Best hair advice you gotten here..

canelacanela Posts: 218Registered Users
I decided to start this thread because yesterday I was actually triming my hair like I learned here. (braiding and cutting the tips of it) Then I thought maybe other people or even I missed other great advice.
Hair type: mix of everything but bushy
"Do not brush curly hair, it makes it look like bad scribbles"
my 5 year old curly haired girl, now a teen


  • eccentric_kurlzeccentric_kurlz Posts: 4,151Registered Users Curl Connoisseur

    Since joining the site, one thing that I learned concerned reading the ingredients and determining if my hair likes certain things or not. I used to just use whatever. I never really paid attention to the needs of my hair. I assumed that if it was marketed towards curly hair, then it must be good for me. And we all know that just because it marketed for a certain type, that it doesn't automatically mean that it's good for you.
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  • jazzijenni81jazzijenni81 Posts: 529Registered Users
    totally agreeing w shygirl! there are so many great things i've learned here, its hard to list. just know that before joining this site, my hair was okay. now its super healthy! thanks to all the ladies that have helped me along the way :wink: at shygirl.

    also, this site opened my eyes to different products/methods. the products/techniques mentioned here arent mentioned on other sites.
    loose 4a, silky meets cottony
    routine: co-wash, add leave in or plain water, shake & go
    staples: elucence poo & conditioners, V05 & suave naturals, jessicurl too shea, AO.
  • spiderlashes5000spiderlashes5000 Posts: 17,898Registered Users Curl Virtuoso
  • ladykejladykej Posts: 54Registered Users
    Definitely the novel concept of conditioner washing has completely transformed my hair care routine, as well as learning about sulphates and 'cones. I also love having access to all sorts of new products online to choose from! This site is really great.
    3c/3b, fine-med strands, dry and porous, cottony/silky mix My goal: healthy, BSL curls.
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  • atlantisrisingatlantisrising Posts: 263Registered Users
    Brushing for clumping and fingerstyling my hair.
  • CurlilocsCurlilocs Posts: 821Registered Users
    Avoiding sulfates
    Using a satin pillowcase
    Trying out new products I wouldn't have given a second glance to find that they work amazingly well!
    Knowing that I'm not in it alone LOL
    Free your Mind and your Hair will Follow :)
    Curli's pics
    album pw: bangz
  • BunnyBunny Posts: 93Registered Users
    Always use a leave-in conditioner!
    My hair type: 3C in the lower back, 3C/4A everywhere else... tons of coils from pencil diameter to watchspring

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