2nd day Cguy. Thank You!

EecenEecen Posts: 10Registered Users
Pictures first? Then you can read my novel.


Like an hour after finding this site, and doing a bunch of reading. Dry, slightyl frizzy, crunchy, rough etc
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Yesterday after a bsoda/ACV/Honey/EVOO. Didn't use condish as I didn't have any...
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Today after my first Co-wash, and a tiny bit of jojoba oil. No "products" etc. Nice and soft, smooth, shiny, all the good things. (maybe over moisturized)
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Not a huge fan of my bangs....or really what I look like head on. Hopefully that changes as my hair gets longer, and cut properly...or as I learn how to style it. I usually wear a hairband and look like a freaking hippy all day. Good thing idgf (usually) what people think of me.
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I'm categorizing myself as a 3a. Is that correct? Maybe 3a/b?



tl:dr content:

So I've been growing my hair out for about a year now...and I was very on/off about liking what my hair was doing. Always looked like ass after washing it.

I was doing basically everything wrong. Rough cotton towels, bad shampoo/consish, just generally not caring for my hair one bit. Not my fault, no one taught me anything about curly hair, and I hadn't found anyone that could (albeit I wasn't trying very hard).

Yesterday I ran out of conditioner and was like "f_ck this long hair business...Mmm, maybe I'll try the internet, it has done me wonders for learning about cars."

Found this site, spent a good hour reading and searching. Went and looked at my shampoo/condish ingredients...yeah, garbage some stylist pushed on me. Into the garbage they go.

Previously I was washing my hair about once every two-three days depending on how dirty it felt. I always liked what it'd look like on the last day, and hate what it looked like after washing. Poofy, just...bad, like '70s porn star hair. Bad.


Anyways, that wasn't tooo long.

Thank you Curltalk.
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Type: 3a/b/c
Texture: Coarse
Porosity: Low

CGuy since October '11

Comments

  • shainalashainala Posts: 125Registered Users
    good job learning your hair!
    It looks so much healthier now!
  • curlybrancurlybran Posts: 510Registered Users
    Wow u def picked up on it all quickly! Good job! I have been on and off from this site just kinda reading for like a year and am still so confused!

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  • KurlyPrincessKurlyPrincess Posts: 1,847Registered Users
    looks great! pretty curls! (is that weird to say to a guy?? :lol:)
    <3 Our love is like the wind; I can't see it. But I can feel it. <3
  • tiama-xtiama-x Posts: 199Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    My daughter has the same type of hair as you, apparently its 3b type hair.. I love this type hair, I only have waves but you will find plenty of useful information here for your hair routine. :)
    "2 Something ATM"
    Coarse, Medium- Thick, Normal Porosity
    My Routine
    Low 'Poo: curash soothing oatmeal conditioning shampoo
    RO: tresemme naturals moisturising conditioner
    LI: tresemme naturals/kinky curly knot today
    Seal: mix of shea butter/coconut oil
    Goals
    waist length hair & finding a sexual cheapo leave in conditioner for both me and my daughter
  • EecenEecen Posts: 10Registered Users
    :) Thanks everybody
    curlybran wrote: »
    Wow u def picked up on it all quickly! ...

    I hardly know what I'm doing. I think I just lucked out here to be honest. And I have a LOT more reading to do.
    looks great! pretty curls! (is that weird to say to a guy?? :lol:)

    No, it's nice to hear. Most of my male friends make...disparaging comments, but I think they're just jealous ;-)
    Type: 3a/b/c
    Texture: Coarse
    Porosity: Low

    CGuy since October '11
  • KurlyPrincessKurlyPrincess Posts: 1,847Registered Users
    ^haha They probably are
    <3 Our love is like the wind; I can't see it. But I can feel it. <3
  • GretchenGretchen Administrator Posts: 10,840Moderators Curl Virtuoso
    Welcome!

    Gretchen
    NaturallyCurly.com co-founder
    3A

    You are beautiful!

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