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Forum: Transitioning 04-22-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By SereneCurls
First, congratulations, I'm getting married...

First, congratulations, I'm getting married around the same time. How long is your hair now? If you get a curl cream or something with a bit of hold, you could braid your damp hair to get a more...
Forum: 2 04-22-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By SereneCurls
Congratulations. Maybe you could try something...

Congratulations. Maybe you could try something like this: leave in, scrunch in a curl enhancer or a cream or something like that for definition, scrunch in a gel on top for hold. You could diffuse if...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 04-21-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By SereneCurls
I have very little familiarity with products that...

I have very little familiarity with products that might be cruelty free, but a couple of suggestions. Have you checked to see if your town has any health food stores? Sometimes they carry beauty...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-21-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By SereneCurls
I keep a very basic sulfate shampoo around,...

I keep a very basic sulfate shampoo around, without silicones and with very few ingredients in general, because my hair just needs it from time to time. Using a shampoo occasionally won't set you...
Forum: Growing out 04-21-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By SereneCurls
Hi. Different people seem to have different...

Hi. Different people seem to have different answers to this question, but my take is that keeping your diet as balanced as possible is best. I don't take a bunch of supplements or anything like that,...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 04-21-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 45
Posted By SereneCurls
My hair was curlier when I was a child than it is...

My hair was curlier when I was a child than it is now, and I've always had a mixture of waves and curls of different types. I think to a certain extent it helps if you embrace it, for me it has...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-21-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By SereneCurls
Every so often I get it into my head to try using...

Every so often I get it into my head to try using a small amount of gel, but perhaps because of my giant wave pattern, I seem to get big hair without much shape or definition. Apparently I need the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-21-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 219
Posted By SereneCurls
Have you tried the milk from the same line? I've...

Have you tried the milk from the same line? I've had better luck with that, the smoothie gave me exactly the results you described. Definition with a weird feeling like it didn't absorb.
Forum: 2 04-17-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By SereneCurls
Hi. Things that have worked as curl enhancers for...

Hi. Things that have worked as curl enhancers for me are: Jessicurl rockin ringlets, Recoil, Kinky Curly curling custard, and cjcccc lite. Whatever I use, I put brhg on top for hold. The idea of...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-17-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 506
Posted By SereneCurls
Yay! So glad you're off to a great start. Yes...

Yay! So glad you're off to a great start. Yes anything I add to my hair while it's wet increases the dry time, which is really annoying, but for me the things that increase dry time also reduce...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-17-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By SereneCurls
I knew I recognized those ingredients, that brand...

I knew I recognized those ingredients, that brand is the only one I've seen list human hair keretin that way. My straight-haired friend uses that conditioner with a sulfate free shampoo, and seems to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-17-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 311
Posted By SereneCurls
I gently gather all my hair at the crown of my...

I gently gather all my hair at the crown of my head as if I was going to make a ponytail there. Then I lean forward so the length lies on top of my head, and use the big clip at my crown to hold it...
Forum: 2 04-17-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By SereneCurls
When I first started co-washing, my big problem...

When I first started co-washing, my big problem was technique. You really have to massage the conditioner into your scalp with the pads of your fingers, sometimes adding a bit more water as you go to...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-16-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By SereneCurls
Yeah the silicone is probably an issue, it...

Yeah the silicone is probably an issue, it doesn't look to be a water soluble one. Is this a Joyco conditioner by chance?
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-16-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 506
Posted By SereneCurls
Hey, I have pretty similar properties to yr's, so...

Hey, I have pretty similar properties to yr's, so I thought I'd jump in with my typical routine in case parts of it are useful. I co-wash with a conditioner that's thin enough to distribute easily...
Forum: Growing out 04-16-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By SereneCurls
I tried this last night, with 4 braids. I...

I tried this last night, with 4 braids. I spritsed each section with water and used a bit of cjcccc lite before braiding. Excuse the frizz, I might try this some time on freshly washed hair that's...
Forum: Curly Fitness 04-15-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 583
Posted By SereneCurls
Have you ever tried taking probiotics? I take...

Have you ever tried taking probiotics? I take them for a couple of stomach issues, and I've discovered they seem to help my stomach stay smaller for some reason.
Forum: Growing out 04-15-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 333
Posted By SereneCurls
I used to do this when my hair was longer, I'll...

I used to do this when my hair was longer, I'll have to try at my current length to see how it turns out.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By SereneCurls
For medium hold I like kccc and cj pattern pusha....

For medium hold I like kccc and cj pattern pusha. For harder hold, brhg. I basically use brhg over everything.
Forum: Non-hair discussion 04-15-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 1,611
Posted By SereneCurls
Re boob tenderness: I'm 28 and have had this...

Re boob tenderness: I'm 28 and have had this issue for years. My doctor told me to start taking evening primrose oil, and it has actually helped a lot. (Which is good, because I'm pretty sure I was...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-15-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By SereneCurls
Hey. You might consider trying a product like As...

Hey. You might consider trying a product like As I Am Co-wash. It's very cleansing, while still being quite gentle. It's not too expensive, so worth trying imo.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-14-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By SereneCurls
Check out the Wavy Hair Community Facebook Group....

Check out the Wavy Hair Community Facebook Group. Just message one of the admins to join.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-13-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By SereneCurls
If you haven't read this recent thread, it might...

If you haven't read this recent thread, it might also be helpful:
http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/2/176297-ways-getting-curls-clump.html
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-13-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By SereneCurls
I have a few thoughts. You might consider...

I have a few thoughts. You might consider switching to a different sulfate free shampoo if your hair responds better to clarifying than it does to the SM shampoo. Also, have you considered plopping...
Forum: 2 04-13-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By SereneCurls
Hi. It really is a ton of trial and error at...

Hi. It really is a ton of trial and error at first. I can't really plop or do anything upside down, for instance, and I need to use a hard hold gel to diffuse. You could"try the LA sports gel since...
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