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Forum: 2 04-15-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By HairObsessed
That's awesome that your hair turned out nice! ...

That's awesome that your hair turned out nice!

I tried to just use leave in conditioner probably about a year ago. It was raining that day and really humid. My hair was in a ponytail within 5...
Forum: 2 04-12-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 356
Posted By HairObsessed
Some people do have amazing transformations. ...

Some people do have amazing transformations. Check the before and after tread for wavies on here.

Before I started CG, I was 2A. 2 years later, I'm still pretty much 2A/2B. My hair is a lot...
Forum: 2 04-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By HairObsessed
I haven't experience this as I wear my hair down...

I haven't experience this as I wear my hair down 90% of the time (mostly just because it's easy!), but I've heard that if you pull your hair tight/flat against your hair too often in a ponytail, bun,...
Forum: 2 03-21-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By HairObsessed
Unfortunately, yes, you probably did damage your...

Unfortunately, yes, you probably did damage your hair.

Protein can help damaged hair. IAgirl's protein treatment is a good cheap one. It's a homemade gelatin protein treatment. You should be...
Forum: 2 03-12-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By HairObsessed
I, personally, can't cowash with Tresemme...

I, personally, can't cowash with Tresemme Naturals Nourshing Moisture Conditioner. It's way too heavy of a conditioner. I use the Suave Naturals line, usually the coconut.

I don't know a lot of...
Forum: 2 01-12-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By HairObsessed
I feel the same way about my hair right now! ...

I feel the same way about my hair right now! After trying seemingly everything to make my long hair as wavy as it used to be when it was shorter, I've realized that I have to choose between my...
Forum: 2 01-04-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By HairObsessed
Look at the thread wavypen managed, there are...

Look at the thread wavypen managed, there are some good ideas on there!

- LA Looks gels--they're cheap and work well!
- Tresemme Naturals conditioners work great as rinse out/leave-in
- The...
Forum: 2 12-28-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,461
Posted By HairObsessed
I'm definitely feeling this since it's winter and...

I'm definitely feeling this since it's winter and my hair's length really stretches out my already weak waves.:roll:

Whenever I get sick of styling my hair wavy. I use a little more leave-in than...
Forum: 2 12-07-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,395
Posted By HairObsessed
I get a oily patch on the crown of my head when I...

I get a oily patch on the crown of my head when I don't rinse out all the cowash or low-poo well enough. I usually part the hair on my crown with my fingers and massage the scalp. I probably do it...
Forum: 2 09-06-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 946
Posted By HairObsessed
I didn't see you mention your hair properties. ...

I didn't see you mention your hair properties. Fine hair and high porosity hair (or damaged hair) tend to like protein a lot and can get a big boost from it. My medium-low porosity hair doesn't...
Forum: 2 09-01-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,361
Posted By HairObsessed
Oh gosh, I have a ton of these.. - Leave-in...

Oh gosh, I have a ton of these..

- Leave-in condish is always not necessary
- Just because you start CG with 2A waves does not mean your hair will become 2B/2C
- Even if you don't think a...
Forum: 2 07-24-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,762
Posted By HairObsessed
I have a really stretched out wave pattern--we do...

I have a really stretched out wave pattern--we do exist on here! Lol. I consider myself a 2A.
Forum: 2 07-24-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By HairObsessed
Pedaheh's Hair Blog: Science-y Hair Blog Recipes...

Pedaheh's Hair Blog: Science-y Hair Blog Recipes (http://pedaheh.blogspot.com/p/science-y-hair-blog-recipes.html)

^the protein recipe is pretty cheap to make and works well

I've also used...
Forum: 2 07-24-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,162
Posted By HairObsessed
Definitely try the coconut oil deep treatments. ...

Definitely try the coconut oil deep treatments. Coconut oil also allows protein to bond with your hair better. Protein is particularly helpful for porous or damaged hair. I have ApHogee protein...
Forum: 2 07-17-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,198
Posted By HairObsessed
Let me see if I can help at all for porosity. ...

Let me see if I can help at all for porosity.

Low - takes a long time to dry (naked hair, no product)
High - dries quickly

Low - hair doesn't wet easily
High - wets easily, quickly soaks up...
Forum: 2 07-13-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,220
Posted By HairObsessed
I couldn't tell you who Marsha is...:goofy: ...

I couldn't tell you who Marsha is...:goofy:

DT is deep treatment, usually conditioning. PT is protein treatment.
Forum: 2 07-08-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By HairObsessed
Now that my hair is longer, I've been using a...

Now that my hair is longer, I've been using a shower comb in the shower with my hair soaked with water and conditioner to add slip. When it was shorter, I used my fingers.
Forum: 2 07-07-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By HairObsessed
My bangs are getting long enough now where I let...

My bangs are getting long enough now where I let them wave and tuck them behind my ear if they look wonky. My wave pattern is weak enough so that when my bangs were shorter that I could comb them...
Forum: 2 06-24-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By HairObsessed
+1 to the LA looks gels. I like the yellow one...

+1 to the LA looks gels. I like the yellow one (mega mega hold?). I also like Aussie Instant Freeze.
Forum: 2 06-20-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By HairObsessed
Hello and welcome! :wave: This is going to...

Hello and welcome! :wave:

This is going to be a lot of semantics. Technically, you can't be CG and use non-CG-friendly products.

A lot of wavies can't use the no poo or cowash only method. ...
Forum: 2 06-18-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,910
Posted By HairObsessed
Herbal Essences Totally Twisted is a pretty...

Herbal Essences Totally Twisted is a pretty popular mousse. I would have bought it earlier this week myself, but the store didn't have any, so I bought Suave Captivating Curls Mousse, also a...
Forum: 2 06-18-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,377
Posted By HairObsessed
Your hair looks good! I'm not sure that protein...

Your hair looks good! I'm not sure that protein is the answer that you're looking for, but here is a homemade gelatin recipe:
...
Forum: 2 06-17-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,948
Posted By HairObsessed
I have the same problem! Beach waves/rock star...

I have the same problem! Beach waves/rock star waves are HARD to make look professional. I'm the only female and the youngest in my department by almost 2 decades, and I really just needed to be...
Forum: 2 06-14-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,614
Posted By HairObsessed
Cyclopentasiloxane actually evaporates off of...

Cyclopentasiloxane actually evaporates off of your hair. See this article by the curl chemist: Cyclomethicones: A Different Category of Silicones...
Forum: 2 06-14-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By HairObsessed
I regularly use the conditioner as a cowash,...

I regularly use the conditioner as a cowash, works great. It even has a little bit of protein in it (my hair loves protein!). I've also used it for a rinse out and a leave in. As a rinse out, it...
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