Fake it 'til you make it!
And remember that EVERYONE feels insecure about their looks. All those thin and straight-haired girls do, too. That's why they're killing themselves to be thin and have straight hair. If you go in there and rock your big, beautiful waves, they might just wish they were you--and you might give them some confidence to discover what's natural for them, too.
Type 2c: coarse, high-density, low porosity (so it would seem)
Avoiding protein and glycerin; going for soft, non-crunchy, frizz-free waves
CO & RO: Tresemme Naturals Moisture
Sealer: Olive oil
Leave-in/Styler: Kinky Curly Knot Today
DT: olive oil and honey