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Old 07-02-2013, 01:42 PM   #1
 
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Default My before and after, one week in

Not bad for a newbie, huh? It's my new profile pic.

It was hard to find a before pic, since I always deleted them unless my hair was perfectly straightened. Worked fine except for things like scenic railway trips in the August heat. My hair was shorter then--this was four years ago or so. You can see I've needed help for a while.

I still have a lot to learn, but this site really has been helpful. So thanks.
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Type 2c: coarse, high-density, low porosity (so it would seem)
Avoiding protein and glycerin; going for soft, non-crunchy, frizz-free waves
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Old 07-02-2013, 01:54 PM   #2
 
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Already big improvement! Nice... more definition, more curl, not seeing any frizzies, congrats!
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fine - low porosity - medium density - normal elasticity. Very high dews. Soft water.

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Old 07-02-2013, 10:28 PM   #3
 
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Nice! Isn't it a good feeling when you realize you're finally starting to figure it out?
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3a/b, fine, normal porosity/elasticity, high density

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