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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-16-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,190
Posted By flippacious
You should consider getting a hard hat dryer or...

You should consider getting a hard hat dryer or soft hood attachment. My hair takes ages to dry also. My curlformers soft hood bonnet has made life simpler. I pop it on and can read, send emails...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-13-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 122,189
Posted By flippacious
So pretty, I love this length on you!

So pretty, I love this length on you!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-13-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 905
Posted By flippacious
Beautiful curls! I read somewhere (can't...

Beautiful curls!

I read somewhere (can't remember where, but it was on naturallycurly.com somewhere?) that if the circumference of your ponytail is over 4 inches, then you have high density hair....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-13-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,190
Posted By flippacious
CG has gotten to seem a little overrated to me...

CG has gotten to seem a little overrated to me only because it really doesn't make my life any easier. My hair looks great when I style it wavy, and it's definitely healthier now that I know more...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-11-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 122,189
Posted By flippacious
Thank you! I think I will stick to a (really...

Thank you! I think I will stick to a (really short) bob. I just went back and found your pics, and I really like that length, it looked great!


Fun! What length are you going for this...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-10-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 122,189
Posted By flippacious
Wanted to add a pic I just found. Here's my hair...

Wanted to add a pic I just found. Here's my hair when I was a few months into CG. It's actually a lot wavier than I remember it being! It's been about a year since then, so I'm interested to see what...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 122,189
Posted By flippacious
Fun! What length are you going for this time? ...

Fun! What length are you going for this time?


I think it will take some curl out of my hair, but I'm interested to see what it'll be like. The last time my hair was short, I wasn't doing CG and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 122,189
Posted By flippacious
Spring is approaching (finally!) and I'm having a...

Spring is approaching (finally!) and I'm having a strong urge to cut my hair short, so I am reviving this thread!

I kept my hair short (just below chin length) before going CG because I just...
Forum: 2 03-09-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By flippacious
I'm in a slight hair rut and can relate to so...

I'm in a slight hair rut and can relate to so much that has been said in this thread! I recently reclassified myself as 2b/c because I'm starting to dislike always trying to style my hair on the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 03-04-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 858
Posted By flippacious
I have just come to accept that no one knows my...

I have just come to accept that no one knows my hair quite like I do, even so-called "curly experts." It actually kind of amuses me and makes me proud of how far I've come with my hair's properties. ...
Forum: 3 03-02-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By flippacious
Thanks! Besides that polyquat, that gel looks...

Thanks! Besides that polyquat, that gel looks perfect for me :(
Forum: 3 03-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
Posted By flippacious
Corrinna777 - what are the ingredients in the GVP...

Corrinna777 - what are the ingredients in the GVP Liquid Sculpting Gel? I can't seem to find a list of them anywhere!
Forum: 2 02-27-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,503
Posted By flippacious
This describes my hair almost exactly. For some...

This describes my hair almost exactly. For some reason, I also have most of my hair on the left of my head toward the front. The back of my head feels slightly thinner density. It's weird, but I...
Forum: 2 02-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,833
Posted By flippacious
THis is really interesting. I want to try,...

THis is really interesting. I want to try, however, my hair would still be damp in the morning. I hate having wet hair for so so so long.

What are your properties?[/QUOTE]
My hair is fine,...
Forum: 2 02-18-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,833
Posted By flippacious
I've actually stopped using stylers recently,...

I've actually stopped using stylers recently, mostly out of laziness. In order to get my hair to behave well, I used to shower in the mornings, apply stylers, and diffuse etc. The whole process took...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By flippacious
Awesome, I need to give this a try!

Awesome, I need to give this a try!
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-14-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By flippacious
Interesting! I hadn't thought of a gel. I have...

Interesting! I hadn't thought of a gel. I have only tried my LALSG on dry hair, and that was a big no-no. It's my HG for wet hair though.

You don't find that the gels just sit on the hair?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-14-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By flippacious
I tried using sulfates again in Organix Coconut...

I tried using sulfates again in Organix Coconut shampoo. I was using a mousse that had dimethicone in it, with very good results, so I thought maybe I could get by with a gentle sulfate cleanser. My...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By flippacious
Styler that work on dry hair (a.k.a. not wet hair)

Hello all! It's been a while since I've been on here!

This question might be more specific to 2s, but I thought I'd post it here in case anyone has ideas. I got really tired of my long morning...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-06-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,418
Posted By flippacious
I'm with you. I might have to give this a try. ...

I'm with you. I might have to give this a try.

I have only been CG during winter months, with dews in the single digits through mid 30s range. Now that the dews are climbing (50s this week;...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 05-05-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,623,209
Posted By flippacious
Finally getting that CG look! I've been...

Finally getting that CG look! I've been sulfate/silicone free for about five months now, and I am finally getting consistent, shiny, healthy looking hair.

First pic (green shirt) is after my final...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-22-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,587
Posted By flippacious
This absolutely sounds like you are...

This absolutely sounds like you are overconditioned. You are getting a lot of great advice in this thread, but I would focus on increasing the amount of protein in your routine first and foremost.
...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-10-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 753
Posted By flippacious
Deva products contain polyquats, which weigh my...

Deva products contain polyquats, which weigh my hair down after a few days of use. Polyquats build up on hair for some people similar to silicones. This could be loosening your curl pattern and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-10-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,109
Posted By flippacious
What you really need to do is figure out your...

What you really need to do is figure out your hair's properties, such as porosity, texture (width), and density. A really good place to start is here: Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-08-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,100
Posted By flippacious
I did a search on it and came up with a few...

I did a search on it and came up with a few explanations:

Agave and Marshmallow (http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlreading/curl-products/agave-and-marshmallow%E2%80%94not-just-sweeteners-anymore)...
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