17″ of very dark brown hair with hints of red. Product of “ginger” red, curly-haired mother and black-haired father. Red shows more in summer, black more in winter. Never colored or dyed, never blow dried, or straightened. No frizz, thick (regularly breaks hair elastics), strong, smooth, soft. Very versatile- type 3b curl post-wash relaxes to wavy over three days. Washed exclusively with devacurl low poo shampoo and one condition conditioner for the last 4 years.