However the hair will not take on the oilier nature of Type 1 hair and will still reflect the drier nature of curlier hair types. Very curly hair is oftentimes classified as 3C.
This texture is also known as type 2C – 3A.
Hair texture chart 1 4. If your curls are defined with mixed curl patterns loops to spirals ringlets to corkscrews you have type 4. His system is the original the one we still refer to classify hair textures. Brown says this hair type is typically more prone to frizz than hair types 1 and 3.
In case you didnt know there are four main types of hair textures. 3C was created and added to the hair type chart when it was clear that there was a missing type between 3B and 4A. The HairCode hair type quiz provides a free scientific debrief a personalized list of products for your own unique hair code.
Straight hair often tends to get oily. Hopefully this was useful and hopefully you understand your hair better. Type 4 hair is the hair type that most black women have.
Hair is thin with a fine soft texture. One of the most widely used hair classification systems or hair typing chart was created by Oprah Winfreys hair stylist Andre Walker known as the Andre Walker Hair Classification System. Hair is straight but it has a coarser texture.
The world is complicated. Almost curly your hair is manageable to style but prone to frizzstill with a smooth texture to each strand. Tell us about you your hair.
This helps so that one may determine where one lies within the categories. Texture coarse medium fine the shininess of the hair strand. Type 4 hair is the driest hair type which makes it more fragile.
Seven-Alicia JamesThis song does not belong t. Hair texture generally refers to the natural shape or pattern of your strands. The natural hair types have subtypes depending on the hair texture.
The curl pattern of relaxed hair ranges anywhere from Type 1 to Type 3 hair when dry in regards to texture. This kind of hair is kinky extremely wiry has tight coils and is very fragile. Andre Walkers Hair typing system chart below shows graphical representations of hair types.
So use our curly hair types chart below to figure out what. With a hair texture chart you can more easily see how the fine hair type compares to the medium hair type or thick hair type. Generally Afro hair is.
But I have discovered that if I do an olive oil treatment wash with Pantene Pro-V Smooth Sleek Shampoo then Pantene Pro-V 3-Minute Miracle Deep Conditioner my hair will air dry in defined coils. If it dries straight without a bend or curl. First thing first lets talk about the texture of your hair.
Type 1 includes straight hair type 2 is all about the waves type 3 consists of curls and type 4 is natural African hair. Type 4 hair usually looks coarse but is actually very fine and the hair strands are normally thickly packed together. Type 1 hair is straight or fine hair.
Subscribe for more hair videosSong. Keep reading for a better idea of the different types of hair. He talks about his system in his book Andre Talks Hair.
Meaning relaxed hair can still be curly the curl pattern is just looser than the original texture. Simply put type 1a hair is completely devoid of a curl pattern. People with this texture have to be wary of using heavy styling products that can easily weigh.
1 is the straightest. Within type 4 curly hair is also categorized into 4A 4B and 4C. It is straight shiny fine hair that typically grows quickly and easily is soft oily difficult to curl andor cause significant damage to.
Unfortunately the creators of the hair texture chart might themselves not know the difference between hair texture and hair type. It is very resistant to curling and requires products with stronger hold. That means its also more vulnerable to heat damage especially when chemically.
The common denominator for those who fall under Type 1 is that the hair is naturally straight. Type 4 Hair Texture Chart. If youre unsure about which category you fall into leave your hair free of products and let it air dry the next time you wash your hair.
3C hair is a curly hair type that is made up of tight coils with volume and lots of strands that are packed together to create this texture. If you have wavy hair with distinct s-shaped curves you have type 3 hair. Those with hair type 2A have a fine barely-there tousled texture thats very easy to straighten.
How to find your curl type and care tips for the four types of hair texture from 2A to 3B to 4C plus a curly hair type chart to help you identify your curl pattern. Answer a few questions and get a free scientific debrief and a personalized list of products. The alphanumeric chart lists hair types based on texture from numbers 1 to 4 with subcategories of A B and C meaning someone can be a 2B while another is a 4C.
Hair has a bit of body with a medium texture. Type 1A hair is very straight and fine. On the right-hand side of the chart you will see that certain brands not all available in Nigeria are.
This is because of lack of curls which means that the oil from the scalp goes all the way down to the hair shaft faster than curly hair. My individual strands form tight coils naturally but looks like cotton candy dry.