what your hair type?

Hair type can be broken into four categories, and then further into subcategories. the general hair types are straight, wavy, curly, and coily.

Your hair type is determined by genetics. though you can alter your curl pattern with heat or chemicals, and your curl pattern can be changed somewhat by hormones or medications, your basic curl pattern is in your DNA.

You could have type 4c at your crown and 4a at your temples. your hair could be straight at the root and wavy at the ends. the key is to understand what each type needs so you can style it well and keep it healthy


Type 1: Straight

Type 1 hair has no natural curl. the strands are fine or coarse, thick or thin, but they fall without waving from root to tip. this hair type tends to become oily, so we recommend that you check the label to be sure the product you’re buying isn’t going to add extra oil to your hair. this hair category includes divisions 1A, 1B, AND 1C. Type 1A is ‘stick” straight hair that has no hint of curl or wave.

Type 2: Wavy hair

The natural state of the type is a gentle texture. from the roots to around eye level, your hair is fairly straight. you have a loose, undefined wave. To keep from flattening out that wave, steer clear of oil-based or creamy products. wavy hair, also known as type 2 hair, can be split into three different subtypes; 2A, 2B, AND 2C. it is the hair type that sits between straight and curly.

Type 3: curly

The curls have a circumference a little wider than the large end of a taper candle. brushing this type of hair can wreck curl definition and lead to a frizzy mane. Curly hair is mostly categorized into three types: type 3B hair is tighter and thicker than 3A curls. Unlike the looser waves of type 3A curls, 3C curls are corkscrew-shaped and these types of hair are more bouncy and curly.

Type 4: coils

The curl pattern for this hair is an s-shaped coil you could wrap around a chopstick. this is the most delicate type of hair and must be treated with great care. This type of hair needs more oiling than moisturizing. Coily hair, commonly referred to as afro-textured or kinky hair, is naturally very dry and spongy with a high level of shrinkage, and the coils are not well-defined without styling products.


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