I don't know what type I am

confusedmaidenconfusedmaiden Posts: 59Registered Users
So... this is me after the first day of co washing. I have combed my hair out with a wide toothed comb.

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The image linked below is from back when I pooed :-). Tons of leave in creme to sit down the abundant frizz. This is without combing. My hair was a also bit shorter then.

I don't know what "type" I fall into. The front makes some fragile, stringy spiral curls which do stretch out quite a bit when combed out. The back is waves and the occasional curl. The underside (nape) is very smooth waves, straightish. My hair has multiple personalities. :-) My hair is definitely medium textured and has medium thickness.
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pw: lemonade

2a/2b/2c i & ii. Very frizz prone in front, sides and canopy. Some spiral curls in front on good days. Mixed fine and medium thickness.

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  • Auburn SunsetAuburn Sunset Posts: 160Registered Users
    You look like a 2A/2B/3A to me but check out the http://www.naturallycurly.com/hair-types home page to look at the example curl chart.
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  • confusedmaidenconfusedmaiden Posts: 59Registered Users
    You look like a 2A/2B/3A to me but check out the http://www.naturallycurly.com/hair-types home page to look at the example curl chart.
    That seems about right... all three types... most of my hair looks like Sandra Oh's... but the front is more Nicole Kidman... and the underside might as well belong to a totally different person. :-)
    My Fotki Page
    pw: lemonade

    2a/2b/2c i & ii. Very frizz prone in front, sides and canopy. Some spiral curls in front on good days. Mixed fine and medium thickness.
  • bbbeccabbbecca Banned Posts: 232Banned Users
    Yeah i'd say 3a
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  • kathymackkathymack Posts: 9,999Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    After seeing some of the responses and being a little surprised, I went back to look at the pictures in hair type. After that, I'd say 2A.
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  • UTgalUTgal Posts: 320Registered Users
    bbbecca wrote: »
    Yeah i'd say 3a

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  • JournalistJournalist Posts: 366Registered Users
    I would say 2a/2b. After you're CG for a little while and if you stop using a comb you might get a little curlier.
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  • GeoCurlGeoCurl Posts: 84Registered Users
    I would also say that you have 2a/2b hair. Very pretty! :)
  • confusedmaidenconfusedmaiden Posts: 59Registered Users
    Got some more progress pics of my new CG routine.

    Second day - didn't wet hair or do anything to it except comb.
    My Fotki Page
    pw: lemonade

    2a/2b/2c i & ii. Very frizz prone in front, sides and canopy. Some spiral curls in front on good days. Mixed fine and medium thickness.
  • confusedmaidenconfusedmaiden Posts: 59Registered Users
    But when I woke up this morning, my hair looked pretty bad. Frizz galore, although it sat down a bit more as time went on. I didn't comb it.

    But I had a lot of leftover blackstrap molasses from a recipe no one in my house liked ;-) so I mixed it up with some of my conditioner, wet/rinsed my hair with cold water, worked the mixture through, and rinsed. Then worked in/scrunched my trusty AO B5 design gel. My hair looked wet for a long time after - about 3 hours.

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    Then I realized it was safe to touch my hair again to scrunch the gel out. These were the results.


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    So I guess the molasses concoction kind of worked, cause it did help define my normally dormant and weak curls. The only thing I didn't like was that the top of the head looks a tad greasy. That's my hair for you - by the time the rest of my hair looks nice and hydrated, my scalp is Oil City.
    My Fotki Page
    pw: lemonade

    2a/2b/2c i & ii. Very frizz prone in front, sides and canopy. Some spiral curls in front on good days. Mixed fine and medium thickness.
  • jessiicaaaxoxjessiicaaaxox Posts: 6Registered Users
    Your hair looked georgeous from behind. I might start doing whatever your doing; CG.
    :happy10:

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