We all want what we don’t have right? Those who have curly hair wish they had straight hair and those who have straight hair long for a natural wave. My hair is naturally curly but most mornings I tend to break out my trusty iron and straighten it – why? Probably because I haven’t yet found a hairstyle that suits my curly hair. I’ve now realised that the trick to a great curly hairstyle begins with the perfect haircut. It seems logical but finding a stylist that can competently cut curly hair can be difficult but if you can find a hair stylist that has a similar textured hair to yours they’re probably going to know how to cut curly hair better than straight hair.
After you’ve found a stylist, they should be able to recommend what cut is going to suit your hair the most. Depending on whether your curls are tight or loose, how wide the curls are and how much spring they have, are all going to be factors in determining which cut will suit you the best. A popular cutting technique for curly hair is the ‘Carve and Slice’ which removes most of the bulk to avoid the pyramid look, whilst leaving the curls to fall gracefully in their natural pattern.
Once you’ve decided on a cut with your stylist the next important thing to remember is to use the right products to tame the frizz and manage your curls, as curly hair tends to dry out more than straight hair. There are an abundance of products that are suitable including Moroccan Oil that nourishes and conditions dry hair without weighing it down or making it stiff. Great product can make the difference between an ok hairstyle and a great hairstyle, so make the investment.
So here are some curly medium length hairstyle ideas, from tight curls right through to waves, to prove that curly hair doesn’t need to be an unruly mess.
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