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Forum: 2 02-20-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By mandymae
Welcome back! Try raking in products instead of...

Welcome back! Try raking in products instead of scrunch them in. This should help elongate the curls. Also, you could try on oil-based serum to help with SOTC. I personally found this helps add some...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-20-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 93,420
Posted By mandymae
Chupie, your hair looks amazing! I have noticed...

Chupie, your hair looks amazing! I have noticed by the pictures you have posted in the last year that your hair is definitely going well beyond the 2A you claim...how awesome is that!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-17-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By mandymae
There are negative dew points in MN right now. I...

There are negative dew points in MN right now. I have resorted to heavier RO conditioners as a LI, using curl cream/mousse and hard hold gel. This has made a difference to keep my hair looking and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-17-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 93,420
Posted By mandymae
The dew point maybe -4F, but my waves are...

The dew point maybe -4F, but my waves are bouncy!!!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 192
Posted By mandymae
I second the Giovanni products. Tresemme Naturals...

I second the Giovanni products. Tresemme Naturals Radiant Volume or Tresemme Perfectly Undone are other good options. I think that Aubrey Organics has a variety of other scents. Also, Kiss My Face...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By mandymae
I too realized why I stopped straightening; for...

I too realized why I stopped straightening; for the first time I actually thought the waves look more natural than the straight hair does.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-13-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By mandymae
Why do blowouts last longer than curls?

Has anyone else noticed that when they blow dry their hair straight it seems to last more days than when it is curly? Early in the week, I blew out my hair because the dew points were dipping below...
Forum: 2 02-02-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,960
Posted By mandymae
My hair has normal porosity. For me, I plan to...

My hair has normal porosity. For me, I plan to use a more moisturizing LI or use a little less of the spray. The spray doesn't completely dry hair out, but needs to be paired with a bit more...
Forum: 2 02-02-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,960
Posted By mandymae
I purchased the conditioner and the sea salt...

I purchased the conditioner and the sea salt spray. The conditioner had good slip and had decent moisture. Not a heavy hitter, but a light to mid-range RO.

So this morning, I used As I Am C-wash...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 01-24-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By mandymae
Your hair looked really bouncy and moisturized!...

Your hair looked really bouncy and moisturized! How did you put the mousse in? I have never gotten mousse to work well, but assume it is user error :) I also noticed you used gel afterwards. Did this...
Forum: 2 01-24-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By mandymae
Your waves are quite pretty! Check the...

Your waves are quite pretty!

Check the ingredients on your V05. Some, but not all, of the conditioners do have protein in them. Are you waiting to SOTC until your hair is 100% dry? Some people to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-23-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,943
Posted By mandymae
I have had to switch to a harder hold gel (Aussie...

I have had to switch to a harder hold gel (Aussie Instant Freeze) instead of KCCC. The dew points are low in MN during winter (it is exciting when the dew point gets up in the 20s) combined with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-23-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By mandymae
Fabulous idea! I have enjoyed reading everyone's...

Fabulous idea! I have enjoyed reading everyone's answers and plan to try a few.

What do you do when.....

..your curls have fallen flat?
Use a curl creme with protein (like AG: Recoil) before...
Forum: 3 01-09-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By mandymae
You have beautiful curls! Love the color too.

You have beautiful curls! Love the color too.
Forum: 2 01-09-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,719
Posted By mandymae
I too found that the deva products didn't work...

I too found that the deva products didn't work well in the long run. I see that your hair is low porosity. Many of us wavy hair folk need to use a sulfate free shampoo more frequently as our hair...
Forum: 2 01-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By mandymae
Congratulations on finding a good winter routine!...

Congratulations on finding a good winter routine! I have empathy for you as the dew points in MN have been subzero for almost 2 weeks straight, am looking forward to the heat wave of 20 degree F. air...
Forum: Normal Porosity 12-27-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 11,132
Posted By mandymae
How weird is it that my hair does is at its best...

How weird is it that my hair does is at its best when it is slightly overconditioned?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-12-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By mandymae
Some of us wavies (I am a 2B myself) tend to low...

Some of us wavies (I am a 2B myself) tend to low poo more frequently. I used to straighten my hair all the time, and just like you, could easily do 3 days between washes. However, I used maybe 1...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By mandymae
I second the Curl Junkie Deep Fix! Also I...

I second the Curl Junkie Deep Fix!

Also I have liked SheaMoisture Argan and Raw Shea Extra Moisture Deep Treatment Masque. I used it today and see an added bounce :)

I use PTs maybe 3 times...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-26-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By mandymae
I think it all depends on your hair properties. I...

I think it all depends on your hair properties. I have been using it for a few months now and love it! My hair is 2B, but has with normal porosity and normal to coarse thickness; it craves for...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 11-25-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By mandymae
Giovanni Avocado and Olive Oil Conditioner...

Giovanni Avocado and Olive Oil Conditioner (usually has a peel off coupon on it at Target) or SheaMoisture Community Commerce Hydrating Conditioner (this is my new holy grail!).
Forum: 2 11-25-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By mandymae
I do have Aveda's Brilliant Humectant Pomade and...

I do have Aveda's Brilliant Humectant Pomade and use it now and then. If I have over-gelled, it helps to scrunch out the crunch. On the days with either really high/really low dew points when my hair...
Forum: 2 11-19-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By mandymae
The dew points get so low for 5 months in MN that...

The dew points get so low for 5 months in MN that I found periodic low protein through the winter helps prevent over conditioning. I just use a RO containing protein maybe 2x per month (like YTB) and...
Forum: 2 11-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 705
Posted By mandymae
Thanks for the tip! I am definitely going to try...

Thanks for the tip! I am definitely going to try that tomorrow.
Forum: 2 11-06-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By mandymae
The Giovanni 2Chic is available now at Target,...

The Giovanni 2Chic is available now at Target, which made me happy as it is cheaper to get it there than Ulta.
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