SO! I went ahead and washed my hair with WEN last night and reapplied my curlformers, this time with smaller sections of hair; I ended up using 45 of them. Before using the formers, I applied I used my Giovanni anti-frizz serum per usual, but didn't use any aloe vera. I took them out this morning and this is how they look:
So you can see the curls are a little tighter individually because I used smaller sections, but they are also not as "sculpted" as they looked with the product in my hair, which is fine with me; I prefer the more natural, crazy look. I think next time I will mix in aloe with my serum because it made my hair really soft and shiny.
So here we are day 1. I'm going to see how long I can make these babies last and will photograph my progress. The End!