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Whats my hair type? How can I change it?

weekweek Posts: 1Registered Users
Hi guys, I was wondering what my hair type is because I want to change it to 4b hair. Do you guys know how I can do that? I want to change my hair type because I am growing an Afro right now so when my hair gets big/long enough I can get a hightop.
The picture with my hair curly, it did that by itself
In the picture where my hair is up, I picked it out
Thanks for the help!:wink:

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  • BluebloodBlueblood Posts: 1,748Registered Users
    You can't change your hair type.

    What you can do if you want less defined curls is pick you hair out with a comb - lots of guys use an afro comb and do it on dry hair.

    However your hair is very likely to revert to it's natural texture, in full or part, if it gets wet or simply with the humidity in the air.

    Boys in my family with various curl patterns have tried this. In the end the ones with looser curl textures and/or lower densities found their hair just reverted back to their natural curl pattern so after 2-4 months just gave up.
  • CGSince2002CGSince2002 Posts: 1,073Banned Users
    I agree with the above but 'maybe' you can try using a strong gel for hold, then pick it out after it dries, the gel may help it stay put longer.
    Joined Curltalk 1st time in early '02 shortly after starting CG. I'm a non-practicing Cosmetologist.
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    CO-wash: VO5 K&L
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    LI: Beautiful Curls w/Shea Butter & C.O., Hollywood Beauty OO Creme, VO5 K&L, Aveda Be Curly Curl Enhancer.
    Gels: LAL Wet Look, ORS Lock & Twist.
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  • C0deMonkeyC0deMonkey Posts: 7Registered Users
    I don't don't think you can change your hair type.
  • SaraBrSaraBr Posts: 4Registered Users
    week wrote: »
    Hi guys, I was wondering what my hair type is because I want to change it to 4b hair. Do you guys know how I can do that? I want to change my hair type because I am growing an Afro right now so when my hair gets big/long enough I can get a hightop.
    The picture with my hair curly, it did that by itself
    In the picture where my hair is up, I picked it out
    Thanks for the help!:wink:
    You can straighten your hair if you want. But much depends on thin or thick your hair