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Lynaea 03-02-2013 04:51 AM

Any fine hairs using Darcy's products?
I have decided I have fine hair, it is definitely easily weighed down and my wave pattern is pretty loose to begin with. I don't seem to have signs of extreme porosity issues so probably medium. I am also allergic to most chemical preservatives and try to avoid fragrance oils. I have found some fragranced products that don't give me a rash :angry4: but trying new products is always a challenge. I am most interested in natural products. I have ordered some samples from Kathymack and Ingredientstodiefor but am also interested in Darcy's Botanicals products, especially from others with fine hair.
Any advice is greatly appreciated.

Laura Lee 03-02-2013 01:10 PM

Very fine hair here and I loveeee their pumpkin seed conditioner. I haven't tried any of the stylers though

jsuzkelley 03-02-2013 01:26 PM

+1 to the pumpkin seed condish - love it. I also have the cream gel, cocoa bean smoothing cream, and the leave in curl cream. The cream gel is pretty light, but doesn't have much hold either - great for a more natural style to help control frizz. I use the leave in cream like a butter just on my ends. The cocoa cream is very moisturizing, and can weigh my hair down - so I only use very small amounts of this, or mix it with something lighter.

yossarian 03-02-2013 01:30 PM

Are you all (youse guys : ) using the PSC as a RO or a LI? I'd assumed it was the former, and was using it as such, but the instructions don't say to rinse it out.

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jsuzkelley 03-02-2013 09:01 PM

^^I use it as a RO - haven't tried it as a LI, but I find it very moisturizing and would imagine I would only want to leave in a small amount. I may have to try this.

GoldenBlaze 03-03-2013 10:52 AM

I used Darcy's Madagascsr Vanilla and that stuff had my hair so GREASY, I looked like Mister from the "Color Purple" when he put all that grease in his head trying to go see Shug Avery. She uses TOO MUCH WAX in her products. I now use that product as a foot cream.

Jessiebanana 03-03-2013 12:50 PM

My hair weighs down easily and I love their PSC and their Cleansing Conditioner. The PSC moisturizes well, but rinses clean if that makes sense. No film. I didn't like the Sweet Cocoa Bean or Shea Butter Curl Cream...I'm starting to think my hair isn't too keen on shea butter. The Cream-Gel also is a no-go for me, but that's a honey and a fragrance problem.

I haven't tried their products with waxes, like the poster above, but my hair can't handle waxes or heavy oils period.

While every product didn't work for me, I do think all their products are good. They have a little something for everyone. You can write to them and they'll recommend products that may suit your hair type/properties.

Lynaea 03-10-2013 05:00 AM

Thanks everyone for your responses! I decided to order the cleansing condish, pumpkin seed RO, cream-gel, curling jelly and the peach kernel hydrating milk. The last one I'm hoping to use as a leave-in, we'll see. I ruled out most of the ones described as heavy or that had waxes, I think.

I kind a want to try one of her sprays, has anyone used those? I've been using the SheScentIt vanilla leave-in with some protein added in and really like it but I don't like spraying things on my hair because they get on my skin and (sometimes) cause a rash. I put it in a squirt bottle and have been scrunching/smoothing it in instead, haven't decided if I will reorder........... Okay, that seems like it doesn't make sense but its easier to wash my hands than my shoulders, back, sides of face, etc for the spraying. :cyclopsani:

Will update when I've tried everything. I can't wait!! :blob8:

GoldenBlaze 04-08-2013 06:00 AM

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