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Short Haircuts for Curly Hair

Short Haircuts for Curly Hair

If you are a person who does not give much attention to your hair and its styling, make no mistake that your hair plays a very important part in your overall personality and presentation to the outside world. Read on to know how you can give a new look to your curly hair.
Amita Halbe
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2018
Did You Know?
Around 30,000 years back, Venus of Willendorf was carved along with a braided curly hairstyle. Since then, the trend of short curly hairstyles came into picture.
Everyone has different texture of hair. Some may have curly, some have smooth and silky hair. At times it becomes difficult to maintain your hair in your busy life. Any type of hairstyle depends upon your face shape, physic, complexion, etc. Most people feel, having long hair is one of the greatest assets. However, we need to know what best suits our personality. And the point to be noted is that, the hair care isn't a very easy task. A lot of care needs to be taken to maintain curly hair properly and in a presentable manner.

Hairdo may include varieties like weaves, cuts, different hair coloring ideas, perms, extensions, permanent relaxers, curling your hair, and many forms of texturing and styling. Out of all these types, you need to best judge what will suit you, and whether you have that much time to pay attention to your hair, especially when they are curly. It is difficult to maintain your long hair during long working hours. Long curly hair also can be difficult to maintain. The best solution for people with curly hair is to have a short haircut that can surely reduce all the tedious efforts of maintenance. Short hair suits any type of hair, be it oily, dry, or even rough.
Hairstyles for Short Hair
Short hairstyles are mostly decided by your personality and shape of your face. The main thing that you should keep in mind is the type of curls you have. You can first consult your hairstylist about what length you want to get a short haircut done. You will get satisfaction when yours and the stylists wavelength matches, and the end result will be a superb haircut. Texture is the most essential part of these hairstyles. Always make sure that your hairstylist is aware of creating the right amount of texture in your short hair. Your hairstylist will be having a catalog of curly hairstyles. You can refer it and choose a suitable hairstyle for your hair.
Hairstyles for Women
Let's take a look at the folowing pictures. These images will give you an idea of how your short haircut can look impressive on professional as well as personal front-
List of hairstyles for women with short curly hair:

 French Braids
 Medium Length Bob Style
 Tight Cornrows Inverted Bob
 Curly Bob

A short haircut with long layers and tousled loose curly bob style are some of the popular hairstyles.
Hairtyles for Men
Take a look at the folowing pictures that will give you an idea of a variety of options for men's short hairstyles specially for curly hair. These images are presented from different perspectives-
List of hairstyles for women with short curly hair:

 Afro Style
 Hair Braids
 Naturally Curly Hair
There are two basic ways to curl your short hair:
  • Naturally Curly
  • Chemically permed
Sometimes, it is not possible to manage curly hair as they may have very small curls. The volume of your hair maybe huge. Therefore, a proper hair care planning is a must. Short hairstyles can give you a smart, elegant, and gorgeous look. Try to avoid haircuts that need blow drying.
Naturally Curly
A good haircut can be done when there is plenty of room to play around with your hair. You must decide about the length as per your choice before cutting your hair since your hair will shrink when it dries up. Curly haircuts should be layered so that they look better. Natural curls should always be softened with conditioners, relaxing balm, and heavyweight gel.
Chemically Permed
In case your hair is short but doesn't have good volume, then you can opt for the chemically permed hairstyle. Before a perm, your hair has a natural shape and texture with physical bonds. The chemical of the perm solution manages to break this bond and hold a new shape, that of the rods with which you wrap your hair around. Ultimately the neutralizer reforms the physical bonds for the new shape to last.
Tips to Maintain Curly Hair
 Certain hairstyling products are good for hair. Apply gel, hairspray, or mousse to hold the hair in place when your hair is wet, or let it dry naturally.
 The use of shampoo and moisturizing conditioner will help moisturize your hair. Smoothly rub the moisturizer on your head before washing it. Deep moisturizer can be used once a month.
 Try to avoid hair dryers and let your hair dry naturally, else they may become kinky. Do not brush or rub your hair hard; chances of hair loss may arise.
 Use wide tooth combs for brushing your hair. You can use your fingers too to smoothly comb the tangled hair.
 Short curls must be made to cut into its volume. The proper use of hair fixates, surface silkeners, and hair pomades can settle down and maintain the grooming unruly curly hair. Short hairstyles can give you a stylish appearance if done and maintained in the proper manner.
 You must focus on having a healthy diet to keep your hair good too. Eat food that gives you a good amount of proteins. This will surely add a natural shine to your hair.
The short haircuts should be done in such a way that it should complement your overall personality. This can hide your low points such as marks or pimples on your face. Having curls can give you a trendy look, and in some cases it can even make a person look younger. Love your hair, 'coz not all have these beautiful, natural curls that you have. Cheers!
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