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Shea Growth And Retention Regimen 2018

Discussion in 'Hair Care Tips & Product Review Discussion' started by Chicoro, Dec 11, 2017.

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Has Shea Butter 'got you'?

  1. Let me look over my investment portfolio and see if I have room for shea related stocks.

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  2. I've got 8 pounds in the house, I need to order me some more because I don't want to run out.

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  3. 1 Day without sealing my ends is just unthinkable.

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  4. It works for me for now.

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  5. Nah, I can take it or leave it.

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  6. Meh, I'm here for the posts.

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  7. That stuff just weighs down my hair. No thanks!

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  1. ElevatedEnergy

    ElevatedEnergy Rooted Yet Flowing

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    I will sneak it in here too.

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    This was after a 2 inch trim.

    My hair is frizzy and poofy, so not straight straight. You know the straight that most people expect when one uses a flat iron. My goal was hair that I could pass a comb through. LOL I didn't think y'all would care to see my big frizz ball hair from behind.
     
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    IDareT'sHair Not Hittin' Paynah

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    @ElevatedEnergy

    Gurl....You know you need to Quit!
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    That's all I got!
    STAPPPH It!:love3:
     
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    @ElevatedEnergy every time I come in here I'm cutting and pasting your extremely helpful posts. One day I'm going to actually make some of your mixes. :look:

    I did mix up some of my 3Cayg shea butter with brahmi powder and curly proverbz oil. I love it and so does my hair.

    Still over here shea sliding! This thread rocks! :toocool:
     
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  4. caribeandiva

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    Yes ma’am!!
     
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    Thank you :D
     
  6. Chicoro

    Chicoro From Shea Butter Hater to Shea Butter Caker!

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  7. Garner

    Garner Well-Known Member

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    Love Your Hair!!! Beautiful!!!
     
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    Garner Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations!!! Your hair is growing fast!!!
     
  9. yynot

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    3Cayg shipping got me hesitating, geesh
     
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    Are using the yellow or ivory shea?
     
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    image.jpg image.jpg image.jpg Is there a way to know wether yellow Shea has been dyed with borotutu powder or plain palm oil ?’

    I use this Shea ^^
    I also have some yellow Taha Shea it works well aswell but I prefer the pure raw organic one
     
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  12. ItsMeLilLucky

    ItsMeLilLucky Aka Giveme D’Monee

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    It had me hesitanting too. I had to keep tracking my number because the notifications weren’t popping up. I ordered on Monday and received it Friday.
     
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    @Kindheart Is this Ivory Shea that you whipped? (1st pic) If so you did a great job. The raw organic Shea would have the unique nutty smell we are accustomed to. Sometimes if Shea is old or outdated it could smell rancid or no longer have the nutty smell.
     
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    I ordered the ivory shea. But I’m kind of thinking I should haves gotten the yellow.
     
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    I whipped up some yellow Shea butter from cleopatras. That stuff is so gritty. I will never purchase the yellow one again. The ivory is much better.
     
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    @NicWhite
    That's interesting. I have the yellow one and it's smooth and silky. It may have melted and resolidified in transit. Did you try melting it and placing in the refrigerator to become solid or in the freezer like @ElevatedEnergy does?
     
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    No, I never tried that. I will do that next time I make a blend. I have another 1 lb container of it in my stash. Thank you.
     
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    Gurl don’t say that! I’ll be whipping up my yellow Cleo Shea butter in a couple weeks. You’re scurring me. :crybaby:
     
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    @caribeandiva You know Cleo's Choice has a 90 day return policy. You can always call them. They are very accessible and will answer phone calls and e-mails in a timely matter. BTW...I have only tried the yellow and it is extremely creamy. I purchased this 10 lb batch, 1.5 years ago.
     
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    Thank you! I bought mine more than 3 months ago though. I’m keeping anyway. It felt very smooth in the jar. I’m not worried.
     
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    @NicWhite
    You're welcome! I hope it works out for you.
     
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    Today is wash day again! For the first time since going natural I'm actually looking forward to wash day because I can't wait to use my Shea mix again.

    I also made a small batch of cuticle cream with Shea butter and lanolin. I absolutely love it.
     
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    I’m just getting back in here because I’ve been wearing crochet for the last couple of months. I will probably continue with crochet through the summer. I still use Shea butter once a week. I’m here because I need to whip up a new batch.
     
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    Thank you Ladies!!! :blush: @IDareT'sHair @Garner

    I've only ever used Ivory. @yynot
     
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    Shea butter is being so sweet to my straight hair. My hair feels goodt.
     
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    Is the cuticle cream just shea and lanolin? What are the proportions? I suffer from dry cuticles and have been using a straight shea on them, which works well when I'm consistent.
     
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    Yes it's just those two, plus a small amount of fragrance oil. I was using straight lanolin before, but it's pretty sticky so I could only use it before bed. Adding the Shea got rid of the stickiness. My ratio was about two parts Shea, one part lanolin. It absorbs well and isn't greasy at all.
     
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    Hey yes it’s ivory Shea unrefined from Nigeria . I buy different kinds of Shea from eBay ,I only go for raw unrefined grade A Shea . So far I ve been lucky ! Lol I did get a moldy yellow Taha Shea once i removed the mold and used it up :D lol
     
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    I forgot to mention that I had some hair stuck deep under my nail bed from scratching my head after my hair cut. I kept trying to dig it out, but it wasn’t going anywhere. Finally I just gave up and left it alone. I started using Shea Butter not long after and I just randomly noticed that the hair isn’t stuck under there anymore :lol:

    I’m happy because that hair was really really stuck under there.
     

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