Random Hair Thoughts/Thinking out loud

Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by AlliCat, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. KinksAndInk

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    I’ve been tempted to start my nioxin vitamins but I’m going to hold off until Jan 1st. I haven’t had my trim yet, plus I’m getting some bloodwork done on the 28th of December and I want to use that info to create the best vitamin regimen for my body.

    I suck at hosting challenges but I’d like to see a “healthy hair starts with a healthy body” kinda challenge”. Vitamins, nutrition, exercise and water to promote growth and retention. Yeah....somebody start that please.
     
  2. Soaring Eagle

    Soaring Eagle Singin’ the praises of the baggy method

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    My hair is at the length now where I no longer need to baggy my braids individually. I can now split my braids into two ponytails and baggy each side. I can’t wait for the day I can get all my braids into one ponytail so that I only have to use one baggy.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    https://longhaircareforum.com/threa...th-challenge-2018.828885/page-5#post-24790335
     
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    Finished detangling and installing mini twists with only my hair after one month of neglect. Feeling extremely relieved and pleased. Haven't seen the length of my mini twists in half a year.
     
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    I think I *might* be waist length! It hits me about there in the shower when washing my hair. I don’t plan on straightening until the end of December so we’ll find out then.
     
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    With the exception of a few things, I’m giving all of my store brought products to my mom and sister. I already took them one box. They’re going to get another.
     
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    Speaking of challenges, there was a CurlyProverbs challenge, I'd be more interested in an Indian Oil/Massage challenge. I hate doing herbal mixes because they're so freaking messy, but oils are so much easier. I've never hosted a challenge before. Hmm.
     
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    Time to trim my hair before I start washing.
    I have no idea when I trimmed it last :look:
     
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    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    Does anyone else jump straight into deep conditioning from washing their hair? I’m trying to be as lazy efficient as possible.
     
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    That's the only way I do my hair. What's the other way? I feel like I'm missing something lol.
     
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    Rinse out conditioner. Or a tea rinse. Or treatment. Etc. folks add all kind of steps before deep conditioning.
     
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    Oh right right. Wasn't thinking.

    98% of the time I go from wash to dc'ing to style. I'll cheat and mix my protein treatment with a moisture DC when I do those.
     
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    I really want tree /invisible braids but they look like they a challenge to maintain. Has any of you ever had them? If so, advice?
     
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    Hard to take out. I had them years ago. Maintaining wasn’t a problem.
     
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    Had a dream that all my Black.Friday products came in leaking or half filled. I woke up angry and ready to fight somebody :lachen:
     
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    Anyone else ever get scared to take down their hair after a week of mild neglect? I feel like she is about to curse me out, which I deserve to be honest lol.

    I really wish I got into weaves when I was relaxed, such a missed opportunity lol now I crave a good straight hair sew-in with some bomb leave out but I don't want to risk the damage.
     
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    @sunflora I'm currently doing the curlyproverbs rice water challenge so far so good..It’s working out for me..I like challenges it keeps me accountable


    Happy Hair Growing!
     
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    I had tree braids a couple of times. If I remember correctly maintaining was fine. On take down I think I cut all the hair out since my real hair was just in cornrows going back and then took out those out and was done.
     
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    LHCF is a very special place.

    I had a few interactions recently IRL where people wanted to talk about “hair care” but I realized that few people actually want to talk about it from a science based perspective. Peoples’ eyes glaze over before I even get to mention interesting findings in published research, sources like green beauty and natural haven bloom or the anectdotal things that you ladies have found.

    Even though I am benefiting from my knowledge it’s hard seeing people struggling with their hair but not being able to share what I know or my experiences IRL.
     
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    I’m doing the rice water challenge too! But I’m failing, I only used rice water twice. I’ve been traveling then my hair felt “off” so I needed a couple weeks of a protein free moisture routine to balance it.
     
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    @Sarabellam Hi! I notice with the rice water,if your protein sensitive to only spray it on the roots have your moisture Dc on the length and rinse out..Then use a moisture leave in conditioner..

    Happy Hair Growing!
     
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    My hair is so soft and moisturized.
     
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