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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 22 2007 at 11:24am
Originally posted by cSaint68 cSaint68 wrote:

Thanks for posting AfroGerman_Girl!!
 
I didn't know the 3b catagory had so many subtypes.  Based on this I would say I'm a 3b3/3a underneath.
 
 
Wow, you have such beautiful hair, so healthy-looking!Clap Yes, you look like a 3a or 3b1 in your avatar...
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 22 2007 at 10:38am
Thanks for posting AfroGerman_Girl!!
 
I didn't know the 3b catagory had so many subtypes.  Based on this I would say I'm a 3b3/3a underneath.
 
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 22 2007 at 10:31am
with your hair typing system it looks as though I'm 3b8, 3c, and 4a all mixed together. But moreso 3c.
 
3b9 looks looser than 3b8.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: Jul 22 2007 at 6:14am
I have decided to try and replicate the hair type chart that www.blendedbeauty.net used to have. For some reason they replaced it with a different chart, but I thought the old one was good. So I've triedto work from memory and replicate it as best as possible. I welcome any constructive criticism or suggestions for improvement!
 

Hair typing system by AfroGerman_girl (derived from the old hair typing system on www.blendedbeauty.net)

 
Type 1 straight hair
Type 1 Straight hair
 
Type 2a big loose waves
 
Type 2b smaller, tighter waves
 
Type 3a big, loose curls
 

Type 3b big cupid curls to small spiral curls

 

This group has up to 9 subtypes, categorized by size and tightness of curl

 


3b1

 

3b2

3b3
3b4
3b5
 
3b6
 
3b7
 
3b8
 
3b9
 
3c small, tight corkscrew curls
 

4a has a clearly visible curl and wave pattern that ranges from pen size curls to pen spring size coils

4b - has a tighter wave pattern and kinks of various size

 

Note: often you will find different curl types on the same head, so if your hair does not clearly fit into any of these categories, you have a combination of textures, which is common!

 

Also note that each hair type can be ranging from highly textured (i.e. coarse) to lowly textured (i.e. fine/silky).  

    

This is a good example of a loose curl that is highly textured.                                              



Edited by AfroGerman_Girl - Jul 31 2007 at 2:23pm
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