I understand the curl types, texture, etc but when everyone says they're 2b, 3a, 4c, etc what is it based on? Your hair in its natural, product free, unscrunched, undiffused state? Or your hair styled to its "curl potential" with product, scrunching, techniques, etc?
Originally Posted by kaykre
Typing should be done on naked air dried hair, it matters a lot more for those with a weak curl/ wave pattern than those for a strong curl pattern - many 2s have their waves pulled right out by wet combing or towel turbanning for example. I did type my own hair after lightly scrunching some water out so my hair is not dripping, but I see that as just 'balancing out' the stretching effect of being completed soaked with water.
2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
Experimenting with: benign neglect

Last edited by Firefox7275; 06-10-2013 at 10:32 AM.