I don't know if you like Softies by Goody, but I cut a chunk of my hair off to make "bangs" and now I regret it, lol BUT Softies work well at keeping your hair back and they aren't hard.
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4A/3C?
Oil- Coconut
Cleanse- Terressentials Hair Wash
Condish- Tresemme Flawless Curls
Stylers- KCKT, Eco Styler Krystal, CJ Pattern Pusha
Detangling- Macadamia Oil No Tangle Brush