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Forum: 2 05-17-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Cristy_amk
I only had partial success with straightening. I...

I only had partial success with straightening. I have tons of hair but the strands are fine. The only way I could straighten with a degree of success was by first blow drying until 100 percent dry...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-29-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By Cristy_amk
Ingredient Search

I recently saw my favorite cream gel at a discount store and I immediately worried it's been discontinued. I snatched up a bottle with the idea that when I run out I will keep the empty in case I...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-14-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 368
Posted By Cristy_amk
They carry this at Dollar General, at least at...

They carry this at Dollar General, at least at mine they do.
Forum: 2 03-11-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 747
Posted By Cristy_amk
My hair is so dense it takes forever to dry and...

My hair is so dense it takes forever to dry and because the strands are fine I sometime end up with flyaways no matter how much moisture/product I use if I use a hand dryer. I did find a nifty trick...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-08-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By Cristy_amk
Jaw Clipping

Can I thank whomever started posting about jaw clipping? I'm a 2c, dense, fine strands, and I have struggled with a drying process that would work! Pineappling was never quite right (it pulled out...
Forum: 2 02-05-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 664
Posted By Cristy_amk
I need length to complete my curl pattern. I let...

I need length to complete my curl pattern. I let stylists talk me into taking off length because they believed my ends were damaged (I just needed protein!) Anyway, the last time was one of the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-23-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 506
Posted By Cristy_amk
I was just thinking about this! Years ago I went...

I was just thinking about this! Years ago I went to a hairdresser who had developed his own style of hair cutting (He was probably the closest I ever got to finding someone who understood curly...
Forum: 2 01-16-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,200
Posted By Cristy_amk
I noticed I loss some curl definition when I...

I noticed I loss some curl definition when I started using coconut oil. The payoff though was less frizz and it eliminated a lot of my under-curl tangles. I'm thinking the oil is adding a bit of...
Forum: 2 01-15-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,943
Posted By Cristy_amk
I got the Sea Salt Spray! Kind of price at $6.78...

I got the Sea Salt Spray! Kind of price at $6.78 (darn I forgot my coupon!). Anyway, I still have to experiment and try it.
Forum: 2 01-13-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,943
Posted By Cristy_amk
I have a coupon for this line and am thinking I'd...

I have a coupon for this line and am thinking I'd like to take the plunge and try it! I'm kind of tired of spending money on new products but when the price is reasonable it's indulgent without...
Forum: 2 01-10-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Cristy_amk
I've done numerous cuts on my hair thinking the...

I've done numerous cuts on my hair thinking the ends were damaged. They'd look frayed and messy so I'd try deep conditioners with no luck, so I'd lop off an inch or two. I stayed away from protein...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-28-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By Cristy_amk
New Year's Hair Resolution

About two months ago I got a haircut. There are no stylists in my immediate area who understand curls and money is tight so this was just a mall stylist. She cut my layers too short, insisted my...
Forum: 2 12-23-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 533
Posted By Cristy_amk
I'm having the same problem! I'm also a 2c and...

I'm having the same problem! I'm also a 2c and while my hair is dense (thick) the strands are fine (yet abundant) anyway, long story short, my layers were cut too short so daily I struggle with...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Cristy_amk
This! I only use semi permanent coloring to...

This! I only use semi permanent coloring to cover up grays but decided a while back that I could either color or straighten but not both (I did both for awhile and every haircut would be taking...
Forum: 2 12-19-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Cristy_amk
I like this and have thought of doing something...

I like this and have thought of doing something similar. Makes me wish I had a hooded dryer which I think would make this easier. Totally agree on the curling iron though. I didn't mind it too...
Forum: 3 12-14-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,734
Posted By Cristy_amk
I came to this happy place in my hair life when I...

I came to this happy place in my hair life when I realized "naturally curly" is more about embracing my curls than using certain types of products. There are TONS of good ideas, techniques, and...
Forum: 2 12-05-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Cristy_amk
Looking for my hair twin or hair tips!

I am one of those people who always thought because I had lot of hair that the strands MUST be coarse. Wrong! I'm a 2c, dense, fine hair. Not sure of porosity. My ends tend to look damaged...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 12-03-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Cristy_amk
I can only answer for myself and I'd say I'd...

I can only answer for myself and I'd say I'd travel that far. Here is why...I still haven't found a good hairstylist, I continue to settle for mediocre haircuts that I spend more time growing out...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-06-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,232
Posted By Cristy_amk
For me it was leading me to believe that they...

For me it was leading me to believe that they were listening. This was 5-6 years ago and I sat down in the chair with a young girl ready to cut my hair. Initially I was impressed...I thought she's...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-18-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By Cristy_amk
I'm on board with you as far as "if it works use...

I'm on board with you as far as "if it works use it!" Pantene seems to get a bad wrap sometimes...not just on natural or curly sites but other sites will comment on certain things they don't like...
Forum: Makeup/skin care 05-17-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By Cristy_amk
I love Silk Naturals eyeshadows! They also have...

I love Silk Naturals eyeshadows! They also have a wonderful primer "Stick Em" to hold the glittery ones on better.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-17-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By Cristy_amk
Confession I've always wanted to go nuts at the...

Confession I've always wanted to go nuts at the boutique and try on wigs! Downside...I have a big head! Seriously though I can never get them over my skull because my head is on the big side and so...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By Cristy_amk
Oh and another thing I'm trying is less...

Oh and another thing I'm trying is less detangling. I'm trying to detangle really well in the shower and then just use the praying hands to apply products and to refresh. I don't want my hair to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-16-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,152
Posted By Cristy_amk
Yesterday I shook up my routine slightly. During...

Yesterday I shook up my routine slightly. During the winter I didn't wash my hair in the AM (as I didn't want to be out in the cold with a wet/damp head) well, yesterday I got up in the morning,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-14-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,013
Posted By Cristy_amk
I've suspected this too! Over the winter my...

I've suspected this too! Over the winter my water lines froze for a period of time, so I was forced to buy gallon jugs of water. Each time I washed my hair with them I immediately noticed how much...
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