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Forum: 3 04-21-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By BeinDeb
I too, like what the jellies do for my hair....

I too, like what the jellies do for my hair. However, I'm not willing to pay the high prices for the commercial products. So, diy flaxseed gel (which to me is more a jelly) is my answer. Granted,...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 04-19-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 544
Posted By BeinDeb
Unfortunately, I can't use an antennae. I'm too...

Unfortunately, I can't use an antennae. I'm too far out in the boonies. After they changed to the "digital" signals, an antennae wouldn't work for the distance. My satellite bill was horrendous....
Forum: Non-hair discussion 04-18-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 544
Posted By BeinDeb
Curlypearl, I "cut the cord" a couple of years...

Curlypearl, I "cut the cord" a couple of years ago via a Roku, and couldn't be happier. I was tired of the high prices for cable/satellite TV, so I cancelled, got the Roku, ordered Netflix (under...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 275
Posted By BeinDeb
Sure you do! It's good stuff. I've used it since...

Sure you do! It's good stuff. I've used it since they came out with it, and it has a permanent place in my rotation!
Forum: Going Gray 04-08-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By BeinDeb
That's what I did a couple of years ago. I didn't...

That's what I did a couple of years ago. I didn't regret it.
Forum: All-natural hair care 04-07-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 261
Posted By BeinDeb
Have you tried DIY flaxseed gel? I'd gotten lazy...

Have you tried DIY flaxseed gel? I'd gotten lazy and was using mostly store-bought goodies, but have recently revisited it. My 3A hair adores it. It's well worth the trouble and easy on the pocket...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 04-01-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By BeinDeb
Another thing you might want to try, is to do a...

Another thing you might want to try, is to do a deep conditioner with protein. My hair is frog-hair fine, highly porous, and demands a dish of protein with every meal. Back when I started CG, I tried...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-30-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By BeinDeb
Maybe try dusting? Sometimes when my hair is...

Maybe try dusting? Sometimes when my hair is being extraordinarily ornery, I'll dust (cut a minuscule bit) just the very ends off. It seems to help tremendously. I've also noticed that as my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-28-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By BeinDeb
I suspect my hair loves hydrogenated castor oil...

I suspect my hair loves hydrogenated castor oil as well. Chupie, what products have you used with it in it?
Forum: 3 03-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By BeinDeb
Yep. I use it everyday on my 3a curls. I use it...

Yep. I use it everyday on my 3a curls. I use it like a sealer, as it makes the curls curl like nothing else does. The amount for me, is key. I only use a pea size. Any more than that will make my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-27-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By BeinDeb
So glad it worked well for you! It's so much fun...

So glad it worked well for you! It's so much fun trying something and then finding it works.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 03-24-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By BeinDeb
I work in a professional environment as well....

I work in a professional environment as well. When I was transitioning, buns were my best friends, using combs, bobby pins, and hair forks. The combs worked very well for the sides, as did loose...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-20-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By BeinDeb
I just started using a diffuser this Winter. What...

I just started using a diffuser this Winter. What works best for me is to air dry a bit first...I'll wait until the gel cast is set and then use it.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-19-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By BeinDeb
I do mine on dry hair. If you trim it as directed...

I do mine on dry hair. If you trim it as directed in the "Curly Girl Handbook," you'll get a better idea how your curls are naturally laying.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-19-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 207
Posted By BeinDeb
I've also been trimming my own hair for over a...

I've also been trimming my own hair for over a year now. I live in a rural area and haven't had any luck whatsoever finding a stylist that is familiar with curly hair, much less one that hears me...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 03-19-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,270
Posted By BeinDeb
Border collies are extremely intelligent, and...

Border collies are extremely intelligent, and they are also "working" dogs. That is, they HAVE to have something to do, and usually someone to do it with, As this pup has been through so many...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-19-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By BeinDeb
After the initial spritz & condish, you'll need...

After the initial spritz & condish, you'll need to cover it so it doesn't start to dry. The methodology is for the porous hair strands to be filled and saturated with the conditioner so it doesn't...
Forum: All-natural hair care 03-18-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By BeinDeb
RJKY74, just out of curiosity, what are your...

RJKY74, just out of curiosity, what are your hair's properties?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-18-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By BeinDeb
Your welcome! Hope it works as well for you as it...

Your welcome! Hope it works as well for you as it does for me. Basically, I just dampen my hair with the spray bottle (I believe I've read somewhere that conditioner needs water to activate) then...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-17-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By BeinDeb
The spritz to condish method may work better for...

The spritz to condish method may work better for you, as it doesn't require as much time. The coconut oil prepoo needs time (several hours) for it to sink in and absorb to the cortex. Both work...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-17-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By BeinDeb
Have you tried the spritz to condish method? My...

Have you tried the spritz to condish method? My hair is very porous, and I've found that doing this does cut my drying time, as my hair doesn't get so water logged. Also helpful along the same train...
Forum: 2 03-10-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By BeinDeb
I strongly recommend you read, "The Curly Girl...

I strongly recommend you read, "The Curly Girl Handbook," by Lorraine Massey. It will give you a solid foundation to build your care strategy for your curly hair. While there's a ton of information...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 03-10-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 949
Posted By BeinDeb
I've been using "Africa's Best Ultimate Herbal...

I've been using "Africa's Best Ultimate Herbal Oil" immediately after showering. I purchased it in Walmart. It's been doing absolute wonders for my winter, parched, aging skin.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By BeinDeb
Congrats Bobby! Your enthusiasm is so contagious,...

Congrats Bobby! Your enthusiasm is so contagious, you are a wonderful Blessing to this forum!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-05-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By BeinDeb
I've been using it for about a month now. Love,...

I've been using it for about a month now. Love, love, love that shampoo. Or, more accurately, my hair does!
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