Dreaming about a summer chop? A shorter hairstyle is perfect for the warm weather – it’s cooler, easier to style, and perfect for laid back days at the beach or around the pool. But for all our curl queens, choosing a short curly hair style that works can be tricky. We have all the hot tips on finding the best hairstyles for short curly hair.
Work With Your Curls
As curly hair specialists, we know that all curls are not the same. Knowing your curl type is essential for choosing a hairstyle that is going to work for you.
There are three main types of curls: wavy, curly, and coily.
- Wavy hair falls in loose S shapes. It has greater volume and texture than completely straight hair, with curls that normally begin a few inches down from the root.
- Curly hair has more defined loops, ranging in diameter. Tighter curls are springier and have more volume.
- Coily and kinky hair have an S shape or Z shape and will have significant shrinkage due to the tightness of the curls. Coils are typically compact and dense.
Within these broad categories there are further levels of curl volume, from loose tousled waves to tight and dense coils. Some haircuts will work best for wavy hair, while others are suited to coily hair.
Consider the Shape of Your Face
Want a shorter hair style but worried about the way it will frame your face? There’s no such thing as a face which cannot accommodate a cute short style – but some short curly haircuts will work better than others!
If you’re looking to really accentuate your cheekbones and show off your amazing facial structure, a super short afro or textured curly pixie cut is the style for you. If you prefer a little more hair around your cheeks, a beachy tousled bob or soft curly shag bangs are ideal.
Think about Your Styling Regime
Are you the kind of person who is happy to dedicate some time every morning to getting your hair style just right? Or would you prefer to roll out of bed, run some products through your curls, and start your day? Your ideal styling regime will determine the best short curly hairstyle for you. Beachy waves look best when air dried and scrunched with a little mousse, but perfectly defined bouncy curls in a bob might need a little more maintenance to prevent frizz.
Choose a Curly Hair Specialist
The most important thing you can do when choosing the best short curly hair style? Choose the best curly hairdresser! Delilah are the best hair stylists in Melbourne for creating amazing curly looks. We celebrate all kinds of wavy, curly and coily hair – and our experienced team know just how to treat your curls to make them shine! We use the dry-cutting technique to cut your hair in its natural state. Delilah stylists can work with you to decide on a look that suits your needs and your personal style, and our beautiful range of curly hair products will ensure your hair is healthy and stunning long after you leave the salon.
Book online now for a consultation with one of our curly hair specialists, and discover the best short curly hairstyle for you!