New Curly Here!! - 3C


I've been transitioning for about 5 months now and I've decided to grow it out. I just didn't have to guts to do a bc. I was told that my true curl pattern won't show until about 8 months in. Right now by the looks of my roots, I think I'm a 3C. With the grow-out I've found so many challenges with managing these 2 different hair types. Dense, coarse roots and smooth, weak relaxed hair that snaps when it's wet. Weird combo! Conditioning has become my best friend. If you have any suggesting that could make wash days and natural styles less of a hassle please share them with me!!
Hi!! I'm new too and also a 3c. Félicitations on making the decision to go natural! Hope your continued journey is awesome! I've been natural for 3 1/2 years. I did the big chop instead, and now my curly head looks like this: New Curly Here!! - 3C-imageuploadedbycurltalk1365810366.588246.jpg
Hair Type: 3C (Curls and Kinks)
Hair Texture: Medium
Porosity: Normal
Elasticity: High
Volume: Normal
Density: High

Relaxed for: 13 years
Big Chop / Went Natural: August 2009

Current Hair Length: About 1 ft (stretched)
Goal Hair Length: 4.3 ft / Bra-strap length unstretched

Regimen: Detangle, Shampoo and Condition 1-2x a month, leave-in moisturizer daily, deep condition 4x a year. NO heat (ever), NO combing when dry.


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