CURL TALK

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"Your curl type is determined by the shape of the follicle that your hair grows out of or from your scalp. The flatter or more oval-shaped the follicle, the curlier your hair; the more circular the cross-section, the straighter your hair. Your curl pattern is also identified by the shape that the strands of hair make, whether they kink, curve, or wind around themselves into spirals.

Most people with textured hair have more than one type of pattern on their head, "so you may have a combination of, say, kinky, coily, wavy, and curly

 

 Identifying your curl shape and pattern (or patterns) is best determined while your hair is sopping wet. 

A simple breakdown: Type 1s are straight, Type 2s are wavy, Type 3s are curly, and Type 4s are coily.

The sub-classifications of A to C are based on the width or diameter of your wave, curl, or coil pattern. Type As have a wider pattern size, Type Bs medium, and Type Cs the smallest of the three. "The real beauty of identifying your hair type is that you’re better at understanding how to care for your texture so you can have more versatility,

KNOW YOUR CURL TYPE

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THE HAIR CUTICLE:

The shaft of a health cuticle is closed up with enough jagged spaces to adsorp and release moisture. When our hair receive chemical treatments like color, perms, relaxers the cuticle lifts and opens more. When the hair cuticle is over stressed with layers of layers off over manipulated stressed hair it then becomes fully damage

The ability to regulate moister and or allow the sebum to travel down the shaft is highly influenced  by a health regime

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A HEALTHY SCALP

It goes without saying a health scalp willl led to healthy hair.

Our Mocha mudd Mask works wonders in rejuvenating and restoring your scalp to a balanced state. Common results are no longer a dry or itch scalp. Dandruff is eliminated and vibrance in the quality of the hair strand.

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Mocha mudd creates a positive charge that draws out the toxins in our blood system creating a balance of 

KNOWING : IS YOUR POWER.

Knowing the state your hair is in should be your first step. Once you determine what you need then pairing the right product with the ingredients and a goal in mind will get your hair to the state you desire.

Healthy hair is a result of a consistent good regime paired with quality products.

Hair porosity is a key player in effectively moisturizing our hair. If you are on either end of the spectrum (low or high porosity) then you know how daunting it can seem to keep your hair moisturized. This is due to the outer layer aka cuticle of the hair. The way the cuticle of your hair lays and opens is the determining factor of your porosity.

HEALTH HAIR STARTS WITH YOU

LOW POROSITY

CHARACTERISTICS

Recommend 

1. Do not forgo shampoo

 2.Don’t skip the heat with your conditioners

3. Don’t use heavy leave-in conditioners too often 

4 .Don’t use heavy butters and oils

MEDIUM POROSITY CHARACTERISTICS

Recommend

If your hair has normal (medium) porosity strands, your cuticles “float” open and close easily – which means your strands easily accept and retain moisture. While your curls could be in the “just right” category, your hair needs can range – you might need more moisture, hold, or protein.  Exactly what it needs can vary, especially with seasonal change.  Balance your routine with a mixture of moisture and hold until you find what works for you!

  

HIGH POROSITY CHARACTERISTICS

LETS TEST YOUR HAIR PORISITY

Recommend 

As you moisturize your hair, don't let all that conditioning work go to waste by not holding that moisture in. The L.O.C. method will work very well on high porosity hair, especially with heavy butter like shea or mango as the "cream" sealants. Use a lighter hand with the butter if your hair is relaxed, but definitely focus on the ends of your tresses, every night if necessary. Try Our 

Hair and Body Butter Balm

Get into the habit of weekly deep conditioning. The goal here is to manage your damaged tresses while promoting healthy new growth that doesn't become high porosity.

Our Curl release wash will add in moisture and restore the natural health of your hair.

Follow up with Carmel brûlée leave in.

To restore moisture

Use our Revive and Restore Deep Conditioner mask.

POROSITY