#TrapHairCare: Determining Your Hair Type

This Week Kicks Off The Official Beginning Of Our Natural Hair Care Journey Together! With The Pride And Courage From My Supporters, I Cut 2 Inches Off My Hair.

My Ends Are Completely Rejuvenated And My Natural Hair Is Neatly Layered โœ‚

THAT HURT MY FEELINGS… SEEING ALL MY STRUGGLE—GONE WITH A SINGLE SNIP! Do You Know How Long It Took To Learn My Hair Joys/ Woes?

You May Feel A Little Uneasy.. You See A Little Length In Your Hair… But It Isn’t Looking Voluminous Or Healthy. I Suggest You Either Trust A Licensed Beautician, A Truth-Worthy Cousin With A “Growing Hand”, Or Check Out This Video On YouTube From One Of My Favorite Hair Guru’s iamKeliB For How To Properly Trim Natural Hair! Make Sure You Like & Subscribe For Wonderful Natural/Protective Hair Care Tips!

You May Already Be Going Into The Trimming Situation Feeling Some Type Of Way. But Man Listen, When You Get Those Naughty, Unruly, And Down Right Disrespectful Ass Coils Out Your Hair; It Will Thrive!

I’ve Been Really Enjoying The #KittzMail You Send In With Your Questions. I Feel Like Im Always Giving Y’all Props ๐Ÿ˜˜ But I’ve Got To Be Honest With You.. I’m No Damn Beautician ๐Ÿ˜‚ So Schooled Heffas Don’t Come For Me About My Untraditional Methods Of Getting Dolled Up, Okay? I Think I’m Going To Call It #TrapHairCare ๐Ÿ˜ฉ I’m Still Earning My Wings ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜

I Just Go For What I Know And Keep It Moving… And The #SerumSnatchers Surely Take Notice… #InspiringHatersSince88 ๐Ÿ’ฏ #InspireNationBombshell

“Everything Doesn’t Work For ERRBODY! You Have To Take Notes, Here & There, And Apply What Speaks To You– TO YOUR LIFE!” -MochaKittzSays

Ok, Ok, So I’ma Shut The Hell Up With The Rantings And Get To What #AllTheFuss Is About With This It’s Just Hair Challenge ๐Ÿ‘Œ



The Types Of Natural Hair

  • Straight
  • Wavy
  • Wavy-Curly
  • Kinky-Curly

Straight Hair

1A (Fine): Hair Is Absolutely Straight From The Root To The Ends. This Hair Type Is Very Rare And Will Not Hold A Curl. THIS Type Of Straight Hair Is Soft And Shiny, But Thin And Wispy. It Is Very Easy To Manage And Style, But It Often Needs A Little Bit Of Lift At The Roots. A Hairstyle We Recommend For Fine Hair Is Swept To The Side โ€” For An INSTANTLY Sexy Look That You Can Blow Dry. Make Sure To Get A Hairstyle With Layers, For An Appearance Of More Depth.

1B (Medium): Since it has a bit more volume and body, medium hair can be very easy to manage. A Sleek Ponytail Is The Perfect Candidate For This Look, As Itโ€™s Thick Enough To Give The Hair Some Style, But Not So Thick That It Breaks Rubber Bands In The Process. This Sophisticated Look Can Be Worn ANYTIME.

1C (Course): This Type Of Hair Is Usually Stick-straight And Difficult To Make In Waves or Curls, Instead Coming In With One Or Two visible โ€œSโ€ Waves. Long And Layered Is The Way To Go Here, Otherwise It Might Be A Little Too Hard To Handle. This Is The Most Resilient Of All Straight Hair Types, But Itโ€™s A Bit More Difficult To Manage, Because Of It’s Thickness. Take Advantage Of It’s Resilience And Wear It Long And Parted In The Middle.

Wavy Hair

2A: Your Waves Are Fine And Thin With A Loose, Tousled Texture.

  • Your Lack Of Volume And Definition Means That Products Can Easily Weigh Them Down And Strands Can Become Straight So Use Lighter Styling Products Like Mousses And Gels.

2B: Your Hair Is Mostly Straight At The Roots And Falls Into More Defined S-shaped Waves From The Mid-lengths To The Ends. It Is A Medium Texture With Some Frizz At The Crown.

  • Plop Your Freshly Washed Hair For More Definition.

2C: Your Waves Are More Defined And Start At The Roots, Than With Curls And Ringlets. This Texture Is Typically Thick Or Coarse, And Is Prone To Frizzing

  • Diffuse Wet, But Not Soaking Hair Upside down After Washing For More Volume.

