Question: What is 1C hair type?

1C hair is straight but thick and coarse. It has a natural tousled look and tends to frizz. Type 2 is wavy hair. Wavy hair follicles tend to have an “S” shape.

Is there a 1C hair type?

Type 1C is generally straight, has body like 1B, and has a few waves hidden here and there. This hair type has strands that tend to be thick and coarse and has the ability to hold a curl. Type 1C can also have a perfectly tousled look when left to dry naturally.

What is the difference between 1C and 2a hair?

Type 1c hair tends to curl under toward the base and hold a slight curl. While type 2a hair is naturally wavier than straight hair (type 1), but definitely not classified as being curly. Type 1c hair tends to be more resistant and takes plenty more maintenance to try and hold that perfect curl or sleek straightness.

What is 2a hair type?

What is Type 2a Hair? Type 2a hair has the loosest shape S pattern out of the three types of wave style. Type 2a hair is in the wavy hair spectrum falling between curly and straight strands. This hair type is overall the most manageable and low maintenance, but is the thinnest in body.

What type 1 hair looks like?

Type 1 hair has no natural curl. The individual strands may be fine or coarse, thick or thin, but they fall without waving from root to tip. Type 1 hair has a tendency to become oily, so many stylists recommend that you check the label to be sure the product youre buying isnt going to add extra oil to your hair.

Is my hair type 2a or 2b?

Type 2a presents slight waves and they begin much lower than the root, almost from the half down. Type 2b goes up just a little bit, with the roots still straight. Hair type 2b also has more defined waves that go into an S shape type of wave, compared to the flowing beach waves we found in type 2a.

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