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Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 02-04-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,051
Posted By miralaluna
Arrow Dull hair colour with no 'poo

Has anyone else found that going shampoo-free has made their natural hair colour dull?

When I used to shampoo, my hair colour was kind of a dark blonde/caramel shade, but now it's just a dull...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-30-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 75,152
Posted By miralaluna
tangly mess

I don't know about anyone else, but when I flip my wet hair upside down, the roots become all matted and the ends get all stringy. My hair's just past shoulder length.

How can I prevent this from...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-09-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By miralaluna
Hi CurlyMom, thanks for your quick reply! I...

Hi CurlyMom, thanks for your quick reply!

I actually did a sulfate wash, but it didn't seem to help. I'm wondering if the shampoo I used was too mild though? It was BioInfusion Organics Curls &...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-09-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By miralaluna
Unhappy Disappearing curls

Over the last few months, I've noticed that my curls have been disappearing!

They've become quite straggly and the only 'proper' defined curls I have left are the ones around my hairline and nape...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-26-2011, 04:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,684
Posted By miralaluna
Sorry to resurrect an old topic, but I think it's...

Sorry to resurrect an old topic, but I think it's one worth resurrecting!

I'm definitely going to try this today. I've been using the duck-bill clips for a couple years now, and they've snagged on...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-26-2011, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 1,662,131
Posted By miralaluna
I'd say somewhere between 3a and 3b? Your curls...

I'd say somewhere between 3a and 3b? Your curls are very spirally and look quite tight.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-06-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,680
Posted By miralaluna
On workdays, I shower at night and sleep on wet...

On workdays, I shower at night and sleep on wet hair then just tie it back in the morning. What a sin, I know. I just don't have the dedication to get up at the crack of dawn just so I can wear my...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-06-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 75,152
Posted By miralaluna
I have only just come across this topic and I...

I have only just come across this topic and I think I'm going to give the technique a whirl.

However, whenever I rinse upside down my hair just gets so matted at the roots and doesn't sit properly...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 12-14-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,751
Posted By miralaluna
Great transformation :D You could also contribute...

Great transformation :D You could also contribute these photos in the "before/after CG" thread:...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 12-14-2010, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By miralaluna
^ Conditioners don't tend to fully compensate for...

^ Conditioners don't tend to fully compensate for what is lost from shampooing, however,

savinasuemash - the first thread in this forum explains the no shampoo method. Many questions for beginners...
Forum: Recipes for hair and body 07-18-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By miralaluna
I use jojoba oil as a moisturiser sometimes,...

I use jojoba oil as a moisturiser sometimes, normally overnight. It takes a while to get used to the consistency, but it's great for reducing inflammation and making your skin glow. I used to use it...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-05-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By miralaluna
If I comb my hair after wetting it, the curls...

If I comb my hair after wetting it, the curls turn to big kinky waves that are all stuck together, so no, no combs! Well, unless I'm just tying my hair back while it's dry.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 01-05-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,424
Posted By miralaluna
^ Yeah, if you dilute honey in water and use it...

^ Yeah, if you dilute honey in water and use it that way, then rinse out with warm water, it shouldn't leave any stickiness. It comes off really easily.

These are the benefits I've gained from...
Forum: Swap board 09-22-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By miralaluna
The curl creme has been sold.8)

The curl creme has been sold.8)
Forum: Swap board 09-16-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By miralaluna
Arrow Boots pink curl creme for sale

Hello!

I have a tub of the "Boots Pink" curl creme for sale. It's about 95% full. It'll be US$8 total, including postage from the UK.
...
Forum: Coloring your hair 06-17-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,176
Posted By miralaluna
Thanks gals. I might bite the bullet and use...

Thanks gals.

I might bite the bullet and use an anti-dandruff shampoo then a deep treatment. I just don't suit such dark hair :( I was just looking to add a little brightness/gold tones to my hair...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-16-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,617
Posted By miralaluna
I only use enough mixture to clean my scalp with...

I only use enough mixture to clean my scalp with - when it rinses out, it goes through the length of my hair and cleans it. You honestly only need less than half a teaspoon full of powder to enough...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-16-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By miralaluna
Frizz will reduce during CG, since you will no...

Frizz will reduce during CG, since you will no longer be stripping your hair of moisture. You'll probably find that you don't need tons of mousse/gel.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-16-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By miralaluna
Giving your hair a final upside-down rinse in the...

Giving your hair a final upside-down rinse in the shower can help to increase volume. It works much better for me than just clipping. Just make sure to run the water over the sides of your hair and...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-16-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By miralaluna
I live in the UK and have been using Inecto...

I live in the UK and have been using Inecto Coconut Conditioner for CO washes with good results.

When I was in the States, I tried a couple Suave conditioners and really disliked how the left my...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-09-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By miralaluna
Sometimes I find that cheaper conditioners...

Sometimes I find that cheaper conditioners actually make my hair dry rather than condition it. Next time you do a CO wash, rub some jojoba oil through your hair (while it's dry) beforehand. Works...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-09-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,023
Posted By miralaluna
Basic idea: don't use products that dry out your...

Basic idea: don't use products that dry out your hair and that cannot be removed with water alone.

Don't make yourself crazy.
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-09-2009, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 960
Posted By miralaluna
Even sulfate-free products can be harsh,...

Even sulfate-free products can be harsh, especially if they contain ingredients like cocamidopropyl betaine and other "gentle" cleansers... They still make hair ridiculously dry. Maybe you could do a...
Forum: Coloring your hair 06-09-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,176
Posted By miralaluna
Cool Removing semi-permanent dye (CG)

I coloured my hair with some semi-permanent dye, but the result is a bit too dark for my liking.

I want to get rid of it, but don't want to use anything too harsh on my hair. Is there a...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-05-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,197
Posted By miralaluna
You only put it on the roots, so it just soaks up...

You only put it on the roots, so it just soaks up oil from the roots and not the length of your hair.

And most aerosol sprays contain those ingredients! So any air freshener, bug spray or hair...
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