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Article Published on 14 March 2024 by Kelley Rose | 


Understanding Your Hair: A Simple Guide to Different Hair Types

Do you ever feel frustrated with your hair? It might be because you're not treating it the right way. Different hair types need different care. Let's break it down into four main types: straight, wavy, curly, and coily.

  1. Straight Hair: Straight hair is smooth and doesn't have curls. It can get oily easily and might look flat. Use light conditioner and avoid using too much heat on it.

  2. Wavy Hair: Wavy hair has gentle curls. It needs more moisture to avoid frizz. Use shampoo and conditioner that doesn't have harsh chemicals. Try not to use heat on it too much.

  3. Curly Hair: Curly hair has tighter curls and can be thick and dry. Use conditioner to keep it hydrated. Don't comb or brush it when it's dry to avoid damage.

  4. Coily Hair: Coily hair has tight curls that can break easily. It needs lots of moisture and gentle care. Use products that hydrate and avoid combing it when it's dry.

Finding Your Hair Type

To know your hair type:

  • Wash your hair and let it dry naturally to see how it looks.

  • Look at a single strand to see its curl pattern.

  • Notice how your hair behaves when it's wet—curly hair stays curly, while straight hair stays straight.

  • Check if your scalp is oily or dry, as it can tell you about your hair type.

Tips for Healthy Hair

  • Use products made for your hair type and avoid harsh chemicals.

  • Protect your hair from heat by using heat protectant sprays.

  • Keep your hair hydrated with deep conditioning treatments.

  • Consider using special products like Toppik Hair Building Fibers to add volume.

In short, understanding your hair type and taking care of it properly can give you healthy and beautiful hair, no matter what type you have.


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