im new & i need help!

hi there everyone! ummm im new, 17 years old and mixed with black & white.
i need help figuring out my hair type.

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if you could help me out...i would be thankful!
my hair was a whole different story when it was long
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You look somewhat 3a-ish to me. However, keep in mind that curl type won't help you find your best products - determining your hair's porosity and texture will. Tiffany's (aka Struttswife here) website can help you figure this out: . For starting out, if you want to do the CG method, there is a guide to the method in the Newbies forum above. Also, LauraLee has written an excellent introduction here:

Hope that helps!
3b/c. Fine, med-high porosity, normal elasticity. Hair loves oils in summer, protein in winter. Constantly battling the hard water monster.

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Last edited by oddityofwings; 08-01-2009 at 04:53 PM. Reason: General editing plus extra linkie.
Hi MM24,

I'm mixed too and you could be my hair twin. Your hair looks just like mine and I'm a 3a; but OOW is correct. Check out the websites she listed. I recommend the CG routine. I've been on it only a week an noticed a difference in my curls. They are much more well moisturized and more easily managed.

Poo: Devacurl NoPoo 2x week
Co wash: Devacurl OneCondish, daily when not no-pooing
Condish: Aubrey Organics Honesuckle Rose, daily with OneCondish
DT: in search of a good deep protein condish
Styling: John Masters Citrus & Neroli Detangler, DevaCare ArchAnGel, Set Me Up but still searching
thanks belasuna! ohh and it would be awesome if we're hair twins!! OMG i've been looking for someone wit the same hair type as me.

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