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Forum: Aussie swap board 01-02-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,338
Posted By princesspie
Yep. I recommend Gareth too. Just had my...

Yep.

I recommend Gareth too. Just had my first haircut there (my hair is short now though) and I was really impressed.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-02-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By princesspie
I guess you could ask your hairdresser to cut the...

I guess you could ask your hairdresser to cut the back first and then cut the sides when it's pinned back.

It might look a little odd while it's all down, but it might be worth it to get the look...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-02-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By princesspie
Hi there. I came across this thread hoping...

Hi there.

I came across this thread hoping to find a solution for a "sweaty" scalp or "hat hair"... I've never had a problem with my hair falling flat but all I can think of is twisting your hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-02-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,133
Posted By princesspie
Easy... When I have my hair curly and people...

Easy...

When I have my hair curly and people are like "I prefer your hair straight" or
when I have my hair straight and people are like "I prefer it curly".

aaaargh...

I now go out of my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-05-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By princesspie
Thanks! I've decided to keep cutting it shorter...

Thanks! I've decided to keep cutting it shorter and shorter till I get to a pixie cut. I'll try your pin-up bob when I get to about medium length.

he he... can't wait to start playing around with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-30-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By princesspie
bumping :icon_smile:

bumping :icon_smile:
Forum: 3 09-28-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By princesspie
ha ha... how funny is that. You didn't think they...

ha ha... how funny is that. You didn't think they liked it but all the while they thought it was too good to be true.
Forum: 3 09-28-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By princesspie
Have you tried just using a little leave-in?...

Have you tried just using a little leave-in? Maybe that would help with the frizz and not add too much weight.

There are also some really light oils, you could try rubbing 1 drop on your palms and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-28-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By princesspie
The short and long of it

So, I've finally figured out how to get my curly hair to look decent and also the quickest/easiest way to straighten it. It's been great being able to alternate between the two.

Now to take it a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By princesspie
Wow... that looks amazing! How do you get...

Wow... that looks amazing!

How do you get the top/front of your hair to sit like that?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,828
Posted By princesspie
Yep... I use one or two drops as a sealant as...

Yep... I use one or two drops as a sealant as well (after my LI). I also rub a few drops on my scalp before I wash my hair if my scalp is really dry.
Forum: 3 07-06-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By princesspie
That was only for when it's straightened. When...

That was only for when it's straightened. When it's curly I just put it in a shower cap.
Forum: 3 07-06-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,031
Posted By princesspie
I'd read somewhere that putting oil in the hair...

I'd read somewhere that putting oil in the hair before straightening fries it?
Forum: 3 07-02-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By princesspie
I tie my hair with a scrunchie in a low, half...

I tie my hair with a scrunchie in a low, half ponytail, dry plop and use a shower cap. If I want to have a bath, which is quite steamy, I apply some LI beforehand as well.

Basically, the low...
Forum: 3 07-02-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,031
Posted By princesspie
I've been trying to figure this out too as I want...

I've been trying to figure this out too as I want wash it less in winter... and this is what I've found works best for me so far.

- I condition with something very moisturising (in my case Biolage...
Forum: 3 06-03-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,695
Posted By princesspie
Yeah, I did the Japanese to curly transition as...

Yeah, I did the Japanese to curly transition as well a few years ago. My hair needed a lot of protein (treatments or conditioners with protein in it) to recover as I was straightening the curly bits...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-02-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By princesspie
ummm... I live in Australia and use brands that...

ummm... I live in Australia and use brands that we get in the supermarket here so I can't help you with gel recommendations except for FSG.

I learnt about propylene glycol causing flakes from NC...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-02-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,544
Posted By princesspie
Ugh... I know the feeling. I went through the...

Ugh... I know the feeling. I went through the same thing this week. It's the disappointment of walking out of a salon looking worse than when you went in.

Hope you managed to make it look better
Forum: 3 06-02-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By princesspie
Thanks GG. I just needed a place to vent....

Thanks GG.

I just needed a place to vent. :cussing: It's good to hear you managed to find a hairdresser you're happy with! I live in Australia and there's a place here that's recommended by NC...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-02-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,490
Posted By princesspie
I second the gel if you want to avoid poof and as...

I second the gel if you want to avoid poof and as raindear said, you can always scrunch or pat out the crunchiness after your hair has dried fully.

Also, to get his clumps you might have more luck...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-02-2012, 04:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,434
Posted By princesspie
Yep. I have this problem with Garnier Fructis...

Yep. I have this problem with Garnier Fructis products... I think it might be the propylene glycol. In fact, it's even worse with their gel.

Have you moved recently? Water makes a difference and...
Forum: 3 06-02-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By princesspie
Closet Curly

After 3 years of being a "closet curly", I decided to come out and let someone style my hair so that I could finally wear it down in public.

As the last, horrific hairdressing experience finally...
Forum: 3 05-16-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,800
Posted By princesspie
I suppose you could do this every night.. I'm too...

I suppose you could do this every night.. I'm too lazy so I just wash my hair every 3 days. I tie it up once it starts looking really messy. Also I wash it at around 5/6pm so that it has time to dry...
Forum: 3 03-19-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 967
Posted By princesspie
I get that too because the front of my hair is...

I get that too because the front of my hair is drier than the rest. I add more conditioner to the front (in the shower) and more leave-in (after my shower) as well.

I find with a bit of extra tlc...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 02-29-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,494
Posted By princesspie
Oh my dog, the doofy smile pic is too much....

Oh my dog, the doofy smile pic is too much. Aussie/Dobe mix maybe?[/QUOTE]

Ha ha... doofy is the perfect word to describe it. :laughing6:

He's a fawn and tan Kelpie. I don't think he's crossed...
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