Hair Length

In addition to your curl pattern, the length of your hair can determine which products you should use as well as how to apply them. Here are some basic hair care tips and product recommendations based on your hair length.

Freshly chopped: ½" or less (TWAs)

  • Requires zero to no maintenance!
  • Keep hydrated with a daily moisturizer and a leave-in conditioner spray
SHOP: Soultanicals Can't Believe It's Knot Butta
SHOP: Soultanicals Can't Believe It's Knot Butta
"It's so moisturizing and makes detangling my 4c hair a breeze." -Jada
SHOP: It's A Curl! Ring Around the Curlies Leave-In (8 oz.)
SHOP: It's A Curl! Ring Around the Curlies Leave-In (8 oz.)
Ring Around the Curlies Leave In Creme is the perfect styler to enhance, defrizz and define curly tendrils.

Short: ½" - 2" (TWAs & pixie cuts)

  • Detangle with fingers
  • Use fingers to apply products
  • If hair is very short, use palm of the hand to rub in circles to create texture
  • For slightly longer hair, twist around finger to create curls and coils
 SHOP: Noughty Hair Care Wave Hello Shampoo (8.4 oz.)
SHOP: Noughty Hair Care Wave Hello Shampoo (8.4 oz.)
Cleanse, soften, and define your natural hair pattern with Noughty Hair Care Wave Hello Shampoo! This shampoo is perfect for daily use as it will not strip any natural nutrients from your hair.
SHOP: Uncle Funky's Daughter Extra Butter Brilliant Shine Creme (8 oz.)
SHOP: Uncle Funky's Daughter Extra Butter Brilliant Shine Creme (8 oz.)
Get residue-free comb outs, cornrows, pony tails, twists, locs and afros with this pro-shine moisturizer.

Medium: 2" - 10" (shoulder to bra strap length)

  • Detangle with fingers and follow with a wide tooth comb
  • Use duckbill clips to separate hair into sections
  • Apply product from root to tip
  • Tip head upside down and use a diffuser to dry
  • Preserve curls and coils overnight by using a multiple-scrunchie pineapple method
  • Use a quarter-sized amount of styling product per section
SHOP: HAIRiette Hair Kit Simple Soapless System
SHOP: HAIRiette Hair Kit Simple Soapless System
The base of ALLL products in the HAIRiette line is a luxurious blend of Kokum Butter (a fruit from India) and Marula Oil (a lightweight, dry oil from a tree in West Africa.
SHOP: AG Hair Mousse Gel (10 oz.)
SHOP: AG Hair Mousse Gel (10 oz.)
Are you looking to sculpt your curls without weighing them down with heavy product? AG Hair Mousse Gel is here to transform how you style your locks.

Long: 10"+ (armpit to waist length)

  • Detangle in sections, first with fingers and following with a wide tooth comb
  • Use duckbill clips to separate hair into sections
  • Apply product from root to tip, distributing with fingers
  • Tip head upside down and dry with a hair diffuser, or use the pixie curl method
  • Use a scrunchie to pineapple hair overnight
  • Use two quarter-sized dollops of styling product per section
SHOP: DevaCurl Wave Maker Touchable Texture Whip (5 oz.)
SHOP: DevaCurl Wave Maker Touchable Texture Whip (5 oz.)
This light and airy whip, made with moringa seed and passion flower extracts, gives consistent waves and frizz control every time you use it.
SHOP: As I Am Coils & Curls Care Package
SHOP: As I Am Coils & Curls Care Package
A wonderful collection of products formulated with an impressive assortment of nature’s finest organic ingredients.
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