Know Your Hair Type

  • TYPE 1  
  • TYPE 2
  • TYPE 3
  • TYPE 4

Straight Hair Type1


  • Straight hair has most sheen.
  • Toughest and most resilient hair vs all of the other hair types. 
  • Hard to damage, difficult to curl, and hard to hold a curl. 

Wavy Hair Type 2


  • Wavy hair is between straight and curly hair. 
  • Shines more than curly hair, but less than straight hair. 
  • The more to the right you go on wavy chart the less sheen the hair will have. 
  • This hair texture is more prone to frizz.S- Shaped waves mixed with loose loops. 

Curly Hair Type 3


  • Curly hair, curls resemble the letter "s"
  • This hair type is known for being difficult to keep hydrated and moisturized
  • With this hair type your scalp's natural oils take longer to travel down the hair's shaft
  • Over manipulation and styling can cause unnecessary breakage
  • When this type is wet, it usually straightens out, however, as it dries it needs added moisture.
  • It is not unusual to find both subtypes of type 3 to exist on the same head.

Kinky Hair Type 4


  • This hair type kind is kinky, extremely wiry, and has tight coils.
  • Type 4 hair is usually coarse but is actually very fine.
  • This hair type strands are normally thickly packed together. 
  • Type 4 hair is the driest hair type which makes it more fragile.
  • Type 4 hair has the fewest cuticle layers to protect it from dryness. 
  • The top concerns for this type are maintaining moisture, avoiding tangles and minimizing shrinkage.

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