that if you want it to go in one direction you start by sticking it in the opposite direction, turning...
Forum: Curly Teens 07-10-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Jimipe
I see some spirally pieces mainly in the front...

I see some spirally pieces mainly in the front 2a-2c, I think you have all of them in there really. Your hair really looks very nice and clumpy here already for not have started CG yet! :) Usually I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-09-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,951
Posted By Jimipe
I've stopped discussing my hair with my mother,...

I've stopped discussing my hair with my mother, it just doesn't end well. She has always claimed my hair is not curly or wavy at all, it just needs to be brushed more and washed more often, because...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-09-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By Jimipe
I don't think that is the general solution,...

I don't think that is the general solution, really. My back is killing me if I try to sleep on a hard bed, my spine goes all wonky when lying on my side. :( So, soft mattress really needed here....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-07-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jimipe
There are extra long hair-fork-style bobby pins....

There are extra long hair-fork-style bobby pins. About 15-20 of those usually work well for me to keep buns up and are far nicer to my roots (no pain). The plastic ones keeps breaking after a while...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-04-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By Jimipe
While some people have no issue whatever bed they...

While some people have no issue whatever bed they sleep in, some clearly do. I'm not saying that beds cause back problems, in mine and my family's case it seems more like they make previous...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
If what you said would be true, then I would...

If what you said would be true, then I would agree a fair bit with what you are saying. But the point in the discussion here is that it is the opposite of what you say:

"nobody is saying that...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
Well yes, this is the point. We can argue about...

Well yes, this is the point. We can argue about the meaning of racism. But if you are educated in the social sciences, you'd know that the meaning is debated frequently. There are quite a few...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
Nope, not at all. Then you didn't read my post....

Nope, not at all. Then you didn't read my post. The tactic was to show, that yes, men are apparently suffering, but we can talk about the oppression of women without having to say that no men are...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
"There are a number of different areas of...

"There are a number of different areas of discrimination and privilege. Each "disadvantage" in the current structure of society might not be of as much weight as the rest, absolutely."

Did you...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
I'm not in GB, so I don't understand what that...

I'm not in GB, so I don't understand what that has to do with what I wrote?
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
And your point is? Yes, I am privileged due to my...

And your point is? Yes, I am privileged due to my ethnicity, and due to my socioeconomical background, and, due to me being cis. That is about it. I am on the other side when it comes to gender,...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
Back to the topic and the issue here. When I...

Back to the topic and the issue here.

When I try to understand the issue here what I see is mainly this: CN has been seen as one of the few places where AA women with natural hair actually have...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-03-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
Sooo…[/QUOTE] And your point is? Yes, I am...

Sooo…[/QUOTE]

And your point is? Yes, I am privileged due to my ethnicity, and due to my socioeconomical background, and, due to me being cis. That is about it. I am on the other side when it...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-02-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
You are in the US, right? I'm pretty sure that ...

You are in the US, right? I'm pretty sure that
A) Our laws tend to be a whole lot harder when it comes to discrimination.
B) The protection for employees is very very strong compared to most...
Forum: 3 07-01-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,003
Posted By Jimipe
I think that is one big issue with doing...

I think that is one big issue with doing curl-by-curl or more traditional cuts. If I have my hair straightened I need to essentially cut off 4 inches afterwards as my hair hates it. Really hates it....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-01-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jimipe
There are extra long hair-fork-style bobby pins....

There are extra long hair-fork-style bobby pins. About 15-20 of those usually work well for me to keep buns up and are far nicer to my roots (no pain). The plastic ones keeps breaking after a while...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-01-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
"Have you been fired from your job because of...

"Have you been fired from your job because of your hair texture? "
- No, but where I live, something like that would never happen due to laws against discrimination + very strong unions that would...
Forum: 3 07-01-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Jimipe
What sort of blunt bangs are you aiming for? Do...

What sort of blunt bangs are you aiming for? Do you know how your hair behaves when it is that short? I grew out my "straight across" bangs as soon as a I was old enough to decide as they never lied...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 07-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,447
Posted By Jimipe
I can definitely see that the whole "transition...

I can definitely see that the whole "transition from relaxed hair" is a struggle mainly AA women who go natural go through. The whole big-cut, wearing your hair short, dealing with multiple textures...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-01-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By Jimipe
If this is your hair in "optimal shape" then I...

If this is your hair in "optimal shape" then I would say a mix of 2C and 3A, I think you have both in there. If you still have not fully figured out how to handle your hair I would say you probably...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-30-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,140
Posted By Jimipe
Honestly, before I saw some Tyra Banks show about...

Honestly, before I saw some Tyra Banks show about "bad hair" and relaxing, I never knew relaxers existed. The few kids with AA-decent I met in school alternated between afro-puffs or braids, and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-26-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,926
Posted By Jimipe
As for "natural as in living in the wild means no...

As for "natural as in living in the wild means no layers", if you would not cut your hair at all you would a) end up with thinning ends and layering in that sense anyway. b) assuming a somewhat even...
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