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Forum: Non-hair discussion 12-15-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 186
Posted By Greatcurls
This is so tragic! My condolences to the family....

This is so tragic! My condolences to the family. She will be missed.
Forum: High Porosity 12-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Poll: LOC Method
Views: 2,692
Posted By Greatcurls
At times, the method becomes C.L.O or L.C.O. No...

At times, the method becomes C.L.O or L.C.O. No matter the order, the moisture lasts longer during the dry seasons, especially winter.
Forum: High Porosity 12-03-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 81
Posted By Greatcurls
Hempseed adds some weight (moisture) as well as...

Hempseed adds some weight (moisture) as well as slip for my hair. It helps reduce frizz and fly-aways.
Forum: Politics 11-27-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,217
Posted By Greatcurls
Happy Thanksgiving to all! When I made a...

Happy Thanksgiving to all!

When I made a list of what to be thankful for, even the little things, I was surprised of how I am truly blessed and continue to be. I especially thank God for giving...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 11-26-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 621
Posted By Greatcurls
My new like is Smooth Sexy Hair Sulfate-Free...

My new like is Smooth Sexy Hair Sulfate-Free Smoothing Conditioner. Agree with curlypearl about Bumble and Bumble Super Rich. Two others are Aquage SeaExtend Silkening or Healing Conditioners.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 200
Posted By Greatcurls
Do you cover your hair with a satin bonnet or...

Do you cover your hair with a satin bonnet or scarf at night? That helps to keep the moisture on your scalp as well as keeping your hair moisturized.

Do you DC after your cowash? If so, keep the...
Forum: High Porosity 11-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 281
Posted By Greatcurls
I've read where some curlies with fine hair water...

I've read where some curlies with fine hair water down heavy products before using them on their hair. Maybe you could try that if you haven't done so. HTH
Forum: High Porosity 11-16-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By Greatcurls
What are Two Hair Products That Mix Well and...

What hair products mix well together and doesn't leave a residue on your hair?

Here's my short list:
Curly Kinks Satin Roots and KCCC
It's a 10 and any styler
MJ Jelly Soft Curls and CURLS...
Forum: High Porosity 11-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Greatcurls
My hair feels dry a minute or two after the...

My hair feels dry a minute or two after the application, if it's the only product. In order to counteract the aloe product, I use a leave-in conditioner that's either aloe free or aloe is towards...
Forum: High Porosity 11-10-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Greatcurls
Sensitive to Aloe Vera...

Whether it's the juice, extract, or leaf, my hair seems to become dry when this ingredient is towards the top of the list, usually, the first three ingredients. It's not like glycerin in the winter;...
Forum: High Porosity 10-14-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 181
Posted By Greatcurls
Fall/Winter Moisturizing Stylers for Highly Porous Hair

Do you use stylers during the fall or winter? If so, what are they?

I've experimented with a few, and was impressed that my hair was moisturized as well as defined. The ones I really liked were: ...
Forum: High Porosity 10-12-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 417
Posted By Greatcurls
Have you tried placing a detangling conditioner...

Have you tried placing a detangling conditioner on unwashed hair? I've found that when I detangle on hair dry first, then the wet detangling is a breeze.
Forum: High Porosity 10-12-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By Greatcurls
Before shampooing or cowashing hair, place...

Before shampooing or cowashing hair, place coconut oil on it overnight. Be sure to sleep with a plastic cap on to protect your pillows and pillow cases. The coconut oil prevents hydral fatigue...
Forum: 4 10-10-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By Greatcurls
Though I'm a recovering hair junkie (slowly, but...

Though I'm a recovering hair junkie (slowly, but surely), I'd like to try the following IF the price and shipping is right:

1. Soultanicals's Mango Dip Detangling slip and Wrapper's Delight...
Forum: High Porosity 10-04-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 754
Posted By Greatcurls
I like Herbal Essences The Sleeker the Butter...

I like Herbal Essences The Sleeker the Butter Smoothing conditioner. It has lots of slip and softens the hair. Concerning protein, the Protein Filler from Sally's has good reviews.
Forum: High Porosity 09-09-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By Greatcurls
If it's low dew points/low humidity, I moisturize...

If it's low dew points/low humidity, I moisturize daily with steam from the shower and a leave-in (Nu-Gro Mo Spray w/Moisturizer) that doubles as a sealer. Once in a while I'll use castor oil, tamanu...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 09-03-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,216
Posted By Greatcurls
Thanks for the info, twirlygranny! Now, I can try...

Thanks for the info, twirlygranny! Now, I can try the original formula renamed Hello Curly Curl Stimulator.
Forum: High Porosity 08-23-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 811
Posted By Greatcurls
One of my favorite subjects to post about! Here...

One of my favorite subjects to post about! Here are some of my favorite moisturizing deep treatments. Many are not CG:

Aquage Healing and SeaExtend Silkening conditioners
Bumble and Bumble...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 08-21-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By Greatcurls
Talking SexyHair Sulfate-Free Smoothing Conditioner

This is the new kid on the block and it makes a positive impression! It's also one of the few conditioners that doesn't need heat so that it works better. My hair was detangled, curls defined, and...
Forum: High Porosity 08-19-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Greatcurls
Fimu-- I used a little over 1/4 cup (approx. 35...

Fimu--
I used a little over 1/4 cup (approx. 35 g) of fenugreek powder and two tablespoons (approx. 29 g) of pineapple juice. I've seen recipes that include conditioner and oil. In fact, the more...
Forum: High Porosity 08-04-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By Greatcurls
Detangling Highly Porous Hair

When do you detangle your hair? When it's wet, damp, or dry? Have read articles that suggest it's best to detangle when the hair is dry to avoid breakage. For me, it depends on the conditioner that...
Forum: High Porosity 07-29-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By Greatcurls
Thanks again, Greatcurls! I did add the...

Thanks again, Greatcurls!

I did add the fenugreek to my co-wash, and while I didn't get good slip with it, it added some much needed moisture and softness to my hair. My hair is chronically dry,...
Forum: High Porosity 07-27-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,822
Posted By Greatcurls
I wonder if porous hair absorbs too much moisture...

I wonder if porous hair absorbs too much moisture that leaves it sticky, such that shampooing twice may relieve the problem. Since I've been cowashing most of the year, my hair has this sticky feel...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-23-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Greatcurls
Secret_karma: Most of the time I do, that's...

Secret_karma:

Most of the time I do, that's why a leave-in is necessary or my hair has to be a little more than damp. Right now the humidity and dew points are high so anything with glycerin or...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 07-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Greatcurls
Talking Lush Zeste Hair Gel

IMO, one of the best new products of 2014! This jiggly gel blob has a fresh scent, and a small amount goes a looong way. Got a sample that actually covered a fourth of my hair, and you know how...
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