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Find out what type my hair is?

Hello!

So I am new to cg and currently trying to become a cg (I stopped using shampoo just I accidentally have a conditioner with a silicone) and I want to figure out my hair type, texture, and porosity but how can I find out? Can you please give some tests that I can do to find out? Thanks!

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  • SaraNoHSaraNoH Posts: 827Registered Users
    If you enter in any of your queries into the search bar you will find tons (and really, I mean TONS!) of threads and article dedicated to just these questions.

    As far as type, go here: Hair Types on NaturallyCurly.com

    Also, there is a thread dedicated to starting newbies off right: http://www.naturallycurly.com/curltalk/newbies-info-introductions/97388-start-here.html
    CG Birthday: 7/25/11
    Type 3a/2c
    Dense, Fine in front Coarse in back, Low porosity
    Low-Poo: SM Moisture Retention Shampoo
    Rinse Out: Tresemme Naturals
    Leave In: ^^^^
    Stylers: AIF, Natural Silks Curly Gel
    *Desert Curly*
  • DevushkaDevushka Posts: 1,080Registered Users
    LiveCurlyLiveFree.com has some clear, concise info on hair properties and how to determine them Live Curly Live Free - Curly Hair Basics
    HTH
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]3b / Fine / Low (to Med) Density / Normal Porosity & Elasticity
    Currently Using [*Holy Grails*]
    Cleansers: DC No-Poo / DC Low-Poo / *BaSo & ACV*
    Co-Washes/ROs: CJ Beauticurls Argan & OO / DC OneC / Organicals DC Creme
    Additives: *Silk Amino Acids* / Honeyquat / Fragrance Oils
    LIs (found some!): KCKT / CJ Beauticurls LI / CJ Curl Assurance Smoothing Daily Condish
    DTs: *Coconut Oil* rinses / *Honey*, EVOO, & DC OneC / CJ Curl Rehab
    Sealer: *DM Super Buttercreme*
    Goal: APL Hair

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