Natural Hair Texture + Type
Classified from Type 2-4, this system allows us a way to reference our curls in a universal language amongst other naturals.
And although many of us get too caught up in trying to curl type our hair (when porosity is a much more important characteristic), it can be the first start to learning about your curls.
Below you’ll find articles on how to determine your curl type (including our curl type quiz), and tips to care for your curl type.
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The Tea on 4B Natural Hair
4b natural hair is somewhat like the forgotten middle child. And despite marginal similarities, 4b natural hair is quite different from its 4a and 4c sisters. Here is your new 4b natural hair routine for optimal moisture and maximum growth!
How To Grow 4C Natural Hair
A common misconception is that 4c natural hair cannot grow. This mindset is rooted in anti-black rhetoric, used to diminish the raw beauty of blackness. 4c natural hair can grow long and beautiful, it just needs a bit more TLC because of how fragile the coils are. Here’s the exact formula to grow 4c natural hair!
How To Grow Type 4 Natural Hair
A common misconception is that Type 4 natural hair cannot grow. This mindset is rooted in anti-black rhetoric, used to diminish the raw beauty of blackness. Type 4 natural hair can grow long and beautiful, it just needs a bit more TLC because of how fragile the coils are. Here’s the exact formula to grow Type 4 natural hair.
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What's your texture type?
Resources for natural hair
What's Your Curl Type?
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Learning your curl type is an important step in learning how to take care of your natural hair. It can help you understand what products will work best for you, how often to shampoo, how to style your natural hair, and other key information.
This quiz will give you the lowdown on exactly what your curl type is, so you'll never have to wonder again ♥