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Forum: 4 01-06-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,997
Posted By SpringyCurls
Shampoo: Nothing yet Co-wash: V05 Tea Therapy -...

Shampoo: Nothing yet
Co-wash: V05 Tea Therapy - Blackberry Sage Tea
Deep Treatment: AOHR
Moisturizer: Curls Souffle
Oils: Coconut (in the summer) and Jojoba
Leave-in: still working on this......
Forum: 3 01-03-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By SpringyCurls
Thanks for this! I thought I was the only one...

Thanks for this! I thought I was the only one that thought KKKT makes the hair feel hard.

This is the first time I am hearing about Alba Botanica Leave-in. It sounds amazing already! I have also...
Forum: 3 01-03-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By SpringyCurls
Thanks for the advice, but actually, I was saying...

Thanks for the advice, but actually, I was saying that I don't use the Curling Custard :-/. I would like to try it in the summer, but right now I'm not much of a gel person.

I think I may have...
Forum: 3 01-01-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By SpringyCurls
I agree with freecurl. Protein treatments can...

I agree with freecurl. Protein treatments can help. I flat ironed my hair on Monday to give it a trim (only the second time I've ever flat ironed). Then I did some research on homemade protein...
Forum: 3 01-01-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By SpringyCurls
Recommendations for leave-in conditioners?

I am currently using Kinky Curly Knot Today as my leave-in. I think it's moisturizing enough for my hair, but I find that it tends to leave my curls kind of hard, which I imagine would be great if I...
Forum: 4 12-19-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 759
Posted By SpringyCurls
The ingredients in the oyin hair dew look yummy. ...

The ingredients in the oyin hair dew look yummy.

Curls souffle might also be an option. It's very light, but moisturizing. I don't know how you would feel about the glycerin, but I've been using...
Forum: 4 12-19-2010, 01:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,685
Posted By SpringyCurls
I'm in, too! I've never done a protective style...

I'm in, too! I've never done a protective style challenge before. Should be fun. Routine:

1. Will wear hair in protective styles (twists, buns) with 1-2 high ponytail or out days
2. Will co-wash...
Forum: 4 11-24-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,334
Posted By SpringyCurls
This is me, also. I thought it was some kind of...

This is me, also. I thought it was some kind of anomaly exclusive to me. If I can't get those knots out, I cut them out with scissors. Anybody have any idea how to get rid of them without constantly...
Forum: 4 09-20-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,561
Posted By SpringyCurls
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: 4 09-14-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By SpringyCurls
Here's a link that provides a little bit of info...

Here's a link that provides a little bit of info about how to prevent single strand knots, including hippychic's recommendation to use shea butter on ends:
...
Forum: 4 09-14-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By SpringyCurls
Ooh! Great idea. I'm going to try this. I've been...

Ooh! Great idea. I'm going to try this. I've been noticing an increase in single strand knots in my hair. My shed hairs are also wrapping around the ends of other hairs causing breakage. I've been...
Forum: 4 08-25-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,890
Posted By SpringyCurls
I shampoo my scalp (and condition all of my hair)...

I shampoo my scalp (and condition all of my hair) once every weekend. I try to deep condition when I can, too. I've been natural my entire life (locs for many years, loose hair now, and I have not...
Forum: 4 08-17-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,334
Posted By SpringyCurls
I'm a fine-haired 4a, too! My hair detests...

I'm a fine-haired 4a, too! My hair detests protein. it becomes really dry and brittle if I use it. I'm also prone to single strand knots and lame twist-outs and braid-outs lol. I have used henna a...
Forum: 4 08-02-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 45,125
Posted By SpringyCurls
I've tried using Kinky Curly Knot Today with and...

I've tried using Kinky Curly Knot Today with and without the aloe vera juice and I must admit my hair felt waaaay more moisturized when I included the aloe vera juice. After applying the KCKT w/ AVJ,...
Forum: 4 07-23-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,561
Posted By SpringyCurls
@Whorl-a-curl I remember you! See you in October...

@Whorl-a-curl I remember you! See you in October :hello2:
Forum: 4 07-23-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,561
Posted By SpringyCurls
Yay! I'm so excited. Last time was a lot of fun....

Yay! I'm so excited. Last time was a lot of fun. Not to mention I have plenty of products to give away and/or swap this time. Can't do Sept. 25th, but I agree that Oct. 2nd sounds good so far. Woo...
Forum: 4 07-01-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,862
Posted By SpringyCurls
-AOHR is really nice for deep conditioning with...

-AOHR is really nice for deep conditioning with heat
-Kinky Curly Knot Today is nice mixed with aloe vera juice (per kimmaytube. can't take credit for that idea). I didn't really care for it alone....
Forum: 4 07-01-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,278
Posted By SpringyCurls
@Ellepixie Thanks! That's awesome and explains a...

@Ellepixie Thanks! That's awesome and explains a lot. I like the scientific breakdown. Very informative. I guess we can be more sensitive to certain types of proteins. So far the amino acids haven't...
Forum: 4 07-01-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,278
Posted By SpringyCurls
@ellepixie Ah, thanks. I did a search and found...

@ellepixie Ah, thanks. I did a search and found the thread. Marah stated that the aloe and the avocado both contain some protein. I don't know about the avocado, but my hair definitely likes aloe...
Forum: 4 07-01-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,171
Posted By SpringyCurls
I agree with comments that have already been...

I agree with comments that have already been made. I think the major problem is locking the moisture from the water into your hair. The gel doesn't seem to be helping you retain moisture. I know...
Forum: 4 07-01-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,278
Posted By SpringyCurls
Something emollient rich like CJCR or DB Pumpkin...

Something emollient rich like CJCR or DB Pumpkin Seed , Nature's Gate Hemp Condish or Shescentit CocoCreme LI. I found that when I tried to LI in the Tresemme it dried me out a little. I was soft,...
Forum: 4 06-28-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By SpringyCurls
Wow, beautiful locs!!! Did the weight of the...

Wow, beautiful locs!!! Did the weight of the length give you any problems? When my locs were near waist length they were so heavy and literally gave me headaches. The weight also started pulling at...
Forum: 4 06-28-2010, 02:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By SpringyCurls
Um, whoa! Thats amazing. So did you cut off the...

Um, whoa! Thats amazing. So did you cut off the locs or did you comb them out?[/quote]

I did a bit of both. I cut my hair to my shoulders and proceeded to detangle with conditioner (with LOTS of...
Forum: 4 06-24-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By SpringyCurls
Photo

Here are the locs at the 19 year mark:
Forum: 4 06-24-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,211
Posted By SpringyCurls
I would say it is probably a big decision. I had...

I would say it is probably a big decision. I had my locs for 20 years. I was a tenderheaded kid and my mom had locs at the time so at 5 years old I told her I wanted hair like hers. I am a "loose"...
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