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Miconazole Nitrate (MN) Challenge (May 1 - July 31, 2012)

Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by jprayze, Apr 30, 2012.

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  1. Mznelly

    Mznelly New Member

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    Although I stopped using mn about two or three weeks ago, I'd like to post a length check bc I attribute most of my growth to MN. The first two pictures are before MN. and the next two are after. Please excuse the nudity.
     

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    Also I plan to start using it again starting tonight.
     
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    Yes!! You made it :yep:
     
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    BBritdenise, amazing growth!

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  7. jprayze

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    Great length checks BBritdenise, ManiiSweetheart, and Mznelly!

    I got a trim on Saturday so Idk if we are still going to see progress when I do my length check. Hopefully didnt cut off my whole month's worth of progress! But my ends weren't in good shape...
     
  8. HairPleezeGrow

    HairPleezeGrow Natural.MediumFine.3c.

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    So did my length check! I slacked this past week and think I only applied three times but here are my pics below. I did do a dust or trim so not sure if there's even any noticeable growth but I will continue to use the mn until august. My edges look like they are coming in nicely. I used a different blpw drying technique also with a brush (tension method i guess) I posted side by side comparison pics. My hair does seem thicker though I guess!?!

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    HairPleezeGrow Natural.MediumFine.3c.

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    Looking pretty good ladies :)
     
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    ok i am dropping out of this challenge. it is causing me some dryness and shedding. but good luck to everyone an i am glad that it is working for you ladies!
     
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    HairPleezeGrow Natural.MediumFine.3c.

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    Awe sorry shortdub you are having to go through that! Best of luck to you also ma'am:)
     
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    Here is my comparison pic from may 31st and june 31st. I still have a twa since I BC'd in April so I was not expecting significant growth only because I know whenever I BC to an almost shaven head like I just did, my growth really doesn't take off until about the 5th month.

    I did however have a little over 1/4 inch hair in the front on may 31st and I measured today and have about 1 and 1/4 inch hair. So I almost got a whole inch of growth :grin: which is great for me in one month. The only thing is that I am not sure which part of my regimen is contributing to the growth since I have taken better care of my hair this time than I did with my last BC. I also am definitely noticing thickness and strength which I am excited about since I have fine strands. Whatever it is I am going to keep incorporating MN in my nightly regi until end of August and take 2 months off and compare growth results with/without the MN.
     

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    i wish i knew how to use my flat iron. i want to see my progress!
     
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    Applied MN tonight. I hope I can stop being lazy and just use it everyday. If I continue to get an inch per month I can potentially make APL by my birthday !
     
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    I haven't been applying im getting lazy :ohwell:,..... I will apply today!
     
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    I am having increasing difficulty in applying MN without getting it on my roots. Anyone have pointers? My roots are getting dry.:nono:
     
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    are you using an applicator bottle?...and do you mix it with any moisterizers/oils?....castor oil and water lessens the dryness for me.:yep:
     
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    Use curl activator-----apply it after using the MN.
     
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    thanks, I have castor oil and garlic oil in it, though not much.

    Hmm, I might try this. Do you use another moisturizer then seal with the curl activator?
     
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    Hello Ladies,

    I hope you all are doing well! I continue to use my MN mix 4x a week with great results. I was surfing on YouTube about MN for growth and watched a video about one users experience. She advised cutting down the frequency of use/taper the number of times applying prior to completely discontinuing to reduce the likelihood of having hella shedding. The video is by missamericanapplepie1, it is her third video for those interested in checking it out … it's kinda long but I was able to find some useful info in the video. I hope you all have a Happy Fourth!
     
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    I follow up my mn application with scurl it combats any dryness
     
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    My scalp gets dry too, {I apply my mix to my scalp with an applicator bottle} what helps me is cowashing in between MN applications and sealing with castor oil. HTH :)
     
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    I agree!!!
     
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    Thanks guys for the tips!

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    I was out of town so I'm a little behind on your posts. I didn't take MN with me so I haven't used MN for the wk. will start back today until the end of the month.

    Still need to do my July length check.
     
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    So in addition to my mix of MN, Olive & Sunflower oil moisture lotion, and Castor Oil. I made a little batch of cayenne oil and added that too.....Creates a nice warming sensation in my scalp that i LOVE so i'll continue to use this too
     
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    I applied MN tonight and then followed up with Scurl. Why did I feel so ashamed purchasing it in the store?? I didn't care when I bought the coochie cream but I didn't want anyone to think I had a jherri curl in 2012. By the way, why DOES Scurl still exist??
     
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    ladies please help.i have been to like 5 dollar stores,dollar general,etc and i dont see MN cream anywhere! All the coochie and antifungal creams they got have the ingredient clotrimazole(sp) not miconazole...so where are you finding your cooch creams,and is there anyone applying any other antifungal cream with good results? I almost bought that clotrimazole but um im scared of waking up bald.TIA
     
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    Did you go to family dollar?...also some have ordered in bulk from amazon :yep:
     
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    I am about to apply my MN mix now!
     
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