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Faux Hawk for Curly Hair

Faux Hawk for Curly Hair

You can style a faux hawk for curly hair as well. Although, you first need to get rid of the curls. Find out what exactly is the procedure through this article.
HairGlamourista Staff
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2018
If you have curly hair, you can play around and experiment with many haircuts and hairstyles. If you are bored with the regular curly hairstyles and want to try a different look, you can straighten your hair and then experiment with hairdos which suit straight and fine hair. One such hairstyle is the faux hawk. Many would say that it is very difficult to style it with curly hair. This point is slightly true and it becomes difficult if curly hair is being styled into a faux hawk without first being straightened.
Portriat of Man in Curly Fawk Hawk Haircut
Stylish Man in Fawk Hawk Haircut
The 'faux hawk', also known as a 'fohawk', is a slight variant of the extremely famous Mohawk haircut. In order to understand this style, you first need to understand Mohawk. In a Mohawk, the hair is cut from the sides and the hair on the crown is gelled in the upwards direction, creating a line of standing or spiked-up hair from the front of the head to the nape. Note that in a Mohawk, the hair at the sides is trimmed to make a sharper look of hair at the top of the head. Now, in a faux hawk, the only difference is that the hair at the sides is not cut, yet set on the crown upwards.
This is a hairstyle that mostly looks good on people with straight and fine hair. However, even if you have curly hair, you can still wear this stylish hairdo, but with first treating the curls in the right manner. As the curls tend to go out of place, you will have to use good quality hairspray and hair-gel to straighten the hair and keep them in place. It would also be better if you get the hair trimmed to around one or one and a half inches so that it would set properly.
How to Style a Faux Hawk with Curly Hair
Beautiful Woman in Faux Hawk Haircut
African-american Woman in Faux Hawk Haircut
After you have cut your hair to an appropriate length, you need to untangle all curls. You can do so by properly shampooing the hair and applying a good texturizing cream. The next step is to use a hair dryer for drying out the hair. Blow dry the hair on the crown of the head. At this point, you will have to use a flat iron to further straighten the hair. If the hair sits down again, use the appropriate amount of hairspray or gel to style and hold it in the upward direction. After the hair has been straightened completely, finish it up by giving final touches, setting all the individual strands of hair in place.

If you want to wear a faux hawk without straightening your curly hair, you still will be able to wear the hairdo, but it would be a lot thicker and voluminous on the crown.