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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:
When I wear my hair curly I get knots. Wouldn't it be healthier to wear my hair straight, so then I wouldn't get knots?
Answer:
About having straight hair...it being straight all by itself isn't bad. What is harmful is that people usually do such terrible things to it to make it straight (chemicals, flat ironing, blow drying, ...), and that's the problem, not it being straight itself. So if you have a way to make your hair straight that does no damage, you are good to go. Wet-setting is the best way I've found to straighten it a bit, even though that doesn't make it stick straight.

About those little knots, it's true you do get them with curly hair, but I don't find them a big deal. I snip them off when I find a few of them on my ends. What was worse for me was having my hair so damaged that it all broke apart and fell off before a knot could even form in it. So I choose a few knots here and there over an entire head of broken hair.

That being said, if you can straighten your hair without damaging it, and you prefer straight over curly, then you may have the best of both worlds. The trick, however, is to straighten hair without damage.
 

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