Definition of Fine Hair Texture, Is Your Hair Fine or Thin

Is your hair Fine or Thin?   

Hair texture is classified as being Fine, Medium, or Coarse.  The texture is determined by measuring the circumference (thickness of each hair strand) of the hair. The definition of fine hair texture can be tricky because textures of hair can be very different from one individual to another, You can also have different hair textures on the same head.  It could be finer hair around your face while medium or coarse texture toward the crown.  It can vary greatly on every individual person.
Fine, Medium, and Coarse hair can be present on all individuals including all racial and ethnic types.

Definition of Fine Hair Texture

Definition of Fine Hair Texture

There is an easy test you can do to check and see if your hair is fine.  Hold a single hair in between your finger tips,  if you can’t feel anything, then you have fine hair.  If you can feel the hair between your fingertips, then you have medium hair.  If you feel a thick, coarse strand, then you have coarse hair.  This is one definition of fine hair texture.  Fine hair can be almost translucent in appearance at times. This texture of hair often has no elasticity to it.  There is a simple test to do for elasticity.  Hold hair between finger tips,  Pull hair taunt.  Now stretch the hair….. does the hair stretch a lot, a little or did it break.  This can help to determine if you have fine hair. Continue reading Definition of Fine Hair Texture, Is Your Hair Fine or Thin