Random Hair Thoughts/Thinking out loud

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

  1. icsonia22

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    I don't get it when people say that products don't matter. They matter 1000% for my hair. The difference between dry crispy hair and soft moisturized hair is all in what I use and when I apply it.
     
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  3. I Am So Blessed

    I Am So Blessed I'm easy going.

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    I just bought BREWER'S YEAST :grin:. I heard it was good for hair.
    I also repurchased:
    MSN powder
    Women's multivitamin
    Bamboo Extract
    I already have a boat load of Biotin in the cupboard.
     
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    Staring at this pack of biotin I've had for over a year but haven't touched because my skin is finally beginning to act right.
     
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    Congradulations. Your almost booty crack length. I hope my hair grows up to be like urs
     
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    have u tried liquid biotin? It didn't mess with my skin like the pills do
     
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    God is good!!!
     
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    Getting much harder to find old school hair products unless you go to the Asian bss or something :sad:
     
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    Thanks I'll keep that in mind. Holding off buying things for a good while though.
     
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    I don't understand the point of someone getting a trim if they haven't identified what's causing the need for one to start with. I think we attribute too much credit to natural weathering when the culprit is really over manipulation, rough handling, lack of moisturize, ssks etc. Too often I see people trim their hair and end up right back at square one a few months later thinking their hair just isn't meant to grow long. I'm not anti trimming. I'm anti quick fix with no long term solution.
     
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    Just the thought of my hair reaching that length cracks me up. And I feel like I won a million dollars. Your hair WILL get there no doubt about it. You could say its inevitable (with faith). And thank you!
     
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    I bought a HUGE shower cap. It covers all my hair and now I don’t have to be careful while I’m showering. It’s awesome. Sometimes it’s just the little things.
     
  16. Nightingale

    Nightingale On the Grow and Keeping it Semi-DIY

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    I just started following wolfganglisborg on Instagram and I'm going to try to implement a few of his tips. He's mastered smoothing and waving his seemingly cottony 4a hair with hair tools and minimal products.
     
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    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    I put my hair in two strand twists because I was getting hella breakage from my shrunken fro. And I needed to hold off doing my hair until I can do a protein treatment and trim.
     
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    I follow him as well. I can't use all the tools he does but I've learned how to get nice waves for a puff w/o gel at least.
     
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    I agree about using all those tools. I'm going to use just a couple and test out his oil wash idea.
     
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    I stumbled across the curlyhair subreddit the other day. There’s a bunch of white women using shea moisture products and Cantu products. I wasn’t expecting that.
     
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    White women love shea moisture lol. I browse that sub here and there but it's mostly selfies and people asking for their hair type half the time.
     
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    I kind of want to buy DevaCurl cleanser and conditioner, but I don’t want to turn into a product junkie. I’ve been buying too many hair products lately.
     
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    I did the same thing and had the same reaction lol.

    I noticed that Target as a travel size of the cantu curl cream now lol.
     
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    you must have never been on NaturallyCurly forum before? Curltalk..

    White women go hard in the paint. They also tend to use a lot of products we talk about.
     
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    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    They come in undercover :lachen:
     
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    I haven’t been on naturallycurly or curltalk.

    One WW on curlyhair called her hair cut to get rid of her dyed hair the big chop. Just wow. And others are using kinky curly products. My mind is blown.
     
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    Curltalk used to be jumping. Now it’s a dead zone but the threads are there and some people still post. I learned a lot about my hair from Type 3’s over there. Some of our products geared to type 4s are too heavy but a lot love to scrunch out the crunch from their gel with a butter or pomade. KCCC is like a holy grail. @GettingKinky
     
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    How long did it take for your waves to develop? One wash? Several?

    I washed today and the detangling did not go smoothly, but its done. I dont have deep, smooth waves yet though. I'm wondering if being low porosity makes it take longer...
     
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    I don't think mine will ever look like his lol. Took a few washes to see more. Whenever I detangle with tools my hair puffs out even if I'm standing right under the water so idk. Might work better after clarifying? I haven't tried again yet. I use warm water, oil, and a boar bristle brush for waves when wearing a puff. I'm low po too so you might be on to something about it taking longer.
     
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