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Forum: Protein-sensitive Yesterday, 03:29 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By RebeccaK
The panthenol got me on that one - at least,...

The panthenol got me on that one - at least, that's what I think it was. It's well past time for me to get a hair analysis... I have the hairs "harvested" (LOL), just need to get 'er done!
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Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By RebeccaK
Argh - PVP too? So my goodness, what's left? ...

Argh - PVP too? So my goodness, what's left? Gel seems to be a necessary component to keeping my hair in some semblance of manageability... but without protein, panthenol, glycerin, aloe, and now...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 09-01-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By RebeccaK
Good catch, Geek-Chic, I think my eyes glossed...

Good catch, Geek-Chic, I think my eyes glossed over that one. I've only used it a few times, and thought that maybe the humidity + panthenol was causing the problem (which wasn't major, but it was...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 08-31-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By RebeccaK
I don't ever get notifications for threads that...

I don't ever get notifications for threads that I've posted to... need to figure that out!

You had also asked for technique suggestions - not sure if this would work for you, but in very humid...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 08-30-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 228
Posted By RebeccaK
I'm forever on the hunt for protein free gels. ...

I'm forever on the hunt for protein free gels. Over time, I've noticed other ingredients that cause problems for me (aloe, panthenol, glycerin, certain polyquats, sometimes sorbitol, the list goes...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-23-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By RebeccaK
I've been using a few that I found that I am...

I've been using a few that I found that I am pretty sure are cone, protein, and glycerin free. I also avoid aloe, panthenol, and other humectants as much as possible. Sometimes sorbitol can also be...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By RebeccaK
LOL @ "purr-fect"

LOL @ "purr-fect"
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By RebeccaK
LOL at these replies, glad that this made you...

LOL at these replies, glad that this made you chuckle too... I sure got a kick out of it!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By RebeccaK
LOL - Right name, wrong product!

Just had to share... I caught a glimpse of the name of this product, and for a moment got excited at the potential of a product called "Clump and Seal". Then, of course, I looked again. Cat...
Forum: 2 06-22-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,281
Posted By RebeccaK
Not sure if you're still on the hunt, but in...

Not sure if you're still on the hunt, but in preparation for running out of my dwindling stash of the old Tresemme Naturals formula, I've found Suave Naturals Everlasting Sunshine and Daily...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-14-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 652
Posted By RebeccaK
For my hair, clumping is the difference between...

For my hair, clumping is the difference between curls and no curls. I had no idea how curly my hair was, until I discovered nc.com (and, thus, clumping!)

I'm still learning (about to get a hair...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-14-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By RebeccaK
Not to hijack, but I love lifehacker! The gems...

Not to hijack, but I love lifehacker! The gems are usually in the comments. =)
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-12-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 132
Posted By RebeccaK
My "parent has a computer" problems got...

My "parent has a computer" problems got infinitely easier when I installed TeamViewer... LogMeIn is better (IMO) but they're no longer free. TeamViewer is, though, and has saved me from feeling...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-07-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 989
Posted By RebeccaK
Slow Cooker Liners...

Slow Cooker Liners (http://www.reynoldskitchens.com/products/slow-cooker-liners/)


Best thing ever!
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-07-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 989
Posted By RebeccaK
I'm in that same category - love to cook if it's...

I'm in that same category - love to cook if it's for someone else, but for myself, even the microwave seems like too much work sometimes!

I sometimes get motivated to boil up eggs in a big batch...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 03-24-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By RebeccaK
It certainly is! I don't see protein, though...

It certainly is! I don't see protein, though (which doesn't mean I didn't miss it) and felt it was relevant to the comment from the OP looking for protein-free shampoo.
Forum: Protein-sensitive 03-24-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By RebeccaK
The reason the Suave works for me is because I...

The reason the Suave works for me is because I mix in oil before using it - otherwise it would not be moisturizing enough. It's the only product I've found so far that doesn't cause issues (and...
Forum: Protein-sensitive 03-23-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By RebeccaK
I'm mostly a lurker, but thought I'd comment here...

I'm mostly a lurker, but thought I'd comment here to list the products I've found to work (mostly consistently) with my protein, aloe, and humectant sensitive hair.

I either wash with Dr....
Forum: The CurlyBook Club 01-10-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 25,374
Posted By RebeccaK
Currently experiencing the "can't put it down"...

Currently experiencing the "can't put it down" situation with Jacob's Folly by Rebecca Miller. Amazing writing.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-07-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,269
Posted By RebeccaK
Curlypearl beat me to it, but the sentiments are...

Curlypearl beat me to it, but the sentiments are just as strong.

You are going to fly through this, and every step in the process. Whatever happens, you will handle it and you'll move on to the...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 06-28-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,269
Posted By RebeccaK
I'm a (long time) lurker but had to comment here,...

I'm a (long time) lurker but had to comment here, to tell you how sorry I am to know you're going through this but to commend what truly seems to be a realistic, positive, courageous approach. I...
Forum: Over 40 10-02-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,705
Posted By RebeccaK
I would be curious about the estrogen content, ...

I would be curious about the estrogen content, too. As part of treatment for breast cancer (diagnosed last December), I had an oophorectomy in June. (no chemo or radiation, though, and I have...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-29-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By RebeccaK
I am SO pleased to hear that you have made this...

I am SO pleased to hear that you have made this move!

There's an analogy I often use with teachers, parents, etc. who (often) end up talking about medications for ADD. Taking medications for...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-12-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By RebeccaK
I recognize myself in so much of what you've...

I recognize myself in so much of what you've described. There's always the tendency to want to diagnose depression when the symptoms are so similar.

If this makes any sense, to me it is...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-12-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By RebeccaK
Thanks, curlylaura!! They have beautiful...

Thanks, curlylaura!! They have beautiful arrangements on the website. I sent an email to their customer service to get things rolling... looks like a winner to me.

Thank you for the...
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