View Full Version : Hair typing help

September 17th, 2012, 08:21 AM
Hey everyone! :)

So this is my first post here... ever! :D I've actually been registrered for a quite a while but I've never really felt the need to post anything until now.

This morning I decided to take some hair typing pictures since I'll be home all daaaay. I did a CWC and then let my hair air dry. I didn't towel dry, plop it or anything, I just let it do its own thing lol.

Right out of the shower and aaalll wet and stuff

Here's a picture of my (almost) dry hair, it was still a tiny bit wet though.

Aaand a closeup!

I originally took more pictures of my hair drying, but I am crap at taking pictures of my own hair so these are the ones that looked allright. :laugh: Oh, and sorry if the images are a bit big!

Well, I'm thinking my hair type is something around 2b, but I'm not really sure since some of the hair is straighter. Any ideas? :o


September 17th, 2012, 08:34 AM
I'd say 2C. I think you definitely have spirals there, but they're broken up by the layering. My spirals need length to show.

September 18th, 2012, 02:18 AM
This looks like 2b or 2c to me. That said, take my opinion with a pinch of salt because I've never even been able to hair type myself, never mind anyone else.

September 18th, 2012, 03:27 AM
2c with maybe a touch of 3a (looks like there are some spirally bits hidden under there somewhere). I think it's definitely too wavy to be a 2b which is a looser wave.

September 18th, 2012, 05:16 AM
Looks like 2c to me.

September 18th, 2012, 05:32 AM
Going with 2c/3a, definitely see some spirals. But more 2c. You could encourage the 3a to come out though!

September 18th, 2012, 05:46 AM
It looks a lot like mine does in the back. I call that 2c. The longer it gets, the curl might spiral more, so you can always do another typing then:)

September 18th, 2012, 06:54 AM
I agree with 2c/3a, but try again in a few years. I called myself 2c/3a for years, then noticed that the spirals of my now past-waist hair begin where the hair peels away from my head, not halfway down.

September 18th, 2012, 01:49 PM
Hey, thanks everyone! It really helped a lot :) I'll change my hairtype in the profile to 2c for now, but I'll probably do another hairtyping when it's gotten longer just to be sure :)

September 18th, 2012, 05:32 PM
Going with 2b. Can't quite see the spirals needed for 2c.

September 18th, 2012, 10:02 PM
Going with 2b. Can't quite see the spirals needed for 2c.

I thought once it got spirals it was heading into the 3s? The wave pattern is quite dense in her hair, which I think is beyond 2b (of course, it's always open to interpretation :D) I see 2b as being looser waves (but still more wavy than 2a).