4C Hair: Must-Have Products for Your Hair Type

Miriam Herst | 24 May 2019
4c short hair afro natural looking curls

The secret to happy and healthy 4C curls.

4C hair is bares a lot of resemblance to 4B hair. It’s important to note that the former is more tightly coiled than the latter. Some women who have 4C hair describe their curl pattern as being virtually nonexistent. The truth is that the it’s just a really tight coil. 4C hair can be defined by twisting, braiding or shingling and is beautiful when styled in any of the ways we illustrate below!

If you’re looking to learn more about your 4C hair type, 4C hair texture and which products are the best for you, then read on:



Must-Have Products for 4C Hair



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Check out these must-have products for type 4C hair.

Women with hair type 4C curls will notice that their hair is on the coarser side. That said, it’s important to incorporate moisturizing hair products into your routine. Make sure to moisturize daily and to comb carefully. This will help you to avoid breakage. It’s really important to keep your curls hydrated and detangled. This will allow them to look and feel their best.

Suave Professionals Coconut Milk Deep Moisture Conditioner is a great way to hydrate 4C type hair and create the slippery texture required for damage-free combing. Use after cleansing with a nourishing shampoo, like Suave Professionals Coconut Milk Deep Moisture Shampoo, as the system is infused with the moisturizing power of coconut milk and helps quench even the driest strands.

SUAVE PROFESSIONALS COCONUT MILK INFUSION DEEP MOISTURE SHAMPOO
SUAVE PROFESSIONALS COCONUT MILK INFUSION DEEP MOISTURE CONDITIONER

Alternatively, you can use Nexxus Humectress Moisture Restoring Masque to bind moisture deep within each hair fiber to create a protective barrier of moisture within hair types 4C (and beyond). This hair mask provides deeply intense hydration without weighing your strands down.

NEXXUS HUMECTRESS MOISTURE RESTORING MASQUE

Last but certainly not least, we would suggest trying Dove Quench Absolute Intense Restoration Mask. This product helps prevent frizz and reduces breakage. It also helps give your curls a healthy dose of definition which makes styling much easier.

DOVE QUENCH ABSOLUTE INTENSE RESTORATION MASK

Finally, keep in mind that curls are only as happy as they are hydrated. Avoid overwashing your hair as this tends to dry it out and make sure to stock up on hydrating hair products to keep your curls nourished and bouncy.