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Hair Type By Number Chart

by Keisha Jo

Here is a handy chart to show you exactly what the number classification means for your curl pattern. Please bare in mind this is still subjective and your head can have a mix of these curl patterns throughout which is entirely normal grin Just remember it really is all about healthy curls at the end of the day and learning how to enjoy your own natural texture.

 

About Keisha Jo

Keisha Jo

Founder of British Curlies. Keisha Jo had a dream to make a difference in how Curlies saw their Curls and to enable Curlies to embrace the beauty that is Naturally Curly Hair! She firmly believes that given the right products and know how no Curlie should have a bad Hair day ever grin Keisha Jo lives in Berkshire and is happily married.

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KayKay

Posted By KayKay on 12 September 2011

I think my hair type is a 3c and 4a would you say this is true from the photo I have uploaded? It been a real learning curve!

KayKay

Posted By KayKay on 12 September 2011

I think my hair type is a 3c and 4a would you say this is true from the photo I have uploaded? Its been a real learning curve!

GeorgeBB

Posted By GeorgeBB on 16 June 2012

Ok, I’m stumped - I don’t fit any of these hair types!  One day it is 2b through 3b and the next somewhere between 3b and 4b!?!  Often it is all of the above all of the time!  I have some very very fine almost see-through hair which is nearly straight and then range in thickness and texture through as the hairs get darker in colour through to VERY very thick dark bronze hairs which are tight corkscrew kinks (often with right-angles along the hairshaft.)  Soooo confused! G.x

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Posted By Carly C on 09 August 2012

I seem to have like four different hair types 2a 3a 3b 3c lol

CapriPerm

Posted By CapriPerm on 23 August 2012

since Ive permed my hair, I think Im a 2a,2b

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Posted By RhiaWills on 22 September 2012

I’m a mixture of 2a, 2b,2c, 3a and 4b. My hair is confused but generally amazing. Now it’s short it’s like I have a fro smile

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Posted By Hollyemma on 29 July 2013

Think I’m in the 3 category. When my hair was nearly shoulder length I’d say it was 3b/c but now it’s to my shoulder blades my curls have stretched and range from 2c to 3b..
Is it normal for your hair type to change?

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