Random Hair Thoughts/Thinking out loud

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

  1. shawnyblazes

    shawnyblazes Bette Davis Eyes

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    Yup, and I usually say umm try Myhoneychild grease, lol.
     
  2. Cattypus1

    Cattypus1 That's not how any of this works...

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    I’m slowly but surely getting rid of all hair devices from my former hair life...I have two giant barrel curling irons (yes, curling irons :drunk:) that are headed for goodwill or some place.
     
  3. ItsMeLilLucky

    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    I am not disciplined enough to twist all my hair up in two hours or so. My back gets stiff, my arms get tired, and I get bored. I need to find another style to do that takes an hour or less in my time, cause I’m not a fast hair doer :laugh: I think once my hair gets longer, the less amount of twists I’ll have to do, and the better my arms and patience will be :clapping:
     
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    I have a feeling I might find this out as well.
    *I* think my hair is medium strands, but I know my sister and rest of my family on my dad's side have fine strands....
    If a hairdresser one day told me my strands were actually fine in thickness for all these years, I'd accept/believe it (looks medium to me though)
     
  5. GettingKinky

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    Here’s a test I read about it. Hold a single strand between you fingers and see if can you feel it? If you can’t feel it, you have fine strands. That’s how I decided that I have fine hair.
     
  6. waff

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    It is so weird how my scalp has not flaked in weeks since I quit using Eco styler gel? Idk what happened, but I use to have to use Nizoral weekly to control the psoriasis. I had dry scalp issues all my life, so it has not started with my use of Eco, but it seems that it has gotten worst within the time frame I heavily used Eco. I stopped using it about 3 weeks ago, and my scalp is so clean without using Nizoral. It's not product buildup because I clarify often with Redken cleansing cream, and I consistently shampoo scalp/length, so I am not sure what happend all of sudden lol
     
  7. GettingKinky

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    I wish my hair were more consistent day to day. I’m a very predictable person and I like routine. My hair doesn’t match my personality at all.

    Yesterday my day 3 hair was a big floppy fro. Today it’s freshly washed with lots of hang time. By the end of the day it will be somewhere in between.

    My coworkers are probably so confused.
     
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    About to jump back on cheap drugstore ish with these student loan payments going up:cry3:. Don't need anything right now at least.
     
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    Does anyone still use Sebastian Laminates? I wanted to use it for my wigs that I color. Any advice? I really appreciate any help
     
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    I predict a new trend in the natural hair community, sweet potato! :supergrin: on a serious note, I am intrigued to try it, I don't think I have the patience to DIY though lol
     
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    Looks interesting. I’d be too tempted to eat it though lol
     
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    I think Mahoganycurls did a sweet potato dc a couple years ago. Looked great but I never tried it.

    ETA: On second thought, it may have been pumpkin. Also, I hate the all caps "I did xyz" video titles everyone does nowadays lol. Reminds me old click bait articles "SHE DID THIS AND YOU'RE NOT GONNA BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED!"
     
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    Hair rant

    Nubian twist suck as a protective style on my hair. They dry out my hair and cause knots during the take down.

    Shrinkage is one of my hairs worst enemies. I took my hair out of twist to deep condition and didn't put them back in. That was a big mistake. I had to detangle all over again! The ends of my hair like to hug too much to be washing loose natural hair
     
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    Gave myself a protein overload. Haven’t goofed like that in years. :wallbash: YEARS I tell ya! Ends feel amazing. Roots feel like Velcro.
     
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    Same here. I remember trying to wash my hair loose once like I’d seen others do, just revisiting the idea. It ended in tears and frustration.
     
  16. Prettymetty

    Prettymetty Natural/4b/medium-coarse

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    I just love coconut oil. I put some on my ends last night and braided it in 2 pigtails. Gotta keep these strands strong!
     
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    shawnyblazes Bette Davis Eyes

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    Theres a plus size white woman at work thats wearing a pair of jeans so well, I want to clap every time she walks by.

    I'd love to compliment her but ole girl might spazz out on me , LOL. In my head, Im clapping though!
     
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    shawnyblazes Bette Davis Eyes

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    I hate coconut oil(left in) and wish I loved it because it smells so good. @Prettymetty
     
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  20. ItsMeLilLucky

    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    I’m seriously leaning towards locking my hair, but I have TONS of hair products:thud:
    I guess I’m growing my son’s hair out:angeldevil:
     
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    I wish the puffcuff worked for me. Right now I'm using those round banana clips and they work wonders for my fine hair. There's just too much of a gap in the puffcuff to keep my hair secure but I love how durable they are. Also the price.
     
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    Question y’all: Are you supposed to dye natural hair freshly washed or on dirty hair? I poked around on the Internet and I found conflicting answers.
     
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    Since it seems like companies are going out of business overnight, I have picked up a bad habit of buying things in multiples or more :look:. I want to be prepared just in case.
     
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    I'm tired of wearing my hair in a bun and bang style. Plus when I use too much gel my scalp starts to get overly itchy. I'm thinking about doing a co wash tonight and just wearing my hair in two french braids until my wigs come in.

    Off to go order atleast 3 new wigs now.
     
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    My stylist does it on dirty hair (semi-permanent and demi-permanent) and it seems to work well.
     
  26. ItsMeLilLucky

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    That’s what the lazy person in me wanted to hear:lachen:
     
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    Prettymetty Natural/4b/medium-coarse

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    I’m thinking about going back dark... I bought a chestnut rinse today and I plan to rinse and straighten Monday. My honey will be here Tuesday so I have to look goodt.
     
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    I quantified my shrinkage today. My hair shrinks by 2/3!! And this is after sleeping in a pineapple

    At my nape 12 inches looks like 4
    In the back 16 inches looks like 6

    So for my hair to look an inch longer, I have to grow 3 inches. So best case my hair looks 1.5 inches longer every year.

    :cry3::cry3::cry3:
     
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    I miss a lot of the hair products I was using back in 2011-2013 ish. Tresemme Naturals, original YesTo products, HE Drama Clean, etc. All cheap and worked great.
     
  30. ItsMeLilLucky

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    Yep, and as soon as they started changing the formula or discontinued the products, I had to start all over. That’s why I became a product junkie lol, these people weren’t loyal.
     

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