what is my hair type?

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I used to have a texturizer and now it has grown out, so I am trying to find out what type hair I have so I can change my hair routine to suit it. I think I have 3c hair.
http://i.imgur.com/c46A1.jpg
The quality of the picture isn't that good, but yeah, it looks like 3c. Maybe some 4a too.
Hair Type: 3c/4a, Med-High Density
CG since '09
I used to have a texturizer and now it has grown out, so I am trying to find out what type hair I have so I can change my hair routine to suit it. I think I have 3c hair.
http://i.imgur.com/c46A1.jpg
Originally Posted by ceb002
Yeah you're 3c! Can you help me?
This is my hair:
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I used to have a texturizer and now it has grown out, so I am trying to find out what type hair I have so I can change my hair routine to suit it. I think I have 3c hair.
http://i.imgur.com/c46A1.jpg
Originally Posted by ceb002
Yeah you're 3c! Can you help me?
This is my hair:
Originally Posted by CurlzGurl99
Honestly, I can't tell. I can't distinguish much of a curl pattern at all---is there some sort of damage to it? I see some s-curves that might be 3c, but the rest of it is almost indistinguishable.
Hair Type: 3c/4a, Med-High Density
CG since '09
I used to have a texturizer and now it has grown out, so I am trying to find out what type hair I have so I can change my hair routine to suit it. I think I have 3c hair.
http://i.imgur.com/c46A1.jpg
Originally Posted by ceb002
Yeah you're 3c! Can you help me?
This is my hair:
Originally Posted by CurlzGurl99
Honestly, I can't tell. I can't distinguish much of a curl pattern at all---is there some sort of damage to it? I see some s-curves that might be 3c, but the rest of it is almost indistinguishable.
Originally Posted by Sandi
yeah, years of heat damage. I'll post pics of it dry soon, if you want....
these are the moments i regret those days of straightening my hair.
Never liked the pain of the heat......
Why did i do that???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yeah you're 3c! Can you help me?
This is my hair:
Originally Posted by CurlzGurl99
Honestly, I can't tell. I can't distinguish much of a curl pattern at all---is there some sort of damage to it? I see some s-curves that might be 3c, but the rest of it is almost indistinguishable.
Originally Posted by Sandi
yeah, years of heat damage. I'll post pics of it dry soon, if you want....
these are the moments i regret those days of straightening my hair.
Never liked the pain of the heat......
Why did i do that???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by CurlzGurl99
I'd say be gentle with your hair (lots of DT's, protective styling (if it works for you), etc), and slowly trim off the heat damage. While some heat damage is reparable, the fact that you don't show a curl pattern yet may be indicative of some irreparable damage. In other words, you'll have to treat those ends as if they're relaxed---moisturize nicely and slowly cut 'em off.

And, just in case you were wondering, most people don't gain definition after the hair dries.... (they usually lose it, especially without a gel).
Hair Type: 3c/4a, Med-High Density
CG since '09
here are some more pictures of my hair
The back: http://i.imgur.com/85UhV.jpg
The side: http://i.imgur.com/Nov6w.jpg
My bangs: http://i.imgur.com/nQAhQ.jpg

sorry if the pictures are sideways i couldn;t figure out how to fix them
here are some more pictures of my hair
The back: http://i.imgur.com/85UhV.jpg
The side: http://i.imgur.com/Nov6w.jpg
My bangs: http://i.imgur.com/nQAhQ.jpg

sorry if the pictures are sideways i couldn;t figure out how to fix them
Originally Posted by ceb002
Still looks between a 3c and 4a to me. Also looks kind of fine? (As in, the strands). I'd definitely look into density, porosity, reaction toward protein, and strand width before curl pattern though....
Hair Type: 3c/4a, Med-High Density
CG since '09
it looks like 3C to me. This is how my niece hair looks

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Yeah you're 3c! Can you help me?
This is my hair:
Originally Posted by CurlzGurl99
Honestly, I can't tell. I can't distinguish much of a curl pattern at all---is there some sort of damage to it? I see some s-curves that might be 3c, but the rest of it is almost indistinguishable.
Originally Posted by Sandi
yeah, years of heat damage. I'll post pics of it dry soon, if you want....
these are the moments i regret those days of straightening my hair.
Never liked the pain of the heat......
Why did i do that???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Originally Posted by CurlzGurl99
not trying to sound rude bt why post pic up of your damaged hair? It wouldn't be proper typing.



Sent from my MB612 using CurlTalk App
hair type: 4a VERY dense

hair goal
= WL Aug. 23, 2013

My hair LOVES oil

2. "Being natural must be the new crack cus im hooked!!"

“Being happy doesn't mean that everything is
perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.”

www.fotki.com/dee-nature-619

I see mostly 3c with some 3b and 4a. Some parts of your hair are too loose to be considered 3c -which is what I would call 3b.
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