Thread: Hair Type Help
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Old 05-22-2013, 09:41 AM   #17
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I would say between 2a and 2b (closer to 2b), with solid 2b potential. The thing about curl pattern typing is that there are multiple systems. uses Andre Walker's hair typing system, which includes references to texture (fine, coarse, etc). It also claims very specific diameters for curls (sidewalk chalk, sharpie markers, etc). Many people don't fit nicely into these categories. The other popular typing system is FIA. FIA includes 3 different pieces- curl pattern (also using the 2a, 3b, etc., but in more general terms, such as large bouncy spirals, etc), texture, and density. It is possible to come up with different results with each system. The other thing to remember is that curl pattern is transient. It can change based on products, technique, and even the weather.

3a/f/iii Before the chop- Donated to Locks of Love, January 2013
Modified CG since 11/5/11
CO-WASH: VO5 Vanilla Mint Tea Clarifying, DevaCare No-Poo
CLARIFY: CHS Treatment Shampoo (used prior to PT/DT)
RO: DevaCare One Condition, Regis Olive Oil
LI: Cure Care, As I Am Leave-In
STYLE: Re:Coil, Curl Keeper, Biotera Gel, Deva Ultra Defining Gel, GVP Liquid Sculpting Gel, Curls Rock Amplifier and Strong Hold Mousse
PT/DT: IAGirl's PT, One n' Only Argan Hydrating Mask
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