Please Check These Out!

Information about caring for Type 3 and Type 4 hair is vast and  conflicting.  At this page, I share the resources that I wish someone had shared with my when I first decided to wear my natural, Type 4 hair. I’m STRAIGHT now that I’ve explored the streamlined collection of video clips, websites, and YouTube channels listed below.

If I had found these resources FIRST, they would have saved me so much time and money and worry . . . and hairThe Green Beauty YouTube Channel alone is life-changing.

Sometimes knowledge changes everything. Please do check out the collection of resources below and let me know what you think! They are indispensable and not-to-be missed, in my humble opinion. 🙂


If you can explore no other resource on this page, please explore these two:

Example Green Beauty YouTube Channel video: The LCO versus LOC for Low Porosity versus High Porosity Hair

Resources by Category

Start here to learn about harmful ingredients in hair products and how to avoid them:

Start here to learn about the potential silicone-sulfate endless cycle of hair dryness to help you decide whether you want to avoid non-water-soluble silicones in hair products or not:

  • Curly Girl Method (explanation of and rationale behind a silicone-free method of caring for curly hair)

Start here to understand how the dew point affects what ingredients you should or should not use on your hair and to look up your city’s dew point and get recommended styling strategies/ingredients based on the day’s weather and dew point in your city:

Start here to accurately, thoroughly, and deeply understand caring for natural Type 3/4 hair: