When did your hair "fall"

Hi Ladies!

I cut my hair back in March. My hair is mostly 4a coils (a bit smaller than the diameter of a pencil). When I cut my hair I had 14 months of natural hair. The coils grew downward. The waves at my crown... ...they went everywhere!

Anyway. I like the shape of my hair. It's about 7-8 inches now. The crown waves stay down with gel/pomade.

My question is how much weight does hair need to "fall"? I would also like my coils to stretch more. Is it likely that the weight of my hair as it grows will stretch out the curl? Or am I destined to rely on heavy gels for this effect?

When did your hair fall?

When did your coils stretch because of weight?
I think as the hair grows, it will be weighed down. I've noticed this as my hair grows. I used to use shea butter to weigh my hair down.
"It moisturizes my situation... preserves my sexy."
Can you explain a little bit what you mean by "fall"? Are we talking about the curls getting looser as the hair grows? If so, my hair may have started that. I was telling AsjaChyld that over the past couple of weeks, I've noticed 3b/3c patches in the back of my head, they weren't there when I bc'd! Is that normal, that further into the natural process that the hair type changes, or more hair types appear? TIA!
K Baby
100% Natural!!!
4A with a little 3B/3C hanging around
BC -May 28, 2005
http://public.fotki.com/naturalphenomenon/
pw: hair
check out my new yahoo page: http://photos.yahoo.com/phenon24
WebjockeyGuide
Guest
Posts: n/a
when it got to be about chin lenght and longer. My hair looks completely different now vs when I had it with an above the chin lenght hair.
My hair is mostly 4a coils (a bit smaller than the diameter of a pencil).
Originally Posted by earthlycoil
this sounds like my hair! i wish you had a pic...

i only have about 3 inches of hair now... but i can tell you that when i was transitioning, the weight of my relaxed hair made my curls look 3cish. and i had about 8 inches of relaxed hair attached to my 1 1/2 inch of curls. HTH
Lady Libra
3c/4a???
i stick with the description "OS thready thick"

my curly fro now is at collarbone when straightened.... basically the length i had when i started transitioning! hooray for growth!!! =)

Trending Topics


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com