By Tiffany Mae
The follicle of straight hair is perfectly round as opposed to curly hair’s follicle being oval shaped. This causes the hair to air dry and fall straight.
Brushing your hair is enough to make it look ‘done’
Looks neat and tidy
Hard to achieve the ‘lived in’ messy Pinterest hair
Roots growing in looks more obvious
Pony tail dents
Your hair can be manipulated to be wavy and also smoothed out fairly easy.
Has more volume than straight hair
Beach waves are always in
Can be inconsistent
Looks disheveled, not curly not straight.
Follicle adopts an oval shape which is different than the perfectly round follicle that creates straight hair. The flatter the oval, the curlier the hair.
Pros: you stand out from the crowd
You can go multiple days without washing
Holds a style very well
Cons: curls tend to be very dry
Requires a lot of product to style
Requires a lot of shine and condition
A single strand of your hair is smaller in diameter than sewing thread.
Can have a tendency to break easily and get tangled frequently.
Focus on cleansing, mousses for volume and very small amounts of oils specifically made for fine hair.
Fast dry time
Easier to style
Cons: tangles easily
Needs to be washed more frequently
A single strand of your hair is about average and close in diameter to sewing thread, not too thick and not to thin.
Pros: generally the easiest texture to work with
Holds style well
Coarse: Coarse refers to the diameter of a single hair strand. Your hair is coarse when a single hair is as thick as or thicker than sewing thread
Holds a blowout for days
Cons: time consuming to style
Can be heavy and cause headaches
Skinny: Density refers to the amount of hair you have on your head. The average human has 100,000 hairs on their head, you are average or a little less, so closer to the low average of 81,000
Normal: Density refers to the amount of hair you have on your head. The average human has 100,000 hairs on their head. Low is 81,000 and high is 121,000 you are most likely right in the middle.
Full: Density refers to the amount of hair you have on your head. The average human has 100,000 hairs on their head, you are above average so closer to the high average of 121,000