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Forum: Non-hair discussion 11-29-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,445
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I have a question. I have a seven year old with...

I have a question. I have a seven year old with autism who was fully vaxed as a baby and now I also have an almost three year old girl who has yet to receive a single vaccine. My son is in public...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-06-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,115
Posted By hiplengthcurls
My hair was straight when I was a child and my...

My hair was straight when I was a child and my dad has 4c hair. I am not into curl typing but just to give you an idea....he has very tiny curls. My mom has straight hair naturally. It did get curly...
Forum: Hall of Shame discussion 11-02-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,926
Posted By hiplengthcurls
You appear to be a beautiful woman judging by...

You appear to be a beautiful woman judging by your picture here! I'm serious.

But you are right there are quite a few areas in Mexico where African slaves ran away and formed colonies to rebel...
Forum: 4 10-26-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 20,750
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I have hip length fine 3a hair with tighter 3b to...

I have hip length fine 3a hair with tighter 3b to c curls toward the ends. Having long hair has been a struggle for me in just about every way possible but I have stuck with it for years though I cut...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-26-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,955
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I have just recently started doing a rotation...

I have just recently started doing a rotation cleansing regimen with my hair. I cannot say for sure it will work yet or that the products I use are best...but because my non-porous hair is so so...
Forum: 4 10-23-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,162
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I see that this post is old but wanted to share a...

I see that this post is old but wanted to share a few pointers that I have learned not only from Ktani Hair Sense Blog (she gives advice by email) but from my own hair.

The more I put on my hair...
Forum: 4 10-18-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,658
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Well my mom is Caucasian and so I do not have...

Well my mom is Caucasian and so I do not have what ppl would stereotype to be "African American hair." But my hair is still curly and long...plus my hair is on the fragile side....considering I have...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-09-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,867
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Build up is not only bad, it is worse for your...

Build up is not only bad, it is worse for your hair than the opposite extreme of over washing.

The way one person describes it is exactly how it works. When you constantly put product on your...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-07-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By hiplengthcurls
If you try it out, I use the laxative form of...

If you try it out, I use the laxative form of mineral oil that is sold anywhere. Itis fragrance free. But if perfume does notirritate you then you can use baby oil. How much you use would be...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-07-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I have lived in Seattle area my whole life. I had...

I have lived in Seattle area my whole life. I had frizzy hair all the time when my hair was long until finally I started using mineral oil and I use it exclusively on wethair aftee washing all of my...
Forum: 3 09-22-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,863
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I always comb my hair, wet or dry. My hair gets...

I always comb my hair, wet or dry. My hair gets extremely messy without being combed and my curls look limp and beat out of shape. What I do is spray the ends with a bit of water then finger detangle...
Forum: 4 09-22-2013, 01:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,258
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Hey ladies! I have hip length hair and my hair is...

Hey ladies! I have hip length hair and my hair is mostly long due to genes and lack of cutting. I used to have crazy split ends when I was younger but as I got more interest in hair care they havr...
Forum: 3 09-20-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,970
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I have hip length hair and I comb every day but I...

I have hip length hair and I comb every day but I do not nedd to have it soaking wet and full of conditioner just for daily touch up combing. I do comb with conditioner when I wash. Since I use...
Forum: 4 09-13-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,332
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Once upon a time I thought my hair was horribly...

Once upon a time I thought my hair was horribly dry. I had used every natural oil known to man, Shea Moisture products, deep conditioning with heat (I test low porosity), dc with honey, olive oil,...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 09-12-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,583
Posted By hiplengthcurls
My personal opinion is that it is a bad idea to...

My personal opinion is that it is a bad idea to put mousse on your hair if you are not intending to shampoo it out. Anything you add to your hair must be removed. So if you want to do water only with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-31-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,593
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I know that for me it is more damaging to avoid...

I know that for me it is more damaging to avoid the scunci no damage bands. I have really long thick hair and it never stays in a bun or a pony with satin or silk scrunchies. I hace tried placing...
Forum: All-natural hair care 08-12-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,995
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Okay, I had the same hang up! Actually, what I do...

Okay, I had the same hang up! Actually, what I do is I no longer try to rake my hair. Take your tangles and pull them gently apart sideways. This is the safest way to detangle either way. It greatly...
Forum: All-natural hair care 08-12-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,995
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Re: Catnip Tea

I started hearing about catnip earlier this year when my hair suddenly broke out in split ends and breakage everywhere. My worst nightmare! I have long hair, was going to grow it longer again, and...
Forum: 4 08-10-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,771
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Co-washing is bad

As a loose curled lady with fine, wavy to curly, non-porous hair, I have to say that for me co-washing is bad. Did the lady who said this have type 4 hair? I think that ppl do not understand that...
Forum: Low Porosity 07-17-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 20,841
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Oils and Low Porosity Hair

First off I want to say to the person speaking on coconut oil, you do realize everyone is different?


Secondly to the person I quoted, I agree 100%. For me, it is all about how oils are used. I...
Forum: 3 07-16-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,836
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Water Spritzing

For some people water spritzing is not a good idea. When you wash your hair, it gets immersed in water and happily shuts down its search for moisture. But when you spritz, it can throw your hair off...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-03-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,354
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Second Day Curls

On my wash day I leave on a deep conditioner by Giovanni then do the loc method, then for second day hair I just spray with water and/or watered down Giovanni, and I put the Giovanni hard hold...
Forum: Low Porosity 07-03-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Smile Looking for glycerin free conditioner with great slip

So as much as I love the slip that glycerin provides, I am doing a no glycerin test on my hair because I have had an issue with midshaft splitting. It does not necessarily have to be silicone free....
Forum: 4 07-02-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,178
Posted By hiplengthcurls
I read this comment last night before washing my...

I read this comment last night before washing my hair so being I am a product junkie I browsed through to see if I had a conditioner/oil/cream combo that did not have glycerin. I figured it would be...
Forum: 4 06-29-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,178
Posted By hiplengthcurls
Midshaft Splits

I think that her logic is old fashioned and wives talish. A braid theoretically would keep the hair moisturized better but it never ever did that for me. Fitting braids wet or dry cause me split ends...
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