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Type 3

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Type 3 Curly Hair
Type 3 Curly Hair
Type 3 Curly Hair
Type 3 Curly Hair

Type 3 - Curly Hair

Type 3a Curly HairType 3a Curly Hair


  • There is a definite loopy "S" pattern
  • Curls are well-defined and springy
  • Type 3 hair has a lot of body; it is easily styled in its natural state or straightened with a blow-dryer
  • It isn't coarse, like many believe, but soft and very fine—there's just a lot of it
  • Combinations of Type 3a and 3b curls are common
  • There are two Type 3 subtypes:

3a: Curls are naturally big, loose and usually very shiny.

Circumference: sidewalk-chalk size

3a celebrities: AnnaLynne McCord, Debra Messing, Taylor Swift, Nicole Kidman


The best Jessicurl products for 3a hair will depend on if your hair is fine and gets weighed

down easily or if it's thick, dry and needs more moisture.


If your hair is fine, use:

If your hair is thick and coarse, use:

Thanks to our friends at 
NaturallyCurly for sharing the Hair Typing System with us!