Hair is typically straight without the presence of any significant curl or wave. It appears sleek, shiny, and relatively easy to manage.
  • Type 1a hair (generally fine and thin without curl definition),
  • Type 1b hair (medium-level thickness with some element of curl without uniformity),

Styling tips: Protect your hair from heat damage, apply or spray heat protectant throughout your hair, focusing mainly on the ends. For smooth and conditioned hair, apply a serum on the mid-sections of your hair to the ends. It's best to avoid applying oily products near the roots as they can make your hair look greasy and flat.



Type 3 hair is generally characterized by well-defined "S" curls that form spirals or ringlets. It ranges from loose curls with a 
a great definition that requires limited effort to
  • Type 3a Hair: It ranges from loose curls with a great definition that requires limited effort.
  • Type 3b hair: springy curls that are prevented from frizzing with the right hair
  • Type 3c Hair: tight, corkscrew-like curls that look their best with deliberate manipulation
  • Type 3 on whole hair tends to be most prone to frizz and requires researched and tested ways to impart moisture and care compared to straight or wavy hair.

Styling tip: For those with curly hair, it's important to use a tooth comb to detangle your hair when it's damp or wet. Using a bristle brush can ruin the definition of your curls and cause frizziness. To encourage your curls to form during styling, you can consider finger-coiling each strand.


Type 2 hair has a slight wave pattern and falls in the middle of the straight and curly categories. This hair type easily ranges from loose to gentle waves.
  • Type 2a hair: the presence of more defined, tousled waves throughout the hair,
  • Type 2b hair: deep, well-defined S-shaped waves that are more prone to frizzing,
  • Type 2c hair: Type 2 hair can vary in thickness and texture and is the frizziest of the Type 2 hairs.

Styling tip: To enhance your natural wavy hairstyle, try the scrunching method on damp hair. Flip your hair upside down and use your palm or a towel to scrunch your hair, giving it defined volume and texture


Type 4 hair is known for its tight coils or kinky texture.
  • Type 4a Hair: It ranges from tightly coiled, densely packed curls
  • Type 4b hair: tightly coiled with an obvious zig-zag pattern
  • Type 4c hair: densely packed, tightly coiled hair that easily becomes poofy and shrinks significantly

Styling tip: Coily hair requires a lot of maintenance, but protective hairstyles can make your life easier. Small braids, box braids, Bantu knots, and twist-outs are great options to keep your hair looking fabulous without the need for constant styling. It's important to avoid having the hairstyles too tight, aim for a two-week styling period, and then give your hair a one-week break before re-styling for optimal results.


Your most common hair questions

Having a healthy scalp is essential, but is it really necessary?

Caring for your scalp is crucial to prevent excessive itching, dryness, or irritation. Additionally, healthy scalp promotes thicker, fuller, and healthier-looking hair growth. One of the advantages of scalp care is its simplicity. It's effortless to maintain a healthy scalp with regular care.

"What is the most effective way to maintain healthy hair?"

Lock in moisture and hydration, it is important to use conditioner after washing your hair. It is recommended to concentrate the conditioner on the ends of your hair since they tend to be the most dry and damaged. Leave the conditioner on for 2 to 3 minutes before rinsing it off for shinier and healthier-looking hair.

If your hair feels dry, you can try using a deep conditioner once a week or so. Alternatively, you can follow up with a leave-in conditioner to add hydration even after your hair dries.

Is it necessary to wash my hair every day?

It's not mandatory for most individuals to shampoo their hair every day. The frequency of washing hair is determined by one's hair type, scalp texture, oiliness of hair, and personal choice. Excessive washing can lead to damaged hair and a dry, itchy scalp for some people.

"Is it true that cutting your hair can cause it to grow faster?"

Although cutting your hair may not actually promote faster hair growth, it is still essential to get regular trims. Trimming off the damaged split ends helps to maintain healthy hair, which not only gives the appearance of longer and fuller hair but also prevents breakage and slow growth.

"How can I manage my frizzy hair?"

To keep your hair frizz-free, it's imperative to lock in moisture by applying a leave-in treatment immediately after showering and combing it evenly through your hair.