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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-10-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,312
Posted By heidi
Just a little Kenra Moisturzing Conditioner as...

Just a little Kenra Moisturzing Conditioner as LI+ plopping and airdrying. We have very low humidity here.

I think having a cool skintone helps too. Grey is one of my "good" clothing colors so...
Forum: 2 11-07-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By heidi
We won't be here long enough to get a report. The...

We won't be here long enough to get a report. The water is moderately hard though and according to the site you linked we have high nitrate levels. The map that shows alkalinity seems to indicate...
Forum: 2 11-07-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By heidi
AIgirl, I can't find any information about the...

AIgirl,
I can't find any information about the community well in this neighborhood (other then address and number of employees(3), lol). I'm pretty sure the hardness is about the same. There is no...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-07-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,312
Posted By heidi
Thank you, everyone!

Thank you, everyone!
Forum: 2 11-06-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By heidi
If you can't co-wash, it might be the water

Hello everyone,

It's been a long time since I've posted but I still lurk.

I had my routine down to a science for a year, perfect results every day. Then we sold our house and moved across...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-06-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,312
Posted By heidi
Not 100% yet, but working on it ;-)

Not 100% yet, but working on it ;-)
Forum: 2 07-11-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 521
Posted By heidi
I've tried several of the AG products and only...

I've tried several of the AG products and only like the Mousse Gel.
Forum: 2 06-09-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By heidi
There is a salon here that sells it. You can do a...

There is a salon here that sells it. You can do a search on the Kenra website for a local dealer.

I don't think the suggestions fit our low dews very well. So, if what you're using is working,...
Forum: 2 06-09-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By heidi
It looks like we have the same hair stats and...

It looks like we have the same hair stats and also live in the same state :wave:.
I've tried many of the products CurlGenie says are good for us and I wasn't crazy about any of them. I need more...
Forum: 2 04-13-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By heidi
Hi SegB, My hair is mid-back length and I...

Hi SegB,

My hair is mid-back length and I use a puff about the size of a plum on towel dried hair. I scrunch it in and then plop and airdry. I do use it over a LI. It has plenty of hold for me...
Forum: 2 04-13-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By heidi
I use it root to tip. In my pre-cg days I...

I use it root to tip.

In my pre-cg days I did a regular sulfate shampoo followed by conditioner. Now it's a CO-wash followed by conditioner. Used exactly the same way as I've always used...
Forum: 2 04-13-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By heidi
I second DEL2C's AG Mousse Gel rec!

I second DEL2C's AG Mousse Gel rec!
Forum: 2 04-13-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By heidi
Its purpose is to moisturize. I only use my...

Its purpose is to moisturize.
I only use my CO-wash on my scalp so a RO condish adds the moisture and is also what I use for the detangling step. I let it soak in for 3-5 minutes before rinsing.
If...
Forum: 2 02-01-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,238
Posted By heidi
I wouldn't say it's a bad idea, especially if...

I wouldn't say it's a bad idea, especially if shoulder length is the shortest you've ever gone.
A lot of wavies have great short hair and you'll never know if you're one of them if you don't bite...
Forum: 2 02-01-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,238
Posted By heidi
I've gone from long to short many times. It took...

I've gone from long to short many times. It took quite a while to learn that short just doesn't work for me.
Short = a lot more work and very unpredictable crazy hair. And yes, I've regretted it...
Forum: 2 01-17-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,147
Posted By heidi
My mom has pin straight, baby fine, super low...

My mom has pin straight, baby fine, super low density hair.
My dad has 3a thick density (not sure on texture, never touched it) hair. He got his curls from his mother.
All of us kids have some...
Forum: 2 01-07-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By heidi
I'm between a 2C-3A with FIA. Wavy on the canopy...

I'm between a 2C-3A with FIA. Wavy on the canopy with finger sized ringlets (hermit curls?) underneath.



Yeah, I think you're right. The FIA system looked the best to me when I first came...
Forum: 2 01-05-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By heidi
Yes, that would be the book. I had to...

Yes, that would be the book.

I had to rewash my hair because I couldn't stand the gel :sad1:. I let it fully dry and then broke the cast (as she puts it) but even though it looked fine it felt...
Forum: 2 01-05-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By heidi
I know it doesn't really matter but....

I'm still unsure what my curl pattern is.

I just got my copy of the new Curly Girl book yesterday and my hair looks more like some of the wavy photos but doesn't fit either wavy description at...
Forum: Over 40 12-30-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 40,827
Posted By heidi
I decided to just order a bottle of the Ardell...

I decided to just order a bottle of the Ardell Red Gold Corrector. (I got it from Amazon along with a copy of the new CG book)
Hopefully it will brighten up my whites again.
Forum: Over 40 12-29-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 40,827
Posted By heidi
I've seen Blue Chamomile in several of the more...

I've seen Blue Chamomile in several of the more natural shampoos & conditioners for gray hair. Has anyone tried adding the EO to conditioner?
Forum: 2 12-23-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 561
Posted By heidi
I'm not sure if I'm brave enough to try oil...

I'm not sure if I'm brave enough to try oil shampooing. I've tried coconut oil before and even with the tiniest bit (1/4tsp) I'm a greasy mess. And sulfate/non-sulfate shampoos all leave me with limp...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-23-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By heidi
I use the Biolage Conditioning Balm and AG Mousse...

I use the Biolage Conditioning Balm and AG Mousse Gel. They are both CG.
The Biolage is my daily RO and it works really great for me. And of all the mousses and gels I've tried the AG Mousse Gel is...
Forum: 2 12-19-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By heidi
I've heard the same thing. No way am I going to...

I've heard the same thing. No way am I going to do that in the wintertime though! With cool water maybe, but not the solid cold I use on my head :eek: !!!
Forum: 2 12-17-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By heidi
I do the cold rinses every wash. The cold doesn't...

I do the cold rinses every wash. The cold doesn't bother me as long as it only hits my head :laughing9:.
I've done cold rinsed off and on since I was a teen when I first read it was supposed to be...
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