Coily Hair

Type 4 hair can appear much shorter than it is (a phenomenon known as shrinkage). If you look closely at a strand of hair and it looks like small, tight corkscrews the size of a crochet needle, you're seeing Type 4A coils. Type 4B coils are tighter than 4A and more closely resemble the spring of a pen. If you have Type 4C hair, then your coils will be similar to the 4B curl pattern but you may have higher density (more hair strands per square inch) and coarser strands (each individual strand is wider), which creates greater shrinkage and less curl definition.

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Washing and Conditioning: OI ShampooConditioner and Hair Butter

These products hydrate without weighing hair down. They hydrate and heal hair without adding weight it build up. The Butter can be used before to detangle or as a masque for extra dry times.


Primer: OI All in One Milk

This leave in treatment moisturizer works best on wash day or before water to reset hair. It packs a moisturizing punch! 

Styling: EVO Liquid Rollers

This MVP is perfect for wash and dry days or twists and braids. It does not contribute to frizz and resets with water. 




The Curl Store

wed 3-6

fri 3-6

sat 11-6

sun 12-4

The Curl Salon

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Pittsburgh, PA 15212



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