These days, more people are embracing their natural hair texture in all its wavy, curly, coily, or kinky glory. And it doesn’t look like that is changing anytime soon. While it’s important to keep your strands healthy in order for them to look their best, the right haircut is also helpful in that pursuit.
It can be hard out here for our curly kinfolk, as there are many variables to consider when you’re getting a cut: Will it match the shape of your face? Will it complement your curl pattern? Bangs or no bangs? And then there’s the question of maintenance. How much work do you really want to do when it comes time to style all that glorious hair?
Relax, we’ll do some of the thinking for you. We looked to a few of of our favorite curly-haired celebs and asked some hairstylists to give a little guidance for those looking to achieve some of the coolest curly haircuts around. Bookmark this page for the next time you plan to make a visit to your stylist’s chair. And while you’re at it, be sure to check out the best curly hair-care products so you can keep your coils looking and feeling their best.
With additional reporting by Alexandra Owens