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Random Hair Thoughts/Thinking out loud

VictoriousBrownFlower

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i use viviscal, liquid collagen liquid biotin and a liquid prenatal... I also have thinning from pcos so i use dht blockers (saw palmetto, and stinging nettle). Viviscal really works.... I'm going to try the stimulation tea from chagrin valley starting this month to see if it helps with growth and thickness. its suppose to prevent hair fall and stimulate the scalp... i'm gonna infuse it in a double boiler with oil. Actually my chagrin valley order just shipped today... i'll get it at the latest the beg of next week. So i'm gonna start oiling my scalp with the herbal oil once a wk (don't want my hair to get too greasy)
 

ItsMeLilLucky

Aka Giveme D’Monee
I got a sew in and took it out before the month was out. The hair kept tangling terribly, I’m lazy and, I had a leave out ( I’m probably transitioning), and I discovered some tracks were sewn on my loose hair instead of the braids and some of the thread was tangling in my hair. I’m glad I took it out when I did, that stuff was not easy peasy lemon squeezey to take out.
 

VictoriousBrownFlower

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I got a sew in and took it out before the month was out. The hair kept tangling terribly, I’m lazy and, I had a leave out ( I’m probably transitioning), and I discovered some tracks were sewn on my loose hair instead of the braids and some of the thread was tangling in my hair. I’m glad I took it out when I did, that stuff was not easy peasy lemon squeezey to take out.
smh your stylist wasn't good. i use to get a net sew in. It totally protected my hair and was super easy to take out. Plus it stayed neat longer or at least to me it did
 

VictoriousBrownFlower

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my chagrin valley products came. So i'm currently infusing the stimulation tea in olive and castor oil. The oil and mesulin bag (it came with with the herbs) herbs is in the double boiler on low heat... i'm planning to let it steep for around 7-10 hrs. Then i will turn off the heat and let it continue to steep until the oil cools fully and put it in an applicator bottle. The herbs act smell good... like green tea with peppermint.

 

Rocky91

NYE side boob.
My hair looks super shiny right now, probably due to one or more of these factors:
-Just touched up my color (Ion permanent in blue-black)
-Added the Jazzings clear rinse to my DC and worked out with it for almost an hour
-Lottabody wrap foam for my braid and curl
-Styled using a little bit of castor oil to fluff and separate
 

Rocky91

NYE side boob.
I am a believer in just using wrap foam to set my style, and then adding anything I want after that, as in leave-in, serum, or oil. My dryer time is so much faster, around 35 minutes for a very chunky braidout with perm rods at the end. This makes a 2x weekly wash and style routine much more plausible.
 

Mapleoats

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I love products with pump dispensers, but I hate that the pump stops working when there is a still a good amount of product left. At that point I just wish it were a squeeze bottle.
Same same same. If only all products that came with a pump top ALSO came with a squeeze top :pray:
 

Mapleoats

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I am a believer in just using wrap foam to set my style, and then adding anything I want after that, as in leave-in, serum, or oil. My dryer time is so much faster, around 35 minutes for a very chunky braidout with perm rods at the end. This makes a 2x weekly wash and style routine much more plausible.
Do you add the leave in before or after taking your set down?
 
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