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Forum: 2 05-03-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 683
Posted By bookgirl
Yes, DEFINITELY stop brushing your hair! My hair...

Yes, DEFINITELY stop brushing your hair! My hair is way too thick for finger combing to work, but a very wide-toothed shower comb works magic, and I ONLY comb it when it's wet and abolutely saturated...
Forum: 2 05-03-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,104
Posted By bookgirl
My underside is straighter than the rest of my...

My underside is straighter than the rest of my hair, and because I part my hair on the side, it looks like one side is a lot curlier than the other. I take special pains to "improve" the straighter...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-19-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By bookgirl
Yes, Suave Coconut has EDTA in it - and I've used...

Yes, Suave Coconut has EDTA in it - and I've used it and found it worked well for my hair.

Confident Coils initially didn't work, I think, because it wasn't playing well with the other hair...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-18-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By bookgirl
I've found Curl Junkie Coffee Coco Curl Cream...

I've found Curl Junkie Coffee Coco Curl Cream Light works well for this purpose.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-18-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 727
Posted By bookgirl
I alternate what I wash my hair with - every...

I alternate what I wash my hair with - every other wash, I use Suave Naturals Strawberry. Inexpensive, smells great, contains EDTA, which removes hard water buildup, as do all the Curl Junkie...
Forum: 2 04-17-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By bookgirl
The "Intense Nourishing" EverCreme products...

The "Intense Nourishing" EverCreme products contain mineral oil, which can cause a lot of buildup for many people. I use and love the regular nourishing ones with no mineral oil without problems, but...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,245
Posted By bookgirl
Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets topped with JC...

Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets topped with JC Confident Coils. Great definition, no crunch or stickiness, no wet look, hair dries quickly and feels really soft.
Forum: 2 04-16-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By bookgirl
I have porous, very dense, wavy hair and have had...

I have porous, very dense, wavy hair and have had the most luck with Jessicurl Rockin' Ringlets as a curl enhancer. Pricey but very worth it. I also love her Confident Coils light styler on top of...
Forum: 2 04-16-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 917
Posted By bookgirl
I love Curl Junkie Daily Fix.

I love Curl Junkie Daily Fix.
Forum: 2 04-16-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By bookgirl
I've had this reaction to products. Two things to...

I've had this reaction to products. Two things to consider that may or may not be applicable to you:

1) My itchiness turned out to be psoriasis, and I needed a prescription treatment for my dry,...
Forum: 2 04-16-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,337
Posted By bookgirl
You can do either. Basically you need to...

You can do either.

Basically you need to look at the weather and see what your hair feels like. So I would try it with conditioner and if your hair is all yucky then next time try it without. ...
Forum: 2 04-16-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By bookgirl
If you have hard water in your area, have you...

If you have hard water in your area, have you tried Suave Naturals in the Strawberry scent? That one has EDTA as an ingredient, which removes hard water buildup. Each of the Suave Naturals...
Forum: 2 04-16-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By bookgirl
I, too, have to alternate cowashing with Suave...

I, too, have to alternate cowashing with Suave Naturals with cleansing conditioners containing small amounts of cocamidopropyl betaine or sulfate-free shampoos. Technically, this is still considered...
Forum: 2 04-16-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By bookgirl
Herbal Essences shampoos, no matter how they are...

Herbal Essences shampoos, no matter how they are marketed, usually contain drying sulfates, which I suspect is the main cause of your frizz. Try using a shampoo with a milder cleanser such as...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 04-16-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,805
Posted By bookgirl
Suave Naturals Strawberry conditioner for...

Suave Naturals Strawberry conditioner for cowashing - smells great, dirt cheap, and has EDTA in it, which removes hard water buildup.

L'Oreal EverCreme Nourishing Shampoo - very hydrating,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-25-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By bookgirl
People ask me if mine are real a lot lately. I...

People ask me if mine are real a lot lately. I recently cut my long hair down to an asymmetrical bob. My hair gets curlier the shorter it is (plus, when it was long, I often just pulled it back into...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-19-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 586
Posted By bookgirl
I use a small amount of CJ Curls in a Bottle.

I use a small amount of CJ Curls in a Bottle.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By bookgirl
I have this problem - I HAVE to keep adding more...

I have this problem - I HAVE to keep adding more water to my shampoo and/or cowash as I add the cleanser to my hair. Ditto what everyone's been saying about tilting your head to the side, upside...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By bookgirl
Yet another vote for CJ Repair Me. It's so...

Yet another vote for CJ Repair Me. It's so moisturizing that you don't need to do a deep conditioning treatment afterwards.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,850
Posted By bookgirl
I would keep my 2c curls - I've grown to love...

I would keep my 2c curls - I've grown to love them. The only change I'd make would be to make my hair the same curl pattern all over my head - I've got a 2a/b underlayer that drives me crazy, but...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-19-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By bookgirl
I've never used it, but I suspect Pattern Pusha...

I've never used it, but I suspect Pattern Pusha is what you're looking for. I use Curls in a Bottle, but it has minimal hold. It's more of a finisher that adds shine and reduces frizz.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 977
Posted By bookgirl
The underside/underlayer of my hair is straighter...

The underside/underlayer of my hair is straighter than the hair on top...I part my hair on the side, so that underlayer is showing on my left side because I've flipped the curlier top layers over to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-14-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By bookgirl
What is AVG?

What is AVG?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-03-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,251
Posted By bookgirl
Second + day hair is when I can wear my hair...

Second + day hair is when I can wear my hair down. I do have to restyle with spritzed water and/or product, but if I can get it to look decent without doing a whole wash or cowash, then it's a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-03-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,704
Posted By bookgirl
I use a small amount to scrunch out the crunch,...

I use a small amount to scrunch out the crunch, and end up with soft, shiny hair. I also use a tiny bit on my ends sometimes.
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