Beauty - Hair Care - Fashion : I want to go natural

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  1. Nubian One

    Nubian One Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I and pretty soon I will .. but I have some unanswered questions..

    My hair is naturally wavy and curly.. and is currently about shoulder length.. some people i've talked to said its best to start from scratch and to cut my hair short then get locs.. others say dont cut it just loc up what i already have i'm not sure what to do exactly..

    I have a consultation is 2 weeks so maybe i'll find out then.. but those who have locs or is pretty knowledable.. help a sistah out..
     
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    Nubian One Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    the ratio of replies to views...is sad..


    lol
     
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    hair today, gone tomorrow?

    as you can see, i don't know very much about hair
     
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    I have locs, but to start I did have to cut my hair very short and start over.
    I had to cut my hair short because my hair was still processed in the front and around my edges. Even though I had to cut my hair, I know plenty of people who didn't cut their hair at all and just started their locs from the hair they have. If your hair is indeed natural, I think it would be a waste of time cutting it short. but going to that consultation will clear up a lot more.

    Hope I helped!!!
     
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    You have curly hair so it should be that hard to go natural.
     
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    Nubian One Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I guess I got more info at my consultation..

    When I wash and towel/air dry my hair it looks like the pics above.. When I blow dry it I have a fro.. I used to flat iron my hair all the time to str8en it.. I haven't str8en my hair in almost a year.. heat besides chemicals is the worst thing for hair.. I've learned this the hard way..
     
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    Sister Nubian, most sisters I know who have problems with their locs find a good Loctician to get them started...
     
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    Greetings little sistah...welcome to the boards... :wave:

    my hair is really long and has a curly wavy texture to it... samoan style with afro thickness and such so I am not the expert you seek...

    BUT... in the health and beauty forum you may find better assistance... we do have many members who have loc'd up and it is a beautiful thing, perhaps you will be better assisted there :read: :)
     
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    PEACE SISTER TRINITI:

    Out of curiosity, is part of your heritage SAMOAN?

    PEACE
     
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    SAMURAI36 Banned MEMBER

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    Never mind sis, I saw the answer to this Q in another thread.

    You represent the best of both your Clans, both mentally, spiritually, and especially physically. :picture:

    PEACE
     
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