Type 2: Wavy Hair

Type 2 wavy texture is not quite straight and not completely curly, with the spectrum of hair ranging from loose loops to coarse, thick S-shaped waves combined with curls. Type 2 texture is typically flatter at the root and lays close to the head, getting curlier from the ears down.

2a

Your waves are fine and thin with a loose, tousled texture.
Quick Tips
  • Your lack of volume and definition means that products can easily weigh them down and strands can become straight so use lighter styling products like mousses and gels.
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2b

Your hair is mostly straight at the roots and falls into more defined S-shaped waves from the mid-lengths to the ends. It is a medium texture with some frizz at the crown.
Quick Tips
  • Plop your freshly washed hair for more definition.
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2c

Your waves are more defined and start at the roots, than with curls and ringlets. This texture is typically thick or coarse, and is prone to frizzing.
Quick Tips
  • Diffuse wet, but not soaking hair upside down after washing for more volume
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