My hair is definitely damaged right now from all the colorings, and I straighten about twice a month, if that. However I can remember that even when I was younger, my hair still didn't really swing. It may have been due to the fact that it's so thick, or maybe it's because my hair is so protein sensitive? No idea.

Fmas - I haven't heard of an herbal rinse, but I should look into it! I wouldn't even know where to start though..
Very coarse, thick, porous 3B. My biggest challenge is SOFTNESS and SHINE.

Current shampoo: Biosilk w/ added vitamin E
Current conditioner: Lush Okra
Leave-ins: Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie, KCCC
CG didn't work for me. Oils don't work for me. Trying hard to learn how to love my hair. Read my blog.