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Forum: Health-related hair issues 10-04-2017, 11:17 AM
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Posted By ibraidhair
pregnancy straightened my hair

Has anyone experienced hormonal changes causing their curls to relax? I had 3a/3b curls for years until I had 2 kids. Now it's like 2b. How did you adjust to your new hair?
Forum: 2 10-03-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By ibraidhair
Exclamation HELP! Pregnancy changed me from a 3a to a 2b!

So for almost 20 years, I was a strong 3a, borderline 3b. Then I had 2 kids. My hair has gone completely flat. No volume, no bounce. (I seriously miss it!!!!) I think I'm probably a 2b now.

I'm...
Forum: 2 10-27-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By ibraidhair
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: 2 10-25-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By ibraidhair
I guess the main thing is air drying. It takes 4+...

I guess the main thing is air drying. It takes 4+ hours for my hair to air dry. A lot of times before kids, I would go to bed with wet hair and throw it up over the top of my pillow to dry. But...
Forum: 2 10-22-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By ibraidhair
Savagegirl- haha... It's been so long, I'm not...

Savagegirl-
haha... It's been so long, I'm not sure I remember exactly.
I detangled in the shower with conditioner in. (I can't comb afterwards or it destroys my curl pattern.) After the shower,...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-08-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By ibraidhair
I appreciate your long and detailed reply. :) I...

I appreciate your long and detailed reply. :) I normally use aloe vera gel as my base, which doesn't have much hold. It used to be enough, but not with this much hair I guess (and baby fingers). lol...
Forum: Trying a shampoo free method? 10-07-2016, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By ibraidhair
baking soda & vinegar

Has anyone been able to successfully use this method long-term? I LOVE how it makes my hair and scalp feel, but everything I've seen says it's too harsh to use long-term.
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-07-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By ibraidhair
Thanks! That sounds super simple. Maybe I need to...

Thanks! That sounds super simple. Maybe I need to try some different products.

When I leave it down to air dry, it just gets frizzy no matter how hard I try not to handle it. Would diffusing help...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 10-07-2016, 03:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By ibraidhair
Needing a new routine

I used to frequent this forum several years ago. I had a great routine that I loved. Then I had kids. And my hair got longer.

For the past 2 years, I've just resorted to wearing my hair up 99% of...
Forum: 2 10-07-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 683
Posted By ibraidhair
Needing a new routine

I used to frequent this forum several years ago. I had a great routine that I loved. Then I had kids. And my hair got longer.

For the past 2 years, I've just resorted to wearing my hair up 99% of...
Forum: Newbies info/introductions 10-04-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By ibraidhair
I need help developing a new routine

I used to frequent this forum several years ago. I had a great (fairly low-maintenance) routine that I loved. Then I had kids. And my hair got longer.

For the past 2 years, I've just resorted...
Forum: 3 04-18-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By ibraidhair
The wedding was a month ago and here is where I...

The wedding was a month ago and here is where I blogged about the hair. I was pretty happy with how it turned out, but it was really windy outside (we had an outdoor wedding) right up until the...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 04-18-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By ibraidhair
Well, the wedding is past and here is the...

Well, the wedding is past and here is the results....

2nd-day wedding hair :) sarah's place for long hair (http://ibraidhair.wordpress.com/2011/04/13/2nd-day-wedding-hair/)
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-14-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,365
Posted By ibraidhair
I use henna on mine, but it's very dark brown to...

I use henna on mine, but it's very dark brown to begin with. The lady who does my nails is also a hair stylist. We were talking about my hair one day and how I use henna on it. She said it gives...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-10-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,733
Posted By ibraidhair
Don't mess with them as they dry so that you...

Don't mess with them as they dry so that you don't disturb the clumps and curl pattern. If they're not curling just right, do the finger curling like someone mentioned above. I like to smooth a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 02-10-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,420
Posted By ibraidhair
For me, the trick is doing everything upside down...

For me, the trick is doing everything upside down and avoid combing/raking. I only comb in the shower with conditioner in my hair (usually under running water to rinse and comb at the same time). I...
Forum: 3 02-10-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,536
Posted By ibraidhair
You know it's a good curly day when you put an...

You know it's a good curly day when you put an extra spring in your step to show off the bounce in your hair! lol
Forum: Swap board 02-09-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By ibraidhair
I have samples of KCKT and KCCC that someone sent...

I have samples of KCKT and KCCC that someone sent me. I can pass them on to you. Send me a pm if interested.
Forum: 3 02-09-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 958
Posted By ibraidhair
That sounds just like me! lol I've been trying...

That sounds just like me! lol I've been trying out new products to hopefully find something that make me have perfect hair for my wedding day, but everything seems to turn out just short of perfect....
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-31-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By ibraidhair
I haven't tried any "recipes", but I do like...

I haven't tried any "recipes", but I do like using scrubs. I have very dry skin all over my body so naturally I have trouble with a flaky scalp. I have some honey that crystalized and I've been...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-31-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 869
Posted By ibraidhair
I don't know what your routine is like, but I...

I don't know what your routine is like, but I discovered that my hair just simply needs water on it every day. Either CO washing or spraying it with water. It just needs to be hydrated.

As for...
Forum: Swap board 01-19-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By ibraidhair
I have some Oyin Shine and Define that I can send...

I have some Oyin Shine and Define that I can send you. Send me a pm if you're interested.
Forum: 3 01-19-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,657
Posted By ibraidhair
Yes. I have some pieces where the coil reverses...

Yes. I have some pieces where the coil reverses direction 2 or 3 times. There's nothing I can do about it. I'm just happy if I have clumps instead of frizz/fluff.

Have you tried the "jump...
Forum: 3 01-12-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,990
Posted By ibraidhair
What do you consider "medium length"? I'm...

What do you consider "medium length"?
I'm sure you have a lot of options. One thing I never do is brush my hair back when I'm putting it up or pulling it back. I just pull it back and do a...
Forum: General Discussion about Curly Hair 01-12-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,199
Posted By ibraidhair
It could be health related as others have...

It could be health related as others have mentioned. Make sure you get proper diet, exercise, and rest. Something else to try is scalp massages to stimulate growth. You can do it with or without...
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