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Old 12-21-2008, 07:40 AM   #241
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Old 12-22-2008, 09:15 AM   #242
 
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Old 12-22-2008, 12:13 PM   #243
 
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My texture is half 3b and half 3c, VERY thick and some parts are coarse while others are very fine. My mom is French, and Irish and my dad is African American. So yeah I'm pretty much black and white...haha. I'm on CG method and I use Herbal Essence Hello Hydration conditioner for my co wash and L'Oreal Vive Pro Nutrigloss the one in the pink bottle for my leave in, and set me up or tottaly twisted get, i also love Fantasia but it can make white patches or flakes if i'm not careful. Whoah, is that your natural hair color its gorgeous! and your eyes look blue from one picture. I want to experiment with highlights but my mom is not for that at all and my dad thinks I'm crazy when I say I want them.
Oh your nationality is verryyy similar to mine! I don't really understand the CG thing so I doubt I am anywhere near it. But I use to try a lot of Herbal Essence stuff and never came around to finding anything in their line that worked well with my hair, so now I refuse to use any of the stuff. I have very light highlights in my hair but the reason its so light in those pictures is because the sun highlights my hair naturally too. I always dye it back to dark brown but the dang sun keeps highlighting it (I'm not a huge fan but whatever) Everyone always compliments me though so I would say go for it if you like it! But I'd recommend to start off very slow by adding only a few to the crown of your head and make sure they are no more than 3 shades lighter than ur natural. I have a feeling the sun may end up lightening them once u've had them for a while . As far as any reccomendations I would definitely say you should try the Suave Aloe or Coconut conditioner and see how it works for you (it's super cheap so you can use a ton at a time). And using the CK after a rinse out my conditioner in the shower while its still soaking really helps control the frizz! I'm not sure if the Elucence Elixir is really making any difference yet but I will keep you posted. Love the Elucence poo though and its very affordable!

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Wow, munchy! The frizz-less spirals are beautiful!

And Speckla. Every time I see a pic of your hair I am amazed at how fast it grows. Amazing!
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Old 12-22-2008, 08:21 PM   #245
 
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Old 12-23-2008, 01:35 PM   #246
 
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I love all the photos
You ladies have beautiful curls.I will upload a photo to share with you in a little bit.
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Old 12-23-2008, 02:27 PM   #248
 
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HI everyone
I think I am a 3b also. I only became a CG a little over 2 weeks ago so I am still figuring things out. I have tried to post a picture but it will not allow me too. It says my picture is too large but I see others pictures whom seem larger. How did you do that?! Thanks
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Old 01-01-2009, 03:41 PM   #249
 
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Old 01-01-2009, 09:48 PM   #251
 
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Rear view, August 2008:



It has grown TREMENDOUSLY; I'm wearing it straight as of right now, and it comes right below my chin.
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Hey guys! So, I just made my first purchase from curlmart and started using new product so I took some pictures to share with everyone. Pretty sure I'm a 3b as well. Everyone has such lovely curls!

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I just took these pictures today! Sorry the brightness isn't consistent...had to change rooms for some haha




sorry this one is faded (couldn't use flash with mirror)


I need hairstyle recommendations & if any of you guys that have tested a many products recommend anything Im not using, please let me know! Im new to all of this.

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WOW Denise, your hair is gorgeous!!!! The length, thickness, and curl are how I'd love my hair to be
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Old 01-12-2009, 11:40 AM   #253
 
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Here is my pic. I think Im a 3b
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Old 01-14-2009, 05:56 PM   #254
 
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Wow tsjmom! Incredible hair.
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Old 01-14-2009, 06:23 PM   #255
 
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Sorry, I just got my haircut, and I am so excited! I LOVE my curls!!!

I have never loved my curls like I do today. I have done everything to my curls, and I have finally figured out that it is best to go with the curl than fight it. I am so excited! Sorry y'all.
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Old 01-14-2009, 11:30 PM   #256
 
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Three months lurking here, going CG and a decent "growing it out" hair cut have left me with happy curls coming back finally! Have you ever seen thinner, finer 3B hair? But my bangs - boy do they have root curl.

I am so happy to have found this board and been inspired by all of you. Thank you.
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Old 01-17-2009, 12:41 PM   #257
 
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:20 PM   #258
 
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Here's my pics. I actually haven't gone CG yet...but I'm getting ready!
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Sorry, I just got my haircut, and I am so excited! I LOVE my curls!!!

I have never loved my curls like I do today. I have done everything to my curls, and I have finally figured out that it is best to go with the curl than fight it. I am so excited! Sorry y'all.
Oh my goodness, your curls are so beautiful! What do you use in your hair and what is your styling routine if you don't mind my asking?
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Old 01-18-2009, 09:13 PM   #260
 
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I love seeing everyone's beautiful curls. Makes it so much easier to learn to love mine - and believe me it hasn't always been easy
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