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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-30-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,629
Posted By tinymandolin
I have gone to two separate Targets in the past...

I have gone to two separate Targets in the past three days -- not in search of Deva, haha -- and have gone through the beauty sections and did not see Deva. If I saw Deva, I would have remembered it...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By tinymandolin
All men's haircuts are essentially "layered" --...

All men's haircuts are essentially "layered" -- anything that doesn't reach one length is technically considered layered.

His hair looks like it's about an inch on the sides and back and about an...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 49,261
Posted By tinymandolin
Blah! It was painful reading this thread. I have...

Blah! It was painful reading this thread. I have no desire for Ouidad, and never have, but I just hate reading about terrible customer service because there is nothing worse than feeling like a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 680
Posted By tinymandolin
I know next to nothing about hair typing, but I...

I know next to nothing about hair typing, but I just had to say that I'm really glad to see a guy join the ranks of the curlies here! I've only ever seen a few other men post occasionally so it's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-24-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 534
Posted By tinymandolin
You could always try to do a light protein...

You could always try to do a light protein treatment first and see how your hair reacts to that before you do something as heavy as a protein mask, then you don't have to risk the breakage you are...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-23-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,216
Posted By tinymandolin
I looove headbands!!! :blob5: I really like...

I looove headbands!!! :blob5:

I really like the ones that connect and are stretchy, the kind that wrap around basically. I have a few that are thicker, like ribbon, in black and brown and light...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-23-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By tinymandolin
My general inability to style my hair... 8-)

My general inability to style my hair... 8-)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-23-2010, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,337
Posted By tinymandolin
I plop in mornings, so the next time I plop, I'll...

I plop in mornings, so the next time I plop, I'll definitely take a picture and post... we should also post the results we get after plopping... yes? 8-)
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 03-23-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By tinymandolin
Any ingredient that ends with "-cone" or is part...

Any ingredient that ends with "-cone" or is part of the silicone family, so if you are going the CG-route, you wouldn't want to use that conditioner because amodimethicone is a silicone. :happy8:
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 03-21-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By tinymandolin
Mir -- GPB is the AO line of conditioners that...

Mir -- GPB is the AO line of conditioners that direct all the focus to the proteins in them. AOHR doesn't have any protein in it, thankfully.

Liberty -- I wouldn't be surprised if it really was an...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By tinymandolin
I appreciated that picture you posted of all the...

I appreciated that picture you posted of all the products!

I did hair for a few years and was always getting new products -- full sized products, sample sized, anything -- from the salon for free...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 788
Posted By tinymandolin
I say no way is it off limits!! There are some...

I say no way is it off limits!! There are some days I just wanna run my hands through my hair without feeling like I'm gonna cause a giant frizz bomb, and sometimes I just wanna switch up my look.
...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By tinymandolin
I no-poo once a week, and the rest of the week I...

I no-poo once a week, and the rest of the week I use CJDF as my cleansing conditioner and then AOHR as my rinse-out conditioner. I have fine, wavy hair though, so I never feel over-conditioned and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 62,624
Posted By tinymandolin
Olefin sulfonate is a synthetic surfactant...

Olefin sulfonate is a synthetic surfactant derived from petroleum or coconut oil. It is actually in the same surfactant family as sodium laurel sulfate or sodium laureth sulfate, "anionic...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,130
Posted By tinymandolin
I think the cut shows whether or not it was worth...

I think the cut shows whether or not it was worth it... if you find a stylist who understands your hair and gives you one of the best haircuts you've ever had, why not pay a little extra? A great...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By tinymandolin
I ordered the CJ Daily Fix and have been loving...

I ordered the CJ Daily Fix and have been loving it. I was having allergic reactions using Suave as a co-wash, and the CJDF is just what I needed... cleanses my hair like a co-wash, removes minerals...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,896
Posted By tinymandolin
Good, I thought I was the weird one around here....

Good, I thought I was the weird one around here. I got CJ Daily Fix recently, and read a lot of posters saying they can only use it once a week or so because it leaves their hair over-conditoned... I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-21-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By tinymandolin
Urban myth or not, I'd say that's probably true....

Urban myth or not, I'd say that's probably true. I don't know anyone who's hair is the exact same now as it was when they were seven, or fourteen, or twenty one... etc.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-20-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 627
Posted By tinymandolin
I've been wondering the same thing because I do a...

I've been wondering the same thing because I do a side part as well.

Something that I've done with some success is...

Apply my products to soaking wet hair in the shower like the IceQueen...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-20-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,597
Posted By tinymandolin
Oh yeah, don't misunderstand--I totally agree! If...

Oh yeah, don't misunderstand--I totally agree! If a product works for somebody and there is no repercussions, and they like it, then I think they should go ahead and use it! Like I said, that site...
Forum: Curl gatherings 03-20-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By tinymandolin
I'm from Bloomington!!! But I live and work in...

I'm from Bloomington!!! But I live and work in Des Moines... ugh! I consistently wish I was back up in MN... but, you know, c'est la vie!

Next time I am headed up to MN to visit family I will give...
Forum: 2 03-20-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By tinymandolin
I've been using Giovanni but all of Giovanni's...

I've been using Giovanni but all of Giovanni's conditioners have protein in them and that has been leaving my hair feeling very dry--probably over-proteined. Didn't even realize that was possible!!
...
Forum: Readers' Product Reviews 03-20-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,881
Posted By tinymandolin
So glad to see this list! My hairspray has a cone...

So glad to see this list! My hairspray has a cone in it... and I still use it on occasion. I just haven't got around to finding a good, CG-friendly hairspray yet. Just trying to hammer out the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-20-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,597
Posted By tinymandolin
I do want to point out that some of the...

I do want to point out that some of the ingredients can cause reactions on sensitive skin.

I had been experiencing allergic reactions and very itchy scalp for awhile since really starting in on...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-20-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 505
Posted By tinymandolin
Hair continues to change throughout people's...

Hair continues to change throughout people's lives. It can be hormones, or medicines they are on, or something drastic like losing hair due to cancer and having it grow back extremely curly.

I had...
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