Type 4’s require extra moisture to soften hair and commonly experience problems with frizz, dryness, shrinkage, and dullness.

Type 4c Excessively Curly (kinky)

Zig zag shaped hair that forms sharp angles rather than curves, creating excessive shrinkage and causing hair to have no definition. When in its natural state, this hair type looses 80% of the hair length in comparison to when straight. Extra hydration helps keep this hair type soft and healthy. Use Lavish in Lather ™ Sulfate Free Shampoo weekly, followed by No Restrictions™ Moisturizing Conditioner. Co-wash hair with No Restrictions™ Moisturizing Conditioner between shampooing as needed. Apply Take Command™ Curl Defining Cream for added moisture, lubricity and shine. Two strand twist hair for added definition. At night, spray lightly with water and two strand twist before bed for no hassle hair in the morning. And yes, 4b’s can wear straw sets using Let it Flow™ Shine and Mousse. Other recommended styles include coiling, flat twists, cornrows and accessorizing with hair ornamentation.

Type 4b Excessively Curly (kinky)

Zig zag shaped hair that forms sharp angles rather than curves, creating full shrinkage and frizz. When in its natural state, this hair type looses 70% to 75% of the hair length in comparison to when straight. Extra hydration helps to add definition to this hair, keeping it soft and healthy. Use Lavish in Lather ™ Sulfate Free Shampoo weekly, followed by No Restrictions™ Moisturizing Conditioner. Co-wash hair with Moisturizing Conditioner between shampoos as needed. Apply Take Command™ Curl Defining Cream for added moisture, lubricity and shine. Two strand twist hair for added definition and smooth frizzies in the morning using Second Chance™ Curl Refresher. And yes, 4b’s can wear spirals sets, too, using Let it Flow™ Shine and Mousse. Other recommended styles include coiling, flat twists, cornrows and accessorizing with hair ornamentation.

Type 4a Excessively Curly (Coil)

Tight corkscrew shaped curls about 1/8” in diameter, creating full shrinkage and frizz. When in its natural state, this hair type looses 50% to 60% of the hair length in comparison to when straight. Extra hydration helps this hair remain soft, healthy and minimize frizz. Use Lavish in Lather ™ Sulfate Free Shampoo weekly, followed by No Restrictions™ Moisturizing Conditioner. Co-wash hair with No Restrictions™ Moisturizing Conditioner between shampoos as needed. Apply Take Command™ Curl Defining Cream for added moisture, lubricity and shine. Coil or shingle hair to elongate curls and to add shine and definition. Allow to air dry or dry using a hooded dryer. Use Second Chance™ Curl Refresher in the morning as needed to smooth frizzies for a fresh look. And yes, 4c’s can wear spirals sets, too, using Let it Flow™ Shine and Mousse. Other recommended styles include coiling, two strand twists, cornrows and accessorizing with hair ornamentation.