These ladies have given you great advice so far, so I just want to echo them. Be gentle to your hair. Cut out the damaged ends. Since your hair is curly, you'll want to be extra mindful of having a balance of moisture and protein in your products. It'll be helpful to figure out your hair's properties (porosity, texture, etc) to find what products will work best for you: Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics Check out the signatures of other CurlTalk users with the same properties as you it'll set you on the right track! HTH.
|| 3b; normal porosity; fine/normal texture || CG since Feb 2010 || SD/dandruff prone

Current Routine BAQ henna 1/month Leave-in OH Hair Dew Cheapie Conditioner Tresemme Naturals Moisturizing
Old Stand-bys extra-virgin coconut oil Protein AO GPB; Moisture AO HR Style AOMMJ Kept for troubleshooting.
Waiting to try extra-wide curlformers SD treatment H&S Clinical Strength