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Forum: 3 12-04-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By artemis513
General guidelines for curly hair assume that...

General guidelines for curly hair assume that it's dry as all get out and damaged. Sometimes its not and the hair requires different thinking. Enter fine, low porosity hair. Pretty healthy, low...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 08-15-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 291
Posted By artemis513
This is my situation as well. Dust mites are on...

This is my situation as well. Dust mites are on the list, yet are the least of my problems--I have two cats, I travel frequently for work (hotel pillows), and live in an area with tons of grass. My...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By artemis513
Never tried the SM shampoo, but I do have the...

Never tried the SM shampoo, but I do have the Creme of Nature one and I don't like it. On my hair it seems as though it was really emollient but drying at the same time. I realized that this is very...
Forum: 4 08-14-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By artemis513
Miss: Curl Junkie Pattern Pusha I should know...

Miss: Curl Junkie Pattern Pusha
I should know better as I have had this for a long time and it has only not flaked ONCE hahaha. But I am a hard-headed gel addict and it's sitting in my closet...
Forum: 4 08-14-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 642
Posted By artemis513
Post Low Porosity Hair: What You Should Know/Suggestions for Newbies

Just some thoughts on my mind that came up from reading a lot around the boards. I hope this helps someone…

LP and Dryness - Moisture LOSS is not the issue.

Low porosity hair that is...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-24-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By artemis513
I have low porosity hair and had a learning curve...

I have low porosity hair and had a learning curve with CJ Curl Rehab. My hair has to be clean (meaning not co-washed), apply to wet hair and let it sit for quite a while so it soaks in. You could use...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,667
Posted By artemis513
I generally prefer to air dry (blot my roots with...

I generally prefer to air dry (blot my roots with a flour sack towel to speed it up), but if I have to go somewhere and need my hair to appear "done", I will diffuse roots only for 10-15 min and let...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By artemis513
Ok. I cannot use that product right now either....

Ok. I cannot use that product right now either. However I use PM The Conditioner as a leave-in right now and it's working well it also has glycerin in it. I suspect CJSL is too emollient for what my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-05-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By artemis513
I have been experimenting with this and found...

I have been experimenting with this and found that pulling the ponytail up high, but not so far forward worked better. When it's on the very top or even farther forward, I get the result you...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-05-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,443
Posted By artemis513
LOL I think her hair looks great. And that pic of...

LOL I think her hair looks great. And that pic of your hair, too. I don't think you'll ever totally eradicate frizz but I think this (Alyssa's hair) might be as good as you could get, which is pretty...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By artemis513
What is the name of the product you used?

What is the name of the product you used?
Forum: Low Porosity 06-05-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By artemis513
Maybe your hair is already quite moisturized and...

Maybe your hair is already quite moisturized and just doesn't need additional moisture...you live in FL, right?
Forum: Low Porosity 06-03-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By artemis513
What is your current dew point? What are you...

What is your current dew point?

What are you leaving in? How much?

You might want to look into gel if the dp is really high...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-03-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 693
Posted By artemis513
Are you sure you are low porosity? FYI, you also...

Are you sure you are low porosity? FYI, you also have to consider whether hair is fine, medium, or coarse (individual strand size). That plays a part in figuring out what kind of product formulations...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-03-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By artemis513
Can you just dry the roots with the diffuser and...

Can you just dry the roots with the diffuser and let the rest air dry from there?

I watched the recent Ouidad Google Hangout vid on YT and she suggests diffusing the roots to about 75% dry, and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-03-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,079
Posted By artemis513
It doesn't mean that your hair doesn't like...

It doesn't mean that your hair doesn't like keratin protein. It just means that the your hair did not need the product you used, and the way you used it at this time.
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 06-02-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By artemis513
Not a hairspray user (I have some to try but...

Not a hairspray user (I have some to try but never got around to it), but Devacurl and Ouidad both came out with hairsprays recently. if you don't like the prices, then you could look at others ones...
Forum: 4 06-02-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By artemis513
Just regarding the bolded. I know a lot people...

Just regarding the bolded. I know a lot people from a lot of different backgrounds that are so confused by how she speaks lol. She's not dumb, far from it. She is just an artistic person who is...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-02-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 843
Posted By artemis513
Yes I agree. Don't focus so much on curl pattern,...

Yes I agree. Don't focus so much on curl pattern, as much as getting the health and condition of your hair in top shape. Looking at the length and ends of your hair compared to your roots your hair...
Forum: Low Porosity 06-02-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,871
Posted By artemis513
I agree however I think the second statement...

I agree however I think the second statement addressing humectants should have been first and then followed by "oils and butters can be effective as well, albeit sparingly and in well formulated...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-01-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,443
Posted By artemis513
That's the part of trial and error that you'll...

That's the part of trial and error that you'll need to figure out. I can't reach out and touch your hair, so I couldn't tell you. I will say that if you were satisfied with how the rest of your hair...
Forum: 4 06-01-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By artemis513
I understand where you're coming from. Based on...

I understand where you're coming from. Based on how/what Beyonce has been doing things in the last couple years, I think she thinks that she has been doing what you described (being that...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,443
Posted By artemis513
So, several hours and the hair has dried and now...

So, several hours and the hair has dried and now it's poofy? Probably you did not use enough product there.

I have refreshed my hair many a time in airport bathrooms (I travel for work lol) with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,079
Posted By artemis513
Thank you for your suggestion on how to try out a...

Thank you for your suggestion on how to try out a PT. Do you mean with "clean hair" low-poo'd hair, or also just co-washed?

I think L'anza is on ground available in some hair salons. Which...
Forum: Low Porosity 05-31-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 524
Posted By artemis513
Sometimes that happens to me and it's one of two...

Sometimes that happens to me and it's one of two things: either I did not leave in enough conditioner or I have product buildup and need to wash.

CK should be fine, but make sure your hair is...
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