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    curious, does anyone know if you repeatedly put honey straight on your hair will it dry out? ive been using honey on the roots and ends of my hair when i twist them. they hold them in place PERFECTLY but my hair feels kind of dry, but not brittle, more so stiff when it dries. i just rinsed my twists today and my hair feels so dang soft, but im curious to know if i keep using honey this way over time will it dry my hair out.

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    I bought some 100% organic, raw, Grade A honey today...this is not the same liquid form of honey you buy from the store. There is a note under the ingredients that says "Crystallization is natural." I know that it's suggested to melt it when used during a deep conditioner treatment. But will I need to melt it any other time I want to use it, for example, mixed with a leave in and/or an oil? Or is it something like coconut oil, where it liquefies on its own once it gets above a certain temperature? I want to try out some of these recipes, but don't want to end up with sticky hair.

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    you only need a teaspoon to a tablespoon depending on how much hair you have. ive used straight honey on the roots and tips of my twists, and when my hair dried it was more stiff and not sticky at all. (it sure held those twists in place though!)

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    I did a honey/evoo/conditioner treatment today, left it on my hair for about a hour and was under the dryer for about 10 minutes (got too hot i had to stop), but when i rinsed out my hair felt hard, not soft. Did i put too much stuff on my head for too long? The conditioner I used DooGro deep conditioner. I thought maybe it could be the water in the shower. Isn't the hair supposed to feel soft? I have 4 a hair

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    Does DooGro conditioner have cones in it? If so this could be the cause of the hard hair. That was the culprit for me. I use a mix of honey, aloe, and shea butter to do my twists. It never feels hard after I rinse and it's on my head for like 2 weeks at a time.

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    So you're saying I don't have to warm it...but if I don't, my hair might end up stiff?

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    Another culprit could be that your hair may not like the olive oil. When I first chopped I tried using olive oil with my deep conditioner and my hair came out very hard once it dried. I thought that it was the conditioner so I tried a different one with the same result. Finally I realized that it was the olive oil, and I cut out all oil use in my hair. Even today the only oil that I can use with any success is castor oil (love that stuff), so if changing conditioners does not help try cutting out the oil. HTH

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    noo...okay when i did my twists with my qhemet olive and honey hydrating balm, i also added a dab of pure honey to the roots and my tips of twists, and i didnt warm it up for that, i just poured a little bit in a bowl and dipped my fingers in. when i made a conditioner, or added it to another conditioner, i warmed it up a bit. about 15 seconds cause i have a high powered microwave

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    I used honey as a face mask a month ago and it broke me out. Won't be trying that again. <_<

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    bump

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    I used honey and brown sugar on my face and its great!!!!!! I tried using this along with cleanser but it didnt work. For those who use that as a faxe exfoliator, do you need to wash your face? I have found that I dont have to, this is the smoothest its ever been

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    I used a brown sugar, honey scrub too. My face felt wonderful. My skin no longer has those pesky little breakouts. I absolutely loved it.

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    I use honey & brown sugar as a facial scrub too! First I lather a lil' bit of TheraNeem soap on my face and then I mix the h&bs into the soap and scrub lightly. Ooh girl I'm so in luv with this method! I end up washing my face afterwards w/ a little more TheraNeem. If I dont wash I usually end up with a light brown ring around my face, I guess it comes from the brown sugar.

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    I use that good 'ol honey for my mix with olive oil...I use it for a pre-wash and it's great!

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    I melted some honey and mixed with Nexus Humectress for a deep conditioner...worked wonders!

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    where do you get this soap????? I have been using my neem soap EXTREMELY sparingly - I bought 2 bars of handmade, organic Neem Soap in Hawaii in July 2006, thinking that if I loved it, I'd just pick up some when I got home. Well, I loved it and haven't found any since.

    As for the honey, I used it on my last twists (because my gel was confiscated at the airport & it was my only option). I only mixed it with a little water. It was slightly stiff/sticky at first, but nothing a little spritz of water couldn't eliminate.

    I'll put some in my co-wash condish, and maybe even try to use it as a glycerin replacement this winter. I really hope it works.

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    I use 100% organic pure honey from the grocery store by this brand named Full Circle, but I mix it with EVOO with my Suave Humantant (sp) and I get unbelieveable softnest everytime, but on the flip side I did have Karla from curls by sister smith add honey in the wet set pudding mix and it made my hair crunchy as all get out, so I will be just using it in my condish.

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    i use pure honey on my twists, in my deep conditioners, and mix with sugar for a facial scrub. i read on oyin's site also that you can slather on honey on your lips and let it sit overnight to make them feel soft in the morning. i don't know if it worked...but maybe cause i kept licking my lips all night it sure was tasty though!

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    where do you get this soap????? I have been using my neem soap EXTREMELY sparingly - I bought 2 bars of handmade, organic Neem Soap in Hawaii in July 2006, thinking that if I loved it, I'd just pick up some when I got home. Well, I loved it and haven't found any since.
    I buy it from a local hippie store called the Wheatsville Co-op. You can also order online at organixsouth.com

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    Fantastic!! Thanks $1m

    Back to the topic at hand.....I put about 3 drops of honey in my last little corner of one of my leave ins. I'm anxiously awaiting some of the fabulous results y'all report.

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    bump!
    I am loving the honey- olive oil treatment ^_^
    for a long time i thought it didn't work on me...

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    LOVE...Honey, I think I will be making a honey spritz this weekend.....I love how it make you hair shinny, and soft

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    It works so well in my conditioners... I love it!

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    Works oooo so well in my conditioners too Nelle! Makes my hair smell so yummy mixed up with all those lovely conditioners! Just can't seem to get it right with my spritz though, seems to make my hair hard???

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    I'm so glad I came back in this thread! I've been sitting here at work copying and pasting so many suggestions y'all have posted. Instead of waiting until tomorrow to co-wash, I'll be co-washing and deep conditioning tonight! ^_^ I already know my hair loves honey & olive oil because I've put it in my ORS replenishing pak (it's been much too long since I've DC'ed, can you say a couple months??), but I'll use it with my Nourish Spa this time so I'm all natural all the way!

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    Would honey work well as an emulsifyer for homemade hair creams and lotions? I always worry about it being sticky for some reason, maybe bcoz it resembles syrup.

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    I've heard that using honey to do combcoils and retwist is very good! Has anyone done this or is anyone doing this as we speak?

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    Bumpity bump bump.

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    love honey.

    I use it in my honey and olive oil deep conditioner.

    I basically put honey, evoo, and sauve conditioner in a ziploc sandwhich bag. Seal it and then squish the bag until its completely mixed. Then i cut off a corner and slowly squeeze on sections of my hair and then wrap my hair up for at least 45 minutes then i wash it out.

    It leaves my hair so soft for days after. I usually don't use any product in my hair after i use that deep conditioner.

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    Agree with most about the honey being great with a conditioner. I mix it together, put on a plastic cap, and leave it on for about 45 mins. My hair is so soft afterwards and I do this every Sunday.

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