Different Types of Curls
Curly hair is a very delicate hair type because it is fragile and if not adequately taken care easily breaks off.
That’s why a simple way of adding curls to your look is by installing curly hair extensions.
The curly hair extension, no doubt, comes as a solution for people who would love to add more volume and style at the same time.
However, before buying any curly hair extension, you must understand that each curl is different.
Although this may sound surprising to you, particularly if you’ve harbored the idea that all curls are equal for a long time.
Actually, there are different types of curls out there, and your choice depends largely on your style and personality.
While some individuals who prefer to add more volume to their natural hair would opt for the kinky curls, another may opt for jerry curls for their simplicity and ease of maintenance.
It presents waves in the form of S; it is the most common type of curl. It usually has a lot of brightness and is very easy to work with.
Therefore, it serves a whole lot of purpose for people who love experimenting on a whole lot of styles.
The Wavy Curl comes in three forms, and they include:
- Type A: The waves appear from medium to ends; it has a lot of brightness. It is less bulky and light, giving the scalp room for fresh air.
- Type B: The waves are born closer to the root, loses definition easily, and tends to curl in the upper area of the head.
- Type C: Gives rise to waves and curls that form from the root and has coarse waves. It loses definition more easily and supports drying and plates very well.
2. Afro Curls
Also known as urban style. It includes a type Z pattern. It has a rough feel, is fragile and fluffy in appearance.
- Type A: S-shaped curls and the size of a crochet hook. Fragile hair, since it has less natural protection than the other types of curls. And retains much more moisture than previous.
- Type B: Type of curls with a Z shape. They can shrink their length by 75%. Its texture varies from coarse to fine, as it does not have a similar shape. Being so curly, it feels rough to touch.
- Type C: It also shrinks its length by 75%. It has no defined curl pattern. The curl varies between coarse and fine, nor does it have a similar shape. Thus, it lacks definition.
This is every woman’s favorite type of curls, and this is because it is more suitable for virgin Brazilian Remy weave hair (the highest quality of human hair).
Apart from its sleek texture and extra volume, it has a lot of fluffs and puts the wearer on the spotlight.
Jerry curls are permed hairstyles popular among African American with short hairs.
It was invented by famous hairdresser Jerry Redding which explains where the hairstyle got its name from.
The jerry curl is easy to maintain and gives a glossy look that illuminates the hairline.