View Poll Results: If a company created a product that would permanently straighten your hair, do no damage, cost $10,
Yup! Put me on the waiting list! 9 9.28%
No Way! I love my curls no matter what! 57 58.76%
I'd have to seriously think about it 31 31.96%
Voters: 97. You may not vote on this poll

Don't be mad at me (ETA Pics)

I wouldn't want them gone - I'd just like them to loosen up a little! That also goes for a few people I know!
Originally Posted by three rivers curly
LOL!



M
coarse, thick 3a
modified cg







I have to say I would, don't even have to think about it (runs away and hides in embarrassment).
Once upon a time I would have said yes to permanently straight hair.
But not anymore, I think curly hair is way more interesting & individual than straight hair.
When I used to straighten regularly I always liked to leave a bit of a wave, I think that looks more natural than poker straight, totally flat hair.
A couple of weeks ago I was going out for a meal with my SO & I decided to dig the straighteners out (1st time in months) mainly to see how long my hair had grown. Well it looked bl**dy awful!! It really seemed to drag my face down & didn't look 'me' at all. I didn't have time to re-wet so ended up putting my hair up in a twist which actually looked really good with the straight hair.

I bet straighties have bad hair days too.
U.K curly

2C/3A Wavy Whirly & Curly Twirly.
Golden brown with highlights.
Low poo: Dr Organic, L'Oreal Everpure.
Conditioner: Dr Organic Argan Oil, Boots Coconut & Almond.
Leave In: Dr Organic, Boots,.
Gel: JF Frizz Ease, Umberto Gianni.
I bet straighties have bad hair days too.
Hard to believe, but could be true!
"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 to keep my curls. Sure, sometimes I pine for long, silky straight hair that I can brush to my heart's content, shampoo as much as I want to, and consider it frizzy when there's a couple flyaway hairs, but I have realized that my curly hair is part of what makes me me. My hair is unique and no one in the world has hair exactly like mine. I love straightening my hair every once in a while for that shock effect, but I don't feel completely myself until I get my curls back. I figure God created my curls, and so I'm keeping 'em!
3a/b, fine hair... with a mind of its own!
PW- frenchfries

Your hair, it's everywhere. Screaming infidelities, taking its wear.
wow lcaste1, your hair looks fabulous straight or curly! of course i have to say i'm biased towards the curls
Faith, 3Aish redhead
Mama to two wild superheroes and a curly-headed baby boy
lcaste1 -

Your curls are DYNAMITE!!!

Nah - straight is okay, of course you still look lovely, but as I said, straight hair just always looks so generic to me.

Keep rocking your gorgeous curls!!!

M
coarse, thick 3a
modified cg







Thanks! After 2 days with straight hair, I am excited to go back to curly!!!!!
Starting my curly resolution! 3a/3b with some waves thrown in. Haven't been CG in a while. Need product suggestions.
I remember that feeling after straightening ...

The last time I did it, I came home and wet it that very same night - it was kinda fun for one night, but it just felt sooooo weird and not me!




M
coarse, thick 3a
modified cg







No way.

My nature is curly, I just didn't know it before.

Straight or flat hair is not my most flattering look.
Originally Posted by plink
Exactly, plink
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2b~~fine texture~~normal porosity (except for highlights, which are high)~~normal elasticity~~medium density


Shampoo: Still use sulfates, but only on roots
Rinse out: Deva One C, JC Too Shea, Original Sprouts Deep Conditioner
Curl Enhancers: KCCC; JC Rocking Ringlets, JC Spiralicious, & Confident Coils
Styler: BRHG (over any and all curl enhancers) - this is the one product that I never change - absolute HG!!


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ETA: Straight hair pics. I think curly looks better. Plus, my roots are more visible when my hair is straight and I'm gonna have to do a good DT to get some moisture into my dry ends.
Originally Posted by lcaste1
Your hair looks fine straight, but I agree that it looks WAY better curly! It really suits you.

SF Bay Area, CA * "The Angel-Goddess-Guru of Haircoloring"
3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
* pw: just4curlies
* My Motto: Strand Test!
some hair pics
-- gone, but never forgotten.
I would seriously think about it. I think I still dream of long silky straight hair...

I would seriously think about it. If it could transform my curls into beautiful soft waves I would do it in a heartbeat.
I would think about it, but I doubt I would do it. I like having straight hair, it's fun as a change, but I would not want to have straight hair every day. But my hair is also very consistent in its curl, it looks the same everyday, so I don't have alot of the same issues other curlies have.
Democracy is not a spectator sport.

You know why pandas are endangered? Cause pandas ain't got no game.

Jesus loves you, but I'm his favorite.
Okay - see her curls - that is what I want. Not a huge request is it? Just a little looser that what I have now.
Better everyone think your a fool, than to open your mouth and prove them right.

Perception is not reality.

http://public.fotki.com/hmiklos
lcaste1, your curls are absoultely gorgeous. Your straight hair, although it's nice enough, makes you look like "everyone else" or not memorable. Those curls are memorable!
"It's not having what you want, it's wanting what you've got"

2b
Feels great to be back to my curls!!!!!!!
Starting my curly resolution! 3a/3b with some waves thrown in. Haven't been CG in a while. Need product suggestions.
I've straightened mine once to stick-straight. And it was just for a halloween party in high school (Cleopatra isn't usually pictured with straight hair.)

More often, I'd just change the curl with hot rollers - gave me gorgeous fat curls, and it was a nice change of pace. I have really thin hair, and don't look good at all with it straight and flat. (And booorrring.)

So basically, no, there's no way in hell I'd screw it up by straightening it permanently. It took me many years to figure out how to make it cooperate, and now that we have this understanding, I love my hair... Even though I don't have much anymore. I've got a short little pixie do at the moment, and I LOVE it... but I only love it because it flips out and curls in all the right places. And it's really, really easy to maintain, given how much I'm working these days.

Danielle
I pretty much agree with pixiecurls first post. I would definitely go for the straight hair IF it had body. I hate flat stick straight hair, but straight hair with body and shine is what I long for.

My main problem with my curly hair is that it looks different every single day and humidity (although where I live we don't get much), just ruins it completely. Humidity actually seems to plaster it to my head in a very weird way.

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