Hairstyles for very fine 4a hair

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Hi, wondering if anyone has any style pics for very fine hair. I'm tired of twists (they look very limp with scalp showing). Same problem goes for twist-outs.
My hair is barely grazing the shoulders. To be honest, I need it to be cut and shaped; it kinda looks like a mullet The nape grows fastest. I'm just apprehensive about finding a good hair stylist for natural hair in my part of Jersey. I had a bad salon experience once, and have shied away since then .
Check out Tinuke of Coilybella.com. She has very fine, thin, and short hair and she's got some awesome styles on there.

A tip for twists - make them smaller to hide the scalpiness. Tinuke does this as well.
Check out Tinuke of Coilybella.com. She has very fine, thin, and short hair and she's got some awesome styles on there.

A tip for twists - make them smaller to hide the scalpiness. Tinuke does this as well.
Originally Posted by Precious Curls
+1. Also part them at an angle.
4a/3c, fine strands, low porosity, medium density
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Cut it yourself! >

unless you have really unsteady hands. In that case,
DON'T CUT IT YOURSELF! :3

I don't know what to do with 4a hair that long... mine is still twa/fro size XD
I find that insainly awesome though XD


errrr. braids? there are lots of cool style XD and then there are weave type things...

but you could be like me and say

NO. cause it would take forever and cost money XD

In that case I suggest sitting down infront of a mirror (or standing up, what ever you prefer XD) and playing with it every time you get out of the shower or something and don't have any were to go :3

IMAGINE ALL THE POSIBILITIES!

:3
Hope it helped XD

toodles.
"I will not stop. For mad I may be, but I
will never be convenient."
~Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
Girl, I woudn't cut it myself
Now, I have considered weaves, but, um.........
off topic-
anyone ever notice twists may cause more breakage than plaits?
off topic-
anyone ever notice twists may cause more breakage than plaits?
Originally Posted by cocobean
Prob depends on how you do them. Twists on wet hair might cause more tangles than twists done on dry or slightly damp, stretched hair. Twists are one of my fave protective style, and they're faster to put in than braids/plaits, and don't cause me breakage.

Oh - also depends on how you take them out (if we're talking mini here.)
you are one of those people who trust others with their hair. XD My mother broke me of that >.> I did my "big chop" myself with a pair of little kid scissors (the kind from elementary school) in my bathroom on a wim. XD

It was ooooooodd.
but I love it now XD

That was completely irrelevent I think.... :3

weaves wouldn't suit me. I'm not the "pretty" type (look at that, tww quotes in one post. Am I on a role or what?) anyway....I forget your other question...
"I will not stop. For mad I may be, but I
will never be convenient."
~Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
Lol Ultracurlz! You seem very, erm jolly!






















You high or sumfin?
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My hair is in the 4s, low in porosity, high in density and coarse.

Love: QB - all of it, Bobeam - shampoo bars, Darcy's Botanicals - Pumpkin Seed Conditioner, Coconut Cupuacu Pomade, KBN - Shealoe Leave-in, Oyin - Juices & Berries, Kinky Curly - Knot Today, Ayurvedic treatments, my Denman and the cloud of kinky goodness on my head that I get to play with!
I have the same problem when I twist. So I wet them after twisting then put two corn rolls in it to stretch it back out. I wish I had dense hair but i guess it could be worse.
Never relaxed

Experimenting in creating my own products.
My hair is fine and thin and I rarely wear twists because they look too scalpy. I do wear twist outs, though. If I don't feel like doing a lot of fluffing, I usually roll my twists on those satin covered foam rollers. Afer letting them set, I unroll and untwist my hair, and the results give the illusion of fuller hair without all the fluffing. This weekend, I also tried a rollerset which came out looking decent for my first time. I will come back to post pics. HTH.


Hair Type: 3c/4a

Still searching for my staple products. Maybe I can be faithful to a set of products one day.
Lol Ultracurlz! You seem very, erm jolly!






















You high or sumfin?
Originally Posted by Jo Somebody
I was about to ask the same thing! Lol

On my EVO
My hair is fine and thin and I rarely wear twists because they look too scalpy. I do wear twist outs, though. If I don't feel like doing a lot of fluffing, I usually roll my twists on those satin covered foam rollers. Afer letting them set, I unroll and untwist my hair, and the results give the illusion of fuller hair without all the fluffing. This weekend, I also tried a rollerset which came out looking decent for my first time. I will come back to post pics. HTH.
Originally Posted by periwrinkle
Your hair looks full in your sig! Is it a twist out?
My hair is in the 4s, low in porosity, high in density and coarse.

Love: QB - all of it, Bobeam - shampoo bars, Darcy's Botanicals - Pumpkin Seed Conditioner, Coconut Cupuacu Pomade, KBN - Shealoe Leave-in, Oyin - Juices & Berries, Kinky Curly - Knot Today, Ayurvedic treatments, my Denman and the cloud of kinky goodness on my head that I get to play with!
Lol Ultracurlz! You seem very, erm jolly!


You high or sumfin?
Originally Posted by Jo Somebody

Nope XD just a hyper teen in the middle of the night...
like the bunny by the way XD
Jo Somebody likes this.
"I will not stop. For mad I may be, but I
will never be convenient."
~Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
Lol Ultracurlz! You seem very, erm jolly!


You high or sumfin?
Originally Posted by Jo Somebody

Nope XD just a hyper teen in the middle of the night...
like the bunny by the way XD
Originally Posted by ultracurlz
Good to know! Anyway, I love your hair and the mad shrinkage you've got!
My hair is in the 4s, low in porosity, high in density and coarse.

Love: QB - all of it, Bobeam - shampoo bars, Darcy's Botanicals - Pumpkin Seed Conditioner, Coconut Cupuacu Pomade, KBN - Shealoe Leave-in, Oyin - Juices & Berries, Kinky Curly - Knot Today, Ayurvedic treatments, my Denman and the cloud of kinky goodness on my head that I get to play with!
Lol Ultracurlz! You seem very, erm jolly!


You high or sumfin?
Originally Posted by Jo Somebody

Nope XD just a hyper teen in the middle of the night...
like the bunny by the way XD
Originally Posted by ultracurlz
Good to know! Anyway, I love your hair and the mad shrinkage you've got!
Originally Posted by Jo Somebody
thanks a bunch XD

you are actually the first person who's commented on the lenght and not asked me why I ddon't I straiten it....

of course, they were all very white teenaged girls (and two guys), but still it's refreshing XD
"I will not stop. For mad I may be, but I
will never be convenient."
~Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
I'm fine haired and have lots of styles in my fotki and on my channel

I also do cassia obovata to thicken/strengthen my strands...

Niké (Nee-Kay)

My world of curls
3C/4A,Fine-Meduim,Thick, Lo Porosity

http://public.fotki.com/lilnicka4u2nv/

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Sealants:EVOO, JBCO, Crisco
DC:Matrix Condtioning Balm,Giovanni SAS,Honey, Glycerin
Shampoo:Dr.Bronner's Castile soap bar
Styler: Flaxseed,DM Miracurl, SheaMoist Smoothie, OYH S&D

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