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Forum: Transitioning 04-21-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 370
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Posted By Oats22
I'll look them up, I've heard of them before. Are...

I'll look them up, I've heard of them before. Are they offered in stores?

I just bought and tried kinky kurly knot today, and I'm really liking it. Maybe it'll be my knew go-to product.
Forum: Transitioning 04-14-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
Just checking in. Still transitioning. It's...

Just checking in.

Still transitioning. It's been harder to do cute styles since I've gotten a job as a waitress where I work between 50 and 70 hours a week--there's literally no time to do it. No...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-27-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Oats22
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-26-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By Oats22
Straightened transitioning hair for the first time

(Decided to make this a post)

So, I've been transitioning for almost 16 months now, and I just straightened my hair for the first time since I started. My hair had been stretched from a twistout...
Forum: Transitioning 10-26-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
So, I've been transitioning for almost 16 months...

So, I've been transitioning for almost 16 months now, and I just straightened my hair for the first time since I started. My hair had been stretched from a twistout that I brushed out carefully...
Forum: Transitioning 08-05-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Oats22
I have heard that you shouldn't use mud wash on...

I have heard that you shouldn't use mud wash on transitioning hair, because mud washes aren't good on processed hair. I'm transitioning, and I want to do a mud wash SO BADLY, but I haven't because of...
Forum: Transitioning 08-05-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By Oats22
Sad to see you leaving the long term...

Sad to see you leaving the long term transitioners board, but SO HAPPY to see you here! Your hair is just beautiful! Congratulations on your big chop, sakiohma! Keep us updated on your hair journey,...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 07-09-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,253
Posted By Oats22
You'll have to do some research about them...

You'll have to do some research about them yourself, I've never had them done. I know there's issue about one of them, forget which, because it has formaldehyde? But yeah, do some research. I know...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 07-09-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,253
Posted By Oats22
With a relaxer, you'll definitely still have to...

With a relaxer, you'll definitely still have to flat iron. It goes: Wash, Blow dry, flat iron. Every time.

Now that I've been online looking at hair, I think some people did things like wet...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Oats22
Ok, so, I'm impatient and didn't want to wait and...

Ok, so, I'm impatient and didn't want to wait and see if anyone had anymore input. I blew out my hair on cool air, low force, and it worked surprisingly well! Took a bit of time, maybe an hour or...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Oats22
Thanks for your two responses. I'd actually...

Thanks for your two responses. I'd actually already read that article on the haven, but I wanted to get personal anecdotes rather than just scientific reasoning. Ya know, people often have mixed...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-06-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By Oats22
Does anyone blow dry on COOL?

Hey,

So, I'm transitioning (a year today!) and I haven't used any heat, letting my hair air dry this entire year past. So, I was watching MahoganyCurls on youtube, and in her latest two videos she...
Forum: Straightening/relaxing 07-05-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,253
Posted By Oats22
If you get your hair chemically relaxed, you're...

If you get your hair chemically relaxed, you're gonna have to take steps to keep it healthy and avoid breakage (relaxers break down hair, often leaving it weaker and drier.)

I think your hair will...
Forum: Transitioning 07-05-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
Congratulations! Oh, I'm so excited for when I...

Congratulations! Oh, I'm so excited for when I finally can big chop! I see all these girls with thick, luxurious hair of different lengths, and I WANT it so bad--I know you're loving the thickness!...
Forum: Transitioning 06-21-2013, 01:23 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
Anyone still longterm transitioning? I'm at...

Anyone still longterm transitioning?

I'm at 50 weeks. Only a couple more weeks to go until I reach my year mark, hooray! I have so much curly hair now, I can hardly call it "new growth" or "roots"...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-24-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,844
Posted By Oats22
Have you tried the curly girl method? I'm not...

Have you tried the curly girl method? I'm not fully natural yet, over 9 months into transitioning, but the CG method has been great for both my natural hair and permed ends. I've heard that the CG...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-24-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,844
Posted By Oats22
What shampoo are you using? You should try using...

What shampoo are you using? You should try using one that doesn't have any sulfates, and/or try conditioner washing your hair. Sulfates strip the hair--some people can use them without much issue,...
Forum: 4 04-09-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,121
Posted By Oats22
Ok, I don't do flexi rod sets--I do curl former...

Ok, I don't do flexi rod sets--I do curl former sets, but from what I've seen online, they're about the same, and if anything flexirod sets are more...sturdy, if you will. I am 9 months into...
Forum: 4 04-09-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,114
Posted By Oats22
I have seborrheic dermatitis (affects...

I have seborrheic dermatitis (affects scalp/hairline, eyebrows, around my nose, behind my ears, with flareups at times and other times that it's just regular non-flaky skin)

If it's bad, I'd...
Forum: Transitioning 04-09-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
You can get a set of Curl Formers from...

You can get a set of Curl Formers from curlformers.com or from Sally's stores, however, they're expensive, running about $44-$69 dollars for a pack of 40 (you only really need about 40 to do your...
Forum: Transitioning 04-09-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
I am officially 9 months into my transition...

I am officially 9 months into my transition today! In only 3 short days, I will reach my first goal of 40 weeks--my Hair Pregnancy will be over :P

Now, I'm pretty sure my goal is to go 2.5...
Forum: Transitioning 01-29-2013, 11:38 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
I'm now just a few short days away from 30 weeks,...

I'm now just a few short days away from 30 weeks, which is (technically, not by month names) 7.5 months! Woot woot! My first milestone is 40 weeks (like a pregnancy :P) and I'm making my way there,...
Forum: Transitioning 11-18-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 52,466
Posted By Oats22
You can definitely survive this journey--thrive...

You can definitely survive this journey--thrive in it in fact! That's my belief, anyway--it's our hair. It grows out of our heads. It's meant for us, made for us--we just have to learn how to take...
Forum: 4 11-13-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,831
Posted By Oats22
Have you ever seen Naptural85 on youtube? She's a...

Have you ever seen Naptural85 on youtube? She's a 4a, some 4b, and virtually never protective styles. Look at all that length! Naptural85's Youtube (http://youtube.com/naptural85)

She was the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-13-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By Oats22
Here is a short article from The Natural Haven...

Here is a short article from The Natural Haven Bloom that might help. It answers questions about Coconut Oil (the most/maybe only hair-penetrating oil) and also the question "are oils moisturizing."...
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