Straight hair falls smoothly and has a glossy consistency since the natural oils from the scalp easily work their way to the bottom. Straight hair doesn’t need much conditioning since it’s typically soft and smooth. However, straight hair has a higher tendency to lack volume, look flat, and get greasier than other hair types.
Wavy hair boasts the best of both worlds. It is easy to straighten, keep wavy, or curl. However, wavy hair can get greasy at the scalp and dry at the ends and is prone to frizz.
Curly hair is bouncy, playful and full of volume. The strand thickness can range from fine to coarse but is most often fine. The greatest challenges for curly hair types are frizz, lack of curl definition, and dryness.
Coily hair is composed of tight curls ranging from fine to coarse, and it is the most fragile of all hair types. This type of hair is filled with texture, so you won’t have to worry about your hair slipping out of a braid or style. However, coily hair tends to be dry, which is easily addressed with a few simple tips...