Random Hair Thoughts/Thinking out loud

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

  1. Alma Petra

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    This is exactly the way my hair behaves. It frizzes up immediately upon contact with oil or grease. Not only oil, actually even leave-in conditioners frizz it up a little (I think because they contain oil in them) so I have to then apply a curl enhancer/gel to bring the definition back. But if I apply straight oil, no gel can make the frizz vanish, so when doing wash and goes, I cannot seal moisture in with oil or grease. And I think it was the same story with shea butter as well.
     
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    That's interesting. This is actually the reason I stopped using grease in the past when I first went natural. I had literally no curl pattern, even right after washing. I had to clarify for two weeks before my curl pattern came through due to all the build up of grease locking moisture out of my hair. I haven't noticed this with oil, but with leave-ins containing glycerin I do have that exact behavior.

    I remember getting the best definition by just leaving in some conditioner and calling it a day lol. But its been agessss since I've worn my hair curly or unstretched so idk.
     
  3. Alma Petra

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    I think different heads of hair behave differently. Not only that but also the same head of hair can behave differently depending on what stage of its journey it's at. For me you don't even need to block water out of my hair. Even if my hair is soaking wet and beautifully defined, or even after having used my styler, if I touch my hair with oil or grease it frizzes up. This used not to be the case when my hair was texlaxed. I was able to apply my leave-ins and stylers then seal up with oil and grease without any problems. My natural hair is much more frizzy than my texlaxed hair. Sometimes I just want to go back to texlaxing :(
     
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    As soon as I see Shea butter , coconut oil and aloe Vera in the first five ingredients i don’t want it.

    If you add in avocado, I really don’t want it.

    Shea butter is too heavy for me and the rest of the Ingredients act as protein.

    If I’m rinsing it out then I might not mind but if it’s staying in, nah. No thanks.
     
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    Got six hair appointments booked this year and I can't even think about rescheduling because home girl is booked out until the end of September. Geesh.
     
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    That's so interesting. Do you find that the gels are enough to seal in moisture or do you just refresh more often to compensate?
     
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    Why do I order new products to try when my staples work just fine?
     
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    Its the spice of hair life @icsonia22 ,at least that's what I tell myself. :spinning:
     
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    Who’s bright idea was it to invent Velcro rollers?
    That person needs to see a therapist.
     
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    This just made me :lachen:
     
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    Looking at getting "Joyce Williams" recovery hair root cream..

    Happy Hair Growing!
     
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    I've had my inner product junkism under control for years and now it's reared its ugly head again. I tried out the kareco brush because although I love my tangle teezer, the short bristles mean smaller sections. I'm not a fan of how much hair comes out with the kareco. I'm going to give it one more chance on my next wash day when I use my Aussie moist conditioner to detangle.
     
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    I tried using a lush massage bar on my hair . It made it yucky
     
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    I may be late to the game but diluting my S-curl spray with water is an EXCELLENT moisturizer for my braids under my sew-in. I am so happy that I am able to moisturize AND seal with braided up.

    I have decided that I will be cutting some layers when I take this sew in out, I'm hoping this will give my hair a cute shape when straight and curly.

    I have decided that I will be doing a flexirod set but I will wrap my hair around the rod like a wand so I have a more relaxed curl kind of look. Also buy your flexi-rods off of Aliexpress SO MUCH CHEAPER.

    When I straighten my hair I will be leaving it straight for an entire month, when it gets gross I will do the long yaki straight ponytail I have been swooning over forever.
     
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    Fell off my hair care routine this week, so today is wash and deep condition day. Washed hair with my Cantu shampoo and rice water. Rinsed the ends and applied my 14 in One Conditioner. Will rinse it all out in about a half hour. I’m going to try not to measure again until March 1.
     
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    Put my hair in two strand twists and so pleased to see my hair is growing! It didn't seem like it with all the shrinkage but yaaass!
     
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    Having someone actually play in your hair is so interesting. He was totally fascinated :lachen:. He told me that he wanted to touch it during dinner, but he was worried about his food :laugh::laugh:
     
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    Idk why, but once I reach this specific length I become completely over my hair. Not sure what to do about it. :/ maybe its just pms -_-
     
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    It's just PMS. Hormones are the devil. During my first pregnancy, hormones told me it was a good idea to do 5-7 passes on each section of my hair on 400 degrees because the keratin treatment I was using would protect my hair from damage. Boy was that a lie
     
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    Me: I wanna wear my hair down. I'm sick of always protective styling.
    Also me: I'm sick of hair in my face. Let me find a protective style I can do.
     
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    Saludable84 Better Late Than Ugly

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    I really want to straighten my hair :look: . I might do it when I'm off tomorrow
     
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    @Damaris.Elle @GoGoChik @JosieLynn :birthday3:

    I may have missed some birthday in the last few days so, :birthday2::bighug:

    psst psst, my little one is THREE tomorrow!!!! Whoohoo.... by the way... whos coming to help with potty training. ....!!!! :grouphug2:
     
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    Thank you!

    Happy birthday to your little one!!
     
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    Because it’s exciting ..that first 2 hours with the new products to then be placed on the shelf and become boring like the rest of the stash . Lol
     
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