Welcome. Don't throw the hook, away. That's a waste of a perfectly good art supply. Instead, learn to crochet tams, scarves, hats, etc.. for yourself or presents.
welcome definately not a good idea but if u threw the hook away they will be ok
welcome did u start naturally
are u doing any sort of maintenabcde what are u washing with do u wer them pulled back alot or in tight styles