What can I do with natural 4b hair?

What can I do with natural 4b hair?

How To Take Care Of 4b Hair?

  1. Treat your hair to a hot oil massage with coconut oil, castor oil or almond oil at least once a week to deeply nourish it from within.
  2. Condition your hair every time you wash it and go for a deep conditioner at least twice a month to add and retain moisture in your hair.

How long does 4b hair grow a year?

How long can 4C hair grow? Your hair grows at roughly ½ inch per month which means that the typical head of hair will grow six inches per year. 4C hair is made of tight coils which makes it more prone to dryness and shrinkage.

Does 4b hair have shrinkage?

Here’s how to know if you have Type 4B hair: Even more prone to breakage because of its sharp edges. Requires a lot of moisture and care. Can see shrinkage up to 70% of its length.

How often should 4b wash hair?

Shampooing and Co-Washing 4b Curls I wash my hair every 2 to 3 weeks depending on oil build up. Everyone is different, but generally washing 4b hair types every week may be too often. Washing too often can cause your hair to dry, which like I said above, can lead to breakage.

Does 4B hair have curl pattern?

Type 4B hair does not have a clearly defined curl pattern, and it’s soft and fluffy. Its tight coils form a “Z” shape, and it resembles a zigzag shape with sharp angles, which makes this hair type extremely prone to dryness.

Does 4B hair have shrinkage?

How often should you wash 4B natural hair?

You should only be washing your natural hair once every two weeks. Yes, once every two weeks unless you feel your hair is in desperate need of a wash. If this is the case, it’s better to wash your hair with a shampoo that provides a gentle cleanse, or better yet, a cleansing conditioner.

Why is my 4b hair not growing?

Excessive washing of Type 4 hair is probably going to cause more dryness, but a lack of washing and product buildup can be just as much of a setback. Buildup of products can cause the hair to stick together and cause knots, and a clean scalp is important in maintaining healthy hair growth.

Which type 4 hair has the most shrinkage?

Shrinkage is the difference between what your hair looks like when it’s wet and gently stretched to its maximum length and what it looks like when it’s dry. It happens to all curls, from type 2 to type 4. However, it’s definitely more noticeable in type 4 coils because type 4s have tighter curls.

What does Type 4B hair look like?

Type 4B: Instead of coiling or curling, you have hair that bends in sharp angles. They look quite a bit like the letter Z. The curl is tighter and far less defined, having the circumference of an ink pen. The strands range from wiry and coarse to fine and thin.

What 4B hair looks like?