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Will This Work With My 4B type Hair?
These techniques should work really well on any type of curl (except barely curly hair that gets limp easily).Parts of my hair in the back of my head are 4a, which is just slightly less curly than 4B. My techniques are meant to be super-gentle and cause very little damage, which is important for any type of curl, but especially for wonderful coils like yours.

A wonderful thing to do with short hair is what my mom calls "Doodles". This is what my mom did with her hair when it was all cut off, and her hair was stunning.

To create your doodles, first gently shampoo your scalp and rinse well, and put a good conditioner in it. Leave the conditioner in, and while your hair is still very wet, comb it, and take each curl, or several natural curls you see wanting to form, and twist it around your fingers. BeforeYou can check out how Aja is doing this to her hair, and how stunning her curls are afterward.This will give you lots and lots of cute, tiny Shirley Temple curls. You can also look at Chi's, Mya's and Frances' doodles as well.

After you finish twirling all your adorable curls, leave the conditioner in, and let them dry. They should last about a week if you don't brush or comb them. My mom got lots of compliments when she did her hair like that (until it reached her shoulders, then her hair was long enough to just smooth each curl). Aja said she also gets lots of complements on her lovely curls.

In the morning, your hair may look fuzzy and all your curls smashed, but they are easy to refresh. Simply wet your hands, rub a bit more of the same conditioner you used to comb on them too, and smooth your hands over your hair. Then wet and condition your hands again, and re-twirl around your fingers any fuzzy curls. This will make your curls spring back to life.

The tighter your curls in an area, the smaller the little curls you need to make to keep your hair together. For example, if you have very tight curls in, say, your back-crown area like I do, you'll need to make and twirl very tiny curls, some as small as 20 strands in some sections--I have an area on the crown of my head where I have to make curls that small.

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