Wavy-Curly Hair

3A: You have big, loose curls and spirals similar in circumference to a piece of thick, sidewalk chalk. Your curls tend to be shiny, with a well-defined S-shape.

  • Twirl small sections of curls around your finger while hair is still damp to encourage definition.

3B: Your springy curls can vary from ringlets to corkscrews. They are voluminous and have a circumference similar to a Sharpie marker. Type 3b hair tends to be coarse and dense.

  • Use an anti-humectant (humidity blocking) styling cream or styling milk for less frizz but more definition.

3C: This type often is referred to as curly-coily and tends to be very dense, tightly packed corkscrews that are the circumference of a pencil or a straw. Type 3c hair tends to experience the most volume, but also the most shrinkage of curls.

  • Gently enhance and safely stretch without heat using a twist-out, bantu-knot out, flexi rod set, or perm rod set.

Kinky Curly Hair

4A: Your dense springy coils are either wiry or fine, and have the circumference of a crochet needle. They are tightly coiled, with a visible S pattern.

  • Use thicker natural emollients like mango and Shea butters to maximize your wash-and-go, twist-out, or bantu knot-out style after washing.

4B: Instead of curling or coiling, your hair bends in sharp angles like the letter Z. The curl is tighter and less defined – about the circumference of a pen – with strands that range from fine and thin to wiry and coarse.

  • Pre-poo with coconut oil or castor oil to help retain natural oils in your scalp.

4C: Your densely packed hair is similar to a 4b, but experiences less definition and more shrinkage. The tightly coiled strand texture ranges from super fine, thin and soft to wiry and coarse. It is very delicate.

  • Use a creamy humectant as a leave-in to maximize protection from the elements.


Still Don’t Know What Your Hair Type/Texture Is For Sure? Chy, When I First Started Learning About My Hair It Was Informational, Tiring, And Shocking! So I Feel Your Struggles If You’re Still Confused! It Took Me A While To Find Out My Hair Has 3 Textures In DIFFERENT Blended Spots! Yessssss Via Licensed Beautician For Natural Hair:

The Front Half & Right Side Of My Hair Is 4A & 4B (Makes My Silk/Lace Wigs Look So REAL ๐Ÿ˜‚ #TeamEcoStyler) Literally Looks Like It’s Coming Out My Scalp WITH My Edges ๐Ÿ˜ (Not Bragging, Just Blessed ๐Ÿ™ To Found A Strong Protective Hairstyle)

  • And The Center Of My Head Is 4A-4C! #StoryOfOJ ๐Ÿ˜‚

Can YOU Remember A Time Trying To Use The Wrong Products For Your Hair? Yes, Complete And Certain Frustration! You Ever Used A Product That Works For A Particular Part Of Your Head Before? โœ‹๐Ÿ˜‚ Can’t Get The Results You Like At All? Blended Textures Could Be Why! On The Other Hand, You May Not Have Had All The Extra Headache I Did Because Your Hair Is Pretty CONSISTENT! Lol

Once You’ve Cleansed The “Naughty Coil Ju-Ju’s” ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž Check Your Email For This Week’s Daily Hair Growth Regimen. Now Is The Time To Start Training & Telling Your Hair You Love It! No, Not Literally (Although I Do Talk To My Hair– As If It Were A Plant ๐ŸŒน) But Speaking Into It Life By MAKING Sure Your Hair Is Moisturized, Free Of Build-Up, And Always Thriving! The Time Is Now, To Rejuvenate Your Antennas ๐Ÿ“ก

If You Haven’t Signed Up To Receive EXCLUSIVE Hair Care Regimen Emails, Please Submit Your Name, Social Media Username (For A Tagged Response If Applicable), And Anything Else Under The Sun โ›… To: MochaKittzKittz@Gmail.Com

As I’ve Stated Before, I’m Only Posting General Information About Hair On Rantings of Mocha ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿ’„If That’s What You’re Here For, Thank You So Much For Stopping By!

But My Doll Babies #InspireNation Will Get A Newsletter Via Email Of MY BEST Slay Secrets, etc… Blah, BLAH, Blahs ๐Ÿ˜‚<== (When You Catch Writer’s Block Mid-Sentence ๐Ÿ˜ฐ๐Ÿ˜ญ Hey, I’m Honest) ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ™Œ Come On, Push Through And Join The Mysterious World Of #InspireNation!

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