What are fractal curls?
A step-like pattern that isn’t immediately recognizable as a zigzag unless you study each curl individually. A tendency toward receding hairlines due to the weight of the hair and the style methods used (i.e. weaving, relaxing and tight hairdos contribute to this) No seasonal changes.
How do you get Zig Zag curls?
Heat up the flat-barrel curling iron and wrap a section of hair around the barrel, from the roots to the ends. Hold in place for 5 seconds, then release. This should produce a romantic, soft zigzag curl.
Why are my curls zig zag?
COILY CURL PATTERN & BEHAVIOR An angular, “Z” type zig-zag from roots to end. The Z pattern is tightly coiled, and most often fine and delicate, the tighter the coil, the more difficult it is for oil to travel and moisturize from the scalp along the length of the strand. Coily curls need protective moisture.
What is my curl type Curly Girl Method?
You can find out the thickness by holding one loose hair up to the light. If you can see your scalp very well, you have thin hair. If you can see a little scalp, you have medium hair. If you can barely see a scalp, you have thick hair.
What does type 2C hair look like?
Type 2C waves are usually identified as small to medium size waves that form into a letter S shape as they grow. This shape borders between wavy and curly hair. Though for some this may already look like a typical curly hair, the 2C type does not form springs, a distinguishing feature between waves and curls.
How do I fix my lifeless curls?
The Xtava Black Orchid diffuser.
- A dry curl-by-curl haircut or trim.
- Use lightweight products and avoid heavy ones.
- Use products with hydrolyzed proteins.
- Use conditioner as your styling product.
- Use root clips while drying, side-part & fluff your roots once your hair is dry.
- Do a chelating treatment for hard water.
Why is my hair curly underneath but straight on top?
It’s very normal to have a mix of curl patterns on the same head of hair. It starts with your genetics. You see, the gene for curly hair is not completely dominant. It can remain dormant until activated and then it changes the shape of the hair follicle which changes the hair that grows from it.
How do you define 2B curls?
2B Hair type is best described as wavy hair. This hair type is not quite curly and it’s not quite straight. If your hair is mostly flat and straight at the roots but gets wavier and more “S” shaped toward the bottom, then you have 2B hair!
What does 2C hair look like?
What is a 2B curl?
Type 2B. 2B hair lies flatter at the crown with defined S-shaped waves starting from the midlength, like Salma Hayek’s here. Strands are thicker in diameter than a 2A, and you’ll have to put a bit more elbow grease into getting it straight.