Understand Your Strands: Celebrating Type 4 Curls and Coils
Known for its tight kinks and coils, Type 4 hair is as diverse as it is beautiful. Let's explore the uniqueness of this hair type and how best to care for it.
What is Type 4 Hair?
Type 4 hair is characterized by its tight kinks and coils, often appearing very voluminous. It's typically more fragile than other hair types and requires gentle care. There are three subtypes:
- Type 4A: Soft, dense coils with a defined S-pattern.
- Type 4B: Has a tighter, less defined curl pattern with a Z-shape.
- Type 4C: Features the tightest coils that can be either densely packed or have less definition.
Challenges and Care Tips
Type 4 hair is naturally dry and prone to breakage, so it's crucial to adopt a gentle, moisture-focused hair care routine:
- Type 4A: Regular moisturizing is key. Use leave-in conditioners and creams to keep coils defined and soft.
- Type 4B: Focus on protective styles and deep conditioning to maintain moisture and reduce tangling.
- Type 4C: Employ regular deep conditioning treatments and gentle detangling methods to maintain hair health.
Best Practices for Maintaining Healthy Type 4 Hair
- Moisturize Regularly: Use creams, butters, and oils to keep your hair hydrated and nourished.
- Low Manipulation: Minimize styling techniques that stress your hair and scalp.
- Protective Styling: Embrace styles that protect your ends and reduce tangling.
Recommended Sunday II Sunday Products for Type 4 Hair
At Sunday II Sunday, we understand the unique needs of Type 4 hair. Our Signature Collection is meticulously crafted to nourish, strengthen, and rejuvenate your beautiful coils:
Root Refresh Micellar Rinse: This product is a game-changer for cleansing your scalp without over-stripping. It's perfect for a gentle refresh between wash days, maintaining the integrity of your tight curls and coils.
Revive Me Daily Moisturizing Spray: Keep your hair hydrated and lively with this daily moisturizing spray. Its lightweight formula adds moisture without weighing down your coils, making it ideal for regular use.
Soothe Me Scalp Serum: For those times when your scalp feels dry or itchy, our Soothe Me Scalp Serum offers instant relief. It's designed to calm the scalp and foster a healthy environment for hair growth.
Edge Flourish Daily Nourishing Serum: To cater to the delicate areas like your hair edges, this nourishing serum strengthens and promotes healthier hair edges. It's essential for those who love sleek styles but want to maintain hair health.
Discover these essentials in our Type 4 Collection and give your gorgeous curls the love and attention they deserve with Sunday II Sunday.