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Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair Yesterday, 05:10 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Geek_Chic
I thought this was a malfunction... and maybe it...

I thought this was a malfunction... and maybe it is because when I click on the colors they show up at the bottom of the writing window, not at the top like they used to. Plus this stark white...
Forum: 2 Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 113
Posted By Geek_Chic
I don't know what else you might have in your...

I don't know what else you might have in your product stash, but the CJ Argan and Olive Oil has several antihumectants: jojoba oil,, argan oil, olive oil, and coconut oil. You might try a bit of that...
Forum: Feedback Yesterday, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By Geek_Chic
Last I heard, we can't change usernames anymore....

Last I heard, we can't change usernames anymore. There are sections of the database that the CurlTalk staff (i.e. atx_eve) can't access. So, what ends up happening is that your id will get changed in...
Forum: Feedback Yesterday, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 572
Posted By Geek_Chic
I think I know which icon you're speaking of. ...

I think I know which icon you're speaking of. That link was moved from the icon to the date:
http://i.imgur.com/IumjTgZ.png[/QUOTE]

I had noticed the date link and tried it, however it didn't...
Forum: Feedback 07-21-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 572
Posted By Geek_Chic
If I'm understanding correctly, I believe this is...

If I'm understanding correctly, I believe this is how it is working. If you look at Evelyn's first post, her signature has a link to her email. The purple color and underline are added to highlight...
Forum: Feedback 07-21-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 572
Posted By Geek_Chic
Once you click to view the thread, there should...

Once you click to view the thread, there should be a line of links above the first post in purple and all caps. The link on the far right should read VIEW FIRST UNREAD.
Forum: Feedback 07-21-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 572
Posted By Geek_Chic
Multi quotes aren't working for me either. I...

Multi quotes aren't working for me either. I click the multiquote button as I used to do, then when I click reply, I get a blank post. If it helps, I run Firefox on a Windows 7 machine.
Forum: Feedback 07-21-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 572
Posted By Geek_Chic
I can still see which threads have unread posts....

I can still see which threads have unread posts. Before I could click on an icon and it would take me to the first unread post in the thread, I can no longer do that, now I have to scroll through and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-19-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Geek_Chic
I think it was Science-y Hair Blog or maybe...

I think it was Science-y Hair Blog or maybe Natural Haven that did an article about this, along with microscope pictures of strand ends cut with various implements. The upshot was that you don't need...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,847
Posted By Geek_Chic
Look up the product in the Products...

Look up the product in the Products (http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlproducts/search/) section of nc.com (not CurlMart). You should be able to review it there with only a nc.com account.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-15-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By Geek_Chic
The curlies on a budget thread is here...

The curlies on a budget thread is here (http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/newbies-info-introductions/76251-curlies-budget.html), however, the original post is dated 2007, so very outdated. I'd...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-11-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Geek_Chic
There are 2 different Parachute Coconut Oils with...

There are 2 different Parachute Coconut Oils with Jasmine scent that I found. The Parachute Advansed Jasmine (http://makeupandbeauty.com/parachute-advansed-jasmine-hair-oil-review/) one is 79%...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-11-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,524
Posted By Geek_Chic
I typically low poo before a pt for a "clean...

I typically low poo before a pt for a "clean slate". Others prefer to co-wash and still others have done pt's on 2nd day hair. Easiest thing to do is try it and if you don't get the results you want,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 340
Posted By Geek_Chic
In addition to the mineral oil you already...

In addition to the mineral oil you already noticed, the Palmer's also has wax, and petrolatum (Vaseline), and lanolin (what waterproofs a sheep's wool). No wonder your hair is frizzing and the crunch...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-10-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By Geek_Chic
For people with scalp buildup, you'll often see...

For people with scalp buildup, you'll often see someone recommend trying a brown sugar scrub (brown sugar added to cowash conditioner). It shouldn't be "bad" for the hair as long as you aren't rough...
Forum: Protein-craving 07-04-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By Geek_Chic
I've seen it on Amazon too. You might do a search...

I've seen it on Amazon too. You might do a search there. The full name is "Colorful Neutral Protein Filler."
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,524
Posted By Geek_Chic
I dont know exactly, but one ice cube (which...

I dont know exactly, but one ice cube (which apparently is about 1 ounce but I've never measured) can last me at least 4 washes. I guess I might not be using enough?[/QUOTE]

2oz for me is 2...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,662
Posted By Geek_Chic
Naturecat, I am VERY intrigued! My hair loves...

Naturecat, I am VERY intrigued! My hair loves protein! However, I'm a little weirded out by leaving in an animal product on my hair.

Do you use preservatives? What preservatives could I use and...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-03-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,524
Posted By Geek_Chic
How much FSG are you using? I do around 2oz for...

How much FSG are you using? I do around 2oz for my medium density, armpit length hair, and I do get a gel cast, but it's easy to scrunch out.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-02-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,524
Posted By Geek_Chic
It shouldn't solidify into Jello, but might just...

It shouldn't solidify into Jello, but might just thicken the FSG a tad. Consider IAGirl's gelatin pt - 1/4 to 1/3 cup water + 1 packet of Knox (2.5 teaspoons), which will solidify as it cools, versus...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-02-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,524
Posted By Geek_Chic
I might try that instead then. I've been using...

I might try that instead then. I've been using FSG, but I find it pretty moisturizing (which might be a reason why my hair became over-conditioned) and sometimes I want a bit more hold. How do you...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 07-01-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 298
Posted By Geek_Chic
We're allowed to post names of websites, just not...

We're allowed to post names of websites, just not direct links, as far as I know. For example, we can say "get your hair analyzed at GooseFootprints etsy shop" but not post a link to the actual shop...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-30-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By Geek_Chic
I would do FSG first to form your clumps, then...

I would do FSG first to form your clumps, then the gel for hold and frizz prevention. I would think that using the gel (holding product) first would make it a bit harder for the FSG (clumping...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,524
Posted By Geek_Chic
I have been trying to find the signs for...

I have been trying to find the signs for over-conditioned hair, and a common one I see is mushy hair when wet. My hair isn't mushy, but feels really soft when wet (it normally isn't) and softer than...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 06-30-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By Geek_Chic
Sorry for the delayed reply, Amsterg. Hello...

Sorry for the delayed reply, Amsterg. Hello Hydration isn't anything particularly special in a conditioner, although some love it for its slip and aid in detangling. Plant extracts aren't proteins,...
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