Hello~

I'm from a biracial family. My mother is Cuban/Jamaican while my father is Jamaican/Scottish. Thus I have an interesting mix of hair. I've been "natural" all of my life, however my mother started to straighten my hair when I was 9 because I complained about it (This is what I was told haha). My hair has constantly been straightened until 2010(ish). From then on I've been trying to wear my hair curly as much as I can because I found out that my hair was slowly falling out. I've lost about 4 inches from my hair and now I'm trying to regain it back. I do actually enjoy my hair now. It's frizzy, but it's mine and there's not much I can do about it.

I'm having a really hard time figuring out what type of hair I have. I believe it's a mix of 3C - 4A(Or maybe 4B too). The front of my hair has very VERY little curl pattern at all. It's actually quite straight. The roots of my hair is usually bushy even when I put products in it. The middle of my hair strands are curly in S waves (Or curls.. please forgive my terminologies). And my ends tend to be on the straighter side. In a day or so if my hair does not get water on it at all it becomes very straight as if I had blowdried it.

Maybe someone could help me out with identifying my hair type? It would be greatly appreciated.

This is my texture after air-drying with no product (Most of these were taken in Jamaica so humid air may have made them a bit puffier than usual)





My hair a bit damp (Do you see my straight ends? T_T)


Wet hair (My normal curl pattern)


Welcome to NaturallyCurly! You're so darned cute!

You might want to start here to learn more about all your hair properties!
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3A

You are beautiful!
Thank you very much ^^ I will check out the link
Welcome! I really like your hair. And you look really cute!

I hope you'll have fun here ^^

You look like a 3C to me!

P.S. you like anime/J-stuff? me2!

At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity

HGs:
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc

LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
Gel: Studioline

PT: EO Keratin co
DT: RO+oils
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO


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you look so cute. nice to meet you
Originally Posted by AngelaGrace
Thank you! It's nice to meet you too
Welcome! I really like your hair. And you look really cute!

I hope you'll have fun here ^^

You look like a 3C to me!

P.S. you like anime/J-stuff? me2!
Originally Posted by Aqua_Lily
Hello @Aqua_Lily! I do like J-pop but mostly K-pop and K-hiphop!

Thank you as well ^^ I thought I was too. I'll try to come on here more often
Welcome to our website! All the comments are true - you are very cute and your smile is charming.
2/c and some 3A. Modified CG.
Protein sensitive
Highly porous. Color over grey.
Best 1st day method: Super Soaker
Conditioners: Curl Junkie Beauticurls Strengthening Conditioner,
Deep condish: Curl Junkie Curl Rehab
Stylers: Mix Curls in a Bottle into everything for shine. Terrible pj
Sometimes try roller sets - classic glamor but I prefer my curls.
Every day is a gift
Welcome to our website! All the comments are true - you are very cute and your smile is charming.
Originally Posted by curlypearl
Thank you very much for your comment ^^ I've learnt a lot from being here!
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Hairtype: 2C-3A/Highly Porous/High Density
Co-wash: Devacurl No-Poo
Daily Conditioner: Devacurl One Condition
Leave In: KCKT (still experimenting)
Gel: KCCC (still experimenting)

Last edited by ssa79; 02-24-2013 at 07:00 PM.
The front of my hair has very VERY little curl pattern at all. It's actually quite straight.
I think I read it's because the front of your hair is more exposed to the elements than the back--so it gets less moisture and stay straighter. But that never made much sense to me because the back/middle of my hair is not as curly as the front. I think your hair looks pretty damn good without product though. About the hair loss: by the contents of my vacuum I was losing a ton of hair the past six months. My hair is very thick though so it's not like I was worried. I thought it was normal. I have more hair so I figured it was natural for me lose more than the average person. But since I started finger detangling in the shower and switching to natural products I find I'm losing maybe 10-20 hairs a day. it's kind of spooky because i know I'm supposed to be losing 100, right?
Originally Posted by ssa79
That happens to me too! The middle and back of my hair is a bit straighter than the rest. I don't finger detangle but maybe I should! I have hair all over my house.. my mother constantly complains about the amount she and I sweep up each week.

Thank you for your information though I'm sure I'll conquer my hair one day!
Welcome! I really like your hair. And you look really cute!

I hope you'll have fun here ^^

You look like a 3C to me!

P.S. you like anime/J-stuff? me2!
Originally Posted by Aqua_Lily
Hello @Aqua_Lily! I do like J-pop but mostly K-pop and K-hiphop!

Thank you as well ^^ I thought I was too. I'll try to come on here more often
Originally Posted by MiyoKatsune
I love kpop ^^

At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity

HGs:
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc

LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
Gel: Studioline

PT: EO Keratin co
DT: RO+oils
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO


www.iherb.com 5-10$ discount code:
VHT541 Many natural hair products!
Welcome! I really like your hair. And you look really cute!

I hope you'll have fun here ^^

You look like a 3C to me!

P.S. you like anime/J-stuff? me2!
Originally Posted by Aqua_Lily
Hello @Aqua_Lily! I do like J-pop but mostly K-pop and K-hiphop!

Thank you as well ^^ I thought I was too. I'll try to come on here more often
Originally Posted by MiyoKatsune
I love kpop ^^
Originally Posted by Aqua_Lily
Ah that's cool! What groups do you like?
After a month and a half of taking care of my hair properly, my hair has become much more curly
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Very pretty ringlets <3

And I like SNSD, After School, RAN, Brown Eyed Girls, F(x), Hyuna, 4Minute. I mostly like girl bands. But I also like TVXQ and Super Junior.

At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity

HGs:
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc

LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
Gel: Studioline

PT: EO Keratin co
DT: RO+oils
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO


www.iherb.com 5-10$ discount code:
VHT541 Many natural hair products!
Thank you!

Do you like SNSD's new song? I find it a bit strange haha
Do you like miss A too?
I was kind of dissapointed by their last song! Visually it was brilliant, but musically... I didn't really like it.

Dancing Queen was great though

No, I don't know any song by Miss A. Do you have any recommendations? ^^

At hip length, going for mid-thigh!
3A/2C M iii med porosity, high elasticity

HGs:
Clarify: Nivea IR
Lo-poo: Nature's Gate CR
CW: Elvive Volume Collagen
RO: TBS Rainforest Moisture, etc

LI: Elvive volume collagen, KCKT
Seal: Grapeseed oil
Gel: Studioline

PT: EO Keratin co
DT: RO+oils
Hairgrowth stim.: JBCO+EVCO


www.iherb.com 5-10$ discount code:
VHT541 Many natural hair products!
Yep! That's how I feel at the moment. It's okay live but eh, I'm not too happy with it.

For miss A, Bad girl good girl, Goodbye Baby, and I don't need a man. They're really good :3

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