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Forum: Transitioning 04-25-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,803
Posted By naturalgirl85
@dsjbride. I know what mean. I didn't feel like I...

@dsjbride. I know what mean. I didn't feel like I had any growth until I reached my 8 month mark and then I realized that it had grown so much. HTH
Forum: Transitioning 04-25-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,145
Posted By naturalgirl85
I am also 10 months in as well. I have been...

I am also 10 months in as well. I have been wearing my hair in braid outs and I put perm rods on the ends to give me relaxed hair more definition. I am able to wear my style all week but I usually...
Forum: Transitioning 04-15-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By naturalgirl85
If your final goal is to have all natural hair....

If your final goal is to have all natural hair. Then your quickest way to achieve that would be to just chop off the ends and keep the first 4-5 inches of hair. If all of that is pretty uniform curl...
Forum: Transitioning 04-15-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,803
Posted By naturalgirl85
It looks like you have quite a bit of growth. How...

It looks like you have quite a bit of growth. How far along are you into your transition?
Forum: Transitioning 04-15-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,264
Posted By naturalgirl85
It is so hard to tell from the pic. I am 10...

It is so hard to tell from the pic. I am 10 months post perm and I still can't tell what my hair type is. How far along are you into your transition? You may have to wait until you have more new...
Forum: Transitioning 04-15-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By naturalgirl85
Right now I am really loving the As I Am...

Right now I am really loving the As I Am Hyrdration Elation Conditioner. I got a sample of it and have been using that as a DC.

Misses: The As I Am Coconut CoWash: It just doesn't cleanse my hair...
Forum: Transitioning 04-15-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By naturalgirl85
You can do it yourself. I would just have your...

You can do it yourself. I would just have your sister help you with the sections in the back that are harder to see. As far along as you are now you should be able to see where the two sections meet....
Forum: 4 04-10-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 21,158
Posted By naturalgirl85
I have tried the As I Am curl clarity shampoo. It...

I have tried the As I Am curl clarity shampoo. It left my hair really moisturized and it is sulfate-free. However it wasn't my favorite cleanser. But it does work pretty good.
Forum: Transitioning 02-04-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By naturalgirl85
I have done the braid-n-curls with the cold wave...

I have done the braid-n-curls with the cold wave rods and that seemed to work for me. I made about 25 plaits and put the rods on the ends. Then I let them air-dry for about a day.
Forum: Transitioning 02-04-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By naturalgirl85
I haven't tried the miss jessie's products, but I...

I haven't tried the miss jessie's products, but I can tell you that there are products out there that can really help hold your style into place. I had to start using a heavier cream product and gel...
Forum: Transitioning 01-31-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By naturalgirl85
I have heard of ladies doing wash n go's while...

I have heard of ladies doing wash n go's while transitioning. However, I think it depends on the type of hair that you have. For me I can't because my relaxed ends are bone straight (no curl even...
Forum: Transitioning 01-31-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By naturalgirl85
When you do your twists what products are you...

When you do your twists what products are you using to help hold the twists? I know for me when I do my braid-outs it is all about what product I am using that helps the style stay for me.
Forum: 4 01-26-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,881
Posted By naturalgirl85
Your hair looks great! I wish I could master the...

Your hair looks great! I wish I could master the flat twist-outs. I will check out your video. Maybe that will help me with this style.
Forum: Transitioning 01-26-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By naturalgirl85
I don't go to my hairdresser anymore. I have been...

I don't go to my hairdresser anymore. I have been styling my own hair during my transition. All the women in my family have been going to the same hairdresser forever. And he was very rude to us when...
Forum: Transitioning 01-26-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By naturalgirl85
Since you just got your last relaxer around new...

Since you just got your last relaxer around new years, you won't have very much new growth at all. So it is really up to you. You can either start from scratch or transition for a little bit. I chose...
Forum: Transitioning 01-26-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,683
Posted By naturalgirl85
I heard of some ladies putting flexi-rods or perm...

I heard of some ladies putting flexi-rods or perm rods on the ends of their hair to give it a little curl. Then they take them out and have a little curl on the end. I haven't tried doing two strand...
Forum: Transitioning 01-26-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 611
Posted By naturalgirl85
Since you work outdoors, I suggest trying to keep...

Since you work outdoors, I suggest trying to keep your hair in protective styles like braids, kinky twists, or even buns depending on the length of your hair. Youtube is a great source for styling...
Forum: Transitioning 01-22-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By naturalgirl85
I don't see a problem with you doing that....

I don't see a problem with you doing that. However, shea butter and coconut oil are sealants. So just make sure you use something moisturizing underneath and you should be fine. I started using a...
Forum: 4 01-15-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,605
Posted By naturalgirl85
My hair is the same way. I had been thinking that...

My hair is the same way. I had been thinking that my hair was just too frizzy to see the curl pattern.
Forum: Transitioning 01-15-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,008
Posted By naturalgirl85
My hair is shoulder length and I do small knots...

My hair is shoulder length and I do small knots that give me a curly fro look. They end up holding so good that my curls really don't start dropping until about the 3rd day. I wear a satin bonnet...
Forum: Transitioning 01-15-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 744
Posted By naturalgirl85
Your hair looks good. Congrats on your BC. Please...

Your hair looks good. Congrats on your BC. Please keep us updated on your progress.
Forum: Transitioning 01-15-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By naturalgirl85
I have also used the Darcy's botanicals...

I have also used the Darcy's botanicals transitioning cream. And I love it. I add a little oil to it when I detangle and it works wonders for me.
Forum: Transitioning 01-14-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,008
Posted By naturalgirl85
I bantu-knot my hair and leave them in for about...

I bantu-knot my hair and leave them in for about 1/2 a day. I wash my hair in the afternoon, knot my hair, and then sleep with them in that night and take them out the next morning. This style lasts...
Forum: Transitioning 01-08-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,605
Posted By naturalgirl85
Something that helped me when I was about 4...

Something that helped me when I was about 4 months post perm was taking smaller sections and taking leave-in and coconut oil to help with the process. Remember to start at the ends and work your way...
Forum: Transitioning 01-08-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By naturalgirl85
I decided to go natural when I was about 1 month...

I decided to go natural when I was about 1 month post perm as well. I started off with weekly washing and deep conditioning. I used the products that I used while I was relaxed until I did more...
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