Hair typing is can be a useful resource when understanding how to best care for your hair. Find out what your hair type is here.
This Z-pattern hair is the most fragile and prone to breakage.
Hair texture chart 4c. Her hair is. Determining your texture type is way more than just comparing your curls to a chart. The 3c4a Kinky Coily texture has a tight and defined curl pattern.
Then we will suggest the best products for 4c hair 4b 4a 3c 3b and 3a hair curl patterns along with some tips. Texture typing involves other areas like hair density hair porosity and hair texture or widththickness. It also has very few cuticle layers than the other hair types thus breaking easily due to its poor natural protection.
Now that we are clear on what each hair texture looks like within Type 3 and Type 4 lets recap what weve learned. Hair has dense S-shaped coils that are soft and pliable. 1 is the straightest.
This is a VERY DETAILED NATURAL HAIR VIDEOLearn the differences between natural hair types curl patterns density textures and porosityCOMMENT BELOW your. Hair is denser and thicker with a Z-shaped coil pattern. The 4b4c Afro Kinky texture is a perfect blend for 4b-4c kinky hair.
It has coarse S shaped coils with a bit of frizz. In the early 90s Andre Walker one of the most talented hairstylists came up with his own Hair Typing System. Considering extremely coarse my 4c hair texture is if I were to do this process again I would perhaps leave the texturizer on my hair especially the back portion for 7 or so minutes longer to stretch my curl pattern even more.
These hair types on in the curly and kinky categories which means theyre more often than not natural hair. It was unofficially added later by others who identified the gap in his hair typing system. Andre Walkers hair typing method is available in his book Andre Talks Hair.
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. 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. Its strands are.
The 3b3c Kinky Curly texture has the tightest of curl patterns of all the hair texture. Today were talking about 3C 4A 4B 4C hair types. The Andre Walker hair typing system did not include type 3C and 4C.
This hair type has two textures fine or wiry. Curly Hair Typing Chart Including 3C and 4C. Heres how you define 3C 4A 4B 4C hair types.
Whether you are a novice naturalista or natural hair maven who has been at the natural hair game for years decoding your hair texture is vital for healthy hair growth. If you are a 4C take your style cues from Lupita Nyongo. His system is the original the one we still refer to classify hair textures.
The sub classifications – from A to C – are based upon the diameter of the wave curl or coil. 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. It is important to note that he does not provide any guideline on 3c and 4c hair.
Let us take a look at what we mean by 4A 4B and 4C hair types so we can work out which one you have. It quickly became widely popular. Im sure theres more.
Very fine straight hair is classified. Straight 1 wavy 2 then naturally curly 3 and tightly coiled 4. He classifies 12 different types of hair.
This indicates an increasing level of texture ie. Although subtle there absolutely is a difference in my hair texture before vs after texturizing my 4c hair. The images should also help you determine it.
His hair typing system has provided us the oft-spoken about 1a 4c hair types. His hair type chart is meant to just have a reference frame for what texture your hair has. It has bouncy curls that resemble ringlets.
And if you learn more from video check out this guide to finding your curl type. NaturallyCurlys curl type system focuses on types 2 wavy types 3 curly and types 4 coily. Once you understand the dominant hair texture on your head whether its 4a 4b or 4c coily hair you can begin to establish the natural hair care plan that works best for.
Lets go into the backstory of the hair chart. So Ive broken down Hair Condition into 3 major components. For example a 4C woman with thick and dry hair probably wont be using the same products as another 4C woman with thin and oily hair just because their kinks are shaped the sameone will need extra moisture and the other will need a lighter product.
This hair type experiences the greatest amount of shrinkage about 75 percent or more than the other textures. Each group is then subdivided into A B or C. The Natural Hair Chart Classifications.
Determining your hair type is a starting point to finding the right products and styles for your hair. 3A to 4C One of the most popular hair classification charts categorizes hair into four groups. Leave-in conditioners keep it well nourished.
He talks about his system in his book Andre Talks Hair. This is hair typing and it is just a part of what you need to know about your hair.