chaos.."newbie-ness"..and frustration

I am a newbie on naturally curly..but not a newbie to the world of natural hair..i transitioned from April 2011 to Jan. 2012...big chopped in january of course and i have been flabbergasted with my hair every since.

Hair type? it seems like its in the 3c/4a range...normal porosity...high density..and just an all over a headache...

i normally just do wash and goes..until i went on youtube and said HOW THE HECK CAN EVERYONE STYLE THEIR TWA'S AND LOOK FABULOUS AND CHIC..im gonna do it! ....

my hair has no weight to it..so the twists-outs look like fros with sparse definition, frizz, and NO SECOND DAY HAIR WHAT SO EVER..even if i twist it at night..im even more in a bind because i shaved the back of my head...while transitioning..so i have two dramatically different lengths on my head..which i dont mind..but the lack of defined hair doesnt make it better..


I ONLY USE ORGANIC PRODUCTS..KKKT/KKCC for WG's (AKA GOD'S MILK AND BUTTER)...SM Curl/Shine Shampoo..Sunny Isles Castor Oil..WATER WATER WATER

for TO's i first used SMCES...but it was too heavy for my hair..so i used the styling milk..and HOPE WAS BORN...but short lived

i used cassia once...i dont know about the deep moisturizing effects..curl clumping..etc..my hair felt the same...i will eventually try henna when i get over the negative..CURL LOOSENING *cough cough*

Do you have any pointers...guides...threads...links..products..tha t could help me out..i would really love to elongate my hair and be youtube fabulous in reality lol

P.S. i live in Miami..Humidity Central...Rainy/Hot Weather..
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Im curious about how often you clarify and how often you dc?
"A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all." - Clive Davis
I hardly ever clarify unless i feel the need when i do..i use kinky curl come clean..and as for DC..never..which could play a factor..but then again my hair never feels dry or as if it lacks moisture..so would it make a significant difference?? Trail and error i guess
For the past few days I was experiencing alot of dryness, I couldn't understand why. So I read some of the articles about too much protein. And since I BC I know my new growth isn't damaged oranything.
Well, today I cowashed with Hello Hydration, and rinsed in warm water, then I applied Shea Moisture Restorative conditioner as a Leave in. My hair is not dry or dull. I liked the results even more.

So, maybe less of product and more of just you??
Hair type:
4A/4B(coarse, very thick, dry, and curly)
Big chop 3/27/12
Hair styling products: Shea Moisture(yellow line shampoo n restorative conditioner)
http://tastyberri.blogspot.com/

Density: High
porosity: Definitely LOW

Protein-full products makes
my hair dull and lifeless..just frizzy..but they are needed none the less..but i need products or oils to shield the humidity away from my hair in Miami..
Some heads of hair don't need as much protein as others. The best way I know of to make that determination is examining your nails. If they naturally grow hard and long, your body probably efficiently processes protein and is getting a sufficient amount from your food. Hence you don't need protein-rich products too much. Too much protein will make the hair dull and you'll need to condition without protein for the next wash or two.

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