DESCRIBED AS: springy, spongy, tight, type 4 hair, type 3 hair

Distinguishing Characteristics

Coily hair is made up of densely packed corkscrew curls that scrunch up and give tremendous volume; it has a finer texture and weight; it requires a lot of moisture to stay soft, defined, and resist tangles; and it works well with twist-outs and stretched-style treatments.

4A hair
Type 4A hair has a supple S-pattern coil that leans and struts snap-back stuff