How to use serum with type 4 hair :
- Shampoo and condition hair
- Wash out throughly
- Pump serum into your hands and rub both hands together. ( Use your own discretion with the amount of pumps you use, try three- four pumps first depending on hair's length)
- Apply to the hair starting from the ends and going upward
- Apply any other gels or creams you normally use
- Style as usual
- Once fully dry, apply a few more pimps of serum , making sure not to disrupt the curls.
- Give you hair a shake and VOILA you'll have gorgeous, shiny, healthy looking great smelling curls
Tips and Hacks
- When brushing hair always brush gently through tangles
- When combing and brushing always start at the ends first then the rest of your hair.(DO NOT bush and comb from root to ends.)
- If you dont feel like applying serum with your hand apply serum to your brush and use that to apply the serum evenly.
- When taking out your braid outs and twist outs make sure to have a little serum on your fingertips for an easier takedown process
- During the week if your hair looks dry add a little of your fav leave- in conditioner and follow up and a few pumps of serum to revive your curls between wash days.
- Coily or tightly curled hair
- Can look coarse but is actually very soft and delicate
- Lots of tight coils and forms an “S” pattern when stretched
- 4A hair is prone to dryness and damage, so it needs all the moisture it can get, to keep it healthy and strong
- 4B hair does not have a clearly defined curl pattern
- It's soft and fluffy
- Coils form a “Z” shape, and it resembles a zigzag shape with sharp angles
- Prone to dryness
- 4C textures are similar to 4B textures, but the tightly coiled strands are more fragile and less definition.
- Very tight zig-zag pattern that is sometimes indiscernible to the eye
- Greatest amount of shrinkage (about 75 percent or more)
- 4b hair is fluffy and can be soft or coarse depending on hair texture
- Tendency to break and tangle more easily