Xocandii, Thanks so much for taking all that time and giving me so much detail!. I really appreciate that. If I decide to go for it, I'll follow all of your suggestions. To flat iron or not to flat iron....

Claudine you dearie, I'm wavering. Winter blows my curls all to bits. I'm so glad for your post. I've done horrible things on impulse in my life - you can't imagine! So I need to step back and thiinnkkk. You get one of these too
2/c. Coarse hair med. density.
Protein sensitive but can use occasionally
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Smasters!
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets or use a curling brush - classic glamor.
Every day is a gift