How do you know if your hair is 3C or 4A?

How do you know if your hair is 3C or 4A?

The essential quality that separates one from the other is the size of the curls. 3C hair strands have larger curls than 4A hair, which are a bit more tightly coiled. 3C hair has a reputation for being tightly densely packed, but otherwise soft to touch.

How do I find a stylist for curly hair?

An online search is also a helpful place to start. Try “curly hair salon” or “curly hair stylist” and your location. Then take your time checking out salon websites, stylist bios, and reviews. Stylist Keith Pattillo of Bella Salon in Austin advises looking for a DevaCurl-accredited stylist.

Should you cut 4a hair wet or dry?

Cut dry. Some people cut hair wet because wet hair is more stretched, so it is easier to see and make a clean cut. However, your hair is also weakest when it is wet, so trimming wet can lead to more breakage and damage.

How often should I trim my 3c hair?

Professional hair stylist Kamilah, better known as Ms. Hair and Humor, says, “I always tell my clients a good rule of thumb is to trim their hair with the seasons. That’s a minimum of 4 times a year.” Regardless of when it’s done, know that every time you cut off dead hair, you promote a strong, healthy mane.

What does 3C 4a look like?

The 3c/4a Kinky Coily texture has a tight and defined curl pattern. It has coarse, “S” shaped coils with a bit of frizz. The 4b/4c Afro Kinky texture is a perfect blend for 4b-4c kinky hair. Its strands are densely packed with a “Z” tightly coiled curl pattern to it.

What is a DevaCurl stylist?

The DevaCut was created by the Devachan Salon and is a special technique for cutting curly, wavy or coily hair. Because the average curly has more than one texture, cutting the hair in a dry, wash and go state allows the stylist to see how the various textures naturally fall and mold the desired shape from there.

How do I stop my 4a hair from shrinking?

One way to help reduce shrinkage is in how you allow your hair to dry. Although heat often causes damage, blow-drying the roots is recommended to prevent shrinkage because heat causes the hair to expand. So, after you wash your hair, allow it to dry about 85 percent of the way before you take a blow dryer to it.

What does 3C hair look like?

If you have 3C hair, the texture might be fine, medium, or a mixture of medium and coarse. 3C hair has a lot in common with types 3A and 3B, so it has the same struggles with dryness and frizz as the other curly subtypes.

What is the difference between 3A and 3b curls?

These ringlets are well-defined, usually bouncy, and have the same fine or medium hair texture as 3A hair. 3B curls are tight, but not quite corkscrew tight. 3B hair strands might be thinner than a thread (fine texture) or about the same thickness as a piece of thread (medium texture).

What does 3A hair look like?

3A hair is curly with a loose S-shape pattern in the curl. The curls are defined and are noticeably springy or bouncy. 3A curls are about as wide as a piece of a wine bottle cork or piece of sidewalk chalk.

What is the best styling cream for 3c to 4C hair?

Shea-Coco Natural Hair Style Cream 8 oz for 3C – 4C Hair: This non-greasy styling cream can soften even the thickest natural curls and twists. Feel free to use daily when styling. 4C Tangle-Free, Conditioning Regime: All the 4C ladies out there are rejoicing!