If you wear your hair natural, odds are you’ve been approached at one point or another by a fellow naturalista wanting to know which products you use to make your hair curl the way it does. But, here’s the irony: what works for one may not work for another. Thanks to the natural hair care movement, there’s no shortage of products on the market to meet the need for just about any hair type you … [Read more...]
What’s your type?
If you’ve been to your local beauty supply store lately, it isn’t hard to understand why hair typing is such a big business. But what do you really know about hair typing and its significance in the natural hair community? Hair typing is a methodology that utilizes certain characteristics like curl pattern, strand size and texture to determine care and styling needs for individual categories of … [Read more...]
Hair Typing 101: Product rules
Are all kinks made equally? Many people debate that hair typing is very unnecessary, a waste of time even. Hair typing is about more than seperating your kinks from the kinks of the woman next to you. It’s important to know what type of hair you have to determine the appropriate products for your mane. Not everyone’s hair responds to the same type of products, and knowing your hair type can be … [Read more...]
Natural Hair Type Guide
Hair-typing is a way of classifying your curls into groups. It is also a resourceful way to know how to care for your natural hair. It is important to understand why your hair responds positive to certain products and negative to others. Type 4- Kinky Hair Type 4 is kinky, or very tightly curled, with a clearly visible curl pattern: Circumference: Crochet needle or even smaller The … [Read more...]