I totally understand and I'm glad you weren't offended. I've also chosen not to buy expensive frames in the last several years due to financial concerns. The important thing is to see clearly (LOL). !
I hope the contact lenses work out for you.
2/c and some 3A.
Protein sensitive but can use occasionally
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift