Strutt'sWife, thank you so much for this thread. I think many curlies will pay attention to it because you are a professional.

I'm am so in agreement with this. I have similar looking hair to some curlies who have great success with Twist & Curls using similar products, yet 4 times out of 5, I cannot get a smooth one. I don't know why and it's frustrating, because our hair LOOKS alike. My porous, fine-medium textured, cottony hair becomes frizzy and flyaway when the natural texture is changed via twists and probably roller setting too. I need to learn more about this.

I also roll my eyes whenever I see another thread on "what hair type am I?"

I've seen a major increase in more "3's" using traditionally "4"-type products like buttery stuff, moisturizing creams, etc. And it's not because of curl type.
My blog -

Playing with my hair is a hobby. Fluffy, fine natural 4a. Goal= Healthy, beautiful hair that retains its length.
Hear that crash? It's me falling off the CG wagon.