i have the pen springs/coils hair and they are small. if i use a comb to comb out/detangle i get this weird straightened out afro puff that just doesnt look right. i mean like i shouldnt walk outside or go to work with it lol. i get tight coils by the hairline and these weird spirals/loose curls towards the crown. even when i do twist outs my hair gets wavy and not curly no matter how big or small the twist is. i thought my hair is like the ad on the left (except more straight with little to no kinky), the hair rules kinky before/after. but when my hair is wet it looks nothing like that.

am i just looking at wrong photos for inspiration?
is my hair supposed to do that? or is that just one of the many styles you can rock with my type of hair?
Originally Posted by Jadedea Jade
I know this is old but i have this problem too!
Curls: 3c/4a I can't distinguish between the two!!!!!!
Shampoo: Mizani, Bed Head Control Freak, Pert(mixed with water)
Conditioner: Mizani, Bed Head, Aura Moisturizing conditioner
Gels: Eco Styler Krystal

Curl Defining Products: Curls Unleashed
Leave-in: Conditioner mixed with water and EVOO, it's a 10.
Oils: Tea Tree, EVOO, OO, Coconut oil