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Forum: Newbies info/introductions Yesterday, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By kathymack
I started out as a winter wavy/summer 3a--curl...

I started out as a winter wavy/summer 3a--curl pattern in the summer was not dissimilar to your pictures. I never used products until I started lurking on nc.com. Do you know your texture?? (fine,...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 47
Posted By kathymack
With low porosity hair you have to be careful...

With low porosity hair you have to be careful about what products you choose. You also need to be careful about how much product you apply.I can use "richer," well formulated products in minute...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 09-28-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 131
Posted By kathymack
Hair type is relatively unimportant. It's hair...

Hair type is relatively unimportant. It's hair properties that are the guide for choosing ingredients/products. Here's a link to help you with yours Curly Hair Basics | Live Curly Live Free...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-25-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By kathymack
+1. The other suggestion I'd make is a...

+1. The other suggestion I'd make is a professional dryer for diffusing upside down. Much less frizz then with a cheap dryer--at least for me.
Forum: 3 09-25-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By kathymack
Have you tried using a professional dryer??...

Have you tried using a professional dryer?? Here's a thread that may help: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/over-40/118164-anybody-have-expensive-hair-dryer.html?highlight=Expensive+Dryer

I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-25-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By kathymack
I lost a lot of hair after some health issues. My...

I lost a lot of hair after some health issues. My hair was really looking flat and horrible. I got it cut shorter (same style.) Air drying just contributed to the flatness.

When you plop, it's...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 09-22-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By kathymack
I used the phytodifrizzant years ago when I first...

I used the phytodifrizzant years ago when I first was on nc.com. While I use the more natural products, I was allergic to all of the botanicals in this product. I think I used the shampoo way before...
Forum: 3 09-19-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By kathymack
You don't mention your hair properties, which is...

You don't mention your hair properties, which is the best way to choose ingredients/products.

I can't use the SM Coconut & Hibiscus line on my fine/low porosity hair. It just sits on my hair. Only...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-19-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 168
Posted By kathymack
I, too, would say higher porosity hair. Low...

I, too, would say higher porosity hair. Low porosity hair has trouble absorbing ingredients/products, so it's unlikely that your getting much moisture from cowashing--especially if your using one of...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 09-18-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By kathymack
I've lost a lot more hair due to anesthesia and...

I've lost a lot more hair due to anesthesia and other medications this year, so I've had to pull out all of my tricks to get the volume.

First and foremost, a good haircut is needed. I've had my...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 09-17-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By kathymack
KCKT is a detangler. While some people use it as...

KCKT is a detangler. While some people use it as a leave in, it's not very moisturizing. After the first time, I've never used it again. Have used lots of different products with KCCC with no issues....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-15-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By kathymack
I did a search by title and post. Here's the one...

I did a search by title and post. Here's the one with the most answers by title http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/general-discussion-about-curly-hair/146305-max-green-alchemy-sculpting-gel.html...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-14-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By kathymack
rbb, you have low and high porosity reversed. Low...

rbb, you have low and high porosity reversed. Low porosity takes a LONG time to dry, high porosity is relatively short.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-12-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,476
Posted By kathymack
Great post wavydaze! (Don't see the like...

Great post wavydaze! (Don't see the like function.)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-12-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By kathymack
I'm conflicted in how to answer this. I never...

I'm conflicted in how to answer this. I never used products until I started lurking on nc.com. Then, I had to try everything! I've used products from all the companies listed and my answer would be...
Forum: Protein-craving 09-11-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By kathymack
A few things are missing for people to give you...

A few things are missing for people to give you good answers. What was your hair dresser disaster?? Did it involve some type of chemical treatment?? What are your hair properties?? Here's a link to...
Forum: 3 09-04-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By kathymack
I want your son's hair! I think a similar, more...

I want your son's hair! I think a similar, more stylized, cut would be great for you--like an inverted bob mentioned above. A lot of us have some type of bob, here's a link...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-31-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 451
Posted By kathymack
Actually, texture is really important and type is...

Actually, texture is really important and type is what's relatively unimportant. You've got it correct when you say thickness of individual strand, but that is texture (fine, medium, coarse.) I can...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-31-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By kathymack
If your hair gets build up easily, it could be...

If your hair gets build up easily, it could be from polyquats. My fine/low porosity hair has issues with them coating my hair and being hard to remove--especially 4, 7 & 10 (CJ CQ has 4.) One of the...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-30-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By kathymack
IMHO, the rinse out is the least important...

IMHO, the rinse out is the least important product for people with low porosity hair. I'm older (62) and take a very quick shower, so my rinse out isn't on very long. Feel that you better off using...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-29-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By kathymack
Moroccan Oil Intense Curl Cream: Ingredients...

Moroccan Oil Intense Curl Cream:
Ingredients Water, Mineral Oil, Cetyl Alcohol, Polyquatermium-7, Gel Y Ceryl Stearate, Dimethicone, Argania Spinoza Kernel Oil (Aragon oil), Petrolatum, Cetrimonium...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By kathymack
Here's a link that might help you with the...

Here's a link that might help you with the texture/porosity thing Curl Junkie - Natural Hair Care for all types of Curly Hair!: My 2 cents on Protein/Texture/Porosity/Moisture Balance! :-)...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By kathymack
Here's a link to help with your texture and...

Here's a link to help with your texture and porosity questions Curl Junkie - Natural Hair Care for all types of Curly Hair!: My 2 cents on Protein/Texture/Porosity/Moisture Balance! :-)...
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By kathymack
My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your...

My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your hair is low porosity, it means it takes a LONG time to absorb products, if it does it at all. I use minute amounts of really rich products....
Forum: Low Porosity 08-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By kathymack
My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your...

My hair is fine/low porosity/low density. If your hair is low porosity, it means it takes a LONG time to absorb products, if it does it at all. I use minute amounts of really rich products....
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