Unlike a standard haircut done on straightened or blown-out hair, a curly cut is done on unmanipulated natural hair. This technique can “improve the natural beauty of curls by creating balance, enhancing volume, and adding definition while diminishing frizz,” says Dazy Lyn, hairstylist and owner of Dazy Lyn Studio.
What is a haircut for curly hair?
The Deva Cut is a dry cutting technique designed specifically for curly hair and the goal is to have your curls frame your face. A Deva Cut won't thin or texturize your hair because that can increase frizz. This method is best for clients with tight ringlet curls who wear their hair curly almost all the time.
What is the curly cut method?
A curly cut is when your stylist cuts your hair while it's dry. Unlike standard cutting methods, this method is tailor made for afro-textured hair. It allows the stylist to cut the hair according to the way it would naturally fall when worn in it's curly state.
What to ask for a curly cut?
Ask for layers, but avoid razors, thinning scissors or sliding scissors. UNLESS you're looking for a textured, choppy look. Or your going for a shag cut, which is very on trend for 2021. And only ask for bangs, aka a fringe, if you're absolutely 100% sure you want them!
Is a step cut better than a layer cut for curly hair?
Step cut is best suited for thick hair types that are wavy or curly. Layer cuts are best suited for thin hair types like straight or scanty textured hair which require more volume.
What's the best cut for curly hair?
“The best styles and cuts for curly hair include long curls with fringes, short side-parted curls, bob cut, shoulder cut, long layers and center-parted curls,” she says. With layers in particular, you're making sure your hair doesn't have too much heft at the bottom, all in one place.