Texture & Porosity Analysis
In braiding and other natural hairstyling, texture refers to the following three qualities:
•Diameter of hair: Is it coarse, medium, or fine? Where does it roughly fall on the “Textured Rainbow”. A person can have 2 – 3 different textures on their head.
•Texture determination: Establish the wave pattern or coil configuration.
•Is the hair straight, wavy, curly, or coiled? A coil is a very tight curl. It is spiral in formation and, when lengthened or stretched, resembles a series of loops.
•Density: Look for areas where the hair is thin.