@ afrosheenqueen: Thanks, it's helpful to hear that you haven't had that problem. I probably wouldn't retouch my hair any more often than every 3-4 months either.

@kikisf: Yes, I love her hair!!! My goal isn't ringlets, either. I want more ease of washing, detangling, and styling. I actually want to try some styles like twistouts, *when I want to*, and I think having my hair a bit more stretched out will make this faster and easier.

So I'm really leaning toward texturizing...I'll definitely post pics if and when it happens.

And I love hearing and seeing other people's experiences! Please keep them coming.
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Hair type: 4a/b
13 months of growth