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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.

*This is still a work in progress. I'm continuing to add many more questions, and we are still ironing out a few quirks. But we wanted to make this available as soon as possible.

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Question:
My hairdresser says that naturally curly hair needs more trimming than relaxed hair. Does this seem right?
Answer:
Your instincts are correct, that this doesn't sound quite right. First, it sounds like your hair dresser may be equating the tendency towards frizz to equal damage. Frizz does not equal damage. It's just a byproduct of having very curly hair. When the curls are separated, they have more of a pattern to each hair, so the hairs stand farther apart. This makes them look frizzy, but it's not damage at all.

On average, most relaxed hair is horribly damaged . Because of this damage, instead of frizzing, it often just falls apart instead (that's what mine used to do). However, my all natural hair grows down to my hips, and this is without trimming it in over 12 years.
 

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