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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-27-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Curlini
another vote for CURL JUNKIE :love2:

another vote for CURL JUNKIE :love2:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-08-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 389
Posted By Curlini
I generally prefer more natural products but this...

I generally prefer more natural products but this gel works very well for me in high dews - really controls frizz. I don't need that much hold so I can't speak to that.
On the down side - I really...
Forum: Salon/Stylist Chatter 07-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 272
Posted By Curlini
I tip my stylist 20% too. 15%-20% is the norm. ...

I tip my stylist 20% too. 15%-20% is the norm.
I hope you get a great cut! :smile:
Forum: Curly Fitness 07-06-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By Curlini
I've been trying a technique that was talked...

I've been trying a technique that was talked about here on the boards recently. When I wash in the evening after a sweaty run (hot & humid in New England these days) I scrunch & pump a bunch of gel...
Forum: Curly men 07-05-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Curlini
Love Ayoade's hair (and his new movie The...

Love Ayoade's hair (and his new movie The Double!). I would experiment with different gels. Curl Junkie makes great gels. See whether your hair does better with thick gels scrunched into sopping...
Forum: Going Gray 07-01-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 257
Posted By Curlini
I think gray hair on younger people can be very...

I think gray hair on younger people can be very striking. On some of us it can look very drab however - like so many things it depends on the individual. I think it's particularly important for you...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-30-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By Curlini
As with all things CG the best time to SOTC is a...

As with all things CG the best time to SOTC is a matter of experimenting and finding out what works best for you. I definitely get better definition if I wait until my hair is completely dry. If I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-18-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 183
Posted By Curlini
I'm wondering if you need to switch up your...

I'm wondering if you need to switch up your routine now that it's summer and the dew points are higher? I have a feeling the oils you're using may be weighing down your hair and causing it to...
Forum: Over 40 06-18-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,703
Posted By Curlini
I was never a regular make up wearer until my...

I was never a regular make up wearer until my late forties. Now I'm 60 and I wear make-up everyday. Age spots are tough to manage - I tried unsuccessfully to fade them with products - eventually...
Forum: 2 06-18-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,090
Posted By Curlini
Yes to Cucumbers has really nice lightweight...

Yes to Cucumbers has really nice lightweight conditioners.
If you're near a Trader Joe's they also have some good ones.
Good luck!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-12-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By Curlini
Congratulations!! :cheers:

Congratulations!! :cheers:
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 06-10-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Curlini
I really like ELUCENCE MOISTURE BALANCING...

I really like ELUCENCE MOISTURE BALANCING conditioner. I'm no expert in analyzing ingredients but I don't see anything that screams protein in it. Rather, it's an emollient conditioner. I use it...
Forum: 2 06-02-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By Curlini
I agree with rbb and Lolo. You need to find a...

I agree with rbb and Lolo. You need to find a way to balance moisture and protein.
Are you using gel? Scrunching gel into your damp hair and diffusing or letting it air dry might help too. ...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 06-02-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 327
Posted By Curlini
Welcome to the boards - you'll find tons of great...

Welcome to the boards - you'll find tons of great info & tips here. The best place to start is with the "Stickies" at the beginning of the Newbies info/Introductions board!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-31-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Curlini
Another factor is that sometimes curls perk up...

Another factor is that sometimes curls perk up simply by using a different product. In my experience, and I've seen others talk about it here, my hair may stop responding as well to a product I use...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Curlini
dollyrot- I agree about trying protein...

dollyrot- I agree about trying protein treatments. Curl Junkie Repair Me is a good one.You can order it at curljunkie.com or at Curl Mart.

Wow, Geek Chic - so generous to do all that analysis!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Curlini
Austin in May - Dew points? Hair advice?

My daughter is getting married in Austin at the end of May. Trying to put my strategy together & bring the right products with me for great hair! What are the dew points typically? I'd love tips...
Forum: Locs 11-03-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,697
Posted By Curlini
This thread should probably be on the General...

This thread should probably be on the General Discussion board. The Loc board is for discussions about locs which is a style - not the same as the LOC method! :icon_smile:
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 11-01-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Curlini
N_C , your method sounds interesting - I hope...

N_C , your method sounds interesting - I hope you'll post photos!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-31-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Curlini
looked to me like she had tons of hair (and it...

looked to me like she had tons of hair (and it was gray!)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-31-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Curlini
There was a "Pippi" at a partyI went to on...

There was a "Pippi" at a partyI went to on Saturday. She used a wire coat hanger - made it into a hairband shape to fit over her crown and the ends she extended out through her braids. It worked...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-31-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Curlini
I'm wondering if part of the discomfort you're...

I'm wondering if part of the discomfort you're feeling has more to do with uncertainty that you're fully accepted by your Asian friends - and your own wondering about your identity and where you fit...
Forum: 3 10-29-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Curlini
A lot of people find the Super Soaker method...

A lot of people find the Super Soaker method helps promote clumps:...
Forum: Coloring your hair 10-27-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
Posted By Curlini
Thanks so much Firefox - I was hoping you'd see...

Thanks so much Firefox - I was hoping you'd see this and I would benefit from your sage advice :)
Peroxide-free semi-permanent? What brands would you recommend?
Forum: Non-hair discussion 10-25-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 681
Posted By Curlini
I'm not a decorating diva but I really urge you...

I'm not a decorating diva but I really urge you not to paint over the wood. The wood is beautiful and looks like it's in very good condition. You can find paint colors that are complementary with...
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