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Wtf is wrong with my hair??

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I don't know if you can tell from the pic but it's very coarse. It has like...indentions running down the hairs. It's never been dyed or straightened, not been curled or blow dried in 10+ years.

What's wrong and how do I fix it??
Posted by Anonymous on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:07 AM
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jella31
by Gold Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:20 AM
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Same here. I'm actually obsessed with pulling them out but I have plenty to spare so it's not noticeable lol

Quoting sweetmomma326:

I have a lot of random hairs maybe about 1/3 of my head that looks just like that.

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Anonymous
by Anonymous 8 on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:20 AM

How often do you get it trimmed, and what shampoo and conditioner are you using? It looks like major splitting?

jacquelynxox
by Bronze Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:21 AM
I'm 24 and have always had some pieces like that. I went to cosmetology school and its nothing to worry over.. just your hair texture.


Quoting Anonymous:

I'm 23, it's always been like this :-(.




Quoting jacquelynxox:

As you age your hair texture changes.


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Mrs.Kubalabuku
by Ruby Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:21 AM

Do you wear your hair up, use clips, bobby pins or anything?  It could be crimping if those things are too tight.

What is the environment like?  Hot or cold?  Are you getting more sun than normal?

It is also possible it is just changing some with age.

Another trick to use, but it will take time:
Make the water hot while the conditioner is in your hair.  This opens the follicle and allows the conditioning agents to seep deep in.  Then, use cooler water to rinse the conditioners out.  This closes the follicle, locking conditioning agents in, and helping the hair to remain smooth. 


Quoting Anonymous:

White.
Wavy but mostly straight.
Every 3 days or so--gets dry otherwise.
Soft water.
I use a conditioner and a leave-in.
I let it air dry and comb it with a big comb, I only use a brush to gather it if I have to put it up (once a week).


Quoting Mrs.Kubalabuku:

Ethnicity?
Straight or Curly?
How often do you wash it?
Hard or soft water?
Do you use conditioners?
How do you dry it and comb it?




SissyAnn141
by Gold Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:21 AM
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Quoting mummyLauano:

ITS CRYING FOR A LIL TLC (TENDER - LOVE AND CARE) go to a hair salon and ask a specialist.. she knows better .. good luck ;)

    I AGREE !!!! ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

    PANTENE / The Conditioner , is a great product.

    I highly recommend that product.




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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:22 AM
About 4x a year, it grows so slowly. I use John Frieda. It's like cracked or something all the way down. At least half of it is like this. I went to a hairdresser on Sunday who said I needed to stop using heat on it. I haven't done that in years :-(.


Quoting Anonymous:

How often do you get it trimmed, and what shampoo and conditioner are you using? It looks like major splitting?


Shy_Dia
by Ruby Member on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:22 AM

omg! i've been sick.. is that why my hair has been like extremely greasy? like hours after i get out the shower, it'll start to get greasy all over again! its been greasy every day for 4 days now! so frustrating!

Quoting NBean311:

Do you live in cold dry weather? Have you been ill recently? Do you eat a lot of protien or changed your intake recently? 

All of those things could effect your hair. 


Anonymous
by Anonymous 8 on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:23 AM

If it has always been like that, then it is most likely just the texture you have inherited. We all have different textures. Fine and straight, up to course, kinky etc. Since your hair has wave to it, it is typically more coarse. You need to learn how to treat wavy and/ or course hair type. 

I would start with some Extra Virgin Coconut Oil. It does miracles.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:24 AM
If I wear it up, I just do a loose ponytail to keep it out of my face. It's about at the middle of my back. I live in Tennessee so pretty mild all the time. No more sun than normal.

I will try that tomorrow, thank you!!


Quoting Mrs.Kubalabuku:

Do you wear your hair up, use clips, bobby pins or anything?  It could be crimping if those things are too tight.

What is the environment like?  Hot or cold?  Are you getting more sun than normal?

It is also possible it is just changing some with age.

Another trick to use, but it will take time:
Make the water hot while the conditioner is in your hair.  This opens the follicle and allows the conditioning agents to seep deep in.  Then, use cooler water to rinse the conditioners out.  This closes the follicle, locking conditioning agents in, and helping the hair to remain smooth. 



Quoting Anonymous:

White.

Wavy but mostly straight.

Every 3 days or so--gets dry otherwise.

Soft water.

I use a conditioner and a leave-in.

I let it air dry and comb it with a big comb, I only use a brush to gather it if I have to put it up (once a week).





Quoting Mrs.Kubalabuku:

Ethnicity?
Straight or Curly?
How often do you wash it?
Hard or soft water?
Do you use conditioners?
How do you dry it and comb it?







Anonymous
by Anonymous 9 on Feb. 7, 2013 at 1:24 AM
Go to a salon. As a stylist all I see is damaged hair, however if I felt it I would know more. They could tell you the problem and take steps to help you correct it.
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