There is actually a whole glossary for Natural Hair. So reviewing the glossary is helpful to us Newbies.
The type of hair that I have does not create those naturally spiral curls when wet.
My hair type (4/B) produces small wavy curls. The curls have little definition and are hard to see when the hair is dense. So in order to create large curls that are defined in a style, I have to twist my hair. Twists are usually left in for several days to achieve greater curl definition. There are also many products on the market that enhance curl definition, while also keeping the hair moisturized.
My first twist out was a challenge. The twists were done small, so although there was curl definition, they were hard to see because of the density of my hair. The curls did not stay very long because they…
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