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Article: Understand Your Strands: The Beauty of Type 3 Curls

Understand Your Strands: The Beauty of Type 3 Curls

Type 3 hair is all about the spirals, ranging from loose, bouncy curls to tight, springy corkscrews. It's a hair type that exudes vibrancy and personality, and we're here to help you embrace and care for your natural curls.

What is Type 3 Hair?

Type 3 hair is distinguished by its defined curls that have a clear S or Z shape. The curls are naturally full-bodied, climate-dependent, and prone to frizz. There are three subtypes:

  • Type 3A: These are big, loose curls with a glossy shine.
  • Type 3B: These curls are medium-sized, with a texture that can range from silky to coarse.
  • Type 3C: This subtype has tight curls or corkscrews that are densely packed together.
Visual example of Type 3 hair

    Challenges and Care Tips

    While Type 3 hair is stunning, it can be challenging to manage due to its tendency to dry out and get frizzy. Here’s how you can maintain your beautiful curls:

    • Type 3A: Avoid heavy styling products that can weigh your curls down. Opt for lighter, hydrating products.
    • Type 3B: Regular hydration is key. Use creams and butters to define and nourish your curls.
    • Type 3C: Embrace deep conditioning treatments to keep your curls healthy and reduce breakage.

    Best Practices for Maintaining Healthy Type 3 Hair

    1. Gentle Cleansing: Use sulfate-free shampoos to cleanse without stripping natural oils.
    2. Deep Conditioning: Regularly deep condition to maintain the health and elasticity of your curls.
    3. Protect Your Curls: Sleep on a satin or silk pillowcase to reduce frizz and breakage.

    Featured Sunday II Sunday Products for Type 3 Hair

    At Sunday II Sunday, we understand the unique needs of Type 3 hair. We recommend:

    • Root Refresh Micellar Rinse: Ideal for a mid-week refresh, this product helps cleanse and soothe the scalp without the need for a full wash, perfect for maintaining your curls' shape and health.
    • Revive Me Daily Moisturizing Spray: A fantastic choice for daily hydration, this lightweight spray rejuvenates and brings life back to your curls, keeping them bouncy and full of vitality.

    Explore these products and more in our curated selection for Type 3 here.

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