Very wise NinjaDog. I'm getting cold feet. I'm still going to have it cut but maybe not quite so short. I'll see how brave I feel tomorrow.
Meanwhile, rubies are my birthstone also, and I once had a boa constrictor wrapped around me but that had more to do with liking boys (long story).
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Protein treatment HG: Curl Junkie Repair Me
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers:Curl Junkie CCCC or CCCL
in combo with a gel, usually KCCC
Trying Curl Keeper - still experimenting
Every day is a gift