Shrinkage means your hair is healthy! But it can also lead to knots and tangles.
A person's curl type is only part of the equation to determine Texture Type. Other factors are equally important in determining which products, cuts and styling techniques will work best and how your hair behaves. Texture Typing includes porosity, density, thickness and length.
Determining your curl pattern is a starting point to finding the right products and styles for your hair. NaturallyCurly’s curl type system focuses on types 2 (wavy), types 3 (curly) and types 4 (coily). The sub classifications - from A to C - are based upon the diameter of the wave, curl or coil.
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Wavy hair is commonly confused and misunderstood at times, but the right products and technique can make all the difference in the health of your pattern.
Let's put an end to these lies.
Porosity is the ability of your hair to absorb and retain moisture. Knowing your porosity is just as important as knowing your curl type. Porosity ranges from low to high, depending on the condition of the cuticle.
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Understanding your hair’s porosity will help you determine which products are best for your hair.
How does porosity effect the health of your hair?
You think you know porosity, but you have no idea.
Often confused with hair thickness, hair density measures the amount of hair you have on your head, and the proximity of the follicles to each other.
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Low to medium to high density: Which are your curls?
Learn the importance of making hair porosity and density a part of your hair care regimen.
Have you been told you had thick hair by someone? They were referring to your hair density.
The width or diameter of your strands - from fine to coarse - affects the amount of volume you have as well as your hair’s overall strength, durability and ability to retain length.
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Curly hair width may cause product performance plateau! Learn how and why now.
Curl pattern gets all the hype, but this is just as important.
What is hair width, how do you measure it, and why does it matter?
From Big Chop to hip length, the length of your hair can affect your curl pattern, shrinkage and styling techniques.
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These are the keys to retaining length.
This batch of seasonal veggies will help you reach your hair length goals in 2016.
Have you hit a hair growth plateau? This might be why.