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Here are some of the questions I get asked the most, and what my answers have been. This way you can get your answers immediately, without having to wait on me. And you never know, you might find answers to a few questions you didn't even know you had yet.

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Question:
Has the texture of your hair changed?
Answer:
That's a good question. There isn't much scientific information (that I've found, anyway), about hair texture changing in adulthood, but there is lots of anecdotal information about it changing in childhood, or even during pregnancy, so I know it can happen. My hair at the roots on the sides does seem much straighter than it used to. However, it could be that since my hair is longer than I've ever had it, it's weighing itself down more than it ever has before, too. My hair has become relatively heavy, especially because I leave in tons of conditioner, and especially when it's wet. So it could be getting weighed down at the roots, making it look much straighter.

I have some bangs in the front that are only about four inches long, and they still curl up tightly. So I still do have tight curls. But I've noticed that it's mostly the hair above my eyes that curls really tightly, and the hair at my sides are wavier. So it may be that some parts of my hair might be getting a bit looser of a curl, while other parts are staying really curly (like at the back crown of my head is especially tightly curled).

I've always had spots with looser curls, such as the back of my neck and around my ears, and spots with tighter curls, like the hair at the center of my head, and very much so in the back of my head. It may be that the sides are transitioning from being more curly to less, but I still have plenty of places that have very tight curls.

My hair seeming to look less curly at the sides could also be because the curls aren't as strong there, and with the additional weight of my longer hair, and water and conditioner in my hair while it dries has pulled them down, making them look wavier. So maybe all that is weighing down the curls at the sides more strongly than the rest of my hair because those curls were a bit looser than the curls at the top of my head in the first place.

The only way to find out for sure would be to cut my hair short and see how much it curls then. But I don't think I really want to do that right now, so at this point I can only guess.
 

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