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Huge curly hair help me please!

Ok so im 15 years old and I have hair that about to my shoulders. Its so big and unruly and it get matts in it even if i brush it well, but i can RARELY brush it. Im white (very pale haha) and my hair is 3a probly. But I really need some help... people make fun of me at school, even my friends :/ I just want it to stop, and I refuse to straighten my hair. Any products, cuts, tips for me? And the attachment is of me :p but my hair was up so its not as curly.

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  • Knotty_MaddyKnotty_Maddy Posts: 518Registered Users
    did you try these links? :)

    Curly Hair Tips, Styles & Products - NaturallyCurly

    http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/newbies-info-introductions/101426-ton-useful-information-new-curlies-%3D.html

    http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/general-discussion-about-curly-hair/112371-techniques-links-supersoaker-spritz-condish-plopping-frizz-clipping-icequeen-etc.html

    Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics

    Knowing your hair properties and not just your type will help :) also, product and methods used matter...hth! (by the way, please don't brush your hair when it is dry...! That's not so good for curlies...Have you tried only brushing it when it is wet and full of conditioner? That will help reduce the puff...) And, I think you look great - you just need to learn how to handle your lovely mane :)
    Finer, mixed with coarser strands, low-porosity, wavy curly whirly hair...3A, 2C hair. Medium thickness, medium elasticity.
    S-shaped hair with corkscrew ends. My hair is even more confused than me ;p
    My hair officially hates protein ;) Once a month is enough!
    Currently a fan of TiGi products, (rock on, TiGi Curlesque styling creme!) but that will soon change - I am a self-avowed product junkie! Yay! :D
    BIG fan of supersoaker method - thanks Rudeechick!
  • jemmacodietjemmacodiet Posts: 5Registered Users
    I actually don't brush my hair when its dry its too difficult!
  • Ml001Ml001 Posts: 354Registered Users
    Moisture moisture moisture!!! :) the links in maddy's post are great. Find your hair properties. I think if you can find the right products and routine, your curls are going to pop and become the envy of everyone!
    remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!! :read2:
    My hair:
    2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
    My routine:
    Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
    RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
    LI: KCKT or CJSL
    Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

    Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.
  • jemmacodietjemmacodiet Posts: 5Registered Users
    Okay! And do you know where some good places (cheap I'm only in high school) to get products at?
  • jaclyn15jaclyn15 Posts: 227Registered Users
    Sally beauty supply and the drugstore have plenty of great products. I highly recommend generic vale products conditioning balm from Sally's for conditioner!! Aussie instant freeze and herbal essences set me up gel are two great drugstore styling gels.
    My hair: 3b, corkicelli, medium porosity, medium texture, medium/thick density

    Co-wash: DevaCurl NoPoo
    Rinse-out: GVP Conditioning Balm
    Leave-in: KCKT, Suave Naturals Coconut, or my rinse-out!
    Gel: SS FHG (my new HG!!)... I also like HESMU, AIF, CJ CQ, BRHG, CJ PP and the occasional LALSG

    Likes: Plopping!
    Dislikes: Glycerin

    CG and loving it! :hello1:
  • jemmacodietjemmacodiet Posts: 5Registered Users
    Thank you so much! Everyone's been helping me I had no ismdea everyone was so nice on here
  • Ml001Ml001 Posts: 354Registered Users
    Many people use suave naturals or vo5 conditioners with great success - Walmart or target have them for $1-$2. It's a great place to start!
    remember, with all advice or suggestions for your hair, YMMV!! :read2:
    My hair:
    2b wavy, medium texture, low porosity, med-high density. Protein finicky.
    My routine:
    Cleansing: DCNP, every 4-5 days (occasionally use CJ cleansers).
    RO: CJSC, occasionally use JCDC
    LI: KCKT or CJSL
    Gel: KCCC, CJCIAB for 2nd day hair (sometimes third)

    Heat is my friend: warm water rinses, steam caps, and diffuse dry. I love CLU cloths and my Denman.