I love my hair I just wish I could make it a little less curly than it is. My hair is 3c almost 4 and I can never do ANYTHING with it! The only thing I can do is either put it up in a bun or ponytail (neither look good on me) or put A LOT of gel in it to keep it down, which just makes the curls crunchy and look stiff. I've tried some of the products on here that the articles recommended but none of them did anything. I'm using Suave Naturals conditioner, which is the only thing I've found that doesn't suck the life out of my hair, and La Bella Lots Of Curls gel which is almost the only thing that will keep it down. Is there anyway I could get my curls down to a 3a or 3b without having to pay a crap load on products or perms?