The Difference Between 4A, 4B & 4C hair

Type 4A Hair

Hair Care Tips For 4A Hair Type

  • Keep your hair moisturized as it is prone to dryness, breakage, and damage. Coconut, jojoba, castor oil, almond oils are all great for 4A hair. Massage your scalp and work your way to the ends.
  • Use sulfate-free shampoo and conditioners. Only wash your 4A hair 2–3 times a week and use cold water to rinse out the products.
  • Lay off heat styling tools. Instead, use weave hair extensions to achieve different hairstyles.
  • Remove lye with a mixture of apple cider vinegar and water to prevent an itchy scalp. It also gets rid of product buildup.

Type 4B Hair

Hair Care Tips For 4B Hair Type

  • Wash your 4B hair in sections to prevent it from tangling and breaking. Washing your 4B hair in sections helps in length retention.
  • Detangle with fingers or a wide-tooth comb because this hair type is extremely delicate.
  • Moisturize your hair to prevent it from becoming dry. Moisturizing helps restore and retain moisture in your hair.
  • Do frequent hot oil massage with castor or almond oil.

Type 4C Hair

Hair Care Tips For 4C Hair Type

  • Pre-poo your hair to detangle your 4c hair.
  • Use sulfate-free shampoo and conditioner or hair care essential products with natural oil content to hydrate it.
  • Deep condition regularly to keep your hair healthy and shiny.
  • Wear protective hairstyles with hair extensions and hair bundles.



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