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Welcome to Type 4 Fro, the new resource for those who have type 4a hair, 4b hair and 4c hair. Here you can find new natural hairstyles, product reviews, hair journeys, contests, tips/tricks and more for your hair! Join the community :)

We don't discriminate; if you're a male, a type 3 naturalista, or even have bone straight hair, we'd like you here too! Some tips and discussions will benefit ALL. 

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How to Build Your Natural Hair Routine while Transitioning

When I began transitioning in 2013, I had no idea that a routine was necessary or what a routine consisted of. In the process of learning what your hair likes or does not like is truly a personal preference. You have to pay attention to how your hair reacts and feels to certain products and styles.

A hair routine consists of what products you use, how often you moisturize your hair, how often you clean your hair and…

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Coconut Oil and dry hair

Coconut oil is a versatile oil that can be used for the hair, scalp and body. It has been used for years as a natural hair conditioner with great results. Our hair is made up of a protein called Keratin, when our hair is damaged it normally experiences a loss of protein which can lead to split ends and breakage. Coconut oil is known to have an affinity for the protein within our hair. The oil penetrates the strands and…

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Short hairstyles ideas?

So I just started going natural officially in august. I was transitioning during the summer but decided to just cut off the whole inch and a half of my relaxed ends off all at once. But now, I'm stuck with hair that's about 4in-6in (6in on top of my head) :( and when my hair is wet/curly it shrinks like CRAZY!! My hair type is around a 4b/4c but I need help with finding a good short hairstyle because I also have a widow's peak. (My hairline is sorta M shaped) anyone have any ideas for any…

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Arctic Air Not Good For My Hair

So winter seems to show up early this year and I was told that this winter was not going to be too nice to us. If you live up north like I do you know what I'm talking about. It's getting colder and colder by the day. I know one thing I cannot take the wind slapping my head as if I'm a rag doll. I love my hats but we have to be careful especially in the winter, but they can also become your worst enemy by spring. The number one thing I would like to avoid this winter is breakage. I've actually…

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what up!

Heeey guys! My name is Sarah and I was previously natural for about six years, but sadly put in a relaxer. I'm making the journey back to natural hair with marley braids and perhaps a big chop in the near future. I am mixed and have 4a/4b hair! I'm also from California and have quite a bit of experience with working with natural hair so I'm always here for any tips!

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Kinky Curly Knot Today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEnYGljLLkY&list=UUHygnd72ZLZXB-dyPkfOELA&index=5

So I wanted to try something new for my hair! I realized that my hair does not like a lot of different products, It's just not happy with all of that. So I was drawn to this light weight detangle and leave in. I must say, it was LOVE at first…

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Kinky Curly Curling Custard

Contrary to popular belief, this gel can work on type 4 hair. I use it the Kinky Curly Knot Today (KCKT)as a leave-in conditioner on fresh out of the shower, dripping wet hair and immediately detangle and then work the Curling Custard through my hair with my fingers. I rake the product through my hair and get amazing curl definition when it dries (which takes about a day).

Conserving this wash-n-go style reguires me to spay my hair (when it's finally dry) and sectioning my hair into…

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