Women with curly hair are often told to opt for straightening, since it is quite difficult to maintain curly hair than straight/wavy hair; however, when you give it a serious thought, you would find both good and bad things about it.
At times, you might feel like pulling the strands and making it straight, and sometimes, you’d adore your beautiful curly hair. Instead of going for permanent straightening, you can stay true to natural transitioning movement by trying out these popular curly hairstyles –
A short or a bob haircut is a great way to show off your natural curls, while maintaining a more controlled and professional look. In order to keep your hair healthier and styled, you may have to visit a professional hair stylist.
It won’t suit everyone; those with long, oval, and square shape faces usually look cool in curly bob hairstyles, while the ones with round and heart shaped may be better off staying away from curly bobs.
Moreover, you should remember that since short cuts increase the curls, bob isn’t for you, if you want to avoid more curls. Try products that are especially designed for both curly and shorter hair.
Half Down, Half Up
Those with tighter curls and shorter cuts can also try letting a few sections hang down. No matter how much hair you decide to leave down and how much is kept up, do consider styling it wisely. Half down, half up hairstyles aren’t really common; it should be frizz free and frame your face. It shouldn’t look greasy, but rather be well-maintained and have a sleek upper layer.
So, you’ll need to spend some quality time with a stylist on perfecting the style before you go for a change.
For women with longer hair, braids can be easy-going and stylish. Keeping curly locks in their place would be great way to spice up any look.
You can keep the front stands loose in order to give a casual, yet professional look. Always start braiding close to your neck, keeping it tight enough to hold the curl. If you’ve short cuts or tighter curls, choose scalp braids as it is extremely versatile and lasts for longer period.
Instead of trying to straighten only the front layers (which has been quite a popular style over the last couple of years), you can use twists, which have become a rage of late. This easy and quick style will offer you elegant and polished look while you’re at office, and add to your charm during evening parties too.
Hold the twist throughout the process as it may loosen up near the end and you can make twists on a single side or on both side, depending upon your choice. The straight stranded women with French twists can create an iconic and classic hairstyle, which shows off a professional look. Use a blend of Shea butter or pomade and hairspray at the end, in order to frame the face perfectly, and avoid fly-away.
If curly bangs are worn correctly, it can create great grown-up hairstyles; but, do not cover your eyes with bangs, especially in a work environment as it would be a reason of distraction to you as well as others.
When going for this cut, make sure that your hair is dry enough as cutting wet curly bangs will shorten the length than wanted locks.
So, there you have 5 cool hairstyles for your naturally curly hair; go ahead and try the one(s) that liked the most.