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Hair type 

The shape of your follicle determines your curl pattern

 

If you know your hair type you can choose the perfect products to style and care for you hair. Here you can find the perfect products to style your hair.  

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Type 1 

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Type 1 hair has no natural curl. The individual strands may be fine or coarse, thick or thin, but they fall without waving from root to tip.

TOP TIPS

1. Type 1 hair has a tendency to become oily, be sure the product you’re buying isn’t going to add extra oil to your hair.

2. Avoiding heavy serums or butters. 

3. Texture sprays and dry shampoos are great for you.

4. Washing your hair too often can cause your scalp to overproduce oils, so dry shampoo if you have oily hair!

Type 2 

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Type 2A

Avoid heavy butters and creams that can weigh strands down. 

Type 2B

Both type 2A and 2B hair curls from the midpoint to the ends.

with salt spray, you can create a beautiful beachy look. 

Type 2C

This hair is wavey and is usually thick. iIn damp weather, this hair type can be prone to frizzing.  

 

With medium or normal porosity hair, the cuticles aren’t too close together, but aren’t too open either. This allows moisture to penetrate easily, and it also makes it easier to retain moisture for a longer period of time.

Hair with medium porosity often requires the least amount of maintenance.  Hair tends to look healthy, shiny, or glossy and it doesn’t take too long for your hair to air dry.

TOP TIPS

1. Hair can take colour well but make sure not to over do it as this can lead to high porosity hair. 

2. Heat damage and other chemical processes can also cause normal porosity hair to change over time

3. Occasional deep conditioning treatments with protein conditioners can benefit medium porosity hair, but proteins should not be included in your daily regimen.

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Type 3 

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Type 3 curly hair ranges from a light curls to tight curls and can also be prone to frizzing 

 

Type 3A

Hair forms loose S-shaped loops.  Scrunching products into your hair can help define and maintain hair curl. Too much touching or brushing can however, lead to unwanted frizz.

Type 3B

Type 3B curls  are about the size of a Sharpie marker. 

Top tip: whilst products containing sulfates and silicone can tame your frizz, over time it may break your hair. Avoid! Type 3C. Also styling on wet hair can prevent frizz

Type 3B

These curls are even tighter and are about the size of straw.

Top tip: avoid using combs as this could lead to frizz, work leave-in conditioners into wet hair with fingers. 

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Type 4 

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Type 4 hair can be either fine, thin, wiry or coarse, it is also the most delicate type of hair and need lots of love.  Type 4 hair usually only has a few cuticle layers. meaning less protection from dryness.  Type 4 hair needs moisture and tangles must be avoided. Give your hair love care and attention and be gentle. We recommend deep conditioning masques, butters, and creams. You can also try pre-pool with coconut oil or castor oil to help retain natural oils in your scalp.

 

Type 4a 

S-shaped coil you could wrap around a chopstick. 

Type 4B

Less defined Z shaped coil.  Coils are about the circumference of a pen. 

Type 4C

Type 4C coils are the tightest. Type 4 hair can be the most fragile, be care not to over brush  as this can break hair. Be gentle! leave-in conditioners that are creamy and products that allow you to maintain water such as honey and glycerin can be used to protect you  from the elements.

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