Hairs can be straight, curly or wavy and this factor is one of the most important one while choosing a proper hairstyle for an individual. They are categorized according to degree of curl in the hair strand. While straight hair has no curl, wavy hair has soft curls while curly hair is very twisted and has a spring like structure.
Straight hair can range from fine blonde hair as of Scandinavians to
thick and coarse hair that some Indians and Asians have. You can change
the texture of these hairs by perming the hair, use various hair
products in the market and set them in various styles. Coloring thin
straight hair adds texture and fullness to hair strands while thick
straight hair or very coarse straight hair need extra time, skill and
perming rods to achieve the desired look. Straight hair of any texture
can take simple and geometric haircuts like bobs while very straight and
thick hair do not curl or perm easily. If you want to give them another
texture, then you may need to perm them frequently.
Most desirable and enviable, wavy hair have soft natural movement and
you can easily shape them in any desired style using hairstyling
products. You simply have to blow dry them to get straight hair or
scrunch them a little to give them a curly effect. Lightly layered hair
are the best choice while you can maximize their appearance by adding
hair highlights or lowlights using hair colors and shine enhancing
products. They can be shaped best into retro and romantic hairstyles.
Curly hairs often have much hair volume but are dull and are not easily
manageable. You may choose long or short haircut but it is better to
choose a layered hairstyle look. You can straighten the curls a bit and
bring shine into the hair using brilliantines, surface silkeners, hair
pomades and soft hair fixatives. Most of the African Americans sport
very coarse and curly hair that need chemical retexturizing, hair
coloring or hair relaxing to smoothen the hair and make them more
manageable. One of the most important instrument used to tone down curly
hair are deep, heat-activated hair conditioners but their constant use
may result in breakage and split ends.