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Forum: CurlMart News 06-29-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By curlsx45
8oz Curl Keeper Shipping Price

Hello

I'm glad that the 8oz Curl Keeper is back in stock but why is the shipping on it so expensive? Most other items that are 8oz have shipping that is 4 dollars and change, where as the Curl...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-25-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,596
Posted By curlsx45
You could try using a product with glycerin in...

You could try using a product with glycerin in it. Vegetable glycerin is a natural humectant, which draws humidity to your hair while it is in it. However, glycerin really only works as a leave in,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-11-2007, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By curlsx45
This happens to me too! The gel was so good but I...

This happens to me too! The gel was so good but I eventually had to give it up cause it made my entire scalp itch horribly when I'd sweat, sometimes even when I wasn't. The entire DevaCare line did...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-16-2007, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By curlsx45
It's not that it strips color, it's just that...

It's not that it strips color, it's just that Devacurl doesn't prevent color from being stripped like Devacare does. This is because Devacare has a chemical sunblocker in it and Devacurl doesn't....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By curlsx45
Hello! Good job getting started on the CG...

Hello!

Good job getting started on the CG method! Generally from everything I've ever read, it's best to put on gel at the hair's wettest state! This way it doesn't frizz up as it slowly drys, it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By curlsx45
Apart from the Vitamin C and Orange in the...

Apart from the Vitamin C and Orange in the Devacare, it also has a chemical sun blocker which is good to maintain your hair color, unless you're allergic to the ingredient like me. Anyway... the only...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-03-2007, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By curlsx45
Why Clear Gel?

Hello!

So how come in the CG book it is recommended to use only gels that are clear, or at least I think it says clear. Why is Jessicurl CCSS opaque? Here's the ingredients:

Ingredients: Water,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-03-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By curlsx45
I remember there was a whole thread about how no...

I remember there was a whole thread about how no one bumped it for so long that it vanished into the aether that is the internet. Although... I remember someone had it backed up on a hard drive...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,302
Posted By curlsx45
I wish so much that my hair looked like yours...

I wish so much that my hair looked like yours curly. It looks so much better curly than straight.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By curlsx45
Is it all your hair that is weighed down and...

Is it all your hair that is weighed down and gross or just the hair near your scalp? You could try doing an apple cider vinegar rinse, after rinsing it out the smell goes away once it dries and it's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By curlsx45
I always thought that alcohol denat. stood for...

I always thought that alcohol denat. stood for denatured alcohol. For example, in the perfume industry, the two main ingredients are the fragrance (usually essential oils) and alcohol denat. You'll...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2007, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By curlsx45
I didn't know that emulsifiers functioned...

I didn't know that emulsifiers functioned surfectant! Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-20-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By curlsx45
Conditioner Surfectants?!

Hello all,

So I was reading the CO Washing FAQ under the Curl411 and theres one part that goes like this:

Most conditioners contain mild surfactants that, paired up with a little manual...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-18-2007, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By curlsx45
Hello hello, Ok, so here is my understanding...

Hello hello,

Ok, so here is my understanding of it. CO Washing too much wouldn't cause any hair damage at all as long as you're staying away from conditioners with silicones because then you'll...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-18-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 564
Posted By curlsx45
Hello and welcome to naturallycurly.com! ...

Hello and welcome to naturallycurly.com!

I'll try to explain some of the basic things of the whole "Curly Girl" (CG) philosophies of Loraine Massey. Basically in the book it recommends using...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 03-16-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By curlsx45
The fastfood seemed to pull down my curl and make...

The fastfood seemed to pull down my curl and make it more wavy and flatter. However, with a curl enhancer or gel it'd probably look very good. Fastfood makes your hair really shiny and smells...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-16-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By curlsx45
It really depends on how much sebum (natural oil)...

It really depends on how much sebum (natural oil) your body produces. During your teens supposedly a lot more is produced. As of late, even non sulfate poos have not been doing the job getting rid of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-10-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By curlsx45
I agree, relaxing or softening is much more...

I agree, relaxing or softening is much more damaging than dyeing. Of course, the level of damage is also dependent on which chemical straightener you use. The main two are:

Sodium Hydroxide (Lye)...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-08-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By curlsx45
Elucence Allergies?

Hello,

I was thinking of buying the Elucence MBS and MBC. I noticed that there is a chemical sun blocker (benzophenone-4) in the MBS. Is anyone allergic to that or anything else? (Other than the...
Forum: Swap board 03-05-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By curlsx45
DevaCARE + Ouidad Deep Treatment Sample

Hello Everyone!

Although I am listening prices, I am open to some swaps. I am really interested in trying the Elucence Mosture Balencing Conditioner or Shampoo. Anyway, SHIPPING IS INCLUDED!, if...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-02-2007, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 371
Posted By curlsx45
Hello hello, I know that generally less CCSS...

Hello hello,

I know that generally less CCSS is supposed to be used than RR. The following was in the curly hair tips section of the Jessicurl website where someone asked a similar question, hope...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-25-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By curlsx45
Diluting while preserving?

Hello everyone!

I'm back from vacation and have a new question. I have read around that it is bad to get water into hair care products because it causes them to go bad. Does anyone know why this...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By curlsx45
Jessicurl Conditioners won't work for me?

Hello Everyone,

I was using the Devacurl line and was liking the gel a lot, without the gel the One C looked alright. I ordered a few of those small samples of Jessicurl, GLS, Aloeba, Too Shea,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By curlsx45
Haha, I always wonder whether the models in the...

Haha, I always wonder whether the models in the hair commercials actually use the products they're advertising.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-12-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,926
Posted By curlsx45
kurlee, Do products like banana boat or...

kurlee,

Do products like banana boat or coppertone sunscreen bother you? those don't bother me, so maybe it's not the sunscreen in the DevaCare One C. DevaCare Low Pow gives me eczema so I'm not...
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