Learn more about the hair types by clicking one below:

Still not sure what your hair type is? Take our Quiz!


More than one hair type?

Curly-Hair-Type-ChartIt’s quite common for us to have more than one texture in our hair. Your edges may be 4b while the majority of your hair is 4a type. Or you may have 4a hair with some 3c strands for example. Remember no two heads of hair are alike. Hair type systems are good for learning about your hair or what could potentially be best for it, but they are by no means an absolute standard. Use it as guidance and always go by what you know works best for your hair.


Next we are going to talk about porosity. Knowing this will help you to understand how to keep your hair moisturized.


  1. I’m not sure what kinda hair type… I have, the quiz says 3c, I cut my hair off and i just washed my hair, I don’t know the pattern, because I guess I’m kinda slow lol. So it looks like a s pattern… I’m not sure because I was always told., well from YouTube video and googling that I am 4c… help me please, because, I need a good shampoo and conditioner and moisturizer.

  2. Maxine says:

    My hair looks kinda like 4c picture, (unless I do wash and go, then it looks 4a,) but when I do the quiz it keeps saying 3c! 🤷🏻‍♀️

    1. Make sure you are basing your answers on freshly washed hair with no product added.

  3. Jeanette Deloatch says:

    Thanks for information!

  4. Terry says:

    I want to go natural and I’m a 4c hair type how do I start and be able to grow my hair and edges

    1. How do you know you are 4c hair type if you are not completely natural? Did you go natural before? Here are some growth tips: https://blacknaps.org/black-hair-growth

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