How do you prepare a curly cut?

How do you prepare a curly cut?


  1. DETOX & EXFOLIATE At least a week before your appointment, get ready to detox and clarify your hair if you use ANY products with silicones, butters, or oils in them.
  2. CONDITION We recommend any conditioner by DevaCurl, Innersense or Curls.

Are dry cuts better for curly hair?

Should Hair Be Wet or Dry While It’s Being Cut? This can depend on individual preference but generally, curly hair should be cut while it’s dry. Each curl has its own individual pattern and one head of hair can even have multiple different curl patterns.

What are the disadvantages of cutting dry hair?

The only real disadvantage of dry cutting hair is that it can be difficult to create precise lines. If you’re looking for an A-line or very blunt bob, you’re probably better off getting your cut while your hair is wet.

How do I prepare my hair for a dry cut?

Leave your hair as you normally wear it You can have a product applied, as long as it doesn’t make the hair sticky (like gels or spray). Let your hair hang loosely—no clips, bands, bun and ponytails. It can disrupt your curl pattern. Before coming in, let your stylist know if your hair is very long, or very thick.

Should curly hair be straightened before cutting?

If you normally wear your hair curly, you should NOT straighten it before getting it cut. You’ll end up with a cut that works for your straightened hair, but very likely does not work for your curls. Find a stylist who’s experienced with cutting curly hair.

What are the disadvantages of cutting wet hair?

Wet hair is more fragile and elastic (especially if over processed or fine), and can be prone to snapping while it’s being combed over and over during a wet cut, says Ungaro.

How often should curly hair be washed?

Loose and classic curls can lather up two to four times a week. Coily curl types can co-wash weekly, and deep cleanse with shampoo once a month. Tight curls fall somewhere in between – shampoo or co-wash every few days to a week. A good rule of thumb: If your curls feel dry, try washing less frequently.

Does dry cutting cause split ends?

“When the hair is dry and you’re using dry cutting scissors, you get a much cleaner cut on the ends of the hair, so they don’t split and fray as much.” Hair that’s not frayed is healthier hair, which keeps it looking better longer.

How do you cut dry curly hair?


  1. Cut hair when it is dry!
  2. Cut curly hair after it has been washed, dried and detangled.
  3. Cut curly hair down the middle for an even and balanced haircut.
  4. Maintain an even hair length all the way around the head (instead of cutting into layers) to liberate curls from the root and ensure that hair grows evenly.