Work With What You’ve Got: How To Embrace Your Natural Texture
Own your texture whether you’ve got straight hair, waves, curls, or coils.
After a year spent indoors, so many women put down their curling irons and straighteners and rediscovered their natural hair texture. Wearing your mane in its natural state is effortless, carefree, and best of all, won’t cause your strands any damage. Wondering how to embrace your natural texture—and more importantly—love the way it looks? Keep scrolling.
First things first: In order to embrace your hair texture, you’ll need to know exactly what you’re working with. A hair texture chart will be able to help you identify your hair pattern and what products you’ll need to build the best hair care and styling routine.
If you want to determine the true texture of your hair, be sure to look at it when it’s free of product completely. Wash and condition your hair and allow it to air dry. As it dries, you will begin to see your natural texture. Does it curl up? Stay straight? Do you have loose waves or tighter coils? Once your hair is fully dry, refer to the hair texture types chart to figure out your true hair pattern.
Want to learn more about how to embrace your natural texture? Whether you have natural wavy hair, curly hair, or pin straight strands, keep scrolling for our top natural hair texture tips and some of the best products to try for every hair type.