To figure out if your hair skews thicker or thinner, pluck a single strand from a spot on your scalp that’s fairly dense. Once you’ve done that, compare it to a piece of sewing thread. If it’s similar or wider than the thread, your hair is thick. If it’s slighter than the thread, your hair is on the thinner side.
Density also plays a part in the way your hair absorbs conditioners, and hair products in general. To check the density of your hair, throw it in a ponytail. If your hair is less dense, the circumference of your ponytail will be less than two inches. Anything wider than that means you’ve got medium to high density hair. If your hair isn’t long enough for a ponytail, here’s a quick way to check: If it’s fairly easy to see your scalp through your hair, your hair is on the less dense side.
The pattern of your curl (or the lack thereof) is another guide to selecting the perfect Remedy for your locks. If you have straight hair, follow our tips to nail down the thickness and density of your mane, and you’ll be on your way to the hydration station. If you’re blessed with curly tresses, you’ve probably noticed that your ends are a little more dry and damaged—this is because natural oils from your scalp have a hard time traveling down the twists and turns of your strands. Nothing a little Remedy can’t remedy, though.
Have beachy waves? Grab some Remedy for Fine Hair to give your hair some moisture without weighing it down. Thicker hair with bouncy ringlets? Use the original Remedy Colorless Hair Mask to keep your curls hydrated. S- or Z-patterned curls? Hydration is absolutely essential to prevent breakage on these coils—use Remedy for Fine Hair as often as you like, and The Remedy as a moisture-packed hair mask treatment whenever you feel like nourishing your curls—we recommend once a week or every other week.