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4a hair is tightly coiled, and when stretched creates an “S” pattern. This hair type is usually about the size of a crochet needle and it tends to hold moisture relatively well. If your Afro Baby has 4A hair, it should be easy for you to identify due to its ability to create almost perfectly uniform spirals when properly hydrated.
4A Example 1

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Slide What Makes 4A Hair Unique? Generally, 4A textured hair can present as either fine or wiry. Due to its ability to hold moisture well, you can experiment with thicker products; but if the hair is on the finer side, heavier styling gels and custards won’t be necessary. Unsure of your Afro Baby's Hair Type?
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Slide 4A Product Options for Afro Babies As mentioned before, 4A has the most defined curl pattern of the type 4 group which lends itself to wash n’ go hairstyles. Indulge your Afro Baby’s 4A coils with gentle, light shampoos like CURLS Cahsmere + Caviar Hair Bath. Deep condition utilizing heat, and then finish off the style with a light creamy hair custard. 4a product 1 Kinder Curls Super Curls and Creamy Curls Set 100% effective in all weather conditions, including humidity. 4a natural hair product Mielle Tinys & Tots Sacha Inchi Cleansing Shampoo Formulated for infants, toddlers, and children up to age 12. Gentle shampoo which moisturizes while cleansing 4a product 2 Rizos Curls Deep Conditioner for Curly Hair Moisturizes you or your little one's hair from within with natural ingredients including olive oil, sunflower oil and coconut oil to give extra strength and body. type-4a-hair-product-suggestion-hair-oil Darshana Natural Indian Hair Oil with Ayurvedic Botanicals No Mineral Oil, Parabens, Sulfates, Silicones, Artificial Color, Artificial Fragrance or Animal Testing - 5 Natural Oils in 1 ORS Curlies Unleashed Curl Detangling Shampoo for Kids Helps reduce breakage associated with the combing out process and helps the detangling and combing out process type-4a-hair-product-shampoo Ultimate Moroccan Argan Oil Hydrating Shampoo Infused with argan oil that is rich in essential fatty acids, antioxidants (such as vitamin E and carotenes) and natural moisturizers

Slide Best tip... The most important thing you can do when it comes to your little one's natural hair routine is understand their unique curl pattern. Knowing this will help you with both product and tool selection. Must-have Tools for Your Afro Baby Croc Clips Double Sided Edge Control Hair Brush Glide Thru Detangling Brush Useful Links 4 Homemade Deep Conditioner Recipes Top 10 Natural Hair Products for Kids Wash Day Routine for Kids with Natural Hair