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Forum: 3 07-02-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,599
Posted By acarrico
CurlyKayBahamas

Hey there,
I shower almost every day because my hair is short and I cannot put it up to sleep at night. I usually wake up looking fairly crazy. As my hair gets longer I don't think I will need to...
Forum: 3 06-12-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,599
Posted By acarrico
acarrico update

So here is my update. 8 weeks in and I am noticing a difference. The key is to stick with it!!!! I am pretty excited. I think I have hit the magic point where my hair is finally feeling hydrated...
Forum: 3 06-12-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By acarrico
Another bonus is that it doesn't take long to...

Another bonus is that it doesn't take long to "do" my hair. The longest part is diffusing...so I guess I can't complain about that! Nice to hear from others!!
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 06-12-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 59,072
Posted By acarrico
Update from acarrico

Well, turns out I had to cut it out. And I have decided to give up keratin and every other "treatment." I have been using the Curly Girl method for approximately 8 weeks. My hair is FINALLY...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-12-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By acarrico
Thumbs up Took 8 weeks for me!

I am glad that I hung in there. It took about 8 weeks for me. I ended up looking in the mirror one day and saying WOW! I see a difference! I say stick with it. Hydration was the key to my world. ...
Forum: 3 06-09-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By acarrico
Talking CG Method Paying Off!!!

Since I have posted in frustration MANY times, I thought it only fair that I post a positive. It has taken 8 weeks but my use of the Curly Girl Method is finally paying off. I have the best hair I...
Forum: 3 04-25-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,599
Posted By acarrico
not alone!

At least I am not alone!! How long before you started noticing changes?? I am not a patient person. I am guessing that two weeks is a bit early, but I am already feeling the pull to go back to more...
Forum: 3 04-17-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,599
Posted By acarrico
Question 3cs using Curly Girl method? I'm new and frustrated!

Had my first cut by someone who REALLY understands curly hair (I am 41!!!). She recommends Massey's Curly Girl method and I got some trial Deva products. She said to give her 6 months and she will...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 01-25-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,549
Posted By acarrico
I am liking it. I am only on day 3 - and I took...

I am liking it. I am only on day 3 - and I took the lazy way out this morning and put it up. It feels a bit odd when I put the products on (a bit rubbery or rough feeling) BUT it dries nice. I am...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 01-23-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,549
Posted By acarrico
What you say makes COMPLETE sense! More sense...

What you say makes COMPLETE sense! More sense than my washing, washing, washing. So time to start over. Done it before. I thought about continuing the Keratin but only treating the untreated parts as...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 01-23-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,549
Posted By acarrico
Honeycurls, what you say makes COMPLETE sense....

Honeycurls, what you say makes COMPLETE sense. More sense than my washing and washing!! ha ha ha. I probably damaged with my constant flat ironing (every day!!!). I thought about doing what you do --...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 01-22-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,549
Posted By acarrico
Jazzerhay - BC = Big Chop - chopping off the...

Jazzerhay - BC = Big Chop - chopping off the treated part. For me, my hair would only be a few inches long and I don't think I am ready for that!!! We are in exactly the same boat. Well, at least...
Forum: 3 01-21-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,834
Posted By acarrico
I'm struggling too!!!

I can't do 2nd day hair either!! I get rat's nest! I got a satin pillow case for christmas but I don't see a big difference there. Been trying a bit of "pineapple" action but my hair isn't that...
Forum: All-natural hair care 01-21-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,133
Posted By acarrico
Tight curls/Recommend book

Well, I do highly recommend the book. Her website is a great start but she adds a lot to her book. Enough to be well worth the purchase/read. I really appreciated her story on trying to "figure...
Forum: All-natural hair care 01-18-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,133
Posted By acarrico
Just did for the first time...

and I am amazed! I am 3c - and struggling to go natural. I can NOT believe my hair is not a frizzy mess without gel. I spent $5.00 on a bottle of herbal essences conditioner!!! That last bottle...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 01-17-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,549
Posted By acarrico
Unhappy Same boat - want it out too!

It's been over a year since I had my 2nd BB and you guessed it - it isn't coming out. I have started cutting it off. Same EXACT place I was with a relaxer. And the things that really makes me made...
Forum: Transitioning 01-07-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By acarrico
Your not alone...

So funny to see your post. I am really struggling with my hair right now. As a white woman with 3b/c hair (growing up in a rural white neighborhood), my hair has been a mystery to me my WHOLE life....
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 01-07-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,730
Posted By acarrico
Question Who has tried Bumble and Bumble Concen-Straight?

Just got an email from Sephora that this product is out ($45) and I am on here seeing if anyone has tried it.

Bumble and bumble. | Official Site | Shop Online...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 01-07-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,890
Posted By acarrico
Unhappy One year post - still NOT my curls

Hey, I had 2 brazilian blowouts done over a year ago (October) and I still do not have my curls back. The area done twice is the loosest and then I have my "lovely" (sarcasm!!) natural roots. It is...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 09-05-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,462
Posted By acarrico
With you...

It will be a year in October since I had my last treatment. I still don't have my real curls back (though I can "scrunch" and still get some....sigh....
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 09-05-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By acarrico
Angry Oh no!!!

I could cry!!! The reason I got BB was because it was NOT permanent!!! At this point I am not ready for a chop!! Though there ARE days I think about it. I posted on the BB facebook website -- so...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 09-05-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 59,072
Posted By acarrico
Me too!!

I am almost a year post treatment (I had two). Struggling with how to get this out. I have even posted on BB facebook site with no responses for 2 days!! ERGH. So tired of working with two...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 07-19-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,432
Posted By acarrico
Question Anyone have tips for BB removal??

I have had 2 brazilian blowouts over the past year. I decided that I don't want to do it anymore (been using Curly Hair Solution's Curl Keeper which has given me hope for my natural hair!!). My...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 04-07-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 59,072
Posted By acarrico
Thumbs up Thanks for the tip!!!

So I have had two BB over the last year and I can't believe I am saying this ... but the initial excitement has worn off. I do miss my 3cs a bit. I can tell the flat iron is being a bit brutal to...
Forum: Keratin Services and Treatment 10-04-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By acarrico
Can a girl have a good cry???

Yeah, I am feeling pretty bummed. I had it (BB - the brand name) done in May. I was absolutely thrilled with it. I mean I love it. I have straight hair every day if I want. But now...I don't know. I...
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