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Forum: 2 09-12-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 206
Posted By virginblue
Steam from the shower helps revive my hair and...

Steam from the shower helps revive my hair and sometimes if I have a really good first day, it's all I need
Forum: 2 09-12-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By virginblue
It sounds like maybe you need to try a lo poo. I...

It sounds like maybe you need to try a lo poo. I like the Shea moisture moisture retention (gold bottle) and coconut & hibiscus (pink bottle). Shea moisture products causes build-up for some people...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-11-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By virginblue
I'm not sure there are any general guidelines...

I'm not sure there are any general guidelines besides trial and error. If you feel like you've overdone it on the protein, back off it a little. You're right that winter will almost certainly mean...
Forum: High Porosity 09-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By virginblue
I know that feel. But I'm wondering: isn't it...

I know that feel. But I'm wondering: isn't it just the same as buying leather shoes and bags? (if you do that)[/QUOTE]

Yeah that's true. I mean, hell, the seats in my car are leather. I just feel...
Forum: High Porosity 09-06-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,750
Posted By virginblue
ALL THE PROTEINS. Honesty, my hair almost can't...

ALL THE PROTEINS. Honesty, my hair almost can't get enough. Hydrolyzed collagen works the best, especially gelatin, which makes me feel kind of guilty being a vegetarian and all :/
Forum: 2 09-05-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By virginblue
Awesome!

Awesome!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-03-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By virginblue
Thanks so much for all the recs! I was really...

Thanks so much for all the recs! I was really clueless lol
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By virginblue
Thanks, @chupie! I checked out their website and...

Thanks, @chupie! I checked out their website and it looks like solid products that aren't going to bankrupt me. I use a really cheap RO (vo5) so I hope that works ok as a DT. I have never had much...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By virginblue
It really just depends on your hair properties....

It really just depends on your hair properties. My hair needs more protein than moisture, but when I lack moisture, definition is lacking some (poofy and frizzy). From what you've said, it sounds...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-03-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By virginblue
If your old routine was working so well for you,...

If your old routine was working so well for you, why not go back and give it another try? If that doesn't work, revisit the issue and there are lots of people on this site who are more than happy to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 09-03-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 120
Posted By virginblue
Can anyone recommend a DT for me?

I have been mod CG for a few years now and I'm embarrassed to say I rarely do DTs. I have been doing them recently once a week and my hair has responded really well. I have been using the Fekkai Shea...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-29-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By virginblue
Not to derail the thread, but I bought this at...

Not to derail the thread, but I bought this at your suggestion and I must say I love it so far! Thanks :)
Forum: 2 08-27-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By virginblue
I second the FSG. Gelatin gel also works really...

I second the FSG. Gelatin gel also works really well for me and is super easy and cheap to make. You can also add it to FSG. Of course the gelatin is only a good idea if your hair isn't...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 08-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By virginblue
Thank you. He was very ill and in a lot of pain...

Thank you. He was very ill and in a lot of pain so I'm glad he is resting in peace now.



You aren't mistaken.

It's a marketing gimmick to say "coconut derived cleaners" rather than put the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-31-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By virginblue
Thank you. I miss him but he lived a long life:...

Thank you. I miss him but he lived a long life: 17 years.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-31-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 330
Posted By virginblue
What do you guys think about this cat shampoo?

I have some cat shampoo lying around after the death of my elderly cat who needed help bathing towards the end. What do you guys think about using it on my own hair? It looks pretty good to me, but...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-22-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 481
Posted By virginblue
I fell very much in love with a man who had very...

I fell very much in love with a man who had very different values than me. He was very much into family, wanted kids, was a Catholic. He also had horrendous taste in music and movies (he liked to...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-19-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,491
Posted By virginblue
I have depression and severe anxiety. I also used...

I have depression and severe anxiety. I also used to suffer from an eating disorder and alcoholism. My brain is just basically broken lol.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,384
Posted By virginblue
I recently made a stronger batch and it is REALLY...

I recently made a stronger batch and it is REALLY thick! I like it a lot better. Also what I meant was on the last batch the gel got runnier as I got towards the end of it.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-12-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,384
Posted By virginblue
I've noticed that after a couple days of using,...

I've noticed that after a couple days of using, the gelatin doesn't re-solidify in the fridge, so it's kinda annoying when I am applying. I'm not sure if it's the way I'm using it or if that's just...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,406
Posted By virginblue
I live in an area that has almost constantly high...

I live in an area that has almost constantly high dew points, so my routine is basically based off high dew points. When the dew points get low in winter or I travel somewhere with a low DP, I'm at a...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-10-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 486
Posted By virginblue
I spent my 21st alone in a motel room drinking...

I spent my 21st alone in a motel room drinking beer and eating Burger King. My birthday is right around the holidays and my mom got upset and told me she didn't want me around to celebrate them with...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-10-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 725
Posted By virginblue
First time I've ever even heard this expression!...

First time I've ever even heard this expression! It's quite a curious one[/QUOTE]

Yes, and having been a redheaded stepchild, it really stings to hear it as the ultimate in undesirability.[/QUOTE]...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-10-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 725
Posted By virginblue
I'm sorry you've had a hard time. It seems types...

I'm sorry you've had a hard time. It seems types like us learn to be tough and make our own way. I don't tell them how i feel because it doesn't solve anything. There are four children and they are...
Forum: Non-hair discussion 07-10-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 725
Posted By virginblue
I'm 26 so it's not like I'm helpless. My brother...

I'm 26 so it's not like I'm helpless. My brother is 20. I was just curious to see who else had similar experiences. I assume it's very common.
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