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Big hair

Do you like your big hair or do you fight it? I have fine thin hair and I like it big, but most of the time, I try to minimize the volume, especially for work........eeh gads, I've been brainwashed to believe less is more. Ok, I need to try big hair at work, must try big hair at work.......
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Last edited by goldencurly; 08-30-2011 at 08:41 AM.
I don't have very big hair, but I love big hair and wish mine were bigger! I think it's such a striking, exotic, sexy look. I wish my hair would do that!
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I voted
"YAY BIG!"
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2b
I try to minimize it!
3a/b medium/coarse but mostly moderately coarse, dense, strong strands
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I voted for BIG hair. It seems like I spent most of my life trying to calm my big hair (or what I thought was big hair), now, I just let it do its thing. I must be doing something right, I get a ton of PM's about how I get so much volume I actually have a little spiel saved about my routine so I can respond
I think "big hair" means a lot of different things to different people and depends upon perception, but I say "thumbs up" to what it is to me.
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Big is beautiful!




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coarse, thick 3a
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Big is beautiful!




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Originally Posted by Mayim
YIPPER!!
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I love big hair in others, but I try to fight it on my own hair. Sorry, despite all the wondeful curlies here and their advise, I am still too self-conscious about my hair.
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coarse, thick 3a
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oh, please scan them!! pretty please!

Tonight is date night and I'm going out with bigger than normal hair. (on my head! My date is my fabulous fiance, of course)
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Last edited by goldencurly; 08-30-2011 at 08:41 AM.
Love it!!
2A/2B, fine, normal porosity

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I love big hair in others, but I try to fight it on my own hair. Sorry, despite all the wondeful curlies here and their advise, I am still too self-conscious about my hair.
Originally Posted by mafalda
i feel pretty much the same way--although as my hair gets longer i'm getting more tolerant. i also think that for me, at barely 5'2" if my hair gets too big it overpowers me.

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i tried to insert a pic but couldn't, so i made it my avatar. i love this model's hair. if someone can tell me how to insert a pic (like one i have saved, not from a website) i'd like to start a thread where people can post pics of beautiful big hair.
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my hair isn't SUPER big, but it's definitely a lot bigger than most of the girls in my high school. once i was walking down the hall and some senior guys who were walking along behind me were saying how my hair looked like a "big bush." i was mildly horrified. but later, someone told me that i have the prettiest hair in the entire school, so i'm left not knowing WHAT to think! wink:
3b. Tight, brown corkscrew ringlets; down to the middle of my back with sideswept bangs that I "straighten" by tucking behind my ear while drying.
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I LOVE big hair! The bigger the better baby!
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I'm not sure how to answer this one. I guess it depends on what you mean like big.....do you mean 60's afro big.....or 70's Farrah Faucet juice can curls big...or 80's rock star poofy big?
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I think "big hair" means a lot of different things to different people and depends upon perception, but I say "thumbs up" to what it is to me.
Originally Posted by Amneris
ITA. My hair always grows through out the day too. I hear so many wavies complaining about their hair going flat, and, asking my advice. I don't know what to say, mine just happens. Too many my hair doesn't look big in pictures, but, in person I have such a tiny face that it looks bigger. But, I have a feeling that standing next to you, my hair would like down right thin
I voted for big hair. My hair is big, and Ive always tried to "control" it. Now Im less conscious(not completely!) of my hair, since Ive learned (thanks to you all ) to keep it properly moisturized.
"The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit." Proverbs 18:21

Hair type: 3b/c
I voted for big hair. I wish mine was a lot bigger.
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[quote="maricurl"]
i tried to insert a pic but couldn't, so i made it my avatar. i love this model's hair. if someone can tell me how to insert a pic (like one i have saved, not from a website) i'd like to start a thread where people can post pics of beautiful big hair.
Originally Posted by mafalda
I love your avatar! I don't know how to insert pics either Does anyone? I'd love a thread like that!
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Last edited by goldencurly; 08-30-2011 at 08:41 AM.

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